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    The Flying Fox Backpackers

    190 Bathurst Rd, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent68%
    • Very good22%
    • Average4%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    11 - 15 of 145 reviews

    Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

    Stayed at flying fox for a week and absolutely loved the cosy, chill atmosphere. Ross the owner went out of his way to make our stay awesome and we really enjoyed his pesto pasta night. Loved hanging out in the cosy common room by the...More

    Thank kiwiinamerica
    Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

    We only stayed one night here and the hostel itself is very cosy and comfortable. However, when we wanted to have a quiet drink in the evening we were told to hide our alcohol as the owner 'doesn't like spirits'. We are responsible adults and...More

    Thank April R
    Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

    Such a lovely welcoming place. A home from home. The comfy sofas in the lounge nestle around a roaring log fire in winter where residents come to socialise without electronic devices between 6 and 9pm. There are musical instruments, board games and books to entertain...More

    Thank mtp99mjr
    Reviewed 14 July 2016

    I went to OZ in 2011 - work and holiday - and I've had a great time so far, stayed in amazing hostels and meet good people - BUT then I came across THE FLYING FOX BACKPACKERS in Katoomba. I only planned on staying a...More

    Thank LoriJolly
    Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

    This was our third escape room visit and probably the most challenging. The Fox in a Box take pride in being the best at escape rooms and are constantly looking to improve. The challenge was in English, but the only downside to the adventure was...More

    1  Thank Robbyt19
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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
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    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
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    • Price range
    • US$25 - US$135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Location
    • Australia >
    • New South Wales >
    • Blue Mountains >
    • Katoomba
    • Also Known As
    • The Flying Fox Backpackers Blue Mountains/Katoomba, Australia
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    KCWatford
    31 May 2017|
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    Response from rainbowstained | Reviewed this property |
    Hello! Sorry, I don't think there are private bathrooms, but there are private rooms where you can book for 2 (if I'm not wrong)! Cheers!
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    "Dorm 6 is the best room if you like cats as Guano generally sleeps here! It's also the biggest!"
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    "#3 is located at a good position between the entrance and the bathroom yet far enough from the kitchen/living..."
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    "Dorm 6 is the ultimate"
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    "We got an upgrade of a room for 2 , dont know about the dorms."
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