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Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel

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Paris, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good staff. Good place near to all commodities. Bathroom and toilet are clean. And access is really easy is close to the train station. Good walk to do around the place. Many informations are provide if we need. Good value for quality/price. Thx for all.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for eight days in march, and there's basically nothing to complain about. The rooms are nice and big, very airy and also kept nice and clean. I slept in a twelve bed dorm and there was enough room, the beds were comfortable and the room had a bathroom attached. The best feature by far is the kitchen. It's...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best hostel I stayed in in Australia. Very clean and very friendly staff. Rooms and bathroom got cleaned everyday. Everything was perfect except for the wifi in the common area but I guess it's also because of my phone. All in all a very good hostel especially for the price!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a 4 bed private room. It was very spacious and clean. Bathroom was nice as well. Relaxed vibe throughout the whole building and the common area was nice to hang out. Free games available as well. Definitly recommend.

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Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great hostel. Really close to the train station and central Katoomba. Sees a lot of travelers so it's quite social. Rooms are quiet and good beds. Has a big kitchen and free laundry service. Although I only stayed one night I would definitely recommend it and come back 🙂

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Thank Chen H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. been there the second time now. lovely staff. nice, clean and super cheap in compare to Sydney center. kitchen well equipped close to the train station staff can give good advises for hikes and walks around. cheers!

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Thank Bjørn H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice hostel in the BM ! Very spacious rooms, FREE laundry, well euqiped kitchen, free pool&table football, Clean And friendly and helpful staff! Only 4 stars, because the plugs in the rooms are not well positioned, the piano they have is not open to play :( and the showers have low water pressure. Definitly recommended!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So easy to get to Katoomba from Sydney by train and such a lovely journey too - beautiful views! We heard about Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel through some friends. It's in a great location, no more than a 5 minute walk from the station and so close to the main high street where there are some lovely places to eat!!...

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Thank Jen H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were made to feel very welcome during out stay at this hostel and we thoroughly enjoyed it. The hostel was very clean and well looked after. The staff were also very friendly. I would strongly recommend to anyone looking to visit the blue mountains area.

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hostel was clean and functional. Beds were slightly uncomfortable and the plug sockets were oddly placed so quite inconvenient when you want things like your phone near you in a shared room. But the showers and facilities were clean and the staff friendly. The wifi was decent and location by station was good. As there was no air con, which...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel was opened on May 1st 2009. We are the closest hostel to Katoomba Train Station (turn right from the station and follow Bathurst Road). We have a wide range of clean dormitory, dormitory en-suite, private, private en-suite, family and family en-suite rooms. We cater to travellers, groups, families and can accommodate parties of up to 160 guests. Our lounge is great for all guests, with lots of room to mingle or find a quiet corner in front of the fire. Test your skills on our FREE pool table, FREE table soccer table, FREE guitar or play one of our many FREE board games. The kitchen is spacious, well stocked with utensils and 6 large ovens. Just out from that is a summer BBQ space and courtyard garden. Not only do we have our great reception, friendly staff and clean facilities, we also offer: FREE wi-fi throughout the hostel FREE computers and low priced printing (b/w) FREE laundry FREE games and rainy day activities FREE luggage storage (just leave us a review!) FREE on street parking FREE lockers in all dormitory rooms FREE to use TVs in the lounge and all private rooms FREE tourist information In addition, we can help you with Blue Mountains visitor attraction tickets and much, much, more. Please ask! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel

Address: 144 Bathurst Rd, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia (Formerly Central Blue Backpackers)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
Price Range: $47 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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“Go for twin bed or 4 bed dorm.”
 of 5 bubbles FoodieDK123, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Dorms were cooler, privates were extremely hot.”
 of 5 bubbles danz2017, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“private room with toilet are quiet and toilets are clean”
 of 5 bubbles liangjunl2016, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The beds are bunk style. The more bunks in the room, the cheaper per person”
 of 5 bubbles jennys153, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“bring your own mirror as the room does not have one ”
 of 5 bubbles 380natasham, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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