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14 Lovel St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780 Australia
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What you can expect during your stay
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
  • Contactless check-in
  • Contactless check-out
Updated 20-08-05 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20-08-05 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#1 of 16 Speciality lodging in Katoomba
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We are a small friendly quiet hostel located in the beautiful World Heritage listed Blue Mountains, just 2hours from Sydney. The hostel is in an original 100+ year old guesthouse, with modern comforts of central heating, constant hot water in our shared bathroom, and WiFi. We offer simple comfortable rooms, perfectly suited to quiet peace-seeking travellers who want to relax and chill out in close proximity to all that the Blue Mountains has to offer. We have no TVs, radios on purpose; but plenty of books, games, puzzles and comfortable common areas to enjoy conversation with other guests, or relax by yourself. Many of our guests say we are like "a home away from home".
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Property amenities
Free public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Board games / puzzles
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Shared bathroom
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Clothes dryer
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Coffee / tea maker
Electric kettle
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Col wrote a review Jun. 2021
Dubbo, Australia51 contributions39 helpful votes
No. 14 Lovel Street is a pleasant place to stay for a good price. It is well heated in the winter months and encourages a cooperative atmosphere among the guests with suitable common areas for a chat. Breakfast basics are supplied in their well-equipped kitchen. There are Covid Safe rules being followed making it also a very safe stay. It is not a short walk to the railway station and local busses to tourist attractions. Some good bush walks are within walking distance.
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Date of stay: June 2021
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Be honest about what you want. All rooms are heated.
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Response from Annette Blake, Owner at No. 14 Lovel St
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks so much for the 5/5! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
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Ernie W wrote a review Jul. 2020
St. Ives, Australia21 contributions1 helpful vote
Property's Favourite Review
An easy walk from Katoomba station, 14 Lovel St is centrally located between Katoomba and Leura. This hostel is the perfect place for a quick getaway from the city and to see all the beauty the area offers.
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Date of stay: July 2020
Response from Annette Blake, Owner at No. 14 Lovel St
Responded Aug. 4, 2020
Thanks so much for your excellent review, Ernie! It was a pleasure to have you stay and we hope to see you again soon. :)
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Noelia Martinez wrote a review Apr. 2021
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No14 is the one of the best hostels I've ever been to. It's clean, cozy, quiet, and super well located at only 5min walking to the main street in Katoomba. I visit Katoomba quite often and if No14 were not available, I'd postpone my trip to another weekend. Highly recommendable!
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Response from Annette Blake, Owner at No. 14 Lovel St
Responded May 4, 2021
Thanks a million! Looking forward to seeing you again soon!
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T Lord wrote a review Mar. 2021
Bilpin, Australia10 contributions2 helpful votes
Lovely! Nice and cosy with all you need. Nice and quiet shrouded with beautiful greenery. All amenities spotless. Cool doona covers. Good guides of local walks. Great area to sit in the sun and enjoy your breakfast.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
Response from Annette Blake, Owner at No. 14 Lovel St
Responded May 4, 2021
Thank you, Trina! So happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again.
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margaret b wrote a review Dec. 2020
Cairns Region, Australia3 contributions
I had a truly wonderful stay at No14 Lovel St. Everything was spotless and super cosy. It felt like a guesthouse rather than a hostel. It has a lovely old world charm to it and I loved the attention to detail and personal touches given to it by its wonderful owners. Annette communicated with me from start to finish. She was super super helpful in providing me with information regarding the walks and sites. The bath was a real treat too!! I will happily sing the praises of this delightful place and happily return to it when I’m in Katoomba again. Do yourself a favour and stay here.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
Response from Annette Blake, Owner at No. 14 Lovel St
Responded Dec. 13, 2020
Thanks for your wonderful review and kind words, Margaret! Was great to meet you, and I look forward to your next visit. :)
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US$43 - US$52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
AustraliaNew South WalesBlue MountainsKatoomba
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Frequently Asked Questions about No. 14 Lovel St
Which popular attractions are close to No. 14 Lovel St?
Nearby attractions include Blue Mountains (0.3 km), Leura Cascades (0.9 km), and Blue Mountains Cultural Centre (0.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at No. 14 Lovel St?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and self serve laundry.
Which room amenities are available at No. 14 Lovel St?
Top room amenities include a refrigerator, an oven, and a stovetop.
What food & drink options are available at No. 14 Lovel St?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at No. 14 Lovel St?
Yes, free public parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to No. 14 Lovel St?
Conveniently located restaurants include Yellow Deli, Aunty Ed's Restaurant and Bar, and Pomegranate.
Is No. 14 Lovel St located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Katoomba.
Are any cleaning services offered at No. 14 Lovel St?
Yes, self serve laundry and a clothes dryer are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to No. 14 Lovel St?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Leura Post Office (1.3 km).