I booked to stay for 1 week initially and ended up living there on and off for 8 months! What makes the Blue Parrot so special is the people and the atmosphere. It's a small, homely hostel with chilled, comfortable living spaces so you get to know people really quickly which is so important when you're travelling alone. The location is superb- there's a different awesome night out every day of the week in vibrant Kings Cross and the hostel managers make sure everyone feels welcome, gets involved and has a great time. It's not a totally crazy, party hostel so you can def get some sleep before early morning trips or work. It is a hostel though, so sure sometimes drunk people come in late or snore but if you're a single traveller arriving in Sydney you won't find a better place to get connected and get immersed in the Sydney lifestyle. Plus the internet is free which is a massive bonus. I loved it, had an amazing Aussie experience and would absolutely stay there again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Blue Parrot Backpackers is located in the most cosmopolitan part of inner Sydney City (akin to Soho in London and East Village in NYC) and is only minutes walk from the heart of the city, offering vibrant nightlife, clubbing, trendy cafes, bars, restaurants and all the tourist attractions. A friendly hostel run by sisters Effie and Sasha, known for its social atmosphere and warm welcoming staff where you can easily meet other travellers, especially if you're travelling solo. Guests can relax in the large outdoor courtyard or the indoor lounge area, the perfect places to socialise. Blue Parrot is 5 minutes walk from Kings Cross train station. The City Centre, Royal Botanic Gardens, the Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge are less than 20 minutes walk away. To make your travels easier reception can organise exciting day trips to the Blue Mountains, Surfing lessons, Skydiving, Whale watching, Wine tasting and more .... AGE RESTRICTION: Adults only 18-35 years old in dormitory rooms. ___________________________________________________________ PROPERTY FACILITIES: FREE Wi-Fi ! Available in all areas and is free of charge. Close to Train Station - Courtyard - BBQ - Tour desk - Luggage storage - Lounge/TV - DVD - In-house movies - Playstation - Wii - Photocopying/Scan - Computers - Kitchen - Laundry - Non-smoking rooms - Designated smoking area - Airport Shuttle bus (surcharge) Popular with solo travellers! Best price guaranteed! No booking fees! No deposit! Additional Information about Blue Parrot Backpackers Price Range: $39 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Bed) Number of rooms: 8 ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Blue Parrot Backpackers Hotel Sydney