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Blue Parrot Backpackers

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was in the 10-bed dorm and was frustrated that the rooms were stinking with the smell of alcohol. Some of the guests in the room were drunk almost every night. It is not surprising to see this in this area as this hostel is in Kings cross area that has lots of pubs and nightlife. Also, toilets were dirtied...

Thank Ajay N
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very familiar Hostel with a few rooms. We had a 4 bedroom which was quite nice but very small. Very friendly staff everywhere in the hostel. The bathrooms didn't please me because toilet and shower were in one room (The numer of bathrooms ,i think it were 3). Especially in the morning this was a problem if you had...

Thank Max W
BParrot, Owner at Blue Parrot Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, we’re glad you would recommend us and liked our location! We are sorry that it didn’t please you that the toilet and shower where both in the same room but this is normal for most bathrooms in the world and our guests usually comment that they prefer this since they have complete privacy. We also...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Truly one of the top hostels I have ever stayed at ! Staff so so friendly and knowledgeable! Because of the amount of bedroom and the size of lounge, kitchen and outside area it was so good for meting other like mind fun travelers !!!

Thank Chris K
Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I found the Hostel in the Internet and booked it first for 3 nights but its so nice place that I extend my stay for 4 more nights! A clean and cozy hostel! The two lovely owners are very helpful and the staff are very friendly. You feel like at home! Thx 4 all

Thank jamiro_ch
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I first got to Sydney I stayed in a large backpackers on Bondi where I felt lost in the masses. Luckily during a walk through beautiful Potts Point I found the hidden gem The Blue Parrot. The wonderful sisters Effie and Sascha and their staff did everything to make me feel at home. Thank you. It's a clean, straight...

Thank dutchguy0031
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 5 nights. Found it easy to meet other travellers here and make friend. - very clean - great hostel for first time travellers - kind owners who are welcoming and help with anything you need - very clean - great location Highly recommended.

Thank luciefranko
BParrot, Owner at Blue Parrot Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Luciefranko, thank you for staying with us and thank you for your kind words about us and our hostel. We are happy you has a great time here and we wish you safe travels. x Effie & Sasha - Blue Parrot Sisters/Owners/Staff

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostel is clean, cozy and the people in there friendly and polite. The two lovely sisters that own the Blue Parrot are very helpful, they make you feel like at home, if you want to visit Sydney you are in good hands with them, you can't get lost! Kings cross station is at 2 minutes walking and you can...

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Thank Angelica P
BParrot, Owner at Blue Parrot Backpackers, responded to this review

Ciao Angelica, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such nice feedback! We are very happy you enjoyed your time here. You are always welcome back to the Blue Parrot whenever you're in Sydney. All the best, Effie & Sasha, -Blue Parrot Sisters/Owners/Staff

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

small hostel, big waste of money for the price they charge you, you get an hostel which is not very clean, inexistant wifi, smelly and noisy rooms unpleasant staff with bad-tempered owners who cares only about reviews +good location you can for sure find much better place in sydney

Thank mun0102
BParrot, Owner at Blue Parrot Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear mun0102, We are sorry you had such a poor experience at out hostel. Unfortunately we’ve searched our records, and we have no evidence of your stay. If you’re willing, will you please contact us so we can discuss this with you and see how we can make you happy :-) The positive experience of our guests is always our...

Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is a small "comfy" hostel thats close to everything and comfortable the staff are very nice and helpful with things to do in the area and plan my trips my room was clean and I would stay again if I was in the area. The wifi was ok.

Thank Alex H
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Compared with other hostels in Australia this one wasn't very clean nor outstanding in any other category. But compared to other Hostels in Sydney it's, in fact, one of the best. Location is okay, takes some time to get to CBD though. They don't organize activities in the evenings, so you need to get to know people by yourself. Would...

Thank arlo_carlo
BParrot, Owner at Blue Parrot Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave us feedback arlo_carlo. We are happy you found our hostel to be one of Sydney's best and you’d recommend us! As you can see from our previous reviews we are highly rated for Cleanliness on all websites (eg TripAdvisor, BookingCom etc) so we are disappointed that our cleanliness didn’t meet your standards and...

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 

Additional Information about Blue Parrot Backpackers

Address: 87 Macleay St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: $32 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue Parrot Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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