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Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

When I arrived in Sydney, I had planned to stay at a couple of hostels around the city to explore different areas and I though it'd be a great way to meet a bunch of people. After two days at BP, I checked out pretty unwillingly because I had booked another hostel. I came back after two nights at the...

1Thank Rosanne H
Slagelse, Denmark
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I really enjoyed my stay at Blue Parrot Backpackers. The staff is really friendly. People at the hostel is very accommodating. The hostel i placed a few minutes from Kings Cross station. Beds are comfortable and the rooms are good. Nice area outside. Small kitchen but functional.

Thank Sofie S
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

I kicked off my year in Australia with a stay at the Blue Parrot. It was a good start to my trip. The hostel is clean, not to cramped and generally a nice place to stay. The location was great for exploring the city and going out in the evening. The staff were all friendly and helpful. The rooms had...

Thank Heather M
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I can highly recommend this hostel. Staff and service is excellent. Hostel is very clean, tidy and organised. Perfect location on top of that. When I'll go to Sydney again I would definitely stay in this friendly hostel. Thank you.

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1Thank vanova_lucie
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

So how was my stay in the Blue parrot ? The best hostel experience in my life !! From start to finish it was everything I hoped for and then some! I have been in Sydney for two weeks. My first two nights I stayed in the chili Blue it was the worse experience ever. I then looked elsewhere &...

1Thank julian2201
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a great hostel with a really friendly vibe in a good location. The staff are all really friendly and welcoming, and make a big effort to make guests feel welcome, include solo travellers, and create a sociable atmosphere. They are really good at giving advice on things to see and do, and often hang out with guests. The...

1Thank emtroop
Léguevin, France
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The blue parrot hostel is a pretty and nice small hostel. Walking distance to the city center. With a really nice 30 mins walk you can go to the botanic garden and reach the Opera house. About 40-50 people maximum in the hostel. Which is really small, best hostel ever. It remind me the university houses and the other guest...

2Thank stephh64
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I really enjoyed staying in this hostel. The staff is nice and helpful. Wifi is free and unlimited, great TV room. Big courtyard, fun atmosphere. A small hostel but a kind of family life! Perfect for solo travellers.

2Thank emourguye
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The hostel itself is pretty cool because the people who come here are generally here because of the small size and the social scene. The location in Kings Cross / Potts Point is perfectly fine and actually adds color to the place. The major downside is that one of the male staff members is super creepy and makes sexually charged...

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

Thanks for taking time to review us, we’re happy to hear you enjoyed our social atmosphere and location! We truly apologise if one of our staff made you feel at all uncomfortable. We only have one male staff so we can narrow down who you are referring to. We usually receive great comments about him, from both males and females...

Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed in the BP hostel as my very first time backpacking alone and it was in hindsight the best hostel I've ever stayed in. I made friends really quickly and the owners are two very welcoming ladies (and yes guys they are hot too so it's a nice welcome in every sense of the word!). The place has a...

2Thank Phillip R

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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: $38 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue Parrot Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Rooms facing away from the backyard area are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles kgrote, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“i had 10 bed only girls with bathroom and i`m so happy for that”
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“rooms with views to garden and trees are best!”
 of 5 bubbles pelicano24, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
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