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    The Flying Fox Backpackers

    190 Bathurst Rd, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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    Traveller (24)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Hotel & Grounds (14)
    • Excellent68%
    • Very good22%
    • Average4%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 145 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Seriously, don't stay anywhere else in the Blue Mountains!! And if you're thinking of only visiting for a day or two just book for a month instead. If you are a good person who loves nature, hiking, meeting new people, relaxing by a fire, playing...More

    Thank hlmtravels90
    Reviewed 24 September 2017

    Are you coming to Katoomba, wanting a nice room, nice company and somebody with experience that can recommend amazing walking and biking trails? Have this hostel in mind. Based on my room, I am going to guess the rooms are comfortable with the bare minimum...More

    1  Thank rodrigoelp
    Reviewed 30 July 2017

    The hostels in Aus so far have been a bit off and very different to Asia, very clicky and not great for the money. Here Ross makes you feel very welcome and get everyone together as well as providing great local info for walks etc....More

    Thank 13Nic13
    Reviewed 14 June 2017

    A friend and I were looking for somewhere more sociable than a hotel or air bnb to stay and we decided to book The Flying Fox. All the rooms were heated and so it was very cosy and the kitchen is spacious. Ross the owner...More

    1  Thank Lauren B
    Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

    Pros: - Clean - Bunks have curtains for privacy - Easy to make friends - Pet cat - Helpful owner - BYO alcohol allowed - Not a party place, so easy to sleep Cons: - No central heating, so very cold during winter - A...More

    Thank Madisson D
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Price range
    • US$25 - US$116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Location
    • Australia >
    • New South Wales >
    • Blue Mountains >
    • Katoomba
    • Also Known As
    • The Flying Fox Backpackers Blue Mountains/Katoomba
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    Room & Suite (5)
    Hotel & Grounds (14)
    Family and Play Areas (5)
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    31 May 2017|
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    Response from rainbowstained | Reviewed this property |
    Hello! Sorry, I don't think there are private bathrooms, but there are private rooms where you can book for 2 (if I'm not wrong)! Cheers!
    Room Tips
    "Dorm 6 is the best room if you like cats as Guano generally sleeps here! It's also the biggest!"
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    "#3 is located at a good position between the entrance and the bathroom yet far enough from the kitchen/living..."
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    "Dorm 6 is the ultimate"
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    "We got an upgrade of a room for 2 , dont know about the dorms."
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