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    The Flying Fox Backpackers

    190 Bathurst Rd, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent68%
    • Very good22%
    • Average4%
    • Poor3%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    31 - 35 of 144 reviews

    Reviewed 16 August 2015

    I only stayed in this hostel for 1 night, but I wished I could've stayed longer. It's cheap, clean and the owner is really friendly. He knows everything about the mountains and gives great advice about hikes. There's also a great cozy and warm (fire...More

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    Reviewed 10 August 2015

    My arrival was as coming into a friends house. Really laid back atmosphere and overall cozy. There was a 6pm social time that Ross (the owner) was enforcing in the living room area. So no multi media allowed. I tought it was great because as...More

    Thank Ingedives
    Reviewed 31 July 2015

    My aunt and I stayed here for two nights the end of July (2015). Overall, the place was nice - quiet, pretty clean (for a hostel, at least), and convenient location. The owner (I believe he was the owner) was very nice and helpful (in...More

    Thank Travelista_0
    Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

    I came to stay at the Flying Fox in the middle of winter. I wasn't planning on staying long, but the friendly atmosphere of the hostel and the beautiful blue mountains sucked me in and I had to extend my stay! Definitely recommend staying in...More

    Thank holycricket
    Reviewed 16 July 2015

    Good location, nice free breakfast, clean dorms and bathroom. Owner Ross is more than willing to help you choose a hike and is very friendly. It gets cold inside despite log fire and heaters, but would in spite of that definitely recommend! Atmosphere is wonderful.

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
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    • Price range
    • US$24 - US$69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
    • Location
    • Australia >
    • New South Wales >
    • Blue Mountains >
    • Katoomba
    • Also Known As
    • The Flying Fox Backpackers Blue Mountains/Katoomba
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    KCWatford
    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!
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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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    "Aside from a few minor things, this place is great"
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