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Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We came in a big group to explore the blue mountains for the weekend. The staff were incredibly helpful and kind and made us feel very welcome. The common room was a great space too! Can't wait to come back in the future!

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Overall a good stay. I stayed in a private room. Although bed was very hard, the facilities and cleanliness of the room was good and a welcome addition was the Tv. Good shower - no hairdryer. Central to Katoomba station and Main Street.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Immediately felt welcome in the hostel. Staff really helpful and know a lot about the area, give advice on walks. Room really clean and comfy beds. Atmosphere of hostel is quite quiet but friendly. Would 100% visit again

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very near to the train station (5min walk). Very nice 4 bedrooms with big lockers. The bathrooms are clean and looked very new. Common area is nice with an open fire. Very good equipped kitchen. Friendly staff working there and helps you with bush walking tours (you get maps and information booklets). About 30-40 min walk to the tree sisters....

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1Thank Max W
BMBH144, Front Office Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Max, Thank you very much for your review, it's nice to read that you not only liked the hotel but also went out hiking and saw some of the beautiful Blue Mountains National Park. Kind regards, Cathy

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice people at the reception, very helpful. The hostel is clean, clean room and bathroom! There's a nice atmosphere, everybody is open en friendly. Very good location nearby the National Park and the train station.

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BMBH144, Front Office Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Eveline, Thank you for your review. Lovely to hear you enjoyed your stay here. Kind regards, Cathy and the team at BMBH

Northampton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my friend stayed at the Blue Mountains Backpackers Hostel for a brief trip before our East Coast Adventure. We travelled here via Sydney Trains and the hostel is a perfect location! Only an 8 minute walk. It's also only a 30 minutes walk to Echoes Point or just a short 10 minute bus journey which you can hop...

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BMBH144, Front Office Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Leanne, Thank you very much for your review. Come back and stay again any time! Kind regards, Cathy and the team at BMBH

Aldershot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is very clean and the facilities are great. Kitchen is big and clean and communal common area is large with free pool and fussball. We had a great stay here while visiting the blue mountains!

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Somerset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed one night at the backpacker hostel in 6 bed female dorm. The hostel was very clean, some of the best facilities we have come across whilst travelling down the east coast. Great location to the train station and the national park. Free washing was also a great perk. Overall great stay!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The common room is really nice, with a lot of free things to do like the pooltable, minusoccer table (bit old) and a good ambiance! Unfortunetely it closes at 11, which is quite early. The bathrooms are ok, as wel as the rooms but there weren't enough plugs (2 for 6 people). Although we were happy to stay here and...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good staff. Good place near to all commodities. Bathroom and toilet are clean. And access is really easy is close to the train station. Good walk to do around the place. Many informations are provide if we need. Good value for quality/price. Thx for all.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel was opened on May 1st 2009. We are the closest hostel to Katoomba Train Station (turn right from the station and follow Bathurst Road). We have a wide range of clean dormitory, dormitory en-suite, private, private en-suite, family and family en-suite rooms. We cater to travellers, groups, families and can accommodate parties of up to 160 guests. Our lounge is great for all guests, with lots of room to mingle or find a quiet corner in front of the fire. Test your skills on our FREE pool table, FREE table soccer table, FREE guitar or play one of our many FREE board games. The kitchen is spacious, well stocked with utensils and 6 large ovens. Just out from that is a summer BBQ space and courtyard garden. Not only do we have our great reception, friendly staff and clean facilities, we also offer: FREE wi-fi throughout the hostel FREE computers and low priced printing (b/w) FREE laundry FREE games and rainy day activities FREE luggage storage (just leave us a review!) FREE on street parking FREE lockers in all dormitory rooms FREE to use TVs in the lounge and all private rooms FREE tourist information In addition, we can help you with Blue Mountains visitor attraction tickets and much, much, more. Please ask! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel

Address: 144 Bathurst Rd, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia (Formerly Central Blue Backpackers)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
Price Range: $49 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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“Go for twin bed or 4 bed dorm.”
 of 5 bubbles FoodieDK123, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Dorms were cooler, privates were extremely hot.”
 of 5 bubbles danz2017, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“private room with toilet are quiet and toilets are clean”
 of 5 bubbles liangjunl2016, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The beds are bunk style. The more bunks in the room, the cheaper per person”
 of 5 bubbles jennys153, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“bring your own mirror as the room does not have one ”
 of 5 bubbles 380natasham, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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