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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good hostel but it is too hot in the room, you have no aircon and the fans are just useless, same for the wifi most of the time it's not really working, the kitchen could be better as well.. On the other hand great staff, very good location, and good atmosphere, also the kitchen is always open which is a...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

For what this hostel costs, you really don't get much. The wifi is so slow as to be basically unusable, no air conditioning, a small kitchen with outdated appliances, cheap IKEA bunk beds, unreliable hot water in the showers, and shared power strips for device charging. There is a large group of long-term work visa guests who have their own...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Blue Parrot back in 2013 and when I booked a trip out to Sydney recently there was absolutely nowhere else I would of stayed! The place is a home from home, amazing people, good vibes and helpful staff that go out of their way to make you feel welcome. Location is perfect for getting around all...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let's start with the good things. The staff is excellent, friendly and helpful. This was by far the most social hostel I stayed in during my trip, even though there were a fair few working holiday people staying there as they were looking for work and I normally prefer to hang out with fellow tourists. The place is small enough...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great time at blue parrot. It is a great place to hang out and explore sydney. The hostel was clean and comfortable. Fun and diverse neighborhood, close to city center and sights. Great harbor walk nearby

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Mildenhall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely little hostel for those looking to stay somewhere cheap, safe and comfortable. The location is great and all of the staff are very friendly and helpful. My only complaint is that the rooms do not have air-conditioning, which can be quite unpleasant on a hot day!

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

Thank you for the lovely review Robert! Yes, while you were staying with us all of Sydney had a 2 week heat wave which made it unusually warm. All our rooms have large windows with natural air flow and fans. It’s never a problem for us to put more fans in a room to increase the air flow, please let...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The blue parrot is an amazing place to stay if you are looking for a small, family-run, cosy and clean hostel to spend a few nights in Sydney! Effie and Sasha are just amazing and ready to help with any questions you may have! Definitely recommended! Miss it already!!!

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Reviewed 7 January 2017

I did traveled alone (blond girl), was a little skeptical because of what i did read about the hostel before i'd go but you know what? It's the best place to live! I'm so happy for i did and i will definitely live there again. I felt so safe there and it is so clean. I got friends forever! Only...

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

Thanks for taking the time to review us and we’re very happy you are in love with the Blue Parrot! We mostly attract solo travelers so we’re glad to hear you felt safe here traveling alone as a female! It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and see you next year! Effie & Sasha - Blue Parrot...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016

It was so good to be back and super happy that nothing has changed after 3 years!! Cannot wait to be back again!! First time for my brother and he sure wants to come back home :) Always clean and full of joy!!

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 November 2016

I met amazing people there. The hostel is extremely tidy, the staff is friendly and always smiling, the rooms are comfortable and cleaned everyday. It doesn't look like a hostel.. You feel like you're at home!

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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: ₹ 1,815 - ₹ 4,503 (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.”
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“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!”
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