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    The Flying Fox Backpackers

    190 Bathurst Rd, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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    • Excellent68%
    • Very good22%
    • Average4%
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 144 reviews

    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
    Reviewed 19 May 2017

    Holi is the and most awesome receptionist! :) I like the hostel. There was a heater in the room. The kitchen was well equipped and resonably large. Oil, spices and so own were there. There is a chimney fire in the evening with social gathering....More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
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    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
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    • Price range
    • US$ 36 - US$ 149 (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 Katoomba, Blue Mountains
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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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