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The Flying Fox Backpackers

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“living room”(13 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's my second time staying at The Flying Fox and there's a good reason I went back. The owner and manager of the hostel, Ross, is very hospitable and knowledgable of the local area. This is particularly important when he can advise on what to...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

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

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Free Parking
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Breakfast included
Free Parking
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US$ 24 - US$ 142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$ 24 - US$ 142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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"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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