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    The Flying Fox Backpackers

    190 Bathurst Rd, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent67%
    • Very good23%
    • Average4%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    Sky Rider Motor Inn
    400 reviews
    #1 of 15 hotels in Katoomba
     
    Katoomba Town Centre
    239 reviews
    #6 of 15 hotels in Katoomba
     
    Echo Point Discovery Motel
    284 reviews
    #10 of 15 hotels in Katoomba
     
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    1 - 5 of 142 reviews

    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

    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

    Thank hengxti
    Reviewed 19 March 2017

    I stayed here shortly after arriving in Australia for around a week. I really liked it and met some great people. I hadn't stayed in any other hostels before so it was my first experience. Everything was new and exciting. The positives - clean, good...More

    Thank BeckyTheFoodie
    Reviewed 28 February 2017

    Arrived with my 2 friends and stayed in the mixed dorms for 3 nights. The place was very homely, although the rooms had a slightly musky smell. Also, there's a cat living with them, which was a slight problem for me as I am scared...More

    Thank rainbowstained
    Sky Rider Motor Inn
    400 reviews
    #1 of 15 hotels in Katoomba
     
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    239 reviews
    #6 of 15 hotels in Katoomba
     
    Echo Point Discovery Motel
    284 reviews
    #10 of 15 hotels in Katoomba
     
    3 Sisters Motel
    477 reviews
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    About
    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$ 35 - US$ 136 (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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    Room & Suite (5)
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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 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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    "As a solo female traveler I always prefer female dorms - they do have two private rooms too if you are a..."
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