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The Flying Fox Backpackers

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The Flying Fox Backpackers is located in a lovely old building, 400 metres from town. Established to cater for independent travellers and not large groups, it's the perfect place to make new friends. A vibrant Hostel with No T.V. and log fires for warmth and atmosphere, people feel very relaxed at the Fox. Free Breakfast and free wifi internet, lovely double, twins and dorms secure Hostel with a great outdoor area with fires in side and out.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
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Non-smoking rooms
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The Flying Fox was our first stop on our road trip and it was a great first night! Having never really staying in hostels or dorms before we had an awesome experience. The communal spaces were clean and the bedroom was so cosy. They have a huge living area and outdoor space,
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I stayed here for a few nights whilst visiting the Blue Mountains. The hostel came highly recommended by various travel sites. The building (house) itself looks unimpressive from the street, and the dorms inside are similarly average. The kitchen needs some work too, but wait
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I only stayed in this hostel for 1 night, but I wished I could've stayed longer. It's cheap, clean and the owner is really friendly. He knows everything about the mountains and gives great advice about hikes. There's also a great cozy and warm (fire place) common room, where you
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My arrival was as coming into a friends house. Really laid back atmosphere and overall cozy. There was a 6pm social time that Ross (the owner) was enforcing in the living room area. So no multi media allowed. I tought it was great because as soon 6 pm hit the clock, people were
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My aunt and I stayed here for two nights the end of July (2015). Overall, the place was nice - quiet, pretty clean (for a hostel, at least), and convenient location. The owner (I believe he was the owner) was very nice and helpful (in suggesting activities and giving directions,
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Are there private rooms with private bathrooms? Thanks
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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"Your choice - dorm room with about 7 people vs. a private room. Know what you need and choose based on that."
"Dorm 6 is the best room if you like cats as Guano generally sleeps here! It's also the biggest!"
"#3 is located at a good position between the entrance and the bathroom yet far enough from the kitchen/living room"
"Dorm 6 is the ultimate"
"We got an upgrade of a room for 2 , dont know about the dorms."
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 21 - US$ 59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
AustraliaNew South WalesBlue MountainsKatoomba
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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