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The Flying Fox Backpackers

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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“living room”(14 reviews)
“helpful owner”(4 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Pool
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Reviewed 17 February 2015

Its been a while since I've stayed in a hostel, since my backpacker days are about 10 years behind me. But I had no regrets with Flying Fox Backpackers. As the hostel was relatively quiet, I was kindly upgraded to a double room! The hostel...More

Thank AlastairJM
Reviewed 15 February 2015

I don't say this easily, but it's so true, once you've been here you don't want to leave again. I've met some great people here who i really consider as friends now. I was supposed to stay for 2 nights but extended to 4, i...More

Thank nsjansen
Reviewed 8 February 2015

I've stayed in a few Katoomba hostels over the years (the Cecil, the YHA, No 14 on Lovel St), and while those had their good and bad points this hostel was by far the most friendly and social hostel I've visited, and rooms were the...More

Thank jebskulker
Reviewed 28 January 2015

I stayed here by myself about eight years ago. This was my first time staying at what seemed to be a family run hostel. I got to know the person at the desk (the owner?) within hours of my arrival. It was cold outside so...More

Thank Ee-vahn D
Reviewed 24 January 2015 via mobile

At my arrival a car full off backpackers just left the place and someone said 'becarefull, this is a dangerous place'. And I agree. If you are not carefull, you will stay here for the rest of your life! The hostel feels like one big...More

Thank Martine B
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Price range
US$ 37 - US$ 70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 37 - US$ 70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room & Suite (5)
Family and Play Areas (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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"Your choice - dorm room with about 7 people vs. a private room. Know what you need and choose based on that."
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