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Reviews of ChiliBlue Backpackers

Hostel | 144 Victoria St, Kings Cross, Sydney, Australia 2011

74.3% Overall Rating

366 out of 477 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (19/08/2014)

"The Asian cleaning crew at that time were doing miracles in the morning by cleaning the place before breakfast, btw: breakfast with standard cereal and milk, but also hard boiled eggs and singles of cheese - that was…"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Free city tour
  • Games room
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Fax
  • Late check-out
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Common area / room
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Onsite shop(s)
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 9.61
  • Towel USD 4.37

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

Reception / Office hours 08:00 till 21.00 Sundays & Public Holidays 09.00am till 19.00 IF YOU DON'T SPECIFY YOUR ARRIVAL TIME WE WILL CANCEL YOUR BOOKING AND CHARGE YOU FOR THE NIGHT. By placing a booking request you agree to amend the terms & conditions to be subject & in compliance to our policies. Due to an increase in use of invalid credit cards or credit cards with no credit we now require full prepayment of online bookings. PLEASE NOTE: We are a Youth Hostel & accept only travellers under 30 years old. Over 30 yo with prior arrangement only. Australian and NZ passport holders are not permitted to stay at our hostel. Please note: We do not accept groups of more than 4 persons. Any booking made for more than 4 people will automatically be cancelled and no refund given. IF YOU ARE ARRIVING LATE YOU MUST ARRANGE WITH US FOR LATE CHECK-IN PROCEDURE PLEASE EMAIL US YOUR ARRIVAL TIME. IF YOU ARRIVE LATE WITHOUT ANY ARRANGEMENTS, YOU WILL BE CHARGED FOR THE BOOKING EVEN IF YOU CANT CHECK-IN. New Year Policy: we will charge you 50% deposit on reservation, and the balance on 1st December. minimum stay is 10 nights, we do not accept check-ins or check-outs on 30th or 31st of December and 1st or 2nd of January. Full payment is required on or before arrival date. Cancellations before 1st December will forfeit 50% already paid. Cancelations after 1st December forfeit 100%. New Year covers period between 21st Dec to 7th Jan. Long Stays packages are available at a substantial discount. We do not offer any refunds for the summer special.

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Sydney?

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74.3%

Overall Rating

366 out of 477 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'ChiliBlue Backpackers'

Atmosphere
71.2%
Location
87.2%
Facilities
69.6%
Cleanliness
60.0%
Staff
75.2%
Value
80.0%
Safety
76.8%
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94.3%
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Customer review

29 July 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It's a fun place to stay at a great location. The staff is friendly and you get a good value for your money :)

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

18 June 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: A fun place, good social life set up, great staff. As far as the breakfast/cleanliness is concerned... you get what you pay for. Its not bad, but its what you would expect for paying 10 bucks a night.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

07 June 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice hostel with friendly stuff. It's close to the city and the botanic garden for relaxing on sunny days after beeing out at Kings Cross.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

03 June 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good bf

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

07 May 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Organize lots of parties and nightly pub crawl to meet fellow travellers. Great breakfast.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

01 May 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: great location and friendly staff, excellent hostel except for the communal kitchen, watch out for the roaches!!!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Tim Swift

15 February 2009 Tim would recommend this property

Liked: Great, easy atmosphere, good social area, decent kitchen (though it wasn't at 100% when we were there, i'm sure it will be sorted soon), nice dorms, internet stations & soon to have free wifi.

Disliked: Tim left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 40%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

15 February 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Free internet, great breakfast, tv

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

30 January 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: friendly, relaxed atmosphere

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

mircea Robu

27 January 2009 mircea would recommend this property

Liked: new look reception, free internet, very cheap, like manager say PAAAARRTEEEEYYYY!!

Disliked: mircea left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Daniela Lindell

21 January 2009 Daniela would recommend this property

Liked: friendly staff, good offers and free internet!

Disliked: Daniela left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Philip Rutherford

21 January 2009 Philip would recommend this property

Liked: The best hostel i have every stayed in by far!!!! really friendly, fun staff, the rooms were very clean, lots of cool people, just a great atmosphere!!! would deffinately stay here again, 10 out of 10!

Disliked: Philip left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

benjamin bray

20 January 2009 benjamin would recommend this property

Liked: good setup great staff and right in the middle of town.

Disliked: benjamin left no negative feedback.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Oliver Wessely

20 January 2009 Oliver would recommend this property

Liked: Most things

Disliked: Oliver left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

19 January 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Loved it, will be back, thanks Matt for the boat party!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Jean-Philippe LAURENT

15 January 2009 Jean-Philippe would recommend this property

Liked: good for budget travellers

Disliked: Jean-Philippe left no negative feedback.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

Andrew Crew

05 January 2009

Liked: location

Disliked: Andrew left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Danielle Dawson

27 December 2008 Danielle would recommend this property

Liked: Free breakfast and internet and the hostel is kept very clean.

Disliked: Danielle left no negative feedback.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

22 December 2008

Liked: Good location, free internet and breakfast.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 80%

Customer review

20 December 2008

Liked: great area

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

54.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 60%

Elizabeth Roberts

05 December 2008

Liked: The Kitchen facilities are quite good, and the party atmosphere good. Kings cross a bit of a dump and pretty seedy, probably one of the better hostels in the area though....

Disliked: Elizabeth left no negative feedback.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

30 November 2008

Liked: Good location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 80%

Matthias Witt

28 November 2008

Liked: inexpensive

Disliked: Matthias left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

24 November 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location,free internet.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

23 November 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, the room was very clean and nice people !! I recommend this place for a nice stay in sydney

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.


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