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Blue Parrot Backpackers Hostel

87 Macleay Street, Potts Point, Sydney, Australia

Winner: Best Atmosphere in Oceania for 2014, 2011, 2010. Best Staff in Oceania for 2013, 2011, 2010. Top 3 hostels in Oceania 2012. Read more

90% Overall Rating 121 out of 127 customers would recommend this property based on 127 reviews

Atmosphere 92%

Cleanliness 90%

Facilities 86%

Location 88%

Safety 91%

Staff 94%

Value 82%

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What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • PlayStation
  • Steam room
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine
  • Wii

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel 2.29USD

Important Information

PAYMENT POLICY: Please note temporarily we will be unable to receive credit cards payments, from 15 June - 15 July. Sorry for any inconvenience.

We accept only 'Visa or MasterCard' credit cards for payments of $300 or more. If your balance is less than $300 you’ll have to pay in cash. Credit cards incur a 3% charge. The hostel will do a pre-authorisation on the credit card provided prior to arrival. This is not a charge, but a validity check to guarantee the booking. The pre-authorisation will then be removed from the card upon check-in and payment. A valid passport & credit card is required on check-in. Full payment is due upon check-in, no refund if you check-out early.
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SAME DAY BOOKINGS:
If you make a booking on the same day as you are arriving the booking need to be made by 8PM (local time) the latest, or you can phone the hostel on + (612) 9356 4888 before 8PM.
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CANCELLATION POLICY:
If cancelled or modified at least 24 hours before date of arrival (local time) no fee will be charged. If cancelled or modified later or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged. Groups need 7 days notice to cancel/modify or the total price of the reservation will be charged. Cancellations/modifications must be made by e-mail only.
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CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR’S EVE - 2016 / 2017
SPECIAL EVENT BOOKING: Period 22 Dec. - 09 Jan. minimum 10 night stay, 100% of the reservation will be charged on the 1 December to guarantee your bed. Failure of payment can/will result in cancellation . This is a non-refundable and non-transferable booking. Credit card payment incurs a 3% surcharge.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 12:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Sydney?

Contact us directly

Winner: Best Atmosphere in Oceania for 2014, 2011, 2010. Best Staff in Oceania for 2013, 2011, 2010. Top 3 hostels in Oceania 2012. Read more

Shared Rooms

4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

10 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

10 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

10 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

About Blue Parrot Backpackers

This hostel is recommended by TripAdvisor and Lonely Planet and is popular with solo travellers!

Blue Parrot Backpackers is located in the most cosmopolitan part of inner Sydney City (akin to Soho in London and East Village in NYC) and is only minutes walk from the heart of the city, offering vibrant nightlife, clubbing, trendy cafes, bars, restaurants and all the tourist attractions.

A small hostel run by sisters Effie and Sasha, is known for it's social atmosphere and warm welcoming staff where you can easily meet other travellers, especially if you're travelling solo. Guests can relax in the large outdoor courtyard or the indoor lounge area, the perfect places to socialise.

Blue Parrot is 5 minutes walk from Kings Cross train station. The City Centre, Royal Botanic Gardens, the Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge are less than 20 minutes walk away.

To make your travels easier reception can organise exciting day trips to the Blue Mountains, Surfing lessons, Skydiving, Whale watching, Wine tasting and more ....

AGE RESTRICTION: Adults only 18-35 years old in dormitory rooms
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PROPERTY FACILITIES:

FREE Wi-Fi ! Available in all areas and is free of charge.

Close to Train Station - Courtyard - BBQ - Tour desk - Luggage storage - Lounge/TV - DVD - In-house movies - Playstation - Wii - Photocopying/Scan - Computers - Shared kitchen & Laundry - Non-smoking rooms - Designated smoking area - Airport Shuttle bus (surcharge)

Popular with solo travellers!
Best price guaranteed!

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THINGS TO NOTE:

AGE RESTRICTION: Adults only 18-35 years old in dormitory rooms.

Reception hours 09:00 - 20:30
Check-in time 12:30
Check-out time 10:00 .

LATE ARRIVALS: If you arrive after 20:30 our reception will be closed. To check-in please contact us directly, the number will be in your confirmation email. The last check-in is 23:00. If you arrive after 23:00 a $20 late fee applies. Please note that you cannot check in after midnight.

A valid passport and credit card is required on check-in. Full payment is due upon check-in. No refund if you decide to check out early. We accept credit cards, Visa or MasterCard for payments of $300 or more. If your balance is less than $300 you will have to pay in cash. Credit cards incur a 3% surcharge.
We reserve the right to pre-authorise your card prior to arrival.

Accommodation Information

AGE RESTRICTION: Adults only 18-35 years old in dormitory rooms.

RECEPTION HOURS: 09:00 - 20:30 Check-in time 12:30 Check-out time 10:00 .

We accept only 'Visa or MasterCard' credit cards for payments of $300 or more. If your balance is less than $300 you’ll have to pay in cash. Credit cards incur a 3% charge. The hostel will do a pre-authorisation on the credit card provided prior to arrival. This is not a charge, but a validity check to guarantee the booking. The pre-authorisation will then be removed from the card upon check-in and payment. A valid passport & credit card is required on check-in. Full payment is due upon check-in, no refund if you check-out early.

LATE ARRIVALS: If you arrive after 20:30 our reception will be closed. To check-in please contact us directly, the number will be in your confirmation email. The last check-in is 23:00. If you arrive after 23:00 a $20 late fee applies. Please note that you cannot check in after midnight.
A valid passport and credit card is required on check-in. Full payment is due upon check-in. No refund if you decide to check out early.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.