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Blue Parrot Backpackers

Hostel | 87 Macleay St, Sydney, Australia NSW 2011

90.9% Overall Rating

367 out of 403 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (01/11/2014)

Michael Nordstrom thinks…

"Everyone was very helpful and friendly. Hostel was clean and location was great. Definitely recommended."

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  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 2.62

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Important Information

HOSTEL'S CANCELLATION POLICY: If cancelled or modified up to 2 days 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 of 3 or more persons need 7 days notice to cancel or modify. Cancellations/changes must be made by e-mail only. TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR NEW YEAR'S EVE PERIOD SMinimum stay 7 nights. All bookings staying on any dates between 26 Dec.- 06 Jan (inclusive) will be charged in full on the date of booking using the credit card provided. Please make sure you have enough funds in your credit card account to cover this transaction. Your booking will be confirmed when payment has been processed. This is a non-refundable and non-transferable booking. Credit cards payments incur a 2.5% surcharge. Please note these terms & conditions supersede any other terms & conditions contained on this or any other website.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 12:30
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Sydney?

Contact us directly

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

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About Blue Parrot Backpackers

This hostel is recommended by Lonely Planet, TripAdvisor and the Rough Guide.

**We are a genuine Youth Hostel and only accept travellers aged 18-35 years old**

We are a small friendly hostel known for our social atmosphere and warm welcoming staff, around the corner from Sydney's best nightlife.

Being a small hostel we offer personal service where you can easily meet other travellers, especially if you're travelling solo. Ideal for female travellers since it is safe, secure and clean. Our guests frequently tell us they don't want to leave because of our 'friendly and homely atmosphere ... almost like you're staying at a friend's house'.

Blue Parrot is family owned and run by sisters Effie and Sasha, with their team they create a fun vibe winning several awards (just been voted hostel with 'Best Atmosphere and Best Staff in Oceania' for the third year)

Located on stylish Macleay Street, we are surrounded by the alluring cafes, bars and restaurants that Potts Point is known for. Kings Cross' vibrant nightlife is close by, yet far enough away to have a good night's sleep. From here you can walk to the City Center, Botanic Gardens, the Opera House, Harbour Bridge and all of Sydney's attractions.

We offer free Internet and WiFi, which is a big bonus since most hostels charge for it. Also free use of a Playstation and a Wii Game Station.

There's free use of personal security lockers in each room, plus an awesome outdoor courtyard with hammocks and BBQ, great for socialising.

Facilities include leather-lounge room with big 60 inch plasma screen TV, computers, in house movies, kitchen and laundry room.

Things to Note:
Reception hours 09:00 - 20:30
Check-in time 12:30
Check-out time 10:00

After hours check-in instructions:
If you arrive after 20:30 our reception will be closed. To check-in please call the hostel number 9356 4888 when you arrive at the hostel gate.
Please contact us directly with late arrivals or any questions you may have and we will be happy to help. A $20 late fee applies for check-ins after 23:00

Overseas guests must provide a passport and a valid credit card upon check-in, locals need a driver's license and a valid credit card.

For the comfort of all our guests alcohol drinking is not allowed in the bedrooms, moderate drinking is allowed only in common areas until 11PM.

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 2.5% surcharge. We reserve the right to pre-authorize your card prior to arrival.

In making a booking, you are deemed to agree to the hostel's Terms And Conditions, Things to Note and Cancellation Policy.
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