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Blue Parrot Backpackers

Hostel | 87 Macleay St, Sydney, Australia NSW 2011

89.6% Overall Rating

369 out of 405 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (02/03/2015)

"Good location - not far from Woolworths/Coles and the Sydney Opera House. Clean and great TV room with a nice selection of films."

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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 2.32

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.

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

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

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About Blue Parrot Backpackers

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

Located in Potts Point which is highly rated by guests for: The vibrant nightlife, clubbing, trendy cafes, bars and restaurants, the family-run Blue Parrot Backpackers offers free Wi-Fi and a fully equipped shared kitchen and laundry.

Guests can relax in the large communal courtyard, the perfect place to socialise. The shared lounge area is a great place to meet other travellers.

Blue Parrot Backpackers is 10 minutes walk from Kings Cross train station. The City Centre, Royal Botanic Gardens, the Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge are less than 30 minutes walk away.

The on-site tour desk can arrange exciting day trips to the Blue Mountains, Surfing lessons, Skydiving, Whale watching and Wine tasting.


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

Airport Shuttle bus (surcharge) - Courtyard - BBQ - Tour desk - Luggage storage - Lounge/TV, DVD - in-house movies - Playstation - Wii, Photocopying/scan - Computers - Kitchen - Laundry
Non-smoking rooms - Designated smoking area.

Popular with solo travellers!
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No deposit!

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


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

Arrival time:
Please let Blue Parrot know at the time of booking your expected arrival time at the hostel. If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours (9:00-20:30) please inform Blue Parrot in advance.
If you arrive after 23:00 a $20 late fee applies. Please note that you cannot check-in after midnight.

Guests must provide a passport and a valid credit card upon check-in.

Full payment is due upon check-in. No refund if you decide to check out early.
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.
The hostel reserves the right to pre-authorise the credit provided prior to arrival.
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