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Reviews of Blue Parrot Backpackers

Hostel | 87 Macleay St, Sydney, Australia NSW 2011

90.7% Overall Rating

366 out of 402 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (25/08/2014)

Patrick Kelly thinks…

"I really enjoyed staying here. It was not for very long, as it was just an extended holiday after a work event, and I was not in the hostel much more than for sleeping as I toured the city as much as…"

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Facilities

  • 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 2.69

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 26 DEC - 06 JAN. Minimum stay 10 nights. All bookings staying on any dates between 26 Dec.- 06 Jan (inclusive) will be charged in full via the credit card provided on the 1st December. Your booking will be acknowledged but not confirmed until the payment has been processed. This is a non-refundable and non-transferable booking. NO REFUNDS. 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.

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90.7%

Overall Rating

366 out of 402 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Blue Parrot Backpackers'

Atmosphere
92.8%
Location
89.6%
Facilities
86.4%
Cleanliness
91.2%
Staff
97.6%
Value
85.6%
Safety
92.0%
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71.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

08 January 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: size, not too big

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Nicander van Duijn

08 January 2008 Nicander would recommend this property

Liked: Small, personal

Disliked: Nicander left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

05 January 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: atmosphere was alwasys good around the hostel!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Hannah Swift

03 January 2008 Hannah would recommend this property

Liked: The atmosphere was great. Everybody gets together in the courtyard at the back and it feels like one big happy family.

Disliked: Hannah left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

03 January 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Fewer beds than most hostels so more of an atmosphere and good common areas to meet other backpackers

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Katrin Dahl

27 December 2007 Katrin would recommend this property

Liked: it was one of the best hostels i`ve ever stayed in. the staff was really friendly and you could go with every problem. the trips they recommended were really worth it and the breakfast is just a dream.if i come back to cape town one day i`ll stay there for sure again

Disliked: Katrin left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

21 December 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the TV Room is a lovely place and clean

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

19 December 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Everything! This is the best hostel I have ever stayed at. The facilities, rooms, and locations are perfect and the staff are the most amazing, friendly girls. I met some great people in their many common rooms and had a fantastic time in Sydney

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Thomas Oberle

08 December 2007 Thomas would recommend this property

Liked: The staff and the size

Disliked: Thomas left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

05 December 2007

Liked: the staff were friendly and helpful and it had an outdoor area at back,but very difficult to use facilities as were not enough showers, and only one cooker for everyone and one computer so very long cues

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Bryony Elliott

26 November 2007 Bryony would recommend this property

Liked: great location for seeing sydney, free internet, good lockers for your bags.

Disliked: Bryony left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

12 November 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Chilled out and easy-going. Helpful staff and really cool, well kept interior.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Daniel Kaiser

24 October 2007 Daniel would recommend this property

Liked: Very clean, friendly staff, safety, good position to start Sydney trips.

Disliked: Daniel left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

09 October 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It had a lot of facilities - internet, TV, common room, kitchen and washer and drier, the rooms were very spacious and the staff were great.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Chris Caulfield

09 October 2007 Chris would recommend this property

Liked: relaxed place to stay

Disliked: Chris left no negative feedback.

51.4%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 20%

Customer review

08 October 2007

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

04 October 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: nice double room.... friendly staff.... cool suburb with a lot of things to do, great restaurants and cafés

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

03 October 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly, a home away from home. Where you can just relax with others or spend a quiet night in the dorm reading a book.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Mahesh Gowda

02 October 2007 Mahesh would recommend this property

Liked: located in the HOT area of the city but still cool and warm environment inside the hostel...good one..

Disliked: Mahesh left no negative feedback.

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

Helen Briggs

28 September 2007 Helen would recommend this property

Liked: great atmosphere and great welcome from all staff who went out the way to help us out... beds are brilliant.. we liked it so much we came back for a 2nd stay!!

Disliked: Helen left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

15 September 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Stay at the blue parrot, it rocks! Small friendly hostel with good facilities and really great staff.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Christine Hind

11 September 2007 Christine would recommend this property

Liked: The atmosphere is the best selling point. This is a place to go to feel comfortable, cozy, and like you're in a home away from home.

Disliked: Christine left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

06 September 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staff very friendly and helpful.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

04 September 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Fantastic location!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

19 August 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: well informed and very friendly staff. nice place to get in contact with other travellers.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.


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