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Reviews of Blue Parrot Backpackers Sydney Hostel

87 Macleay Street, Potts Point, Sydney, Australia

Atmosphere 92%

Cleanliness 90%

Facilities 86%

Location 88%

Safety 91%

Staff 94%

Value 82%

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?

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Atmosphere 92%

Cleanliness 90%

Facilities 86%

Location 88%

Safety 91%

Staff 94%

Value 82%

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94% Overall Rating
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94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
05 Feb 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Liked: Friendly reception upon arrival, homely atmosphere and helpful staff. Great outdoor area to lounge, chat and meet people. Blue Parrot exceeded all my expectations and I'm very glad I stayed there!

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
21 Jan 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Just awesome! The Blue Parrot is a REAL hostel with a social atmosphere and cool travellers not like other 'hotel' hostels i have experienced which are lacking character and too big to meet people easily. Comfortable and clean with big rooms and common areas. Convenient location. Loved my stay!

Customer would recommend this property

80% Overall Rating
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80% Overall Rating

Anonymous
03 Jan 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, City break, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities, Visiting friends or family

Liked: Very pleasant staff. Lots of communal space to get to know people.

Disliked: Not much.

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
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94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
22 Dec 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Partying / nightlife

Liked: The atmosphere was really nice.

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
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94% Overall Rating


01 Dec 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: A small friendly hostel!! Really helpful staff

Customer would recommend this property

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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
26 Nov 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, City break, Visiting friends or family

Liked: it's the best backpackers i have live so far.

Disliked: love it all

Customer would recommend this property

86% Overall Rating
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86% Overall Rating

Anonymous
23 Nov 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: The girls at the reception are supernice and super helpful. There arent any weird old people staying at

Disliked: Most of the people staying there were there already for a long time...Good for people who want to go out all the time but if you are only in Sydney for some days its not the best place.

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

Guten Tag Kathrin! Thanks for your feedback, yes we have a some guests who have been with us for 2-3 weeks because they love it so much :-) Everyone is still very friendly and there's events organised at night for everyone so it's a great place to meet new people ;-) xx BP Team

94% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 80%
94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
14 Nov 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Beach / sunbathing, Partying / nightlife, Work / volunteering

Liked: Good central location. Staff are superb and friendly from the moment you set foot in the place. Good common area with loads of programmes to watch and free Internet and wi-fi

Disliked: No reflection on the place itself but it seemed there were a lot of long-termers who weren't very social outside their groups. Felt a little territorial. Some lockers needed fixed and computers could do with being able to read word documents. All fairly minor though.

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
08 Nov 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: The best in sydney! Fun and friendly hostel in a great location! Great for solo travelers ,easy to meet other people. Free internet, clean place and top staff that create a great atmosphere.A must stay in sydney:-)

Disliked: Liked everything:-)

Customer would recommend this property

91% Overall Rating
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91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
21 Oct 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Liked: the staff is very friendly, you feel very safe, good place to meet people, BEST HOSTEL I'VE EVER STAYED!!!

Disliked: can't complain about anything

Customer would recommend this property

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