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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The blue parrot is an amazing place to stay if you are looking for a small, family-run, cosy and clean hostel to spend a few nights in Sydney! Effie and Sasha are just amazing and ready to help with any questions you may have! Definitely recommended! Miss it already!!!

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1Thank dimosdimos86
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did traveled alone (blond girl), was a little skeptical because of what i did read about the hostel before i'd go but you know what? It's the best place to live! I'm so happy for i did and i will definitely live there again. I felt so safe there and it is so clean. I got friends forever! Only...

3Thank Ann-Viktoria F
BParrot, Owner at Blue Parrot Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us and we’re very happy you are in love with the Blue Parrot! We mostly attract solo travelers so we’re glad to hear you felt safe here traveling alone as a female! It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and see you next year! Effie & Sasha - Blue Parrot...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016

It was so good to be back and super happy that nothing has changed after 3 years!! Cannot wait to be back again!! First time for my brother and he sure wants to come back home :) Always clean and full of joy!!

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1Thank norarodarie
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 November 2016

I met amazing people there. The hostel is extremely tidy, the staff is friendly and always smiling, the rooms are comfortable and cleaned everyday. It doesn't look like a hostel.. You feel like you're at home!

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1Thank Vanessa P
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

When I arrived in Sydney, I had planned to stay at a couple of hostels around the city to explore different areas and I though it'd be a great way to meet a bunch of people. After two days at BP, I checked out pretty unwillingly because I had booked another hostel. I came back after two nights at the...

1Thank Rosanne H
Slagelse, Denmark
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I really enjoyed my stay at Blue Parrot Backpackers. The staff is really friendly. People at the hostel is very accommodating. The hostel i placed a few minutes from Kings Cross station. Beds are comfortable and the rooms are good. Nice area outside. Small kitchen but functional.

Thank Sofie S
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

I kicked off my year in Australia with a stay at the Blue Parrot. It was a good start to my trip. The hostel is clean, not to cramped and generally a nice place to stay. The location was great for exploring the city and going out in the evening. The staff were all friendly and helpful. The rooms had...

Thank Heather M
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I can highly recommend this hostel. Staff and service is excellent. Hostel is very clean, tidy and organised. Perfect location on top of that. When I'll go to Sydney again I would definitely stay in this friendly hostel. Thank you.

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1Thank vanova_lucie
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

So how was my stay in the Blue parrot ? The best hostel experience in my life !! From start to finish it was everything I hoped for and then some! I have been in Sydney for two weeks. My first two nights I stayed in the chili Blue it was the worse experience ever. I then looked elsewhere &...

1Thank julian2201
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a great hostel with a really friendly vibe in a good location. The staff are all really friendly and welcoming, and make a big effort to make guests feel welcome, include solo travellers, and create a sociable atmosphere. They are really good at giving advice on things to see and do, and often hang out with guests. The...

1Thank emtroop

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 friendly hostel run by sisters Effie and Sasha, known for its 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. ___________________________________________________________ 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 - Kitchen - Laundry - Non-smoking rooms - Designated smoking area - Airport Shuttle bus (surcharge) Popular with solo travellers! Best price guaranteed! No booking fees! No deposit! Additional Information about Blue Parrot Backpackers Price Range: $39 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Bed) Number of rooms: 8 ... more   less 

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Address: 87 Macleay St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: $36 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue Parrot Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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