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The Flying Fox Backpackers

161 reviews
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Room & Suite (5)
Family and Play Areas (5)
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“living room”(13 reviews)
“free breakfast”(12 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

The Flying Fox was our first stop on our road trip and it was a great first night! Having never really staying in hostels or dorms before we had an awesome experience. The communal spaces were clean and the bedroom was so cosy. They have...More

Thank Kim D
Reviewed 21 August 2015

I stayed here for a few nights whilst visiting the Blue Mountains. The hostel came highly recommended by various travel sites. The building (house) itself looks unimpressive from the street, and the dorms inside are similarly average. The kitchen needs some work too, but wait...More

Thank NotQuiteAWinnebago
Reviewed 16 August 2015

I only stayed in this hostel for 1 night, but I wished I could've stayed longer. It's cheap, clean and the owner is really friendly. He knows everything about the mountains and gives great advice about hikes. There's also a great cozy and warm (fire...More

1  Thank Jacoba d
Reviewed 10 August 2015

My arrival was as coming into a friends house. Really laid back atmosphere and overall cozy. There was a 6pm social time that Ross (the owner) was enforcing in the living room area. So no multi media allowed. I tought it was great because as...More

Thank Ingedives
Reviewed 31 July 2015

My aunt and I stayed here for two nights the end of July (2015). Overall, the place was nice - quiet, pretty clean (for a hostel, at least), and convenient location. The owner (I believe he was the owner) was very nice and helpful (in...More

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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Price range
USD 23 - USD 143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Price range
USD 23 - USD 143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Traveller (24)
Room & Suite (5)
Family and Play Areas (5)
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31 May 2017|
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Response from rainbowstained | Reviewed this property |
Hello! Sorry, I don't think there are private bathrooms, but there are private rooms where you can book for 2 (if I'm not wrong)! Cheers!
Room Tips
"Dorm 6 is the best room if you like cats as Guano generally sleeps here! It's also the biggest!"
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"#3 is located at a good position between the entrance and the bathroom yet far enough from the kitchen/living..."
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"Dorm 6 is the ultimate"
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"We got an upgrade of a room for 2 , dont know about the dorms."
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