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Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel

Hostelworld.comUSD 36*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 96*
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great stay! Friendly staff, was very helpful. Comfortable rooms. Walking distance to pubs, restaurants, grocery stores etc. close to hiking and biking trails. Large kitchen and open common area. Would recommend!

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BMBH144, Front Office Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Allan, Thank you very much for your review! We are very happy you enjoyed your stay here and that you would recommend us. Kind regards, Cathy and the team at BMBH

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great value for our group of UTA runners. All the facilities we needed at a good price. Clean and comfortable. Lounge area was a welcome spot to meet other travellers. Central to the town centre with its collection of shops and restaurants as well as all the beautiful local walks and attractions. Highly recommended. Would definitely come again.

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BMBH144, Front Office Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Cliff, Thank you very much for your review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay so much. Hope to see you here again soon, or for next year's UTA! Kind regards, Cathy and the team at BMBH

Grange SA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Group visit for UTA Australia weekend. Perfect for what we wanted. Reasonably priced, close to train station, main street and bus stops. Easy access to all the main attractions with buses or a walk down the hill. Clean and tidy and plenty of amenities. Thanks for a great stay.

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BMBH144, Front Office Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying Luke, and for taking the time to leave a review. It's great you enjoyed your stay with us, come again soon. Kind regards, Cathy and the team at BMBH

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located near to the Katoomba train station and central, which makes it super convenient. Moreover, people there are friendly and pleasant! I truly enjoyed my stay and I would definitely stay here again if I'm back in Blue Mountains!

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BMBH144, Front Office Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Hueyyennc, Thank you very much for your review. We are very glad to learn you had a good stay here and hope we will see you again! Kind regards, Cathy

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is a perfect choice when visiting the Blue Mountains. It is located very close to the train station of Katoomba where buses also depart to take you further to the top sites. It will take you about 30 minutes to walk from the hostel to Scenic World or Echo Point. The centre of Katoomba with shops, restaurants and...

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BMBH144, Front Office Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Daphne, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review. Great to learn that you enjoyed your stay here, come back any time. Kind regards, Cathy and the team at BMBH

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect location for easy access to train station, bus stop, supermarkets, outdoor adventure companies and trips and the most beautiful walks and views! Would definitely recommend this hostel to anyone wishing to explore the Blue Mountains and Katoomba. Also very reasonable prices!

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BMBH144, Front Office Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Fraser, Thanks for your review. The Blue Mountains are especiially beautiful in the mild autumn weather, and there are so many walks in the huge Blue Mountains National Park that are easily accessible from our hostel. We're very glad you enjoyed your stay with us, come back again soon. Kind regards, Cathy

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived at 2am last night after a disaster of a night to find Dave the night host awake /alert and super friendly to look after me in the middle of the night. The room was comfortable and all the facility's were clean and convenient. A great backpacker hostel with a top night manager. I will be back.

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BMBH144, Front Office Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Fredichles, Thank you very much for your positive review! I will pass on your compliment to Dave. See you again, Kind regards, Cathy

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very conveniently placed by the train station and very affordable. We stayed one night to see the meteor shower, walkable distance to the Three Sisters Lookout. Very friendly staff and nice fire to come back to. Would definitely stay again.

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BMBH144, Front Office Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Jacob, Thank you for your review, it's lovely to read that you enjoyed your time here. You're welcome back any time. Kind regards, Cathy and the team at BMBH

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely hostel just a 2 minute walk from central katoomba and the train station. All of the staff are great and its always clean in the kitchen and common area. If you're looking for a cheap place to stay and explore the blue mountains this is it!

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BMBH144, Front Office Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Deano, Thanks for your lovely review. It's always good to know that guests have enjoyed their stay with us. See you again? Kind regards, Cathy and the team at BMBH

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for a night to do some trail running in the Blue Mountains. Had a private room with shared bathroom. The place was very institutional and had no atmosphere. The room itself was quite dingy and basic. The shared bathrooms were functional, but not particularly clean. The location though, was really good and convenient to the train station. They...

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BMBH144, Front Office Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Shri, Thank you for your feedback and review. We are glad you enjoyed some things about your stay with us, but sorry to read that the hostel was disappointing in other ways. We pride ourselves on the cleanliness of the hostel, so your feedback about this is something we will be following up. I'm sorry you found your room...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel was opened on May 1st 2009. We are the closest hostel to Katoomba Train Station (turn right from the station and follow Bathurst Road). We have a wide range of clean dormitory, dormitory en-suite, private, private en-suite, family and family en-suite rooms. We cater to travellers, families and can accommodate up to 160 guests. Our lounge is great for all guests, with lots of room to mingle or find a quiet corner in front of the fire. Test your skills on our FREE pool table, FREE table soccer table, FREE guitar or play one of our many FREE board games. The kitchen is spacious, well stocked with utensils and 6 large ovens. Just out from that is a summer BBQ space and courtyard garden. Not only do we have our great reception, friendly staff and clean facilities, we also offer: FREE wi-fi throughout the hostel FREE computers and low priced printing (b/w) FREE games and rainy day activities FREE luggage storage (just leave us a review!) FREE on street parking FREE lockers in all dormitory rooms FREE to use TVs in the lounge and all private rooms FREE tourist information and laundry services In addition, we can help you with Blue Mountains visitor attraction tickets and much, much, more. Please ask! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel

Address: 144 Bathurst Street, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia (Formerly Central Blue Backpackers)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
Price Range: $27 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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“Go for twin bed or 4 bed dorm.”
FoodieDK123, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Dorms were cooler, privates were extremely hot.”
danz2017, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“private room with toilet are quiet and toilets are clean”
liangjunl2016, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The beds are bunk style. The more bunks in the room, the cheaper per person”
jennys153, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“bring your own mirror as the room does not have one ”
380natasham, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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