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Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Really clean and friendly hostel in Katoomba. Location is perfect, since it is just a 3 minute walk from the train station. The blue mountains are beautiful and you can walk here for days without getting bored.

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

Thank you briditsel! Come and stay again soon. Kind regards, Cathy and the team at BMBH

Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

The hostel matches it's surroundings in being spacious and relaxed. The facilities are a bit old but still in good shape. The staff is friendly and the common area and kitchen are both nice and big. Overall it's very good value for a backpacker.

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

Hello Lauge, Thank you very much for your review. Happy travelling! Kind regards, Cathy and the team at BMBH

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed here one night, was clean and the kitchen was big, had enough equipment and was kept tidy. Not a massive amount of atmosphere which would be an issue for solo travellers. Also wifi is slow. The double basic room was small perhaps a little overpriced. Can't comment on the dorms.

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

Hi jess, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review, all feedback is welcome and helpful to us. We encourage solo travellers interested in meeting others to say hello to other guests, as our guests are generally a friendly and hospitable group. We are also happy to introduce guests to one another, so solo travellers are...

Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Very good hostel. 4 of us booked a room for 4. Very clean and tidy, bedding clean and comfortable. Heater in room which we were grateful for as bit chilly during our stay. Atmosphere good in communal areas. Great location and reception willing to help. Everything you could need available.

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

Thank you for your review BeccaAnne. We are glad your group enjoyed your stay with us, and hope you will come back and visit again. Kind regards, Cathy and the team at BMBH

Cirencester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Hostel has a great location, a couple of minutes from the railway and can easily walk to Scenic World and Echo Point. The hostel itself is very tidy and has a very nice common room area which has a great atmosphere. Would definitely stay again!

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

hi odudlyke, Thank you very much for your review, we hope to see you here again! Kind regards, Cathy

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

A really lovely hostel. Clean, spacious rooms with a big locker allocated to each person. Comfortable beds with linen included. Big kitchen, lots of space to cook and plenty of utensils and appliances. It's free to do laundry which was amazing! Really happy with our stay. We were in a 4 bed dorm room but two of us had it...

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

Hello Lisa, It's really nice to read that you had such a great stay here, and thanks for recommending us. Hope to see you here again. Kind regards, Cathy and the team at BMBH

Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Free laundry! Free unlimited wifi! Free computers to use! Free luggage storage (with review)! Free linens! Free storage locker!Of course, you have to pay for a bed to get these privileges. The kitchen is nice. The dorm has its own bathroom/shower. The wifi is pretty decent.

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

Hi Joey, Yes, we have a lot of free stuff! Also free laundry powder with a facebook 'friend' and free laundry facilities! Thank you for your review and maybe we will see you up here again. Kind regards and happy travelling, Cathy & the team at BMBH

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We only stayed one night but we were very happy. The reception staff were very friendly and gave us plenty of advice of the best things to do in the area. The kitchen facilities were very good. The wifi wasn't great and we were very cold in both our room and the common room but other than that we were...

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

Hello Molly, Thank you so much for your review. There is plenty to do in the upper Blue Mountains: hiking, climbing, canyoning, mountain bike riding, art galleries, live music (often free) on the weekends, art galleries, cafes and restaurants. All of our reception staff love to give recommendations and information to guests, so we are happy to read that you...

Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

This was booked as part of a Blue Mountains tour from Sydney, so I had no idea where I would be staying until I got there (always a risk)! I was pleasantly surprised to find a clean, well equipped hostel with friendly staff and fellow backpackers. It was located right near the train station, restaurants and a supermarket, so I...

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BM_Backpackers, BMBH Visit at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Jennifer Thank you for your lovely review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay at BMBH and that our staff were helpful with local information and activity planning. We'd love to see you return to the beautiful Blue Mountains. Best wishes for your future travels. Jennifer and the team at BMBH

Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice hostel with friendly staff that is alwaya available. It is clean, less than a 10 min walk from the train station and nice if you don't mind meeting new people. 😊 Very good price for what you get.

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

Thank you very much for your review Celina! Come and stay with us again soon. Kind regards, Cathy and the team at BMBH

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $46 - $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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