Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel

144 Bathurst Road, Katooomba, Blue Mountains, Australia, Distance from city centre: 2.6km

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A nice hostel with great kitchen and common room. Very energetic staff. Good wifi. more...

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Rating: 79%from 3 reviews

  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 86%Staff
  • 86%Security
  • 73%Cleanliness
  • 80%Location
  • 66%Value for money
  • 80%Facilities
The Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel welcomes you to one of the most beautiful heritage-listed areas in the world.

Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel is the closest hostel to Katoomba train station. We have a wide range of dormitory, private, private en-suite, family and family en-suite rooms. We cater to travelers and families accommodating up to 160 guests. Our lounge is great for everyone to mingle or find a quiet corner in front of the fire. Test your skills on our free pool table, soccer table, guitar or play one of our many board games. We have a spacious kitchen, BBQ area and courtyard garden as well as free wi-fi, games, luggage storage (just leave us a review!) and on-street parking. Ask our friendly staff about our visitor information and attraction tickets and much more. Please ask!

The hostel boasts large communal areas for winding down after a hectic day of exploring. A lounge room with comfortable sofas, big screen TV and a roaring fire for the winter chill. A large kitchen for those who want to show off their culinary skills. Free Wi-fi access is available to all guests in our computer room. The computer room also has a bank of modern computers for all guests to use. This is ideal for those of you who want to catch up with family and friends and show off all the pictures they have taken during your trip to the Blue Mountains.

Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel has worked with the major tour and activity guides. We believe that we have put together a variety of packages which would suit all travelers, from first time adventurers to those who really want to test themselves.

Our Reception hours are 8.30 am to 9.00 pm.

If you are arriving outside of these hours, please contact us to make arrangements.

Our reception hours are 8.30-9.00pm. Check-in is from 2pm. Check-out is by 10am. If you are arriving outside of our reception hours then please contact us directly to make arrangement for a late check in. Each person staying with us must have sufficient identification documents upon arrival, a passport or 2 forms of ID (one form must be photo ID) will be required at check in.

Please note if you are booking a group of 2 or more people in a dorm we will try our best to accommodate you but we cannot guarantee you will be placed in the same room. In peak Summer season we will try to keep you in the same room but please be mindful this is not always possible and you may have to change rooms if necessary.

We are a non-smoking hostel however we provide sheltered outdoor areas for smokers.
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • BBQ
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Pool Table
  • Steam Room
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Our reception hours are 8.30-9.00pm. Check-in is from 2pm. Check-out is by 10am. If you are arriving outside of our reception hours then please contact us directly to make arrangement for a late check in. Each person staying with us must have sufficient identification documents upon arrival, a passport or 2 forms of ID (one form must be photo ID) will be required at check in.

Please note if you are booking a group of 2 or more people in a dorm we will try our best to accommodate you but we cannot guarantee you will be placed in the same room. In peak Summer season we will try to keep you in the same room but please be mindful this is not always possible and you may have to change rooms if necessary.

We are a non-smoking hostel however we provide sheltered outdoor areas for smokers.

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BY TRAIN
Catch an hourly train from Central Station Sydney. It takes two hours. We are the closest hostel to Katoomba Railway Station - only 250 Metres away! Get off the train, walk down the ramp and turn hard right, walking up the stairs. Cross the pedestrian crossing at the top of the stairs and continue right in a westerly direction. At the roundabout you will see the hostel about 50m across the road to the right.

BY ROAD
From Sydney, take the M4 Motorway. It takes 1 hour and 40 minutes. Distance 107 km. Exit off Great Western Highway & cross over bridge above train line. Turn right (3rd Exit) at the first roundabout and you will see the building on your left (Next to Dan Murphy’s).

Located Near

Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel is located in the centre of Katoomba.We are only a 250 metre walk from the train station. Beautiful lookouts such as the famous Three Sisters and a number of walks are only a short distance away from us. Ask our friendly staff at our reception desk for all the insider tips on the best local spots.

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