Blue Parrot Backpackers

87 Macleay Street, Potts Point, Sydney, Australia, Distance from city centre: 1.7km
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Rating: 86%from 3 reviews

  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 100%Staff
  • 93%Security
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 86%Location
  • 93%Value for money
  • 73%Facilities
This hostel is recommended by TripAdvisor and Lonely Planet and is popular with solo travellers.

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 it's 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.
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Cancellation Policy:
If cancelled up to 1 day before the date of arrival (local time) no fee will be charged.
If cancelled later the first night's room rate will be charged.

The hostel will do a pre-authorisation on the credit card provided on the booking prior to arrival. This is not a charge, but a validity check to guarantee the booking. The pre-authorisation will then be removed from the card upon check-in and payment. Please note if you choose to pay by ‘Visa or MasterCard’ credit card, there is a 3% surcharge. Full payment is due upon check-in. A valid passport and credit card is required on check-in. No refund if you check-out early.
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CANCELLATION POLICY:
If cancelled or modified at least 24 hours before date of arrival (local time) no fee will be charged. If cancelled or modified later or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged. Groups of 3 or more people need 7 days notice to cancel/modify or the total price of the reservation will be charged. Cancellations/modifications must be made by e-mail only.

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AGE RESTRICTION: Adults only 18-35 years old in dormitory rooms.

RECEPTION HOURS: 09:00 - 20:30 Check-in time 12:30 Check-out time 10:00 .

EARLY ARRIVALS: Reception opens from 9AM so we can store your luggage safely in our storage room until we can check you into the room at 12:30 PM. You can hang out in the hostel until then or if you like you can go exploring the area.

LATE ARRIVALS: If you arrive after 20:30 our reception will be closed. To check-in please contact us directly, the number will be in your confirmation email. The last check-in is 23:00. If you arrive after 23:00 a $20 late fee applies. Please note that you cannot check in after midnight.
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Playstation
  • Steam Room
  • Taxes included
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine
  • WII

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.

You can pay by cash for your accommodation, if you choose to pay by ‘Visa or MasterCard’ credit card, there is a 3% surcharge. Full payment is due upon check-in. A valid passport and credit card is required on check-in. No refund if you check-out early.
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CANCELLATION POLICY:
If cancelled or modified at least 24 hours before date of arrival (local time) no fee will be charged. If cancelled or modified later or in case of no-show, your first nights accommodation will be charged. Cancellations/modifications must be made by e-mail only.

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AGE RESTRICTION: Adults only 18-35 years old in dormitory rooms.

RECEPTION HOURS: 09:00 - 20:30 Check-in time 12:30 Check-out time 10:00 .

EARLY ARRIVALS: Reception opens from 9AM so we can store your luggage safely in our storage room until we can check you into the room at 12:30 PM. You can hang out in the hostel until then or if you like you can go exploring the area.

LATE ARRIVALS: If you arrive after 20:30 our reception will be closed. To check-in please contact us directly, the number will be in your confirmation email. The last check-in is 23:00. If you arrive after 23:00 a $20 late fee applies. Please note that you cannot check in after midnight.

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DIRECTIONS FROM SYDNEY AIRPORTS:

The "Sydney Shuttle Bus" 0perates between 5:30-20:30. Travel time approximately 45 minutes minutes depending on traffic. FARE $15

International Airport:
At the International Airport you will find the 'Sydney Shuttle Bus' crew at the ''The Meeting Point'' which is in the middle of the arrival hall (next to the car rentals, and opposite the ANZ money exchange) departs every 30 minutes or you can ring them on 9661 1170 to pick you up. Just tell the driver to drop you off at the Blue Parrot Backpackers.

Domestic Airport:
You will find the 'Sydney Shuttle Bus' crew inside Terminal 2 arrival hall near baggage belt #5 or ring them on 9661 1170 to pick you up.

Taxi:
Take a taxi if you arrive after 20:30 when the shuttle bus stops running. Taxis cost approximately $40 depending on traffic. Travel time aprox 30 minutes.

Train:
Catch the train from platform 1 at either Airports to Central Station. At Central Station change to Platform 24 (the Eastern Suburbs and Illawarra Line) for your train to Kings Cross.Take the Darlinghurst Road exit; turn left and go pass the water fountain into Macleay street until you come to the hostel about 5 minutes walk, you will see the blue building on your left. We are at number 87. Cost $18.20 from International and $18.40 from Domestic. Travel time aprox 45 minutes.

Late Arrivals:
If your flight arrives after 20:30 the shuttle bus has stopped running, it is best if you take a taxi to make it to the hostel before the last check-in which is 23:00. Travel time by taxi around 30 minutes.
When you arrive our reception will be closed. To check-in please call the hostel number.
If you arrive after 23:00 a $20 late fee applies. Please note that you cannot check-in after midnight.

Located Near

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. We offer more than just a bed, the hostel is small only 50 beds and feels like staying with friends or family, we have been voted as having the best atmosphere many times. Our staff are the friendliest in Sydney.

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