Blue Parrot Backpackers

87 Macleay Street, Potts Point, Sydney, Australia, Distance from city centre: 1.7km
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Rating: 88%from 3 reviews

  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 93%Staff
  • 93%Security
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 86%Location
  • 93%Value for money
  • 80%Facilities
Recommended by TripAdvisor and Lonely Planet

Located in Sydney’s famous neighbourhood of Potts Point (comparable to London’s Soho & NYC’s East Village) offering vibrant nightlife, cool cafes, restaurants, bars and a short walk to Sydney’s most popular sights - the Royal Botanic Gardens, Opera House and Harbour Bridge.

Also close to the most convenient train line connecting you from Bondi all the way to the Blue Mountains.

Blue Parrot is one of Sydney’s most social hostels, popular with solo travellers due to its relaxed homely atmosphere and its ideal smaller size (50 guests) make it impossible not to meet people here!

Sisters Effie & Sasha who own the Blue Parrot will warmly welcome you, make you feel right at home and give you the best local tips! They can also arrange exciting day trips to the Blue Mountains, Surf lessons, Skydiving and more.

Offering FREE high-speed Wi-Fi internet, Cable TV and Netflix, secure key card system, personal lockers, clean kitchen, lounge area with fireplace, guest computers, beds with new orthopaedic mattresses, and an awesome courtyard with hammocks and BBQ facilities.

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

SPECIAL EVENT BOOKINGS: Christmas and New Year’s Eve 2017/18
Minimum stay 10 nights from 23 Dec - 02 Jan
Bookings will be charged in full on the credit card provided on 1st December. 
This is a non-refundable and non-transferable booking. Credit cards incur a 3% processing fee.
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RECEPTION HOURS: 09:00 - 20:30 Check-in time 12:30 Check-out time 10:00 .
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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.
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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 22:00. If you arrive between 22:00 and 24:00 hours a $20 late fee applies. Please note that you cannot check in after midnight
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RECENT AWARDS WON:
6 times Certificate of Excellence 2017, 2016,15,14,13,12 (TripAdvisor.com)
3 times Featured Hostel 2016, ’15, '14 (Lonelyplanet.com)
4 times Guest Review Award winner 2017, 2016, ’15, ‘14 (booking.com)
3 times winner of Best Atmosphere 2014, ’11, ‘10 (hostelbookers.com)
4 times winner of Best Staff Award 2013, ’12, ‘11,'10 (hostelbookers.com)
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.

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 22:00. If you arrive between 22:00 and 24:00 hours a $20 late fee applies. Please note that you cannot check in after midnight
**
RECENT AWARDS WON:
6 times Certificate of Excellence 2017, 2016,15,14,13,12 (TripAdvisor.com)
3 times Featured Hostel 2016, ’15, '14 (Lonelyplanet.com)
4 times Guest Review Award winner 2017, 2016, ’15, ‘14 (booking.com)
3 times winner of Best Atmosphere 2014, ’11, ‘10 (hostelbookers.com)
4 times winner of Best Staff Award 2013, ’12, ‘11,'10 (hostelbookers.com)

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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 Potts Point – 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. Blue Parrot is 7 minutes walk from the train station. The Royal Botanic Gardens, the Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge are all less than 25 minutes walk away. Potts Point is the capital of cafe culture in inner Sydney it attracts all the –istas—baristas, fashionistas, touristas ........

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