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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Honestly this place is the worst place I have ever stayed in my entire life, and I lived in Asia for 6 months. First of all let's talk about the management... the two guys that work there, are actually a joke. So they both call themselves managers, but clearly have never had any experience in customer service in their lives....

Thank BethBaxter123
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Chili Blue was my first hostel during my travels through Australia and I really liked it. It's a great place to start off and discover all the city has to offer. The staff has a good network and helped me finding a job. I also met a lot of cool people. The hostel offers free dinners during the week (BBQ,...

Thank FrauBerlin
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 28 October 2016

My kind of place, but probably not for everyone. Young crowd gives it some life even though I am getting on in years and can't keep up. Free breakfast was pretty good and the free dinner (domino's pizza) was a bonus.

Thank normpowers1967
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 27 October 2016

About the dingiest, dirtiest and dustiest place to stay on planet earth. After inspecting the premises I decided not to remain there for even one night. At the reception I asked for a towel and was informed by "Lenny" (he had to think about his name for a few seconds) that they had run out and even if there was...

1Thank James H
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The worst hostel ever. Could be better, if the staff wouldn't be telling lies all the time. We booked and payed for 10 bed room. I have a feeling that there is NO 10 bed room, just smaller ones. We were placed to the 4 bed room, size smaller than prison cell, smell worse. Toilets and showers are clean, kitchen...

3Thank jhomolka
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I have stayed there about 2 months. It is a decent place, a lot of longtermers, and you will for sure find someone to party on with everyday. On the downside, most rooms are quite closed, and some have no windows. But it was alright since I was in the room for changing and sleeping. With the staff, there is...

1Thank Ramzy K
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed in Chili blue hostel from July 2015 until August 2015 approx 5weeks. The staff are not helpful at all, and always have an attitude towards everyone it seemed, the hostel kitchen is filthy, used it 3 times in 5weeks, the rooms are tiny and so are the bathrooms, I would definitely not recommend this hostel, stay clear, it's a...

1Thank Paul K
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

We booked this hostel for a couple of nights because it was cheap. Well you get what you pay for! Cramped rooms and corridors, dirty kitchen and miserable staff. The shower and toilet were ok as was the bed.

1Thank globemaster667
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Myself and 2 friends spent a week at Chili Blue. My honest advice if you don't like to party 24/7 is to find a different hostel in Sydney. Parties went till 6 am although the courtyard technically closed at 10, you could always hear people partying until very early in the morning in the kitchen area. We were originally placed...

2Thank _rgreen537
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Coming straight to the point, there are many who love this pace and manage to stay there happily. But for me it was not the right place. I was looking for clean, fresh, ventilated rooms but could not find one during my 3 days stay. The vibe is good, the management is OK, the cleaning staff is OK but everything...

Thank NHenry2014

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
PLEASE NOTE THAT WE HAVE NEW MANAGEMENT AND RENOVATIONS HAVE BEEN UNDERGOING SINCE MAY 2014 Comfortable, clean & central. What you are looking for? Welcome to ChilliBlue - the perfect place to base yourself in Sydney. Whether you are coming for a night or two or staying for months you will find that Chilli Blue will provide the warm friendly, clean and comfortable home away from home that you have been looking for. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chili Blue Backpackers

Address: 144 Victoria St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: €20 - €76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Chili Blue Backpackers 1.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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“Fix the front computers!”
 of 5 bubbles normpowers1967, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A window fly screen to keep out vermin. Also a decent bar fridge and not one that chills 1 degree below room temperature.”
 of 5 bubbles jameshB5992NV, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No matter what you pick, you will get to anything else.”
 of 5 bubbles jhomolka, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“ummm...go with minimum sharing people in the rooms”
 of 5 bubbles NHenry2014, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“book early as always full”
 of 5 bubbles billyb502, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
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