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88 Lurline St Cnr Lurline & Merriwa Streets, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780 Australia
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless check-out
Updated 02/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 02/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#10 of 19 B&Bs / Inns in Katoomba
Located in Australia's spectacular Blue Mountains district, Hotel Blue is a boutique 1920s hotel that captures the charm and character of a bygone era. Hotel Blue features 24 cosy, comfortable Guest Rooms and 3 cottages, a spacious Lounge with log fires, a boutique Bar, free cooked breakfast for all hotel guests and free WiFi. Allow yourself to step back into yesteryear, amidst the rich art-deco style furnishings. Ornate chandeliers, velvet flocked wallpaper, beautiful antique furniture, richly embellished ceilings, hand-carved timber panelling and old-time jazz and blues tunes playing in the background give Hotel Blue its unique ambience, reminiscent of days gone by. Sink into a comfortable arm chair and bask in front of a roaring log fire in the open fireplace in the spacious Guest Lounge during the winter months, or enjoy a board game. Refresh yourself with a relaxing drink in the intimate Parlour Bar, which particularly showcases the produce of regional wineries and breweries. Hotel Blue is conveniently situated only 5 minutes’ walk from Katoomba’s central shopping and dining district, 10 minutes' walk from Katoomba Railway Station, and 15 minutes’ stroll from Echo Point’s World Heritage-listed views of the iconic Three Sisters and the Blue Mountains National Park. Each of Hotel Blue's comfortable Guest Rooms is equipped with a private en suite bathroom, 32-inch LED television, tea- and coffee-making facilities and fridge. Free WiFi.• Air conditioning. is also available throughout all Guest Rooms and public areas of the Hotel.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Highchairs available
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Baggage storage
Bar / lounge
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
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Room features
Air conditioning
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Private bathrooms
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Centrally Located
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LeeNClarke wrote a review Jun 2021
Sydney, Australia506 contributions171 helpful votes
The hotel room clean and comfortable. It is a very nice old building but was renovated and still retain the old charm. The common sitting room with the fireplace was very cosy and comfortable for the winter evenings with a glass of wine. The hotel is located just a street from the main street and we search around for a restaurant and finally settled on the RSL right next door. What a great meal we had in there!! The cooked hot breakfast the next morning was very good! In the early morning, the brisk walk to view the sunrise at Echo Point was a bonus!! We will stay here again if we next vacation in the Blue Mountains.
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Date of stay: June 2021
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: all rooms are quiet and comfortable. Not near the main road
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BigGordy D wrote a review Feb 2021
Halifax, Pennsylvania3 contributions
So happy that Hotel Blue were able to help us have a place to stay when others weren't. Felt very well cared-for and accommodated at late notice. Beds were comfortable, rooms clean. Highly recommend Hotel Blue.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Response from HR Marketing, Other at Hotel Blue
Responded 4 Feb 2021
Happy to accommodate you after hours. Glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Mskenobi81 wrote a review Jan 2021
Sydney, Australia115 contributions31 helpful votes
Super condensed summary; Walking distance from town, clean renovated bathrooms, nice lounge area downstairs for family games, comfy bed, substantial hot breakfast feed. Good price. Quiet road. Tea and coffee in bedroom and a fridge! Shower was hot and the soap/body wash smelt lush. Most importantly great reverse AIR CONDITIONING! (Thank gosh since it was 35 degrees outside.) Lots of off road parking and parking at hotel. No frills - will stay again!
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from HR Marketing, Other at Hotel Blue
Responded 25 Jan 2021
Great review, we appreciate the feedback. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Safe travels.
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VinNewcastle wrote a review Dec 2020
Newcastle, Australia1782 contributions289 helpful votes
Small hotel in a old building, together with the creaky timber floors. As a result don’t expect mod cons here as this is an old premises, and older places are always harder to keep clean. Nevertheless modern renovations of bed, bathroom, air conditioning, bring it up to scratch to 3 star hotel. Bathroom was small but fine, and the shower was hot and good enough. Including breakfast is fabulous and it’s a great location near centre of Katoomba next door to the RSL. Excellent COVID-safe practices observed and adhered to. In all this was fine and consistent with the three star rating.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
3 Helpful votes
Response from HR Marketing, Other at Hotel Blue
Responded 15 Dec 2020
Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we appreciate the feedback. Travel safe and we hope to see you next time.
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William B wrote a review Oct 2020
Elderslie, Australia249 contributions15 helpful votes
Stayed Saturday night, good size room and bed comfy.had some upgrades like air-conditioning and painted rooms.still got buffet breakfast which tastes good.free wifi.nice and wet outside and cold.new RSL across road.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
1 Helpful vote
Response from HR Marketing, Other at Hotel Blue
Responded 26 Oct 2020
Thanks for taking the time to review us. We appreciate the feedback. Yes all rooms have air con, newly renovated bathrooms and are freshly painted. Hope to see you next time you visit the beautiful Blue Mountains.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Blue
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Blue?
Nearby attractions include Street Art Walk - by Street Art Murals Australia (0.3 km), Gallery One88 (0.4 km), and Lost Bear Gallery (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Blue?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Blue?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Blue?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Blue?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Blue?
Conveniently located restaurants include Yellow Deli, Unique Patisserie, and Basil Nut Cafe and Restaurant.
Is Hotel Blue located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Katoomba.
Does Hotel Blue offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Blue?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Leura Post Office (1.9 km).