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The Flying Fox Backpackers

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Overview
190 Bathurst Rd, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780 Australia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
Pool
Restaurant
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The Flying Fox Backpackers is located in a lovely old building, 400 metres from town. Established to cater for independent travellers and not large groups, it's the perfect place to make new friends. A vibrant More Hostel with No T.V. and log fires for warmth and atmosphere, people feel very relaxed at the Fox. Free Breakfast and free wifi internet, lovely double, twins and dorms secure Hostel with a great outdoor area with fires in side and out. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$39 - US$59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Flying Fox Backpackers Katoomba, Blue Mountains
Location
Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
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Traveller (26)
Room & Suite (5)
Family and Play Areas (5)
Reviews (167)
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our stay was ruined when we were woken by vacuuming outside our room at 9pm and again at 10pm and 1030pm by other guests running up and down corridor outside our room, stomping and stamping, rolling round on the floor screaming and singing! All outside...More

Thank WorthyTravels
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Our second time staying here and we will come back if we are ever in the Blue Mountains again. Best hostel in Australia for sure, real family vibe and Ross is a legend. He even put us in the private room as it was our...More

Thank 13Nic13
Reviewed 19 March 2018

This place is the best! Cozy, warm, friendly, plus free breakfasts! Russell gave me great info about where to hike and to see Kangaroos, and he's clearly passionate about the Blue Mountains and it's byways. He really wants the guests to connect and engage. I...More

Thank Leslie N
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

It's my second time staying at The Flying Fox and there's a good reason I went back. The owner and manager of the hostel, Ross, is very hospitable and knowledgable of the local area. This is particularly important when he can advise on what to...More

Thank RockinAllOverDaWorld
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Seriously, don't stay anywhere else in the Blue Mountains!! And if you're thinking of only visiting for a day or two just book for a month instead. If you are a good person who loves nature, hiking, meeting new people, relaxing by a fire, playing...More

Thank hlmtravels90
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KCWatford
31 May 2017|
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Response from rainbowstained | Reviewed this property |
Hello! Sorry, I don't think there are private bathrooms, but there are private rooms where you can book for 2 (if I'm not wrong)! Cheers!
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"Your choice - dorm room with about 7 people vs. a private room. Know what you need and choose based on that."
303leslien
19 Mar 2018
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"Dorm 6 is the best room if you like cats as Guano generally sleeps here! It's also the biggest!"
hlmtravels90
26 Dec 2017
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"#3 is located at a good position between the entrance and the bathroom yet far enough from the..."
rodrigoelp
24 Sep 2017
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"Dorm 6 is the ultimate"
LoriJolly
14 Jul 2016
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