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The Flying Fox Backpackers

161 reviews
Traveller (24)
Room & Suite (5)
Family and Play Areas (5)
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“living room”(13 reviews)
“free breakfast”(12 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I was quite disappointed in my stay at the flying fox which is a shame as I expected much more. On arrival I was not even greeted with a hello by receptionist until they had checked my other friends in and shown them to their...More

Thank GypsyRover888
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed at flying fox for a week and absolutely loved the cosy, chill atmosphere. Ross the owner went out of his way to make our stay awesome and we really enjoyed his pesto pasta night. Loved hanging out in the cosy common room by the...More

Thank kiwiinamerica
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We only stayed one night here and the hostel itself is very cosy and comfortable. However, when we wanted to have a quiet drink in the evening we were told to hide our alcohol as the owner 'doesn't like spirits'. We are responsible adults and...More

Thank April R
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Such a lovely welcoming place. A home from home. The comfy sofas in the lounge nestle around a roaring log fire in winter where residents come to socialise without electronic devices between 6 and 9pm. There are musical instruments, board games and books to entertain...More

Thank mtp99mjr
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I went to OZ in 2011 - work and holiday - and I've had a great time so far, stayed in amazing hostels and meet good people - BUT then I came across THE FLYING FOX BACKPACKERS in Katoomba. I only planned on staying a...More

Thank LoriJolly
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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Price range
US$24 - US$144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Price range
US$24 - US$144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Traveller (24)
Room & Suite (5)
Family and Play Areas (5)
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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!
Room Tips
"Dorm 6 is the best room if you like cats as Guano generally sleeps here! It's also the biggest!"
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"#3 is located at a good position between the entrance and the bathroom yet far enough from the kitchen/living..."
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"Dorm 6 is the ultimate"
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"We got an upgrade of a room for 2 , dont know about the dorms."
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