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Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel

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Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel was opened on May 1st 2009. We are the closest hostel to Katoomba Train Station (turn right from the station and follow Bathurst Road). We have a wide range of clean dormitory, dormitory en-suite, private, private en-suite, family and family en-suite rooms. We cater to travellers, families and can accommodate up to 160 guests. Our lounge is great for all guests, with lots of room to mingle or find a quiet corner in front of the fire. Test your skills on our FREE pool table, FREE table soccer table, FREE guitar or play one of our many FREE board games. The kitchen is spacious, well stocked with utensils and 6 large ovens. Just out from that is a summer BBQ space and courtyard garden. Not only do we have our great reception, friendly staff and clean facilities, we also offer: FREE wi-fi throughout the hostel FREE computers and low priced printing (b/w) FREE games and rainy day activities FREE luggage storage (just leave us a review!) FREE on street parking FREE lockers in all dormitory rooms FREE to use TVs in the lounge and all private rooms FREE tourist information and laundry services In addition, we can help you with Blue Mountains visitor attraction tickets and much, much, more. Please ask!
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Self-Serve Laundry
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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The staff were super friendly and helpful. The location was ideal. V near the train station. Very good stay with good vibe and facilities. Helped by the amazing hiking and views! I would recommend to anyone and come back too
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The staff and facilities are exceptional. Excellent value for money for the rates asked. The other guests are easy to get along with and the entire property is maintained at a high standard of cleanliness. Public transport and shopping precinct are all within 5 minutes walk if
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Really good hostel, it’s well located near the train station!! It’s clean! Great kitchen and there’s free bbq sometimes it’s so good!!!! The staff is nice and the blue Mountains trails are near by the hostel (20-30min walking)
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Response from BMBH144, Front Office Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel
Responded 1 week ago
Hello Marie, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We appreciate you complimenting the high level of cleanliness of the hostel, this is something our team works very hard to maintain. Our large and well equipped kitchen is always popular, as is our free BBQ on Saturday nights when we host them. Thanks also for mentioning our helpful and nice reception staff and the central location of the Hostel, simply our best assets! Enjoy the remainder of your travels. Regards Dyonne and the BMBH Team
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This hostel is a perfect place to stay for a while. It has a nice living area with good WiFi. Kitchen is great. Towels are a bit small and only available if you leave a review. Viewpoint are very close by
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My sister and I enjoyed our stay here for a few nights. Clean and safe environment. Very welcoming staff and good vibes in the communal areas. Not a party hostel but it’s great to have a few good nights of good rest. Free pool and games and laundry and wifi. One of my sisters fav
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Response from BMBH144, Front Office Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel
Responded 1 week ago
Hello Jayne, Thank you for your detailed review, it is great to read that you found the Hostel to provide a clean and safe environment with welcoming staff and most importantly, a good vibe. This is what our excellent team aim to provide; something for everybody such as our pool table and other games, free laundry and wifi. Fantastic news that your sister rates us as her "favourite hostel so far" - what a great compliment. We wish you well with the remainder of your travels. Regards Dyonne and the BMBH Team
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So desperate for power points that we considered climbing up and using the outlets on the ceilin
Sunset at Echo Point
Are individual dorms unisex or not
Hello! Most of our dorms are mixed, but we do have some 4 & 6 bed ladies only dorms, and some 4 & 8 bed male only dorms. Feel free to give us a call any time on +61 2 4782 9630. :) Kind regards, The team at BMBH
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hello, shall we have to bring our own sheets to sleep and towels? thanks a lot
No, they provide linen and towels. Even clean ones (: Though do bring your own shampoo and soap.
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"All Floors are good enough to select rooms depending upon your preference and family size."
"All the rooms are nice :)"
"Stay at the YHA"
"Ask for quiet room."
"Go for twin bed or 4 bed dorm."
US$26 - US$80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Central Blue Backpackers
AustraliaNew South WalesBlue MountainsKatoomba
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