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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Near the train station so very convenient location but also means you can hear the trains until midnight and also traffic noise from the road. Nice big dorm rooms with lots of space & lockers. Clean modern bathrooms, and huge kitchen with cookers & food storage space. I stayed for 5 nights & enjoyed being in a dorm mostly by...

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BM_Backpackers, Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Lara, Thank you for staying with us and we're very happy to hear you enjoying our hostel:) Next time you visit, please ask to be in a room off the main road and we'll be happy to accommodate if we can! Kind regards, BMBH Team

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This hostel has great facilities and comfortable beds plus a great common area to hang out when your tired after a hike! The kitchen has all the standard stuff plus ovens and every utensil you can think off! Plus lots of helpful leaflets and advice if your not sure how to make the most of your Blue Mountains trip!

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BM_Backpackers, Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Lizzi2017, We appreciate your feedback very much, thank you for taking the time to post! And yes, from cheese graters to lemon squeezers and all important can openers we try to have everything guests need to create their culinary masterpieces. BMBH Team.

Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

I liked this hostel!! There is a nice lounge, it's a big place and with big windows. The kitchen is fantastic.. there was enough place for everyone to cook! The hostel is clean and the service was really nice and polite 😊

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BM_Backpackers, Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Alinora20, And we loved you staying with us!!! Thank you for such a great review. Kind regards, BMBH Team

Parramatta, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I decided to visit Blue Mountains during Christmas holidays at the last minute and had very limited options to book. I hesitantly booked a bed in a 4 male dorm at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel. This was my second stay in a backpackers hostel. The hostel staff was very friendly and helpful. The hostel room and common areas were clean...

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BM_Backpackers, Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hi FoodieDK123, We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and discovered our rooftop area. These kind of comments are a joy to read, thank you for posting your review! BMBH Team.

Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Stay here for three nights to explore Blue Mountains National Park and this place definitely is the best deal you can get for a price this low. Close to everything (place of interest, groceries), very clean, friendly staffs, pretty much everything you would ask for. Definitely will stay here again if there's a chance.

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BM_Backpackers, Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Ryo, And we'll be very happy to see you again on your next visit. Thanks for reviewing us:)

Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Very happy with the family room we were allocated No 25. Large bathroom, fair size bedroom clean and tidy . Staff are very helpful. On the whole a very happy experience for our first time in a backpacker hotel......

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BM_Backpackers, Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Chris, We love that we were your first experience of a backpacker hostel and that we ticked the right boxes for you. Have a wonderful trip!

Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Doesn't look like much from the outside and it's a bit dated inside. However there's a warm welcome. Large kitchen and commmunal area which are well used and provides lots of chances to interact. Beds are basic but surprisingly comfortable.

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BMBH144, Front Office at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Mary, Thank you for your lovely review. Our building is old and expensive to renovate, so upgrading and updating is a slow process! We are happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay here, hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Cathy and the team at BMBH

Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Service: ++ Price: -/+ Cleanliness: ++ Dorms: + Location: + Really nice and clean hostel with nice staff. Dorms are big and every bed has a big locker. It's nearby the train station and supermarket (a big one). I just missed a personal lamp & outlet at my bed and also the wifi was really slow. I tried to use...

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Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Hi stayed here one night. This hostel has everything you can ask for free wifi and laudey and is clean and quiet. Would recommend to everybody. Will come back if I ever return, friendly helpdesk and great location

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BM_Backpackers, Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Ryan T, Awesome feedback, thanks for commenting on us! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your brief stay and we hope to see you again soon. BMBH Team

ireland
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Good sized family room with ensuite, own fridge and storage. Good kitchen facilities. Friendly staff. Good local information provided. Wifi slow. Room clean though slightly musty smell (not sure why). Near town and train station. Overall good value

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BM_Backpackers, Manager at Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hi restless_monkey, Love your account name! Thank you for taking time out to add your comments. We'll certainly look into the 'musty' smell you report as it comes as news to us too. Please do feel free to come back and visit! BMBH Team

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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, groups, families and can accommodate parties of 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 laundry 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 In addition, we can help you with Blue Mountains visitor attraction tickets and much, much, more. Please ask! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel

Address: 144 Bathurst Rd, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia (Formerly Central Blue Backpackers)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
Price Range: €33 - €75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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“Go for twin bed or 4 bed dorm.”
 of 5 bubbles FoodieDK123, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Dorms were cooler, privates were extremely hot.”
 of 5 bubbles danz2017, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“private room with toilet are quiet and toilets are clean”
 of 5 bubbles liangjunl2016, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The beds are bunk style. The more bunks in the room, the cheaper per person”
 of 5 bubbles jennys153, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“bring your own mirror as the room does not have one ”
 of 5 bubbles 380natasham, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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