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Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed at here with my friends for 3 nights after spending Sydney ... This backpacker is really close to Katoomba station and everything! ( supermarkets , sightseeing ...cafe, etc...!) Staffs are really kind and helpful ! The facility is good! To stay is worth than the price !!!!!!! We felt so much comfortable! We love here!!!!!! Highly recommended place:)))...

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Sydney
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Hostel with a friendly attitude, clean rooms and reasonable prices. Warm rooms, even on a very cold night! Located at the station end of town and an easy place from which to explore Katoomba. Reception are happy to give you information and suggestions to help you get the most from your visit.

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

Hi _ES1_1, We're thrilled to hear you found our reception team so informative. Thank you for staying with us and please do return! BMBH Team

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Staff are friendly, clean and comfortable accomodation, great place to meet new people. Am happy to go back as value for money accommodation and close to attractions and railway station. Top place to go.

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

Hi Jenny, Thank you for staying with us. We hope you had a wonderful time seeing the sites and enjoying our facilities. Happy travels, BMBH Team

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This clean and cosy hostel is in a great location in the heart of town, about a minute walk from the train station. I stayed here in a private room for two nights when we came up to the mountains to do some hiking. I'm glad that we stayed for a couple of nights rather than just one we'd normally...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Located right next to the train station and the pubs, so good location for that, and 30 mins away from walks in Katoomba. Very clean, confortable beds, friendly staff and huge kitchen to your disposal. Would recommend for solo, couple or friends trip!

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

Hey Marcopolooooooooo! And we would recommend you come back and stay with us again:) We sincerely appreciate your feedback, thanks for contributing. BMBH Team

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Great hostel, friendly staff. The kitchen is big and common room is excellent, it's got a nice fire and you can borrow books and board games. Nice warm duvet on the bed as well as it gets cold at bight!

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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

BMBH is located 5 min walk from Katoomba train station, in the city center close to the pubs, restaurants and a Coles supermarket. As the place offers both dorms and double rooms, all kinds of travelers can be spotted here. The communal kitchen is big and useful, table soccer and pool in the lobby and games and a guitar are...

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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We were impressed with our first hostel stay as a family. The staff were lovely and accommodating and the facilities simple (to be expected in a hostel) but clean. The family room was spacious and comfortable, the only thing would be it was a bit cold, even with two heaters on! Great location and great atmosphere. Happily stay again.

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Hervey Bay, Australia
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Perfect place to start and finish the 6ft track walk and from which to explore the Blue Mountains. Grat value for money with all the facilities you could want in a Backpacker style accommodation. It was perfect foe our family of six as the room was generous in size and the common rooms had everything we could want.

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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The hostel is clean, have a great location and nice staff. Short walk from train station close to bars and restaurants. Free facilities like bilard, many games and great fire place perfect for cold evenings.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: €16 - €65 (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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“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
“Clean and basic hostel”
 of 5 bubbles KatieLWinstanley, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“If you have a multitude of devices or a large number of people, ask for a room with several power points.”
  • So desperate for power points that we considered climbing up and using the outlets on the ceilin
 of 5 bubbles 565cf, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
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