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Soundproofing, free WiFi
Soundproofing, free WiFi
Soundproofing, free WiFi
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Blue Parrot Backpackers

2 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Business Services
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Explore the area

    Popular LocationWoolloomooloo Wharf13 min walk
    Popular LocationRoyal Botanic Gardens15 min walk
    Popular LocationThe Domain15 min walk
    AirportSydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.)24 min drive

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  • Bed in 10-Female Dorm (Private Bathroom)

    Room amenities

    • 323 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
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  • Bed in 10-Bed Mixed Dorm (Private Bathroom)

    Room amenities

    • 323 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
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  • Bed in 10-Bed Mixed Dorm (Shared Bathroom)

    Room amenities

    • 323 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
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  • Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dorm (Shared Bathroom) – Max 2 Pax

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Twin Bunk Bed
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  • Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dorm (Shared Bathroom)

    Room amenities

    • 151 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
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  • Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dorm (Shared Bathroom)

    Room amenities

    • 194 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
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About this area


Located in Sydney, Blue Parrot Backpackers is in the entertainment district and near a metro station. Crown Street and Martin Place are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Luna Park. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Sydney Cricket Ground or Qudos Bank Arena. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including whale-watching. Guests appreciate the hostel's location for the sightseeing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Woolloomooloo Wharf - 13 min walk
  • Royal Botanic Gardens - 15 min walk
  • St Vincent’s Hospital - 15 min walk
  • The Domain - 15 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Exhibition Centre Station - 6 min drive
  • Kings Cross Station - 7 min walk
  • Sydney Airport (SYD) - 24 min drive


  • Room 10 — 3 min walk
  • Yellow — 3 min walk
  • Busshari Japanese Restaurant — 3 min walk
  • Pizza Boccone — 3 min walk
  • Chester White Cured Diner — 3 min walk

About this property

Blue Parrot Backpackers

Adults-only Sydney hostel in Potts Point, near Royal Botanic Gardens
This smoke-free hostel features laundry facilities, a computer station, and tour/ticket assistance. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, multilingual staff, a garden, and barbecue grills are onsite. All rooms are soundproofed and offer free WiFi and ceiling fans.
Blue Parrot Backpackers offers 7 accommodations with ceiling fans. This Sydney hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available
  • Free offsite parking
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge) during limited hours
  • Airport shuttle on request

Things to do

  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Computer station


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Ceiling fan
  • Portable fan


  • Soundproofing

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Check-in from 12:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property; all guests 18 and older are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 17.00 per person (one way)
  • Late check-in fee: AUD 20 for check-in between 10:00 PM and midnight
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No onsite parking is available
This property accepts credit cards

We should mention

Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property

Property is also known as

Blue Parrot Backpackers Hostel Sydney
Blue Parrot Backpackers Hostel
Blue Parrot Backpackers Sydney
Blue Parrot Backpackers Hostel Potts Point
Blue Parrot Backpackers Potts Point
Blue Parrot Backpackers Potts Point
Blue Parrot Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Blue Parrot Backpackers and receive a full refund?
Yes, Blue Parrot Backpackers offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Blue Parrot Backpackers cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Blue Parrot Backpackers pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Blue Parrot Backpackers?
There is free parking nearby.
What time is check-in at Blue Parrot Backpackers?
Check-in is from 12:30 PM - 8:30 PM. Late check-in is available from 10:00 PM– midnight for a fee of AUD 20.
What time is check-out at Blue Parrot Backpackers?
Check-out is at 10 AM.
Does Blue Parrot Backpackers provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs on request. A fee of AUD 17.00 per person applies.
Where is Blue Parrot Backpackers located?
Located in Potts Point, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Woolloomooloo Wharf, Royal Botanic Gardens, and Crown Street. Hyde Park and Sydney Tower are also within 1 mi (2 km). Kings Cross Station is 7 minutes by foot and St. James Station is 20 minutes.
Rating 5 - Excellent. 14 out of 29 reviews
5 - Excellent 48%
Rating 4 - Good. 11 out of 29 reviews
4 - Good 38%
Rating 3 - Okay. 4 out of 29 reviews
3 - Okay 14%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 29 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 29 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This is not a very large hostel but the staff was friendly and enthusiastic and the overall atmosphere was like being in someone's home.
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2019

4/5 Good

Very hot and sweaty room. The ceiling fan was broken and there was a pedastool fan on far side of the room. After commenting about the excessive heat a second pedastool fan was added the next night. Staff were fine and the facilities were decent.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2019

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