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4.3/5 Excellent
29 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Business Services
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping


Explore the area

Popular LocationRoyal Botanic Gardens15 min walk
Popular LocationHyde Park7 min drive
Popular LocationSydney Tower11 min drive
AirportSydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.)24 min drive

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  • Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dorm (Shared Bathroom)

    Room amenities

    • 14 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dorm (Shared Bathroom)

    Room amenities

    • 18 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Bed in 10-Bed Mixed Dorm (Shared Bathroom)

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Bed in 10-Bed Mixed Dorm (Private Bathroom)

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Bed in 10-Female Dorm (Private Bathroom)

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dorm (Shared Bathroom) – Max 2 Pax

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    • Sleeps 2
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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 Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including whale watching. Our guests appreciate the hostel's location for the sightseeing.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Royal Botanic Gardens - 15 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 7 min drive
  • Sydney Town Hall - 11 min drive
  • Sydney Tower - 11 min drive
  • Sydney Opera House - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Exhibition Centre Station - 6 min drive
  • Kings Cross Station - 7 min walk
  • Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) - 24 min drive

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 barbecues are on-site. Rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access and ceiling fans.
Blue Parrot Backpackers offers 7 forms of accommodation with a ceiling fan. This Sydney hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


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

Parking and public transport

  • Free nearby parking
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge) during limited hours
  • Airport shuttle on request

Things to do

  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

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 reception
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in reception

Room amenities


  • Ceiling fan
  • Portable fan



Check-in between 12:30 PM and 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
Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to get details


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.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types


Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the 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 on-site parking is available.

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

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 this property 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 this hostel?
Check-in is from 12:30 PM to 8:30 PM. Late check-in is available from 10:00 PM to midnight for a fee of AUD 20.
What time is check-out at Blue Parrot Backpackers?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Does Blue Parrot Backpackers provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of AUD 17.00 per person, one way, applies.
Where is this property located?
Located in Potts Point, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Woolloomooloo Wharf and Royal Botanic Gardens. Hyde Park and Sydney Tower are also within 1 mile (2 km). Kings Cross Station is 7 minutes by foot and Edgecliff Station is 20 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Blue Parrot Backpackers

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition


  • Liked: Staff & service
  • Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: 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

  • Liked: 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