I thoroughly enjoyed my four nights at Blue Parrot! The staff were amazing and so helpful - always smiling friendly faces to help book a tour or point out good spots to eat and see on a map. The location in Potts Point is pretty central and an easy walk to many sights, including the Sydney Opera House, The Rocks, and the CBD. It's very close to Kings Cross station, and we were able to get to the airport and other further points on the train. Banks, ATMs, restaurants, and a grocery store were all within blocks of the hostel.
My friend and I stayed in the 10-bed female dorm, which was comfortable, but sometimes noisy on the weekend from partiers outside the window. The showers were great, with hot water and good pressure. The kitchens were fully stocked, and the staff made sure that travelers kept everything clean. Common areas were spacious, and there were plenty books and movies to keep everyone occupied.
I'd recommend Blue Parrot, and can't wait to stay there again!More