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253 William Street, Northbridge 6003, Perth, Australia

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66%

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594 Total Reviews
  • 63%Value For Money
  • 69%Security
  • 83%Location
  • 68%Staff
  • 60%Atmosphere
  • 60%Cleanliness
  • 58%Facilities

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86%

Place was spootless on arrival. The only problem is the management of food scraps which attrace cockroaches & ants. ssSuggest to prevent this separate , covered bins for these with plastic bags into which guests are asked to place all food scraps & seal before disposal. Maybe also invest in an insinkerator to prevent blockage of drains by food scraps.

  • 29th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


40%

If you want to party this is the location. Everybody's just hammered in this place. Staff was weird, 160 people on the hostel so zero atmosphere, no one's really keen to talk to you or meet people in general. Smelly room, dirty as. Same for the outside area. Absolute garbage. Moved out after one night. Wouldnt go back even for free.


86%

I highly recommend the single room. What a fantastic space for the price!! Comfortable, neat and it made you feel relaxed. The shared bathroom was always clean and I never had any hassles!!


77%

To charge over $60 for a room without a window and a hole in the ceiling is bad.


77%

Thumbs up: great location and cleanliness Thumbs down: despite WiFi si for free,only The courtyard is covered and the qualità signal is poor


37%

This hostel was really too much old and everything was too much dirty, moreover some staffs were not so kind and very strict for guests. My room was really like a prison and even my kid should didn't go up his bed because his bed was really dangerous without any safety fence at all.


69%

Good hostel, clean bathroom, free internet just one bad important thing ; I don't know about the dormrooms but in our private room the spring mattress was very painful and not only for the back...maybe we were not lucky


83%

Very nice and helpful staff!

  • 25th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


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71%

This place is all about location! It's in a cool neighbourhood, close to many restaurants, bars, nightclubs, etc. Also 5 min walking to the city center. The bathroom was really clean but the building and sheets were really really old.. our bed was noisy. Staff was friendly!


51%

The single room stunk of cigarettes, no effort to put some air fresh in the room ,the pillow if you could call it that was old and flat . Would they be happy using the pillows provide , no. So why put them in the room ??? , I arrived at 10 pm and all the bin tour out the out the hostel were over flowing with food stuff , good look to walk in to a hostel ... The French guy at reception was helpful ..but won't stay there again

  • 30th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


80%

lGreat location, easy to access public transport with lots of interesting places to visit near by. Loved the interesting retro shops, short walk to the museum and art gallery, coffee places, Kakulas Bros for interesting food and numerous Vietnames cafes to be found along William Street. Staff very helpful and run " a tight ship" with regard to security. Would love to see the dining room chairs/tables up-graded.


63%

Big hostel with many rooms, but dirty,management not good


54%

Unbelievable how rude hostels can be. Been to a lot of hostels in Australia and These one was by far the worst one. Facilities are alright but staff is rude and not helpful. They even complained about me because I asked them if its possible to check in earlier. Good location rooms are alright.


83%

Clean hostel. Friendly staff.


37%

awful! Run down place with unfriendly management! Administrative( backpackers themselves) are fine, but the permanent stuff is rude, unfriendly and irritable! Rude posters addressed to the guests are on the wals. Guests are very nice, normal relaxed people. No airconditioner! NEVER AGAIN!

  • 3rd Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


46%

The staff was unpleasant, the room was small and smelly , it looked like a prison cell. The bathroom and kitchen was ok, no more. We had twin beds instead of a double bed. Would not stay there again


89%

A paradise for backpackers on tigh budget.kitchen good , clean and conducive.

  • 19th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Malaysia
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


83%

good hostel, amazing staff and perfect location


29%

We didn't even stay in the room after being given the key to a room someone was already asleep in. There was a spider in the second room we were shown to and the staff refused to get rid of it for us. Walked around perth in the middle of the night and only went back to use Internet so we could find somewhere else to stay. We sat in the hall to do this. We checked in at 3am and checked out again at half 5 and when asked if everything was ok we said no but the staff didn't seem bothered.

  • 17th Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Scotland
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


60%

Only stayed here one night. It was good that reception is open 24 hours a day as I took the red eye flight into Perth. Location is great. Right in the heart of Northbridge. However right next to clubs so outside, it does get quite noisy. Whilst staff upon check in was fine, the lady working at check out was demeaning. Cleanliness is what was expected for a hostel.


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