Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Brilliant Staff
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Property Description

New mattresses!

You spoke, and we listened. As of January 2019, the hostel has been refitted with entirely new mattresses, head to toe. Come be one of the first people to check them out!

Backpack City and Surf has a family like atmosphere and is ideal for people that like to party hard in the pubs and clubs of Northbridge, while being able to rest well in the evenings. We have activities running every week, and heaps of guests and staff who are down for any adventure - You name it, we've got you covered!

We run activities most nights, including BBQ's, beach trips, and beer pong (With a $50 bar tab up for grabs to the winner)

Check out our deals! Cheaper rates are available on weekly bookings.

Any questions, feel free to contact us via email or phone.

Peace, love and happy backpacking to all! View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 5.7

  • Security 7.0

  • Location 8.0

  • Staff 7.3

  • Atmosphere 6.3

  • Cleanliness 4.0

  • Facilities 4.7

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    20 Mar 2019
    Awesome spot! The staff are all amazing, shout-out to Harris & Liz for being so friendly & helpful! Great kitchen area for cooking, good location right near CBD & all the happening spots, & great hostel events which bring everyone together & make it so easy to make new friends. Loved this place, def would stay again!
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1


    23 Mar 2019
    I loved this hostel! The staff and the other guests were so much fun and I felt very welcome. I would definitely stay here again and would highly recommend it!
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9


    23 Feb 2019
    Extremely good customer service and staff. Brand new mattresses felt very nice. Shower was a little wonky but everything was fine and I felt right at home. Thanks you guys for making my stay great.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6


    01 Nov 2019
    I came back to this hostel because it has everything I needed for a short stay: clean spaces, lockers in the room and very good position. Definitely recommended
    Italy, Male, 25-30
  • 6.6


    04 May 2019
    Someone spewed late at night and we were up late n we went for a night walk in city with the lights was so romantic until we got back and no chance we could sleep as spew was not cleaned up properly spew was right outside door was not until we said to manager at 6 am that we were not sleeping cause of spew smell would of told him sooner but he was off romancing some back packer was so disgusting we took all our bags out of room into back under cover area check your cameras you will see its true
    Australia, Couple, 41+
  • 6.0


    16 Aug 2019
    Not a clean hostel and no security no lockers are provided.
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 5.7


    13 Dec 2019
    We stayed here for three nights. The atmosphere was friendly and the staff was helpful. It was okay to stay for this short period of time, but we wouldn't have enjoyed a much longer stay. - no place to lock your stuff in (you can't lock the safety lockers or rooms, the staff let us put our backpacks in their locked garden shed, but many of the other guests knew the code to get to the shed, so it didn't feel that secure) - dirty rooms/facilities - no A/C + comfortable beds + fridges
    Finland, Female, 18-24
  • 5.4


    02 Sep 2019
    Property was a cluttered mess! Also everything was so dirty, we left as soon as we woke up. I’ve been in many hostels and this was the worst.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 5.4


    16 Aug 2019
    Very dirty hostel. The room was very damp and it looked like it had not been cleaned in a while. No lockers and holes in the wall
    Netherlands, Male, 18-24
  • 4.9


    28 Jan 2020
    It was s***! Bed bugs! First night I got bitten all over my body by bed bugs. The next morning the staff moved me to a new room but I that had bed bugs too. The hostels’ washing wasn’t any good and the staff recommended that I go elsewhere to wash my belongings. The staff was apologetic about the situation and tried to help me as much as they could. Other Staffs on the other hand was being unreasonable regarding the situation. I ended up checking out earlier than originally planned.
    Denmark, Female, 25-30
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Jobs Board
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Wi-Fi