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 on arrival. 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.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

* The guest will be charged the total price if they cancel anytime.
* The guest will be charged a prepayment of the total price anytime.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party 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.

Book more than 2 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Great Location
  • Helpful Staff
  • Good Cleanliness
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Property Description

Port Adelaide Backpackers are an awesome value for money hostel with guaranteed free on street car parking. We , are not far from the beach, free WiFi,(300mb), free pool table, free PS3 , games and dvds.

We are a clean, fun and friendly budget hostel in the heart of historic Port Adelaide. With all the banks, supermarkets, pubs, shops you could possibly need.

Only minutes away from Port river, dolphins and beautiful semaphore beach. All of our private rooms and most of our dorms are air-conditioned/heated.
Private and family rooms with double, queen and bunk bed options, so they can accommodate from one to six people in comfort. Just let us know when you book and we are happy to arrange the room to suit your needs.

All private rooms with tv, dvd, bar fridge. We have a movie room( 50 inch tv with over 200 movies free dvds) huge dining hall, coin laundry, outdoor smoking courtyard and free BBQ and all of this is only a short train ride from Adelaide city central train station( 20 minutes) secure lockers, cameras and combination locks assure your privacy and safety whilst staying with us.

Our friendly staff are more than happy to assist you while you are staying at Port Adelaide Backpackers. Our staff consist of an on-site manager who lives on the property and works during evenings and he is on call during the day. Our virtual receptionist are on duty from 8:00 Am- 9:00 Pm, so whenever you go to the reception there is always someone there happy to help you. They are skyped in from overseas and they are fully trained professionals, with years of experience in the hospitality industry.

•Guests MUST present valid Passport or Drivers' License upon Check-in. Failure to present valid documents will result in denied check-in with no refund.

•Please note if booking more than 1 person into a dorm room, we cannot guarantee you will be in the same room. We will however try our best.

•There is a strict NO refund policy for all 'In house guests' who have changed their mind or their travel plans and no refunds on bookings paid in advance.

•Please note if booking more than 1 person into a dorm room, we cannot guarantee you will be in the same room. We will however try our best.

Please note that in Port Adelaide Backpackers all of our bookings are Non-refundable
* The guest will be charged the total price if they cancel anytime.
* The guest will be charged a prepayment of the total price anytime.

During these special periods,(i.e. major sporting events, concerts) bookings need to be prepaid in full and are not refundable or transferable. For last minute, multiple person reservations, in periods of high demand it may not be possible to put all occupants in the same room; however we shall certainly do our best.

**Please note there will be a $2 transnational service fee when paying for the remainder of your stay Via Credit or Debit Cards** View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 6.5

  • Security 6.5

  • Location 7.5

  • Staff 6.5

  • Atmosphere 4.0

  • Cleanliness 6.5

  • Facilities 6.5

Latest Reviews

  • 9.7


    17 Aug 2019
    I was happy staying there while it lasted.
    Australia, Male, 31-40
  • 9.1


    13 Oct 2019
    Lovely spot, right by the harbor. Interesting group of people but all friendly. Not your typical back packer but I felt comfortable the entire time and enjoyed my stay. Good for travelers with vehicles
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9


    28 Jul 2019
    This is a lovely, atmospheric, well located hostel for exploring historic Port Adelaide, with good facilities at rock bottom prices. Only down side is there are no staff only a "virtual receptionist" Unfortunately this did create some issues which are currently under investigation.
    Australia, Female, 41+
  • 6.9


    01 Dec 2019
    Rooms were clean, kitchen and showers a little dirty but not unbearable. “Digital receptionist” meant we had to speak to a Skype screen so was a little unusual. Area is not really a tourist area but 35 min walk to semaphore beach or close the the lighthouse and museums if that’s what you want to visit.
    England, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 6.6


    21 May 2021
    Good for exploring Port Adelaide. Showers and Toilets cleaned regularly. Private room locked securely. Kitchen messy/dirty more often than not. People arguing everyday so the atmosphere was uncomfortable. More locals staying than backpackers, a lady in a nearby shop said the people who stay there are criminals and good people who are homeless refuse to stay there because of this. Would NOT recommend as a solo traveller at all. However, we had no trouble and the man working was very helpful!
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 6.0


    23 Jan 2021
    Not a bad hostel for what you need, we only stayed one night and got in late but private we booked was all good for us
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 4.6


    26 Mar 2021
    Realised it wasn't a great place when the guy in the same room as me threatened several people with a knife. He got taken away by the police but then came back while I was alone in the kitchen and threatened me with a knife. The way the manager dealt with it made me leave. He says to this guy as he is being escorted out that if he sorts himself out he can come back in a month. He also made no effort to change the door code so if the guy came back a third time that would've been a rude awakening!
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 4.0


    05 Dec 2019
    There's no one there to check you in, it's done via a video call. The common rooms and kitchen were absolutely filthy. The beds were clean and comfortable but it's obvious the room aren't cleaned very often. It felt more like staying in a homeless shelter than a hostel with the way everyone was acting
    USA, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 3.1


    17 Oct 2019
    DO NOT STAY HERE!!! This place is absolutely awful! I truly hope you will read the reviews and stay far away from this place. The kitchen was messy and looked like it hadnt been cleaned in years, the same for the bathroom (people often miss the toilet and when I first arrived there was poop on the floor). I had someone go through my things and my bed. The people staying here are NOT backpackers, they are long term guests (one women in my room was a long term guest). I changed hostels.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 2.0


    01 Sep 2019
    Stuck around for ten minutes.. Were directed by the Skype receptionist to a room that had been covered by a sign made by its current tenant claiming it’s ownership. She seemed very uptight that we were entering “her” room and upon entering found that all of our blankets and pillows were already in use on her bed, which she was sharing with her boyfriend, despite it being the girls only dorm. She promptly returned our dirty sheets and pillows too us. The room also reeked of smoke. Money back plz.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Board Games