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Hong Kong, China
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the right property to choose when you are travelling to Perth. It's clean, affordable. The staff are friendly and helpful too. Most of all it is safe. Therefore whenever I stayed in Perth, I choose here. Really comfortable rooms and the in guests are jovial too. -Arrowbin

Thank acys1973
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice stay, worth every single cent I paid. Good location, big cooking area, clean bedding and helpful front desk. Suitable for big group of travelers, all 8 of us can fit into one room Will definitely return to stay.

Thank Dennis C
Mountain View, California
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for two nights and I thought it was perfectly located. Only a five minute walk to the city mall. It's a lively street with great restaurants and pubs. The staff were kind and the room was bright, tidy and clean. There is also a nice outdoor area for BBQs. The manager there is great, she is passionate... More 

Thank Vicki L
American Canyon, California
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11 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Place is Ok, You can get a single room,or Share with people. You can Cook your own food on a communal stove (5 people at a time cooking). Showers and Bathroom are on the end of each Hallway mens and women separately, (not in the room). There is Free internet outside of your room (not inside) although Perth has... More 

Thank Alfyman
Singapore, Singapore
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66 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The hotel is just very basic. I got a single room. I had 1 bed, 1 table, 1 chair, 1 fan, and 1 bedside table with 3 drawers. Thats it. But this is more than the bare minimum for a night stay at the price i paid. The hostel is clean, but need maintenance/touch up frequently. It is located about... More 

Thank cyqaey
Andy A, Manager at Britannia on William, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review, This is an old building and we aim to maintain it the best of our ability. We do also keep it basic to keep the price at a fair rate to make it more attractive to the budget traveler. Safe travels and enjoy your journey. Hope to see you again soon More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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2 reviews
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Don't expect any courtesy when it comes to "late checkout". The hostel was pretty empty, nevertheless I couldn't leave any minute late otherwise I would lose the key deposit or have to pay for another day. Shame, very greedy. Sometimes you become blind if you think only about the money. Anyway, even being a very old building, the elevator was... More 

Thank fernando236
Andy A, Manager at Britannia on William, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for the feedback, it was explained that the reason we could not give late check out was that someone was booked into that room. Option where given to use facilities, nothing greedy about it, sometimes situation do not suit people and their first reaction is a negative one. If we can help with anything in the future please... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

This hostel is huge, but it still clean. Room are pretty spacious but can be warm(fortunately we had fans). The location is great, the wifi is only available in the courtyard. The kitchen is ok but can get really warm. I did not stay a long time but I don't have bad memories. This hostel is big but clean and... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

Good points - free wifi even though it's only in the reception area. Facilities for printing, scanning and use of computers. Toilets and showers excellent - there is a cubicle before the shower tray so you can keep your valuables and clothes with you when showering and everything very clean. Lots of places to eat nearby. Poor points - customer... More 

Thank Ali921
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night before going to the airport. It was the cheapest in Perth for a private room. The bed was comfy and the communal kitchen and bathroom areas were big and clean. The kitchen was long and narrow so might get crowded at dinner times. Everyone seemed to abide by the rules that the hostel had... More 

Thank SuperT89
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 May 2016

we choose this hostel for our last night in Perth because get cheapest price compare to other hostel. friendly receptionist. bathroom and kitchen are clean. room/bed quite okay. recommended for backpacker and short stay only.

Thank billahnur

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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Britannia on William is a budget backpacker style accommodation, it does have a number of private rooms and bunk rooms. These are very basic private rooms that offer a great rate for the budget traveller, we are not a hotel. Share facilities, bathrooms, kitchen and TV rooms. We have a spacious courtyard and are open 24 hours a day. Please call if you have any further questions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Britannia on William

Address: 253 William St, Perth, Western Australia 6003, Australia (Formerly YHA)
Region: Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Perth > Perth CBD
Price Range: £13 - £35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Britannia on William 2*
Number of rooms: 79
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Britannia On William Backpackers Hotel Perth
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“rooms in the Back are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Alfyman, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“book somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles travelduo900, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Private and shared looked good!”
 of 5 bubbles Evine21, 12 Dec 2015 | Read review
“try not to sleep past about 9 as the cleaners will wake you up”
 of 5 bubbles 297492, 21 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles danlL9755OU, 18 May 2015 | Read review
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