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1849 Backpackers Hotel, Albany

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
1849 Is WA's 5-Star Backpackers, the only Albany hostel featured in the latest Lonely Planet and winner of TripAdvisor's award for Excellence the last FIVE years. We provide the comfort and security in a beautifully looked after hotel, to ensure your stay with us is memorable. Unique features include FREE, fast, unlimited WiFi, FREE delicious unlimited pancakes made for you each morning, a grass four a side soccer pitch and volleyball court, games room, free bikes AND a theatre with stage, stage lighting, piano, guitars and percussion instruments for you to jam and practice with. Large screen TV in the lounge with FOXTEL and SETANTA, ensuring all matches in the European league season are available free to guests. 1849 Backpackers is also the perfect, comfortable start and finish point for the Bibbulmun Track and Munda Biddi Trail. Plenty of lock up bike space inside, a free cold drink to everyone coming off either of these tracks.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free parking
Breakfast included
Airport transportation
Breakfast Available
Multilingual Staff
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
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Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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The clever use of the old hotel makes this a unique place to stay in. The free pancakes for breakfast were a definite hit - and alleviated potential overcrowding of the downstairs kitchen facilities. A nice vibe in a very central location.
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I would recommend this place was so clean and comfortable. Staff was friendly and pancakes to die for .Also so close to everything especially if no transport. A bus stop outside will take you to Middleton beach.
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the staff and other guests were so friendly and chilled out. bathrooms and dorms were really clean and there's a great atmosphere about the place. would be a really awesome place to stay for semi permanent accomodation. the building itself is a hige heritage style building which
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Handled by warm and friendly staff who will assist you with everything including cooking nice pancakes for breakfast. Comes with ample carpark, big kitchen, lounge and surrounded by garden. Location wise very strategic and within walking distance from few attractions such as
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Really nice hostel, really beautiful and welcoming! Nice staff, nice people there! Really clean and friendly! We were three of us and we all thought the same : will definitely recommend this place! Perfect
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Superior Queen Room
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Double room
Sunrise Albany
Indoor kitchen eating area
prices overnight
Hello Tara, there are no trains to Albany, but you can get here by bus from the east Perth Terminal in Perth or by air. 420 kms south of Perth. There are seven National Parks around Albany so heaps to see, a really beautiful diverse area. There are tours that come around the south coast too if you are short of time. Email us and we can send you all the details you need.
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"Double room is very small, but a comfortable bed."
"Queen Deluxe Room "
"Can sometimes hear the train from the superior queen room."
"Privates rooms are overrated"
"I stayed in a 6 bed dorm room! Perfect for me! I'm sure the private rooms are just as nice!"
US$42 - US$68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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