I moved to perth on my PR visa and booked wickham for a few nights..... However, i kept extending my stay here once i lived here for a while. I arrived at 1 am and was well received and shown around. The people in the hostel were friendly and there was always a certain degree of warmth around. The owner Charlie, Chris and the other staff are always on their toes and trying their best to make you feel welcome and comfortable.
The rooms are nice, the toilets are plenty and very clean. My personal favourite was the pool table and the tv room with a free collection of dvd's to choose from. I stayed here for a month and enjoyed every bit of it. It may be a hostel but this is the closest you can get to the feeling of being at home.
Loads of free food, sandwich nights, curry nights and the mouth watering saturday barbecue by Charlie make it just a wonderful place to stay. Being a small hostel, you get to know the people better and it makes for a lovely time.Free wifi and laundry with two clean kitchen's just make it perfect to stay at. I stayed here for a month before Charlie helped me find an apartment, however i keep going back for some nice evenings to Wickham as I really miss the place.
All in all, its by far the best place to stay in Perth, great value for money, close to the city, railway station and the WACA.
There are some people who will always find a fault with everything..... But if you can really appreciate whats truly in front of you, then trust me Wickham is the best.
Couldn't have asked for a better start in Australia.
Thank you Charlie , Chris and team. You know I am always gonna be around !
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Are you tired of all the added costs of backpacking? Then come and stay with us! Our prices include it all. Lots of food - tuesday and Friday sandwich night We also provide breakfast cereals, jams, milk, margarine, bread, pasta, rice, tea, coffee, sugar etc. Computer use and Wi-Fi are free and also the same for the washing machines including powder. All bedrooms now have Air Con! From Nov-march Our clean and fresh rooms have a funky modern twist, with beds made prior to your arrival. We offer two types of rooms, four bed five and six bed dorms. Stay with us and relax in our fully-restored federation-style house with a large sweeping veranda at the front accessible directly from your bedroom, It's perfect for that morning cup of tea or afternoon beer to relax with. Our bathrooms are clean and newly-renovated, while the original wooden floors of our house have been restored and are teamed with the original high ceilings. Our rates also include linen and towels.. We have a great small team of staff who are there to help in anyway they can so you can be sure to feel safe and receive friendly and helpful service. We're your home away from home! Please note that guests must be 18+ unless accompanied by their parents or guardians. We are not a late night party hostel so getting a good nights sleep is never a problem. ... more less
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