For your own sake! The staff are utterly horrible. Terrible attitude. I booked for 7 nights at a cost of $29 per night and left after 2 - and the manager was incredibly condescending and rude, and refused to refund me any amount at all, costing me quite a bit of money. The rooms are cramped and small. The actual building and setting is pleasant enough, but it is full of noisy drunk Irish people and long-termers - on my first night I got screamed at by a guy for daring to turn on the light at 9pm to search for my toothbrush. Terrible experience.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Experience Perth's most unique Backpacker Hostel. Situated in the heart of Perth in the Northbridge entertainment area and only several minutes away from the rail and bus terminals. Built in 1896 and a State Listed Heritage Building, The Old Swan Barracks offers quality accommodation and fantastic facilities at very affordable prices. Completely renovated in 2008, a stay at the Barracks provides the budget backpacker with the best that Perth has to offer, with a wide variety of accommodation from twelve bed dorms to private rooms. Rates from $25 per night include a free breakfast. The Barracks Bar, located in our Great Hall has nightly entertainment and offers a wide variety of Australian beers, wines, and beverages. Various activities each night include Wed. Pizza night, Thurs BBQ night, pool competitions and DJs. Book early to avoid disappointment. WINNER Best Hostel 2012 in Western Australia WINNER Best Backpacker Night in WA 2011 FINALIST Best Hostel in WA 2008, 09, 10 & 11 ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Old Swan Barracks Hotel Perth