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Witch's Hat Backpackers Hostel

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148 Palmerston Street, Perth, Western Australia 6003, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

In terms of atmosphere and cleaniness great and above average. As a backpacker the only two things i sort off care about. If it weren't for the service this hostel would be great. Its a small hostel and therefore most of the time (nearly) fully booked. The (hard working) staff misuses this fact by extending only those guests they like.... More 

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WitchsHat, Manager at Witch's Hat Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are very surprised to read your review as we are very well known to be a strict, safe and fair hostel. We are sorry that you had problems with your extensions. Unfortunately, if you don’t ensure your extension in time, we can’t guarantee the possibility to stay at our Hostel. The first time you... More 

Brescia, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this hostel is very beautiful and it is located in Northbridge, very closed to the city center. it is very clean and confortable. in the last period the event Manager and all the staff organise lots of event for all the guests! i felt like in a family from the first time and i came there for three times in... More 

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WitchsHat, Manager at Witch's Hat Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Jesica and Davide Thank you so much for your awesome feedback! We are really pleased that you always enjoy your stay here at Witch’s Hat. We will miss you as well! Take care and safe travels! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would definitely recommend for anyone to stay here. The crowd that were there are great, and the staff are incredibly helpful and accommodating. Its very easy to meet people sitting and chatting over beer (or whatever your tipple) in the courtyard. TV room is great for later on in the evening. Only about 15/20 mins walk from the CBD... More 

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WitchsHat, Manager at Witch's Hat Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing this lovely review. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay here at the Witch's Hat. Looking forward to your return. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely one of the best hostels in Perth! Great vibe and very friendly staff. Everything was clean, free breakfasts, weekly activities like ping pong competitions and movie nights. Everyone gets along it's like being in a big family. Thanks for letting us play some tunes in the courtyard :) George

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WitchsHat, Manager at Witch's Hat Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing this lovely review. We are excited to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you again for choosing The Witch's Hat. Take care, and safe travels! More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in a quiet area close to the town and free transportation. The hostel atmosphere varies depending on time of day, vibrant during the day and quiet at night. Very clean and free services such as internet, breakfast, parking, etc., which you do not find in other hostels. But the most important thing is the quality of service provided by... More 

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WitchsHat, Manager at Witch's Hat Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for you feedback. We are really glad to see that you enjoyed your time here. Looking forward to your return. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic staff and a homely environment makes this hostel perfect for someone who doesn't want to party to 3am overnight but still have some fun in the evenings and still be able to get up at a reasonable time to enjoy their full day. I work for myself early every morning and this hostel affords me the opportunity to have... More 

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WitchsHat, Manager at Witch's Hat Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for your awesome feedback! It was a pleasure having you with us. Happy travels and all the best! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I spent lots of time at the hat and its fantastic. Its a tiny cute hostel and there is a really good environment. Super comfy beds and its clean most of the times. You can always have a good sleep there and its so quiet and cosy. The Receptionists are super friendly, always good looking and fine dressed. They are... More 

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WitchsHat, Manager at Witch's Hat Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great feedback, we really appreciate it. We are so pleased you enjoyed your days at the Witch’s Hat and hope that you will come back to stay with us again one day... We wish you the best! More 

Grenoble, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I spent 4 month in the Hat, The dorms and the private room are verry confi and spacious, the air contitionnig is available near to 8-9pm (little bit late) the kitchen are spacious and fully equiped easy to coock a dinner for you and your friends. Is there a big Tv Room, with sofa and big TV. During the week... More 

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WitchsHat, Manager at Witch's Hat Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Clement, We are really happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay, Thank you very much for taking the time and leaving your feedback. Free Wife is one of the benefits that we give to the guest but, if everyone is using it at the same time, it might get slow at some time. Best of luck with your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

This was our first backpackers experience (mum 60+ me 35) So glad we chose witch's hat. Stayed in a twin room which was small BUT it was very clean and the beds were extremely comfortable. Very clean overall and well presented. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Great vibe. Good mix of ages. Location is excellent. Within walking distance to... More 

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WitchsHat, Manager at Witch's Hat Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. We are so pleased you liked our service as we pride ourselves on delivering a great customer experience. It was great to share with you guys your first experience, thank you for choosing us! Looking forward to welcoming you back soon at the Witch's hat. Until then have a good time and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Brilliant stay for the budget backpacker. 4 nights in a dorm room for two of us. A 10 minute walk from the Blue CAT service, 5 minutes from a bottle shop & KFC, and 15 minutes from the Northridge bar area, if that's your scene. This isn't a party hostel - it's gentle and quiet, a good place to go... More 

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WitchsHat, Manager at Witch's Hat Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Andrew, Thank you so much for taking the time for some valuable feedback. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! We are looking forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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