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Planet Inn Backpackers

496 Newcastle Street | West Perth, Perth, Western Australia 6005, Australia
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Ranked #34 of 52 Specialty lodging in Perth
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

i dtayed at planet inn mid last year and the place was mess and unorganized , the staff are really good now and the place is clean (except in the doorms when other people dont clean up after them selfs lol). definetly recomend staying its cheap , close to the city and saturday night bbq are pretty awesome !!!!!

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Margaret River, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

When we booked this backpackers for one night for three persons, we said : It's the cheapest so it can be not very clean and a little messy but it's just for one night so we will don't care... It's true, the place smell bad (the worst in the room...), it's very warm and no air cond, my room has... More

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I stayed at Planet Inn for 3 weeks and had a great time. It is very easy to meet people and socialise at this hostel, great atmosphere and very relaxed. There is a pool table, bar and outside area. The location is great, short walk to Leaderville which is a lovely area, it is also close to Northbridge and the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

stayed for 10 days. excellent place, great guests, management and staff. All the basics, lockers in rooms and kitchen with your own travel padlock needed. Clean sheets on request. No byo alcohol allowed and very strict but otherwise great place to stay with free bus to Perth City right outside. Chris Thompson

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bankok
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

I'm danny the diver stayed there a bit on and off good staff fantastic manager the place is what u make it cold beer good b b q's go wild book in its for good times and meet good mates or girls lots to do Joe takes you to the beach it's free and what a day he shows that... More

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Vienna, Austria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Price/performance ratio is ok. Based on price you cannot expect something fancy - but this hostel is really only for travellers doing hardcore budget optimization. Dorm: I think on the matress ly 6000 Guests. Please replace. Food, Luggage and other thinks are spread out. Staff: Lottery because they are other travellers.... I had luck, very friendly. Location: If you goto... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

If you go to Perth never stay at this hostel. Was suppossed to stay there for 3 nights but left after too. Had to stay in the staff room. 2 bunk beds. I was sleeping in one above me a french couple who worked there and were having sex all night. Did not bother them that there were other people... More

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Just stayed for 3 nights and will be going back next week hopefully. The rooms are not the cleanest but so what its a hostel. all the other areas got cleaned everyday i was there. The staff and other backpackers were awesome and made me feel welcome straight away, couldnt help enough and even sorted my tax number out for... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

I have stayed in hostels all over the world, and this is by far the WORST!!! This sinks to a new level of filthiness and crap customer service, can't believe it is in Australia!! We arrived into Perth at 11pm for 1 night before flying out to Asia next morning, and checked in, and were immediately struck by the dirtiness... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013 via mobile

I've been travelling for over 3 months so I'm used to pretty poor standards and accommodation. This place is a joke. Not even sure I know where to start. There's no security at all doors are never locked, lockers aren't provided so you never feel safe to leave important property in the rooms. Our room was tiny, my bed was... More

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Address: 496 Newcastle Street | West Perth, Perth, Western Australia 6005, Australia
Location: Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Perth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Welcome to Planet Inn where you ''won't be lonely!''Our goal is to help you to "Dare to be Different" as you explore new experiences in our wonderful part of the world that we Australians call "The Lucky Country".We first began trading in 1996 with a backpackers hostel then called Redbackpackers, which in 2000 evolved into Club Red Backpackers. The evolution continued in 2004 as the hostel enjoyed a makeover and become Planet Inn Backpackers.This accommodation business can also arrange your employment, sightseeing and your activities and entertainment program.We pride ourselves on our staff's commitment to friendly and professional service, coupled with experience and local knowledge to help you make your visit "Down Under" a truly memorable experienceThe beauty of Planet Inn Backpackers is that we are an International Backpacker which mean that the people that are staying here are all overseas travellers who want to explore Oz just like yourself. We offer a 24 hour airport pickup service with any booking of seven days or more! ... more   less 
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