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Britannia on William Backpackers

253 William St, Perth, Western Australia 6003, Australia (Formerly YHA) (Perth CBD)
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Ranked #41 of 52 Specialty lodging in Perth
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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203 reviews 203 reviews
28 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Moved from this hostel quickly! One positive had computers! Workshop wasn't very good! Staff always busy ok location! Rooms were filthy, staff weren't helpful beds were falling apart ! Wouldn't recommend people staying here lots of people were being robbed here!

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Airlie Beach, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Checked in a double room for 3 nights, which smelled like urine as we walked in. We walked out straight away and asked for a refund from the extremely unfriendly and rude staff at reception. She explained she was not able to provide us a refund, she had to call the manager. The manager only came after hearing we would... More

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Some staffs are nice and helpful, but there's an aunty not friendly at all. She throw away guest's food without asking if guest store the food in pans or pots of hostel, but there's no signboard/ notice to show guest is not allowed to store the food with hostel's kitchen utensil. If you are looking for a working hostel, not... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Far from the airport, but it's not so hard to get there by public bus. Well located in the city centre. The hostel is a little old and not so well preserved. Rooms are average. Clean bathrooms, kitchen crowded (there are many many rooms), expensive wi-fi, good location.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

I actually stayed here in 2010 not 2013 but it doesn't give me that option. I don't even know where to begin, if it weren't for the people who were staying there with me it would have been completely unbearable. Well where to start, I stayed in a large dorm for about 2 months, however they don't take long term... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Don't even contemplate this place, expensive messy and smells, we got a room with no furnishings, sheets stank, no windows in room, building creaked and made noise could literally hear people on the other side of hostel walking around, a huge percentage of the backpackers there were Asian, and extremely rude and unfriendly, in fact this place seems to make... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

This place is not good at all. I imagine its kind of like what prison feels like. But prison is free and this place charge a fortune! Glad I only stayed 1 night. Only plus side is that it's close to the city centre. 5 min walk to perth central train station. I didn't meet the crazy Chinese lady on... More

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

I stayed here over the weekend and I have got little bites all over my skin. I dont know whether it is from the mattress, or the discusting carpeting that looks original. I have had to re-clean everything, including my backpack. Staff is not friendly. The room smelled like my grandmothers house (after she died in it) and when I... More

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Not very clean and quite unfriendly staff. The room we were supposed to check into had yet to be cleaned and the beds still had previous guests sheets. They managed to find us another room but they all feel like prison cells without windows and dirty walls and roofs. Very difficult to get a good nights sleep aswell because of... More

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Exmouth, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Most horrible experience I ever had in staying at a backpackers hotel still itching from the bed bugs! Everything was dirty ... Personal extremely rude and unhelpful ! Don't book with these slobs if you have a choice !

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Address: 253 William St, Perth, Western Australia 6003, Australia (Formerly YHA)
Location: Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Perth > Perth CBD
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