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1849 Backpackers Albany

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   45 Peels Place | (Gps Address: 49 Peels Place), Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
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Ranked #4 of 35 Specialty Lodging in Albany
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, very nice and friendly staff,nice atmosphere and good mix of people staying there(apart from one oddball but can't blame the hostel for that I suppose:)) Cool table tennis room..Free pancakes for breakfast! Can't complain :)

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Vancouver
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My cousin and I had one night at 1849 Backpackers Albany. I wish we could have spent longer! We felt very welcome and loved the vibe. The beds were comfy, showers hot and Paula made sure we had a really quiet room as we had a big drive the next day. Pancakes for breakfast in the morning was a great... More

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Perth, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My husband, teenage daughter and I had a great stay at 1849 Backpackers. It offers free pancakes(yummy), free bike hire, free computer and internet. The beds were clean and comfortable. The showers were clean and hot. The place had a very friendly, helpful atmosphere. It is located right in the centre of Albany and I would recommend staying there.

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1849Backpackers, Owner at 1849 Backpackers Albany, responded to this review

We are very happy you had such a good time here, thank you for taking the time out to leave us a review. It's starting to warm up and Summer's coming - very happy about that too! :) We look forward to seeing you if you make it down this way again, Danny and Paula More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

It felt like a home away from home Every one was so welcoming and friendly. The place has free coffee and free wifi. Clean and well managed. Hosts are very helpful and make u feel right at home. I would recommend this to any one visiting Albany.

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1849Backpackers, Owner at 1849 Backpackers Albany, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know about your stay, and I am really glad your first experience in a Backpackers was a good one. I hope we have set a good standard for the rest of your time in Australia. Safe travels, Danny and Paula More

Lemmer
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

I had a really good stay at 1849. The place give you a home feeling strained a way. It a relaxing, social and great place with lovely staff and I never seen a place that is so clean and tidy. Go by to see it for your self... I will defiantly go back and stay here again for a few... More

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1849Backpackers, Owner at 1849 Backpackers Albany, responded to this review

Thank you very much for writing this review for us, we really appreciate it :) Very happy too that your stay with us was so good. Wishing you safe and happy travels around this big, beautiful country :o) More

Perth, Australia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Amazing place to stay, Ultra clean and tidy, with a home from home feel. Amenities are above and beyond other backpackers I have stayed at. All staff are fun and friendly with great local knowledge of the area and surrounding national parks. Pancakes for breakfast, free bike hire and internet add to the greatness of this hostel. But most of... More

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1849Backpackers, Owner at 1849 Backpackers Albany, responded to this review

We are all very, very happy you had such a great stay with us, and took the time out to tell us anbd the world as well. Thank you so much, and have a lovely trip!! More

Australia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The location couldn't be better. The room was spacious and very clean, but the highlight was the fantastic staff. Thank you Paula, Chan, Claire and Vanessa for making my stay so pleasant. The Pancake was delicious Chan, Ta! Would have liked to take Sammy home with me! Would recommend this hostel to anyone.

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1849Backpackers, Owner at 1849 Backpackers Albany, responded to this review

TassiePhil you are very welcome! Sian is rapt you liked her pancakes, and I am sure she made them on the Windeward Bound sometimes for the crew there as well. Sammy has a great life here, but I am sure she'd love Tassie as well. She could be a very well travelled dog if she wanted to be - or... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

It was a great place. Welcoming and full of community spirit. An experience that's easy to recommend if you're looking for a different kind of stay, with less social stiffness than a hotel. We went there as part of a road trip through the south. And I would recommend it to almost anyone.

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1849Backpackers, Owner at 1849 Backpackers Albany, responded to this review

"Like it's own village" ... I really like that! :) Thank you for your review and kind comments. We all appreciate the time you have taken to write a review for us, it makes a big difference. Thank you! More

Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We stayed for two nights and found many good things about this hostel: clean, proper showers, location in the centre of town, a nice big kitchen, good outside lounging eating area and garden, ping pong, and good vibes from all the guests. Only downsides; double bed had a single bunk on top (unlike photo on hostelworld) and there was some... More

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1849Backpackers, Owner at 1849 Backpackers Albany, responded to this review

Hello again, thank you for your review it is really appreciated! The noise hasn't returned as far as we know, so it is still a mystery. There used to be a generator downstairs for the wine bar, but this has been turned off for more than two years. Apparently it hasn't been switched on since, and is in fact disconnected.... More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I found this hostel by accident and so glad I did !! Relaxed, loads of character, and staff who are passionate and interested in you maximising your time in Albany. Homemade pancakes for brekky to load you up with energy for the day...Actually got to talk to others as they weren't buried in their technology !!

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1849Backpackers, Owner at 1849 Backpackers Albany, responded to this review

We are very happy you found us too, and delighted you took the time out to tell us what you thought. Thank you, and have a lovely trip around this amazing country! More

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Address: 45 Peels Place | (Gps Address: 49 Peels Place), Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
Location: Australia > Western Australia > Albany
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Hotel Class:2 star — 1849 Backpackers Albany 2*
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