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“One World Backpackers, home away from home” 5 of 5 stars
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One World Backpackers
162 Aberdeen Street | Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia 6003, Australia (Perth CBD)   |  
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Ranked #15 of 50 Specialty lodging in Perth
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“One World Backpackers, home away from home”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2008

After travelling all over the world I can say that this hostel is one of the best hostels I've ever stayed at! The general consensus is that Australia has the best hostels in the world, and that's true from my experiences, but this tops the lot.
The hostel is relatively small, and is designed more like a big house than a hostel. It's extremely clean, and the tv room has a widescreen tv and comfy sofas. Everything you could want or need is in the kitchen. Perth is quite spread out so in terms of location it's not close but not far from everything. There's a free Cat bus service that operates through-out Perth and the stop is right outside the hostel, so even if you do dislike walking you don't have to. It's also directly across from the Wicked van shop if you're looking to hire a campette. The manager Steve is great, and is willing to give you info on anything you ask for. There are only 2 computers with internet access so there's always a bit of a queue, but they're top of the range, quick and fairly priced. I'm not sure if there's wireless. There are 3 big washing machines and 2 dryers, but you can line dry your stuff for free in the beautiful Aussie sunshine out the back. There are also hammocks put out the front everyday which are very comfy!

  • Liked — The friendly staff, the clean comfortable environment, the hammocks!
  • Disliked — Nothing, loved everything!
  • Stayed October 2007, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Address: 162 Aberdeen Street | Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia 6003, Australia
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Location: Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Perth > Perth CBD
Amenities:
Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #15 of 50 Specialty lodging in Perth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
One World Backpackers is a home away from home for international travellers of all ages. Cheap, clean and central to the Northbridge night-life district, within walking distance to Perth City and all public transport. One World Backpackers is only a 3 minute walk to supermarkets, nightclubs, pubs, bars and restaurants, while still being a perfectly quiet location for relaxing and sleeping. All staff are well travelled and happy to give advice on things to do in WA and further travels from Perth. Management can assist with information on buying cars and finding your job, even helping with your CV. We have a range of 4, 6 & 8 person dorms as well as a very private double room with bathroom. All linen and quilts are included in your room rates as is the Free Breakfast from 6.30 - 10Am and free tea and hot chocolate available 24hrs. As passionate cooks we provide a deluxe kitchen with everything you may need. The dinning area opens out onto a patio with BBQ and herb garden available for your use. High speed ADSL internet is available, as well as free Tour information and booking service. Free bus service around the city only 30metres from our door. Free lockers are provided in all rooms and free use of the office safe for storage of valuables. One World Backpackers is equipped with facilities for wheelchair user access including, showers, toilets, kitchen and internet access. We look forward to welcoming you to our Home away from Home. ... more   less 
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