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The Old Swan Barracks

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Overview
AMENITIES
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Wifi
Free Parking
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

The dirtiest place I’ve stayed in. In 6 years of staying and working in hostels. Mouldy food containers in the dorm. Stains on the bedding and pillows. Cockroaches everywhere. No atmosphere like there should be in hostels. Everyone kept to themselves. Bathrooms were revolting. Location...More

Date of stay: November 2018
2  Thank beckweaths
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Overall the environment is great.. Cleaned could be average, as it’s share room (with 6 persons per room), don’t expect too much on the cleaners.. but overall is okay.. Staff- Helpful and kind, may ask for help and they will assist you and provide you...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank AlvinE92
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Its great very cheap an very big needs refrigerator in rooms all though couldnt get tv working areial wasnt pluged in so kinda was disappointed but it took awhile to check out n that u need ur own towels or your paying for them not...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Aaron D
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I booked two nights but ended up only staying one as the room was really dirty and totally smelly! The bathroom is alright. It‘s alright for what you are paying but they could for sure improve the rooms.More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank Marcia R
Response from OldSwanBarracks, Manager at The Old Swan BarracksResponded August 11, 2018

Thank you for your feedback it is appreciated. We are currently undergoing a renovation which will freshen up the rooms and resolve such concerns. If you find yourself back in Perth please come and see our improvements as we do try our hardest to make...More

Reviewed April 29, 2018

Really surprised to see all the negative reviews on here. We thought it was a great place to use as a base for exploring Perth and enjoyed the central location. Particularly enjoyed the large common room lay-out with plenty of chairs, televisions and pool tables....More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank CT1991
Response from OldSwanBarracks, Manager at The Old Swan BarracksResponded May 29, 2018

Thanks so much for the feedback we love to hear when people have enjoyed their time with us as at the end of the day this is our goal to help people enjoy Perth on a budget. Kind regards Old Swan Barracks Staff

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About
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Experience Perth's most unique Backpacker Hostel. Situated in the heart of Perth in the Northbridge entertainment area and only several minutes away from the rail and bus terminals. Built in 1896 and a State More Listed Heritage Building, The Old Swan Barracks offers quality accommodation and fantastic facilities at very affordable prices. Completely renovated in 2008, a stay at the Barracks provides the budget backpacker with the best that Perth has to offer, with a wide variety of accommodation from twelve bed dorms to private rooms. Rates from $25 per night include a free breakfast. The Barracks Bar, located in our Great Hall has nightly entertainment and offers a wide variety of Australian beers, wines, and beverages. Various activities each night include Wed. Pizza night, Thurs BBQ night, pool competitions and DJs. Book early to avoid disappointment. WINNER Best Hostel 2012 in Western Australia WINNER Best Backpacker Night in WA 2011 FINALIST Best Hostel in WA 2008, 09, 10 & 11 Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
50
Price range
$25 - $49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Old Swan Barracks Hotel Perth
Location
Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Perth > Perth CBD
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
50
Price range
$25 - $49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Old Swan Barracks Hotel Perth
Location
Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Perth > Perth CBD
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"take care of your belongings"
rosemelwin
Jan 28, 2018
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"Always get the private room or better"
MJyrgen
Oct 31, 2016
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"Go for the back of the hostel if you can but not too close to the common room"
marien556
Jul 27, 2016
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"Don't stay here, stay a little further out for a more comfortable stay."
162kirstyf
Feb 8, 2016
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