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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed for a night. People were really friendly there and the stuffs were very helpful that they introduced us some very nice places and restaurant to go. The room was quite clean but a little small and the wifi couldn't really reach our room. However, the free pancake in the morning was really yummy!! Will definitely go back next...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every staff member with whom i came in contact was attentive and kind including Camile, didi & robi for their management & pancakes. I had already decided to return to 1849 for our next vacation to Albany.

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

Thank you Jimmy, we are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us and that you also found everyone to be so naturally friendly and helpful. Many people describe the atmosphere as being suddenly immersed in an inclusive, happy family. We are glad you feel this way too. Awesome you enjoyed the pancakes too, and we look forward to seeing...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a night, net loads of really friendly people. They had a free BBQ and pancakes in the morning to curd the hangover perfect friendly guy that made them too! Would recommend for a good night's sleep,very clean place and Friday friendly people. Would come back again !

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

Hi Gabrielle, we are very happy you had such a good time with us and enjoyed the BBQ and pancakes as well :) It is important to us that guests have a good nights sleep and they find the place clean throughout as well, so we are glad this was your experience as well. Safe travels and hope to see...

cleveland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a family room for five people. It was a bit snug but we did have a large piece of luggage each and back packs, but it was cosy. The room was immaculate and the bedding was clean. The showers and toilets were clean. There were plenty of lounge areas. They do delicious pancakes every morning and you can...

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

Hello Suzy, thank you for leaving us a review and we are delighted your stay with us was a happy one. We take pride in 1849 and we appreciate you taking the time to let other potential guests and ourselves know of your experience here. Safe travels to you, Danny and Paula

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I just stayed one night with some friends and it's definitely the best hostel I've ever been to! Lovely staff, very clean and the free pancakes for breakfast were amazing, I wish I'd have spent more then one night there ..

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

Fantastic to hear Julia, thank you! Very happy you enjoyed the pancakes too, they are certainly a part of the 1849 experience now after four and a half years making them. We worked out that we've made about 125,000 pancakes in that time so we have learned a few cool tricks to make them come out perfectly each time :)...

Collie, Australia
Reviewed January 11, 2017

Julie Burgett · 8 January 2017 I haven't stayed at a backpackers before, so I haven't got anything similar to compare, however, I was pleasantly surprised as the property is located right in the CBD in Albany and is close to some amazing dinning experiences and of course shops. The staff were very polite, friendly and helpful. Check in and...

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

Hi Julie, we are very happy you chose to stay with us as your first backpackers experience, and especially that it went so well for you. Definitely worth checking a place out before you stay at another Backpackers or hostel, so never feel shy about asking to see the room and facilities before you actually check in. If there is...

Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

This hostel got everything you need for a good vacation... Very clean, well furnished (I think nothing you need is missing, especially in the kitchen). Cannot get bored with all the activity you can do there from tennis table, football, card games and many more...nice lounge room as well!!! Maybe can be a bit pricy but considering the free breakfast...

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

Hello Mauro, that's wonderful, thank you so much for sharing your experience with us and potential guests looking for accommodation in Albany. We are delighted you enjoyed all the facilities we have available here. We keep the prices as low as we possibly can given our location and overheads. Prices do go up a little on public holidays, which is...

Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

This backpacker is very clean, organized & central. Very cool young staff, very relaxed! Nice breakfast pancakes - will return if ever in Albany! Also good if you love animals - there are 2 cute friendly cats residents as well! 😊

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

Thank you for leaving us a review Nadine, really appreciated! Yes we love the two cats too, Max and Tigger (brother and sister.) They are 17 years old now and kinda run the place, even though they are both outside cats. They are our 'meet and greet' when people arrive (if they are not sleeping on the job.) Safe travels...

Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

On the priciest side of hostels (on par for the area though) but you definitely get your moneys worth. Free pancakes.. Actually delicious and as many as you can eat served in a timely manner and with a big smile. Great communal socialising area with heaps of boardgames, table tennis and darts. A huge extensive cooking area that is clean...

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

Thank you for your great review Yaro, and for detailing what is available at 1849 Backpackers for other potential guests visiting this site. I think you were here during a public holiday too, which is why you may have found the prices a little higher than usual. Our usual dorm rate is 33 per night (or 190 per week) and...

Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
Reviewed December 27, 2016

A wonderful hostel, beautiful building and surroundings. Great downstairs area, however, the downside was that the kitchen was next to the entertainment area. I prefer to eat in a peaceful environment without being worried to be hit by a ping-pong ball. The kitchen was closed at night and re-opened later in the morning. I was not told this upon checking-in...

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

Hello, thank you for leaving us a review. I am really happy you enjoyed the facilities and the atmosphere, I am really concerned about the two problems you had here though, I wish you had mentioned them to us during your stay. There is only one smoking area, and that is well away from the verandah by the blue fence...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
1849 Is WA's 5-Star Backpackers, the only Albany hostel featured in the latest Lonely Planet and winner of TripAdvisor's award for Excellence the last FOUR years. We'll provide the comfort and security in a beautifully looked after hotel, to ensure your stay with us is memorable. Unique features include FREE, fast, unlimited WiFi, FREE delicious unlimited pancakes made for you each morning, a grass four a side soccer pitch and volleyball court, games room, free bikes AND a theatre with stage, stage lighting, piano, guitars and percussion instruments for you to jam and practice with. Large screen TV in the lounge with FOXTEL and SETANTA, ensuring all matches in the European league season are available free to guests. 1849 Backpackers is also the perfect, comfortable start and finish point for the Bibbulmun Track and Munda Biddi Trail. Plenty of lock up bike space inside, a free cold drink to everyone coming off either of these tracks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 1849 Backpackers Hotel, Albany

Address: 45 Peels Pl | (Gps Address: 49 Peels Place), Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
Location: Australia > Western Australia > Albany
Price Range: $28 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — 1849 Backpackers Hotel, Albany 2*
Number of rooms: 23
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“Because of the house rules there is silent after 10pm.”
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“maybe ask for a room in a quiet area, mine was above a wine bar next door, however they closed at midnight so can't really complain”
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“Double room has a double bunk below, single on top, good for 3 who want to stay in a private room. Wardrobe, bedside and powerpoints.”
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“Room 16 is modern in style and newly refurbished.”
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