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Albany Backpackers

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Passau, Germany
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Albany backpackers is the hostel to stay when you're in Albany. It has a great atmosphere and feels more like a giant sharing flat than a hostel. Brandon, the owner, helps you finding a job or with any problem you might have and Mark, the nightmanager, looks after everyone. He helped us a lot even apart from his work time... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came to Albany for my regional work and have been staying here for over 2 months. Top bunks have curtains! Staff are friendly and helpful. The vibe actually feels like a small family, Jenny and Brendan are always a round to help. Would recommend a visit if you're in the area

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Albany backpackers is a great hostel. This is my second time staying here, I have and will continue to recommend it to friends and other backpackers along my travels. It has good bathrooms, TV rooms, table tennis room and 2 kitchens. The hostel is cleaned daily and is always respectfully kept. The staff are great, they will always go out... More 

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Thank Jay H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of backpackers me included ( more than 6 month) are happy to stay at Albany Backpackers. The friendly stuff is helpful and makes you feel at home while working here at farms or factories. A place where friendship begins and lots memories staying.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Long time ago I was there, and now I was back again. And it is still a very nice place to be. Some things have changed. Where there used to be internet terminals, there is now free Wifi, and some of the bathrooms have been renovated. There used to be only one kitchen. Now there are two! Back then the... More 

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1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dirty and messi rooms, unfriendly personal, very old house, kitchen is very old Would not recommend The only good thing is the free breakfast... But thats only toast and jam Worst hostel i've ever visited.

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Thank Chr1SsM
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Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

This hostel will make you feel like home! The staff there are very nice and helpful! If you're on your working holiday visa then it's definitely one of the best places to be cos they can help you find work in town. The hostel is also in a very good location. You can walk to Coles, iga, cafes parks, the... More 

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Greater Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed December 3, 2015

This place is great. One of the best in my 6 months of travel so far, and that's saying a lot. If my vibe attracts my tribe, I'm happy I stayed here because the people were awesome. It was like a family and the staff is super nice and helpful. The hostel is in good condition and has lots of... More 

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Nuremberg, Germany
1 review
Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

Best Hostel I have ever stayed. Great staff and they always can get you a job. They clean the whole hostel everyday so its really clean. The people who stay here are really nice and outgoing. Can just recommend this hostel.

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Thank Isabelle V
Germany
1 review
Reviewed November 6, 2015

Nice hostel where staff cares about you. They also look for jobs for you and you always can get one! Thanks to this we had some really good experiences! You can also help cleaning and get free accommodation. And the town is really lovely. Finally one of the best hostels we've ever been.

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the centre of Albany, overlooking Princess Royal Harbour 1 minute walk from the visitor centre and bus stop, Albany Backpackers newly renovated hostel offers the most private dormitory style accommodation in Albany. All our dorm beds are fitted with custom made privacy screens. If you are just looking for a room by yourself we have cosy private rooms at a very competitive price. Our hostel features free WiFi, free basic breakfast and free parking. Albany Backpackers has two guest lounges on two levels, one big movie theatre room and one cosy lounge room. Perfect for those days where you can use a rest from your travels. Both rooms have reverse cycle heating and cooling in whatever the weather may bring. Winner of the 2015 tripadvisor excellence award, our property offers two kitchens for our guests to cook up a scrumptious dinner or we are conveniently located to Albany’s best restaurants, pubs and cafes. Our guests can relax and recharge in our courtyard and take advantage of our free BBQ facilities. For your entertainment we hold free open pool table nights on the weekend. All rooms at Albany Backpackers offer access to shared bathroom facilities, laundry facilities and client computer terminals. When booking ask for a room on the Southern wing which features beautiful views over the harbour and the entertainment centre at night. Perfect if you come to Albany to catch a show, as it is in short walking distance to our hostel. As the longest running backpacker hostel in Albany we have the best local knowledge and inside information on where to go and what to do during all weather conditions. Ask our friendly staff for a complementary map and their recommendations for things to do in Albany. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Albany Backpackers

Address: | Corner of Stirling Terrace and Spencer Street, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
Location: Australia > Western Australia > Albany
Price Range: $46 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“I think room 7 is very nice. It is a 5 bed dorm, and the famous pinacles are painted on the walls all around you.”
 of 5 bubbles Mr_Lupo, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Sometimes a lot of people, so as long as you are cool with good company, you'll love it!”
 of 5 bubbles 624alexn, Dec 3, 2015 | Read review
“Singles and Couples Rooms Available”
 of 5 bubbles dannya516, Aug 5, 2015 | Read review
“Don't use male toilets on 2nd floor. Stuck on something sometime. Hot water in showers are poor. Gone sometimes”
 of 5 bubbles 632aguss, May 29, 2015 | Read review
“take a private room or a 4 bed room”
 of 5 bubbles 96jsb, Apr 30, 2015 | Read review
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