1849 Backpackers Hotel

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In-room safe, individually furnished, blackout curtains, free WiFi
In-room safe, individually furnished, blackout curtains, free WiFi
In-room safe, individually furnished, blackout curtains, free WiFi
In-room safe, individually furnished, blackout curtains, free WiFi

Overview of 1849 Backpackers Hotel

1849 Backpackers Hotel

2.0 star property

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Kitchen
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available
45-49 Peels Place, Albany, WA, 6330

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationAlbany Visitor Centre5 min walk
  • Popular LocationOld Gaol Museum6 min walk
  • Popular LocationBrig Amity Replica7 min walk
  • AirportAlbany, WA (ALH)11 min drive

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About this area


Located in Albany, 1849 Backpackers Hotel is in the city centre and on the waterfront. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Torndirrup National Park and Billaboya Reserve, while Albany Convict Gaol Museum and Western Australian Museum are cultural highlights. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and snorkelling nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with ecotours and rock climbing. Guests appreciate the hostel's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • Albany Convict Gaol Museum - 5 min walk
  • Albany Visitor Centre - 5 min walk
  • Old Gaol Museum - 6 min walk
  • Western Australian Museum - 6 min walk
  • Brig Amity Replica - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • Albany, WA (ALH) - 11 min drive


  • Liberte - 2 min walk
  • York Street - 3 min walk
  • Albany‘s Indian Tandoori Restaurant - 3 min walk
  • Rustlers Steak House - 5 min walk
  • Kate's Place - 5 min walk

About this property

1849 Backpackers Hotel

Bayside hostel with free airport shuttle and fitness centre
This smoke-free hostel features a fitness centre, a bar/lounge and coffee/tea in a common area. Free WiFi in public areas is provided, as well as free self parking, a free airport shuttle and free train station pick-up. Additionally, concierge services, laundry facilities and a computer station are on-site. All rooms are shared and offer free WiFi and portable fans. 3 bathrooms and safes are among the other amenities available to guests. Bathrooms are shared.
1849 Backpackers Hotel offers 23 forms of shared accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature a safe and portable fans. Each accommodation is individually furnished. This Albany hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include baths or showers. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
Recreational amenities at the hostel include a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free extended parking on site
  • Motorhome/coach/lorry parking (free) on site
  • Free 24-hour return airport shuttle
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Free train station pick-up shuttle

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–9:00 AM: AUD 7 for adults and AUD 3 for children
  • 1 bar
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Arcade/games room
  • Fitness centre
  • Volleyball

Family friendly

  • Arcade/games room
  • Laundry facilities


  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Business services

  • Computer station


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating
  • Portable fan


  • 3 bathrooms
  • Bathtub or shower

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access


  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Individually furnished
  • Safe
  • Shared accommodations

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Check-in from noon - 10:00 PM
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM
Express checkout

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: AUD 7 for adults and AUD 3 for children (approximately)
  • Towels fee: AUD 2.00 per person, per night (or guests may bring their own)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Parties and events are allowed on site
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
This property offers transfers from the airport and train station; guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Alcohol is not served at this property

Property is also known as

1849 Backpackers
1849 Backpackers Albany
1849 Backpackers Hostel
1849 Backpackers Hostel Albany
1849 Backpackers Hotel Albany
1849 Backpackers Hotel Albany
1849 Backpackers Hotel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
1849 Backpackers Hotel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Albany

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 45 out of 89 reviews
5 - Excellent 51%
Rating 4 - Good. 33 out of 89 reviews
4 - Good 37%
Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 89 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 6 out of 89 reviews
2 - Poor 7%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 89 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I only stayed for one night but was a great stay!! Al the staff were so friendly and helpful and they had pets there that were just as friendly, so cute. Woke up to free pancakes and the best ones I’ve ever eaten!!
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice stay
Place is nice and friendly.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with partner
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Washrooms dirty, Kitchen a very dirty dark hole. Other as described no breakfast available.Looks like the owner changed before a few years, now that accomodation is going down. Have really the potential for more.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Good location. People are very friendly. The carpark is in need of some resurfacing - especially in winter, when it's wet.
Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2019

3/5 Okay

Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Place looked old and warnout...paint peeling beds were squeaky, place was cold Staff were friendly and helpful.
Stayed 1 night in May 2019