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The Old Swan Barracks - Hostel

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Living area
Free WiFi, bed sheets
Living area
Free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of The Old Swan Barracks - Hostel

The Old Swan Barracks - Hostel

2 out of 5

3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
2-8 FRANCIS STREET, Perth, WA, 6000

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRoyal Perth Hospital12 min walk
  • Popular LocationSwan Bells Belltower15 min walk
  • Popular LocationElizabeth Quay19 min walk
  • AirportPerth, WA (PER)13 min drive

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About this area

Perth

The Old Swan Barracks - Hostel is located in Perth. While the natural beauty of Elizabeth Quay and Kings Park and Botanic Garden can be enjoyed by anyone, those looking for an activity can explore Sandalford Winery. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at RAC Arena or Optus Stadium.

What's nearby

  • Western Australian Museum - 3 min walk
  • Art Gallery of Western Australia - 4 min walk
  • Royal Perth Hospital - 12 min walk
  • Swan Bells Belltower - 15 min walk
  • Elizabeth Quay - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Perth Station - 7 min walk
  • Perth Airport (PER) - 13 min drive

Restaurants

  • Court Hotel - 3 min walk
  • Hawker's Cuisine - 3 min walk
  • Little Willys - 3 min walk
  • Lot 20 - 4 min walk
  • Shadow Wine Bar - 4 min walk

About this property

The Old Swan Barracks - Hostel

Hostel with bar/lounge, walk to Hay Street Mall
A bar/lounge, a snack bar/deli and a microwave in a common area are available at this smoke-free hostel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a fridge in a common area, laundry facilities and barbecues are on-site. All 10 rooms offer free WiFi.
The Old Swan Barracks - Hostel offers 10 forms of accommodation. This Perth hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Food and drink

  • 1 bar

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • No lifts
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (limited)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • French
  • German

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)

More

  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

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

Payment types

Important information

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
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts credit cards

Property is also known as

Old Swan Barracks Hostel Perth
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The Old Swan Barracks - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

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Overall score and ratings

3.8

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 10 out of 48 reviews
5 - Excellent 21%
Rating 4 - Good. 25 out of 48 reviews
4 - Good 52%
Rating 3 - Okay. 7 out of 48 reviews
3 - Okay 15%
Rating 2 - Poor. 4 out of 48 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 48 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

3.4/5

Cleanliness

3.9/5

Staff & service

3.6/5

Amenities

3.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Quiet street. Central. Walking distance to Train Station, shops and food outlets.
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2021

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The place was filthy, spent 1 night out of my 7 day stay there, due to bed bugs!!
Stayed 7 nights in Apr 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2020

1/5 Terrible

Business traveller
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
what you see not what you get
disgraceful you should take a look at the room you get as opposed to the room picture on your site room was decrepit filthy and disgusting i should demand a refund or at least another one night stay at another hostel to the same value
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Disliked: Cleanliness
Huge, cool, slightly dirty and smelly
I really like this place. It's huge, and there's so many commin areas. Unfortunately, it's dirty. The batgrooms are not large enough for everyone and they got pretty dirty. The kitchen is almways hot and smelly, but has everything you need!
Stayed 6 nights in Feb 2020