The Old Swan Barracks
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 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 and 1 hour free wifi per day. Ask about our airconditioned/heated rooms.
The Barracks Bar, located in our Great Hall and offers a variety of Australian beers, wines, and beverages.
Various activities each night include Pizza nights Thurs BBQ night and pool competitions . 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
Check out our 'deals' for some great specials!
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Reception
- 24 Hour Security
- Bicycle parking
- Free Breakfast
- Cable TV
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Internet Access
- Iron / Ironing Board
- Jobs Board
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Outdoor Terrace
- Pool Table
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels For Hire
- Vending Machines
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
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The Old Swan Barracks is situated within Perth Cultural Centre, directly opposite Western Australia Museum, 2 minutes away from Northbridge nightlife, train and bus terminal.
From the airport:
The 'Perth Connect' Shuttle, will bring you from the domestic/ international airport and drop you just around the corner from us for $15. You can book the shuttle when you arrive at the airport,
Taxi's from the domestic airport are around $30, and from the international airport around $40.
6 Francis Street, Perth, near the corner of Beaufort Street. Just opposite the Western Australian Museum.
Only minutes walk to:
- Perth CBD
- Northbridge pub & club zone
- Bars and restaurants
-Hay and Murray Street Shopping Mall