Wickham Retreat Backpackers
Are you tired of all the added costs of backpacking? Then come and stay with us! Our prices include it all - breakfast, free internet, free Wi-Fi, free use of all laundry facilities, fruit and veg at breakfast and dinner and so much more!!
Our clean and fresh rooms have a funky modern twist, with beds made prior to your arrival. We offer a range of accommodation to suit your needs, including twin, double, triple and four-person rooms, plus a four-bed dorm; they can also be used as family rooms.
Stay with us and relax in our fully-restored federation-style house with large sweeping private veranda out the front, accessible directly from your bedroom. It's perfect for that morning cup of tea or afternoon beer to relax with.
Our bathrooms are clean and newly-renovated, while the original wooden floors of our house have been restored and are teamed with the original high ceilings. Our rates include linen and towel, tea and coffee and free pick-up for stays of four nights or more.
We are family-run so you can be sure to feel safe and receive friendly and helpful service. We're your home away from home!
Please note that guests must be 18+ unless accompanied by their guardians and staying in a family room.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- Age Restriction
- Air Conditioning
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Breakfast Included
- Cable TV
- Ceiling fan
- Common Room
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Wifi
- Games Room
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Outdoor Terrace
- Pool Table
- Reading Light
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels Included
- Washing Machine
- Wheelchair Accessible
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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Late and early arrivals
If you are arriving between 8pm and 8am can you please provide your booking and flight details via email.
This is to guarantee there will be someone here to greet you when you arrive. We can keep an eye on your flight status in case of any delays. Thank you.
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From Perth International Airport
Exit the Airport and drive 4.1km down Horrie Miller Dr, you will approach traffic lights; go straight through, this road is called Kewdale Rd. Continue for 3km and then turn right onto Orrong Rd. Drive for 8.3km and take the East Parade exit. Turn Left onto East Parade and take first exit off roundabout called Plain St. Go straight through the lights and take the third exit on your right - Wickham St. Drive 180m and we're on your left, on the corner of Wickham St and Wickham Place.
Simply hop on board the Connect shuttle bus and tell them you're going to Wickham Retreat Backpackers. They'll drop you straight on our door! Departing hourly; the cost is: one way - $18 pp / return $30 pp.
Taxi stand is out the front of the airport, cost in a taxi is approx $25-$30.
From Perth Domestic Airport:
Exit the Domestic Airport, drive 1.4km down Brearley Ave, then turn left onto Great Eastern Highway, drive 4.8km then exit onto Graham Farmer Freeway. Drive 3.2km then take East Parade exit, turn left onto East Parade, then take the first exit off roundabout, called Plain St. Go straight through the lights and take the third exit on your right - Wickham St. Drive 180m and we're on your left, on the corner of Wickham St and Wickham Place.
The Connect Shuttle service no longer drops off at any of the hostels. From the International terminal, you need to take the airport transfer bus to the domestic terminal. Then jump on the Connect shuttle bus to the Wellington St drop off. Walk 400 metres along Wellington st, away from the city to Bennett st. Turn left onto Bennett st, walk 200 metres and then turn left onto Wickham st. The hostel is then just 100metres up on the right.
Taxi stand is outside arrivals at the front of the airport; cost in a taxi is approx $30 from the domestic terminal and $40 from the international terminal.
We are also within the free bus route 'Yellow Cat' along Wellington St. Hop off at the corner of Bennet st. Walk up Bennet st and take your 2nd right, which is Wickham St. Walk up the street and we're on your right on the corner of Wicham Place.
Alternatively, take the Midland line train and get off at Claisebrook station (2 stops away from Perth Train Station) and take theRed Cat to Royal St on the corner of Bennet St. Walk up Bennet st and take your 2nd right, which is Wickham St. Walk up the street and we're on your right on the corner of Wicham Place.
Located in East Perth. Its a perfect place to stay to relax. We are situated in a lovely quiet street east of the cbd. There is free local public transport which takes you straight into city centre and Northbridge or just a relaxing 20 minute walk into the heart of this beautiful city. Its the best place to stay to escape all the noise of the pubs, clubs and city noises when you need the peace to sleep yet still very accessible to them for when you want a great night out.