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 WiFi, free use of all laundry facilities, fruit and veg 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, five bed female dorm and also a six 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.
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.
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.
We cater for genuine backpackers only with valid passports and do not accept workers or people in need of emergency accommodation
Availability & RatesTo view availability and prices please select dates and click 'Update Dates'
Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Age Restriction
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Free Breakfast
- Cable TV
- Ceiling Fan
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Games Room
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Outdoor Terrace
- Pool Table
- Postal Service
- Reading Light
- Steam Room
- Taxes included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels Included
- Washing Machine
- Wheelchair Friendly
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.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
You must give Wickham Retreat Backpackers at least 24 hours notice (local time, regardless of your stated arrival time) if you wish to cancel or amend your booking or you will be charged for the first night of your booking for each guest.
If you arrive after 11pm and are only staying for one night then you will be charged a $20 late arrival fee per booking
If you do not cancel and are a no show then you will be charged the first nights accommodation for each guest.
For guests wishing to extend their stay here with us, a full non refundable payment must be paid to secure your bed for the extended period.
We do not refund after you have checked in and paid.
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS NOT A PARTY HOSTEL
You may not bring non guests onto the premises at any time during your stay.
We only accept international guests at our Hostel and a international passport will need to be provided upon check in.
We do not accept government welfare recipients.
This is not a workers hostel.
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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.