Our list of the best backpacker hostels in Perth is based on price, location, facilities and reviews. You will need to decide if you would like to stay in the city centre, on the coast near the beautiful Cottesloe Beach or more inland where accommodation is cheaper.


1. City Perth Backpackers Hostel

City Perth Backpackers Hostel

City Perth Backpackers Hostel is one of the most popular places to stay with a great location and positive feedback. Get free WiFi in the whole building including all rooms. This hostel doesn't have the wow factor of some, or the most modern design but it offers a good all round friendly place too stay. 


2. Spinner's Backpackers

Spinners Backpackers

Spinner's Backpackers is a smaller hostel than some in our list but this family-run accommodation is the perfect place to stay for a relaxing visit to Perth. Staff are very friendly and you will get all the usual benefits e.g. free wifi. Dorms rooms are priced from £11.00 with privates from £25.00.


3. The Shiralee Hostel

The Shiralee

This newly renovated hostel is really impressive with state of the art modern facilities including 4 bathrooms. Rooms are clean and there is also free wifi. Dorms cost around £12.00 with privates from £25.00.


4. Ocean Beach Backpackers

Ocean beach backpackers

If you are looking for an amazing beachside hostel check out Ocean Beach Backpackers on the spectacular Cottesloe Beach. This hostel also has large social areas, big tv screens, free WiFi and more. If you want to be close to the beach this hostel is for you. Dorms start from £12.00 with privates from £30.00.


5. Western Beach Lodge

Western Beach Lodge

Western Beach Lodge is a popular choice for travellers and is located in the amazing seaside suburb of Scarborough. The beach is within a short walking distance. Dorms are priced from £14.00 per night.


6. The Hive Hostel

Hive hostel Perth

The Hive Hostel is located on the corner of James and Stirling Street in Perth City. The hostel is within 5 minutes walk of Central train station, supermarkets, Northbridge precinct and the main city shopping district. Dorms cost around £8.00 and privates from £27.00.



7. North Lodge Backpackers/Perth City Appartments

North Lodge Backpackers/Perth City Appartments

North Lodge offers safe, quality and quiet budget accommodation. This is a small hostel with a quiet, relaxed atmosphere for travellers seeking a little more privacy. Prices range from £14.00 for a dorm and privates from £33.00


8. Planet Inn Backpackers

Planet inn backpackers, Perth

Planet Inn Backpackers is one of the cheapest backpacker hostels in Australia! It might not look the most modern but it is one of the most social and a great place to make friends in a multi-cultural environment. Staff are very friendly and organised social events whilst there is free WiFi, BBQ facilities and a fully equipped shared kitchen open 24 hours. Perth city centre is only a 5 minute ride away by the free bus.


9. Globe Backpackers and City Oasis Resort

Globe backpackers and city oasis, Perth

The Globe Backpackers & City Oasis Resort is the winner of the Silver Medalist Award in the 2006 Western Australia Tourism Awards for Backpacker Accommodation! There is a relaxed atmosphere and an amazing pool! The rooms are all air-conditioned and some rooms have private bathrooms. There is also a large communal kitchen, a self-service laundry and an outdoor dining area.



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