1849 Backpackers

Backpacker Hostel

4 from 9 users


We live and play the game of '1849 Backpackers' in the centre of Albany, overlooking Princess Royal Harbour and Anzac Peace Park. 1849 Backpackers has free unlimited WiFi, free parking, owners, managers and staff who live on site, spacious guest lounge and communal areas with cable TV including sport and movie channels. Your free breakfast includes freshly made, unlimited pancakes. One of our big communal areas has a theatre stage with stage lighting, piano, guitars and percussion instruments, and the space includes table tennis, darts and dining area next to our immaculate commercial style kitchen. Awarded the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, and star rated as 'MUST SEE' in the Lonely Planet guidebook for the past six years, the property offers 2 commercial guest kitchens, one for guest cooking the other for superb, nutricious home cooked meals. Guests can enjoy the sun terrace and gardens with BBQ facilities, relax in the games room or play a game on the grass soccer pitch and volleyball court. All rooms at Albany 1849 Backpackers offer access to shared bathroom and laundry facilities. 1849 Backpackers Albany is a short walk from the shops, restaurants, cafes and pubs in the town centre. Mount Clarence and Mount Melville are both a 5-minute drive away. Free car parking is provided on-site.

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Lat: -35.02599 Lng: 117.882927

User Reviews



New management, very bad. Not the nice hostel it used to be. Never stay again.


Elise Billet

FANTASTIC ! Beautiful place, clean and lovely staff. Pancakes in the morning it was delicious. Best hostel in Australia.



Very clean backpack good atmosphere pleasant staff common room and cuisine at the top as well as morning pancakes


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