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Reviewed 20 May 2014

Without doubt the best hostel i've stayed in. The staff are polite and personable, the rooms are clean and spacious, the residents are friendly and very welcoming. Its a home for anyone and everyone; whether you want to have fun with the other residents in the courtyard or have some alone time and watch tv. Kitchen facilities are beautifully maintained...

5Thank adam_otmani
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 20 May 2014

This hostel is, quite simply, outstanding. The majority of the staff are extremely helpful (of course everyone has bad days) and can be approached about pretty much any problem, any time of day and night. The rooms are kept to a decent standard of cleanliness and personal space is respected. Lockers are provided in the rooms for extra storage and...

2Thank Gavimac
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 19 May 2014

This hostel is covered in posters advertising their "rules" for example, the hostel is an alcohol free place, if you want to drink go to the bar next door. Another poster, no alcohol in glass bottles, cans are ok.... Not if your a drink free hostel! The courtyard is full of people drinking and taking drugs, its not that far...

1Thank Chloe L
Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2014

I have never stayed in a place where other guests are so inconsiderate slamming doors, singing shouting screaming till after mid night most nights, stomping up the corridors! the doors to the room offer no sound protection because of the massive gaps underneath. and the ultra thin windows dont block any noise of the pub garden behind. drunk people and...

Thank 760MaryJ11
Reviewed 5 May 2014

Ok so first things first. This hostel gets my 5 star rating because it seriously was the best run hostel in the 1 and half years of travelling - Hello Beautiful beach on your door step!! Next is HELLO $174 for 1 week ($25 day = BARGAIN) in a perfect dorm with an ensuite bathroom and wake up to beach...

2Thank Ella D
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2014

First hostel to stay in when I arrived in Australia, was a shock to the system initially but in comparison to a lot of others I stayed in during my ten month travelling period it was one of the better ones. Kitchen are tiny and lack cooking utensils etc. They isn't enough space to cook and only one table with...

1Thank jamemia
Cottesloe, Australia
Reviewed 27 February 2014

- People are always drunken until late in the morning and shout, talk and sing drunken at the badly soundproofed floors. - Doors don't give enough noise protection because there is a 3 cm gap between the doors and the floor - drugs get consumed a LOT! - under the hostel there is a huge pub where people celebrate EVERY...

3Thank miss-colt
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 26 December 2013

We stayed in a private double. It was small but functional and clean with its own table & chairs and fridge. Service was excellent; all staff were friendly and helpful. Bus stop only across the road to both Fremantle and CBD. Only downside was the atmosphere; a lot of long term residents who occupied the courtyard most of the time....

Thank Nancy K
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 December 2013

Stayed at OBH backpackers on the weekend for two nights whilst Stereosonic was on. Shared a 6 person dorm with friends, clean enough and good if all you're wanting to do in the room is sleep. On check in they scanned my ID and I had to prompt the guy at reception to give it back to me as he...

Thank Bree S
Much Wenlock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2013

First off when I arrived I was told my booking was for the wrong day and that they had no room for me and my partner in a dorm. The only room they had 'apparently' was a double which was twice the price we were originally expecting to pay. I was then told there was no room for me to...

Thank KKG61

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Address: 1 Eric St, Cottesloe, Western Australia 6011, Australia
Region: Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Cottesloe
Price Range: $46 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 75
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“Don't get a room at the front because there is a lot of street noise late at night.”
 of 5 bubbles KiwiinOz2014, 11 Mar 2016 | Read review
“6 bed female dorms with ocean views”
 of 5 bubbles melaniehB5546OR, 25 Jul 2015 | Read review
“I love the North side with oceanViews and the girls dorms are cosy with an ensuite.”
 of 5 bubbles 920ellad, 24 Jan 2015 | Read review
“rooms 12b-28 have the best view”
 of 5 bubbles Gem1607, 26 May 2014 | Read review
“Just ask the front desk to place you in a laid back room. Trust me they know the rowdy ones. Vice Versa! If you want an amped up room speak to the desk lol!”
 of 5 bubbles stephenbV7205FQ, 20 May 2014 | Read review
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