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The Old Swan Barracks

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  • Excellent6%
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  • Average20%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible35%
4 Dec 2017
“Good point: location”
6 Feb 2017
“Great location but too big”
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
Self-Serve Laundry
Paid Wifi
Free Parking
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

What is Good: located close to the city center What is Bad: kitchen, fridges, showers too little for the number of guests. No BYO alcool. Some places are dirty. Also you have a deposit for the kitchenware that you must store into your room, annoyingMore

Thank Olivier A
Response from OldSwanBarracks, Manager at The Old Swan BarracksResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the feedback we agree our location is great and central to explore Perth. We do don't allow BYO as we have a fully licensed bar on the premises and this is a regulation. We are working on our cleanliness and improving areas as...More

Reviewed 3 November 2017

GET RID OF THE CARPET! Seriously that gets so strained and it smells, not the best choice for an hostel. You also have to rent your kitchen suppliances (you get the money back if you deliver it back) with makes it uncomfortable to cook. the...More

Thank ivoesenek
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I stayed for two weeks at this hostel in the centre of Perth. They offered a cheaper weekly rate which was very reasonable and all the staff were very welcoming and friendly. The hostel is very large so even with a lot of people in...More

Thank Laurawhalesshark
Response from OldSwanBarracks, Duty Manager at The Old Swan BarracksResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your feedback it is really appreciated and we love hearing that our staff are doing a great job and guests enjoyed their stay! Kind Regards Old Swan Barracks Staff

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Big hostel with a huge common room that has lots of sofas, dining chairs and tables, a TV corner, a computer area with 4 or 5 computers to use, 4 pool tables, 2 ping pong tables, a foosball table and a bar. 24hr reception. Friendly...More

Thank mad-m0nk13
Response from OldSwanBarracks, Duty Manager at The Old Swan BarracksResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you for review it is really appreciated and we are glad see that you enjoyed your stay with us as this is always our goal.

Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderfull relaxed atmosphere right in the middle of town. The wooden floor boards and domed roof give the place a wonderfully historic feel. It is an easy walk to everythung in the CBD. Very helpfull frindly staff.

1  Thank Mark B
Response from OldSwanBarracks, Duty Manger at The Old Swan BarracksResponded 19 February 2017

So glad you enjoyed your stay and the historic charm!! Thanks for the feedback great to hear positive reviews about our staff & yes we have a great location within the CBD.

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US$ 17 - US$ 51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Always get the private room or better"
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"Go for the back of the hostel if you can but not too close to the common room"
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"Don't stay here, stay a little further out for a more comfortable stay."
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"Rooms on the back are better as quieter and better isolated from noise"
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