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    The Old Swan Barracks

    6 Francis St | Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent6%
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    • Terrible36%
    6 Feb 2017
    “Great location but too big”
    2 weeks ago
    “pleasant hostel, with some annoying details”
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Bar/Lounge
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Paid Wifi
    Free Parking
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 121 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    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 4 weeks ago

    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
    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.

    Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

    Nice big hostel but it was way too quiet therefore making it seem empty. Very basic kitchen and bathrooms. The location however was great for walking into the city or staying around northbridge for a night out.More

    1  Thank HannahDarby85
    Response from OldSwanBarracks, Duty Manager at The Old Swan BarracksResponded 19 February 2017

    Thank you for your feedback we do have a great location to explore Perth city. Our common area is a large area with different activities in there incl. pool & ping pong but I can understand how sometimes when its a quiet night in there...More

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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Breakfast included
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    • US$ 15 - US$ 47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 50
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    Room Tips
    "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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