Top 17 Working Hostels To Find Fruit Picking Jobs in Western Australia
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This guide was written for travelers who are backpacking Australia and searching for cheap accommodations and potential work, particularly fruit picking work for their second-year visa. We’ve collected a list of working hostels for backpackers and provide you with as much information as we can for each of them. We try to let you know about the hostels’ cleanliness, service, security, location, price, facilities, contact details, user reviews, and whether or not they can help you find work. A few of the hostels on this list don't offer work but they're included in this list for people who are between jobs and want cheap accommodations as they travel the country. We don’t have any affiliation with these hostels. 

If you need more help finding a regional fruit picking job in Australia for your second-year visa, you can also try checking out our many guides to fruit picking jobs in Australia.

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    Working Hostels Near Kununurra

    Kununurra Backpackers 

    Do they offer or help with finding work?

    • Please contact the hostel to inquire about jobs.

    Contact info:

    How much does this hostel cost?

    • Weekly Rate 4 Bed Dorm $175pp, 8/10 Bed Dorm $170pp, Double/Twin – $375 (per room)       
    • ​​Nightly Rate 4 Bed Dorm – $32pp, 8/10 Bed Dorm $29pp, Double/Twin – $70 (per room)

    Is this hostel located in a good area?

    • According to Google, this hostel has a location score of 3.6/5. It is considered a great location overall for sightseeing, recreation, dining, and getting around.
      • 4.7 Excellent for proximity to things to do
      • 3.3 Good for proximity to restaurants
      • 0.0 No nearby transit options
      • 3.5 Good for airport access

    Is it clean?

    • Tripadvisor gave this property a 3/5 for cleanliness. Some reviews on Tripadvisor have mentioned the property being unclean. 

    Are the staff helpful?

    • 6 Google reviews mentioned this hostel's service, 100% of them scored this hostel’s service as favourable.

    Rooms/Facilities

    • Kununurra Backpackers has 19 rooms and can accommodate up to 74 people. 
    •  There are a number of 4 bed dorms, 8-10 bed dorms, double and twin rooms. 
    • Ceiling fans 
    • Air-conditioning.  
    • Shared bathrooms with additional ablution blocks available.
    • Large fully equipped communal kitchen
    • Free WIFI
    • Laundry room
    • TV room with Foxtel and DVD
    • Gardens to unwinds after a long day of sightseeing or work.
    • The reception area is a central relaxing and meeting point with sofas and big wooden tables to eat or play games on

    Reviews: 

    • Google: (4.6/5) Excellent
    • Tripadvisor: (3.5/5) Very good

    Below are 5 of the most recent reviews for this property.

    • Tripadvisor : 1/5

    Dont go there

    Never seen such a dirty place in my life. No WiFi, kitchen infested with decay. The worst is the aborigines who plunder the fridges and steal all the business. Insecurity to the maximum. Soon 1 month here I strongly recommend

    • Google: 5/5

    Great place and the staff (Laura) was super helpful and kind

    • Google: 5/5

    Had a great stay! The manager is amazing. Family vibes rather than just another hostel. Highly recommend staying here.

    • Google: 5/5

    Had the best stay at Kununurra backpackers! The pool was such a highlight! Laura, who ran the backpackers was so friendly & welcoming! As a solo traveler I felt really included! Definitely will stay again

    • Google: 5/5

    Heaven for backpacker

    Working Hostels Near Carnarvon 

    The Port Hotel (Fish & Whistle)?

    Do they offer or help with finding work?

    • This hostel might help backpackers to find fruit picking work. They have contacts for farms.

    Contact info:

    • Address: 35 Robinson St, Carnarvon WA 6701, Australia
    • Phone: +61 8 9941 1704

    How much does this hostel cost?

    • Single rooms  $100

    Is this hostel located in a good area?

    According to Google, this hostel has a location score of 4.5/5. 

    • Great location overall for sightseeing, recreation, dining, and getting around
    • 4.9  Excellent for proximity to things to do
    • 4.7 Excellent for proximity to restaurants
    • 4.9 Excellent for proximity to transit
    • 2.7 Good for airport access

    Are the staff helpful?

    • 8 Google reviews mentioned this hostel's service, 100% of them scored this hostel’s service as favourable.

    Rooms/Facilities:

    • The Port Hotel offers a range of accommodation from Budget Backpacker Rooms to Double Motel Rooms.
    • Balcony
    • Cafe
    • Camp Kitchen
    • Communal Fridge
    • Communal Kitchen
    • Groups Welcome
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Licenced
    • Lounge

    Reviews: 

     Below are some of the most recent reviews for this property: 

    • Google: (5/5)

    Yum yum yum. Just had a take away bacon and egg toasted roll and it was delicious!

    • Google: (5/5)

    Quaint place, Friendly staff, amazing food a lovely evening.

    • Google: (1/5)

    They don't want business. Couldn't even put a room together. Why is this listed as a hotel-motel

    • Google: (4/5)

    Stopped here for breakfast and it was nice and cosy.

    Coffees were lovely, smashed avocado was ok (a little bit flavourless) and hubby’s banana bread was delicious.

    • Google: (5/5)

    We went to visit the Hotel for nostalgic reasons and what a lovely experience. The owners are very friendly and accommodating. We had a glass of wine sitting out front and then decided to go back for dinner. Dinner was very reasonably priced and the quality of food excellent. There was a good vibe in the place and it made for a very enjoyable evening. We would highly recommend. Rob & Mike

    Working Hostels Near Gingin

    Lancelin YHA

    Do they offer or help with finding work?

    • No, they don't. Backpackers need to find jobs on their own.

    Contact info:

    How much does this hostel cost?

    • Bunk Bed in Dormitory Rooms for around $23

    Is this hostel located in a good area?

    • According to Google, this hostel has a location score of 4.5/5
      • Great location overall for sightseeing, recreation, dining, and getting around
      • 4.5 Great for proximity to things to do
      • 4.2 Great for proximity to restaurants
      • 4.0 Great for proximity to transit
      • 1.9 OK for airport access
    • Booking.com reviews give this property a 9.1/10 for location

    Is it clean?

    • 29 Google reviews mentioned this hostel's cleanliness, 100% of them scored this hostel’s cleanliness as favourable.
    • Booking.com reviews give this property a 9/10 for cleanliness

    Are the staff helpful?

    • 32 Google reviews mentioned this hostel's service, 100 %of them scored this hostel’s service as favourable.
    • Booking.com reviews give this property a 9.5/10 for service

    Will your personal items feel secured?

    • This hostel is equipped with Lockup storage for sailing and kiting gear

    Rooms/Facilities:

    • 4 six to eight bed dormitory rooms
    • Male only dorms
    • Female only dorms
    • 4 family rooms
    • 8 double/twin rooms
    • Shared ablutions toilets, showers etc.
    • Commercial kitchen
    • Lounge and dining room
    • Lockup storage for sailing and kiting gear
    • Swimming pool
    • Paid WiFi
    • Free private parking is available on site
    • Bikes available (free)
    • Picnic area
    • Outdoor furniture
    • BBQ facilities
    • Garden
    • Laundry

    Reviews: 

    • Google: (4.7/5) Excellent
    • Booking.com: (8.9/10)
    • Agoda: (8.4/10)

    Below are 5 of the most recent reviews for this property.

    • Google: (5/5)

    Didn't sleep here or go here at all really but stayed at the place next to it. That place is really cool and has awesome memories of surf camp like waking up at 6am to eat brekky or trying to suffocate the boys on the final night 

    • Google: (5/5)

    As always amazing home away from home

    • Booking.com: (10/10)

    I had a great stay at Lancelin Lodge, the staff was super friendly, the rooms were clean and the facilities were in good condition and clean..

    • Booking.com: (10/10)

    Awesome place. Clean and Nice. Staff are kind and nice..

    • Booking.com: (10/10)

    Rooms are clean and tidy. Bathrooms were immaculately clean and the staff are amazing and very accomodating. Thanks for a great weekend.

    The aircon in my room requires replacing but I just left the window open and the ceiling fan on. Done the job.

    Working Hostels Near Denmark

    Blue Wren Travellers Rest YHA

    Do they offer or help with finding work?

    • No, they don't. Backpackers need to find jobs on their own.

    Contact info:

    How much does this hostel cost?

    • The average price per night for a 4 Bed Female Dorm is US $22.78 per bed.
    • The average price per night for Basic 6 Bed Mixed Dorm is US$22.78 per bed.

    Is this hostel located in a good area?

    • According to Google, this hostel has a location score of 4.3/5. 
      • It is considered a great location overall for sightseeing, recreation, dining, and getting around
      • 4.1 Great for proximity to things to do
      • 4.9 Excellent for proximity to restaurants
      • 4.7 Excellent for proximity to transit
      • 2.3 OK for airport access

    Is it clean?

    • 10 Google reviews mentioned this hostel's cleanliness, 90% of them scored this hostel’s cleanliness as favourable.

    Are the staff helpful?

    • 10 Google reviews mentioned this hostel's service, 70% of them scored this hostel’s service as favourable. It has an overall rating of (4.1/5) for service. 

    Rooms/Facilities:

    • There are two multishare rooms.
      • One multi share female  only -  double bed and one bunk
      • One multishare mixed with three bunks (sleeps 6) 
    • The Double Room
    • The Twin Room
    • The Family Room with 4 beds
    • Free WiFi 
    • Modern and adequate fully tiled ladies and gents toilets and shower rooms
    • Sunny balconies
    • Laundry facilities
    • Barbeque and outdoor dining
    • Long term parking
    • Lounge area with TV
    • Bike and canoe hire
    • Woods fire in Winter
    • Good local advice on the many trails and attractions of the area
    • Bicycle Hire $15 for guests
    • For disabled travellers there is a designated disabled parking place and an entry ramp.

    Reviews: 

    • Google: (4.2/5) Very good
    • Hostelworld: (8.8/10) Fabulous
    • Tripadvisor: (4.5/10) Excellent

    Below are 5 of the most recent reviews for this property.

    • Google:  (5/5)

    Great hostel, not very busy. Everything is clean. Owner is very friendly and helpful :-)

    • Hostelworld: (9.4/10)

    I enjoyed my stay. It was low key and nice people staying there, the location is good.

    • Tripadvisor: (5/5)

    very good clean and cosy

    After the Bibbulum Track we decided to treat ourselves with a nice accommodation.

    It was clean cozy and organized.good also for parking the car. We just saw the manager once.

    The area of Denmark it is pretty self explanatory so we went and found our way around.

    • Google: (4/5)

    Great range of good value accommodation styles within an easy walk to town. Secure bike shed. Leave car by arrangement with friendly owner, Mark. Clean with plenty of cooking and storage space. Always my first choice when in town for a night or two.

    • Google: (5/5)

    I had been on the trail (which is a 1000km and I am down 90km) and needed a rest stop for some food and to replace my shoes. Beautiful but hard walking and looking for a place to stay. I was recommended a backpackers - and being of reasonable age (53) and a female I was not sure - also I needed a lift/pickup from a point on the trail 27km away from Denmark. I called up - the owner Mark (ex South African - they make them good out there) and sure as nuts he would pick me up as I was a guest of his. Perfecto! Ride and bed all in one shot. The Blue Wren is superb- almost biblically so, everything from 50m to the town centre, the amazing WIFI, the cleanliness and Marks hospitality - he even drove me to albany to find the right shoes! I stayed in the en-suite room (only one) and there are single rooms with shared, but separate male/female bathrooms. The best kitchen and table dining and a quaint lounge. If this is what a backpackers is about I won’t be staying at the Sofitel anymore 😂😂

    Working Hostels Near Manjimup

    Manjimup Lodge and Backpackers

    Do they offer or help with finding work?

    • It is mentioned on their website that they are able to help find work. It states that  “The manager, Abdul Haidari has good relations with local orchardists, wine growers and farmers. He is able to organise seasonal employment and site transport for willing workers. Applicants must have work permits or a Working Holiday Maker Visa.”

    Contact info:

    • Address: Manjimup Lodge Backpacker, 59 Rose St, Manjimup WA 6258, Australia
    • Phone: +61 8 9777 1090
    • Website: http://manjimupbackpackers.com.au/

    How much does this hostel cost?

    •  Contact the hostel directly for prices.

    Is this hostel located in a good area?

    • Tripadvisor has given this property a location score of 68/100 and rated it as somewhat walkable. There are 23 Restaurants within 0.75 miles, 2 attractions within 0.75 miles

    Rooms/Facilities:

    • Contact the hostel directly for information.

    Reviews: 

    • Google: Fair (3.2/5)
    • Tripadvisor: Poor (2/5)
    • Facebook: (2.3/5)

    Below are 5 of the most recent reviews for this property.

    • Google:  (5/5) 

    “I stayed in Manjimup Backpackers mid October 2019 as I was riding the 1000 km Munda Biddi trail; I had a bike and lots of gear with me. Abdul was very friendly and super accommodating especially considering I also had the bike + gear with me and had to check in late and leave quite early. He had tips for around Manjimup such as restaurants and places to visit. The signage in the hostel was most helpful for anyone that have not been to Manjimup or to the hostel previously. Great place and I would certainly recommend the hostel!”

    • Google: (1/5)

    “Don't go. Just don't. Believe me, all the reviews speak the truth. The hostel is poorly managed, there's no cleaning whatsoever, once in a while maybe the toilets. Your duty is to clean the kitchen and your own room. In case you didn't understand, this place is DIRTY beyond belief. And for that you pay 160$ a week, no tea, no coffee, no WiFi, no nothing. No even heating in winter. You need to pay an extra 20 a week. Abdul will tell you all the sweet words you need to hear just to be sure he can keep you there. You can see he answers reviews like a 15 yrs old kid. WORST hostel I've ever been.”

    • Google: (5/5)

    Abdul is a great owner!!”

    • Tripadvisor: (1/5)

    Monopolising third Reich of a place

    “The owner Abdul has a monopoly on the entire area if you fall into his 160 dollar a week trap he will mug you off,he controls all the workers in tye area on. All the farms with various contracts ,if you reply to an ad and take a job with him you must stay with him , and if you find other work and leave he will ring the farm and destroy the new job you got not to do with him and replace you with two people staying with him , in manjimup you can have a house with mates for 100 bucks a week walk in walk out , there are about 1000 cameras in this hostel watching every move you make , the place is overcrowded and if you want to make food you best do it before 4pm it leave it till midnight , ridiculous place , he imposes fines for pathetic things like letting a dish soak or smoking by tge woodburner ,never known such a terrible human being , preaches about helping backpackers ,when he only helps his wallet , do not stay here ,head to pemberton backpackers and the manager will sort you rightout. A proper legend of a man down there , do not stay at manjimup backpackers period.”

    • Facebook: 

    Felt pretty uncomfortable with the owner abdul being quite hostile. Had to check out to catch a bus back to perth. the check out time was 10 but thought it would be ok to stay in the lounge of the hostel until the bus time, but told me that he didnt care and told me to get out of the hostel. Pretty shocked to experience this since ive never heard of a place that wont let you stay at a lounge for a brief while. also heard pretty bad stories about the owner like the other review says...

     Unless youre desperate for a job. I would’nt recommend this place.

    Normalee Manor

    Do they offer or help with finding work?

    • Normalee Backpackers is a working hostel in Manjimup which provides accommodation and access to employment for working holiday makers, travelers and seasonal workers.

    Contact info:

    • Address: 664 Ralston Rd, Dixvale WA 6258, Australia
    • Phone: +61 8 9772 1200
    • Email: normaleehostels@bigpond.com

    How much does this hostel cost?

    • Contact accommodation directly for prices. 

    Is this hostel located in a good area?

    • According to Google, this hostel has a location score of (3.1/5).

    It is considered a good location overall for sightseeing, recreation, dining, and getting around

    • 3.6 Great for proximity to things to do
    • 2.9 Good for proximity to restaurants
    • 0.0 No nearby transit options
    • 1.8 OK for airport access

    Are the staff helpful?

    • 14 Google reviews mentioned this hostel's service, 50 %of them scored this hostel’s service as favourable.

    Reviews: 

    • Google: (4.0/5) Very good
    • Facebook: (5/5)

    Below are 5 of the most recent reviews for this property.

    • Google: (5/5)

    The owner is super nice, every Friday there’s a free bbq, and there’s a lot of farm jobs available. However, it can be harder to get one if you’re a girl. It’s also in a beautiful region! It’s a bit far from the nearby town (10min by car) but the owner organises shopping runs a few times a week so you won’t starve ;) great working hostel in general!

    • Google: (1/5)

    Bad memories,bad hostel, joking farm, joking pay,mdfk

    • Google: (5/5)

    Although it is in a farm environment, its equipment is perfect, fixed maintenance and renewal, fixed environment, and even a vending machine👍

    The hostel staff will listen to the needs and try their best to help. More secure jobs will also be arranged, and most of the cooperative farmers are very kind.

    • Facebook

    Would definitely recommend for farm work! Makes it more bareable having mates at the hostel and people you can relate to while doing farm work. Go at a good time where there’s loads of work so from November - March 😊 lovely owners and great location!

    • Facebook:

    We would like to say thank you to the gorgeous Naomi Eaton, since we arrived in the Hostel she was kind and welcoming.The Normalee Manor Hostel has something more to offer: you kind of leaving a family there <3. We suggest to chose that Hostel cause you will have one of the best experience of your life.

    Working Hostels Near Donnybrook

    146 Lodge Backpacker Accommodation

    Do they offer or help with finding work?

    • Please contact the hostel to inquire about jobs.

    Contact info:

    • Address: 146 S Western Hwy, Donnybrook WA 6239, Australia
    • Phone: +61 487 900 897

    How much does this hostel cost?

    • Contact accommodation for prices.

    Is this hostel located in a good area?

    • According to Google, this hostel has a location score of 3.6/5

    Great location overall for sightseeing, recreation, dining, and getting around

    • 3.4 Good for proximity to things to do
    • 3.8 Great for proximity to restaurants
    • 4.5 Great for proximity to transit
    • 2.0OK for airport access
    • According to Tripadvisor, this hostel has a location score of 5/5.

    Is it clean?

    • Some reviews on Google and Tripadvisor have mentioned the cleanliness of this hostel as favourable.

    Are the staff helpful?

    • Tripadvisor has given this location a score of (4/5) for service. 

    Rooms/Facilities:

    • lounge 
    • Dining rooms 
    • new kitchens 
    •  Bathrooms
    • Bedrooms are shared bunk rooms 
    • free on site laundry. 

    Reviews: 

    • Google: (4.1/5) Very Good
    • Tripadvisor: (5/5) Excellent

    Below are 3 of the most recent reviews for this property.

    • Google (1/5)

    Not good

    • Google (5/5)

    I had a lovely stay in this hostel. It is very Nice, clean with good facilities. Most of all the manager, Jac, makes you feel very welcome and comfortable at her place

    • Tripadvisor (5/5) 

    Very good backpackers house. clean, affordable, friendly and very close to town. i enjoyed my stay in Donnybrook and at Lodge 146. thank you for letting me stay, i hope to come back to Donnybrook again and stay with you.

    Brook Lodge, Donnybrook

    Do they offer or help with finding work?

    • This hostel does help to find jobs. “Looking for fruit picking or general farm work in South West WA? Then look no further. Brook Lodge works hard with the local orchards to assist travellers with finding work.”

    Contact info:

    • Address: 3 Bridge Street, Donnybrook, Western Australia, Australia
    • Phone Number: +61 (8) 9731-1520
    • Website: http://www.brooklodge.com.au/
    • Email: info@brooklodge.com.au

    How much does this hostel cost?

    • Double/Twin rooms: $170/ week or 1 night stays only $30 per person/night. 
    • 4 Bed Dorms: $155/ week or 1 night stays only $30 per person/night. 
    • 6 Bed Dorms: $150/ week or 1 night stays only $30 per person/night. 

    Is this hostel located in a good area?

    • According to Google, this hostel has a location score of _/5

    Great location overall for sightseeing, recreation, dining, and getting around

    • 3.7 Great for proximity to things to do
    • 4.6 Excellent for proximity to restaurants
    • 4.6 Excellent for proximity to transit
    • 2.0OK for airport access

    Is it clean?

    • 9 Google reviews mentioned this hostel's property maintenance and cleanliness, 100% of them scored this hostel’s cleanliness as favourable.

    Are the staff helpful?

    • 11 Google reviews mentioned this hostel's service, 73% of them scored this hostel’s service as favourable.

    Rooms/Facilities:

    • Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons
    • Air Conditioning
    • BBQ Grill
    • Bar
    • Book Collection/Exchange
    • Concierge/Info Desk
    • Credit Card Payments
    • Entirely Non-Smoking
    • Gameroom
    • Hot Showers
    • Kitchen
    • Laundry
    • Lounge Area
    • Pool Table
    • TV
    • Service Animals allowed

    Reviews: 

    • Google: (3.8/5)
    • Facebook: (4.7/5)
    • Hostelcritic:
      • hostelcritic.com rating : (3/5)
      • Average traveller rating: (3.5/5)

    Below are 5 of the most recent reviews for this property.

    • Google: (5/5)

    Lovely friends. Lovely people Lovely all staffs

    Thanks for brook lodge

    I never forget all memories here.

    Beautiful.

    • Google: (4/5)

    Really nice, laidback and clean hostel. Great staff and it’s located right next to the river and 2 min walk from the supermarket and other shops. They could do with new mattresses but overall I had a great experience here.

    • Hostelcritic.com review

    Brook Lodge is a good hostel, but it’s a place for working travellers and the beds are only sold on a weekly rate. The manager does an impressive job helping out his guests with jobs and he provides free transport to and from work. The hostel has good facilities that include a kitchen, internet access, pool table, table tennis, barbecue, laundry and a bar. There’s also a TV room with film characters painted on the walls. It is clean and well maintained.

    • Hostelz.com :

    HORRIBLE -- management is RUDE, place is FREEZING and DIRTY

    This is the worst hostel -- saying the rooms are freezing is an understatement, outside is warmer than the room. They leave the heating on for just two hours at night. The rooms are so damp that the blankets and the walls feel damp. There is no laundry, the windows in the showers are always open and cannot be closed. There are no freezers, only fridges. Management is also very rude, its a horrible place to stay.

    Disgusting cold and boring

    • Facebook:

    It's a home away from home.

    Just like a big family 

    Dolphin Retreat Bunbury

    Do they offer or help with finding work?

    • They do help to find work “ Our Work pinup board always contains lots of leads to find work such as employers looking for people to do a particular job and starting on a certain date. We have over 500 employers on our database that we contact regularly.”

    Contact info:

    How much does this hostel cost?

    • Twin Private Shared Bathroom for US$60.70 per night
    • Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom for  US$60.70 per night
    • 6 Bed Female Dorm for US$23.35 per night
    • 6 Bed Mixed Dorm for US$23.35 per night

    Is this hostel located in a good area?

    • According to Google, this hostel has a location score of 4.7/5.

    Excellent location overall for sightseeing, recreation, dining, and getting around

    • 0.0 No nearby sightseeing options
    • 4.8 Excellent for proximity to restaurants
    • 4.7 Excellent for proximity to transit
    • 2.0 OK for airport access
    • Hostelworld reviews give this property a 9.2/10 score for location. 

    Is it clean?

    • 9 Google reviews mentioned this hostel's cleanliness, 56% of them scored this hostel’s cleanliness as favourable.
    • Hostelworld reviews give this property a 8.4/10 score for cleanliness 
    • Hotels.com reviews give this property a 2.1/10 for cleanliness

    Are the staff helpful?

    • 10 Google reviews mentioned this hostel's service, 50% of them scored this hostel’s service as favourable.
    • Hostelworld reviews give this property an 9.2/10 score for their staff. 

    Will your personal items feel secured?

    • This hostel is equipped with security lockers and luggage storage.
    • Hostelworld reviews give this property a 9.2/10 score for security. 

    Rooms/Facilities:

    • 13 guestrooms
    • Female Dorms
    • Mixed Dorm
    • Near the beach
    • Free use of bicycles
    • Coffee/tea in a common area
    • Air conditioning
    • Garden
    • Arcade/game room
    • Self-serve laundry
    • Barbecue grills
    • Luggage storage
    • Limited hour front desk
    • Tour/ticket assistance
    • Free on-the-go breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
    • Security Lockers
    • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
    • Stovetop
    • Microwave
    • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
    • Jobs Board
    • Fax Service

    Reviews: 

    • Google: (3.0/5)
    • Hostelworld: (9/10)
    • Tripadvisor: (3.5/5)
    • Booking.com (7.9/10)
    • Travelocity (3.3/5)
    • Wotif: (3.3/5)
    • Agoda (8.2/10)
    • Below are 5 of the most recent reviews for this property.
    • Hostelworld:

    Great hostel with lovely staff. Everything clean and comfortable. Great location near town and near the beach. Would definitely stay again! Good vibes 😊

    • Booking.com

    Very good

     Staff were very friendly and helpful

    Oven door was broken making it inefficient

    • Travelocity: (2/5)

    Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    • Tripadvisor: (4/5)

    Nice place

    For a Youth Hostel this was good place to stay especially for younger generation who want somewhere cheap to stay.Toilets and bathrooms clean and lounge was comfortable to sit down.The owner was very friendly and helpful and found me single room which was comfortable and clean.No help from booking.com.If you just need somewhere to get your head down or cheap stay I would recommend.

    • Agoda: (9.6/10)

    It was a nice place to stay and value for money surely I will recommend this accommodation.

    Wander Inn Bunbury 

    Do they offer or help with finding work?

    • This hostel helps to find work. “We speak to about Employers every day about jobs for our guests. Most people who come to Bunbury to find work, normally find suitable work within the first 1 to 2 weeks.”

    Contact info:

    • Address: 16 Clifton St, Bunbury WA 6230, Australia
    • Phone: +61 1800 039 032
    • Free Call: 1800 039 032 (Within Australia Only)
    • International Phone: +61 897 213242
    • Email: book@bunburybackpackers.com.au
    • Website: http://bunburybackpackers.com.au/

    How much does this hostel cost?

    • Single Private Shared Bathroom for around US$45.14 per night
    • Twin Private Shared Bathroom for around US$59.14 per night
    • Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom for around US$59.14 per night
    • 3 Bed Private Shared Bathroom for around US$79.38 per night
    • 10 Bed Mixed Dorm for around US$22.57 per night
    • 4 Bed Female Dorm for around US$24.12 per night
    • 4 Bed Mixed Dorm for around US$24.12 per night

    Is this hostel located in a good area?

    • According to Google, this hostel has a location score of 4.7/5

    Excellent location overall for sightseeing, recreation, dining, and getting around

    • 4.8 Excellent for proximity to things to do
    • 4.9 Excellent for proximity to restaurants
    • 4.5 Great for proximity to transit
    • 2.0 OK for airport access
    • Hostelworld reviews give this property a 8/10 score for location. 

    Is it clean?

    • 7 Google reviews mentioned this hostel's cleanliness, 71% of them scored this hostel’s cleanliness as favourable.
    • Hostelworld reviews give this property a 10/10 score for cleanliness 
    • Booking.com reviews give this property a 7.1/10 for cleanliness
    • Tripadvisor reviews give this property a 3/5 score for cleanliness 

    Are the staff helpful?

    • 13 Google reviews mentioned this hostel's service, 54 % of them scored this hostel’s service as favourable.
    • Hostelworld reviews give this property a 10/10 score for their staff
    • Tripadvisor reviews give this property a 3.5/5 score for their service
    • Hotels.com reviews give this property a 8.4/10 score for their service
    • Booking.com reviews give this property a 8.3/10 score for their staff

    Will your personal items feel secured?

    • This hostel is equipped with security lockers and luggage storage.
    • Hostelworld reviews give this property a 8/10 score for security. 

    Rooms/Facilities:

    • 23 guestrooms
    • Female Dorms
    • Near the beach
    • Coffee/tea in a common area
    • Garden
    • Arcade/game room
    • Library
    • Self-serve laundry
    • Barbecue grills
    • Limited hour front desk
    • Tour/ticket assistance
    • TV in a common area
    • Reception hall
    • Free on-the-go breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
    • Luggage Storage

    Reviews: 

    • Google: (3.5/5)
    • Booking.com: (7.5/10)
    • Agoda: (7.9/10)
    • Wotif: (3.6/5)
    • Expedia: (3.6/5)
    • Hotels.com (7.5/10)
    • Hostelworld: (9.1/10)

    Below are 5 of the most recent reviews for this property.

    • Google (1/5)

    The rooms are small and the rest of the hostel is deteriorating. People smoke everywhere, where it’s not allowed and the management tolerate it (even inside).

    • Hostelworld: (7.510)

    Very Good

    Very friendly residents, walking distance to beach and town centre. The 4bed girls dorm stank horrendously like sweat or dirty feet which no fresh air could pass. The bathroom facilities were clean enough, but so basic that u can't put your stuff anywhere at all. The bed was squeaky and uncomfortable with a very old mattress. Overall friendly and basic clean, but overpriced.

    • Tripadvisor: (2/5)

    Has potential but bad in general

    Good location and chill areas. Pretty expensive for such a lack of facilities. The kitchen hasn't got many appliances and what there is is filthy eg. the oven. The men's showers have no pressure and are often dirty. Things that get broken don't get replaced which shows how little the staff care about the hostel. There's no staff at the hostel from 10am-4pm and again after about 6/7pm apart from a backpacker who is meant to control the place. Also the hostel fails to find much work.

    •  Booking.com: (1/10)

    Bad

    Was impossible sleep because people do not respect the rules of silent after 10 pm. They also let's people put music really loud until 10 am. Room are with Windows in the entertaining area. I couldn't sleep in all the night

    • Expedia: 5/5 

    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

    Working Hostels Near Albany

    1849 Backpackers

    Do they offer or help with finding work?

    • Please contact the hostel to inquire about jobs.

    Contact info:

    • Address: 45 Peels Pl, Albany WA 6330, Australia
    • Phone: +61 8 9841 1574

    How much does this hostel cost?

    • Single room for around US$65
    • Twin rooms with shared bathroom from around US$46-51
    • Bed in Dormitory Room for around US$20-$25

    Is this hostel located in a good area?

    • According to Google, this hostel has a location score of 4.8/5

    Excellent location overall for sightseeing, recreation, dining, and getting around

    • 4.8 Excellent for proximity to things to do
    • 5.0 Excellent for proximity to restaurants
    • 4.5 Great for proximity to transit
    • 2.8 Good for airport access
    • Tripadvisor reviews give this property a 5/5 score for their location. 
    • Hostelworld reviews give this property a 10/10 score for their location.

    Is it clean?

    • 33 Google reviews mentioned this hostel's cleanliness, 82% of them scored this hostel’s cleanliness as favourable.
    • Hostelworld reviews give this property a 7/10 score for cleanliness 
    • Tripadvisor reviews give this property a 4.5/5 score for cleanliness 

    Are the staff helpful?

    • 52 Google reviews mentioned this hostel's service, 85%of them scored this hostel’s service as favourable.
    • Hostelworld reviews give this property a 9/10 score for their staff
    • Tripadvisor reviews give this property a 5/5 score for their service

    Will your personal items feel secured?

    • This hostel is equipped with luggage storage.
    • Hostelworld reviews give this property a 6.7/10 score for security. 
    • 24 Hour Security
    • 24 Hour Reception

    Rooms/Facilities:

    • Female Dorms
    • Mixed Dorms
    • Free Breakfast
    • Free Parking
    • Free WiFi
    • Common Room
    • Bicycle Parking
    • BBQ
    • Hot Showers
    • Cable TV
    • Outdoor Terrace
    • Jobs Board
    • Parking
    • Hair Dryers
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Bar
    • Meals Available
    • Games Room
    • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities

    Reviews: 

    • Google: 4.3/5
    • Booking.com: 7.5/10
    • Expedia: 4.3/5
    • Hostelworld: 8.1/10
    • Tripadvisor: 4.5/5

    Below are 5 of the most recent reviews for this property.

    • Google: 5/5

    Can’t tell you how much I liked this place. Arrived pretty skint and Pip and her staff were so kind in helping me out. Got a cheap meal at a nearby place and she recommended a bunch of places for work. If you stay anywhere in Albany, stay here!

    • Booking.com: 

    cheap and close to amenities facility

    Liked · near to everywhere in Albany, the room is clean

    Disliked · the bathroom, common room, the air circulation

    • Expedia: 1/5

     Washrooms dirty, Kitchen a very dirty dark hole. Other as described no breakfast available.Looks like the owner changed before a few years, now that accomodation is going down. Have really the potential for more.

    • Hostelworld: 6/10

    Every evening I was there, there were party’s going on until all hours of the morning with very loud music. 50 percent of the people hanging out at the hostel were not paying guests, and with no security at the hostel or anybody managing after hours, it felt unsafe. I myself had to go out and turn music down. On 2 occasions there was vomit filling the bathroom sink as well as all over the toilet and floor. I drove over broken beer bottles twice in the parking lot.

    • Tripadvisor: 4/5

    I found the host was very relaxed and helpful, providing friendly advice about local sights to see, especially the local beaches and the old whaling station. Unfortunately it was cut short by the intensifying Corvid-19 virus as I had to get back to NZ while I can before the airlines suspended flights.

    Six Degrees

    Do they offer or help with finding work?

    • No, they don't. Backpackers need to find jobs on their own.

    Contact info:

    • Address: 70 Stirling Terrace, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
    • Phone: (08) 9841 1466.
    • Email: enquiries@sixdegreesalbany.com.au
    • Website: https://albanymotelwa.com.au/

    How much does this hostel cost?

    • Standard Double or Twin Room, Shared Bathroom for around $37
    • Panoramic Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Shared Bathroom, Harbor View for around $49-$53

    Is this hostel located in a good area?

    • According to Google, this hostel has a location score of 4.8/5

    Excellent location overall for sightseeing, recreation, dining, and getting around

    • 4.8 Excellent for proximity to things to do
    • 5.0 Excellent for proximity to restaurants
    • 4.6 Excellent for proximity to transit
    • 2.8 Good for airport access
    • Hostelworld reviews give this property a 9.4/10 for their location.
    • Booking.com reviews give this property a 9.3/10 for their location.
    • Tripadvisor reviews give this property a 4.5/5 score for their location. 

    Is it clean?

    • 9 Google reviews mentioned this hostel's cleanliness, 44% of them scored this hostel’s cleanliness as favourable.
    • Hostelworld reviews give this property a 8.6/10 score for cleanliness 
    • Booking.com reviews give this property a 8.1/10 for cleanlinessTripadvisor reviews give this property a 4.5/5 score for cleanliness 
    • Travelocity reviews give this property a 4/5 score for cleanliness 
    • Expedia reviews give this property a 4/5 score for cleanliness 

    Are the staff helpful?

    • 74 Google reviews mentioned this hostel's service, 85 %of them scored this hostel’s service as favourable.
    • Hostelworld reviews give this property a 8.6/10 score for their service
    • Booking.com reviews give this property a 8.1/10 for service
    • Tripadvisor reviews give this property a 4.5/5 score for service 
    • Travelocity reviews give this property a 4.1/5 score for service and staff
    • Expedia reviews give this property a 4.1/5 score for service and staff

    Will your personal items feel secured?

    • This hostel is equipped with Security Lockers
    • Key Card Access
    • Hostelworld reviews give this property a 8.9/10 score for security.

    Rooms/Facilities:

    • Free WiFi
    • Free Parking
    • Nightclub
    • Games Room
    • Off street car-parking
    • High speed wi-fi
    • Flat screen television
    • Refrigerator
    • Heating
    • Tea and coffee
    • Separate shared bathrooms for ladies

    Reviews: 

    • Google: (4.2/5) Very Good
    • Hostelworld: (8.8/10) Fabulous
    • Booking.com: (8.2/10) Very Good
    • Tripadvisor: (4/5) Very Good
    • Travelocity: (3.7/5) Good
    • Wotif: (3.7/5)
    • Hotels.com: (7.3/10)

    Below are 5 of the most recent reviews for this property

    • Google: (1/5)

    In the 3 weeks I stayed there, my room was cleaned only onceaonce the bathroom decor is old and tatty. Also the noise of the trains early in the morning woke me up. The advertised fast WiFi was too slow until I mentioned it to management. I will not be staying there again.

    • Hostelworld: (9.4/10)

    Great hostel!! Super close to everything, easy to check in and had some delicious food at the bar downstairs! Everything was nice and clean, would stay again!! Just a little suggestion: the timer for the lights in the female toilets went a little fast, strongly recommend changing that so we feel more comfortable having a shower and using the toilet!

    • Booking.com (8/10)

    Nice staff, great location

    The owner was super nice and gave me a very comfortable room at the top floor with a nice view when my neighbor put there tv so loud I couldn’t hear my own thoughts. They also did room service which was great because of the corona virus. Very clean place.

    • Tripadvisor: (4/5)

    Great Location

    Love the location. Near to restaurants, shops and scenic sites. The room is big for three of us. Because it was cold, we had Aircond with heater. And it worked. There is a eatery restaurant next door. Good for family. We had a great time

    • Travelocity: (3/5)

    Had two meals one fish and chips salad looks a week old. One steak half cooked one end raw left half of it, still old salad. NOT GOOD FOOD i did tell the waitress but nothing was done.Room old but comfortable 47 stairs up and down killed me,, lol. They have a happy hour but the beer I wanted wasnt on it,, full price for hanns super,??? Staff not helpfull, couldnt care less altitude, check in was good, about the only thing that was good.

    Albany Bayview YHA

    Do they offer or help with finding work?

    • This hostel helps to find work. “Our hostel owns a fully licensed recruitment company ABP Seasonal Solutions www.abpseasonalsolutions.com.au; that provides a free comprehensive in-house job seek service to guests at the hostel. We have an extensive network of over 40 companies that take workers through our recruitment agency.”

    Contact info:

    • Address: 49 Duke Street Albany, WA, 6330
    • Email: albany@yha.com.au
    • Phone:(+618) 9842 3388
    • Hostel Manager:Jennie Halliman

    How much does this hostel cost?

    • 4 bed dorms for around $21 per night. 

    Is this hostel located in a good area?

    • According to Google, this hostel has a location score of 4.7/5

    Excellent location overall for sightseeing, recreation, dining, and getting around

    • 0.0 No nearby sightseeing options
    • 4.8 Excellent for proximity to restaurants
    • 4.5 Great for proximity to transit
    • 2.8 Good for airport access

    Is it clean?

    • 17 Google reviews mentioned this hostel's cleanliness, 82% of them scored this hostel’s cleanliness as favourable.
    • Booking.com reviews give this property a 7.4/10 for cleanliness
    • Wotif reviews give this property a 4.1/5 score for cleanliness 
    • Expedia reviews give this property a 4.1/5 score for cleanliness 

    Are the staff helpful?

    • 13 Google reviews mentioned this hostel's service, 85 %of them scored this hostel’s service as favourable.
    • Booking.com reviews give this property a 7.9/10 for their Service and Staff
    • Wotif reviews give this property a 4.2/5 score for their Service and Staff
    • Expedia reviews give this property a 4.2/5 score for their Service and Staff

    Will your personal items feel secured?

    • 24 Hour Security
    • This hostel is equipped with Luggage Storage
    • All dorm rooms have free lockers inside the rooms.

    Rooms/Facilities:

    • Barbeque
    • Bicycles
    • Disabled Access
    • Internet
    • Open Fireplace
    • Parking
    • Reading Room
    • Television
    • Tour Desk
    • Video
    • Washing Machine
    • Free Internet Access
    • Free Parking
    • Free WiFi

    Reviews: 

    • Google: (4/5) Very good 
    • Booking.com: (7.8/10) Good
    • Agoda: (7.9/10)
    • Wotif: (4/5)
    • Expedia: (4/5)
    • Hotels.com (8.5/10)

    Below are 5 of the most recent reviews for this property.

    Google: (4/5)

    Delightful manager, made my stay so pleasant.

    Google: (4/5)

    Booked a last minute room here and staff was very friendly. The hostel has a lot of art work painted on the walls and displayed. Love the vibe. Beds were comfy however there was no heater in the room so it was chilly. The toilet has its own room and you have to walk accross the hall to get to the showers to wash your hands

    Booking.com: 10/10

    It’s super central, the rooms are big, the beds very comfortable, the bathroom was clean. Free parking available.

    Expedia: (4/5)

    Convenient to all attractions. Old property but clean and comfortable

    Hotels.com: (10/10)

    Everything you needed and expected from a YHA. Good location - walk to everything local and drive to amazing beaches and sites

    Working Hostels Near Margaret River

    Margaret River Backpackers

    Do they offer or help with finding work?

    This hostel does help with finding work. “If you want to work our Work Desk will connect you to labour hire organisations who specialise in placing casual workers for local vineyards, hospitality, construction and tourism industries.”

    Contact info:

    How much does this hostel cost?

    • 8 bed dorms $30
    • 10 Bed dorms $30
    • 6 bed dorms $32.50
    • 4 bed dorms $32.50

    Is this hostel located in a good area?

    • According to Google, this hostel has a location score of 4.9/5

    Excellent location overall for sightseeing, recreation, dining, and getting around

    • 4.8 Excellent for proximity to things to do
    • 5.0 Excellent for proximity to restaurants
    • 4.8 Excellent for proximity to transit
    • 2.0 OK for airport access
    • Booking.com reviews give this property a 9.5/10 for their location. 

    Is it clean?

    • Booking.com reviews give this property a 8.1/10 for cleanliness. 
    • Tripadvisor reviews give this property a 4/5 score for cleanliness 

    Are the staff helpful?

    • 12 Google reviews mentioned this hostel's service, 75 %of them scored this hostel’s service as favourable.
    • Booking.com reviews give this property a 9.4/10 for their staff. 
    • Tripadvisor reviews give this property a 4.5/5 score for their service.  

    Rooms/Facilities:

    • Jobs Desk
    • wireless internet
    • large modern kitchen
    • dining room
    • relaxing common room/lounge
    • substantial recreational deck
    • BBQ
    • table tennis
    • on site parking
    • disabled access and facilities
    • music, videos, DVDs, TV
    • Laundry
    • CCTV
    • Foxtel
    • 3 large LCD TVs
    • Swipe card access
    • FREE WIFI/Internet

    Reviews: 

    • Google: (4/5) Very Good
    • Booking.com: (8.5/10) Very Good
    • Tripadvisor: (4/5) Very Good

    Below are 5 of the most recent reviews for this property.

    Google: (2/5)

    Nice hostel good location and mikki on the desk is super nice! Karl the manager on the desk is a really weird aggressive man who shouts at people for not cleaning dishes and also doesn't allow any drinking of alcohol whatsover. Good hostel but Karl makes it an unpleasant place

    Google: (3/5)

    A reasonable place to stay, cooking and laundry facilities available and you meet people passing through.

    Google: (5/5)

    This place has everything you need from a backpackers. The location is central to Margaret River town. Close to shops and transport.

    The only thing I would change is it could have had better pillows.

    Booking.com: (7.9/10)

    Great location, nice house and I met some cool people.

    The floor was a bit dirty.

    Tripadvisor: (4/5)

    Good base

    The hostel was a nice base to explore the region. On check in you get cutlery and plates. However in the kitchen everything is sticky. The bedrooms and bathrooms are clean. A recommendation for the hostel would be to provide a tea towel to dry your own kitchen ware. Overall good stay and friendly staff

    Inne Town Backpackers

    Do they offer or help with finding work?

    • Please contact the hostel to inquire about jobs.

    Contact info:

    • Address: 93 Bussell Hwy, Margaret River WA 6285, Australia
    • Phone: +61 1800 244 115

    How much does this hostel cost?

    • Contact this accommodation directly for prices. 

    Is this hostel located in a good area?

    • According to Google, this hostel has a location score of 4.8/5

    Excellent location overall for sightseeing, recreation, dining, and getting around

    • 4.6 Excellent for proximity to things to do
    • 5.0 Excellent for proximity to restaurants
    • 4.8 Excellent for proximity to transit
    • 2.0 OK for airport access
    • Hostelworld reviews give this property a 9/10 score for location
    • Tripadvisor reviews give this property a 4.5/5 for location

    Is it clean?

    • Hostelworld reviews give this property a 5.4/10 score for cleanliness 
    • Tripadvisor reviews give this property a 4/5 for cleanliness

    Are the staff helpful?

    • 6 Google reviews mentioned this hostel's service, 67% of them scored this hostel’s service as favourable.
    • Hostelworld reviews give this property a 7.7/10 score for staff
    • Tripadvisor reviews give this property a 4/5 for service

    Will your personal items feel secured?

    • Hostelworld reviews give this property a 6.1/10 score for security

    Rooms/Facilities:

    • Free Breakfast
    • Free Parking
    • Free WiFi
    • Common Room
    • Bicycle Parking
    • BBQ
    • Hot Showers
    • Self-Catering Facilities
    • Outdoor Terrace
    • Jobs Board
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
    • DVD's
    • Board Games

    Reviews: 

    • Google: (4/5) Very Good
    • Hostelworld: (6.6/10) Good
    • Tripadvisor: (4/5) Very Good

    Below are 5 of the most recent reviews for this property.

    Google: (5/5)

    The owner so very Kind

    Hostelworld: (5.1/10)

    Unfortunately the hostel isn't looked after well, very old not well maintained. The bathroom was fairly clean but only one working shower, common areas are dirty, smelly. No keys for the rooms and everyone can just enter the premises unnoticed from the back and easily access the rooms unseen. There is a dog living there which isn't mentioned anywhere, it is barking and growling at guests and behaves scary at times. Breakfast is basic, staff was nice, lots of weed being smoked all over.

    Hostelworld: (6.3/10)

    Really not the place to stay if you’re used to a standard of a YHA. If you are totally laid back, you’ll find the place to be charming but I wouldn’t recommend it. Felt more like a ramshackle university house and I’m past that. Limited facilities and worn out, people can easily walk in and out if they choose - it had looked as if someone had previously tried to break into the room we were staying in. No lockers available but we did have a lock on our door (twin bed private room).

    Tripadvisor: (3.5/5)

    I enjoyed my stay at this very chilled back packers. It is not luxury and is not clean (the kitchen and sofas outside are gross), but the other guests and staff are super friendly and welcoming.

    Kitchen and rooms were pretty untidy and you can tell the people staying here are mostly working in the area and here for a while. It's got a homey feel to it which is nice, but be prepared for messy/gross shared spaces.

    I felt safe here and everyone is happy to chat about the area and share info and tips on surf/wine/life! Bonus points for Holmes the dog.

    If you're on a budget and want to chill with interesting people, I recommend it; just relax your expectations of hygiene.

    Tripadvisor: (4/5)

    Australia’s OKist Hostel

    5 star location, 3 star hostel. There is nothing else in the Margaret River town which seems to be affordable for humble backpackers who want to stay in Margaret River Town. However the hostel itself I’d say was average. Can’t say I liked it, but it fit the purpose for 30 bucks a night in a 4 bed dorm. They have a nice dog too.

    Margaret River Lodge

    Do they offer or help with finding work?

    • This accomodation helps with finding work. “We can assist you in finding a job in the local vineyards and in any of a variety of casual bar and hospitality placements.”

    Contact info:

    How much does this hostel cost?

    • 8 bed dorms $30
    • 4 bed dorms $32
    • Double/twin $76
    • ensuite $87

    Is this hostel located in a good area?

    • According to Google, this hostel has a location score of 4.1/5

    Great location overall for sightseeing, recreation, dining, and getting around

    • 0.0 No nearby sightseeing options
    • 4.0 Great for proximity to restaurants
    • 0.0 No nearby transit options
    • 2.0 OK for airport access
    • Tripadvisor reviews give this property a 3.5/5 for location.

    Is it clean?

    • 13 Google reviews mentioned this hostel's cleanliness, 38% of them scored this hostel’s cleanliness as favourable.
    • Tripadvisor reviews give this property a 3/5 for cleanliness

    Are the staff helpful?

    • 9 Google reviews mentioned this hostel's service, 67 %of them scored this hostel’s service as favourable.
    • Tripadvisor reviews give this property a 4/5 for service.

    Rooms/Facilities:

    • Single, double, ensuite and dormitory, plus group and family rooms - a total of 100 beds in 26 rooms.
    • Wireless Internet
    • swimming pool
    •  large fully-equipped shared kitchen
    •  wood fire in main lounge for winter nights
    •  BBQ
    • DVDs
    • TV
    • arcade games
    • table tenni
    • pool table
    • bikes for hire
    • provide free transport to connecting buses

    Reviews: 

    • Google: (3.6/5) Good
    • Tripadvisor: (3/5) Average

    Below are 5 of the most recent reviews for this property.

    • Google: (5/5)

    Enjoyed our time here. Jools on reception was great and let us borrow bikes for free to try the nearest wineries. Decent accommodation with parking, good kitchen and clean toilet/shower blocks. Bit of a walk to the town but would have been happy to stay longer.

    • Google: (3/5)

    Nothing fancy at all, just clean and basic.

    • Google: (4/5)

    First impression: Nice staff, comfy beds, decent shower. The double bed rooms are further away from the busy part of the hostel, seperate kitchen in this part of the building. Price is a bit high for the standard, but hey we've only spent our first night here so actually I can't tell what else is here to find.

    • Tripadvisor: (1/5)

    Very bad, even for budget accommodation

    Had to book a last minute room in MR, and it was all that was left.

    Terrible standard for a reasonably priced private hostel room. Very dated and unclean furnishings and tiles loose in bathroom. Not a comfortable sleep at all. Friendly staff was about the only pro. Needs a serious make over.

    • Tripadvisor: (1/5)

    Awful!

    Would not recommend this lodge. While I didn’t have high expectations this place is awful. Staff were very friendly and helpful and that was the highlight. The family room was filthy, smelly and overpriced. The mattress had a sink hole in the middle of it! I will be having the longest shower of my life when I leave here.

    Working Hostels Near Mt Barker

    Kendenup Cottages and Lodge

    Do they offer or help with finding work?

    Please contact the hostel to inquire about jobs.

    Contact info:

    • Address: 217 Moorilup Rd, Kendenup WA 6323
    • Phone: +61 8 9851 4233
    • Website: https://www.kendenup.com/
    • Email: kendenupcottages@hotmail.com

    How much does this hostel cost?

    • Around $76-83 for shared rooms.

    Is this hostel located in a good area?

    • According to Google, this hostel has a location score of 3.1/5

    Good location overall for sightseeing, recreation, dining, and getting around

    • 2.7 Good for proximity to things to do
    • 3.6 Great for proximity to restaurants
    • 0.0 No nearby transit options
    • 2.3 OK for airport access

    Is it clean?

    • Booking.com reviews give this property a 8.9/10 for cleanliness. 
    • 5 Google reviews mentioned this hostel's cleanliness, 100% of them scored this hostel’s cleanliness as favourable.

    Are the staff helpful?

    • 11 Google reviews mentioned this hostel's service, 91% of them scored this hostel’s service as favourable.
    • Booking.com reviews give this property a 8.8/10 for their staff. 
    • Hotels.com reviews give this property a 9.4/10 for their service. 

    Will your personal items feel secured?

    • For security, they have CCTVs outside property and in common areas

    Rooms/Facilities:

    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Family rooms
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Air conditioning
    • Heating
    • Picnic area
    • Outdoor furniture
    • BBQ facilities
    • Garden
    • Barbecue
    • WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.

    Reviews: 

    • Google: (4.6/5)
    • Booking.com: (8.6/10)
    • Agoda: (7.6/10)
    • Wotif: (4.2/5)
    • Hotels.com: (8.6/10)

    Below are 5 of the most recent reviews for this property.

    Google: (5/5)

    The owners are wonderful, they cant help you enough 😊. The food is delicious 🤩😋

    Booking.com: (6.7/10)

    Clean and comfortable. Nice lounge area very homely..

    Restaurant was really cold. No bedside light. Limited power points in room..

    Agoda: (6.4/10)

    Pros: lovely spot out in the countryside that was quiet and peaceful. Able to use full kitchen to cook dinner. Nice to walk around farm on arrival.

    Cons: a distance from town, wifi hard to access, cleanliness could be a little better (there’s a dead frog under one of the bunk beds).

    Wotif: (5/5)

    Loved it . Lovely people, great room and kitchen area. Great bar and restaurant . Perfect spot to explore the Stirling ranges . Even mountain bikes to head off on the beaut country lanes .. lovely

    Hotels.com: (10/10)

    Peacefull and friendly managment,situated in the lovely WA country side

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