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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I stayed at Wickham Retreat for five days while visiting Perth. I found it through my Lonely Planet book. Chris, the manager was very helpful and polite and showed me around the hostel. This is one of the only hostels where I really felt at home. Everyone that was staying here was so friendly; we asked each other about our...

Thank RayBarnetso
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Was there for 7 days. Free milk, bread and cereal was a great service. Staff were very helpful. Great public transport links into the city. A more relaxed environment and I would like to see more hostels like this.

Thank newvic2
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

I just stayed for one Night, but was time enough to appreciate how good this hostel is! The staff is great, the facilities are really good, make you feel like at home! Close to many different bus stops, parks and shops. Very good to recommend!!

Thank U7078ZScristinap
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Perth was my first stop in Australia and I'm glad I stayed at this hostel for those 2 or 3 weeks. Hostels are the best place to meet/make friends, and this was a good hostel. Every week there was a free BBQ and sandwich night which helps those who are traveling on a budget! The rooms are a little small...

Thank Graeme W
Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 15 February 2016

One of the best hostel experiences I have ever had. You pay a little bit more than the average hostel, but the quality of this stay makes it worth it. Lots of free food, great advice from staff, and friendly people on staff. Felt like home!

Thank juvenescences
Reviewed 14 February 2016

I stayed at this hostel for a month in December and it was so good that I had to come back. There is no other hostel in Perth like it! You can save so much money on food, they do free sandwich days twice a week and BBQs in the summer. The rooms are very homely and the general atmosphere...

1Thank williamsonrosie
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

I've just travelled the East Coast and Perth was just a stop off on my home for a few days...definitely wish I was staying here longer at this hostel. It's such a great place to be, everyone is friendly and respectful of each other. It's the first real trustworthy sort of place I've stayed and felt so comfortable in. And...

Thank Tamaryn G
Sardinia, Italy
Reviewed 15 October 2015

I spent a month in this hostel no long time ago and I came back once in a while and every time I left I felt sad like I was leaving home. Charlie (owner) is a lovely guy always smiling, he cares about guests and he wants to be sure everybody is happy there. Price can discourage some people to...

Thank Ant F
Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Reviewed 15 October 2015

It's the best hostel I've stayed in! It's a small place so you get to know everyone really soon. The owner, manager and staff look after everyone and helped me a lot with every question I had. They did a great BBQ during my stay and the greatest thing was, it was all for free. It's the best way to...

Thank Milena F
perthcharlie, Owner at Wickham Retreat Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and hope to see you back one day. Charlie

Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

Everything in this hostel is very good! Because I had an unexpected delay I arrived in the middle of the night. The hostel was very welcoming to me. Every day free breakfast and tuesday free sandwich night and on wednesday they organize a free bbq. The people who live and work in the hostel make you feel at home. I...

Thank Renée v

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Are you tired of all the added costs of backpacking? Then come and stay with us! Our prices include it all. Lots of food - tuesday and Friday sandwich night We also provide breakfast cereals, jams, milk, margarine, bread, pasta, rice, tea, coffee, sugar etc. Computer use and Wi-Fi are free and also the same for the washing machines including powder. All bedrooms now have Air Con! From Nov-march Our clean and fresh rooms have a funky modern twist, with beds made prior to your arrival. We offer two types of rooms, four bed five and six bed dorms. Stay with us and relax in our fully-restored federation-style house with a large sweeping veranda at the front accessible directly from your bedroom, It's perfect for that morning cup of tea or afternoon beer to relax with. Our bathrooms are clean and newly-renovated, while the original wooden floors of our house have been restored and are teamed with the original high ceilings. Our rates also include linen and towels.. We have a great small team of staff who are there to help in anyway they can so you can be sure to feel safe and receive friendly and helpful service. We're your home away from home! Please note that guests must be 18+ unless accompanied by their parents or guardians. We are not a late night party hostel so getting a good nights sleep is never a problem. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wickham Retreat Backpackers

Address: 25/27 Wickham St, Perth, Western Australia 6004, Australia
Region: Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Perth > East Perth
Price Range: $29 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Ask for the treehouse, it was basic but very comfortable!”
 of 5 bubbles W737JLamandas, 18 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Blue room for females”
 of 5 bubbles 79lesleyf, 20 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Red or green rooms”
 of 5 bubbles thejournalist, 23 Jun 2014 | Read review
“They are all good”
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  • great pool table
 of 5 bubbles whitley19672014, 7 Mar 2014 | Read review
“4 bed rooms less crowded”
 of 5 bubbles flamegoddess, 4 Feb 2014 | Read review
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