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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

After making my way through 5 different Hostels in Perth, finding this one was like a diamond on the ruff. Great place to meet friendly people, kitchens are full of everything you'll ever need, beds are clean and tidy, wall to wall posters giving it a huge amount of character, free laundry, great pool table that brings everyone together for... More 

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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

If you prefer smaller hostels where you acutually meet other travelers wickham retreat is it! Its more of a shared hourse and pretty chilled since there are a few rules to drinking, but you can always have a few drinks and then go out. Free breakfast is nice (peanutbutter, jam, milk, cereal and bread) and there was a free pizza... More 

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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I only stayed here for 1 night but I wished I'd been able to stay longer. It's a hostel that feels like a home. Charlie was really friendly and helpful. There are plenty of socialising areas and a really good kitchen area. The free breakfast is a nice touch. I would definitely stay here again.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

What an awesome place! I have only good things to say. We were offered a free house-wide pizza dinner the day we arrived which made for a memorable start to our stay. The house has a mellow and friendly atmosphere with all around good people. The staff are great, so hospitable. Charlie is a really stand up guy and goes... More 

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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

This hostel has a warm and welcoming vibe to it that makes for a homely spot. The staff are friendly and the kitchens and bathrooms are kept nice and tidy. Though repairs were needed in several spots over the course of my stay, they were all dealt with in a timely manner.

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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

I just slept one night at Wickham retreat and it was a great warm sleep (finally) :) Moreover the manager cooked rice and curry for everybody that night and it was sooo good! Breakfast is good and free and I could also do my laundry for free, which saved me some dollars. If I ever come back to Perth I... More 

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Reviewed 30 June 2016

Coming from South East Asia hostels in Australia seemed so expensive, however this hostel at 30$ seemed pretty reasonable. I later found out the value was very worth it. There was multiple hanging out areas with pool tables, free computer with internet access, free wifi, and a quiet area with books as well. There was showers and a nice kitchen... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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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... More 

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Thank RayBarnetso
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12 reviews
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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.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 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!!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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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: €23 - €52 (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”
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“Red or green rooms”
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