1201 East Backpackers
About 1201 East Backpackers
195 Hay Street East
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We are a traditional hostel with the best location in Perth.
1201 East Backpackers is your start off for to go around in Australia.
You will make friends easily, considering 1201 Backpackers your home from home. Just join our family of backpackers from all over the world. In our XANDER BAR we have got a lot of dancing nights or movie nights to fulfil a culture atmosphere. Bring your instrument or juggle balls and have your performance in our backyard or XANDER BAR.
It is the easy for you to come by car from the highway, by train with the Indian Pacific across the country side or from the Domestic Airport and International Airport.
If you are here at 1201 East Backpackers you can walk down on Hay Street to the mall in a couple of minutes or you use the unique free bus connection. There are many bus lines like the Red Cat circle line.
The Weather and the beaches are the winner
Perth by the way is the sunniest city in Australia. With its pleasant climate in Summer and mild days in Winter is Perth the winner making your stay enjoyable. The ongoing breeze through gives Perth a healthy environment. Fabulous beaches and Swan River gives you the first impression what WA is like
We offer clean, spacious dorms and bedrooms where our guests have enough space for themselves and their kit. A great selection of different bedding configuration for every taste and budget is available as well as a comfortable bed for that good sleep, regardless of the time of day.
You can cook that special meal or just a sandwich in our well-equipped kitchen, each of our guests gets their personal plates, cups and cutlery so no one has to share. The dining room is large enough for a banquet of thirty and small enough for that intimate dinner for two.
XANDER BAR, located in the basement, is the social hub of the hostel where everyone knows your name. Guests chat, play pool, table tennis or darts, drink, dance or watch TV
There are two supermarkets, a post office, two bottle shops, hotels and bars, night clubs and many restaurants all nearby. The Swan River, the Western Australian cricket grounds are also just seconds away from our front door.
When you eventually leave Perth your fondest memories of this town will include the fun, friends and the great times you had at 1201 East Backpackers.
Our hostel consists of 4, 6, and 10-bed (single and mixed sex) dorms as well as doubles, triples, twins, and singles. All beds have linen, blankets and pillows supplied and all rooms are air conditioned.
- Free pickup from the airports, train station and bus ports (conditions apply)
- Job and sale board with help in finding work
- Airport Transfer
- Lovely hot showers
- Pool/snooker table
- TV/lounge area
For the budget conscious we also provide free tea and coffee, free in house videos and book exchange library, free use of our pool table, games, BBQ and more.
And for those who enjoy the nightlife we have free passes to many of Perth's hotspots.
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Travel Desk/Travel Info
1201 East Backpackers is located at 195 Hay Street, between Plain and Bennet Streets. We are directly across the road from the Perth City Hotel and next to the Eastside Cafe and Mantra Hotel.
For flights to the Perth International Airport a privately owned shuttle bus will bring you right to our front door. The prices are very competitive and the shuttle bus departs at hourly intervals.
The privately owned shuttle bus departs from the domestic airport at hourly intervals. The domestic airport also offers a public bus the number 37 that will take you into the CBD and one street from 1201 East Backpackers.
For bus and train travellers the Red Cat (free bus) will take you to within a minute walk from the Hostel. If you get off at the Queen's Gardens bus stop, cross the street and walk towards the Saville hotel we are located 10 metres before.
For further directions please contact us.