Backpacker Hostels in Albany, Australia

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Get to know Albany (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Albany.

Albany is a relatively large town located in the South West of Western Australia. The town is the oldest European settlement in the state, with many old colonial buildings still found near the foreshore of the historic precinct, many of which have been left to decay.

In contrast to the colonial buildings, there is a modern waterfront area, with many new shopping centers and malls, a range of restaurants, cafes, bars, and fast food chains. Albany is also home to a stretch of white sandy beaches, and many coastal walking and cycling trails. There are also several museums, art galleries, and information centers. Diving is also a popular activity, and many dive shops can be found along the waterfront, offering anything from half-day dive trips to PADI diving licenses.

There a several budget accommodation options, the most popular of which is hostels in Albany. There are hostels in Albany to suit all types of travelers and their needs, with anything from party hostels to more relaxed, laid-back hostels. Most Albany hostels provide a choice of either a dorm or private room with shared bathroom and access to hot water. Most hostels in Albany have spacious communal areas, with a fully equipped kitchen. Restaurants in Albany, and within the whole of Western Australia are expensive in comparison to most other countries, so if traveling on a budget it is worth finding an Albany hostel with a communal kitchen so you can cook meals at the hostel to save on unnecessary expenses. Some Albany hostels also provide additional extras, such as free coffee and tea, complimentary breakfast, free car parking, and free Wi-Fi or internet.

Written by local enthusiast for Albany hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Albany hostels Kelly Sheldrick

FAQ about Albany Hostels

We've collected the most common questions for hostels in Albany. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Albany costs $26 for a dorm. A private room in a hostel in Albany costs $63. (based on price comparison)
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Albany Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Albany, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
2 Total number of hostels
$26 Average dorm price
$63 Average private room price
$26 Cheapest hostel in Albany
Duke of Albany Lodge is the cheapest
7 Average rating of all hostels

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Travel Tips for Albany - from the Community

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