- Don't delay book now be part of history today, choose to stay at The Old Swan Barracks undoubtedly the best value accommodation in Perth.
Come and experience a stay in one of Perth's most unique Heritage Buildings!
The Swan Barracks was built in 1896 and the central stone tower and enormous drill hall behind it have the distinction of being the oldest buildings in Northbridge. In January 2008 the buildings were subject to a massive internal upgrading - totally geared towards the ongoing comfort of our international visitors. The blend of modern facilities within this majestic and imposing building now provide the visitor with a sense of history as well as a comfortable stay in what is a very bright and atmospheric environment.
The Old Swan Barracks is a 240 bed backpackers in the heart of Perth in the Northbridge entertainment area. The Hostel has 24 hour Reception and is situated within a 5-minute walk from the city centre and just a couple of minutes from Perth’s rail and bus terminals. The Old Swan Barracks offers quality accommodation and fantastic facilities at very affordable prices. A wide variety of accommodation is on offer from 12 bed dorms to private rooms. Friendly service and complimentary breakfast is offered to everyone staying at The Old Swan Barracks. The Old Swan Barracks has been a finalist for the Golden Backpacks Best Hostel Accommodation in Western Australia for 2008, 2009 and most recently 2010.
Our fantastic facilities include two TV rooms and a spacious bar area with 4 pool tables and nightly entertainment to guarantee our guests have a good time. Nightly entertainment includes Themed Parties, Pool competitions, Twister, Bingo, Quiz nights and of course our famous $3 Burger Salad and Chips –night every Thursday. The Barracks Bar provides a unique social area in our Great Hall and one can sit around our illuminated whisky barrels and enjoy superb cold draught beer and a wide variety of Australian wines and beverages. A team of friendly staff are on hand to give advice and help and do everything possible to make your stay enjoyable. The Old Swan Barracks is a great place to meet fellow travellers.
Fresh, clean linen is provided for all beds. ur great team of housekeeping staff is committed to good overall cleanliness of the hostel.
The Old Swan Barracks is conveniently located within minutes of the City Centre, Post Office, Supermarket and a great variety of restaurants and bars .It is also within easy reach from the airport and is serviced by the Airport Shuttle which stops right at the Hostel Main entrance. The train and bus terminals are right next to us so it is easy to get to the beach or anywhere in Perth. There is an ATM in the premises. Breakfast is provided free of charge and consists of cereals/toast/jams/tea/coffee. Milk and juice can be purchased at Reception. Our 24-hour reception makes it easy for those arriving late and there is always a Manager on Duty.
The Old Swan Barracks