Awarded with 2013-2019 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and Hall of Fame Awards, 1849 Backpackers Albany is located in the center of Albany and overlooking Princess Royal Harbor and Anzac Peace Park. The property features free unlimited WiFi and a spacious guest lounge with cable TV including sport and movie channels.

All rooms at Albany 1849 Backpackers Hotel offer access to shared bathroom and laundry facilities.

The property offers 1 commercial guest kitchen. Guests can enjoy the sun terrace and gardens with BBQ facilities, relax in the games room or play a game on the grass soccer pitch and volleyball court. Guests can make use of a covered street theater stage with lighting and musical instruments.

1849 Backpackers Albany is located a short stroll from the shops, restaurants, cafes and pubs in the town center. Mount Clarence and Mount Melville are both a 5-minute drive away. Free parking is available on site.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

1849 Backpackers Albany has been welcoming guests since Apr 13, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Free Parking Available On Site


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose 1849 Backpackers Albany

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    We could yes.
    Answered on December 3, 2019
  • I'm booked in to stay at the hostel this weekend and was wondering if there was anywhere I could lock up a couple of bikes while I'm there?
    Hello, yes we have an area available to lock up a couple of bikes, this should not be a problem at all.
    Answered on February 28, 2020
  • Is it quiet at night?
    Yes, it is quiet at night. The common room is closed to drinking from 10pm-6am.
    Answered on August 1, 2019
  • Is kitchen shared or private
    Hi, it is a fully equipped shared kitchen
    Answered on November 18, 2020
  • Can we use the kitchen?
    hi there, yes there is a fully equipped kitchen including fridge/freezer for guest to use. Regards 1849 Backpackers Team
    Answered on October 26, 2020
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Amenities of 1849 Backpackers Albany
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Badminton equipment
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Darts
  • Pool table
  • Game room
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French

House rules 1849 Backpackers Albany takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


5:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
6+ years
Extra bed by request
AUD 33 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Eftpos 1849 Backpackers Albany accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that there is a 1.9% charge when you pay with a credit card.

Please inform 1849 Backpackers Albany of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about 1849 Backpackers Albany

  • Guests staying at 1849 Backpackers Albany can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • À la carte

  • 1849 Backpackers Albany is 1,150 feet from the center of Albany.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to 1849 Backpackers Albany by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 15min

  • 1849 Backpackers Albany offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Darts
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Badminton equipment
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • The nearest beach is 800 feet from 1849 Backpackers Albany.

  • Check-in at 1849 Backpackers Albany is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The prices at 1849 Backpackers Albany may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.