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 8.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Breakfast Info

Halal, Kosher

Free Private Parking Available On Site


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 twin bed
and
1 full bed
1 sofa bed
and
1 queen bed
1 full bed
and
1 bunk bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.2
Facilities
6.4
Cleanliness
6.6
Comfort
6.6
Value for money
6.9
Location
8.7
Free Wifi
6.7
Low score for Albany
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Area info

Amenities of 1849 Backpackers Albany

Most popular amenities
  • Free Wifi
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness center
Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shared bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
  • Beach
  • Badminton equipment
  • Tennis equipment
  • Evening entertainment
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Snorkeling
    Off-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
    Off-site
  • Darts
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
  • Game room
  • Fishing
    Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
Internet
Wifi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is needed).
  • Valet parking
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
    Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
    Additional charge
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Grocery deliveries
    Additional charge
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Spa
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Irish
  • Italian

House rules

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

Check-in

From 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM

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

Check-out

From 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

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 will be charged as 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 upon request
Free
6+ years
Extra bed upon request
AUD 33 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

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

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

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

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.

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.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

FAQs about 1849 Backpackers Albany

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

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

    • Fitness center
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Snorkeling
    • Ping-pong
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Darts
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Tennis equipment
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Bicycle rental
    • Movie nights
    • Badminton equipment
    • Beach
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Walking tours
    • Live music/Performance
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • 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.

  • The nearest beach is 800 feet from 1849 Backpackers Albany. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • 1849 Backpackers Albany is 1,150 feet from the center of Albany. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at 1849 Backpackers Albany can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Halal
    • Kosher