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Just a 10-minute drive from Broome town center, Cable Beach Backpackers features an outdoor swimming pool, BBQ facilities and an onsite bar. Guests can relax and mingle in the tropical, open-air courtyard, and enjoy evening entertainment.

Cable Beach Backpackers Hostel is a 10-minute walk from Cable Beach, famous for sunset camel rides. Broome International Airport is a 10-minute drive away. Local shops are only a short walk away.

The property offers basic dormitory style and simple private rooms. Some feature air-conditioning and fans. They have access to shared bathroom and toilet facilities.

Guests can socialize in the shared lounge area and enjoy a game of table tennis. There is also a shared kitchen and free local shuttle bus. Surfboard, scooter and bike hire can be arranged.

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

Cable Beach Backpackers has been welcoming guests since Sep 13, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

Free Private 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.
Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.
Property questions and answers
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  • Can you book a single room ?
    Yes! We have a double room or you can book an entire 4 bed dorm to yourself as a private.
    Answered on 24 April 2022
  • How can I get to the closest beach from the property?
    It's a very short walk to Cable Beach! We have an awesome location.
    Answered on 21 December 2020
  • It’s ok for a fit 64 woman travel alone over there?
    Hello Yes absolutely! Although we are an 18+ venue, and our facilities and activities cater for 18-35ish year olds, we are happy to have anyone that ..
    Answered on 28 July 2022
  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?
    Hello Thank you for your question. We don't have lockers in the rooms, but we have a lock-box in reception where you can keep your valuables.
    Answered on 27 January 2021
  • Hello, would you have a double room available for Monday 22 may 2023.
    Hi, thanks for your enquiry. Unfortunately our private room is already booked from the 21st until the 23rd of May. We do have shared 4 bed dorms avail..
    Answered on 2 November 2022
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Amenities of Cable Beach Backpackers
Most popular amenities
Outdoor swimming pool
Free WiFi
Free parking
Non-smoking rooms
Facilities for disabled guests
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Garden view
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Beach
  • Badminton equipment
  • Evening entertainment
  • Darts
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
    Additional charge
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Adults only
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Fan
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French

House rules

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From 12:00 PM to 9:30 PM


From 9:00 AM to 10:30 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 not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

Check-in is only possible for guests between 18 and 35 years old


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Cash Cable Beach Backpackers accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.

FAQs about Cable Beach Backpackers

  • Cable Beach Backpackers is 1.8 miles from the center of Broome.

  • The nearest beach is 800 feet from Cable Beach Backpackers.

  • Cable Beach Backpackers offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Ping-pong
    • Darts
    • Evening entertainment
    • Happy hour
    • Beach
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Badminton equipment
    • Movie nights
    • Swimming pool
    • Live music/Performance

  • Check-in at Cable Beach Backpackers is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

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

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.