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Cable Beach Backpackers

12 Sanctuary Road


We want you to enjoy a great relaxed, casual and friendly atmosphere so, while you are here, Cable Beach Backpackers is your home away from home! Accommodation is basic dormitory style with both female and male only and mixed dorm rooms available with shared communal bathrooms. Some doubles and singles are available on request. Rooms are basic and very clean. All rooms open onto undercover open verandah breezeways either looking onto open garden courtyard & tropical pool or onto our palm garden boundaries. Facilities include a cheap on-site bar with regular themed party nights and bar games to win prizes, pool table with comps, table tennis table, large screen TV, huge open outdoor communal dining area and courtyard with free use of bbq’s, great pool with sun chairs, massive kitchen with commercial sized fridges and gas cook tops, laundry with washers & dryer and lots of lines, great communal bathrooms with lots of showers and toilets, internet kiosk & Wi-Fi, free sausage sizzle nights, free rice nights, free hotdog nights, free shuttle bus to town and free airport pick-up . Free on-site parking. Cable Beach Backpackers representing excellent value for money for the budget traveller wanting a genuine backpacker experience!


  • 24 Hour Security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Ironing board
  • Jobs Board
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • PlayStation
  • Pool Table
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Utensils
  • Washing machine
  • Wii



Traveler Reviews

“Friendly staff, close to the beach, sociable”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on May 27, 2018

Keiran & Wardy who staff the hostel are super friendly & helpful. Go out of their way to make sure you have a good stay. Cool theme nights, very sociable if you’re travelling alone or with a friend...

“Money Scam and Rude Staff”

Rating: 2 Reviewed on May 23, 2018

I spent two weeks at this hostel, the first of which was booked online at $25 a night for a bed. As my friend and I found ourselves staying in Broome longer for work, we booked the room for another...

“Great place for a quick stop over ”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on March 15, 2018

Stayed in an aircon dorm room for one night after 8 days on the road in a swag. Stoked to be nice and cool and have a bed for the night before heading off again the next day. Stayed here March 2017...


If you are staying with us for two or more nights and arrive during office hours, we will collect you from the airport or bus terminal for free. Please call our freecall number 1800 655 011 once you arrive into Broome, and we will then come and collect you.


Until 48 hours prior to arrival we accept your cancellation without any charge. For later cancellations and we'll charge one night to your credit card. Same day cancellations & 'no-shows' will be charged 50% of total booking cost. Sorry, there are no refunds once you arrive or once your booking has commenced. Pre-paid booking cancellations will be charged an administration fee of 20% outside 48 hours, inside 48 hrs will incur 50% costs.

Cable Beach Backpackers is fully licensed, so guys, that means no BYO. It's not all bad, instead...you get to hang-out, mix & mingle, swill & chill in a great, friendly, relaxed atmosphere while you purchase cheap drinks from our very own bar!