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Gold Dust Backpack Hostel

192 hay street


We have 27 rooms, clean and yet, simple. All linen is supplied. Tracy the current manager is friendly and is happy to share tips and her knowledge with you. We have fully equipped kitchen with everything thee to make your meals - the kitchen is a great meeting point to have a laugh, relax and share stories with other travellers. The rooms are clean. We have single sex bathroom facilities. Two lounges are available to enjoy, an outdoor area to enjoy a BBQ meal and a swimming pool is available to use during the hot summer months. We want you to enjoy your stay - so that you can do your own thing or if you want to meet other travellers you can join in on our activities at the hostel.


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Parking
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels Included
  • Utensils
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Accessible



Traveler Reviews

“Great place, Lovely owners, all facilities”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on February 25, 2019

I've been there for more than 2 months. 2 min walk from the main street, really good Wifi Bathrooms and kitchen are clean, cleaned daily and sometime by they owners themselves. I've got a really...

“Great Goldfields Accommodation”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on December 04, 2018

This charming hostel has everything you could need where facilities are concerned and is handy to train station, shops, pubs, restaurants, visitor centre etc. The managers are particularly...

“New Management! Great stay. Thanks Jan & Rad - very enthusiastic!”

Rating: 4 Reviewed on November 27, 2018

Gold Dust YHA is iconic & under new, energetic management. I had the pleasure of staying late October-early November 2018. The location is close to town, has free Wi-Fi, pick up & drop off transport...


Travelling by car coming from Perth head down the Great Eastern Highway until you get to Lionel street. Turn at the lights by the BP Service station and drive down a block and turn onto Hay street. We are right there.


24 hour cancellation policy is in place for what ever reason. Either verbally or email is accepted. A confirmation email is usually written back to confirm any changes required.