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3.5/5 Good
49 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included


Explore the area

Popular LocationGrange Beach9 min drive
Popular LocationHenley Beach10 min drive
Popular LocationHindmarsh Stadium11 min drive
AirportAdelaide, SA (ADL)17 min drive

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  • Standard Double Room (with Bunk)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsStandard Double Room (with Bunk)
  • Shared Dormitory, Men only (8 Bed)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 6
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Men only (8 Bed)
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only (8 Bed)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 6
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Women only (8 Bed)
  • Standard Double Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsStandard Double Room
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (8 Bed)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (8 Bed)
  • Family Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsFamily Room

About this area


Located in Adelaide, Port Adelaide Backpackers is connected to a shopping centre. Rundle Mall and Adelaide Central Market are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Henley Beach and Grange Beach. Check out an event or a game at Adelaide Oval, and consider making time for Adelaide Zoo, a top attraction not to be missed.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Grange Beach - 9 min drive
  • Henley Beach - 10 min drive
  • Hindmarsh Stadium - 11 min drive
  • Adelaide Entertainment Centre - 12 min drive
  • Royal Adelaide Hospital - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Port Adelaide Station - 11 min walk
  • Adelaide, SA (ADL) - 17 min drive

About this property

Port Adelaide Backpackers

Waterfront hostel connected to a shopping centre in Adelaide with free parking
A bar/lounge, laundry facilities and a library are available at this smoke-free hostel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include tour/ticket assistance and barbecues. All 20 rooms offer wireless Internet access (surcharge).
Port Adelaide Backpackers offers 20 forms of accommodation. This Adelaide hostel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Guests have access to shared bathrooms.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking

Food and drink

  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities


  • Library

Guest services

  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance


  • BBQ grill(s)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Shared bathroom

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access



Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 7:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property for check-in information


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 100.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Property is also known as

Port Adelaide Backpackers Hostel
Port Adelaide Backpackers

Frequently asked questions

Is this hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much does it cost to stay at Port Adelaide Backpackers?
As of 11 Aug 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Port Adelaide Backpackers on 23 Aug 2020 start from NZ$54, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
How much is parking at Port Adelaide Backpackers?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this hostel?
Check-in begins at 2 PM.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Port Adelaide Backpackers located?
Located in Port Adelaide, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of South Australian Maritime Museum and Australian Museum of Childhood. Semaphore Jetty and The Semaphore Waterslide Complex are also within 2 miles (3 km). Port Adelaide Station is 11 minutes by foot and Port Adelaide Ethelton Station is 12 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Port Adelaide Backpackers

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A good place to stay

Nice, clean, 30 min walking from beach

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Excellent value for money. I paid a little extra to get a room to myself; if I'd taken a shared room it would have been even more outstanding value for money. I had a car; parking was on-street, but easy to find {although the whole of the location was very quiet}.

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
ood clean well run accommodation

friendly easygoing place to stay for a while, nice people , Derek the manager is very helpful and accomodating giving consideration to each individual's needs, happy to stay here anytime in future as needed.

Stayed 5 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities

A towel should be provided for dorm stayers, not very good at informing where all areas are and what facilities the place offers. Didn't know where I could smoke as well as where I could do laundry or make a tea. No one was around at the time I needed to know these.

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020


  • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Virchal reception was feeling weird... an Asian young girl located overseas checked me in on the screen... Really difficult to communicate with her Otherwise nobody working there so some Backpacker’s guided me for the facility... Condition was poor. Bathroom, kitchen etc were yucky

Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019