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Backpack Oz - Hostel, Adelaide, Australia

2.5-star2.5 stars
144 Wakefield Street, Adelaide, SA, 5000, Australia

Hostel with bar/lounge, near Rundle Mall
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here


Great location
Best value for money
Fantastic service
Regular internet service
45See all 45 reviews
From 163 reviews

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Backpack Oz - Hostel, Adelaide, Australia

from NZ$70
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only (6 Bed Female Dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory (12 Bed Mixed Dorm)
  • Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Shared Bathroom, City View
  • Single Room, 1 Double Bed, Shared Bathroom
  • Triple Room, 1 Bedroom, Shared Bathroom
  • Twin Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (4 Bed Mixed Dorm)

What’s around Backpack Oz - Hostel, Adelaide, Australia


  • In Adelaide Central Business District
  • Rundle Mall - 12 min walk
  • Adelaide Oval - 25 min walk
  • Victoria Square - 8 min walk
  • Adelaide Central Market - 11 min walk
  • University of Adelaide - 13 min walk
  • Adelaide Casino - 20 min walk
  • Adelaide Botanic Gardens - 22 min walk

Getting around

  • Adelaide, SA (ADL) - 18 min drive
  • Pirie Street Tram Station - 11 min walk
  • Adelaide Station - 19 min walk
  • Adelaide Showground Station - 8 min drive
  • Onsite parking not available
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 13 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time 1:30 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle *


  • No parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Bar/lounge
  • Free reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Free bicycles nearby
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
Languages Spoken
  • Dutch
  • English
  • German

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared accommodations

Backpack Oz - Hostel, Adelaide, Australia’s small print

Also known as

  • Backpack Oz Hostel Adelaide
  • Backpack Oz Hostel
  • Backpack Oz Adelaide
  • Backpack Oz


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Towels/sheets: AUD 2 per person, per stay

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

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

Recent reviews

Good 7.6 From 45 reviews

Backpack Oz - Hostel, Adelaide, Australia
good location
very basic room, no free towel, sampoon ... breakfast finishes at 9 AM then they will collect foods and you have nothing to eat if you are late Good location. Victoria square and Rundle Mall on walking distance
Thu Huong, vn3 night family trip
Backpack Oz - Hostel, Adelaide, Australia
Good location but thats it, I was late for the check-in but I have contacted for that and the staff forgot to send me the access code to open the door that was closed when I'm arrived. Also the 13 shared guestrooms is not very confortable and to tiny, no place for the stuffs. Even if my stuffs was on my bed, the staff has change the sheets and all my stuffs from the bed when I was outside.
, gb2 night trip
Backpack Oz - Hostel, Adelaide, Australia
I found the atmosphere very comforting. Great place to stay on a trip from a regional area. Cheers and thanks Barbara
Barbara, au1 night trip
Backpack Oz - Hostel, Adelaide, Australia
Fun Tuesday night
Dinner and game night provided. Living room is good for hanging around.
Cuong, as1 night trip
Backpack Oz - Hostel, Adelaide, Australia
Very Good8.0
Twelve Man Cave
The Hostel was good. I stayed in a room called Cave. It was a 12 person room. I stayed short term. If you plan to stay longer, I recommend a smaller room. The larger room itself was good. Warm but a little messy due to other guests. The location is great and they have free bikes up for grabs (daily). Wifi could have been better.
Ciaran, ie3 night trip

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Backpack Oz - Hostel, Adelaide, Australia

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