Welcome to The Witch’s Hat Backpackers

The Witch’s Hat is one of the most popular backpacker hostels in Perth and Western Australia. We are a relaxed, clean, comfortable and characterful modern backpackers. The Witch’s Hat is a beautifully restored federation style house on a quiet street in Northbridge, just a short walk to the CBD and the lively Northbridge entertainment hub.

We have won many awards, most recently Best Accommodation in WA in both the Golden Backpack Awards and the Adventure Travel Awards in 2014.

Events: The Witch’s Hat and it’s sister hostels The Emperor’s Crown and Shannon House are the only hostels in Perth with a dedicated events manager. The frequency, variety and quality of events gives our hostels a valuable point of difference in Perth. Anthea runs daily entertaining events which are heaps of fun and make meeting new friends a breeze!

There are also fantastic prizes on offer such as bar cards, free tours and discounted tickets to Perth’s best attractions. She also runs larger parties, music nights and themed events for those special occasions such as New Years Eve, Australia Day and St. Patrick’s day. Check out our events page and social media channels to see photos of past events and reviews praising the unique atmosphere they help create.

Whether you stay for a night or a week, our friendly staff will help you feel right at home!

We love the style of our beautiful building - can you see why it's called The Witch's Hat?