Witch's Hat (VIP)

Location: 148 Palmerston Street , Perth WA 6000

The Witch's Hat “Has an air of class” Lonely Planet, 2004. It is a beautifully restored 1897 federation heritage-listed building located close to Perth's shopping, dining and entertainment areas. It is a very distinctive building due to the turret at the front of the house, hence the name 'The Witch's Hat'.

It can accommodate 47 guests, has bright airy rooms with polished floorboards, quality bedding and linen and has air-con and heating throughout.

The Witch's Hat has 24-hour check-in, secure lockers, a tour and information desk and friendly and helpful staff and managers to assist you in your stay.

Arrival Time: 1400
Departure Time: 1000
Hours: 24 hours


The Witch's Hat is a beautifully restored Federation Style house which was opened as a Budget Travellers Accommodation during 1997. Close to Perth's shopping, dining and entertainment areas "The Hat" has become one of citys most popular backpacker destinations when staying in Perth. Relaxed, clean and modern facilities enhance the homely feel of this character house. The Witchs Hat is walking distance to the City Centre and entertainment of Northbridge, yet located in the quiet back streets of residential Perth. Once the home to the Dartnell family.... now the home of the international budget traveller.


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Communal Fridge
  • Communal TV
  • DVD Player
  • Linen Provided
  • Payphone
  • TV Lounge Area
  • Air Conditioning
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Dining Room
  • Laundry Facilities
  • No Pets
  • Shared Bathroom

Cancellation Policy

Bookings cancelled less than 48 hours of arrival will be charged 50% of deposit will be charged. Bookings cancelled less than 24 hours to arrival 100% cancellation fee will occur.

Map & Directions

Location and Access It is just a short walk to the vibrant heart of Northbridge with restaurants, bars and cafes to suit all tastes and budgets. Perth's premier entertainment areas and attractions are all within easy reach when you stay at the Witch's Hat.

From the City catch the BlueCat (free city bus service) (Stop # 5 or 6) and get off at Aberdeen St. (Stop #11). Turn right into Palmerston Street. From there it's a 5 minutes walk to our hostel.