Rottnest Hostel

The Rottnest Island Hostel is a great low budget option for guests. 

The hostel has 50 beds (including family rooms and dormitories), a fully equipped kitchen and a lounge with television. Communal ablution facilities are available. Hostel beds are supplied with bed linen but guests will need to bring their own towels or hire them by contacting Rottnest Island Reservations prior to your arrival.

The hostel family rooms have recently had an upgrade to include a small fridge, wardrobe and shelf storage facility. There is also additional outside seating for those using the communal kitchen and BBQ areas. 


  • Family Room rates of $80 to $117 depending on season 
  • Hostel Bunk rates of $45 to $53 depending on length of stay

"Kingstown Kafe" 

Please note Kingstown Cafe is only open seasonally from September to April.  
Breakfast: 7.00am - 9.00am
Continental buffet breakfast (includes a small selection of cooked items).  

Pre-booked $15 per person ($18.50 walk-in).
Pre-booked $40 per family of 2 adults & 2 children up to 14yrs ($45 walk-in).
All You Can Eat Buffet Dinner:
5.45pm - 9.00pm Friday 
5.45pm - 8.30pm Saturday

Dishes include:
Main Course: Roast Pork or Roast Beef, Curries, Pasta, Vegetarian Stir Fry, Steamed Rice, Salads, Roast Potatoes, Garlic or Cheese Bread
Dessert: Ice Cream & Fruit Salad
Water & Coffee or Tea
Pre-booked $25 per person  ($30 walk-in).
Pre-booked $50 per family of 2 adults & 2 children up to 14yrs  ($55 walk-in).
To pre-book your meals, please call RIA Reservations on 9432 9111
(Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 5.00pm) or ask on arrival at the Visitor Centre.

Please Note: Guests staying overnight at Kingstown Hostel must check in at the Visitor Centre on arrival.

Please Note: Alcohol is not permitted within the dorms, hostel or grounds of Kingstown Barracks. Alcohol will not be delivered to Kingstown Barracks by the luggage crew. Bookings for the dormitories cannot be made online.


Rates 2019/20

Low Period

Shoulder Period

Peak Period

Holiday Peak Period

Midweek Weekend Midweek Weekend Midweek Weekend Midweek Weekend
Single $55 $55 $55 $55 $55 $55 $55 $55
Family Room            $83 $83 $83 $83 $104 $104 $122 $122

Rottnest Island Authority accommodation can now be booked approximately 18 months ahead of arrival and peak periods are no longer balloted.