We are "Shakeys" - Shakespeare Backpackers Hostel

Based in the heart of Adelaide, only a few minutes walk to the Adelaide Central Bus Station. We are in the perfect location, close to everything that counts.

Our hostel is clean, secure, and has a relaxed atmosphere. Our affordable dorms range from 4 to 12 beds and we also have options for those wanting a little privacy with our double and twin rooms.

Come and meet our famously friendly staff. Here till midnight. Available from 6AM. We have a free wireless hotspot, and can give you endless travel and tour recommendations.

Current Specials - we are competitive!


*Conditions Apply: 

Current specials strictly for International passport holders only and no backdating

Standard NON DISCOUNT Rates apply for Australian Passport Holders.



Need a Hostel? Are you full of Youth? Prefer to live like the Nomads? Then base yourself in Central Adelaide! Stop Surfing your couch and being a Galah. Stay at our place instead!


As they say ‘Mi casa es su casa’ (“My House is Your House”).

Whether its cool outside, or blue and sunny, stay where you’re always welcome!

Why Shakeys?

  • Competitive room rates that now include FREE Wi-Fi
  • Optional Breakfast
  • Convenient Location - In the middle of town and in the heart of the Backpacker Precinct in Central Adelaide.
  • Genuine Victorian Era building, beautifully restored for your comfort
  • Friendly staff can assist you 24 hours a day