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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This hostel is a fantastic place to stay, with a pool, good people and clean rooms, some of which have recently been renovated. It has a spacious outdoor area aswell as a larger communal inside area. It's welcoming and comfortable. Check it out if you're ever in Fremantle!

Thank Katie H
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 December 2016

I stayed here for 2 nights about a week ago. The staff here were really nice and helpful though at times they appeared to be in need of a little help. The common area is massive. There are plenty of places to socialise or just chill by yourself. The kitchen is also big although we didn't use it's facilities. The...

Thank geelongexpat
Management response:

Hi thanks very much for your opinions about bedrooms and bathrooms, we will looking forward to improve it. We hope you enjoy your time here in great country of AUSTRALIA. Regards The Sundancer Crew

Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Sundancer is probably the most low-key hostel in Fremantle and it is awesome. Everyone there is so chill and the staff is so helpful. This is definitely the place to stay if you are looking for a cheaper option that will still allow you to meet dome really cool people while living in the middle of Fremantle. I docked one...

Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I first came to freemantle in a rush not booming any accommodation prior, the first night there I walked past sundancers not knowing what to expect but needing a place to stay. So I bit the bullet walked in and asked a few questions.. And I'm so glad I did. This place is workout a doubt the best backpackers I...

Thank James H
Sundancer B, Front Office Manager at Sundancer Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Hi James, Thank you for choosing us as your stay in freo. We are happy that you had a good time here. It's glad to hear that we make you feel at home. Do come and visit us next time when you are in freo!!! Thank you for your comment. All the best Brenny Front Office Manager Sundancer Backpackers Resort

Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Had a weekend-friend getaway and ended up staying here. If you are after fun, friends and good times then get your butt here! Everything you need; good location, super friendly people and staff, well priced and a bar. Will definitely be revisiting in the summer time ^_^

Thank candopamine
Sundancer B, Front Office Manager at Sundancer Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Hi Candoooo, It's glad to hear that you spent a wonderful time and enjoyed your stay with us. We are also happy to have you funny and friendly girls with us. All of our sundancer crew are looking forward to see all of you in the summer time :) All the best Brenny Front Office Manager Sundancer Backpackers Resort

Reviewed 21 September 2016

Service are the best impression, great location and bar at lobby. Accommodation rate is cheap. people here are helping each other and share travelling experiences. Tuesday day happy hour was the most fun time ever. highly recommon Sundancer Backpackers

Thank Sale R
Sundancer B, Front Office Manager at Sundancer Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your comment and it's happy to hear that you had fun here during your stay. Hope to see you again!!! Best Wishes Brenny Front Office Manager Sundancer Backpackers Resort

Reviewed 1 September 2016

Had a fantastic stay . very friendly customer service . Brenny is an excellent front office person doing a great job . will dfntly be back . Our room was in second floor and was nice and quiet . Room was clean and there was an attached bathroom.

Thank Krishna K
Sundancer B, Manager at Sundancer Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guests, We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and spent wonderful time here :) You are always welcome to come back visiting us and enjoy our free Ping-Pong and Pool. Thank you for your valued feedback. All the best Brenny Front Office Manager Sundancer Backpackers Resort

Reviewed 13 August 2016

Do not go there, the people who have bought the place have no experience in running a backpackers. The bathrooms are not cleaned everyday, so wear thongs when having a shower. The fridges are never cleaned and there is rotting matter in them. The place has become violent as the standards are so low and the management are afraid to...

1Thank Tibor B
Sundancer B, Front Office Manager at Sundancer Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, We try to keep all places clean and neat at all times, unfortunately our guests do not always remembering to clean some items after use. Our staff members and cleaner carry out regular cleaning duties everyday at the hostel but we have already looked at your suggestions for the improvement of your possible future stay. We have our...

Reviewed 9 May 2016

Great place to stay, always cool people around to have a chat with, or you can chill out the back, or wath a movie. The bar is cheap and has foxtel/pool/table tennis. Staff are friendly and more than willing to help. Absolutely reccomend this place.

Thank Tyler C
La Grande Motte, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Reviewed 9 May 2016

This hostel has been a home far away from home. It's maybe not luxury (but aw this is not what you are looking for when you stay in a backpacker hostel) but it's definitely a place to live. All the residents are a family and the staff are part of it and really nice. As a traveler, far away from...

Thank MelleVlr

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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This funky backpackers is located in a beautifully restored 110 year old heritage building situated in the heart of Fremantle. It's many features include large spacious rooms, SWIMMING POOL, cheap bar, 24 hour access, open plan kitchen with 4 separate cooking stations and numerous fridges, laundry, free pool tables and FREE WIFI. In the best cafe and entertainment area, close to all amenities, right near the famous Fremantle Markets, Bathers Beach, Maritime Museum & Sailing Boat Harbour. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sundancer Backpackers Resort

Address: 80 High St, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
Region: Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Fremantle
Price Range: $19 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sundancer Backpackers Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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