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Fremantle Prison YHA

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Dining (2)
Certificate of Excellence
Overview
6A The Terrace, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160 Australia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a unique experience - staying in an UNESCO Heritage site built in the mid 1800s! That's what my family did. The staff, Sean, Steffi and Michael, were warm, cheerful and helpful. The cottage that we stayed in offered different experiences for the unimaginative and...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank MichaelCWM
Reviewed 10 December 2018

This is a fantastic place to visit and spend the night. Its close to the Freemantle markets and its next door to the Underground prison tour and the Freemantle Prison. I had a great stay. Staff were so helpful and friendly and the place was...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Diana P
Reviewed 8 December 2018

We stayed in the family room twice during our holiday. with a total of 5 nights. It is a really interesting experience staying in a former prison. The check-in was smooth and the staff helpful. The room was basic bunk beds with a TV and...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank zuluwarriors1879
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Stayed one night in one of the cottages and a week later one night within prison. Second night was meant to also be in cottage, but something happened to booking. Staff were extremely helpful in getting alternate rooms for our party of four. Would stay...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Zoo200
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

We spent a few nights in a cell here and enjoyed it so much. Did the Rottnest ferry and bike hire deal which was fantastic value for money. This hostel has so much history and character. It was really fun sharing a prison cell with...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Description
Fremantle Prison YHA has all the added comfort of a modern backpacker's hostel - a mix of private and shared rooms, WiFi, new facilities - all within a charming historic building. If you're brave, sleep in More the actual prison cells! This Fremantle Prison hostel has an additional purpose-built building with ensuited private rooms for the luxurious traveller. Perfectly-preserved Victorian-style guards' cottages are also available. Learn about the rich history displayed throughout the hostel during your stay. World Heritage-listed Fremantle Prison was built in the 1850s with the first convicts occupying it in 1855, all the way up until 1991. The women's division of the prison is now the Fremantle Prison YHA. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Internet
Restaurant
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
50
Price range
USD 20 - USD 77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Fremantle
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
50
Price range
USD 20 - USD 77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Fremantle
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Traveller (112)
Room & Suite (13)
Dining (2)
Family and Play Areas (6)
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Joanne_pclim
12 November 2018|
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Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
Hi Joanne - the hostel is in one wing of the former Prison. The rest of the building is now a tourist attraction, open for tours and visits during the day. The car park you are referring to is the Prison car parking - which... More
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MoiraMcShannon
15 August 2018|
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Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
Hi Moira - there are a few spots right beside the front door of the hostel - first come, first served. If not, there is a huge car park about 50 metres away but this is a pay park during the day, but free at night. You need... More
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G3575XIadrianp
23 January 2018|
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Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
Hi Adrian - the hostel has a 24 hour reception so you can check in late in the evening. However, it does count as a night's stay. Otherwise, check in is available after 2.00pm each day.
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"Mention you are a backpacker when booking the Freemantle Prison tunnels tour and receive a discount."
686DianaP
9 Dec. 2018
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"Family self contained room towards the rear of the building very private and quiet."
992bereniceb
12 May 2018
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"Maybe next time I might pay $60 a night each and put the kids in 2 person bunk cells each."
G7372QXstevenr
10 Oct. 2017
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"Just make sure the heater and lights are all working ok in your room before you settle in"
12gabrielle
15 Jun. 2017
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