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Fremantle Prison YHA

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was very nice there. I went Fremantle without any plans and stayed the fremantle YHA. On the first day I checked in, the nice staff in the reception let me know the best spot showing me the map~! and I was able to...More

Thank Christa O
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Fremantle Prison YHAResponded 1 week ago

Hi Christa - great that you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Recently stayed here and it is great value for money, staff are very friendly and helpful making check in a breeze. I stayed in a family room with private bathroom, rooms are clean and comfortable would highly recommend and would defintley return if staying in...More

Thank Iainandlynsey
Reviewed 14 December 2017

We had a double room( (with bunk beds that we didn't need) in a newly built block however there are dorms and cells available. Remarkably reasonably. Spotlessly clean, friendly and helpful. Excellent shower. Communal area very pleasant.More

Thank susan w
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Fremantle Prison YHAResponded 18 December 2017

Hi Susan - pleased that you enjoyed your stay at our uniquely located hostel. The room you had has the bunk bed as well as the double bed so it can also be used for families travelling with kids! The cell rooms are twin shares...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Nice place with friendly staff. I stayed in one off the private rooms with shared facilities. Both are basic but clean. However, you can hear your neighbors at night (them going to the bathroom, walking by). So it's not the place for you if you...More

Thank ruthvdbelt
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Fremantle Prison YHAResponded 17 November 2017

Hi Ruth - thanks for the feedback and sorry you were disturbed in your room. Most of them have really thick walls, as the building was originally a prison! Just one correction - there is an airport bus service to Fremantle. It stops about 300...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017

Definitely a unique place to stay. Would recommend this hostel if you ever end up in Fremantle. Staff were all friendly, the hostel nights were great and a good way to make friends with fellow travellers, and was within walking distance to everything. Overall it...More

Thank Jen N
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USD 39 - USD 57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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USD 39 - USD 57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Adrian P
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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mutia w
13 January 2018|
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Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
Hi Mutia - yes, there is heating, and air conditioning, in all the family rooms - so perfect for summer or winter. These are new, purpose built rooms - so no ghosts there!. But there is reports of ghosts elsewhere in the... More
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CKew
10 October 2017|
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Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
Hi Ck - yes, of course they can! This hostel has family rooms that sleep four people and have an ensuite bathroom. And then you can use the large kitchen for self-catering. Or you could choose to rent one of the historic... More
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"Maybe next time I might pay $60 a night each and put the kids in 2 person bunk cells each."
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"Just make sure the heater and lights are all working ok in your room before you settle in"
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"The rooms along the back wall (in the new build) offer the quietest location by far."
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"Privat rooms are very quiet!"
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