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Backpackers Inn Freo

2.5 of 5 Hostel   |   11 Pakenham St, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160 , Australia
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at the Backpackers Inn in Freo a couple of times and found it to be just right for my needs.It is clean, well-priced and has friendly staff. It is well located for the beach, the shops and the nightlife. It is great being able to park near the police station so your vehicle is secure too. Thanks.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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69 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Fremantle is such a nice place - they really need a hostel that is nice, to rival all these awful ones. I have stayed in many hostels all around the world, and this one was disgusting. It felt like I was in a 3rd world location, not Australia! Reception staff were rude, miserable and unfriendly - barely unable to even... More

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Terrigal, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

The receptionist (both lady and man) were rude and not friendly. The lady didnt look like she wanted to be there at all. The man was ok but when asked too many question it seemed like it was a hassle for him. If i was running a business id get new desk staff that were up beat, friendly and social.... More

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Kununurra, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

My wife and I are a middle aged couple and up until 2 and a half years ago would not have even considered a backpackers for accommodation. After our initial visit we have stayed there on at least six occasions whilst visiting Perth area. We find it great for public transport, tourist attractions and its general location makes it handy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Im a single female and a bit of a prude. i was worried about staying here after reading all the bad reviews but could only afford so much. i met the fat controller (lol) at the front desk and he was friendly and helpful i then went up to my room and it was alot better than what i had... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Bi-polar showers, hot, cold, hot repeat, moldy shower curtains. Uncomfortable beds. Very noisy to the early hours of the morning. One out of three staff members were polite, the female was very rude. Very good location is all.

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

yes, i know that it is a backpackers, and booked it knowing that. I have stayed in some rough places in my life but wow. From the fat controller on the front desk to the very dodgy security screens on the windows... I could deal with that, but i am not a prude, but surely, pubic hair in the shower?... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

It's a backpackers... so know what you're in for before you book. I've stayed in backpackers joints around the world and this place is kind of on the lower side of average, though far from the worst I've experienced. It's a pretty old building and a little worse for wear, but it's got what you need (a roof). My bed... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013 via mobile

The bad smell is caused by mold (on walls) which causes health problems especially if you are allergic or if you have asthma! As well noisy (reduced noise after 11pm is told but ignorated by the management) dirty, no aircon, small rooms... Never ever stay here!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Our experience was terrible. Reception was OK, but when we entered our room ... Shock! It was dirty (like dirty socks and trash everywhere) and had a really bad smell. We just left our backpacks there. I complained on reception about state of our room and they said that they will check it (but they did nothing). In evening when... More

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Address: 11 Pakenham St, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160 , Australia
Location: Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Fremantle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Backpackers Inn Freo 2.5*
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