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Old Fire Station Backpackers

18 Phillimore St, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014
Jacob L Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Location is good, though can be noisy. There was no AC in the room I was in, just noisy fans. Quite druggy atmosphere outside in the sitting area, and I think it goes beyond smoking weed. That said, I had no security issues here, and the hostel was generally clean. But, I have to say, a major problem for me... More

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Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I loved everything about this place. Go see for yourself - Fremantle is an amazing place and this backpackers is right in the heart of Freo. Great parties and the best atmosphere you can get!! Huge kitchen, lots of clean bathrooms and a giant 3x4m walk in fridge.

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Bath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

I had one of the best times in the Old Fire Station. The staff is excellent, always very helpful and good-humored and they will do everything that's in their power so you feel at home. They have many things planned every day of the week and really pour their heart into their work. If you are looking for a hostel... More

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Galway, Galway, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Good points: -Tons and tons of facilities like free WIFI, computer access, kitchen is huge, free pool table, ping pong, cinema, DVDs, etc, etc. I probably haven't even scratched the surface here, this place has it all! -Bacpacker/party atmosphere. --If that's what you look for in a hostel-- then this is probably one of the best hostels you'll find! -There... More

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Cairns, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

I hate to write negative reviews but i think feedback's important for improvement, which this hostel needs badly,This place could really be something awesome if it was given some TLC, I expected the history of the place to be the main event but was disappointed to see it well lost. My fiance and I arrived late at night and checked... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014 via mobile

- Friendly and helpful management - reliable and careful cleaners - job offers as the day progresses - Ping pong, pool table, table soccer, free wifi, tv, game consoles, cinema ... - clean and tidy showers and cooking facilities on all floors - free jukebox ( rich in music ) and big table in the backyard - get to know... More

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Fremantle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay in this backpacker hostel. Everything was well organised and the managment and staff were everytime very friendly. But the best thing is the huge table in the backyard of this hostel where you get to know very good people from every country in the world. This is although a good point to get some helpful... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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36 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Its in a great location, right by the centre of Fremantle town, close to the train station to get to/from Perth, close to supermarket & the general market in weekends. It has large relaxation/hang out areas. They have kept things to make it hip (like the fireman pole). They have a girl only area, which was where I stayed. Very... More

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Merbein, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

This place is insane. They cater for everything, even done my taxback here. Love the staff and the wifi is freaking fast. Football practice, love it. Best days of the week. Thursday and Sunday. Monthly Ping Pong Tournaments, don't even want to mention the pizza nights on tuesday and curry nights on monday. Great Place.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I have stayed in many hostels in the 2 years travelling in Oz, I enjoyed this hostel the least. There is a few good points, The hostel itself is very large with very spacious common areas with TV.. Free WIFI is available and it is fast. But it is filthy!! it has taken 'quirky and hippy' to the extreme and... More

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Additional Information about Old Fire Station Backpackers

Also Known As:
Old Fire Station Backpackers Hotel Fremantle
Old Fire Station Backpackers Hotel
Address: 18 Phillimore St, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
Location: Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Fremantle
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 13 Specialty lodging in Fremantle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located 100m from the train station in a heritage listed building in funky Fremantle. Our hostel caters for international backpackers, particularly those looking to work in Freo. Dorms from $28.00 per night with FREE Internet and FREE WIFI, outdoor cinema, parking, ping pong, playstation and wii and much more. Weekly rates available. ... more   less 
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