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Old Fire Station Backpackers

18 Phillimore Street, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Arrived in September, suppose to stay for 3 weeks and then move on. I stayed for about 8-9 months and I've had the best time of my life. The staff is all ways helping you out, it's free wifi, pool, pingpong, computers to use thousands of movies and ps4 with a fair amount of games. The party's are crazy, the... More

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Billericay, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Where do I start? I have been in and out of the OFS for over a year. Awesome friendly staff, something to do every night, huge chill out areas and a massive back yard for some of the best parties I've had yet in Australia. The hostel is clean, spacious and has something for everyone. Be warned, you will check... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After 8 months of travelling in Australia i hoped that Every hostel was like this one ! I stayed here for 4 weeks and it was just amazing . Everything is so near by the hostel and the guys that work and stay here become like familly for me so i want recomend everybody that Goes to fremantle to stay... More

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Pornic, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the awesomeness start when you arrive, the staff is really nice, helpful and friendly, and the place is really comfortable. big kitchen where everybody cook together, huuudge sofa to watch movies, really nice backyard to relax and meet new people sharing beers. It s really well located, near the beach and also close to the main street, and with the... More

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Fremantle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff are fantastic-they will help you with everything, are really friendly and make you feel like you are at home here. I stayed in the girls dorm, which has three rooms and it's own bathrooms and kitchen so it's almost like having your own little flat in the hostel and there are plenty of mixed rooms in different sizes with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I've been in many hostel around in Australia and I can honestly say that this is the best of all of them. Located in Fremantle near the ocean (200m to the beach) and 100m to the rail station from where it’s easy to go to Perth or somewhere else. Staff is really nice and helpful. The building, how its name... More

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Oldfirestation, General Manager at Old Fire Station Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Elias T thanks a million for your feedback. We are so proud you liked our place. Comments like this one give us so much more energy to do our best. We all hope to see you again! OFS staff More

1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I was supposed to spend a few days in Fremantle and I chose the Old Firestation because of its location close to the railway station. The staff was friendly and I had a wide choice of rooms (double, 4 beds shared, 8 or 12) but I preferred staying in the "girls' area" which seemed to be quieter. Kitchens, toilets, showers... More

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Oldfirestation, General Manager at Old Fire Station Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Lily P Thanks a lot for spending some of your travelling time writing a reviews for our hostel. We are so glad you breath the vibe of our home. We hope to have you back at some stage! Have great travels around the world. Ciao! OFS staff More

Fremantle, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Because of the very friendly staff i felt comfortable since i've checked in. And it got better and better day after day. Good facilities like the three kitchens with good equiptment, a hughe common room with a large tv, playstation and a pool table. Outside you find an outdoor cinema, a table tennis, a football table and a nice chill... More

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Oldfirestation, General Manager at Old Fire Station Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks Jana K! We all have a big fat smile reading your reviews. We are so proud you liked our place! And yes, the girls area is our little gem and we are very happy you enjoyed its own privacy. We were very proud to have you around for these 3 months and we are sure your OFS story is... More

Fremantle, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Very good hostel... free pool , free ping pong, free wi-fi , the dorms are big and clean , the lounge room is huge and every night they organise something to do :-) The people at the reception are very helpful and nice...

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Oldfirestation, Manager at Old Fire Station Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Bubusettete, thanks for the review, we are very pleased you like it here. Yes our 3 guys working @ reception are our biggest pride. We hope to see you again and in the meanwhile we will try harder so next time we hope to deserve a five star review! Cool! OFS staff More

Fremantle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

I staid at the Old Fire Station for 3 months and could not recommend it higher. Perfect location in the centre of Fremantle 1 minute walk from the train station and from the beach. Free cat bus at the door step to go around town. Spacious clean rooms and kitchen. FREE internet and wi fi, ping pong table and pool... More

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Oldfirestation, Manager at Old Fire Station Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear FoodHoolic, thanks a million for your great review! We do our best every day to make this place magic and different from all the others and we are so happy you appreciated our work! Have a great trip around this crazy planet! We hope to see you again, and soon! Riccardo and OFS staff. More

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Address: 18 Phillimore Street, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
Location: Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Fremantle
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Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service
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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