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Pirates Backpackers Fremantle

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11 Essex Street, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Fremantle, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Your home away from home , Big Family all good😊 Place to be 😊 all you need, Enjoy Enjoy Enjoy Fun Fun Fun Fun only Top👍🏽 Nice great Poeple 😊 Very helpful crew😊 Interesting poeple😊 Have fun, feel secure 😊 Enjoy Enjoy Enjoy😎😎😎 correct prices 😊😊😊

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piratefreo, Owner at Pirates Backpackers Fremantle, responded to this review

Ha ! Thanks Tanja for your fun review! Great to see you've enjoyed Pirates so much ... really great! "Big Family" ... it really is and what, among other things, makes Pirates such a rare and special place. Thanks again! :) Vaughan More 

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was there for a week. The staff were kind and helpful, with the owner Vaughan planning events for each day of the week like movie night, surfing day and quiz nights. The hostel within 20min walk of all the major attractions in Fremantle. The people staying at the hostel create a family like environment, so its fun to come... More 

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piratefreo, Owner at Pirates Backpackers Fremantle, responded to this review

G'day Spencer, I'm sorry I missed you to say goodbye. Thanks for staying the week and for joining in all the activities ... even winning killer pool ! Take care in your travels and we're looking forward to seeing you back here and hearing all the stories! Vaughan More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 4 months in perth would have been nothing without my amazing pirate family. The staff are so kind and helpful! From organizing excursions and hostel activities everyday to finding jobs for those of us looking to fund working holiday visas. You'll find many people initially book for a few days and end up staying for months because it is... More 

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piratefreo, Owner at Pirates Backpackers Fremantle, responded to this review

G'day James! Thanks mate for your great review! It was great having you around. Thanks for mentioning the great staff, activities and job help. They're definitely ingrained in Pirates life. All the best in your travels and for your info, the US beach volleyball team hasn't been the same since you left .... Mike and Katie are struggling! :) Take... More 

Crawley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've stayed in quite a few hostels in our travels around the world and our decision to make Pirates our base in Freo was to get a feel for the city and people. We couldn't have chosen better. The staff and management at Pirates are welcoming and from the first moment we felt right at home. Now we are not... More 

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piratefreo, Owner at Pirates Backpackers Fremantle, responded to this review

Hey girls, What a terrific write up! I loved reading it! Well you both know that we all loved having you here at Pirates. You're such a lovely couple and were a total pleasure to have here in the Pirates. I don't think room 3 will ever be the same now that you and Dan have all left. Ha! Whilst... More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After travelling Australia for the last 2 years Pirates was the last Hostel I stayed in, the true meaning of "Saving the best 'till last". I stayed in Pirates for Six weeks, For me it's was the best place for bringing people together and doesn't have the 'clicky' feel of some of the larger hostels I've stayed in! Vaughn and... More 

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piratefreo, Owner at Pirates Backpackers Fremantle, responded to this review

G'day Luke! Sorry for the delay in the response. I've been doing a bit of travelling myself! Thanks heaps for your great review. So glad you enjoyed your time. I hear you may be returning soon from England .... if so, we're looking forward to seeing you back! Thanks again Luke. Vaughan More 

Fremantle, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pirates is the best hostel I've stayed in Australia. The staff in the hostel are great you feel very welcome by the owner Vaughan and the Manager Sarah. Its not a big hostel, but that's what makes it good as everyone knows each other. Would recommend this hostel Cheers Pirates lid

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piratefreo, Owner at Pirates Backpackers Fremantle, responded to this review

Thanks heaps for your great review George. It was a pleasure having you here. You are definitely spot on about Pirate's small size making it easy to know everyone. Enjoy your next travels :) Vaughan More 

1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I stayed at Pirates for a couple of nights and got the greatest welcome (4th of July Party... yeeeaaai) plus people were friendly and so much fun! When I discovered how many of them actually stayed there for a really long time (like months) I understood why they all seemed to be a big family but at the same time... More 

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piratefreo, Owner at Pirates Backpackers Fremantle, responded to this review

G'day Cita, It was great to have you here for the weekend and to meet you. Sorry it couldn't have been longer. Glad you enjoyed the 4th July party. And you're right ... being a small homely hostel it really is a welcoming environment. Enjoy the rest of your travels and hope to see you back here one day. Thanks,... More 

Perth, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

My visit to pirates backpackers has been one of the greatest things i have done. Such a amazing atmosphere,great people and amazing staff. There is always something to do,day to day activities updated weekly for all to enjoy,and every know and then a themed party put on by the one and only Vaughan Wilkinson. Vaughan is the nicest guy i... More 

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piratefreo, Owner at Pirates Backpackers Fremantle, responded to this review

Hey Daniel! Thanks for your great review and thanks for your comments about Sarah and I...very much appreciated. As you well know, you were a very much loved character here at the Pirates family. A total pleasure to have around and see every day. We're sad to see you go......but rumour has it that you may be returning from England... More 

Fremantle, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

friendly and homely environment loved staying here good for long termers. theres always something to do plus organised activities. and right in the center of fremantle so is so much to do everynight of the week. never be bored here :)

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piratefreo, Owner at Pirates Backpackers Fremantle, responded to this review

G'day Phez, Thanks very much for your review! I'm so happy that you loved your stay here and enjoyed our homely environment.. And you're spot on about never being bored at Pirates ... there is always something cool happening every single day! Enjoy the rest of your travels and thanks again! :) Vaughan More 

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Had the time of my life so far at Pirates. You meet people as soon as you walk in the door. There are events on most nights of the week and free WiFi. Sarah, the receptionist is amazing at wangling casual work to keep you ticking over. Vaughan puts on great and affordable day trips. Pirates attracts the most beautiful... More 

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piratefreo, Owner at Pirates Backpackers Fremantle, responded to this review

Aaron mate!!! We're missing you already! In fact, when we were having our wine and cheese night on Thursday a couple of the crew said exactly that. Well thanks heaps for the great review. I love your comment, "Pirates attracts the most beautiful souls". It really is true..Sarah and I are constantly amazed at how many great people keep coming... More 

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