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Pirates Backpackers Fremantle

11 Essex Street, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you to all the Pirate Staff and Crew , It was a pleasure to Stay at such a friendly and well run Hostel . I made so many new friends , I had an Awesome time and was sad to leave my New Friends and little family .. I will DEFINITELY be coming back to stay again and will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived to Pirates in June. It's September and I'm still hanging around the place. All the friends I've made in Perth are in this place. You won't meet a better bunch of backpackers in Australia. Vaughn, the owner is a top bloke, and along with Sarah and the rest of the crew you'll be looked after. There are great... More

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Adelaide
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 4 nights in June and quite enjoyed my time at Pirates. Plenty of things to do run by the hostel. Owner suggested to hire a bike and go around Perth- top idea and loved it, owner even remember my name too whenever I walked past him- that ticks the box! A great atmosphere here!

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

Thanks for the review Howie. Totally happy that you enjoyed your 4 nights here at Pirates. Glad you enjoyed the activities and the bike ride also. The activities are still going strong! And cheers for mentioning my knowing your name. I do like to try and remember everyone's name who is staying here. It just makes it more personal I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived late october 2013 with 4 of my friends;it was our first stop since we arrived in Australia and we are so convinced we made the right choice all those months ago! We stayed til early february 2014 and in those months we made so many friends of so many different cultures and nationalities and had the most amazing... More

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

Hey Blair! Thanks heaps for the great review ! And great to hear from you! You guys were great having here at Pirates. It really was a pleasure! Cheers for all your comments and thanks for mentioning the various trips. We're still going strong with our famous weekly activities. Actually got a boat trip happening this Sunday. Well take care... More

Broome, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I came to pirates alone with the intention of staying for four nights and ended up staying for two months. Had such a good time and got to know so many amazing people. Lot's of fun activites and great parties. Definetly staying there next time I come back to Perth. Lots of love to the wonderful Sarah in the reception... More

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

Thanks Aline for your review! Much appreciated. It was great having you here and thanks for getting so involved in all the activities! Shame your not here now as we're starting up the good outdoor activities with the warmer weather .... beach volleyball, soccer, rockclimbing and a wine tour all this week! Well enjoy up north and say hi to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Smallish hostel full of character and friendly faces, not the least of which is the owner himself, Vaughn. Cool dude, full of information, and makes sure there are daily/nightly activities going on to bring the whole hostel community together. Bathrooms/showers plentiful and the kitchen even has an oven! If/when we come back to Perth, this is definitely where we'll be... More

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

Pi-Radical! I love it! Thanks heaps for your review. Really appreciate it and really happy you enjoyed your stay. Even better to know that you'll be back here with us if you return to Perth. I must say, we get a lot of people returning, even after a few years, and I always get a buzz seeing an old Pirate... More

Fremantle, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

"Your home away from home" - hit the nail on the head. I stayed there for two nights in a 6-bed-dorm, and I enjoyed the friendly and cheerful atmosphere. There's computers with good Internet access next to the reception, and a cosy common room with TV and sofa. I'd come back at any time. Cheers Anika

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

Hey Anika! I'm so glad that even with just 2 nights you got that homely feeling we strive so hard to provide. It's just a shame it was only 2 nights you were here! Enjoy your new nanny job and please make sure you visit us when you get to Freo. You could even bring the kids on an excursion... More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

I stayed one week at Pirates and had a great time. The people staying there and the staff were really friendly and really made me feel at home. Plus, the location is very privileged. I am looking forward to my next stay there.

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

G'day Pedro! Thanks heaps for your review and thanks for staying with us. It's a shame you couldn't have stayed longer, but all going to plan we'll see you back here! Take care and thanks again! More

Perth, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I cannot recommend this hostel highly enough. I initially came to Pirates with the idea of staying 2 weeks and 7 weeks later I find myself still here!! The friendly, welcoming and happy atmosphere is infectious with the hostel attracting (in my opinion) some of the best travelers in WA. The hostel owner Vaughn get really stuck into the running... More

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

Hey Thea. Thanks for such an awesome review ! Much appreciated. It was really a pleasure having you here at Pirates and also great that you got involved in all the activities you mentioned. And I love your "TV Advertisement". Fremantle really is a must see place and in my opinion the best place to stay in greater Perth. And... More

Fremantle, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Pirates really is such a lovely hostel. I've spent 3 months living here, truly a home away from home :) The atmosphere is warm and inviting, and I've met the best people here (my Pirates family)! The owner, Vaughn is very involved in the hostel, and organises a weekly schedule of fun activities and events, taking guests on little trips... More

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

Ah Chantal ... it was so great having you here! You were a great character to have around the hostel and you are missed. Thanks for your great review and for mentioning all the trips and activities I do. For anyone reading this, just head to our web site to check on our current activities, or just give us a... More

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Address: 11 Essex Street, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
Location: Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Fremantle
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Pirates Backpackers is a small unique hostel situated right in the heart of vibrant Fremantle, where the owner and staff know your name! It's a secure and small hostel run by the energetic owner Vaughan, who along with brilliant staff will do everything they possibly can to ensure you have a great stay. We offer the following : - A small clean hostel right in the heart of Fremantle within 5 minutes walk of every attraction including the beaches -A huge variety of activities constantly on the go, including beach volleyball, surfing, diving, boating, rock climbing, scenic tours, dinners, quiz nights, bush walks, sunset drinks and more, all organised by Pirates. -Large individual lockers in your room with padlock provided -Sensational staff who are interested in you and are always here to help -BYO alcohol, saving you money -A brilliant courtyard with BBQ, pool table, table tennis and heaps of plants! A totally relaxing environment! This is truly your "home away from home". The hardest thing is leaving! ... more   less 
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