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Pirates Backpackers Fremantle

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11 Essex Street, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We checked out a couple of hostels in the area and Pirates was by far the most welcoming and friendly place that we went to. Tasha the girl on reception was amazing she gave us a tour and we instantly felt at home! We only went for one night on this occasion, just our luck they had a handcuffed pool... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my friend stayed for 2 nights here and had the best time. There are planned activities to get involved with and meet new people. Everyone is so welcoming and its such a relaxed atmosphere. Would definitely stay here again. Got all the facilities that you need 😄😄😄

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can easily say I have been to no hostel like it and I've stayed in many hostels around the world. As soon as you walk through the front door you are welcomed by the amazing and friendly staff who go above and beyond to help you in any way possible. Pirates is in the perfect location, right in the... More 

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Thank travellingirish2016
piratefreo, Owner at Pirates Backpackers Fremantle, responded to this review

Hello Miss Travelling Girl! Thanks so much for your awesome review! It describes Pirates perfectly! But more importantly, thanks for your great time here with us at Pirates.It was great having you here and I know everyone loved having you as part of the Pirates family! Enjoy your time over east and be sure to come back! :) Take care,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

People and staff in Pirates are very friendly and happy to help others. It's like a big family. Every morning they will clean the kitchen and there were always some interesting events let everyone know each other. Thanks Pirates! it's a nice place!

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

G'day Swillow, Thanks very much for your review. I'm very happy that you enjoyed your short stay with us and that you discovered the big family vibe that Pirates is famous for. Take care and thanks. Vaughan More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pirates Backpackers is the best! And they have something for everyone. I don't normally like staying in hostels much, and I had tried other hostels in Fremantle and they were really really awful. But I loved Pirates! Me and my friend stayed here for three months while we worked nearby and it was sad when we had to leave. Vaughn... More 

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Thank J L
piratefreo, Owner at Pirates Backpackers Fremantle, responded to this review

G'day JL, Thanks you so much for such a great review of Pirates. Considering you've done 237 reviews, It's so great to see you rated us as the best hostel you've ever stayed at in the whole world ! Thanks for mentioning all the activities also. We look forward to seeing you here again :) Take care. Vaughan More 

Leipzig, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The first time I enjoyed staying in a hostel! This place is a kind of magic, it doesn't matter which day or what time, always interesting & open minded people to have a chat with. I made lot's of remaining friendships during my wonderful 2 month at Pirates. Living there feels like being part of a big family. Everyday activities... More 

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

Hey Jenny. It was a total pleasure having you at Pirates and I know everyone loved having you around. Thanks for your great review. Your comment, "Living there feels like being part of a big family" is the best ever compliment, because that's exactly how we want Pirates to be for all who stay. Well enjoy you new place on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came to Pirates in November by coincidence at the last minute as we had decided to change the location for the night. It was definitely the best decision ever! Love it so much that I have to stay there again 1.5mths later when I needed to come back to Perth. It is a very friendly cosy hostel with very nice... More 

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

G'day Syimah, Thanks heaps for your great review. It was great to have you here for the few days and I'm glad you enjoyed the "friendly, welcoming environment" that Pirates is famous for. Thanks for mentioning the activities I put on, although next time you're here you'll have to find time to join in :) . We're back to our... More 

Devonport, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Very nice place, the owner is always worried about organizing activities and making the hostel better for everyone. The people is very friendly, which really what makes the place so special... and as it is a small hostel, is very cozy. Recommended 100%.

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

Thanks Juan for your review! Much appreciated. It was great having you here. A shame to see you go but I hope all is going well over there in Tasmania. Well you'll forever be famous for your guitar and singing at the hostel dinner that night...Thanks. Take care. Vaughan More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

I arrived at Pirates pretty nervous on my own as my first stop in australia, but it does not take long to settle in! The atmosphere is great, with always something happening. Vaughan, the owner, is always organising trips, i did so much whilst i was there- my favourite being the swan river trip to the wineries!! The hostel is... More 

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

G'day Natasha! What a great review! Thanks heaps! I really like your recommendation for people traveling solo .... going to a small hostel is always easier to meet people, and especially here at Pirates as you know. It was great having you here and thanks for getting so involved in all the activities and general Pirates life! Take care and... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

I stayed at Pirates for about 6 months and cannot recommend it highly enough - it is definitely a home away from home. I met some amazing people and the atmosphere was always welcoming and friendly.The hostel is located right in the centre of Fremantle so its really close to all of the shops, bars, cafes and the beach in... More 

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Thank 71katepj
piratefreo, Owner at Pirates Backpackers Fremantle, responded to this review

Hey Kate! It was a total pleasure having you here as you know. You were a great part of the Pirates family this year and it was sad to see you go. Thanks for your great review and also for mentioning the daily activities I put up on the board .... there's always something exciting and different happening as you... More 

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