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Pirates Backpackers Fremantle

11 Essex Street, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Fremantle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

"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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice hostel with friendly staff and other guests. There was a good mix of short and long stay guests so easy to meet other people. There is a kitchen with good facilities and utensils, a nice lounge area with sofas and TV (with a huge movie selection) and a big outside area with a HOT TUB! It's very near... More

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

Thanks heaps for your review Hannah. So glad you enjoyed your time with us. And thanks for mentioning the Hot Tub ... it's definitely proving to be a winner! Enjoy the rest of your travels! More

Manosque, France
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this hostel is for the moment the best place i have been in australia so full of nice people so friendly was my home away from home... i met 15 people and now we traveling together ... australian dream ... and a massive thanks to sarah our manager and sister here... <3

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

Hey Theo. It was great having you here. It's exactly what I love to see happen, people making new great friendships as a result of staying here at Pirates. It's great how all 15 of you are now travelling up north together on the big road trip, although obviously sad to see all you guys go. Drive safe and keep... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This hostel is a personal, warm, and friendly hostel. I only stayed for a couple of days but i felt right at home. The owner, Vaughan makes a great job to keep the good and unique vibe, there is activities a couple of times a week, and he makes an effort to get to know the people that are staying... More

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

G’day Ellen! Thanks heaps for your great review. It was great having you here for those couple of days. Yeah the bike ride was fun, even if we did get rained on! By the way, I did drop off a photo of us all to the lady who took us all in out of the rain. Well, if you get... More

Fremantle, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I would definitely recommend Pirate's Backpackers to anyone looking for a place to stay- long or short in Fremantle. The hostel is a super warm space, filled with lots of friendly travellers who take you right in from the get go. I've been staying at Pirate's now for a week and I will be very sad to leave. There is... More

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

Hey Hannah. Thanks heaps for your great review. A pleasure having you here at Pirates. Pirates will be even warmer now with the arrival of our Hot Spa! And thanks for mentioning the team ... they do an awesome job I agree. As the owner I love hearing that we've succeeded in giving someone a sensational stay! For anyone reading... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I stayed at Pirates for nearly two months in total and I enjoyed every single day of it! Due to the small size and the really friendly and caring staff it became like a home very quick! Vaughan the owner of the Hostel sets up an entertainment program every week and it can go really fast that you suddenly are... More

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

Ah thanks Lisa for your great review! It was great having you here. And thanks for mentioning our now famous weekly entertainment program....we’ve still got them going every week. Shame you guys are not here for this weekend when we have our Hawaain Party! Well enjoy your travels up North and hopefully we’ll see you back here soon!  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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