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Pirates Backpackers Fremantle

11 Essex Street, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I loved the time I spent at Pirates! Vaughn and the rest of the Pirate's crew were extremely friendly and made you feel like family. Everyone who was staying at Pirates were very welcoming and with the activities board Vaughn made, it wasn't a problem getting to know the other backpackers. I met amazing people and made great memories during... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed there for just one week, but the staff made us a part of the family! They are helpful and kind, always ready to give you a hand whenever you need it! Toilets are in common with other guests, and this could be a problem for some people, most for girls. But if you are a real backpacker, and... More 

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

G'day Federico. It was great having you here for the week. Thanks for your great review and I'll be sure to pass on your good comments to the rest of the staff. I loved your comment about being part of the family. It's definitely our goal to try and make people feel a part of the Pirates family, whether here... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the better hostels in Australia. It is very easy to get to know people, and socially it is more like one big group of friends. People there are mostly backpackers trying to save some money before traveling, and there is a slightly change to meet some of the same people elsewhere on a later point. Wifi... More 

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

Thanks for your review John. Glad you liked our little hostel and thanks for putting us as one of the better hostels in Australia! A huge compliment! Safe travels! Vaughan More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's quite a small backpackers but that is what makes it so great! Everyone is super friendly and it only takes a day or two to get to know everyone! Sarah is always there to help and answer any questions about Fremantle you want to know. And Vaughan always has days out planned. Every day there's something different! It changes... More 

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

Thanks Kim for your great review! Spot on to how Pirates is! You've captured it perfectly ... small, friendly, great staff and lots of activities. Thanks again for staying and we hope you're enjoying Adelaide. And make sure you come back one day !!!! Take care... Vaughan and Sarah More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Forget it!! $100 for a double room shared bathroom that is very dirty, noisy, hot and miserable. Couldn't wait to get out in the morning but there is no staff until 9am what a joke. No wonder it was the last hostel available in Freemantle. It's places like this that give Australia a poor reputation in backpacking terms!!!

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

G'day Hugh. It's a real shame you feel this way about Pirates. It's obviously a view that myself and the vast majority of people who stay here do not share. In fact, when asked, your partner said that your 1 night stay was fine. Just for the record, the double room is not $100 as you say. The shared bathrooms... More 

Braunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cool vibe, good activities in the week which bring people together.....it's like a traveller family! Nice atmosphere. I met some good people of all nationalities. Cheers Vaughan and Sarah. Aircon and free pool would be nice! ;-) lol.

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

Thanks Hayley for your review! Thanks for mentioning the activities too. Although you definitely left 1 week too soon. We had the boat trip yesterday which was brilliant! You would have totally loved it for sure! Take care.... Vaughan More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

amazing experience at pirates backpacker , if you looking for a good place at fremanle , go at pirates backpacker .thanx for all this good Time , i Will be back soon definitly!!pirates one Day , pirate for ever!! See you soon :)

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

Thanks for your review David! It was great having you here. And I reckon your review title is spot on! Take care and hopefully we'll see you back here! Cheers. Vaughan More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

My time in Pirates was great, made loads of friends and have some great memories. It's more a house than a hostel and after a few days you end up knowing everyone, so it's great if you want to settle in Freo for a while. Super central location also.

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

G'day Chris, Thanks for your review. I love your comment about Pirates feeling more like a house than a hostel. It's just how I like to view Pirates, like a big shared house! Safe travels and thanks again! Vaughan More 

Albany, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

After we arrived in Perth we decided moving to the pirates handling several stuff for our stay in Australia. The Pirates and Freo in general, are a really nice place to stay. The Crew is very helpful and kind! I really enjoyed the trips which were organized by Vaughan (the owner) like for example the boat cruise tour on the... More 

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

Thanks heaps for your review! Really nice to read and we're so glad you enjoyed your stay. It was great that you joined in on the trips and it was a pleasure taking you out on the boat and the surfing etc. And we'll be holding you to your comment and hoping to see you back here! :) I'll pass... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

Couldn't fault this place at all. Super friendly staff, awesome guests, great trips with Vaughan! We booked in for 2 nights and stayed 9... Would have been longer has we not had flights booked elsewhere! Favourite hostel I've been at in the last 11 months!

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

Hey Meg, Thanks very much for your review. It was great having you both here and yeah, it would have been great if you could have stayed longer. Hope you are both well and maybe we'll see you back here one day and we can do a few more trips! Vaughan More 

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Address: 11 Essex Street, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
Location: Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Fremantle
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Number of rooms: 12
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