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Sundancer Backpackers Resort

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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not go there, the people who have bought the place have no experience in running a backpackers. The bathrooms are not cleaned everyday, so wear thongs when having a shower. The fridges are never cleaned and there is rotting matter in them. The place has become violent as the standards are so low and the management are afraid to... More 

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Thank Tibor B
Sundancer B, Front Office Manager at Sundancer Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, We try to keep all places clean and neat at all times, unfortunately our guests do not always remembering to clean some items after use. Our staff members and cleaner carry out regular cleaning duties everyday at the hostel but we have already looked at your suggestions for the improvement of your possible future stay. We have our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Great place to stay, always cool people around to have a chat with, or you can chill out the back, or wath a movie. The bar is cheap and has foxtel/pool/table tennis. Staff are friendly and more than willing to help. Absolutely reccomend this place.

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Thank Tyler C
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Had such a good time, fantastic old building with heaps of character. Great vibe! Definately going back there when I come back to Freo! I had such a good time chilling out back with the party people!!

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Thank Tibor B
La Grande Motte, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

This hostel has been a home far away from home. It's maybe not luxury (but aw this is not what you are looking for when you stay in a backpacker hostel) but it's definitely a place to live. All the residents are a family and the staff are part of it and really nice. As a traveler, far away from... More 

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Thank MelleVlr
Fremantle, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Dirty, full of druggies and homeless, very loud, people are drunk all the time and they are very annoying, I've been robbed twice. Don't go there!! There are nicer hostels around there! Very bad experience

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1 Thank MrJack123
Jay L, General Manager at Sundancer Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Hi I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your stay here with us at Sundancer and Its not a nice experience to have something taken from yourself. Its common knowledge to secure all valuables in any hostel when you are sharing rooms with random people. Yes we have the occasional theft here but all hostels do. You should of seen us at... More 

Berlin, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

The location is good in the centre. But there are many spots which needs to be cleaned. Messy place. The staff was friendly but not very helpful. They gave no instruction about the rooms, wifi or kitchen. I would it not recommended.

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Thank bennet83
Jay L, General Manager at Sundancer Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Hi Sorry you didnt enjoy your stay with us. We try our hardest to ensure a clean and comfortable hostel but some days it doesnt all go to plan unfortunatley. We have made some changes to our procerdures now to ensure smooth operation of the business 7 days a week not 5. We hope you enjoy the rest of your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

Would definitely visit this place again! Lots of good vibes and always lots of people socialising outside. I came here completely on my own but not once was i sat by myself. I rarely do early nights and hate it when everyone gets boring and goes to bed early, that doesn't happen in this place. Sundancer will not suit everyone,... More 

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Thank Jessica S
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

loved this place felt like my home away from home with friends i met here for life and being right in the heart of fremantle you are not getting a better hostel around from bbqs to cheap beer 2 minutes walk to the trainstation and the supermarket

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Thank Aaron S
Cologne, Germany
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

.. for the good Time! I enjoyed every Second in this Hostel! It felt like home. This is the most Social Hostel i've Ever been to! You can Hang Around at the Bar and enjoy the Time at the Pool and you can have the best Parties with lovely People at the Beach. I will miss it!

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Thank juliiiafr
Greater Sydney, Australia
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

Two stars for the beautiful, graceful, historic hotel building. No stars for what it's become. I could barely find room to put down my suitcase in the dorm strewn wall-to-wall with long-term residents' clutter. There are no ladders or safety rails on the upper bunks, so when sleeping, be sure to roll over CAREFULLY, or you could fall. No showers... More 

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1 Thank lanternberry
Jay L, General Manager at Sundancer Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Hi Looking at your review it's obvious you didn't enjoy your stay with us. I'm not sure how many nights you stayed with us, but our business policy is if someone is not happy here, we are more than happy to refund their money so they can move onto somewhere else that suits them, maybe somewhere like a YHA hostel.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This funky backpackers is located in a beautifully restored 110 year old heritage building situated in the heart of Fremantle. It's many features include large spacious rooms, SWIMMING POOL, cheap bar, 24 hour access, open plan kitchen with 4 separate cooking stations and numerous fridges, laundry, free pool tables and FREE WIFI. In the best cafe and entertainment area, close to all amenities, right near the famous Fremantle Markets, Bathers Beach, Maritime Museum & Sailing Boat Harbour. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sundancer Backpackers Resort

Address: 80 High St, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
Location: Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Fremantle
Price Range: $15 - $44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sundancer Backpackers Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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