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Pirates Backpackers Fremantle

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location, friendly staff, reasonable facilities. Good place to stay to absorb Freemantl. Would like owner to fix leaking taps I have walked past the Reservoirs in the hills and they are very low. That's my only complaint enjoyed stay.

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

Hello. I'm sorry but I don't know who you are from this review. But thanks for staying with us at Pirates. You'll be pleased to know the leaking taps have been fixed :) Thanks, Vaughan More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night and feel like I need to go back! The owner is awesome (moved his car and let us have his personal parking space for the night!!) and everyone here seems to be on a first name basis. Really chill vibes and very welcoming.

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

Thanks for the review! Glad you could stay here and enjoyed your night. Knowing everyone by name is one of the great benefits of staying at small hostels, like Pirates. Enjoy your travels and I look forward to seeing you back here and giving you my car bay again :) Take care, Vaughan More 

Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place stunk link cigarette ashtrays and bongs. It was dirty, dark and creepy. The pillows and mattresses were so disgusting and old I was worried I would catch something from them. I had booked in two nights and arrived late the first night only to be horrified from what I saw. I wish I had had the energy to... More 

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Thank livs22
piratefreo, Owner at Pirates Backpackers Fremantle, responded to this review

G'day Liv, Unfortunately I did not get to meet you, but I obviously am sorry that you didn't enjoy your stay. It's definitely not what we want. But I do think your description is a bit harsh and over exaggerated. But in any case, if the mattress and pillow were as bad as what you had described, all you would... More 

Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Staying a month in the hostel. The people in the hostel are so nice and fun! We are just like family. The hostel got activities every day. Also the receptionists are very friendly and helpful too. I recommend this hostel in Fremantle. If i have a chance to Fremantle again , I definitely will come back.

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

Thanks for your lovely review of our little home and mentioning the family feeling and activities for which we are famous for! Thanks for staying and enjoy your future travels. Take care, Vaughan More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

From the moment my friend and I walked into the hostel we felt incredibly welcomed by Vaughn and the other guests. The hostel is right in the middle of the town, it's clean, cosy and super sociable and easy to meet new people. It really did feel like a big friendly share house and we instantly wished that we could... More 

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

G'day Sophie, Thanks for your great review! It was great to meet you both, and yeah, a shame you could only manage the 2 nights here. I hope all is going well in your travels and thanks again for staying at our friendly shared house :) Say hi to Laura. Vaughan More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

From the very first day in the hostel I was made to feel very welcome. From the receptionist showing me around and introducing me to everyone, to how welcoming all the people were that lived there. I have certainly made a lot of life friends from all around the world in just one place, increadable! I will probably be going... More 

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

Hey Luke, Good to have you here and thanks for your review. And cheers for mentioning our great receptionist, Tasha! Take care. Vaughan More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Me and my gf have been travelling for the last 6 months and this is the first review we have done for a hostel. It's a must stay for various reasons. Vaughan the owner is a legend! A lovely caring guy that makes you feel extremely welcomed as soon as you arrive and ALWAYS remembers your name (which for me... More 

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

Hey Symon! Mate thanks for being here. I really enjoyed having you and Brige around. In fact, we all did here at Pirates. You guys are brilliant and were a great part of the Pirates family. We so would have loved to have you stay, however we're looking forward to when you get back here in a couple of months.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

What an amazing place to stay! Really does feel like a home away from home! Everyone's super friendly and Vaughn organises great day drips out☺ I was traveling on my own,which can be daunting,but I felt really safe and comfortable here! Would recommend to anyone and will definitely be back in the summer!☺

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

G'day Tania. Thanks for your great review of our home away from home. Thanks for mentioning the safety & comfort aspect of Pirates also .... it's definitely one of our priorities for everyone. It was great having you here for the weekend. I think I heard that you're heading south with Becca. If so, have a great couple of weeks... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

I had a great time at Pirates, everyone is super friendly and Vaughan is always organizing fun trips. The location is perfect, it's super close to the beach, restaurants, bars and transport. The atmosphere is great and I can't wait to see it in the summer!

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

Lydia !!! It was so great having you here. We miss you here at Pirates. Thanks for joining in all the trips and be ready for loads of summer fun when you return! Take care and see you in summer :) Vaughan More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere inside the pirates backpacker, it was like to be in a big family... And a lot of activities aswell, for sports and during the night... Good drinks together ahahha... Thanks a lot guys.. See you soon...

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

G'day Stefano, Cheers mate for your review, and thanks to you and the guys for staying with us and joining in the family vibe. I particularly enjoyed that great beach volleyball session. Say hi to Dennis and take care. Vaughan More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Pirates Backpackers Fremantle

Address: 11 Essex St, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
Location: Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Fremantle
Price Range: $34 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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