We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Backpackers Inn Freo

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Compare best prices from top travel sites
View Map
Add a photo
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

72 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 65: English reviews
Start your review of Backpackers Inn Freo
 Click to rate
Chauray, France
Reviewed 16 November 2015

I have been staying in that hostel 4 nights, and let me tell you that it is a pretty good hostel. The new owners clearly made it a good place to stay. The staff is very friendly and nice. The showers are clean, the kitchen too. The rooms are cleaned twice a week, so you won't be sleeping in the...

2Thank Romain-fi
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 22 May 2015

Toilets and showers on the 2nd floor are clean when I stayed there. There are no private toilets nor is there air-con and constant noise outside the window throughout the night. Very average hostel. Good for one night stays. Not recommended for long stays.

1Thank DanielKJ
Reviewed 12 December 2014 via mobile

This backpacker is one of the worst accomodations I've ever stayed in. The room was smelly and dirty. Weird guests everywhere in this backpacker. I booked here for 5 nights, but I cancelled it because it was too dangerous! Bathroom is filthy. Reception is rude. If you don't want to have horrible experience, you should avoid here.

1Thank godfather3125
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Worst experience ever!!!!!!! The hostel is a sleazy place. Dirty and old fashion with weird guests. Couldn't lock our room. Told the problem to the staff of the reception but neither they repaired it nor give us another room. As we came back in the evening our backpacks have been stolen but the manager of the hostel didn't care. Of...

Thank Knallfrog
Picton, Australia
Reviewed 28 August 2014 via mobile

The bed in room 14 is comfortable but the staff are u professional and rude. The reception was supposed to open at 8am but no one turned up until another guest went to knock on the lady's door. When she finally arrived her excuse was sorry it was a morning that I didn't want to get out of bed. What?...

Thank woosang72
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 August 2014

I have stayed at the Backpackers Inn in Freo a couple of times and found it to be just right for my needs.It is clean, well-priced and has friendly staff. It is well located for the beach, the shops and the nightlife. It is great being able to park near the police station so your vehicle is secure too. Thanks.

Thank Rebecca N
Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 June 2014

Fremantle is such a nice place - they really need a hostel that is nice, to rival all these awful ones. I have stayed in many hostels all around the world, and this one was disgusting. It felt like I was in a 3rd world location, not Australia! Reception staff were rude, miserable and unfriendly - barely unable to even...

Thank sarah14387
Terrigal, Australia
Reviewed 30 March 2014

The receptionist (both lady and man) were rude and not friendly. The lady didnt look like she wanted to be there at all. The man was ok but when asked too many question it seemed like it was a hassle for him. If i was running a business id get new desk staff that were up beat, friendly and social....

Thank Ash A
Kununurra, Australia
Reviewed 1 February 2014

My wife and I are a middle aged couple and up until 2 and a half years ago would not have even considered a backpackers for accommodation. After our initial visit we have stayed there on at least six occasions whilst visiting Perth area. We find it great for public transport, tourist attractions and its general location makes it handy...

1Thank hendrik r
Reviewed 19 January 2014

Im a single female and a bit of a prude. i was worried about staying here after reading all the bad reviews but could only afford so much. i met the fat controller (lol) at the front desk and he was friendly and helpful i then went up to my room and it was alot better than what i had...

3Thank tassiegrl

4 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (4)
Room/Suite (3)
Other (1)
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Fremantle hotels
0.4 km away
Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges
0.0 km away
Fremantle Hostel
Fremantle Hostel
#4 of 24 in Fremantle
102 reviews
0.1 km away
Fremantle Beach Backpackers
Fremantle Beach Backpackers
#19 of 24 in Fremantle
12 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.1 km away
Sundancer Backpackers Resort
0.1 km away
Quest Fremantle
Quest Fremantle
#5 of 24 in Fremantle
83 reviews
0.1 km away
Old Fire Station Backpackers Fremantle
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Recently renovated heritage building situated in the heart of vibrant Fremantle. Backpackers Inn offers quality basic budget accommodation with a friendly relaxed clean atmosphere. We take pride in being a hostel that offers peace and relaxation for travelers that need time to relax and recharge. We cater for the lone traveler to groups. So come on make a booking come join our family. “You won’t want to leave us.” ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backpackers Inn Freo

Address: 11 Pakenham St, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
Region: Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Fremantle
Hotel Class:2 star — Backpackers Inn Freo 2*
Number of rooms: 58
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with HostelWorld so you can book your Backpackers Inn Freo reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Backpackers Inn Freo Hotel Fremantle
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Backpackers Inn Freo staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Single or double rooms are very noisy, insane, do not get a room at the top of the stairs, others love to jump on the top of the stairs and yell. Dorm rooms are much better for noise, mattresses terrible though.”
crazyinsyndey, 2 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Ask for directions to the nearest exit”
Bren_C11, 5 Apr 2013 | Read review
“There is no good room in this place.”
Gloupn, 16 Mar 2013 | Read review
“room 38 has no working aircon!! which is pretty disgraceful for 2013 in australia lol”
sarahlouw21, 2 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Don't go there even if you are desperate. We did and it was the Pitts”
Tobpob52, 9 Dec 2012 | Read review
5 of 5
No availability for your dates from these sites
* /night
View Deal
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates