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Pirates Backpackers Fremantle

Hostelworld.comUS$28*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had planned on only staying two days but after meeting all the amazing people from all over the world, after seeing all Freo had to offer and realising how lucky I was to be staying in an awesome hostel, right in the centre of town I extended my stay straight away! Would recommend both Pirates and Fremantle to anyone!!

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

G'day Nadya, What an awesome review title ! Thanks :) We loved having you here at Pirates and it was great to see you have such a great week with us. Shame you wont be with us for todays beach volleyball action :( Hope all is going well and be sure to come back for some more laughs! Take care,...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had an awesome time at the pirates backpackers! I really felt like home after a few days and it's definitely the best place to arrive. The crew and the people are lovely and made me a really good time. The hostel is perfectly placed in Fremantle and i loved the atmosphere. It's close to all the bars, restaurants, little...

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

Hello Celine !!!! :) Ahh, we really enjoyed having you and the "girl gang" here at Pirates. Thanks for staying and getting so involved in all of the activities, and especially for your talk on the video on our facebook page (Ha!) Have a great time travelling, thanks so much for staying, and don't worry about the Captain ... we're...

Reviewed 1 week ago

I realy liked to stay on pirates!!! The staff and the other backpackers are like a familiy! friendly good atmosphere and special days like beachtime or easterspecial .... thanks and big smile the beds are sosolala...

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

Hey Lilian, Thanks heaps for staying and it was great to have you here for the big Easter Egg hunt and seeing you enjoy the friendly atmosphere you described. And I'm glad you loved the bed :) Take care , Vaughan

Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a Fifo worker and consequently spend a lot of time staying in hostels on my weeks off. Honestly, out of all that I've been to, this was the best by a golden mile! You feel like a part of the family as soon as you walk through the doors! There is a perfect balance between partying and chilling with...

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

G'day Fraser! Mate is was a pleasure having you and great seeing you enjoying that homely vibe that our small hostel is famous for. Thanks for staying and thanks for such an excellent review. There'll be heaps of activities ready for when you next return. (Shame you're not here tonight for our free wine & cheese night) Take care, Vaughan

Province of Reggio Emilia, Italy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only one week with the Pirates and it was hard to leave this place. This hostel is made by the people: the crew, the travellers and the owner. A great set of group acrivities, the friendly and nice staff, the positive vibe and the homely atmosphere make you quickly forget that the house needs some fixing. I'll be back in...

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

G'day Federica, thanks for your great review. I'm glad you found us and stayed with us, even extending your stay by a few days :) Thanks for mentioning our positive vibe & homely atmosphere, and thanks for being a part of it. Take care and it really was a pleasure to have met you. Vaughan

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was meant to stay for 5 nights and ended up staying for 6 months! The people are what make this place and i will never forget all the friends i made there. Perfect location, great courtyard, tv room perfect dor hungover days and great staff. Had the time of my life and hopefully i will be back one day :)

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

Hey Jo! As you know, we loved having you here at Pirates and we do miss you being around :) Thanks for your great review and we'll be looking forward to your return whenever you can make it back to Australia! Take care, Vaughan

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say, I planned to stay for 2 nights and ended up staying for 6 months! My time at Pirates was amazing, I met so many amazing people and made friends for life! It's small but homely. Tasha on reception is amazing and will help you with anything! Although the night manager was by far the highlight for...

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

Paige! What a classic review! We had a laugh reading this one :) And we made sure our great night manager Mitch saw this :) It really was so great having you here and we definitely miss you not being around. (Tasha and I enjoyed hearing your voice on the phone today.) Well enjoy your short remaining time here in...

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

After 30 hrs of straight travel I was exhausted and disappointed with my chose of accommodation but only a few minutes later the wonderful staff and residents had introduced themselves and made me feel at home. Needless to say I stayed 7 wks and made close frendships that may last a lifetime.

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

It was great to have you here for those 7 weeks. We all enjoyed your company. Thanks for staying and getting involved and no doubt we'll see you around as you settle into your new home. Thanks for the review also :) Take care, Vaughan

Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Perfect place if you're looking for a housy and cosy hostel! The staff is friendly and knows your name, the owner Vaughan is awesome and takes you on activities like paddling in his little yellow car. The location is also very good and close to the market, shops and beech. Thanks guys! Milou

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

G'day Milou ! It was great to meet you and have you here at Pirates. Glad you liked the cruise in the moke :) And thanks for your title, "small and cosy", a good description of our little home. I hope you're having an awesome road trip and hopefully we'll see you back here one day. Take care, Vaughan

Nice, France
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Had a lovely time at Pirates ! There's always plenty of activities going on and there's always someone there up for a chat or a game of pool. The hostel's motto is ''your home away from home" and that's clearly what it felt like for me. Thanks Vaughan and Tasha!

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

Ah G'day Thelise ! Thanks very much for your review. As you know, we loved having you here at Pirates and it was a shame to see you go. Have a brilliant 2017 and all the very best back in Europe. Take care and stay in touch :) Vaughan

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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
Region: Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Fremantle
Price Range: €25 - €74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“very good and friendly atmosphere”
lilil323, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the balcony tend to let more noise from the outside in but still are lovely rooms.”
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“Every room is good in Pirates!”
phogeveen, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room that overlooks the street and not the courtyard which is too noisy because of the conversations and music all night”
avetrani, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you want more sleep, a room on the street and not over the courtyard is advised!”
stephanied252, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
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