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Pirates Backpackers Fremantle

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed at Pirates just for a cuple of days but really enjoyed this backpacker. Awesome vibe and cool people especially the crew and Vaughan! The 11th birthday of the hostel was great and everybody enjoyed the free food and boost. Its not the newest and cleanest but the atmosphere make the difference and a visit is definitely worth it!!!...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Initially i booked 2 nights at Pirates & ended up staying 3 weeks this April! The hostel is smaller than most enabling you to mingle a lot easier & everybody there was so friendly. There was never any pressure to join in if you didn't want to, & if you did then you could. It really helped to bond with...

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

Hey Laura, Thanks so much for your great review. It's very easy for me to have passion for Pirates, especially with great crew like yourself staying. Thanks. We really loved having you here and I must say I had a ball this April with all the trips and activities with you guys :) The weather was perfect, the trips were...

Fremantle, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best Hostel I have been in so far! All the crew was very nice and the hostel clean and tidy. I stayed there one month and I felt like home. The outside area is the best place to make friends and just chill out. Tash the receptionist and Mitch the night manager are helpful and very relying person at...

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

Anna ! Thanks so much for your great review. Much appreciated :) We loved having you here and seeing your great smile each day, and we definitely miss you. Hopefully you'll be back soon. I'll be sure to pass this on to Tasha and Mitch. Take care and come back :) Vaughan

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great hostel. I originally booked for 4 days, ended up staying here for more than 2 months. The owner Vaughan and staff Tasha and Mitch are great, very friendly and know a lot about the area and all the do' s and don'ts! Definitely make sure you get involved in all the activities that Vaughan offers during...

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

Mack Attack !!!! Mate you are definitely a Pirate Legend! Pirates really benefited from your enthusiasm and you were loved by all! Thanks for staying. It really has been a pleasure meeting you. When I think of the last couple of months and all those trips, Margaret River, Lancelin, Bush Walks, Surfing etc etc, you were right there amongst it....

Fremantle, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect location in Fremantle for this hostel. Daily activities such as surfing, paddle boarding, beach days, road trips, wineries and nights out. Perfect for making new friends as a solo traveller! Would recommended Pirates hostel for any solo traveller in Australia.

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

G'day Jenny! Hope your having a good time back home:) Thanks heaps for your review and mentioning all the outdoor activities we run here at Pirates. And thanks for joining in on the activities. Speaking of which, you'll be pleased to know on his 2nd time on the stand up paddle boards, Mack was like a pro! Enjoy home and...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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 20 April 2017

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 18 April 2017

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 17 April 2017

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

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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: RM69 - RM241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“Room 8 was good”
sabancaya, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“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.”
lucylolly97, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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