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Backpackers Inn Freo

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 February 2012

We have travelled far and wide staying in backpackers and they are all 5 star and half the price compared to this hell hole. Mens urinals have no water and are thick with urine residue which you can smell from outside and there is a wierd room you can see from the common area that looks like a rubbish tip....

4Thank Markngabby
Reviewed 27 December 2011

Checking in and being handed clean sheets is encouraging. making the bed to discover torso sized stains on the sheets was disheartening. a short walk about the hostel noted dead cockroaches in the halls and extension cords like a spider web fire hazard between rooms. Stepping over the cockroaches to get to the bathroom wasn't so bad but the mound...

5Thank bigbrownbuku
Leicester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2011

To concur with just about everybody else on this site, (except 1 suspicious 5 star) i would like to make anybody whom is able to use a computer aware that this backpackers is beyond disgusting. Looking past the showers which were actually usable, everything else was not. Thankfully i did not have to cook in the "kitchen" as the cockroaches...

4Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 20 November 2011

To be quite frank this place is disgusting and how the YHA still has any association with it is a mystery. I'd stayed here 10 years ago and it had been ok, but has deteriorated spectacularly since then. We had one night in a dorm and one in a double and I'm not sure which was worse. The dorms were...

1Thank Howellsey
The Netherlands
Reviewed 31 August 2011

When you cross half the world to get to Australia and your first night is in this hostel, I guarantee you want to go back home the next morning. Please hold on; it will get better! Wanted to go somewhere else, but this was the only place in Freo with availability. It's dirty, I stayed in a room with five...

2Thank Finch3r
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 28 July 2011

We stayed in a double which was very dirty. There was no toilet for men inside the hostel, even in the pouring rain my husband had to go outside. Toilets, showers and kitchen are incredibly dirty. There are no cutting knives in the kitchen, because they get stolen according to the owner/manager. He was able to give us one to...

2Thank BartMarleen
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 28 July 2011

Backpacker Freo Inn IS NOT A YHA!!! They say they are to attract more tourists but their quality is definately not like the one of other YHAs.

Thank PeterC60
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 22 June 2011

Why are you going to stay at Backpacker Inn Freo? Are you serious? If you want to lose your important belongings,you should stay there. I promise you that you have nightmare. Didnt you have nightmare during staying there? I understand you couldnt sleep at all becouse of so many wierd people staying there.

1Thank 1,234,046
Den Bosch, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 June 2011

One of the worst hostels i have stayed in. Weird people staying there and the kitchen is awfull. Matrasses had holes in them and rooms were very hot and dirty. Extremely poor value, worth maybe $10 but you pay around 27. Fremantle is a really nice town though and worth a visit when your near!

Thank Tesslars
Reviewed 29 May 2011

I should've checked these reviews before I made a booking. I made a big mistake. My backpack was stolen from the baggage storage in this backpackers. There is a big gap on the ceiling of this room, so some can get into this room easily. The owner didn't care and fix it when I noticed. Of course never apologized to...

1Thank aabb1212

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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
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“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
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