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Old Fire Station Backpackers Fremantle

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7 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's no enough words to describe this place. Salvo, one of the workers, told me before I checked in that if you check in here your life will change. He wasn't lying. The people, Salvo, Riccardo and Olli at the reception, the atmosphere... Everything makes you really feel like you're in home. Easy to make friends for lifetime. This may... More 

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Fremantle, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Supposed to be here for only 3 nights, but i stayed here 3 weeks! They got anything you would ask for, great atmosphere, friendly staff, a lot of facilities, close to the beach, city-centre and even things like PS4, Netflix, pool all for free! Enjoyed every day here and hopefully I will return some day to this awesome place!

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

OFS is one of the best hostel where I've been in Ozzy. Ollie, Salvo & Ricardo are the guys who run the place, they're incredible, thanks guys ☺. If you're looking for a lovely place to stay in Freo, come to OFS! I don't have to say more!

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Ukunda, Kenya
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with some friends for a night out in freo we made the best choice staying here! It's really quirky and all round great place to stay I would highly recommend. Salvo the manager was really welcoming and lovely, we felt right at home. He went above and beyond with delivering amazing customer service!! Me and my girlfriend would... More 

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Thank Charlotte L
1 review
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

been there the second time already and had again a great time. friendly and helpful staff always up for a joke. it's never getting boring at the ofs, many parties, game tournaments, bbqs... clean amenities and rooms. if we ever come back to Freo we definetly know which hostel to pick

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Thank Daniel A
Spokane Valley, Washington
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 August 2016

A bit noisy at night, but safe and secure: each dorm had keypunch locks. A cheap place to stay with a great location - close to the main street/railway station. I arrived very late & had to call to gt let in - no worries!

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Thank Irene K
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

I've been in Australia for over one year so I've been staying in a lot of backpackers hostels but this one is for me the best I ever been. I stayed there from April to august. Clean, great friendly staff, free wifi, bar, free pool table, Netflix, ps4, ... Kind of feeling A little bit at home there. Cheers Morgan.

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Thank Morgan F
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

Home sweet home. The OFS is the best Backpackers i've ever been. The week is full of events like soccer training, movie night in the cinema ( !! ), Ping pong / Billiard tournaments, cheap and really good Indian food. The atmosphere is awesome. Good music and always good people around you. A lot of spots to chill and relax... More 

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Heilbronn, Germany
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for only 1 night and we got a double room at the ground floor directly beneath the big backyard. The facilties are looking good and spacious especially the girls floor. The room itself was disguiating, it was quite small and a Little bit dirty, the floor in front of our room was muddy and overflowded with water.... More 

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Nice, France
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

The Old Fire Station changed my life...since that day I came in Freo - back in 2008! I was supposed to stay for a few nights, and I ended up staying for months, finding the love of my life and living the most incredible adventures. I will always come back here to find happiness, joy, fun, new and old friends.... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Old Fire Station it's the best and most iconic hostel in Fremantle. Come home to our funky, converted Firestation and become one of the many who just can't leave! With staff committed to providing helpful travel advice, job assistance and the latest info on events and attractions in and around Fremantle, it's no wonder this place sticks on people. Facilities include laundry, outdoor cinema (complete with Foxtel), Netflix, job board, job finding service, your own dish set and locker, and a 24-hour common area with a fully equipped kitchen, free internet access, free WiFi free play station 4, free pool table, free coffee & tea and free movies! But don't get caught inside and miss our awesome outdoor courtyard complete with over 20,000 songs on our self serve jukebox, a free BBQ, fussball table, ping pong and our famous monthly theme parties. Our female guests can even enjoy an exclusive common area, kitchen and shower facilities just for the ladies! If our endless amenities don't take up all your time, Fremantle city will! Whether you are after museums, beaches, markets, shopping or just a great coffee on a sunny afternoon, The Old Firestation is right around the corner. We are also only a three minute walk from the transit centre, making getting here or day tripping to Perth easy... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Old Fire Station Backpackers Fremantle

Address: 18 Phillimore St, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
Region: Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Fremantle
Price Range: $24 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 28
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“the girls dorm”
 of 5 bubbles jennymarigliano, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Beds uncomfortable but rooms clean.”
 of 5 bubbles 452sebastiank, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
“THE private double room where THE bed isupstairs”
 of 5 bubbles ramond425, 16 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Some private bedroom are loft beds which may be an issue for some travellers - rooms up stairs are just as noisy”
 of 5 bubbles Greentraveller14, 19 May 2015 | Read review
“All rooms seems to be quiet nice, except a few that can be noisy sometimes. Ask a room upstairs for more silence!”
 of 5 bubbles huguesb216, 23 Apr 2015 | Read review
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