From East Perth Terminal Station, take the city train to the city centre and then switch to the Fremantle train line.
Take the free Red Cat Bus to Kings Square stop and continue up High St to the traffic lights and turn right onto Parry St. Continue walking for 350m on Parry St, then at the end of the open car park on the left, walk up the ramp to the hostel.
Take #40 or #37 bus or airport shuttle (CONNECT) to Perth city centre, then take city train to Fremantle.
Winner of 2015 Best Rated Extra Large YHA Backpacker's Hostel as voted by guests
Fremantle Prison YHA has all the added comfort of a modern backpacker’s hostel - a mix of private and shared rooms, free Wi-Fi, modern facilities - all within a charming historic building.
If you’re brave, sleep in the actual prison cells! This Fremantle Prison backpackers hostel has an additional purpose-built building with ensuited private rooms for luxurious travellers. Perfectly-preserved Victorian-style guards’ cottages are also available.
Learn about the rich history displayed throughout the hostel during your stay. World Heritage-listed Fremantle Prison was built in the 1850s with the first convicts occupying it in 1855, all the way up until 1991. The women’s division of the prison is now the Fremantle Prison YHA.
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Fremantle Colonial Cottages Three self contained, lovingly restored historic cottages, located on top of
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three cottages with two bedrooms (double and bunk rooms), a fully equipped kitchen/dining/lounge
room, outdoor patio in the back yard and relaxing veranda from which you can
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Escape lock-up! Just a few minutes’ walk away from this Fremantle hostel will put you in the centre of this vibrant port city. With its colourful Fremantle markets, humming Cappuccino Strip and buzzing nightlife, you’ll fall in love with Fremantle and its charming, untouched 19th century streetscape.
Visit the Maritime Museum, Shipwreck Galleries, take a historic tram ride, watch the spectacular sunset at Fremantle Esplanade, cruise to Rottnest Island, wander the Fishing Boat Harbour for fish and chips and micro breweries, and don’t forget to take a tour of the neighbouring Fremantle Prison! Or take the train for a short ride to Perth City and stunning Western Australia beaches such as Cottesloe!
Fremantle has a diverse range of pubs, clubs, micro breweries and comedy bars which are always bustling with happy people. Music is everywhere in Fremantle with constant street performers and live music shows.
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