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Fremantle Prison YHA

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    Fremantle Prison YHA - Exterior

Fremantle Prison YHA

COVID-19: A safe stay is our top priority so we have enhanced hygiene measures in place, along with social distancing practises. More information can be found here.

Experience a historical and unique stay at the Fremantle Prison YHA. Built in the 1850's it's the only accommodation in Western Australia with UNESCO World Heritage Status. If you’re feeling brave, sleep in the actual prison cells! The hostel has an additional purpose-built building with ensuited private rooms for luxurious travellers. 

View our favourite things to do in Fremantle and beyond and book online here to ensure your trip to this epic region is extraordinary.

Co-living Rooms

All co-living rooms include:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linen, & air conditioning
  • Individual bed lights & powerpoints
  • Access to communal kitchen & games room

Private Rooms

All private rooms include:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linen, & air conditioning
  • Access to communal kitchen & games room

Note: cells do not have air conditioning nor heating

Option up:

  • Ensuites, TVs, & fridges
  • Colonial cottages 

Facilities

  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Laundry
  • Kitchen
  • Communal Lounge
  • Outdoor area
  • BBQ
  • Free Luggage storage
  • Paid Parking
  • Air conditioning
  • Reading lights
  • Hair dryers for hire (free)
  • Postal service
  • Tour Desk
  • Cinema Room
  • Games Room
  • Internet

Experiences

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Rottnest Island Ferry Package Including Bike Hire

Enjoy the pristine beaches and crystal clear waters and meet the famous Quokkas! Choose to depart from either Perth or Fremantle!
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6 Day Esperance Adventure Tour

Experience the highlights of Western Australia’s Epic South West. Explore Cape Le Grand, Valley of the Giants, Wave Rock and so much more. BOOK NOW to receive 2 FREE nights @ Perth City YHA.
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Wave Rock Day Tour From Perth

Travel through Australias' outback to Wave Rock; a perfect surfer's wave frozen in solid rock.
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Margaret River Day Tour From Perth

Visit one of Australia’s finest wine regions. This tour is packed with activities; breweries, wineries, Mammoth Cave, Busselton Jetty, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, Boranup Forest, and more!

More about Fremantle Prison YHA

Fremantle Prison YHA has all the added comfort of a modern traveller's hostel - a mix of private and co-living rooms, free Wi-Fi, modern facilities - all within a charming historic building.

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.

Reviews

85% customer rating, based on 2124 reviews
  • What a great place to stay! We loved the place!
    98%
    Katrina M 22/02/2021
  • With all of the stuff that is going on the staff are still able to here and the place is clean
    100%
    Cameron J 24/03/2020
  • Amazing staff ! Good experience to sleep in jail !!
    98%
    Victoria J 24/03/2020
  • Fantastic friendly hostel, loads of space to relax and soak up the sun, chat, enjoy a social drink......and free breakfast every day! 😎😎😎👍
    100%
    Trevor W 23/03/2020
  • This place makes you feel upbeat and positive.
    100%
    Kelly M 20/03/2020
  • Amazing place to relax
    98%
    Morgan G 11/03/2020
  • It was great, I highly recommend it!
    98%
    Alice F 10/03/2020
  • 5 star!
    100%
    Bea M 28/02/2020
  • It's a good hostel for people looking to have a laid back experience. It's clean! People are friendly but it's not the most sociable hostel. Families stay here often as well.
    90%
    Cristina D 23/02/2020
  • Loved it! Will definitely be back!
    100%
    Kathryn E 18/02/2020

FIND US...

Address: 6A The Terrace
Fremantle,
State: WA, 6160
Email: stay@yha.com.au
Phone: 08 9433 4305
Hostel Manager: Ebony Thompson
Payment: MasterCard,Visa

OPENING TIMES

Hostel Open all year
Reception

10am till 8pm. If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel in advance to make alternative arrangements.

Check in 2pm - 8pm
Check out until 10:00am daily
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YHA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia. We acknowledge and pay our respects to Elders past, present, emerging and the extended Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island community.