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  • Getting here by train

    From East Perth Terminal Station, take the city train to the city centre and then switch to the Fremantle train line.

    Getting here by bus

    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.

    Nearest airport

    Take #40 or #37 bus or airport shuttle (CONNECT) to Perth city centre, then take city train to Fremantle.

    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

    • Fremantle Prison
    • Round House
    • Army Museum of Western Australia 
    • Fremantle Arts Centre
    • Rottnest Island
    • Port Beach

    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • The Shipwreck Galleries
    • Western Australian Maritime Museum
    • Little Creatures Brewery
    • Monk Art Photography Gallery
    • Tourist Wheel Fremantle
    • Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour
    • Fremantle Markets
    • Fremantle Esplanade
    • Duyfken 1606 Replica
    • Spare Parts Puppet Theatre
    • Fremantle Visitor Centre
    • Walking Tours
    • Scenic Cruises
    • Fremantle Golf Courses
    • Scuba Diving Tours
    • Japingka Gallery
    Find us...
    Address 6A The Terrace
    Fremantle, WA 6160
    Email fremantle@yha.com.au
    Phone (+618) 9433 4305
    Hostel Manager Sean Stahlhut
    Payment MasterCard, Visa, EFTPOS
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    Fremantle Prison YHA

    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.

    **EXCITING NEWS!  NOW OPEN - FREMANTLE COLONIAL COTTAGES**

    Fremantle Colonial Cottages
    Three self contained, lovingly restored historic cottages, located on top of the hill with historic Fremantle City at your doorstep. Accommodating up to 6 people in each of the 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 watch the world go by at the front of the cottage – perfect for family, groups and friends wanting to stay somewhere special when visiting the historic maritime city of Fremantle.  You can find them under "Cottages" when you press "Book Now"

    • We stayed here twice in 3 weeks, loved both stays, definitely recommend this place.
      100%
      Lyn W July 2016
    • Had a wonderful time in the prison. Very nice staff, wonderful location, good accommodation.
      97%
      Erik D July 2016
    • It was like home... Wonderful!
      100%
      Floriana S July 2016
    • Great hostel! Love what they've done with the women's section of the prison! Excellent location and easy to get to tours in the prison :)
      100%
      Chloe R July 2016
    • Great, unique experience with fabulous service and friendly staff. Even gave us towels and access to facilities after we'd checked out and got caught in a downpour!!
      100%
      Kate R July 2016
    • Great experience 'doing time' in an ex prison. No heater in our cell but staff was nice to give us extra blankets. Slept very well!
      77%
      Kum Ling L July 2016
    • Fantastic friendly staff, very helpful in every way possible. Had a wonderful time. Thank you
      100%
      Cheryl R June 2016
    451 customers have reated this hostel

    Accommodation

    Facilities

    • Air Conditioning
    • Parking
    • Tour Desk
    • Television
    • Internet
    • Games Room
    • Disabled Access

    Activities

    • Tours
    • Cruises
    • Beach
    • City Sightseeing
    • Markets
    • Theme Park
    • Galleries/Museums
    • Cycling
    • Shopping
    • Fishing
    • Snorkelling
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    Find us...
    Address 6A The Terrace
    Fremantle, WA 6160
    Email fremantle@yha.com.au
    Phone (+618) 9433 4305
    Hostel Manager Sean Stahlhut
    Payment MasterCard, Visa, EFTPOS
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    Hostel Open all year
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    Check out until 10:00am daily
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