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Reviewed 27 May 2011

I stayed there for 1 night, but I got the worst experience. If you don't wanna waste your money, do not go this backpackers. This backpackers is full of crazy people. I met some people who got their valuable stuff stolen. My foods were also stolen. Some old people staying here for a long time were drinking all day long....

2Thank AAA033
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 May 2011

Stayed here for one night. We stayed two years ago and it wasn't this bad. The hostel is dirty with lazy guests not bothering to wash up so finding clean plates etc can be a bit of a challenge. We stayed in a 6 bed dorm. The room contained a guy who had be staying there for 2 years and...

1Thank BDTraveller
Bunbury, Australia
Reviewed 27 March 2011

Although the exterior was so nice, we were shocked with our stay there. We were impressed with the rules at the front of the reception but appalled with the lack of rules that were enforced throughout the night, especially in the early hours of the morning ( 2-3 am) where there was violent drunken behaviour in the corridors. Some guy...

Thank mg121209
Reviewed 27 March 2011

Dreadful, dirty, noisy, rude staff, and very very overpriced. Oh and don't leave any food in the drudges because it'll go walkabout!

1Thank Twinkpink
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 27 February 2011

I stayed 8bed doom room here. This hostel is really good location that is near train station. It was convenience to carry heavy luggage but room wasn't clean,dirty carpet,washing machine was often" out of order".At night time I couldn't sleep well because it was extremly hot night but there was only a fun in my room...It wasn't enough.. and people...

3Thank skykate255103
Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 February 2011

We stayed in a double for a weekend. The room only had one plug socket in which the fan was plugged. The room was hotter than it was outside, the bed was worn, the carpet was dirty and the female toilet didnt lock - they used a brick in a towel as a door stop. The mens was equally as...

1Thank Davadking
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 31 January 2011

Location is good but the bathroom facilities are not. One male and one female toilet upstairs servicing 17 rooms ranging from 2-6 bed dorms and doubles. No door handles on toilets, just a hook and a broken one at that. Toilets dirty. More toilets and showers in the other block if you want to walk downstairs, go outside onto the...

1Thank wornjandals
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2011

Place was cleaner than most hostels i've been to, staff were very friendly and helpful. Nice place to meet lot's of new people, place is big, so if you need your own space and don't want to be stuck in your room you can hang out in several different sections of the hostel Only downfall was no power point in...

Thank mystikblue
Reviewed 21 December 2010

This place is not a YHA so please Be aware.The hostel had no real ambience and not a hint of charm .If you are a weekend alcoholic then it would suit you.The staff were blank and expressionless. As we entered the reception barley helped us.This was because he was too busy speaking German to notice a non german speaker.We were...

Thank martinlennon
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Reviewed 11 April 2010

Situated in am old hotel building the Backpackers Inn is old and full of character. The location is good; staff friendly. Its a better than average hostel; with basic rooms and no frills. For $60AUD I might have expected better in other countries, with at least an en suite room for the price. although clean; the WC and showers were...

Thank peaceofangkor

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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.”
 of 5 bubbles crazyinsyndey, 2 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Ask for directions to the nearest exit”
 of 5 bubbles Bren_C11, 5 Apr 2013 | Read review
“There is no good room in this place.”
 of 5 bubbles Gloupn, 16 Mar 2013 | Read review
“room 38 has no working aircon!! which is pretty disgraceful for 2013 in australia lol”
 of 5 bubbles sarahlouw21, 2 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Don't go there even if you are desperate. We did and it was the Pitts”
 of 5 bubbles Tobpob52, 9 Dec 2012 | Read review
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