Old Fire Station Backpackers, Fremantle

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Old Fire Station Backpackers Reviews


The Old Fire Station Backpackers is the best and most iconic hostel in Fremantle. We are also the closest hostel to the famous Bathers Bay Beach.
Once you’ve stayed here you won’t be the same.
Our goal is to entertain you , giving you the best time of your life and helping you finding a job in Fremantle. Come home to our funky, converted Firestation and become one of the many who just can't leave! Our staff is committed providing helpful travel advice, job assistance and the latest info on events and attractions in and around Fremantle, its no wonder this place sticks on people.

Facilities include laundry, outdoor cinema (complete with Foxtel), Netflix, Playstation 4 with hundreds of games, 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 play station, free pool table, free fussball 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, 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!

Comfortable, safe, fun and one-of-a-kind, the Old Firestation Backpackers is a must stay for travelers eager to meet other outgoing, adventurous people.

Practically everything is included, bed linen, , 24 hr internet, job sourcing, tea and coffee, videos, t.v's in most rooms... the list goes on...

* Free internet 24 hours and WI-FI free
* Free photo scanning and web hosting
* Free Sony Playstation 4
* Netflix

* Free tea & coffee
* Free bed linen
* Free cutlery and crockery
* New kitchen
* Seperate girls dorm, kitchen and lounge
* Free car parking
* Excellent security
* Free juke box
* Free Playstation 2
* Free videos
* Free pool table
* Free table tennis
* Travel and tour advice and booking
* Weekly bbq's
* Party Nights
* Sports Nights- on the big screen

Location and Contact


• Located 100m from the train station in a heritage listed building in funky Fremantle.
• How to get to the Old Firestation Backpackers from the airport for only $5 !!
• Watch the you tube video and follow our simple directions
• -walk out of the airport ,look up and follow the sign to TRANSPERTH BUS
• -you can take either the number 37 or 40 to PERTH CBD
• -the bus ticket will cost less than $5- (the purple one) keep it for the train a bit later.
• -ok when you get off the bus in Perth you just need to take a short 5min walk to
• PERTH UNDERGROUND TRAIN STATION situated at William St / Murray St.( you can ask the bus driver which way)
• -go down the escalator to the FREMANTLE LINE, PLATFORM 7
• -jump on the train to FREMANTLE you have your ticket already from the bus .
• -Now you're almost there!
• - relax and enjoy the ride to 'Freo'
• -when you get to Fremantle you arrive at the train station on PHILLIMORE ST.
• -walk outside the station and turn DIRECTLY RIGHT.Stay on the same side of the road .You are only a 200m - 3 min walk to the OLD FIRESTATION BACKPACKERS - 18 PHILLIMORE ST !
• - Well done you made it!

Facilities and Amenities

Party Hostel

Solo Traveller


Lockers in Lobby

Luggage Storage

Pub Crawls

Safe Deposit Box

Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

Wi-Fi in Rooms

Parking (3/20)

24 Hour Security


Air Conditioning

BBQ Grill


Board Games

Book Collection/Exchange

Cable TV

Clothes Dryer

Concierge/Info Desk

Credit Card Payments


Evening Entertainment


Gym/Fitness Room

Hair Dryers

Hot Showers

Jobs/Work Available




Lounge Area

Movie Library/Rental

Outdoor Seating

Pool Table

Power Point/Sockets in Rooms


Table Tennis

Themed Dinner Nights


Airport Pickup


Entirely Non-Smoking

Lockers in Rooms


Wheelchair Accessible


Service Animals

Genders: Males & Females

Max. Age: 75

Min. Age with Parent (dorms): 18

Min. Age with Parent (private room): 18

Min. Age without Parent: 18

Checkout: 11:00 (11 AM)

Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Maximum Stay: 6 Month

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: All Year

Reception Hours: 8:00 - 24:00

Size: Very Large (100+ beds)


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