A guide on the best Fremantle accommodation

A guide on the best Fremantle accommodation

Fremantle's most unique places to stay

Whether you’re a local or a visitor, there’s always a great reason for a Fremantle getaway. To make your planning easier, I’ve rounded up my favourite Fremantle accommodation options, ranging from a more luxurious stay to budget-friendly dorm rooms and a few options in between. Whatever you’re after, these places offer a unique and memorable place to stay in the port city.

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Fothergills of Fremantle

 For a luxury accommodation in Fremantle, Fothergill’s is a unique Bed and Breakfast set in a historic building that will make you yearn for yesteryear.

Fothergills consists of three grand heritage listed buildings that are filled with a rich collection of art, sculptures, glassworks, pottery and more. There’s a sculpture garden to relax in and a grand breakfast to wake up to.

Each room is unique and cosy and filled with period-piece furniture, luxurious linen including bathrobes and several rooms boast views of Fremantle and the Indian Ocean.

For more information, pricing and bookings, click here.

The Hougoumont Hotel

The Hougoumont Hotel offers boutique accommodation with a very warm welcome for all.

In keeping with Fremantle’s nautical theme, the contemporary styled rooms at the Hougoumont are all made from shipping containers.

The stylish decked out hotel has plenty to love, including five-star service as well as plenty of complimentary goodies, such as hors d’ouevres on weekdays and free bike hire.

For more information and bookings, click here.

The Tannery

Fremantle's most unique places to stay

If you’re after apartment accommodation in Fremantle look no further than The Tannery. Located in South Fremantle, The Tannery a self-contained two bedroom apartment that will have you feel right at home.

The historic building has been converted to give you all modern conveniences without losing its original appeal. The Tannery is within walking distance to some of South Fremantle’s most popular cafes, pubs and a quick stroll to South Beach.

The Tannery is available for rent on Airbnb, check it out here.

 The Local Hotel

Fancy a little Freo staycation this weekend…? 

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Set in trendy South Fremantle, above the pub this boutique hotel will make you feel like one of the locals and offers excellent budget accommodation.

The Local Hotel has eight rooms with all of them unique and individually decorated by different artists, including the Elephant Room, styled by renowned painter Anya Brock.

The rooms may vary in style and decor, but they’re all equally cosy and comfortable.

All rooms have shared bathroom facilities, but it’s a small price to pay for the unique experience of staying in this funky boutique hotel.

For more information, pricing and bookings, click here.

The Mini Hub

The Mini Hub comes highly recommended from several overseas friends. You’ll definitely feel like one of the locals at this gorgeous space in South Fremantle. It’s on the doorstep of the cafe strip in South Freo, walking distance to South Beach and Fremantle Centre.

See pricing and availability here.

Fremantle Prison YHA

For budget-friendly accommodation head to prison. At the Fremantle YHA set in former prison you can quite literally spend the night behind bars.

The heritage listed building has been converted into a modern backpacker style hostel and offers dorms as well as more upmarket private rooms.

For more information and bookings click here.

 Old Fire Station Backpackers

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A cheery, fun and budget-friendly night awaits at the Old Fire Station Hostel. This is a true backpacker hostel with all the trimmings.

The hostel has an open-air cinema, free mic session, yoga classes, ping pong competition and plenty of events that will make you want to be a backpacker no matter how old you are.

There are double rooms, girl only rooms,  as well as 4, 5 and 8-bed dorms. All rooms are individual, comfy and colourful.

Just in case you needed another reason the hostel also boasts of being responsible for 21 married couples since 2005!

For more information and bookings, click here.

Love Freo? What’s your favourite place to stay?

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  1. Julie says:

    Some of these places look amazing!!

  2. Andy says:

    Some good memories coming back from this post Nina. Ah, the old Fire Station too….
    When I first moved to Freo, I was taken by the old high-ceiling heritage houses. So many nice buildings………..
    And the second one looks flash!

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