Fremantle accommodation – a luxe to less guide on where to stay

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 stays to a 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.

The Lodging

Lounging in the lounge room…FRIYAY 🙌🏽

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The top of the list goes to the The Lodging, which offers luxury accommodation in the heart of Fremantle.

There’s plenty here for a luxurious stay and suites can be booked individually, or rent the lot. The only problem may be that you’ll want to move right in. Visit The Lodging here.

Fothergills of Fremantle

 For another luxury accommodation option 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.

Visit Fothergills 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 complementary goodies, such as hors d’ouevres on weekdays and free bike hire.

The Tannery

Fremantle's most unique places to stay

If you’re after apartment accommodation 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.

For more info on the Tannery, contact the property manager 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.

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.

Visit The Local Hotel 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. Visit Fremantle Prison YHA  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!

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


5 thoughts on “Fremantle accommodation – a luxe to less guide on where to stay

  1. 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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