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Located in the women's division of the World Heritage-listed Fremantle Prison, this YHA offers a mix of private and shared rooms with access to free WiFi. Guests can also choose to sleep in the actual prison cells.

Built in the 1850s, with the first convicts occupying it in 1855, all the way up until 1991, Fremantle Prison YHA has rooms with private bathrooms or access to shared bathroom facilities. Most rooms have air-conditioning. Linen is provided.

The property features a games room with table tennis. There is a shared lounge area with a TV and a library.

Fremantle Prison YHA is 1,300 feet from Fremantle Markets and within walking distance of Fremantle Train Station. The nearest airport is Perth Airport, 15 mi from Fremantle Prison YHA.

This is our guests' favorite part of Fremantle, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Fremantle Prison YHA has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 9, 2015
Hotel chain/brand: Youth Hostels Association

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Fremantle, this property has an excellent location score of 9.2!


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Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.

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  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Bathers Beach

    8.0 Very good beach
    3,700 feet from property
  • North Fremantle River Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.1 miles from property
  • Fremantle South Beach

    Fremantle South Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1.1 miles from property
  • Port Beach

    8.1 Very good beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • Leighton Beach

    Leighton Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.7 miles from property
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Fremantle Prison
    0 miles
  • Fremantle Oval
    0.2 miles
  • Fremantle Markets
    0.3 miles
  • Fremantle Town Hall
    0.3 miles
  • Fremantle Visitor Centre
    0.3 miles
  • Spare Parts Puppet Theatre
    0.5 miles
  • Fremantle Arts Centre
    0.5 miles
  • University of Notre Dame Australia
    0.5 miles
  • Little Creatures Brewery
    0.6 miles
  • The Shipwreck Galleries
    0.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Fremantle Prison Cafe
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Sail and Anchor Pub
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Lots of options on the Cappucino Strip
    0.4 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Little Creatures Brewery
    0.6 miles
Top attractions
  • Claremont Showground
    5.8 miles
  • Hollywood Private Hospital Perth
    6.8 miles
  • Perth Children’s Hospital
    7 miles
  • Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
    7.1 miles
  • Kings Park
    7.7 miles
  • State War Memorial
    8.4 miles
  • Perth Concert Hall
    9.3 miles
  • Perth Town Hall
    9.3 miles
  • WACA
    9.9 miles
  • Optus Stadium
    10.8 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Bathers Beach
    3,700 feet
  • North Fremantle River Beach
    1.1 miles
  • Fremantle South Beach
    1.1 miles
  • Port Beach
    1.2 miles
  • Leighton Beach
    1.7 miles
Closest Airports
  • Perth Airport
    14.8 miles
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Amenities of Fremantle Prison YHA
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Ping-pong
  • Game room
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Fremantle Prison YHA takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

6:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Fremantle Prison YHA accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

You must show a valid photo ID upon check-in. Guests must be over 18 years.

Guests under the age of 17 can only check in with a parent or designated guardian, who must have written permission from a parent or legal guardian. Children aged 17 will need a letter from a parent or official guardian to stay in the private rooms. This includes school groups.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Please inform Fremantle Prison YHA of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.

FAQs about Fremantle Prison YHA

  • Check-in at Fremantle Prison YHA is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Fremantle Prison YHA is 2,300 feet from the center of Fremantle.

  • The prices at Fremantle Prison YHA may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Fremantle Prison YHA offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Game room
    • Ping-pong