Fremantle Prison YHA
Fremantle Prison YHA has all the added comfort of a modern backpackers hostel - a mix of private and shared rooms, WiFi, new facilities - all within a charming historic building.
If you are brave, sleep in the actual prison cells! This Fremantle Prison hostel has an additional purpose-built building with ensuited private rooms for the luxurious traveller. Perfectly-preserved Victorian-style guards cottages are also available.
Learn about the rich history displayed throughout the hostel during your stay. World Heritage-listed Fremantle Prison was built in the 1850s with the first convicts occupying it in 1855, all the way up until 1991. The womens division of the prison is now the Fremantle Prison YHA.
Fremantle Prison YHA is the only hostel in WA with World Heritage status - a 19th century prison that’s been converted into modern accommodation for adventurous backpackers.
- 24 Hour Reception
- Communal Bathroom
- Communal Kitchen
- Disabled Access
- Groups welcome
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Provided
- Wireless Internet Connection
- Air Conditioning
- Communal Fridge
- Conference Facilities
- Games Room
- TV Lounge Area
No charge if over 48 hours notice given.
Under 48 hours notice incurs a charge equivalent of one nights stay in your chosen accommodation.
Map & Directions
Getting here by train
From East Perth Terminal Station, take the city train to the city centre and then switch to the Fremantle train line.
Getting here by bus
Take the free Red Cat Bus to Kings Square stop and continue up High St to the traffic lights and turn right onto Parry St. Continue walking for 350m on Parry St, then at the end of the open car park on the left, walk up the ramp to the hostel.
Take #40 or #37 bus or airport shuttle (CONNECT) to Perth city centre, then take city train to Fremantle.