Freo, Wallyalup - the historic city of Fremantle, Western Australia, is known by many names and was recently ranked the seventh best city in the world for travel. Serving as a port to Perth on the mouth of the Swan River, ‘Freo’ has a well-preserved rich colonial and a Gold Rush past and heritage. Having evolved since its indigenous and colonial era beginnings, Fremantle is a cultural center worth exploring today, with a wide range of dining experiences, an alfresco dining culture, some of the country’s largest fish and chip shops, and even hosting the Fremantle Festival, Australia’s longest-running community festival. Look at the Fremantle Stayz accommodations listed below which allow you to book a wonderful base for exploring this harbor city.
This converted former Fremantle Gas Co. apartment is the epitome of designer living. Its central location on the busy Cantonment street places it in proximity to Fremantle’s finest - restaurants, famous shopping spaces, and the harbor and port. The completely-wooden-floored classy apartment opens to an expansive living and entertaining space and a modern, well-designed kitchen with dining space just beyond. Go up a lovely wooden staircase to three well-furnished bedrooms with walking around and storage space for stowing away your luggage its contents. The single bathroom is the ultimate in luxury with a bath, shower, and exquisite cobblestone-like flooring. The house also features secure parking, a host of living amenities, internet, and quirky wall art and accessories, making your stay here as grand and entertaining as possible.
Fremantle Gasworks Apartment
Whimsy is the catchphrase of the 19th-century Cool house, the former abode of Fremantle iconic artist Rebecca Cool. If you appreciate the quirky and the avant-garde, head to the Cool house! The whimsy begins right from the colorful pathway lined with green, flowering bushes. The sedate living room clashes brilliantly with the neon-colored kitchen-cum-dining space. The four homely bedrooms and two bathrooms are adequately furnished, with the fourth bedroom opening to the rear garden. The front porch, alfresco dining area, larger-than-life abstract artwork, colorful chandeliers, brick fireplace, muralled walls, and vintage mirrors and coat racks are what make the Cool house so singularly exceptional. Located on McLaren street in South Fremantle and a stone’s throw from the beach, this heritage-listed timber worker’s Stayz Fremantle cottage makes for an exceptional stay!
Cool House - featuring unique artwork
Be a part of Fremantle’s history by staying at the Packenham, a historic 1890s building. The old-world character and charm blend wonderfully with the chic, up-to-date interiors suited for the comfort of the travelers. Step into chic luxury with the grand open plan lounge, kitchen, and dining space, offering privacy as well as connectivity. The apartment has three bedrooms, one ensuite with bath, glass shower, and dual basins, the second with a splittable king-sized bed and the last with a queen-sized futon. The ultimate in luxury is the sauna within the master suite and a bevy of entertainment options. The dark cabinetry, plush carpeting and sash windows with white shutters add to Pakenham’s grand old-world charm and make your stay here memorable. If that wasn’t enough, Pakenham sits within a stone’s throw of the best restaurants, cafés, and sights and that Freo has to offer.
THE PAKENHAM - a grand historic Fremantle apartment
Are you a large group of travelers who don’t want to live in a hotel but want the feel of one? Then this QuayStayz apartment off Hampton Road in the heart of Fremantle will do the trick. The secure pin-coded apartment features three bedrooms - one ensuite with a queen-sized bed and even an alfresco area, the second with a queen-sized bed, and the third with two king-singles and two trundle singles. The two smaller bedrooms open to the rear entertaining space and the garden. The up-to-date indoor kitchen-cum-dining space is connected via glass bi-fold doors to the swanky alfresco dining space complete with barbeque for a lively evening of food and fun. If this isn’t enough, one can also ring for and pre-arrange goodies and barbeque baskets too.
QuayStayz Fremantle WA
If you’re looking for a quiet, affordable vacation rental in South Fremantle, then this two-storey limestone cottage managed by Fremantle Holidays is ideal. It lies at the end of a quiet, private driveway on Duoro street. A cozy living room with a brick fireplace welcomes you into the limestone. Beyond an arched doorway lies the open kitchen-cum-dining space for making mealtimes enjoyable. Checked glass doors lead to the covered alfresco dining space with a barbeque. The bathroom downstairs has a toilet and shower. Upstairs has three bedrooms, the master ensuite bedroom with a queen-sized bed and a balcony, and the other two bedrooms with two king-single beds. What’s more, the limestone also falls on the popular free Fremantle bus route and lies within walking distance of South Beach, shops, restaurants, and even the public golf course.
LIMESTONE AT SOUTH BEACH - Fremantle Holidays Pty
Stay as Fremantle locals do in the gorgeous, restored, heritage-listed Mole End cottage on Walker Street in South Fremantle. A cheery, spacious open plan welcomes you. Comfy leather lounges, Netflix-equipped TV, Wi-Fi, games, and books take care of all entertainment needs. Two bedrooms have queen-size beds while the smaller one has a king single which can be split. If you love outdoor living, you will fall in love with the wooden deck and the dreamy gazebo in the garden. The outdoor grill is a great touch, especially if you want to enjoy an evening of cooking with your travel companions. However, it is the attention to detail which steals your heart. A stocked kitchen, an amazing book collection, tea lights for the patio, etc. are just some aspects which make Mole End cottage so warm and welcoming.
Mole End Cottage, South Fremantle
For couples on a romantic sojourn in Fremantle, Art on Attfield is seventh heaven. This historic limestone cottage is furnished in classic historic style, offering a comfortable stay at the same time. A brick-laid porch and lovely limestone walls set the right mood as one enters, with the living room perfect to cozy up on the couch in front of the television. The bedroom is furnished contemporarily, with minimalistic lighting, window blinds, and wooden flooring adding to its charm. The bathroom, while keeping in tone with the place, is furnished well with a separate shower, and the tiny modern kitchen is perfect for whipping up romantic meals with your better half! full-length glass doors lead to a cozy outdoor nook where one can unwind after a long day of exploring Fremantle.
Cute as a button 1 bedroom cottage
If you’re a couple looking for a trendy Fremantle vacay, this swanky one-bedroom apartment on groovy Wray Avenue is around the corner from Fremantle’s trendiest cafés and restaurants. This utterly modern apartment opens into the kitchen. Beyond the kitchen lies the living room, which features a comfy couch, a large flat-screen TV, and a stereo system, all great for unwinding after a long day of touring Fremantle. The cozy outdoor nook is a great place to kick back with a cup of freshly-brewed tea or coffee or a glass of wine. The ensuite bedroom is minimalistic chic with wooden flooring and window blinds, and the bathroom featuring a separate shower area too. Add private parking to the mix, and this apartment a great vacation rental for a couple visiting Fremantle.
Luxury on Wray Avenue
If you seek a charming getaway in Fremantle’s South Beach, this house-cum-outdoor studio might just be what you need. Located on the quiet Thomas street, this peaceful haven is just 400m (437 yards) from the beach, and a stone’s throw away from restaurants and markets. This large three-bedroom house has one with a queen-sized bed, two with two singles, and a queen-size bed in the outdoor studio, and two bathrooms, both with showers and one bath between them - thus comfortably accommodating more than families. A standout feature of the house is that it is perfect for children, stocking DVDs, books, toys, and games, and featuring a charming, fully-secure garden. Chock with amenities such as internet, TV, washer-dryer, and secure parking, this lovely getaway is a great place for families to stay in.
Fremantle South Beach House + Outdoor Studio
The Beachside Leighton apartment in North Freo is the perfect place for enjoying gorgeous views of the Indian Ocean while reveling in luxury. The exclusive ocean-facing apartments feature everything a discerning vacationer could ever need - resort-style, ensuite master suite with large bath and double shower, two ensuite bedrooms with queen-size beds and garden views, a fully equipped kitchen, sun lounge, gymnasium, and a heated pool. For corporate guests, free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a meeting room, and a 20-min-ride to Perth CBD seal the deal. Feast your eyes on the original artworks adorning the walls and enjoy languorous times on the timber-decked balcony with stunning coastline views. Beachside also has a location to die for - the beach, cycling, and walking paths are a 100-m (109 yards) stroll away, as are some of Perth’s exciting restaurants.
Beachside at Leighton11/1 Freeman Loop
The confluence of a rich heritage and past and a stunning maritime harbor and coastline is what distinguishes ‘Freo’. Stay at these locations to thoroughly enjoy your Fremantle vacation.
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