4.4 out of 5

"Nice room and service. Shower leaked. Close to beach. " More

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Fremantle awaits you at Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges. Within a short 5-minute stroll, you'll find Fremantle Markets and University of Notre Dame Australia. Highlights at this romantic hotel include 2 outdoor swimming pools, a restaurant, and a health club.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs, in-room massages, and safes, featured in all 300 rooms. Pillowtop beds and premium bedding welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include free toiletries. 24-hour room service, pillow menus, and hairdryers are also available.

The restaurant, Atrium Garden Restaurant, serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Marine Lounge Bar is the hotel's own gastropub, serving drinks along with lunch and dinner. Enjoy the fitness centre and pool loungers. Business amenities include a conference centre, a meeting room, and a business centre. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Buffet breakfast is available on weekdays between 6 AM and 10 AM and on weekends between 7 AM and 10 AM. There's also valet parking, along with the convenience of car rentals on site.

Sights within a 20-minute walk of this 4.5-star Fremantle hotel include Fremantle Prison and Fremantle Passenger Terminal.

Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges ratings based on 1,077 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 20 Apr. 2019

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4 out of 5
Comfy bed , clean room and close to the shops and restaurent.

Posted by on 15 Apr. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 11 Apr. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 6 Apr. 2019

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5 out of 5
Bathroom was amazing, huge. Great bed, bedding. Absolutely no view from my room - a balcony, a corridor width then the side of a building. Excellent facilities, and superbly helpful staff

Posted by on 1 Apr. 2019

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1 out of 5
The air conditioning was noisy there was no roast dinner when we had already phoned to check there was a roast dinner

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3 out of 5

Posted by on 31 Mar. 2019

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3 out of 5
No parking available, very rude at concierge, we unable to unpack car to check in had to walk a KLM with suit cases back to check in aftyer finding and paying for park at 7.00pm at night. Breakfeast very over priced for standard for food..

Posted by on 31 Mar. 2019

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4 out of 5
Being a night person I wished the spa was open late at night!!

Posted by on 31 Mar. 2019

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5 out of 5
Great room by pool. Clean and well appointed. Great staff.

Posted by on 25 Mar. 2019

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About the Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges

Location Cnr Marine Terrace and Essex St, Fremantle, WA 6160

Property Features

Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges offers its guests 2 the outdoor swimming pools and a health club. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Business amenities include a business centre and a meeting room. Tour or ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and concierge services are also featured at the luxury Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges. For a fee, parking is available. This Colonial Fremantle hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 300 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Built in 1896
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference centre
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)


  • Airport: Perth, WA (PER) (29.5 km / 18.3 mi)
  • Train station: Fremantle Station (0.8 km / 0.5 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges offers 300 forms of accommodation with laptop-compatible safes and a hairdryer. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and free toiletries. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and in-room massages can be requested.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Premium channels
  • Electric kettle
  • Luxury bedding
  • Pillow options
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast on weekdays from 6 AM to 10 AM and at the weekend from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Atrium Garden Restaurant – Overlooking the pool, this restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

The Harbour Master – This restaurant specialises in local cuisine and serves lunch, dinner and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Marine Lounge Bar – This gastropub specialises in local cuisine and serves lunch, dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Ball & Chain – This pub specialises in American cuisine. Open daily.

Pool Bar (Seasonal) – On-site cocktail bar. Open daily.

Late-night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Hotel Policies


  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 70 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 20 per day.


  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • 24-hour check-in



The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • Resort fee

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 29 for adults and AUD 14.50 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: AUD 35 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 20 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 70 per day
  • On-site credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.08 percent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Esplanade Hotel Fremantle Rydges
  • Esplanade Hotel Rydges
  • Esplanade Fremantle Rydges
  • Esplanade Rydges

You should know

  • The total price shown includes a resort fee.