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Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges

Savour the culture and tradition of Western Australia’s premier tourist destination when staying at the reimagined Esplanade Hotel Fremantle – by Rydges. The Fremantle accommodation options pay tribute to the history of the building while incorporating references to Fremantle as a port city, creating an environment that is rich, warm and sophisticated for business and leisure travellers alike.

Corner of Marine Terrace and Essex Street, 
Fremantle WA  6160, Western Australia
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Our Accommodation and Housing specialists have secured rooms at the conference hotel with flexible terms and conditions exclusively for attendees of the Conference.

More information will be available soon. 

Eat & Drink

Discover some of Fremantle’s best restaurants & bars and be spoilt for choice with the variety of dining options at Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges.

The Harbour Master. Experience a warm & relaxed atmosphere at this Fremantle restaurant.

Atrium Garden Restaurant. Fremantle’s best all-you-can-eat buffet… enjoy fresh seafood, crisp salads, hot international dishes and tempting desserts. If that’s not enough then their Chef will prepare made-to-order pizza and pasta.

Ball & Chain. The Ball & Chain – off the grid & on the corner. This historic pub is one is offers casual pub food, WA beers on tap, wines and an extensive range of spirits. Chill out in their beer garden and enjoy live music on weekends.

Marine Lounge Bar. Open 7 days, Marine Lounge Bar is the perfect spacious and stylish spot to enjoy a coffee, bite to eat or enjoy a range of wines, beers, spirits and cocktails. Drop in for Happy Hour, every day at 5pm.

The Poolside Bar. Discover the brand new Poolside Bar and experience casual dining within an oasis at Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges, one of Fremantle’s best line up of wine, cocktail, poolside and private bars.



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This beautiful coastal port city bounded by the Indian Ocean and the Swan River is just 20 km from Perth. The City of Fremantle was established in 1829 as a port for the Swan River Colony and was the major city in Western Australia for much of its early history.

Fremantle’s unique character is captured by its landscape, its heritage architecture, music, arts and culture, festivals, retail stores and markets, cafés and restaurants, which all contribute to its village style atmosphere – making it a popular destination for local and international visitors.

A series of islands lie off the coast of Fremantle including the famous holiday island of Rottnest, Garden Island and Carnac Island. Rottnest Island is the only island that has a regular ferry service transporting visitors to and from Fremantle.

The enclosed and sheltered Fishing Boat Harbour and Success Harbour protect the city’s working and recreational fleets and are within walking distance of the city centre. The Fishing Boat Harbour precinct also features boardwalks, café’s restaurants and a brewery

Enjoy fish and chips at the Fishing Boat Harbour and finish off with local WA beer at the famous Little Creatures Brewery.

Explore the iconic Fremantle Markets and then relax and enjoy some al fresco food and coffee on the Cappuccino Strip.

Visit the hugely popular World Heritage Fremantle Prison and Round House and relive the convict days.

Explore Australia’s national centre for maritime collections at Australian National Maritime Museum.

See Fremantle from the water with Westcoast Jet and Duyfken Sailing ship.

Ride into Western Australia’s colonial and maritime past. Explore Fremantle’s bustling port. Experience the eclectic heart and soul of our thriving ‘Freo’ on a Segway with Frematle Segway Tours.