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Oldest Hotel in Fremantle

Which is the oldest hotel in Fremantle ...

1. still trading in the same building? Federal Hotel, 1887.

2. still trading on the site of an earlier hotel? Orient Hotel, 1903 (1849, or possibly earlier)

[The first hotel in Fremantle was the The Stirling Arms (Robert Thomson, licensee, 1 January 1830) which was on Lot 105, which was on the NW corner of High and Pakenham Streets. The 1910 Bank of Adelaide is now on that corner, with the Navy Club above.]

Candidates for category 1

Federal, July 1887
Oddfellows, 1887 - trading as Norfolk - in only half of original building
Beaconsfield, 1894 - trading as Moondyne Joe's
National, 1895
Newcastle Club, 1897 - trading as Newport
Plympton, 1898 - trading as Tradewinds
Australia, 1898
Seaview, 1898 - trading as The Local
Davilak, 1903 - trading as the South Beach Hotel
Esplanade, 1903 (1895)
Freemasons, 1903 - trading as Sail and Anchor

Candidates for category 2

P&O, 1901 (1830s) - now a Notre Dame building
Orient, 1903 (1849)
Commercial, 1908 (1869) - now trading as a backpackers
Railway, 1898 (1894)

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