Quality Suites Crest Mandurah
1 The Palladio
Mandurah, WA 6210
Phone: (61) 08 95835710
Fax: (61) 08 95815838
The Fremantle Markets, built in 1897, continue to be a center of activity on the weekends. There are approximately 150 stallholders offering a diverse collection of goods and services; all housed in the original market premises. This is not just a tourist market but also a local shopping haunt with a dynamic group of resident personalities. A stop at the Fremantle Markets is a must, not only for the shopping experience but for the entertainment factor as well. Buskers abound inside the markets and out.
The friendly staff at The Finishing Touch Gallery & Picture Framing offers professional and creative framing advice. The store also boasts a good range of competitively priced picture frames. Services include laminating, block mounting, quality color processing, as well as black and white, sepia and slide developing, finishing Touch mirrors, a selection of fine art, an extensive range of prints and original works by local artists. Delivery and installation at competitive corporate rates can be arranged.
With a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere that encourages prolonged browsing, the New Edition Bookshop lies in the heart of the Fremantle cappuccino strip. Drop by late evening after a coffee with old friends. Categories include art, history and current affairs, photography, fiction, critical theory and gender studies, performing arts, travel, classics, philosophy and religion, travel, Australia, personal development, gardening and cookery, with a special section dedicated to books published by the Fremantle Arts Center Press. A selection of greeting cards and wrapping paper is also available.
This is a one-stop dive shop. Dolphin Dive have a full range of diving equipment as well as tank filling and equipment maintenance services. PADI accredited dive courses from beginner to instructor are available; a beginner course starts each Monday. This is also the place to join the Dolphin Dive Club, to snorkel, boat dive and even head off on a fishing trip.
Located on the Fremantle wharf, the E Shed Markets are a great way to spend your weekend. The cargo store E Shed has been a part of Victoria Quay for almost a Century and it has an unusually high standard of detailing for a wharf house. Stalls include fresh produce, a beautician, the Australian Bush Shed, Prestige Sheepskin, Heart of Steel Metal-craft, numerology, tarot and psychic readings. A range of food includes Indian, Japanese, Italian, a carvery, ice cream, kebabs and fish & chips.
The in-line skate and skateboard specialists stock shoes, clothes, wheel sets, ice skates, safety gear and accessories as well as a top range of in-line skates and boards. All repairs and maintenance services are available, and you can book here for Skateabout learn-to-skate courses. Perth and Fremantle have superb beach and riverside bike tracks and the weather is dry from October to June that is ideal for skating. For visitors, in-line skates can be hired to sample the pleasures.
Select from the wide range of brands and styles of bicycle; kids tricycles, dirt, road and racing bikes, tandems and specialist cycles. Buy your stationary training frames, parts, safety gear, clothes and accessories or drop in your bike for repair and service. Trade-in cycles are also on sale at Fleet Cycles. Fishing fans will find reels and rods (spares, repairs and servicing here as well) for a range of fishing environments like river, beach, boat and estuary together with bait, wet suits, publications and local tips.
Do not let the sparse surrounding and stark wooden floorboards fool you, this bookshop is well reputed when it comes to arcane books. Selling a wide range of genres-including romance, science fiction, dark fantasy and horror-Magic Circle's true glory is its range of New Age titles. Subjects include runes, magic, palmistry, astrology, astral projection, shamanism and meditation. A selection of tarot cards is available. Magic Circle is also a book exchange. Online internet catalog available.
Lenard's specializes in chicken although other meat products are available. They use chickens that have been grain fed and provide cooking guides on how to prepare and serve their products. On offer are chicken schnitzel, beef lasagne, chicken spring roll, chicken cordon bleu, Thai king kebabs, chicken kiev and Thai king stir fry. Call ahead to know more.
The light, airy, and sophisticated atmosphere at this center ensures a pleasurable shopping experience. Stylish and spacious, Garden City Booragoon boasts glass ceilings, sculptures, and water features. The center also provides ample, comfortable seating in the form of benches and black leather sofas. The center offers a good range of shops (including some excellent clothing stores), a cinema, post office, banks and cash withdrawal machines. Choices from the food court include Japanese, Chinese, Italian, kebabs, healthy rolls and the obligatory McDonalds.
The new store has plenty of listening booths and loads of variety. Covering a wide range of tastes from classical to Top 40 and ranging, Harmony is an excellent retailer of more mainstream musical tastes. Also sells print music, blank cassettes and videos, CD towers, organizers and travel cases.
Tucked away behind a dentist, on a confusing street and in a lesser-known part of town, it is easy to go right past After 5 Fashions. Do not let the location stop you from going to this dress hire shop because you will be impressed. They hire out a range of lovely ball gowns and a good selection of evening and cocktail wear. There is also a range of men's dinner suits. All sizes are available.