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The Nunnery

116 Nicholson St., Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014
chl0e1992 Vancouver, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

It's been a while since I stayed at the nunnery in Fitzroy, but I never forgot about this hostel. Even though I've been to many other hostels since then it is still my favourite. It's a wonderful place with a unique, very welcoming and international atmosphere. Some of my closest friends are travellers I met at the nunnery. (The location... More

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Mount Duneed, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed at the Nunnery last weekend and absolutely loved the whole experience. Upon check in we were warmly greeted and then to our delight were told we had been upgraded to a private twin share room next door, which was awesome. It's really affordable and a stone throw away from the CBD not to mention Brunswick... More

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Bendigo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Be it a day or a month.... No frills, just what you need 15min walk to the city OR 5min Tram ride with a stop out front ((BIG THUMBS UP)) Young vibe in a beautiful old building, LOVED EVERY MINUTE will visit again

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Perth, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

This is the most charming hostel I've ever stayed at - I felt completely at home from the second I arrived. Great furniture and history to the building, the common area is always buzzing and staff were really helpful. Even though she was really busy one night, the woman at the desk took the time to print out my tickets... More

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London
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25 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This place is lovely :) we were meant to be in a 8 bed but got put in a 6 and it was a big room (we paid the extra costs), 3 beds in one part and 3 bed in an other! We had a tv and the beds were comfy :) we did eat in the room as it... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Quite a nice building. The facilities would be ok IF there weren't so many people trying to use them. I don't think I have ever stayed in a hostel where you can hardly move for people. The kitchen is FAR to small for the number of people, picture trying to cook in a crowded bar! As a result it gets... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I stayed one night.The place is in a nice old building with a lot of character, massive wooden staircases, nice stained windows and huge mirrors. There is vintage furniture a bit everywhere which makes it more original than other places. This said, the 4 bed dorm was ok, ok size and ok beds but no reading light and tiny lockers.... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Very friendly staff, great social BBQ on the Friday night. Great social areas inside and outside. Fabulous location. Still the best in all the land, well done to everyone at the Nunnery !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Stayed here on a Thursday and the following Sunday with a friend. Two friends were meeting us on the Friday and Saturday so we just got an apartment those nights. Very unique place! In an old Victorian nunnery (I assume!) and they've kept the period features and atmosphere and made it into their selling point I guess. Hostel staff were... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for 3 nights at the beginning of March, and judging by the amount of positive reviews I was pretty excited. However from arriving the girls at reception appeared to be uninterested and not enthusiastic at all. It would have been nice to be greeted with a smile and to be informed on some of the overall facilities... More

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Address: 116 Nicholson St., Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Yarra > Fitzroy
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The Nunnery Hotel Melbourne
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