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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking for a reasonably priced B & B/guest house in Melbourne and after reading the reviews the Nunnery seemed to fit the bill. On arrival I was told I would be in the guest house portion of the house as arranged and not the hostel - unfortunately there didn't seem to be a great deal of difference between... More

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7 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking distance central Fitzroy had a great location. Good social events every week, including a pub crawl to meet fellow hostel mates. Felt very cosy in the TV room, warm fire and comfy couches . all in all good times

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Vancouver, Canada
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
1 review
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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25 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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
3 reviews 3 reviews
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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Address: 116 Nicholson St., Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Yarra > Fitzroy
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The Nunnery Hotel Melbourne
The Nunnery Fitzroy, Greater Melbourne

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