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The Nunnery

116 Nicholson St., Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was disappointed beyond belief on arriving at the Nunnery. The photos on the website in no way resembled what I saw having booked into the guesthouse. I actually thought I was at the wrong place. Instead of any staircase remotely resembling the website I was shown up a filthy little staircase with peeling wallpaper into a room the size... More 

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Port Dickson, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great old building with plenty of bathrooms for everyone, excellent location within walking distance to the main areas or you could take a tram if you preferred. The staff was friendly. My biggest problem with the place was that though they had "rules" posted for quiet times, nobody enforced them. Each night I'd be awakened by people outside my room... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check in and enjoy the friendly staff at this backpacker's. Close to everything - trams and museums and great foo. We had a double w shared bath/daughter had her own room, same bath. Nice, cice place to be - in a suit or in board shorts. Value per $ - excellent! Can cook or go out - Check into the... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Check in was easy, the rooms were simple, street parking was good, there were comfy seating areas around the building to hang out. The hall bathrooms were fine and the individual shower rooms were nice. There was paid wi-fi but it was difficult to connect in the upper rooms so I had to sit in the hallway to get connected.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel was a great place to stay. The building was old and beautiful. The rooms were spacious and had lockers in them. The hostel was also in a great location - a short walk into the centre of Melbourne. The staff were very friendly. Also, the hostel provided a free breakfast of cornflakes or toast and had some other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Soooooooo. I've never stayed in a backpackers before and at my age didn't think I ever would... But I just happened across The Nunnery as I needed inexpensive accommodation for a weeks study block I had in Melbourne. 2nd night in and I'm glad I found it. For the price I paid ($34 a night) and the location I'm in,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The people on the reception are very helpful, the hostel is clean and the decoration is very nice. Also, it is very close to the Melbourne main points. There is a beautiful park with a museum and the Imax cinemas in front of the hostel. Very nice !!

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Feels more like a hotel, just one street away from lively Brunswick Street. Nice facilities and plenty of them with helpful and friendly staff. Only downside is kitchen is a bit small but you can work with that.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This hostel is definitely one of the best we've stayed in. The whole building looks so charming and you feel like you're at home. Another good thing is the free breakfast (a lot of it) and the different specials on each day (for example on sundays you get free pancakes!) I would stay here again if i had to choose.

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Daly City, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I spent three nights here of my three week holiday from the States. Booked online for one night and once I entered the Guest house where I shared a room with 5 others I booked two more nights. I am one of those people that goes off of 'feeling' more than all of the other things most people might pay... More 

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Address: 116 Nicholson St., Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Yarra > Fitzroy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 75
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