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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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22 reviews 22 reviews
22 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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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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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

Lovely hostel- defiantly worth a stay. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable on the local area and always about to help. Dorm rooms,bathrooms and the kitchen are clean and the common areas are spacious and good areas to socialise. Would defiantly recommend to any backpackers visiting Melbourne.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

stayed her for 4 days and really enjoyed it. Moved from St Kilda which was pretty lame... Looked like it might have been alright 30 years ago but not any more. The Nunnery has a great atmosphere, lots of character and really helpful staff. It was also very clean & quiet. Beds are comfy. The only negative was the people... More

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Khartoum, Sudan
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

The nunnery is a quirky, well located hostel near to the fashionable and funky Brunswick street in Fitzroy. It's full of great features such as stained glass windows, there's real carpets on the floors and big staircases. My bed was comfy, although our room could have done with a bit more ventilation. The downsides to the nunnery are that you... More

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Aldinga Beach, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We stayed here for 4 days and didn't know what to expect as we'd booked in a hurry. Right away, the first impression was amazing as the architecture and surroundings of the building were very interesting and it was right by a tram stop. There's an internet room, lounge(with tv, couches, chess games etc.) and the main desk right in... More

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Also Known As:
The Nunnery Hotel
The Nunnery Hotel Melbourne
The Nunnery Fitzroy, Greater Melbourne
Address: 116 Nicholson St., Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Yarra > Fitzroy
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Ranked #2 of 5 Specialty lodging in Fitzroy
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