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The Nunnery

116 Nicholson St., Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
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1 room 1 adult
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved staying here. It's clean, friendly, in a fab location and in a stunning building! The rooms are spacious and the beds are comfy with clean linen- what more do you need?!? Would (and will) definitely come back!

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1 Thank LibbyP87
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really great hostel in the very good location. Decent facilities with free breakfast and nice atmosphere. The staff though deserves a special mention as they're all locals, happy to advise on their favourite bars/restaurants and have handled some tough situations extremely professionally and well. 10/10!

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1 Thank Gabriele L
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A huge hostel with a more homely feel and the free breakfast is definite plus! Only downside is that some people are long term residents and have overwhelmed the dorm with their belongings so it would be better if the long termers were all in the same dorm. Just outside the free tram zone so a great location in the... More 

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Eldorado, Australia
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was on the top bunk in a three-bed room, extremely hot and window doesn't open out fully but the ceiling fan is positioned very low and directly beside the ladder that you have to climb to get onto the bed so couldn't have it going without getting my head knocked off. Was told that a couple of others have knocked... More 

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1 Thank Roxanne B
Paris, France
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed two months at The Nunnery. It's a beautiful and confortable hôtel. The staff is nice and helpfull even if the policy about reservation is very strict. I defenitly reccomand The Nunnery for your short or long stay in Melbourne. Also, the location in very nice: Fitzroy is an amazing area and you are very close to the CBD.... More 

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1 Thank lucasboulanger
Brisbane Region, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Followed up regarding stolen property left at The Nunnery in April 2014. The receptionist was rude and hung up on me twice. DO NOT STAY HERE!! My friends and I were treated like pieces of meat from the other travelers staying here as well as one of the male receptionists.

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4 Thank Ingrid J
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

This hostel is clean and very beautiful. The staff was really friendly, the breakfast is great. Sometimes they even do pancakes. Also the location was perfect. Fitzroy is a very upcoming neighbourhood with a lot of hidden spots. I would def recommend this hostel to my friends.

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1 Thank Marjolein T
Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Fantastic building, great location, very likeable fellow travellers and yet I checked out after staying just 1 night out of 4 booked.. Not bad if you are a smoker or want to bring whoever you want into your dorm to spend the night. As it happened, I did mind cigarette smoke entering my dorm and the sweet whisperings of a... More 

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1 Thank amigodelmar
Perth, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

The Nunnery is a great place to stay in Melbourne if you want to get away from crappy hostels in the CBD. They have an eye for detail there and people are easy going. If you travel by yourself you won't be alone if you don't want to as the guests are friendly and communicative. Here is the only point... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Stayed here for 5 nights in January and everything was fine. The 4 bed female dorm we slept in was so hot - very weak fan and it was about 40 degrees. The room was a sweatbox. When it finally cooled down it was fine for what we needed it for. The staff were really friendly, unfortunately we didn't find... More 

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