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169 Drummond Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia (Carlton)
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169 Drummond Street
Ranked #1 of 29 Melbourne B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Delray Beach, Florida
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60 reviews 60 reviews
28 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This month while on a business trip to Melbourne I had the pleasure of staying for a week at 169 Drummond Street. My conference was at the local Rydges Hotel on Swanston St and 169 Drummond is only a 4-5 minute walk from the conference location. Host Ian is a friendly soul who is happy to chat and help out... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This B&B is in an excellent location in Melbourne. It is one block away from Lygon Street (Little Italy) so all the restaurants, bars and speciality food shops are within easy walking distance and yet the accommodation is far enough away to be in a calm, quiet environment. There is on street parking but you do have to be a... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We had originally planned to stay in a hotel during our two night visit to Melbourne. Luckily, we saw this place on Trip Advisor and were able to get a room. We stayed in a spacious ensuite king size bed room on the front of the house. Despite, being in the city, the room was very quiet. Breakfast is self... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Leave your worries behind - no worries - as they say in Australia. Plan to stay at 169 Drummond Street in the heart of Carlton, a place in the beautiful and historic district of Melbourne. Ian Johnston, the proprietor of this B&B, may greet you at the door as he returns from a walk about the neighborhood. He will likely... More

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Hastings, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Fab location, super host, lovely little dog Daisy, and great room. Ian has great recommendations for things to do and see, and is there when you need him but not at all in your face. Brekky is a self serve which is really nice, as you can grab it when you feel like it, just like at home. The room... More

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Riverdale
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Stayed at 169 Drummond this February for almost 2 weeks. This place is terrific. Great location near Carlton Gardens, the city and good restaurants. Ian, the host is welcoming, friendly, and makes great coffee. We stayed in a room with a small garden out back. The beds were comfortable, the place was immaculate and even though it was 107 degrees... More

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Canberra, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

... I really want to keep the secret. However, Ian, Daisy and their beautiful residence at 169 Drummond St deserve my praise and your patronage. 169 Drummond St is the absolute best place to stay in Melbourne. Ian and Daisy are wonderful hosts and their home is perfectly situated. On the edge of the city, just a street over from... More

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London
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Ian and his elderly dog Daisy are your hosts here, and they are excellent at it. It's mostly gay clientele, but that just shows that we've got good taste :-) A fab old Victorian town house, full of character, well equipped rooms and good self service breakfast at a big table that you may or may not share with the... More

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Corvallis, Oregon
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91 reviews 91 reviews
11 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014 via mobile

We were welcomed into Ian's home and treated wonderfully during our 5 days in Melbourne. The room was spotless and very comfortable. Ian even turned on the air conditioning for us when he knew we were coming back in 44 degree weather. His restaurant recommendations were great. The location was superb for our needs. Overall, we came in as strangers... More

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Ottawa
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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

My partner and I stayed at 169 Drummond St. for two nights in mid-November. We had driven along the coast from Sydney over 5 days, and wanted to spend a day in Melbourne before continuing west on the Great Ocean Road. We arrived around 5:00 P.M., mainly because our host, Ian, had warned us that parking would become difficult to... More

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Address: 169 Drummond Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Carlton

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