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169 Drummond Street

169 Drummond Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia (Carlton)
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169 Drummond Street
Ranked #2 of 25 Melbourne B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Canberra, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

... 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
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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85 reviews 85 reviews
10 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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Beverley, England
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87 reviews 87 reviews
38 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We picked this based on past tripadvisor reviews and we were not disappointed. It's #1 for a reason. We stayed in large front room which was clean and spacious as past guest advised. It also had benefit of balcony over front of house which is a sun trap in the mornings. Ian is a great host, dry sense of humour,... More

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Baldock , Hertfordshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

My wife and I stayed at Ian's lovely B+B for 5 fantastic nights. We had the main bedroom at the front of the property which was clean, spacious and charming. The property itself was a grand Victorian double storey terrace which ticked all the box's. It was a stones throw from the city and close to many great restaurants and... More

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Launceston, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

I had the pleasure of staying for 4 nights in October of this year and found Ian to be the perfect host. A great balance of giving you privacy whilst also being absolutely willing and helpful with tips and advice for places to eat and go. I travelled solo without my family and it was a wonderful peaceful break. How... More

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Seattle
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60 reviews 60 reviews
55 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

* owner(s) include Daisy, Ian's adorable (elderly) puppy! My husband and I spent two night here and couldn't have been more welcomed or pleased with our selection. There are MANY choices for Melbourne but only ONE home like this! What makes it special? Ian...as he's very kind, helpful, witty and gracious and there aren't a lot of people like that... More

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Shanghai, China
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

My girlfriend and I stayed there for 4 nights and a had a very enjoyable time at this fine B&B in a great location in Melbourne (in little Italy and near the University). Ian and Daisy were excellent hosts. Would stay there again without a doubt.

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Montreal
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We've stayed with Ian & Daisy several times over the years, and loved each stay. Returning is a no-brainer! Ian is a delightful host - helpful and charming. Breakfast is "serve yourself", and is always available, so no worries sleeping in if you're in the mood to do so. Carlton is one of Melbourne's gems - you will love the... More

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Address: 169 Drummond Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Carlton
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Ranked #2 of 25 B&Bs / Inns in Melbourne

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