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3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   99 Park St. | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
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Ranked #20 of 26 Melbourne B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
29 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The property is really cosy & you feel at home straight away. It is a huge building with lots of rooms, they do really well to keep it so clean. The kitchen is large & has lots of pots, pans, plates, cutlery etc. We stayed in winter & there was a heater in the room which made the room really... More

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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52 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This hostel was once a 'senior' home. I felt like i was staying in my grandmother's home here -cozy, full of trinkets, dark corridors and somewhat musty. The hostel is like a maze. It took me two days to get to know my way around. The kitchen is a decent size and comes fully equipped. There are lots of common... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

Front desk initially pretty miserable as we arrived with 10 mins to spare before they closed. The room was ok, sheets were clean but my half of the bed was so uncomfy,I could feel all the springs. The bathroom floor was wet most of the time as the shower leaked, not always loo paper. No spoons for the 'breakfast', no... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

This is a rambling, old house in a good area. And that's where the good review ends. Firstly the owner is an absolute dragon. A noxious Irishwoman with an obvious chip on her shoulder, rules the roost with an iron voice and an overfed cat at her side. If her jagged, searing accent doesn't get you, her unforgiving halitosis will.... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

After driving through South Yarra in a taxi, taking in the views of the botanical gardens, the beautiful, well kept houses and the quirky streets I had a good feeling about this hostel.... Then I arrived! Opposite a row of clean, well kept houses stood this dirty, unmaintained, run down building. My friend and I looked at each other and... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

The house certainly has character, and you get the feel that you are visiting some old family member (with and odd taste in magazines). Location is good, and their description as to how you find your way there is spot on. The breakfast is fine and the kitchen facility is quite okay. That said, the beds are noisy and squeeky... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

I checked in and noticed most rooms are empty. Beds are very uncomfortable and I complained but staff said this is what we have. On second night more ppl checked in and due to no ventilation in the room there was horrible stench (Bo - room stinks) as reception was closed i had to wait till next day. Next day... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I enjoyed my stay at St Arnaud and liked the location to the city and public transport. The reception staff were very helpful and friendly and have a good knowledge of the area and public transport. It was good being able to access the internet, pay TV and having cooking facilities.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

It is a hostel and for the money you cannot expect any luxury. Bathrooms are sharred by everybody and most taps are leaking. We were four in one tiny room, quite hot with only a fan, window facing the yard. I cannot immagine how people sleep there in the middle of the summer. But the common areas - kitchen, dining... More

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

The staff in the hostel is rude, unpolite and extremely arrogant. We had limited access to internet even if the hostel promote a wifi connection. The second day we stayed at the hostel the manager decided to forbid the use of the kitchen taking away all the pots and closing the gas. There are only 6 bathrooms for 3 floors... More

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Address: 99 Park St. | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — St. Arnaud 3*
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