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The Nunnery

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116 Nicholson St., Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
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Huskisson, Australia
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

great inexpensive family weekend in melbourne walkable to many attractions suggest the lower floor of he non hostel area as much more secluded and easily available to courtyard,kitchen and community ares

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We my husband, son and myself stay here for any trip to Melbourne. It has a great location, so close to the city and Brunswick street and across the road from the park. It's has a trams out the front and great places to eat. It's clean, nice atmosphere, and a nice place to stay. Plus it's a great price!... More 

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Chula Vista, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For our recent three-night stay in Melbourne, we really wanted to love the Nunnery. Instead of loving it, however, we ended up merely liking it . . . at least some features. We enjoyed the charm of the old building, the wit displayed on the walls, and the easy-to-talk-to staff at reception. We also liked the convenient location--a short walk... More 

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights and it was great! We stayed in the Nunnery Guesthouse and that was a great spot for us. We felt accommodated and everything we need was there. The room was spacious! and we had a heater which helped us at night. The beds were also super comfortable and they were fresh. The location was... More 

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Thank jdlr122
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really well-run hostel with loads of character, friendly people floating around. Rooms are well-equipped, comfortable, and noise was not an issue at all. Although, I would recommend asking for a room away from the street. The area is incredibly central but peaceful. Would definitely stay there again, and hope to.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We had a private family room which was small but clean and comfortable. The free breakfast was great and the staff was very friendly. Location is awesome. Right across the street from the Melbourne Museum and a tram stop with access to everything is right out the front door. Try the little restaurant around the corner called Grub. We ate... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

The staff were lovely, the place was clean, and the location was great. Right on a tram line and still walking distance to lots of places. It is a great hostel type place, but it probably wasn't the right choice for us (2 friends sharing) - sharing a bathroom and the little beds ( a split queen) left us wondering... More 

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Mount Gambier, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We arrived at 1pm and the reception girl was lovely, the room in hostel wasn't quite ready, which was annoying but got in 15 minutes later. Always ask for a room off the road, we stayed in room right on road and glad I had my earplugs. We are between 40/50 age group and most that stay there are 20-30... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Hostel located in a walking distance to the center and famous Fitzroy with it's nightlife, opposite beautiful Carlton gardens in a old historic building. Good facilities, cosy outside courtyard where all people meet around a glass (can drink your own alcohol), friendly staff, good wifi although a bit expensive. There are activities organized almost every evening. One of the best... More 

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Thank Ana B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

I stayed in the Guest House (there are two buildings, so ask for that one - it is quiet). Pretty unbelievable for around $100 - enormous room, marble fireplace, polished floorboards, swag curtains, antique furniture. DVD player in the television, small fridge in the room, big communal kitchen with fresh bread rolls in a wicker basket for breakfast. And did... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
11am Checkout! 19th century charm meets the freshness of modern day Melbourne in this totally unique hostel. Situated in super hip Fitzroy and only a short 10min stroll to the city, The Nunnery is a beautiful old building with exquisite shared and private rooms as well as lounge areas for chilling and courtyards for hanging out... in the sunshine! It's great for travellers looking to experience the best of Melbourne's live music, café's and bars located in and around Fitzroy as well as the famed laneway nightlife of the city. The Nuns (staff) help create a relaxed and social home away from home, offering FREE breakfast every day (pancakes Sundays) as well as FREE weekly pub crawls, soup nights and BBQ's with wine also supplied. The Nunnery - it's Heavenly ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Nunnery

Address: 116 Nicholson St., Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Yarra > Fitzroy
Price Range: $25 - $56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 75
Also Known As:
The Nunnery Hotel Melbourne
The Nunnery Fitzroy, Greater Melbourne
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