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The Nunnery

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed one night to explore Fitzroy. It's a bit more expensive then other hostels, I stayed in a co-ed room with 12 other people, originally in the main building but it was so messy and people were drinking in the room and taking pills. I asked the girl at reception if there were another rooms available as it was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building(s) where the Nunnery is located are a bit old, but it gives the hostel a cool look that's very charming and full of character. There are a number of fun cafes and activities to do nearby and it's a 15 minute walk to the city center. The Melbourne Museum is directly across the street along with a beautiful... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the quirkiness and history of this place. Pros - the location is great, right near a tram stop and just walking around the streets of Fitzroy is a very pleasant way to while away some time - lovely lounge area with a big dining table near the front window, a very pleasant place to hang out - Very... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed for two nights in the guesthouse with my two daughters. We had an excellent stay. All the staff we met or dealt with were absolutely brilliant. I had email queries before we stayed which were answered very promptly and positively. During our stay the staff were very kind, friendly and helpful. The converted buildings are quite beautiful, and... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a pleasant stay for 2 nights. Our twin room was simple and comfortable. Kitchen facilities on the ground floor included free breakfast. A bonus was the Friday night sausage sizzle and pancakes on Sunday morning :) The staff were very friendly and helpful. Great location for easy access in to town and an easy tram ride from the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Nunnery is addictive like a drug, you want to live in hostel for limited period of time but it sucks you in and you don't want to leave. Awesome eclectic mixture of people, with ever helpful nuns will ensure your stay is the experience of a lifetime!

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Thank Kevin B
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Highlights include, getting made incredible pancakes on Sunday by the hostel staff an then the most delicious scones/brownies/chocolate cake by one of the other guests - awesome! Great yarns around the breakfast table too! :)

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Thank elizabethcashby
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Free pancakes for breakfast one day, no worries if you lost your door key card, beautiful old building. Towel provided. Take a sleeping mask, and earplugs so that you can sleep well. Breakfast in general is good!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

Stayed here for a few weeks when I first moved to Melbourne and it is a really great place, they have free soup nights, free BBQ nights, free breakfast and pancakes on Sundays! the building is really old and historic and the Staff are super nice and will help you out with any questions you have. How every hostel should... More 

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Thank Lindsey M
Paddington, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

My room was perfectly beautiful. The nunnery has a lovely atmosphere with old world charm and warm, cosy comforts. I enjoyed staying and will come again. It's so convenient to everything Great place to stay

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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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 - $75 (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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