We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
About
Location
Cleanliness
Service
Value
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
Read more
Property amenities
Paid Wifi
Paid Internet
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Good to know
HOTEL STYLE
Quirky Hotels
Location
Full view
Neighborhood
Fitzroy
Fitzroy is an unusual blend of working class roots, hip gentrification, and a robust bohemian work ethic. Along Brunswick Street and its side streets, you'll find little independent shops where local clothes and furniture designers display their wares. There are specialist bookshops, funky record bars, and quality vintage clothing shops where browsing is the next best thing to buying. Gertrude Street is famous for its cuisine and art galleries, but if you want to buy an old-fashioned snooker table, there is a shop for that too. Small pubs still exist, tucked away on the corners of suburban side streets that serve up traditional Sunday roasts. Live music abounds, and the street performers play so hard you worry to tip them would ruin their concentration. Venture to the Spanish quarter on Johnston Street and you may even find street dancing. It is all happening amidst off-beat street murals and the shuffle of a very funky neighborhood that embraces both old and new.
Read more
See all nearby hotels
Reviews (317)
Filter reviews
299 results
Traveler rating
108
103
44
20
24
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
108
103
44
20
24
Show reviews that mention
All reviews free breakfast the kitchen great location pub crawl main building bed room sunday morning common room old victorian bathroom facilities large table carlton gardens across the road long term spent nights brunswick st min walk
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 299 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clever marketing, great facilities and professional staff are the hallmarks of any good hotel, including backpackers. The Nunnery has all that and so much more. it's location in Fitzroy puts it in the hub of the Melbourne food and entertainment precinct. As a senior member...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Tony R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff, breakfast, atmosphere and location are all great. The only reason this is a negative review is because of bed bugs. Had I gotten bed bugs at the Nunnery due to a one off bad luck thing, I wouldn’t have bothered with this review....More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank blinkkidcarlos
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

stayed here for around a month with my friends and never did a thing wrong other than the fact we were late for a days payment once or twice because of pay day being the day after, (we always ended up paying when our pay...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Mikee C
Reviewed October 23, 2018

As the name "nunnery" suggests, this place is not a party hostel, and as a result, doesn't attract your typical muscly-dude-in-a-vest-with-a-guitar type backpacker. There's a well-enforced 10pm curfew, after which you keep the noise down. This means you can actually sleep if you're getting up...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Billy R
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

I recently stayed a week. Location was really good and easy to navigate the tram, nice park close by for fitness. Few mins walk to fitzroy cafes, shopping and drinks. Staff were always available and helpful. Nice vibe to meet others and go out Loads...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank breelucy
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
ex-koelner
September 12, 2018|
Answer
Response from Samantha O |
The rates are: $5 for a day, $10 for 3 days and $15 for the week. If you book a private room wifi is included.
1
Vote
Room Tips
"The smaller four bed rooms are in the quieter "wing""
422billyr
Oct 23, 2018
Read review
"Top floor is the quietest and with the best view."
felipemE6329UW
May 13, 2018
Read review
"If you can get it, get the guest house in the next building. Amazing."
scottv286
Nov 19, 2017
Read review
"Extend your stay a day in advance."
LukeK288
Sep 30, 2017
Read review
Show More 
PRICE RANGE
$25 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the nunnery hotel melbourne
LOCATION
AustraliaVictoriaGreater MelbourneYarraFitzroyFitzroy
NUMBER OF ROOMS
75
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing