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169 Drummond Street

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If you want real parmesan, cut from the block, grated over your pasta with a twist of style, this is the place. Until recently, this neighborhood was home to the notorious ‘Carlton Crew,’ a pseudo mafia who started their day with a local espresso. They are gone, but the espresso still runs strong in this Little Italy which has something for everyone. Starched white tablecloths, candles, pizza the way they do it "back home" and maybe even a bit of amore. The number of gelato choices will leave you in a state of indecision and wide footpaths, big awnings and a sea of packed tables makes this al fresco dining experience a continental buzz. Even if you’re not eating, it’s worth the stroll just for the people-watching, which, of course, is an Italian tradition.
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Great location, quiet, clean and comfortable. Great host who shared local information, points of interest and welcoming conversation. Good choice of breakfast foods and a homely dining room. Kitchen area perfectly clean and orderly. Would be happy to stay again and recommend
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Response from IanJ3053, Owner at 169 Drummond Street
Responded 5 days ago
Thankyou for being the perfect guests. It was a pleasure to have you stay.
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Once again we stayed at Ian's BnB and again, not disappointed. Room 4 is the Queen bedroom, large, plenty of room, double opening doors onto a balcony, ensuite bathroom, plenty of towels and toiletries. 'Continental' breakfast included in room cost. Conveniently situated in the
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Response from IanJ3053, Owner at 169 Drummond Street
Responded Nov 6, 2018
Thankyou for your review and continuing to visit 169
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I have stayed in a lot of b&b all over the world but this experience was just great what a hidden gem . Ian and betty are the most warmest inviting that you will find anywhere meticulously clean and everything at your fingertips situated close to Melbourne iconic lygon street a
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Response from IanJ3053, Owner at 169 Drummond Street
Responded Aug 12, 2018
Thankyou for the review. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay.
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We loved staying at Ians lovely B&B in the heart of Melbourne. The property is within walking distance to some lovely restaurants and Melbourne centre, with a tram line about 5 minutes walk away if you want to go further afield. It is set on a quiet road, which was peaceful and
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Response from IanJ3053, Owner at 169 Drummond Street
Responded Jun 20, 2018
Thankyou for your review.Betty and I enjoyed your company.
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Close to cafes, restaurants and transport 169 Drumond St was the perfect place to stay for our Melbourne holiday. Ian and Betty were the wonderful hosts and meeting other guests and sharing highlights of Melbourne over breakfast was a perfect way to start each day. An absolute
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Response from IanJ3053, Owner at 169 Drummond Street
Responded Apr 1, 2018
Thankyou for your warm review. We loved having you stay with us.
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Is car parking available?
You would have to ask the owner when you contact him, I do think there is limited car parking available out the back but every time I have visited I haven't had a car so not quite sure, sorry I can't be any more help there.
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how do we contact owner/host in order to make a booking?
Just google "169 drummond street carlton vic"
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How can I book a room? What is your email address?
Hello, I have tried to answer with an addie contact but to no avail. Just try and google it. Punch in the address intogoogle and you should be ok.
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Hi I am enquiring how to book the B&B please? Regards
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"The front room with the balcony is lovely"
"Room 2 has a full-length private balcony, which makes a perfect chill-out spot."
"all rooms quiet considering it is in a very cosmopolitan part of town"
"Both rooms we stayed in (3 and 4) were quiet and comfortable."
"Front upstairs room has a large balcony, all upstairs rooms are quite."
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