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169 Drummond Street

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No need for me to repeat what so many others have stated, but I will reinforce the consensus. Perfect location. Lovely room with a great shower. No nonsense breakfast which is most convenient - it gets you started so you can make it to the QV markets. Ian and his gorgeous puppy, Betty, are great fun and exceptionally communicative and... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Ian, our host, was great. There was a group of us and we booked the place out! Clean warm rooms. Smallish, but very adequate ensuite in my room, with good shower. Plenty of food for breakfast - cereals, toast, preserves, fruit, yoghurt. Lovely ground plunger coffee. Nice dining room to sit and have a cup of tea in on return... More 

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adelaide
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

greeted and treated more like a friend than a guest, thanks Ian for a very pleasant stay, Betty was also very welcoming and pleasant distraction, would love to visit again Thanks Ralph and Sylvia Bolingbroke

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Port Macquarie
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Thank you Ian. This was our second stay and it was just as nice as our first. We're looking forwatd to our trip down your way again in December and we're so happy to be able to book in early to secure your wonderful facility for our stay. Hi Betty!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

169 Drummond St is a lovely b&b in a terrace house located in a leafy street in Carlton. It consist of 4 guest rooms which are well appointed with comfortable beds, tv, plenty of hanging space for clothes and a nice en suite bathroom. Host Ian makes sure everything is right with your stay and is always up for a... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

We had a room facing historic Drummond St. with a balconey to step out on for evening wine. This is a beautiful Victorian B&B in the University area just off the Little Italy of Lygon St. with sought after restaurants and side walk cafes. Easy walking distance to the city center and bus stop for touring. Host Ian is a... More 

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Hingham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

We stayed at many B&Bs during our trip to Australia. Melbourne is a beautiful city. It is lively, the weather perfect and 169 Drummond St is a precious find for city accommodations. The location is 5 minutes from many popular restaurants and shops. Our host, Ian gave us the the best suggestions for dining, entertainment and relaxation. The house is... More 

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Wentworth Falls, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

This B& B is a great place to stay when visiting Melbourne. It is in a great location - just a short stroll to Lygon st where there are many interesting shops, cafes, restaurants and cinemas. It is only a short walk to the tram stop which takes you into the CBD . Despite being very close to the shops... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

A comfortable room in a character property located in a quiet leafy street just outside the CBD. A diy breakfast of cereal,toast and spreads was a convenient start to the day. Close to many excellent restaurants. My first choice if I am in Melbourne again

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

169 Drummond Street, is one of the best B&B places we've had the pleasure to stay in (3 nights). We found this little gem through TripAdvisor recommendation, and am so glad we booked it. Our early morning flight into Melbourne meant that we were way ahead of the official check in time of 2pm. Graciously, Ian, the very funny &... More 

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Staying in Lygon Street

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Lygon Street
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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  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about 169 Drummond Street

Address: 169 Drummond Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Lygon Street
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