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The Nunnery

  • Value For Money 8.2
  • Security 8.8
  • Location 9.0
  • Staff 9.1
  • Atmosphere 8.7
  • Cleanliness 8.3
  • Facilities 8.2

Hostelworld says

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!
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Property Description

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The Building
This beautiful old Nunnery was built in 1888 and features intricate stain glass windows, grand staircases, and outdoor balconies with some great views of the city and surrounding area. The lovely vintage charm and character has been maintained over the years, adding to the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of the hostel.
We offer both exquisite dormitory rooms as well as a beautiful private rooms in the Guesthouse next door which has its own kitchen and bathroom and those wanting the privacy of their own room.

Free Events
Everyday breakfast: Continental breakfast is included each day. This consists of freshly baked bread delivered daily, cereal and your choice of tea, coffee and hot chocolate all day.
Soup Night: Delicious soup made by one of our lovely staff every Wednesday
Pub Crawl: Bar tour around the local Fitzroy area every Thursday night
BBQ: Friday afternoon in our lovely courtyard, in the sunshine!
Pancake Breakfast: Sunday mornings

Reception is open 8:00am – 1:00am with Mother Superior available outside these hours to let you in.
The Nuns are all local Melbournians who can direct you to all the hotspots in town and help you with any questions at all.
All rooms are provided with bedding, towels and heating for winter or fans for summer.
Shared bathroom facilities, laundry facilities and a fully equipped guest kitchen.

From 1pm
We can look after your bags free of charge from 8am.
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  • Value For Money 8.2
  • Security 8.8
  • Location 9.0
  • Staff 9.1
  • Atmosphere 8.7
  • Cleanliness 8.3
  • Facilities 8.2
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The Nunnery Located at 116 Nicholson Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne.
The Nunnery
Melbourne Victoria 3065 116 Nicholson Street, Fitzroy
86% 1313
-37.8023244 144.9742448
The Nunnery
    Rooms available 12 Bed Mixed Dorm 4 Bed Mixed Dorm 8 Bed Mixed Dorm Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom Standard Twin Private Shared Bathroom Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom Single Private Shared Bathroom Basic Twin Private Shared Bathroom Superior 6 Bed Private Shared Bathroom Basic 6 Bed Female Dorm Basic 4 Bed Female Dorm Deluxe Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom Superior 5 Bed Private Shared Bathroom Basic 3 Bed Private Shared Bathroom Superior Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

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Wed 29 Jun 2016 - Sat 2 Jul 2016 Change

Room Summary

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Latest Review

" Great location in cool Fitzroy, a couple blocks from free tram (or stop right next to hostel if you want to pay), across from Museum, walk to most sites or take Tram. Building beautiful, but rooms worn and bunk beds rackety. Must pay WIFI. Decent pillows/sheets, heater in room. Not all rooms have lockers. Shared bathrooms interesting set up but cold and could be cleaner. Breakfast is cereal & bread. Some residents not sociable & some rude talking loudly in hallways @midnight or singing @6am "

- Anonymous
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  • Free

    Free Breakfast Linen Included Free City Maps Towels Included

  • General

    Security Lockers Key Card Access Common Room Bicycle Parking BBQ Book Exchange Hot Showers Reading Light Hair Dryers For Hire Hair Dryers Ceiling Fan Card Phones Steam Room

  • Services

    Internet Access Laundry Facilities Airport Transfers Luggage Storage Fax Service Tours/Travel Desk Late check-out Reception (limited hours)

  • Food & Drink

    Tea & Coffee Making Facilities

  • Entertainment

    Board Games



Credit Cards Accepted No Curfew

The Nunnery says

I think what makes us extra special is the extras we offer our guests. We've got free breakfast every morning plus free events all week like movie night on Tuesdays, homemade soup on Wednesdays, pub crawls on Thursdays and wine and nibbles or BBQ on Fridays.
We really aim to offer a unique experience; after all, our hostel was built in 1888 and for 60 years used to be an actual nunnery! We take pride in helping our guests enjoy the very best Melbourne has to offer.
The nearest main attractions are the Melbourne Museum and Melbourne Exhibition centre; personally, I recommend guests check out the bars, cafes and restaurants around nearby Brunswick Street and Smith Street.
    Jacqui, Assistant Manager
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Things to Note

Cash, Eftpos and Visa/MasterCard/bank cards are accepted.

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

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