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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

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The Nunnery

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

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 outââ'¬¦ 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, FREE weekly pub crawls, soup nights and BBQ's with wine also supplied. The Nunnery - it's Heavenly!

Property Description

Overview
The Nunnery serves up the freshness of modern-day Melbourne with a side helping of 19th-century charm. What's the name about, you ask? Well, our Georgian building was built in 1888 and was an actual nunnery for 60 years. Now we're a small, unique, friendly hostel in the heart of Fitzroy. The Nuns (our staff) are all local Melbournians who can direct you to their favourite hotspots in town and help you with any questions about the hostel.

Location
Fitzroy is Melbourne's hipster hub, which means you only need to pop around the corner to find plenty of bars and shops. It'll take you 2 minutes to walk to Brunswick Street, and Melbourne Museum and Carlton Gardens are just across the road. We're on the main tram route, 96, but you can walk into the city centre in just over 10 minutes. It's easy to reach Melbourne Airport, you can book a Starbus for $22 and be dropped right outside our door.

Rooms and Dorms
Whatever your budget, we've got mixed, female-only dorms and private rooms to suit. Rooms described as “superior” are located next door in our Guesthouse. This building is semi attached to our main building and has its own shared facilities, for those wanting a little more privacy.

Extras and activities
We now offer new improved Free WiFi.
We also have hair dryers, straighteners, myki cards and sporting equipment to rent… just leave some ID.

Facilities
Staying in? Cook up a treat in our fully equipped kitchen, or swing by our lounge, balcony or courtyard areas to chill/socialise with other travellers. We also have 24-hour free baggage storage and coin operated Laundry services at your convenience.

Late Check in?...
Reception is open 8:00am – 9:30pm with Mother Superior available outside these hours to let you in.
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Overview

The Nunnery serves up the freshness of modern-day Melbourne with a side helping of 19th-century charm. What's the name about, you ask? Well, our Georgian building was built in 1888 and was an actual nunnery for 60 years. Now, we're a unique hostel in the heart of Fitzroy. We put on free group events every day – from movie nights to BBQs and pub crawls – and we'll make you breakfast for free every morning, too. There are even pancakes on Sundays...

Location

Fitzroy is Melbourne's hipster hub, which means you only need to pop around the corner to find plenty of bars and shops. It'll take you 2 minutes to walk to Brunswick Street, and the Melbourne Museum and Carlton Gardens are a 4-minute stroll away. We're on the main tram route, 96, but you can walk into the city centre in just over 10 minutes. It's easy to reach Melbourne Airport on the tram, or you can book a Starbus for just over $20 and be dropped right outside our door.

Rooms and Dorms

Whatever your budget, we've got mixed and female-only dorms and private rooms to suit. All options come with free bedding and towels, as well as a free storage locker. So you feel at home, there's a free-to-use hairdryer or straightener – just ask a staff member. We'll also make sure you've got a fan at the ready during summer – perfect for beating that sweltering Aussie heat – and we'll put the heating on in winter. 

Extras and activities

The Nuns (our staff) are all local Melbournians who can direct you to their favourite hotspots in town and help you with any questions about the hostel. They'll even let you borrow a bike for free, if that's your thing – just head to the reception desk and pay a refundable security deposit. Staying in? Cook up a treat in our fully equipped kitchen, or swing by our lounge, balcony or courtyard areas to chill with other travellers. 

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.1

  • Security 8.7

  • Location 9.5

  • Staff 9.5

  • Atmosphere 8.2

  • Cleanliness 8.2

  • Facilities 8.4


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    13 May 2021
    Very naice
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    30 Oct 2020
    Awesome place to stay with in easy access to everything Melbourne has to offer close public transport, opposite beautiful parks and gardens and variety of eats and drinks all set in amazing historical building 😊💗❣️😀
    Australia, Female, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    17 Mar 2020
    Very cool looking hostel. Staff were a great help with getting around the city. The breakfast was nicer than I expected with fresh rolls and spreads. There’s always free coffee, tea and hot chocolate in the kitchen! They offer lots of free social activities in the evenings but due to the coronavirus situation they’re having to cancel some of those (not their fault tho just be aware). I will definitely be coming back!!
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    13 Mar 2020
    Cool place, really chill, food, and free bike rentals!
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    15 Apr 2021
    The hostel is beautiful, great location and the staff was really helpful. I had a private room which I thought was a bit pricey for the infrastructure provided. The restrooms were in good condition and clean.
    India, Female, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    17 Apr 2021
    The nunnery is more of a youth hostel vibe, not necessarily a bad thing. But can get noisy at early 2am times as rooms don’t have much sound protection. At least when I was there. I’m in my 30s now and I didn’t realise it was more of hostel type vibe then a budget hotel for all ages. But it was still good! Staff are good and location is rad.
    Australia, Female, 31-40
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    07 Apr 2021
    Alot of long term people but still all friendly. Quite a small kitchen and alot of people leave dishes to drain which is annoying but bathrooms and bedrooms were very clean. Definitely check out the op-shops in Fitzroy!
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    30 Mar 2021
    Amazing staff, ideal location and fun atmosphere. Kitchen is not great to cook in.
    New Zealand, Female, 25-30
  • 6.0

    Good

    16 Mar 2020
    they cancelled my reservation and were not able to notify me, the bad time at the airport was free, I never book here again... thanks for nothing the nunnery
    Chile, Male, 25-30
  • 4.3

    Rating

    13 Mar 2020
    Unfriendly staff, poor reservation management, run-down facility
    Canada, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Cots Available
  • Dryer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • Airport Transfers
  • Fax Service
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Wi-Fi


The Nunnery says

I think what makes us extra special is the extras we offer our guests.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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