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The Nunnery

116 Nicholson Street, Fitzroy 30065, Melbourne, Australia, Distance from city centre: 1.6km

Rating: 83% from 14 reviews

  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 84%Staff
  • 82%Security
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 87%Location
  • 82%Value for money
  • 78%Facilities

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  • Everything was excellent. The staff were super helpful!!
  • 100%
  • 13 Jun 2014 Genevieve Ireland
  • The kitchen is ridiculously small. Toilets and showers are old but functioning.
  • 69%
  • 19 Mar 2014 Anonymous USA
  • Great hostel, great staff. Free breakfast is great especially the breads. The annex building is nicer than the main building so stay there if possible but both are great anyways.
  • 86%
  • 23 Feb 2014 Anonymous Northern Ireland
  • Really nice place to stay. I would definitely recommend this hostel to my friends!
  • 94%
  • 04 Jan 2014 Anonymous Finland
  • The Nunnery guest house is a good place to stay in Melbourne in a cozy and tranquil hostel. I missed breakfast as other hostels provide. We returned to the hostel in the first day of stay late (11pm) without had checked in and got the security keys. We almost stayed that night outside, thanks god not due to somebody who opened the door for me. We called the number of reception desk and rang the door bell, but no one of the staff showed up.
  • 66%
  • 04 Jan 2014 Marcelo Brazil
  • This comment is for not the Nunnery. On our way to australia our plane was turned around due to a fuel problem and had to go back to the states. By the time I had dealt with the airline I tried to contact you to notify the Nunnery we wouldn;t be coming. With the stess of the situation, I didn't realize that I was required to contact the Nunnery directly. As you were the ones whom took my booking, You could have forwarded my email to them or at least notified me. Please respond
  • 66%
  • 09 Dec 2013 Anonymous USA
  • Decent atmosphere. There are lots of people who are staying long term. It's not very clean even though the kitchen is closed 3 hours a day. Good location though.
  • 63%
  • 29 Nov 2013 Christian Denmark
  • This hostel is amazeballs! Really nice atmosphere, everything is nun themed as it used to be a convent. Staff is super nice and chill. Themed nights are great, the Thursday night pub crawl was the best! Sunday night sausage sizzle also key! Rooms are big and bright, doonas are super plush and comfy. Had a great time here, would stay again.
  • 97%
  • 14 Nov 2013 Anonymous USA
  • Absolutely awesome hostel!!! Really friendly guests and staff and there is always something fun going on (bbqs, pub crawls, trivia nights)! It's in a great location: right near a tram stop, grocery store, pretty park and Brunswick street which has tons of great shops, bars and restaurants. It's a really unique, cute building as well. There's breakfast included and there is always tea, coffee or hot chocolate. The only place I would stay in Melbourne! It's the best!
  • 100%
  • 12 Nov 2013 Bri USA
  • I was told several pieces of info by the staff that wasn't true. My bunkbed ladder felt like it could break at any time when I was climing up. My roomate yelled at me for having to ge up early to take an early flight. I ended up getting packed and semi changed in the hallway. Also it was noisy from the street.
  • 54%
  • 26 Oct 2013 Anonymous Canada
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