The Nunnery

Top choice hostel in Fitzroy, Collingwood & Abbotsford

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Built in 1888, the Nunnery oozes atmosphere, with sweeping staircases and many original features; the walls are dripping with religious works of art and ornate stained-glass windows. You’ll be giving thanks for the big, comfortable lounges and communal areas. The next-door Nunnery Guesthouse has larger rooms in a private setting (from $130). It’s popular, so book ahead. All rates include breakfast.

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11AM checkout

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
THE MOST DELICIOUS BREAKFAST:
A variety of delicious fresh bakery bread delivered every morning, served with Nutella, Peanut Butter, Jam, Butter and Vegemite. For those cereal lovers we also have cornflakes, Rice Bubbles/ Coco Pops and canned fruit. All the tea, coffee and hot chocolate you can drink .

TUESDAY:
MOVIE NIGHT- cozy up in front of the TV and settle in for a night of movie magic and popcorn of course!.

WEDNESDAY:
MYSTERY EVENT- Join Teddy for our mystery night adventures, check times and details with reception. Previous events include trips to the night markets, quiz nights, life drawing, comedy and more.....


THURSDAY:
PUBCRAWL- Fitzroy pub Guru Teddy will take you on a night to remember. Super cheap drinks, amazing times and a little a boogie to be had! Non guests welcome!

FRIDAY:
SUMMER BBQ -Teddy hosts a very Aussie BBQ. Burgers, Sausages, bread, onions, and tomato sauce, yum! And of course ...some goon! FREE for inhouse guests only.

SUNDAY:
PANCAKE BREAKFAST Our night porter cooks up a pancake storm with your choice of maple syrup, jam and Nutella so you wake up right on this glorious day!

Services
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.
FREE BIKE HIRE NOW AVAILABLE. See reception to hire- just leave some ID and a $20 deposit.

Checkin
From 1pm
We can look after your bags free of charge from 8am.


Features of The Nunnery

Other

  • Airport transfers
  • Bbq
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board games
  • Book exchange
  • Free breakfast
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common room
  • Cots available
  • Dryer
  • Dvd's
  • Telephone/fax facilities
  • Free city maps
  • Hair dryers
  • Hair dryers for hire
  • Hot showers
  • Internet access
  • Key card access
  • Self-catering facilities
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry facilities
  • Linen included
  • Security lockers
  • Microwave
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Tours/travel desk
  • Towels included
  • Washing machine

Services

  • Luggage storage
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