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Private Room, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
North Fitzroy, Yarra, Greater Melbourne, Victoria

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SMS750
Perth, Australia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Stay here!”
Reviewed 21 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

Just back from 4 nights with Sal and Vinnie in their lovely, comfortable, roomy B&B - more like an apartment with sitting room, private entrance and courtyard. Fitzroy North and Carlton North are delightful for browsing, shopping and eating. An interesting walk to lovely gardens, Museum, Zoo even into the CBD or, easy to catch the tram around the corner. Great breakfasts. Sal & Vinnie were so hospitable and helpful with Melbourne local knowledge for travellers. We'll be back.

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Liked best: The privacy and it was immaculately clean
Liked least: I liked everything
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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madmaisie...
n.yorkshire, england
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16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“home from home”
Reviewed 2 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013
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We (parents and teenage daughter) stayed for 3 nights. The accommodation is lovely, and having the attached little sitting room with TV, and courtyard garden was a real bonus. Fabulous breakfasts (v good yoghurt, fresh fruit, homemade bread) and helpful, friendly hosts. They even got up at 05.00 to see us off! We used the driver that they recommend for airport arrival and departure.

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Quarrion
Perth
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Fantastic location and service!”
Reviewed 30 October 2012 for a stay in October 2012

Our stay with Sal and Vinnie was one of the highlights of our trip to Melbourne. We were there for almost three weeks and we felt like we were living at a home away from home. The breakfast provided was the BEST we have come across in our travels - fruits, toast, crossiants, cereal, omlette and best of all freshly squeezed orange juice every day. The ammenities are fantastic, with private entry and we were able to use their laundry for washing. The location is very near to two tram lines and an easy walk into the eclectic Brunswick St area. North Fitzroy village and restaurants are also in walking distance. The arranged pick up from the airport was also very handy as we found taxi drivers had trouble finding the street. Perfect place to stay for long city visits when a hotel room is just too small, or for people who want a bit more space and privacy. Other B&B's could learn a lot from the way this accomodation is run.

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Liked best: The daily breakfast of croissants and fresh OJ
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Nigel H
Auckland
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Perfect BnB”
Reviewed 9 January 2012 for a stay in January 2012

A great place to stay for a break in Melbourne. Well located for city and North Fitzroy village. Sal and Vinnie are truly excellent hosts, extremely helpful with lovely breakfasts. The unit is a generous size, well appointed and equipped. An easily recommendable stay. We will definitely stay again next time in Melbourne.

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Liked best: Friendly service.
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Reviewed 10 July 2011 for a stay in April 2011

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