Artist's heritage CBD home + pool!

Apartment - Entire home/apt · A'Beckett Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia

A wonderfully bright, spacious & clean apartment in 1884 brick building. Filled with original artwork, music, books & all that one requires to enjoy a comfortable and relaxing stay. Live like a local in this unique home. Stay in & cook or take a very short walk to endless wonders throughout the city.

The Space

New York-style apartment in the heritage building that once was Melbourne's first Telecom hub in the late 1800s. Now adjoined to a modern tower in peaceful Wills Court. Has a long entrance hall, dining space, galley kitchen and living area with natural sunlight & balcony. Bedroom with ensuite bathroom.

Interaction with Guests

Guests can use everything to feel at home & relax in style. High-speed wireless internet, record player, television & DVD, espresso machine with free Quists coffee, Riedel wine glasses, Kitchen Aid, original Nintendo, pool, spa & gym + more. Fresh linen & towels provided for guests. Iron, hairdryer, hanging space, Myki pass & map also provided.

The Neighborhood

Melbourne Central & Queen Victoria Market just a couple blocks away. Next to Flagstaff Gardens & a short walk to Federation Square.

Getting around

Public transport & taxi rank very close by.

For any further details about the apartment & surrounding areas, or booking info, feel free to contact me.

Thank you

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $29 / night after the first guest
Check In: 1:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Moderate

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • As described in previous reviews, Francis' apartment is in a perfect location. You can walk most anywhere, take the free streetcar, or or any other form of public transit. It is a spacious one bedroom affording one some extra room, though it would be nice to have a few empty drawers or open closet space. There is a well equipped kitchen where we did prepare several small meals. The large flat screen TV is great for watching Footy (my first experience), but I recommend repairing or replacing the non-functional remote. When I'm traveling I like to take a mid-afternoon break each day, and this apartment lends itself to this. Francis is flexible with check-in/check-out. The apartment could have been cleaner. Overall, I recommend this apartments for its location and the fact it is a dedicated one bedroom in a great location.

    March 2014
  • Francis was very responsive to my e mails and calls. He even agreed to accept a package for me prior to my arrival. He was very generous and friendly. The location was very convenient with a great little shop downstairs.

    February 2014
  • We had a great time at Francis' apartment! The place has the feel of a New York artist's flat, full of original art, music, books, quirky design touches. It is super central and ideally located for exploring Melbourne, even on foot. The building's pool / jacuzzi area is a nice extra feature, one of the little luxuries that can make a big difference. Francis has been an exemplary host, very friendly and welcoming. He checked us in late at night and gave us lots of tips about local places to see and do -which we are very glad to have "discovered"! We would warmly recommend Francis' apartment to anyone wanting to experience Melbourne with a bit more of a personal touch.

    February 2014
  • Great host, great vibe!

    The apartment was amazing! The art, the music, the area - everything coupled together to create a great atmosphere.

    The facilities available were first-class - especially the pool, which we took advantage of!

    Thanks for a great stay! Highly recommended.

    February 2014
  • The reservation was canceled 3 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

    February 2014
  • It was an amazing stay! Francis was extremely nice and the place was great! The apartment was really close to everything which made it convenient to get around. It was cosy and we both felt really safe in the building. Thanks for the awesome stay Francis! :)

    January 2014
  • I cannot fault anything to do with this inner city apartment and simply cannot recommend it enough! Francis was a delight to deal with and made checking in and out a breeze.

    Everything was within walking distance, making the location five stars. The apartment was fully stocked with everything we could imagine we would need and the lap pool and gym made for very nice extras.

    The apartment itself was stunning. A contemporary design within a historic building and filled with beautiful art by Francis. The experience hands down encapsulates what airbnb travel can offer over hotel accommodation.

    Thanks so much Francis. I'll definitely be recommending the apartment to anyone traveling to Melbourne and hopefully I will be back to stay sometime soon!

    January 2014
  • Absolutely fantastic stay, Francis was really flexible about meeting us and his apartment is amazing. Would love to stay there again.

    January 2014
  • Francis was perhaps the best host we have ever experienced using air b'n'b.He was super diligent with his instructions, flexible with our requests and very available for questions. His house was perfect- organized, clean, and cool. We live in New York and it certainly captures the aesthetic of a cool NYC apartment. It's also perfectly located and close to everything- parks, transportation, groceries, bars and restaurants. Melbourne has become one of our fav places, and Francis and groovy apartment certainly contributed to our incredible experience discovering the city.

    January 2014
  • Francis' apartment is all that the photo's and reviews promise it to be: AWESOME! My friend and I stayed for three nights and we did not want to leave. The apartment is perfectly located in the Melbourne CBD and in walking distance to everything you need to explore the city. The size of the apartment is ideal with a fully functioning kitchen, comfortable bed, and modern (email hidden)e personal touches of art, collectables, and record collection made our stay here unique and memorable. Francis is a friendly host and was flexible with our check-in/out. Well worth every penny! Next time I travel to Melbourne I will be sure to stay here again. Thank you Francis!

    January 2014
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I enjoy books, music, film, tennis, wine, motorcycles, science, art, cricket, history, food & travel. Having lived in New York City, I've created a space that oozes urban comfort, style & simplicity inspired by abodes I visited... As I head away, may you enjoy this apartment as much as I do!
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