(1) Stylish, East Melb 1bed apt

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Hotham Street, East Melbourne, VIC 3002, Australia

This freshly renovated, stylish one bedroom apartment is in the heart of East Melbourne on Hotham Street. It's a short walk to Melbourne's CBD and major attractions, and surrounded by cafes, restaurants, parks and public transport.

The Space

Location: 86 Hotham Street, East Melbourne
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This freshly renovated, stylish one bedroom apartment is in the heart of East Melbourne on Hotham Street - one of Melbourne's finest addresses with a variety of stately mansions, beautiful terrace houses and stunning apartments. The apartment is mere minutes from Melbourne's CBD and major attractions. It's ideal for professionals working in the city or at one of the nearby hospitals, or those coming to Melbourne for special events... and it's all yours.

The apartment has a brand new kitchen with Bosch appliances (cooktop, oven, dishwasher), refrigerator, microwave oven, kettle, toaster. You'll find all cooking utensils, a dinner setting and cutlery. Dining table seats four.

The living room is spacious with big windows and access to a small, secure balcony. Comfy sofa (which converts to a large single or small double bed) sits near the big screen plasma TV and desk should you need to work. The large double bed is located in the bedroom along with ample clothing storage space. Air conditioning and heating is provided for your comfort (please note: fair use policy applies).

In the bathroom you'll find the washing machine, dryer, shower/bath and toilet. There's also an ironing board and iron. You'll love the big, white, soft and fluffy towels!

The apartment includes secure parking. Broadband wifi, local and STD calls are included at no extra cost. All utilities are included (fair-use policy applies to electricity so please don't run aircon or heating 7x24). Cleaning (clean, change linen, fresh towels) is available on-request (extra charge) either once or twice per week. Please note this apartment offers easy ground-floor access.
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RESERVATIONS POLICY: Guests reserving this apartment may be checked into any one of our three apartments at 86 Hotham Street, East Melbourne. They are listed as (1), (2) and (3). All three apartments are in the same building, just along the hall from each other. All apartments are freshly renovated and offer the same standard of finish and features. If you wish for a specific apartment, please advise at time of booking.

Guest Access

The entire apartment is all yours. Make yourself at home!

Interaction with Guests

We'll check you in (although self check-in) is also available. We live nearby, so if issues arise we can usually drop around (unless we're off travelling). You can reach us easily and quickly by email (best) or telephone.

The Neighborhood

So what's within walking distance:
* Parks and Fitzroy Gardens - 1 to 5 minutes
* Nearest restaurants and shops - 2 minutes
* Nearest childcare centre - 2 minutes
* Melbourne Cricket Ground - 5 minutes
* Richmond and Bridge Road shopping - 5 minutes
* Freemason's & Epworth Hospitals - 5 minutes
* Peter Mac Centre & St Vincent's Hospital - 10 minutes
* Collins & Bourke Streets in the city - 15 to 20 minutes
* Yarra River and Royal Botanic Gardens - 15 to 20 minutes
* Exhibition gardens and Melb Museum - 20 to 30 mins

What's East Melbourne like? It's a stunning suburb. Separated from the city by two beautiful public gardens, you can relax as you walk the wide tree-lined streets, admiring the Victorian and Federation buildings. Relax in the Powlett Reserve or on Darling Square. Smile a friendly greeting at the people you pass, grab a morning coffee from the George Street cafe, enjoy an afternoon vino in the Fitzroy Gardens. Shopping at the discount designer outlets in Richmond, dinner at a fabulous Asian restaurant on Victoria street... it's all at your doorstep!

Getting around

Public transport is very close and very convenient. Wellington Parade and Victoria Street both offer very regular tram services to the city and suburbs. Tram stops and the Jolimont train station are less than 2 minutes walk!

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 3
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: $10 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Weekly Price: $740 /week
Monthly Price: $2883 /month
Security Deposit: $721
Cleaning Fee: $58
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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Cancellation: Strict

Overall Guest Satisfaction

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  • Great location, clean and tidy. Not much more you can ask for ... oh and it doesn't cost a arm and leg either.

    January 2014
  • Great location 2 streets away from the G. Apartment was very comfortable and had all the amenities required, Haydn was a great host, easy to deal with and communicated well.

    December 2013
  • I couldn't have asked for a better first experience with Airbnb. Haydn was incredibly helpful and organised throughout our stay. The pre-arrival property guide was useful before and during our stay; giving us directions and different travel routes/options from the airport to the accommodation, and providing information of the local area. Our late arrival was easily managed, and we were given instructions, which were quick to follow. The apartment was clean, tidy and well-furnished. A large amount of effort can be seen to have been spent on this homely space -- especially the new kitchen bench-tops! Haydn courteously contacted us the day after we arrived to ensure that everything was going smoothly. It was an absolute pleasure staying at this apartment, and we would recommend it to all our family and friends! Thanks so much Haydn :)

    November 2013
  • Good location and very comfortable apartment.

    November 2013
  • Haydn was a great host. He was helpful and prompt in replying to queries, and checked in to make sure everything was going smoothly. His unit was everything we hoped it would be. I highly recommend it as a great base for staying in Melbourne.

    November 2013
  • We stayed at Haydn's for 2 weeks in October, and highly recommend the place. Location is perfect: close to Fitzroy gardens and CBD, close to public transport, and at the same time it's quiet. The apartment is neat and tidy, clean and cosy. Haydn provided us with everything we needed. For us coming here was going home from home. Thank you Haydn!

    October 2013
  • Haydn was an awesome host. He was very accommodating and easy to work with. The apartment had everything needed for a comfortable stay. Very clean and modern flat. Also the location was great, close to Fitzroy gardens for an nice afternoon walk. I'd recommend this place to anyone as the location & flat is excellent in addition to Haydn being an excellent communicator and very accommodating. This was my first air bnb experience and it was a great way to start.

    October 2013
  • The location was excellent, ready access to transport, walking distance to CBD and other restaurant areas. Apartment is clean, modern and has all facilities. Haydn was easy to deal with and available if needed. We highly recommend this property.

    September 2013
  • Haydn was prompt to respond to my initial inquiry about his apartment and continued to be quick to respond before and during my stay. The apartment has a great kitchen which we used a lot. Wifi is great. Having secure parking was really handy. It was quite cold for our time in Melbourne and as the apartment has separate rooms, it is hard for the air conditioner to heat the whole apartment. Haydn quickly provided a second heater when I asked for one. The apartment is in a lovely area of Melbourne - it is quiet at night and you can walk through beautiful Fitzroy Gardens to the city. Also you are not far from outlet shopping on Bridge Road. We found a great cafe on the corner of New and York Streets (New York Tomato) where the coffee and the breakfast were great. There are a few train stations close by, as well as trams. Overall, we had a very good stay.

    August 2013
  • The apartment and location are great. The kitchen is fully equipped and renovated, and the apartment in general has been appointed with modern, functional furniture. The building and area are very quiet, and very close to trams, train station and walking distance to shopping/cafe/restaurant areas. Beautiful Fitzroy Gardens is 3 minutes away on foot. I loved staying here.

    Haydn was very responsive all at times, answering all my emails and questions in a timely manner. He was even nice enough to let me put my bags in the apartment before check-in time, since I had been flying for many hours prior to reaching Melbourne and arrived early in the morning. We initially had an issue with the way the apartment was left by the cleaning crew, but Haydn and Katrina called and emergency cleaning crew after business hours the same day, and both of them came by to personally supervise that everything was done right. They really took responsibility for this aspect of the service.

    In the end, the apartment was delivered in very clean condition and my stay was great.

    Katrina was also very kind to deliver extra sheets and a bathroom mat as soon as I requested it.

    July 2013
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Born in Melbourne, grew up in Melbourne, and this great city is home. My work in management consulting and executive education takes me around Australia, to Asia, the Middle East and Europe. I've been an airbnb host since beginning of 2012 (yup... since before airbnb was a global phenomenon) and have a range of properties on offer. You'll find they're all fabulously located, spotlessly clean and super-comfortable and convenient. I travel enough to know what makes for a great home-away-from-home... and that's what I promise to deliver for you. Happy to answer your questions about Melbourne or my properties A little about me? Hmm... three things I really like: - Boeing - INSEAD - Peking duck! ;-)
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