Art Deco Dreaming in Elwood

Apartment - Private room · Byron St, Elwood, VIC 3184, Australia

The Space

The Elwood Apartment

Private sunny room in second floor Art Deco apartment with only five other apartments in our block. There's a lovely garden outside with established trees and a big, fluffy cat lounging around on the grass watching proceedings.

Fully equipped (with character) kitchen, polished wooden floors and original bathroom. It's a spacious. light filled and relaxed apartment.

The Local Area

The apartment's a few blocks from the beach and conveniently located 6 minutes walk from Ripponlea train station and trams. Local stores include organic, supermarket, cafes, laundromat and bars. Also within walking distance of popular St Kilda and Acland street restaurant strip.

If you like open space, there is also Fl Dawkins and Clarke Reserves nearby--both of which are about a 5 minute walk away.

Public Transportation

The Apartment is only a 6 minute walk to Ripponlea train station. From there, it is only a 15 minute train ride to Flinders St Station in the heart of the CBD, where you can find cafes, shops, and street art in the hidden laneways.

There is also free parking on the street.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Weekly Price: $327 /week
Monthly Price: $1249 /month
Cancellation: Flexible

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • The house is clean and quiet. My host Belinda was very accommodating and helpful. She even lent me her extra bike to go around Melbourne....

    March 2014
  • Balinda is a very nice host,she is atentive and really kind, her house is in a very fun apartment building where we met a couple that became our friends, we had a good and calm time with her. :)

    March 2014
  • Belinda's home is every bit as comfortable and stylish as the photos suggest. The location is perfect for access to Elwood, St Kilda and Melbourne CBD with the beach only a short ten minute stroll. A regular tram and rail service is easily accessed a few blocks away and the Tennyson shops, cafés and laundromat are very convenient. I plan to stay with Belinda the next time I'm in town.

    Thanks for being a great host!

    March 2014
  • Belinda's place is fantastic, a beautiful renovated art deco unit in a terrific location. Made me wish I was living in Melbourne. Belinda is a great host and very accommodating. I had a lovely brunch with her and her friends. This was by far one of my favourite places I've stayed through airbnb, I hope to stay with Belinda again later in the year.

    February 2014
  • Wir haben uns wie zu Hause gefühlt!
    Belinda ist eine tolle Gastgeberin, das Appartement ist sehr stillvoll eingerichtet und gut gelegen.

    January 2014
  • Belinda was a lovely host and extremely helpful. Her apartment is very light and spacious and within walking distance to st kilda beach and the town centre. Would highly recommend staying here.

    December 2013
  • Had a pleasant stay at Belinda's place. Took me and my partner about 5-8 minutes to reach her place from Ripponlea train station, pretty straightforward. Beautiful interior and very clean. Toilet is a little old but it was alright. Belinda is such a nice and warm person. Always telling us to make ourselves feel at home and comfortable. Heater in the living room also helped us during the freezing weather.

    thank you again for having us!

    December 2013
  • Belinda's apartment was a nice place to stay in. She is a friendly hostess (for example recommended a superb exhibition and good cafes to me), enjoyed my stay here.

    November 2013
  • Nicely decorated place, hostess was nice and friendly. Really enjoyed our stay here!

    September 2013
  • Had a great time at Belinda's place. Everything was super clean and nice and it was great to stay in such a cared for place! It's a train ride out of town but we managed to hang out in local places like St Kilda and Elwood which is highly recommended as a chilled out, pretty area.

    September 2013
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University of Melbourne, University of Tasmania, Elizabeth College, Ogilvie High School
Creativity Australia / Creative Universe, arts@work/Arts Tasmania, Department of Education Tasmania
Whilst orginally from Melbourne, I have spent quite some time living overseas (most recently Tasmania!) and am thrilled to be back in Melbourne. I have an ongoing interest in the arts and currently work for an arts/events organisation situated a pleasant 30 minute bike ride away in the city. I like cycling on my faux-pony, op-shopping for hidden treasures and am so happy to be living in such a diverse and vibrant place. What can't I live without ............. my loved ones, being exposed to interesting adventures whilst taking time out for the quiet moments.
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