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Large private art-deco room w/ensuite
Large private art-deco room w/ensuite
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
You won’t be charged yet

Colm & Fiona:
An Irish couple who love to travel. We are happy to provide advice for all things Brunswick, Melbourne, Australia and further. We provide breakfast on Saturdays if you are around, as well as sometimes dinner. Hablamos espanol. Nous parlons francais.

The house:
Quiet spot only minutes from transport (train / tram), shops, markets, pubs and restaurants. 20 minutes to the City by train, 25 from the airport.

The room:
Large queen bedroom with walk-in-robe and private bathroom.

The space

Your own private queen bedroom in an art-deco townhouse, close to just about everything you could think you need, and lots of things you didn't know you needed, and some things you might not even need. WiFi is available throughout the house.

Guest access

You have your own bathroom, and are free to use the kitchen, living area and laundry (if you need it), as well as our grassed balcony. For security, there is a small safe in your walk-in-robe.

Other things to note

We are very close to the airport, and have really easy access to the city. All that Brunswick has to offer is within walking distance, and we can give recommendations on where to eat and drink locally and in town.

We speak a little Spanish and French.

Smoking allowed
Wireless Internet

Extra people No Charge
Weekly Discount: 15%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 1PM
Self check-in with lockbox

- Be nice to the neighbourhood cat that comes to visit
- Smoking permitted outside
- Seems strange to say it, but we would like people to be recycling, energy and water conscious
- Bedroom snackage is fine, bedroom meals are generally not really fair to the next people staying
- No "instant booking" on behalf of other people - contact us to explain and we'll see what we can do


Safety features
Smoke detector

2 nights minimum stay

8 Reviews

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Esther User Profile
October 2017
Everything was even better than expected. One of the best air bnb experiences I've had. It was hard to leave the room and Colm and Fiona are most welcoming hosts going above and beyond any expectation. Their attention to detail is second to none. A real gem in Brunswick!

Jess User Profile
September 2017
Colm's place is a beautiful townhouse tucked in a quiet and quaint street, warm and full of character. It's a few minutes walk to Sydney road for restaurants and shopping, or train station for a short ride to the city. Our hosts are very warm and caring, sensitive to our needs and pays attention to even the tiniest detail to ensure our stay is perfect. Given the chance we will definitely stay here again!

Susan User Profile
August 2017
excellent hosts. you can have a good laugh with colm and fiona . they have almost everything to offer you . its clean neat tidy comfortable , you have peace and quiet, a nice warm room for winter or a cool room for summer. they offer for you to use their laundry. you come and go as you please without disturbing the hosts ( i hope) and they have so many books to read so if you just want to hang out in the room there plenty of literature!! they surprised us with baking us some soda bread and that came about just talking about what we did and liked on our own travels overseas. how kind is that . very!! try the place out for yourself. it felt like i was staying in an old warehouse revamped into a beautiful home and air bnb. i havent stayed in a warehouse before but it reminds me of the old fremantle warehouses they have redeveloped in perth and i love them!! thank you again colm fiona

Phil User Profile
April 2017
Colm and Fi's place is fantastic, close to the Brunswick nightlife, the place is clean comfortable and safe. Colm and FI are also lovely hosts, and we wish we'd had a bit more tiem to chat with them. We had a great time staying here and would happily do say again, and would recommend to others.

William User Profile
April 2017
Lovely room, great place to stay.

Nathalie User Profile
March 2017
The Wow Factor! Colm and Fiona could not have done more to make my stay as easy and welcoming as it was! Colm answers all your emails and messages really quickly and always tries to make life easier for you. Early check-in? No Problem. Late check-out? No problem. They even drove me to the airport on my last day! The room is really great, very clean and beautifully appointed. You have your own french doors to a side alley so the room is really airy when these are open, there is even aircon available. You have your own modern bathroom, dressing room and room safe. Frankly this room is like a hotel room with hairdryer, adaptors, information booklets on the area etc... I was lent a bike to get to my course and Colm printed off a map to make life easier for me. From the airport I took the bus into the CBD and then jumped onto a direct train to the station 5 minutes from the house. I made full use of the tram at the end of the road which took me straight into Melbourne Central as well as the Italian area. Locally there are great cafes, shops and even the Ugg factory and store a stone's throw away. I left Melbourne with great memories and really believe that staying with such giving and generous hosts helped towards making my stay even more special.

Luke User Profile
February 2017
Without question the best Airbnb experience we've had anywhere in the world - when the Airbnb founders originally pitched their idea, I imagine they'd have been describing an experience just like the one we had with Colm and Fi. Their spare room is beautifully decorated in an Art Deco style, with a lovely en-suite bathroom and walk in wardrobe. Big comfy bed and even a comprehensive stash of toiletries - a god send for anyone who's been on the road a while. The open plan shared space is beautiful and has every mod-con, including the coolest toaster we've ever used. Colm and Fi made us feel so welcome during our stay and their place immediately felt like home. It was like visiting old friends. They cooked us an incredible breakfast on Saturday, baked us bread, shared travel stories with us, shared beers, gave us some great travel tips for our trip here - they even gave us a lift to our next place. It was a wonderful week and I cannot recommend their place highly enough. We were sad to have to leave!

Victoria, AustraliaJoined in March 2015
Colm User Profile
Interaction with guests

We can interact as much or as little as you like. We love to cook and if you are here when we are cooking dinner you will be welcome to join us (must like spicy). We give anybody who stays Friday night breakfast on Saturday morning, if desired. Seasonal menu.

We have a small-medium library of travel guides and reference books in the house, some in your room, some in the living room.

About Colm

We haven't been everywhere. Yet. But we have found that all the best quotes are overused.

We love diving and Spain and reading and travelling and Latin America. Ultimately i think we've discovered every trip distils down to the people and the food.

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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