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Private room in bed and breakfast

19th Century Terrace with Ensuites


19th Century Terrace with Ensuites

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
BreakfastThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

The space

Melbourne Accommodation -- 169 Drummond Street, Carlton is a 19th Century Terrace, authentically renovated, retaining original features, including marble fireplaces, polished floors with Persian runners and a winding cedar staircase. 19th Century elegance with 21st Century comforts and amenities distinguishes this guesthouse. The atmosphere is warm, where guests can relax in the communal living and dining area, furnished with antiques and artwork.

The perfect Melbourne accommodation for discriminating travellers who are looking for a friendly, informal place to stay in the city.
169 Drummond is located in historic Carlton, one block away from the centre of the vibrant Italian culture of Lygon Street and less than a km to Melbourne's CBD. There are 95 restaurants within walking distance. Our classic terrace residence is perfect for your stay in Victoria's capital.
We respect different lifestyles and enjoy sharing our guesthouse with all who enjoy the company of a diverse range of people.


Free parking on premises
Air conditioning

House Rules

Check out by 10AM


15 Reviews

Mary User Profile
February 2015
Had a great 5 day stay with Ian. He was very accommodating and helpful. Loved the neighbourhood, so near to the parks, the CBD and Lygon street cafes, restaurants and cinema. Loved the fresh fruit in the kitchen. Highly recommend staying here.
Ann-Sofie User Profile
December 2017
The bed was comfy, breakfast was awesome and company cheerful! There was pretty much a full kitchen available downstairs, with tea/coffee and cookies at our disposal. I loved the fresh fruit, cheddar cheese, the array of cereal and soy milk! No free WiFi unfortunately, but a very…
Suzanne User Profile
December 2017
Loved our stay at Ian's beautiful Victorian terraced house. A spacious room and great balcony to relax on and watch the world go by. Despite the room being at the front, the residential street was quiet at night. Tops is the proximity to the city centre and being able to reach ev…
Alenka User Profile
March 2017
It was a pleasure to meet IanJ. Staying at his house on Drummond Street was a very good experience. The bedroom was large and comfortable , also the bathroom. The house is nice, very well maintained , spotlessly clean and quiet. The location is perfect , walking distance to CBD ,…
Leone User Profile
October 2015
On arrival we were greated by Ianj very welcoming beautiful home,and the neighbourhood was very safe and quite,walking distance to city,museums,Great food.We will stay at Ianj again in the near future.thank you Ianj for making our stay homely.Peter and Leone
Silvia User Profile
August 2015
First of all, I found flowers in the room. Than made me feel very, very welcome. Ian was waiting for me, and explained all that I needed to know. I told him I am a bit obsessed with cleanliness, and he showed where I could find the necessary products to keep the room fresh, nice…
Peter User Profile
December 2014
Quiet location close to Lygon Street, museum and university. Easy access to CBD. Clean rooms with bathroom "ensuite." Friendly and knowledgeable host. Heped me with laundry. Does charge extra for internet.

Hosted by IanJ

Carlton, AustraliaJoined in March 2013
IanJ User Profile
15 Reviews
New Zealand born and bred. Melbourne University educated (Social Science / Psychology graduate). Professional interest: Family Therapy Interested in the arts, music, literature, food & enjoying life's pleasures. Devoted to Daisy; 15 year-old Poodle.
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