“The listing was exactly as described and just how we imagined, we definitely felt pleased as punch with our swanky pad for the weekend!”- Jo - Lounge room with sofa bed, TV, Netflix and laneway view
Pennys Pad -Funky 2 Level Warehouse Apt CBD heart
Alojado por Penny
Penny es el anfitrión.Penny es Superhost.
5 huéspedes
2 dormitorios
4 camas
1,5 baños
5 huéspedes
2 dormitorios
4 camas
1,5 baños
No se hará ningún cargo de momento

Imagine staying in your own unique 2 storey heritage warehouse conversion right in the heart of the city. Location, is it! Live like a local in my large one bedroom + study converted heritage warehouse apartment with high ceilings. In the heart of the city in a laneway off Little Bourke St. A unique offering not like boring hotel rooms.

I love to help my guests plan a memorable stay in my apartment in Melbourne.

El alojamiento

This is unique Melbourne living, a heritage listed two storey warehouse conversion, off a laneway in a quiet part of the city.

I have been hosting on AirBnB for over three years. I love to help my guests plan their stay and living in my apartment is a truly local experience right in the heart of the lively city of Melbourne.

If you'd like to make a booking please have a clear photo and description of yourself on your profile and please make an inquiry and let me know a bit about yourself, who you are travelling with and your plans before you make a booking.

** PLEASE NOTE - I DO NOT OFFER DISCOUNTS - Please don't ask**

This is a whole apartment listing. Can fit 2, 4 or even 5 over two levels.

This large master bedroom is something different (4.4 meters x 3.6 meters), it is underground to the rear of the apartment so it is pitch black at night and quite quiet, you are more likely to hear the hum of the lift than people outside on the street.

The apartment is completely open plan with a void between upstairs and downstairs. It is decorated in a funky baroque style, think Dita Von Teese mixed with New York Loft feel. Perfect for couples, a family or a group of friends.

It has very high ceiling upstairs and is both light and dark, white walls contrasting with a silver/black wallpapered feature wall and black chandelier. Handpicked artwork and renovated pieces make this an eclectic one of a kind place to stay, not like stale modern hotel rooms. A customised blind of the iconic Melbourne Arts Centre and Hamer Hall.

There is a Queen sized bed downstairs and a single bed or two can be set up in the study large study (4.4 meters x 3.9 meters) Both beds with fully sprung mattresses and a memory foam mattress topper for extra comfort. And there is another double sofa bed upstairs.

Being right in the heart of the city everything is walking distance at your fingertips, so go out and enjoy. Enjoy free trams in the whole of the Melbourne CBD. I am a wealth of knowledge about Melbourne so feel free to ask advice or help me plan a wonderful stay in this cosmopolitan city.

***Your Accommodation***
• The Master Bedroom downstairs in the basement of the two storey apartment (4.4 meters x 3.6 meters).
• Queen sized bed added comfort of 5cm thick brand new Soren memory foam Mattress Topper
• Pillow Menu (you can choose from Memory Foam, High, Low or Hollowfill pillows)
• Ensuite bathroom is located with access through the master bedroom. There is a separate toilet upstairs as well.
• Bedside drawers and clothes rail for your use (please note built in robes are private with my clothes)
• Electric fan (if required in summer it is a solid double brick building so stays quite temperate)
• Hotel Quality Bed linen and towels provided

***The House***
• Totally laneway Melbourne converted warehouse apartment
• Two storey, ground floor and basement residence
• No smoking within the house
• Please don't ask for discounts as my place is very reasonably priced.

***Your Host***
• Professional, I work on events so sometimes work late or on weekends or go away for the weekend but always contactable or I have a back up friend to help.
• Friendly, passionate and well traveled, budget traveler have couch surfed for 6 years
• Knowledgeable about Melbourne sights, nightlife, arts, theatre and foodie scene

Being right in the heart of a lively city you will be walking distance to everything the city has to offer.

There can be the usual city noise, but I have double glazing which significantly reduces the noise of a lively weekend.

Bookings: My place is open-plan space living, with access to the whole apartment including kitchen and laundry. If you'd like to make a booking please have a clear photo and description of yourself on your profile.

Check out my other listing for one person which is the bed I use when I rent out my master bedroom, if I am not away for business or out. I also rent out the whole house which can accommodate upto 5 people, two in the masterbedroom, one on the sofabed and two on single trundle beds in the study.

There is a toilet/powderroom upstairs and a full ensuite bathroom with toilet downstairs. Access to the ensuite bathroom is through the master bedroom.

Servicios y zonas comunes

• Large living spaces both upstairs and a study downstairs both with single trundle beds with fully sprung mattresses
• Kitchen with all major appliances, refrigerator/freezer, oven, gas stove top, microwave and dishwasher - feel free to utilise them
• Designer bathroom and another toilet (powder room) upstairs
• Huge designer walk-in shower with rain shower
• Use of shampoo, conditioner, body wash and body moisturizer for my guests
• 4 person dining space
• Flat screen HD TV & DVD
• Ipod/iphone dock with speakers
• Fast 4G Wireless Internet
• Large selection of movies
• Complimentary teas
• Full sized fridge to store your food from the Markets
• Maps and tourist information

Atención a los huéspedes

I like to check my guest in and give them a brief tour, if I am not available a friend will be on hand to give you an orientation. I have a digital lock that I change with every guest but there is a key for the main door of the apartment building.

I have both a house manual and many guidebooks, maps and flyers of things to do during your stay in Melbourne.

I will be contactable on mobile and Airbnb messaging during your stay, for any queries you have. I have also arranged with friends / neighbours to be a backup.

Otros aspectos destacables

As this is my primary residence, only those guests registered in the booking are able to enter the building and my apartment. Strictly no visitors.

TV por satélite

Personas adicionales 14 € / noche más de 4 huéspedes
Depósito de seguridad 205 €
Descuento por semana: 5%
Precio de fin de semana 88 € / noche
Comunícate siempre a través de Airbnb
Para que tus pagos estén protegidos, nunca transfieras dinero ni te comuniques desde fuera de la página o de la aplicación de Airbnb.
Más información

Lugares para dormir
Dormitorio 1
1 cama de matrimonio grande
Dormitorio 2
2 camas individuales
Zonas comunes
1 sofá cama

Normas de la casa
Prohibido fumar
No se admiten mascotas
No se admiten fiestas o eventos
No adecuado o inseguro para niños (0-12 años)
Horario de llegada: de las 15:00 a las 23:00.
Salida antes de las 10:00
Llegada autónoma con keypad

• No pets, no parties, no children!

• Please leave the apartment clean and tidy, just like you found it.

•Only the guests named and registered in the original reservation are permitted to enter the building. Names of all guests are required when booking.

•A second set of keys can be provided to parties of 3 or more (please enquire) . All keys must be returned at check-out; missing keys will result in a $50 claim on the security deposit.

•Please be respectful of my neighbours by entering and exiting the building quietly. No excess noise after 11pm.

•I have created a comprehensive House Manual and Check Out list for the apartment, please read them to make the most of your stay.

•In this time of heavy crackdowns, downloading of copyrighted materials is not permitted.

•Check-ins before 4 PM and check-outs after 10 AM are not always possible, and subject to the presence of other guests arriving/departing and the hosts' availability. Please inquire before booking if you need special accommodations in this regard. (a $50 charge for early or late check in/check out is required).

•My cleaner will arrive at 11am sharp to turn over the apartment. Please ensure if you have confirmed a late check out with me (at least 24 hours in advance) that your luggage is neatly packed away and stored upstairs.

•This is a strictly no smoking apartment and building, you can however smoke freely in the laneway or there is a courtyard at the back of the building.

•I will request to view your passport or drivers licence when you check in.

•Please let us know if anything is missing, not working or needs attention so that we can attend to it as soon as possible.

Most importantly enjoy yourself and your stay in Melbourne.

Aspectos que también debes tener en cuenta
En la casa viven gatos


Funciones de seguridad
Detector de humo
Detector de monóxido de carbono
Ficha de instrucciones de seguridad
Extintor de incendios

Estancia mínima de 2 noches.
Durante el período del 01 de Septiembre de 2017 - 30 de Noviembre de 2017 la estancia mínima es de 3 noches.

45 evaluaciones

Perfil de usuario de Megan
Julio de 2017
Penny's place is awesome. She is a great hostess who has gone out of her way to make the traveler comfortable with lovely touches and information. Her unit is in the heart of the city close (walking distance)to everything including; South Melbourne Markets, Victoria Market, China Town, free tram zone, Southern Cross Station, Flinders St, and the Aquarium and major shopping precinct. Penny's unit is so quiet and well insulated making it very cosy.

Perfil de usuario de Nicholas
Junio de 2017
Penny was super helpful and made the stay a breeze. The apartment is in an awesome location in the city which makes it really easy to get around. Highly recommend.

Perfil de usuario de Marion
Marzo de 2017
Penny's place is in such a great location as you can walk from Southern Cross Station & it's handy to transport around the city & beyond. It's also surprisingly quiet, secure & everything is there that you need. Penny has so much information available & is a wealth of knowledge for your Melbourne travel requirements. We were fortunate enough to meet her at check-in which was smoothly arranged & I we were impressed by her level of communication. Thanks Penny! Lovely to meet you. Marion

Perfil de usuario de Shiona
Marzo de 2017
Wonderful central place to stay, very easy access to and from Etihad Stadium. Wembley is a very friendly cat!

Perfil de usuario de Matilda
Enero de 2017
Penny's place is a lovely, central, homely warehouse apartment. A short walk to Southern Cross Station made getting here a breeze. We felt close to everything, with trams and public transport nearby. Having such a beautiful home base made our holiday relaxing and easy, as we explored all the great things Melbourne has to offer. Penny is a great host - we are particularly thankful for all her insider knowledge of the best places to go!

Perfil de usuario de Sammie
Enero de 2017
If your looking for a very central funky place to stay in Melbourne I highly recommend staying with penny! Located close to everything - restaurants, bars, transport etc! Penny was also very prompt with check in and any other enquires we had! I would recommend this place to anyone wanting to be in central Melbourne! The apartment is very funky and very clean! Thanks for all your help and hospitality penny was great to meet you ! X

Perfil de usuario de Peregrine
Enero de 2017
As expected, all good. :)

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Victoria, AustraliaSe registró en Agosto 2013
Perfil de usuario de PennyPenny es Superhost.

Hello World, I'm sharing my local knowledge with the world... one guest at a time.

I have traveled quite extensively every 2-3 years for usually 3-4 months at a time. The first time I traveled Overseas alone was when I was 16, to the US and Canada. I lived in the UK for 2 1/2 years and again for 3 months last year and most of my traveling has been backpacking and used other sharing economy websites, staying on couches and letting out my couch. I used AirBnB during my 3 week trip to New Zealand in 2013 and thought this is perfect for me living right in the heart of the city and working in Tourism and Events I can share my local knowledge with the world... one guest at a time.

I work in Events Management and have worked on such exciting events as the London Olympics 2012, The Commonwealth Games, The Australian Open and the Tim Burton Exhibition Opening at ACMI.

I love horse riding, travel, theatre, comedy shows, live bands and seeing and experiencing what the world has to offer. I have traveled extensively but I am in love with Melbourne and its many faces.

I am a frugal traveler and love to share my tips and there is a lot to see and do in Melbourne that is free. I currently work in the Tourism Industry so I know this place pretty well and living in the city well, it give life a completely different flavour, I love it.

Why AirBnB?
Simple as a keen traveler and loving my city I want to share it. I live in a central location and I have had many friends across the world stay, some whom I have met on my travels, some who became friends after they stayed.

AirBnB will help me stay in my apartment, living in the city can be quite expensive so by utilsing AirBnB I can continue to live in the city I love.

AirBnB has helped me renovate upstairs, removing my carpet and replacing with floorboards. Installing a custom blind of Melbourne's art centre and skyline.

Next goal your stay is contributing to: Upgrading the kitchen Kitchen.

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