If you're looking for a very basic place to stay, and don't mind sharing your dreams with a washing machine, this is the place for you.
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
It was an absolute pleasure staying with Bronwen. She makes everyone feel at home, giving great advice about the neighbourhood and the city. She made settling into Melbourne so much nicer. The room was very comfortable, all facilities provided, and great company too.
It's been so lovely staying here that I have Ed xtended my stay! Bronwyn is bright and cheerful and has really helped me in my transition to a new city. She provides a nice, relaxed and clean envirinment with all facilities.
Bronwen is the kind of host travellers hope to find. Warm and generous. Her home is clean and well considered. She often played beautiful music. I love Thornbury and the convenience of public transport. This is a great place to stay.
It was a good stay and everything was exactly like the listing. I enjoyed my time there. The only downside is that the train station is actually 15-20 mins walking.
Response from Bronwen:
It was a pleasure having you stay Gian, I hope you've had a good trip home. Croxton station is a 12 minute brisk walk, but I usually allow 15 minutes. Thornbury station is slightly closer. The great thing is that the tram is just 4 minutes walk away, but it does depend where in Melbourne you need to go as to whether you catch tram or train.
I moved to Melbourne in 2014 after living in the Inner West of Sydney for 8 years. I'm really enjoying my 'tram-change'. I combine work as a writer with being a musician and teacher. I enjoy walking, riding a bike and inside pursuits like reading, quilting and being gene…