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Private room in apartment

Old distillery quiet and central

Paul & Mercedes User Profile
Paul & Mercedes

Old distillery quiet and central

2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 private bath
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
BreakfastThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

A whole floor in a fascinating old distillery & malting complex - a calm oasis within an old industrial area now home to art galleries, fashion houses and creative startups. Minutes from vibrant Gertrude & Smith Sts and a lovely walk through parks to the CBD.


Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 single bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 12PM (noon)
Check out by 10AM


225 Reviews

Prabha User Profile
March 2017
This place exceeded our expectations! It was a beautiful and very unique home. Very clean and VERY spacious! We only met Paul and he was very welcoming and was nice enough to recommend a few places to eat around the area. Would definitely recommend this place to others and might …
Belinda User Profile
May 2016
Escape the buzzing CBD and explore the suburb of Melbourne. Collingwood is a great place to be especially during Autumn! We were able to enjoy the view of the season changing during our stay in Collingwood. Paul & Mercedes were fantastic hosts and were very kind to give us a map …
Gen User Profile
October 2015
The old distillery is the coolest Airbnb that my husband and I have stayed in! Paul was around to welcome us and gave us a map of all the beautiful walking paths we could take. The room was clean and bright with all the essentials. The back door came in handy when we had to uploa…
Amy User Profile
November 2013
This was our first time using airbnb. It was a wonderful experience. Paul and Mercedes were great hosts. They shared neighbourhood treasures with us on arrival. They explained how the local transit worked and mapped out the city for us. We rented a car and they graciously allowed…
Cheryl User Profile
March 2013
Paul & Mercedes couldn't have made us feel more welcome in their lovely home. They are warm, generous people who offered many interesting & useful tips about the area and Australia in general. The accommodation is exactly as described - an amazing, well-designed space with all th…
Michael User Profile
June 2018
Paul and Mercedes are wonderful people to stay with. The accommodation is awesome, whilst not in the absolute centre of the city it (and the hosts) provide a real personal aspect to Melbourne. Close to yum coffee shops, incredible food and also easy transport links, or an easy 20…
Daisy User Profile
June 2018
Beautiful house, good location and friendly hosts. Paul provided a lot of helpful local informations and recommendations. It was a wonderful experience to stay in their house during my stay in Melbourne.

Hosted by Paul & Mercedes

Collingwood, AustraliaJoined in March 2012
Paul & Mercedes User Profile
243 Reviews
6 References
Paul & Mercedes is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Mercedes has a background in social work/counselling, teaching, farming & fashion and follows passions in art and craft, gardening, home renovation and volunteer activities. Paul had a university career in science, education, software development and information system and is occ…
Languages: Deutsch, English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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