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Oxford, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2014

Hostel was cheap and that's about it. Our room did not lock, though we had a key it could not lock from the outside. One night I woke oh to find the front door wide open (onto a busy main road) and the back door was open also. Effectively the whole place was open to the public. Inside the room... More 

1 Thank Gille6
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 26 June 2013

this place is awesome. friendly staff, great location close to trains. Bridge Rd is a 2 minute walk away and has some great bars and food. had no problems with any guest they were all lovely and most are students or on a working visa.

Thank Amps27
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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2012

We stayed here on a RTW trip and found probably the best hospitality of anywhere we went. The owners were both lovely and very helpful and the facilities were good. It is a short walk to the CBD but past parks & the MCG so an enjoyable walk...otherwise the tram stops quite close. (Stay was a couple of years ago)

Thank Aaron L
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2010

Even though a small hostel, we greatly appreciate the wonderful hospitality extended by its owners Bob & his wife.The place is always clean and neat. Unforgettable experience as for as the hospitality is concerned. Would recommend this place for anybody willing to have a quiet & peaceful stay...

1 Thank BritonTraveler
Newport Beach, California
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68 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2010

The Freeman Lodge is about a 20 minute walk into the CBD but the area is a bit scary at night. Bob is great and provides really useful information and help renting cars. The hostel has a very friendly atmosphere. The hostel is located on a busy street so it can get very loud at night.

1 Thank schroe59
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 August 2009

This is one of the nicest, friendliest, and considerate hostels I have stayed at.....and I have stayed at many! Bob and Christine go above and beyond to make you feel welcomed and help you in any way possible; whether it be booking a tour/trip, hiring a car, or even recommending a place to eat. I stayed there for 6 weeks... More 

1 Thank Ladybegs
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18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2008

Freeman Lodge is a smallish hostel/pension near the Cricket Grounds in Melbourne. The owners are fantastic - very helpful and informative. It feels less like a hostel and more like a home away from home, complete with Keith the cat, homemade goodies and friendly living areas. We loved this place and stayed much longer than we'd initially planned. It's not... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Home at Hoddle is a small clean and friendly hostel-guest house for travellers. Situated in West Richmond it is close to the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG, Aussie rules, athletics), the tennis centre (Australian Open) and the Fitzroy Gardens (Captain Cook's cottage). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Home at Hoddle

Address: 153 Hoddle St, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia (Formerly Freeman Lodge)
Region: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Yarra > Richmond
Number of rooms: 10
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“The room I had was on the ground floor with a window onto the street and no means of security, don't take valuables?”
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