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Fitzroy Converted Warehouse Penthouse

  Location: 165 ROSE ST, FITZROY, VIC, 3065


3-day min stay. Lower rates are available for longer stays that we specialise in.

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Our rates vary, depending on length of stay, and other factors. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we will consider all reasonable offers.

INSTANT BOOKINGS (for stays of less than 7 nights) CAN ONLY BE MADE FOR STAYS WITHIN THE NEXT 30 DAYS. Please check with StayCentral for bookings more than 30 days away. Details below. Thank you.

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·                Spacious converted warehouse of approximately 120 m2 internal space with a 20m2 rooftop patio

·                Comfortable king-size bed, one queen-size bed & one sofa bed

·                Four Air-conditioning units

·                Coffee Machine

·                Full kitchen with cutlery, crockery, microwave, oven and dishwasher

                 Desk in spare room upstairs

                 Large 55” UHD Smart TV with free Netflix

·                We have always sanitised our beds, carpets & soft furnishings regularly


Rate Inclusions

·                Utilities (water, electricity, gas, internet)

·                All linen and towels

·                Two extra single sofa beds are available in the living area for an extra fee. 

·                Portacot and high chair available for a small fee (please BYO cot linen)

                 Washing Machine and Clothes Dryer downstairs

                 Interim cleaning for stays longer than 14 nights

·                24/7 check-in service* with full induction of apartment and building facilities

·                Security, reserved, undercover car parking for 1 car , plus permit street parking for a second car; (clearance height 2.1m)

·                Pets are allowed for a small extra charge

·                Welcome tea, coffee, sugar, milk, soap, shampoo/conditioner & many other items.

·                Rates allow for up to 6 people in the king and queen beds and one sofa bed


The penthouse is located on the second and third floors, in one of Fitzroy's iconic, heritage, MacRobertson factories; circa 1880! The boutique warehouse comprises only 17 apartments, and this is the largest. There is a security, undercover garage under the building on the ground floor, with internal access to the elevator and lobby. On a tree-lined side street, so close to the main Fitzroy streets and city trams, you’ll be amazed how quiet yet central this penthouse really is!


Set over two levels, this enormous penthouse warehouse conversion is well located to enjoy Melbourne. With lift access, it is a large, light-filled apartment complete with original industrial features, carefully curated historic artwork, enormous windows and a large 20m2 north-facing terrace boasting uninterrupted city views! Green plants are throughout the apartment.


Downstairs are two living areas, one of which is two stories high with a stunning green ‘plant wall’. Furniture is bespoke and considered, including original 1970s armchairs by the renowned Australian designer, Tessa.


The kitchen is a cook’s dream with stone bench tops, Victorianox chef knives, a pantry of spices and high-grade appliances. The beautiful, custom-made dining table easily seats 8; the legs were made from the steel barbells stands of the 1956 Melbourne Olympics! At the top of the dining table is an original large painting of the acclaimed Australian artist, Jasper Knight.


An industrial staircase will lead you upstairs, passing an original iconic poster from Melbourne Zoo from the 1980s, a piece of cherished pop culture. Upstairs is a large open plan study (with desk and a sofa bed) and a Queen bedroom, both with bi-fold doors opening onto the large rooftop terrace, that is ideal for relaxation or entertaining. 


The spacious loft King bedroom overlooks the living area below. It has a large privacy roller blind that shuts off the open loft ‘wall’.


The large, light-filled bathroom features huge industrial windows with city views allowing you to shower while watching the sunrise over Melbourne! The bathroom includes a bath and ‘Hollywood’ style mirror.


The penthouse is only a very short stroll to the trams, and is surrounded by bustling Smith, Johnston and Brunswick Streets, with their cafes, restaurants, shops, supermarkets and wine bars, and the Eastern Freeway is only 1 km away.


Tea, coffee, toiletries, washing and cleaning products and other welcome supplies are supplied. You will need to purchase more of these consumables if you need them for the rest of your stay.


Note from the owner

Welcome to our home! We have lovingly restored this property over many years and have filled it with items that to us reflect the heritage and character of the building. We hope you enjoy it and cherish your time in Fitzroy. Please remember to read the Guest Information Folder, which is filled with personal tips on the best cafes, bars and restaurants; all of which are literally on your doorstep. Oh and we’re foodies, on a first name basis with many of the owners around; so rest assured it’s a VERY good list!


We have multiple alternative apartments available, in inner Melbourne locations.


The address is 165 Rose St, Fitzroy.

Walk score link for this location:

165 Rose Street has a Walk Score of 99 out of 100. This location is a Walker’s Paradise so daily errands do not require a car. It is a two minute walk from the 86 Waterfront City Docklands - Bundoora RMIT tram at the 20-Rose St/Smith St (Collingwood) stop. Nearby parks include Smith Reserve, J. D. Powderly Reserve and Triangle Park.

There are about 623 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Fitzroy. People in Fitzroy can walk to an average of 59 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Here are just a few examples of local attractions that are an easy walk or tram ride away:

Abbotsford Convent

Yarra Bend

Richmond Shopping and restaurant strip

Queen Victoria Market

The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital

St Vincent's Hospital

Epworth Freemasons

Countless restaurants, cafes, pizzerias, bars & pubs

Fashion-forward boutiques, elegant arcades and buzzing shopping centres

Southbank promenade forms part of the Capital City Bicycle Trail, which circles the Melbourne city centre and some inner eastern and northern suburbs. Bikes can be hired near the boathouses east of the bridge.

The Yarra River Cruises show you and tell you so much about the city.

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV International)

The Arts Precinct

Crown Entertainment Complex,

Melbourne Aquarium; on the river's edge

Federation Square with its galleries, exhibitions, restaurants & cultural events

Flinders Street Station is identical to one in Calcutta, India.

CBD shopping including Elizabeth St, Bourke St mall, Collins St & Flinders Lane

Immigration Museum

Eureka Skydeck and "The Edge"

Rooftop bars and beer gardens

Parks and gardens

Melbourne Exhibition Building

Melbourne Museum


Getting There

It's easy to get to Fitzroy Converted Warehouse Penthouse. From the airport, the easiest and quickest way is to just take a taxi, Uber or Ola, or you can hop on the Skybus to Southern Cross Station. From there, it's a short walk to the tram stop on Bourke St and a 20-minute tram ride to Rose St on the 86 tram, and Fitzroy Converted Warehouse Penthouse is less than 200m away.


Getting Around

The bus stop is on nearby Napier St. The Smith St tram stop is three minutes walk away down Rose St on to Smith St. Everything you need for everyday living is within easy walking distance. Just keep walking down Smith St, or to Johnston or Brunswick Street for cafes, restaurants, bars, everyday shops, great pubs and supermarkets. You are surrounded by all of these things. Also, if you only travel on the trams within the city grid, it's free, and you don't need a Myki card.


Guest Interaction

We send you instructions on how to collect your keys on site from our greeters, once your booking is confirmed. Our office is remote from the apartment, so we communicate by phone or email. We always check with you within 24 hours of arrival to make sure that everything is okay, but we are available by phone and email for extended office hours every day.


A Guest Information Folder with full instructions and local information is supplied in all of our apartments.




Some sites only allow us to show one rate, and we clarify our booking rules here.

Within 30 days, the min stay is 3 days

30 days or more in advance, the min stay is 7 days

90 days or more in advance, the min stay is 28 days

We won't be able to accept bookings that do not meet the above criteria.


Service fee: $140 per stay

Portacots and high chairs are available for a small fee - BYO cot linen.


Pet stays

NB: Many of our properties, including this one, are pet-friendly, but only with approval, and as long as they are quiet, and do not damage or climb on the furnishings! Please enquire with us about the pet stay fee and the pet stay security deposit.


*Very early and late arrivals require the following fees to have someone there at these times:

Arrivals between 6:00 am and 9:30 am: $25.00

Arrivals between 5:30 pm and 9:00 pm: $25.00

Arrivals between 9:00 pm and midnight $55.00

Arrivals between midnight and 6:00 am: $100.00


Check in

On check in, the owner of the credit card must be present, and will be asked to: 

·  provide the credit card used for the booking (and the security bond if different)

·  provide the matching photo ID 

·  sign a registration form confirming the receipt of remotes, keys and parking permits and your acceptance of StayCentral Terms & Conditions; including the authorisation for StayCentral to use the security deposit held by us, or on the relevant credit card, as payment for any expenses as described in the above Terms. 


Please ask us about this if it may not be possible.



We require a minimum security bond of $600, which increases for pet stays, very long stays and bookings on the day of arrival. The bond will be charged to your credit card used for the booking, up to seven days before your arrival and released after your departure (subject to a damage and excess cleaning check). The bond will be debited for any damage, missing items, excessive cleaning or food or rubbish removal. Any credit cards used may need to be verified by our SecureID security verification process. Cards that cannot be verified may not be accepted, and any payments made may not be honoured. Please enquire with us for more details before making a booking.

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