About the Homestay

Beachy Cosy
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  • Males
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  • Couples
  • Families
  • Students

Cool little family with Mum, activewear fashion designer/business owner and little bub of 10 months. Two gorgeous little dogs who are super friendly and love going for walks on the beach or at the botanical gardens that are less than a minute from the house. We are 3 minutes walk from the centre of St Kilda which is a thriving part of Melbourne full of students and back packers who enjoy the bayside beach location. We are close to all amenities like trams, outdoor/indoor pools, gyms, tennis courts, cafes, library and anything a student would need.


2 Dogs

House Facilities
  • Garden
  • Laundry
  • Parking
  • Internet Access
  • Air Conditioning

Bedrooms available for booking

Minimum stay is for 7 nights

Maximum stay is for 365 nights

Available for given dates

Spare Room
From $46 per night
Double Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

Large double room with desk area, couch and TV. Heating in the room and clothes rail for hanging clothes.

  • Desk and Lamp
  • TV
  • Hair-dryer
 1 guest
2 guests
Weekly Price
Monthly price
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About the Area

The tram is about 2 minutes from the house, we are in bayside suburb south of Melbourne. Approx 7 Kms from centre of city. We are close to everything and yet the street is super quiet and leafy with the beautiful botanical gardens at the end of the street and less than a minute's walk from the house. The house is perfectly located for a student who wants all the of the benefits of being central yet still have the peace and quiet to study, the green areas to relax or the beach for holiday like atmosphere.

Local Area Facilities
  • Park
  • Beach
  • Shopping Centre
  • Bus Stop
  • Train station
  • Hospital


Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals will incur an additional cost. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.

Included in the stay
  • Complimentary Light Breakfast
  • Use of Kitchen

House Rules

Just common sense rules. Clean up after yourself. Respect the property as if it were your own. Just be genuine, nice, kind and respect us and of course we'll be the same with you. Above all have fun, make the most of your time in our fab location. We're pretty easy going in general.

Smoking is not allowed.

4 Reviews

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    Age 18 - 24

    5 hearts
    January 2019

    I spent a month in her house and it was great. She is very nice and helpful ! It’s a great location if you want to stay in Melbourne. I recommend it :)

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    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    October 2018

    Helena is very kind and a great host. She helped me out figuring transport and places as it was my first time in Melbourne. The home is a lovely space with a beautiful backyard. Al and China (the doggies) are the best, they're always at the door welcoming you every time you enter and keep checking on you, now and then. Loved my time here.
    Thank you very much!! :)

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    Age 18 - 24

    5 hearts
    September 2018

    I spent 2 months at Helena’s place and can only recommend it! Had a wonderful time with this little family, thank you so much for everything. ❤️

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Helena in ,

    Thanks so much Christina. It was our absolute pleasure. H, little B and woof woofs ❤️

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    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    May 2018

    Super cool and convenient location. Trams, buses and supermarkets 2 mins walk. Peaceful neighbourhood. Highly recommended.

How do I book?

Contact the host to check their availability and ask them any questions you have about staying with them. Once the host confirms they’re available for your dates, you can complete your booking.

When do I pay?

Once a host confirms they're available, you can go ahead and pay the 15% booking fee (maximum of 199 $£€ for longer term bookings) using a choice of payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal (not available in certain countries). You then pay your host on arrival or as stated by your host on their profile and agreed by you on booking. Please be cautious if a host requests advance payment if its not included on their profile. Our hosts have been advised that if they wish to request advance payment they must make this explicit in their profile. We do not recommend the use of Money gram or Western Union.

When can I share my contact details?

Host and Guest email address, phone number and home address will be exchanged in a confirmation email sent to both immediately after a booking is completed. It's against our policy for Guests and Hosts to exchange direct contact details via our messaging system.

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