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If you have previously lived in the apartment, please leave your feedback below. It’s a great way to recall your time here and also helps new potential house members receive your insight.

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6. Did you enjoy living at the apartment?

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10. Would you recommend others to stay at the apartment?

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by Juan Carlos on JENNEN

1. What’s your name? I'm Juan Carlos
2. Where are you from? I’m from Mexico
3. How old were you when you stayed at the apartment? I was 32 when I stayed at the flat.
4. When and for how long did you stay at the apartment? I lived there for 6 months, from july 2016 to january 2017.
5. Who else was living at the apartment at the time? I shared the flat with Patrick, Franck, Nolan, Stephen, Lely, Paul and Manöelle, Leo and Gaby.
6. Did you enjoy living at the apartment? I enjoyed specially the location, the stunning views and the amenities.
7. Which bedroom did you stay in, and what was it like to stay in this room? I had room N.4
8. Do you have any other comments about the apartment or Abode facilities? Meals in the bbq area, or parties on the 55th floor are amazing.
9. Do you have any interesting stories to tell or fond memories of your stay at the apartment? Having all that space to share with friends is great. Experiences cooking, chatting, playing music or chess, are countless.
Attending to a Christmas concert with some friends, where Jennen played as first violin was exceptional!
10. Would you recommend others to stay at the apartment? Living at the 49 floor is an experience I highly recommend.

by Matteo Marinello on JENNEN

1) Matteo Marinello
2) I’m from Venice (Italy)
3) I was 29-30
4) I stayed 2 times, during the ‘17 Spring and in autum of that year
5) During the Spring there were 2 couples (one from Colombia and one from Darwin), me, Filippo, Elise, Linh and Shenn.
6) Was a great experience
7) I stayed in bedroom n.4 and n.2 (if I am right). Was cool in both, very comfortable. One was with the window so the view is beautiful.
8) Abode is a great building, with amazing facilities and in a great position in the heart of Melbourne city center.
9) Yes I enjoyed a lot because I met very interesting people with who I did many things (cooking, chatting, laughing, and played chess!)
10) For sure! The best place for living in Melbourne.

by Jess Wick on JENNEN

1. What’s your name? Jess and Sophie
2. Where are you from? England
3. How old were you when you stayed at the apartment? 18/19
4. When and for how long did you stay at the apartment? About 3 1/2 years ago, for 5 months.
5. Who else was living at the apartment at the time? Isabel, Anton, Jennen and Yuhki.
6. Did you enjoy living at the apartment? Yes, we had a fantastic time living in the apartment.
7. Which bedroom did you stay in, and what was it like to stay in this room? We stayed in bedroom 3 which has great views of the park.
8. Do you have any other comments about the apartment or Abode facilities? The facilities at abode are outstanding, we especially loved the gyms and the jacuzzi on the top floor.
9. Do you have any interesting stories to tell or fond memories of your stay at the apartment? We have too many stories to tell! The party when we first moved in was one of our best memories.
10. Would you recommend others to stay at the apartment? Yes, we would 100% recommend this apartment to others!

by Gary & Abir on JENNEN

1. What’s your name? Gary and Abir
2. Where are you from? We are from France and the United States
3. How old were you when you stayed at the apartment? 24 years old
4. When and for how long did you stay at the apartment? We stayed from September 2017 to march 2018, 6 months total.
5. Who else was living at the apartment at the time? Cemil, Shaher, Cosimo and Morizio, Ker and others coming and going! Also Jennen, Tahnee and Jentah were there from time to time.
6. Did you enjoy living at the apartment? It was an absolute blast! Not only was the whole building a gem but our roommates were all as genuine as it gets, easy to talk to and very respectful with one another. Just an amazing time from a to z.
7. Which bedroom did you stay in, and what was it like to stay in this room? We stayed in room 3. It's a very good room. The views are astonishing and the room is very spacious. Suits perfectly for a couple like us!
8. Do you have any other comments about the apartment or Abode facilities? The whole building is just top notch ! There is a great vibe in the apartment, everyone is just very friendly and keep the place very clean and tidy. Both the amneties and the building staff are great !
9. Do you have any interesting stories to tell or fond memories of your stay at the apartment? Don't get me started on Jentah, no kidding cutest kid you'll ever come accross! We really enjoyed spending time with all the beautiful people that shared the apartment with us!

by Cemil on JENNEN

1. What’s your name? Cemil
2. Where are you from? Turkey
3. How old were you when you stayed at the apartment? 30
4. When and for how long did you stay at the apartment? 2017 September to 2018 March
5. Who else was living at the apartment at the time? A good harmony of friendly and creative people were living at the apartment during my stay. An Italian chef, an Australian champion martial artist, A scientist couple from France and international students/ travellers from Europe, Asia and U.S.
6. Did you enjoy living at the apartment? Yes, It was a great experience.
7. Which bedroom did you stay in, and what was it like to stay in this room? I stayed in Bedroom 1 for month and stayed in Bedroom 5 for the rest of the time. Both rooms were spacious and comfortable. Bedroom 5 had an epic view (especially during sunset)
8. Do you have any other comments about the apartment or Abode facilities? Front desk staff and security personel are helpful and friendly. Bike storage space is large and secure. The facilities are well looked after, I regularly used the gym and sauna/spa at level 55 .I recommend watching the sunrise from the Sky Lounge at least once during your stay.
9. Do you have any interesting stories to tell or fond memories of your stay at the apartment? New Years Eves are pretty special at the apartment.
10. Would you recommend others to stay at the apartment? Absolutely. It is a great hub and the perfect place to experience Melbourne city living.

by Filippo on JENNEN

1. What’s your name? Filippo
2. Where are you from? Venice, Italy
3. How old were you when you stayed at the apartment? 30
4. When and for how long did you stay at the apartment? 3 month and half
5. Who else was living at the apartment at the time? We were in 8, me and my italian friend Matteo, Elise from France, Lin from Vietnam, a couple from Colombia and another Australian couple from Darwin
6. Did you enjoy living at the apartment? Yes, I did a lot.
7. Which bedroom did you stay in, and what was it like to stay in this room? I had the Room N.1, even if it was without windows it was enough as I was using it just for sleeping
8. Do you have any other comments about the apartment or Abode facilities? The apartment and the facilities are amazing, and you can use them to relax after a long working day, from the jacuzzi with 360° view of Melbourne on the 55th floor, to the swimming pool and the sauna.
9. Do you have any interesting stories to tell or fond memories of your stay at the apartment? The experience was very nice as the guys who were living in the apartment were all kind and the atmosphere inside the flat was very positive. Living with Jennen is not just living in an apartment but it’s a special experience which I recommend everybody who is in Melbourne to try. But keep attention, you have to be respectful of the House rules which allow you live in a perfect harmony with all the guys.
10. Would you recommend others to stay at the apartment? That’s for sure! Really recommended!

by Isabel Hede on JENNEN

1. What’s your name? Isabel
2. Where are you from? Melbourne
3. How old were you when you stayed at the apartment? 27
4. When and for how long did you stay at the apartment? About 3 years ago I lived at Jennen’s apartment for 9 months
5. Who else was living at the apartment at the time? Quite a few different people lived there in the time I was there, ranging from travellers to couples all in their twenties. Many of these people I have maintained friendships with!
6. Did you enjoy living at the apartment? Yes it was a fun and exciting time!
7. Which bedroom did you stay in, and what was it like to stay in this room? I stayed in the room to the left of the entrance with the views of Melbourne.
8. Do you have any other comments about the apartment or Abode facilities? The facilities were wonderful, I used the gym, pool and the top floor on a regular basis.
9. Do you have any interesting stories to tell or fond memories of your stay at the apartment? Yes it was a very fun and exciting time as Jennen had just moved into the apartment, some highlights were probably having guests over and the group dinner parties.
10. Would you recommend others to stay at the apartment? If you are looking for an exciting city living experience I would definitely recommend Jennen’s apartment, it is very comfortable, friendly, spacious and excellently located to get anywhere in Melbourne!!

by Patrick Ow on JENNEN

1. What’s your name?
Patrick OW.
2. Where are you from?
Singapore.
3. How old were you when you stayed at the apartment?
25.
4. When and for how long did you stay at the apartment?
6 months.
5. Who else was living at the apartment at the time?
Carlos, Frank, Albane, Nolan, Gaby, Leo.
6. Did you enjoy living at the apartment?
Yes. The views were amazing.
7. Which bedroom did you stay in, and what was it like to stay in this room?
Bedroom 5. Great views and quiet.
8. Do you have any other comments about the apartment or Abode facilities?
Very well equipped and well maintained, and exceeded my expectations.
9. Do you have any interesting stories to tell or fond memories of your stay at the apartment?
Good cohesion sessions and large living spaces make the apartment very homely.
10. Would you recommend others to stay at the apartment?
Yes.