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Ovolo Laneways

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See the world in colour! Inspired by the hidden laneways and street art that Melbourne is known for, this 43-room boutique hotel is your perfect opportunity to embrace the culture and enjoy effortless living in the heart of the city. Within the unsuspecting charcoal façade is a realm of hidden surprises. Be prepared to be taken on an exciting sensory journey from the dramatic and smart concierge-style reception, through dimly-lit corridors accentuated by brightly coloured doors and illuminated custom artwork, before arriving at the calming and restorative guest rooms. Six distinct room types provide an uncluttered and trendy approach to urban living with seamless integration of the Ovolo touch – all the little things that make effortless living a reality for the modern, tech-savvy traveller. Smart space planning, diverse furniture and joinery components allow guests to reconfigure the rooms to suit their unique purposes. Designed to impress, Ovolo Laneways also features three penthouse suites complete with outdoor rooftop terraces and supercharged offerings. Whether you are travelling as a group or hosting an intimate party, this is the ultimate “rich friend’s house” for your crowd to celebrate or relax against the backdrop of Melbourne city skyline. Situated at the top pocket of Little Bourke Street surrounded by theatres, restaurants and bars, the hotel is literally footsteps away from all that Melbourne has to offer. But really, who needs to go anywhere when your room rate already includes everything? Grab N’ Go breakfast*, Wi-Fi, mini bar, self-service laundry, happy hour*, gym access? – Yep, all free. *only when you book direct on Ovolo Hotels website
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Chinatown
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving up age-old recipes. The lighting may be unromantic, the patrons loud, and the service no-nonsense, but the food is sensational.
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We stayed here for the first time during our yearly Australian Open visit. It was perfect!!! Clean, shiny and modern design with the most friendly and welcoming staff. Rooms were compact but excellent for a 3 day stay. Free mini bar and lovely welcoming treats. We will
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We absolutely loved the Ovolo Laneways. It was really close, 1 block, to public transit and really close to several highly rated restaurants. The hotel itself was clean and the staff was super friendly. Our room ended up being a 2 bedroom and the mini bar was stocked and free.
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Response from AmyM6123, Owner at Ovolo Laneways
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Thankyou for your 5 star review. We are thrilled to read feedback such as this for our cool hotel. Cant wait to have you return, Amy Moylan
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The staff here went ABOVE & BEYOND to make our stay a memorable one for my niece and I. This boutique hotel is filled with all of the little touches. A great little location tucked away from all the mayhem but right by the bright city lights of Melbourne. Have stayed in both
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Response from AmyM6123, General Manager at Ovolo Laneways
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Hey Jessica , Thank you for the ROCKING review of our hotel. We loved reading it and it made our day! We hope to see you again very soon ..... for the 3rd,4th,5th time Cheers
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I've stayed with Ovolo due to work trips and I knew it would be perfect for a family with teenagers - wasn't disappointed! Centrally located and made our getaway perfect! This isn't your marbled bathroom with a tub kind of hotel, but my husband who stays in big chain hotels
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Response from AmyM6123, General Manager at Ovolo Laneways
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Thanks for tyour review - no we are not your typical hotel .. and we LOVE that, so glad you did too ! Cant wait to have you return to Melbourne !
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We recently stayed here over NYE and had a great time! The staff were very friendly and accommodating, we were traveling with family and had a lot of luggage and they were super helpful with everything. We stayed in the penthouse suite which is a large spacious two bedroom
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Response from AmyM6123, General Manager at Ovolo Laneways
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Thank you so very much for taking the time to give us your feedback about your recent stay here at Ovolo Laneways. I’m so pleased to hear that all we do to make our guests feel welcome and comfertable worked and you had an effortless stay! That is our ultimate goal for every guest that comes to Laneways. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future, hopefully sooner rather than later and not next new years! Amy
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You will need to ask the Hotel about this, Im sorry I dont know.
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No pool or gym facilities from memory. I don't recall seeing this in the room directory either
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No pool here. It’s a very small, boutique hotel - with great staff and in an excellent location
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Yes they have a 24 hour front desk
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How much does parking cost?
$16 for 24 hours with the hotels special ticket
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"The studio and one bedroom suite's are worth the money fr the extra space."
"Chose a suite but beware that you might stare at a brick wall"
"Rooms at the back of the property don't have windows, just glass bricks so very dark."
"be nice to the staff :)"
"Just stay here- you will love and not be disappointed"
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PRICE RANGE
US$133 - US$336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
AustraliaVictoriaMelbourneChinatown
NUMBER OF ROOMS
43
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