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Art Series - The Blackman

#13 of 158 Hotels in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
5.0 of 5
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452 St Kilda Road | (entry via Arthur Street), Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia (Formerly The Blackman Hotel)
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Ranked #13 of 158 Hotels in Melbourne
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Trendy vibrant boutique hotel. We had a open suite with balcony, small but cosy. One of the most comfortable queen beds I have ever slept in, firm but soft, beautiful quality linen, spotlessly clean. Small bathroom mini kitchen and dining setting for 2. Tiny seated balcony. Quirky colourful artwork everywhere. Friendly vibrant staff. Value for money 2 nights $400- we... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

First visit to the Blackman on a mixed business/pleasure trip. Check-in was efficient and hassle-free (pre-booked on the hotel website). Reception area small but preserves "boutique" feel and adorned with multiple works 360 degrees round, from foyer to elevators to corridors. Touches of the rabbit motif on the walls and the "Do Not Disturb" signs quirky and clever. Restaurants adjoining... More 

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Blackman is a quiet metropolis, that combines great service, awesome rooms, and some of the best staff in Melbourne. It's never too much, too hard, or too awkward to ask for what you need and get it quickly. My favorite place to stay globally.

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Greater Perth, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited The Blackman for the third time recently. I was very happy with everything, except one small issue. Why when a twin room cost $482 for one night is it acceptable to then charge customers $10 for Wi-Fi? Surely this should be included?

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I absolutely loved this hotel! Beautiful, spacious studio room with enough space for yoga (I was away for work - mustn't let fitness slip) and contemporary artworks on every wall. The restaurant was divine too - excellent food and great service.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our first stay at this hotel and won't be the last. The front desk is very friendly and welcoming. The room was very clean with a fantastic view. The restaurants are excellent. The idea of an art-based hotel is very clever. Overall, a very nice experience.

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Comfortable, conveniently located hotel Littered with large reprints which make you feel happy and creative Perfect beds, crisp sheets and helpful friendly front of house staff A little on the pricy side is the only downside however its bar, restaurant and breakfast cafe are all good value

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NickGouin, General Manager at Art Series - The Blackman, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review The Blackman. It's great to read that you felt happy and creative with us. Keep an eye out for our regular offers, as we will often have some great rates available. We hope to see you again soon. More 

4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I always stay at this hotel when I go to Melbourne, its close to the offices and central at the same time. The staff are friendly and its a lovely boutique hotel although housekeeping can be a bit inconsistent at times.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved the setting, the artwork was exciting. Nice clean welcoming rooms. The staff very helpful and friendly. Enjoyable breakfast, good service in a friendly café. Close to the city. Comfortable beds, quiet.

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Melbourne, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

THE PROS The hotel service from staff was impeccable and the room was lovely. We stayed in a very comfortable one bedroom suite with a truly amazing bed, jet spa bath, gorgeous decor and excellent facilities including plush robes and complimentary slippers. The room was so well-insulated we didn't need the heater in the middle of winter and we didn't... More 

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NickGouin, General Manager at Art Series - The Blackman, responded to this review

Thank you for offering us so much valuable feedback. We certainly appreciate the amount of time you have put into this review. Thank you for your comments regarding the suite. Our Evo bathroom products are a big hit, other guests especially like the funny comments on the bottles. We are pleased to say that all of our linens are being... More 

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