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Art Series - The Blackman

#13 of 158 Hotels in Melbourne
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452 St Kilda Road | (entry via Arthur Street), Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia (Formerly The Blackman Hotel)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Art Series Hotels are always fun. The Blackman has a real presence. Obviously, the art is fantastic but such style is complimented by great fun. Novel ideas that make your stay feel unique. A movie selection offering more than the usual commercial dross. A well stocked and well priced mini bar. An important plus given the St Kilda Road... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If your looking for a clean moden hotel with decent in-house food and stunning views then the Blackman is for you. I've stayed here 8 times so far and I havent encountered any issues yet. The staff are friendly and professional and it seems they will do whatever you need to have a stress free stay. Plus there is a... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I chose this hotel from tripadvisor as i needed to stay in the St Kilda Road area. I booked a deluxe room which i got and the room itself was spacious and modern however the view is just into other apartment buildings and office blocks. I was put into an "accessible" room which i did not require. The bathrooms in... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've stayed here three times over the past three years and would not hesitate to stay here again. The location is superb and you can hop on a tram just down the street and be in downtown Melbourne in minutes. The rooms are charming and each one features artwork by Charles Blackman. My favorites are the ones that remind me... More 

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Wodonga, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have stayed at the Blackman in two occassions, and have nothing but praise for this Hotel. Nicely situated in a quiet location, just off St Kilda Road, and only a short tram ride or stroll to Melbourne's CBD and very popular restaurant area. The views from the higher floors take in Port Phillip Bay, the CBD, and across the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nice boutique hotel. Rooms are small but adequate so long as you are not staying too long. It's in a great area and easy transport to the city. Beds are comfortable and there is a lovely feel to both the hotel and the rooms. A bar that is rather inviting too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed a few times in the Art Series Hotels and second visit for us at The Blackman. Compared to what we had in Sydney a few days earlier The Blackman ticks all the boxes in style, location (close to the NGV), room size and price. All perfect. Well recommended.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Blackman in March 2014 and were very impressed so this time we returned with the kids and we weren't disappointed. Again the service was excellence, rooms was fine. We were spoilt the last time, having a high floor and views over Albert park. This time round we were facing the residential side of the building on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Blackman is a gorgeous, truly wonderful hotel. Service when we checked in was excellent and the room was fantastic. Everything from the decor to the guest amenities were quirky, modern and stylish. Immaculately clean, plenty of natural light and a fresh scent made for a truly comfortable stay. We didn't try the restaurant when we stayed but have heard... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can’t recommend The Blackman hotel enough, stayed there on 3 occasions now, it is a beautiful hotel with a touch of class, filled with stunning adult and children art that fills the hotel throughout. Only a few minutes’ drive away from the central CBD and a $10 cab fare will get you in to the heart of the city.... More 

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