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Art Series - The Blackman

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   452 St Kilda Road | (entry via Arthur Street), Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia (Formerly The Blackman Hotel)
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved our stay at the Blackman and wished we had booked for more than one night. Nice to stay somewhere that isn't generic - the art is beautiful and quirky and it is a shame they don't sell prints. Rooms are quiet, the kitchenette has everything you need and the bed was supremely comfortable with quality linen. There are... More

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Sydney, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a joy to walk into a Hotel and be greeted by not just very friendly efficient staff but also fantastic colourful art. We kept extending our stay which was originally only planned for two days but became four. High floors overlooking the bay are the pick! Book online to receive some great deals. Use both downstairs restaurants, you will... More

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Canberra, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff were rude and pretentious with absolutely no reason to be, this unfortunately detracted from the good quality of the room and overall experience. For the money this hotel cost you could experience a lot better. Would not recommend and will not be returning.

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Auckland NZ
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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Solo traveller exploring Melbourne and really enjoyed stay at The Blackman. SO comfortable beds and away from the central Melbourne traffic etc yet still easy to get to and from CBD (including shuttle hotel puts on). Love the cafe and restaurant on site. Great 2 night stay.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed at The Blackman on our wedding night. The Blackman team gave us the Penthouse Suite which made our wedding night even more special. When we arrived at 2am we were greeted warmly by a very friendly staff member. He congratulated us and told us that we were able to get a late checkout so that... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with my husband and 2 young children in the Chess Suite. The Chess Suite was tastefully decorated with gorgeous artwork and it was very spacious for us all. The bed was so comfortable and I fell asleep in an instant! The staff made us feel very comfortable and at home and the hotel is well positioned and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great looking hotel in a fantastic spot for visitors to Mlbourne. This hotel would be a particularly sound choice for those interested in the Formula 1 GP. Loved the modern rooms, and the views from the higher floors are great. Comfy beds, well equiped kitchenette and plenty of space. This hotel has an undeniably 'cool' factor which young and old... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I stayed here again recently, and were still just as amazed with the level of comfort and service as the first time. The first thing that continuously blows us away is the level of service we encounter from their staff. Having arrived fairly late in the evening, we were greeted by a friendly gentleman who was so... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As my booking overnight at the Blackman was dictated by my company's preferences and also proximity to the office (A five minute stroll from 1 Queens Road) my expectations were not extremely high. As I checked in, the thoroughly professional staff made me feel welcome as did the modern and luxurious decor. Initially I was concerned that my room was... More

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San Luis Obispo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 4 nights over a weekend in a delux room. Can honesty say that this is the best hotel experience we have had for many years. The "themed" nature of the hotel and inclusion of a selection of books in the room made the experience more delightful. Added to this, the French café and restaurant downstairs made eating a... More

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Also Known As:
Art Series - The Blackman Hotel Melbourne
Art Series - The Blackman Hotel
Address: 452 St Kilda Road | (entry via Arthur Street), Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia (Formerly The Blackman Hotel)
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Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Melbourne
#6 Family Hotel in Melbourne
#7 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Melbourne
#8 Business Hotel in Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Art Series - The Blackman 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
With a contemporary, boutique interior and an enviable St Kilda Road location, just a stones throw from Melbourne’s CBD, The Blackman Hotel will inspire Melbourne’s imagination. A destination perfect for business or leisure travellers, this unique Melbourne hotel boasts 209 guest accommodations and suites, a selection of which host private terraces.Built within and above the historic Airlie Mansion, The Blackman Hotel will charm and inspire guests with the works of one of Australia’s most celebrated artists, Charles Blackman, showcased throughout this unique hotel space.The Blackman Hotel is also dedicated to ensuring your visit to Melbourne is complete with dining options to tempt your tastebuds. Experience two of Melbourne’s hottest new restaurants right at your own doorstop. Couple this with our state-of-art gymnasium and your luxurious five-star experience is complete. ... more   less 
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