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Art Series - The Blackman

#14 of 172 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 #14 of 172 Hotels in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We stayed a night at the Blackman as a special treat. The hotel is superbly appointed. Our room had a view over Albert Park Lake in the foreground with Port Phillip in the background. The room was spacious and wonderfully set out - we particularly liked the designer glass wall and door to the bathroom There are two restaurants in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was very impressed with the Blackman. Staff were friendly and helpful. Rooms were among the best I've ever stayed in. Clean, stylish, and above all, comfortable. The beds were so good, we contemplated taking up the offer of 'most things are for sale.'

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Manly, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went for a quick trip from Sydney for our anniversary and stayed at The Blackman. The staff were super helpful with directions and recommendations. The room was spacious and had that boutique feel. Such a convenient location - can't wait to try the other Art Series Hotels!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here over a weekend for our first year anniversary and couldn't of been happier with our choice of hotel. The room was modern and practical, the staff helpful and friendly and the location just far enough outside the city to be quiet. Having 2 wonderful restaurants in the building was fantastic as well. Very happy with our stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the blackman is a gorgeous hotel with wonderful facilities and great service. they even have a (paid) laundry room on each floor which was so convenient for travel. the location is an easy tram ride to the city or to st. kilda. the bed was incredibly comfortable and the room always clean.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loved the artwork, very well appointed suite and comfortable bed. Close to the city and public transport. Helpful and friendly staff. Great place to stay. We were attending the Comedy Festival and found it was a great base - close to the city but a quiter setting than central city hotels.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our third stay, we find it a very easy place to stay at when we are in Melbourne. Clean and the beds are sensational. Staff very friendly. Very easy to get too off Kingsway. Thank you for making our stay very enjoyable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a week here and it was a great spot. The deal I booked seemed like an amazing value for the cost given we had a suite with a separate room and an amazing view along with a fridge/kitchenette, etc that was very handy. I like the smaller hotels and this one had coin operated laundry machine on the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I travel to Melbourne from Perth three or four times a year and I always stay at the Blackman. From friendly and attentive staff to impeccable rooms, comfortable beds and excellent facilities, I remain consistently impressed by the quality of this boutique hotel. On my most recent stay, I was delighted to come back to my room one evening to... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I left my iPhone charger plugged in next to the bed. I rang to retrieve it and was told that the room was already inspected and there was nothing in it- basically I was told that "it's the hottest item around" so they would unlikely find it. I think this can be interpreted as they knowingly have dishonest staff and... More 

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

It is disappointing to read this review, given that the charger has been returned to you. I have had email correspondence from your sister thanking us for our efforts and praising the quality of the accommodation. I fully support my staff and see no reason why they would jeopardise their employment for a $20 phone charger. We certainly do not... More 

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