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Ovolo Laneways

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19 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really nice unique hotel very well located to china town. Quiet, eady to walk everywhere, nice rooms. Free minibar and breakfast is a grab and go buffet which suited me perfectly for catching tours or getting out early. You wont be upset here unless you are expecting a 5 star hotel with pool, good gym and restaurant. However, Melbourne has... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent value, free in room wifi, very friendly staff, free minibar! free brekkie clean comfortable bed in a great location in central Melbourne,. What more could you ask for? I shall go there again.

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Free mini bar, happy hour ,breakfast and coffee ,great accommodating staff late check out nothing was a problem and really easy!! Keep it up we wi be back Great location too and the candy bar was a lovely surprise

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AndrewSelleck, Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear deborahj721968, Wow. Best hotel ever. Thank you!! Great to hear you will be back. We like to keep it nice and relaxed here. Once you've paid for the room, guests no longer have to worry about a $5 lemonade or $20 for WiFi. It's 2015, other hotels will catch on soon enough! C U SOON! Andrew Selleck Duty Manager More 

Sydney, Australia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
32 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our third visit to Ovolo Laneways in the last 3 years. The first visit we thought it was wonderful, the second time it was good but this time was a nightmare. We were given a room with no window, a miniscule sink in the bathroom which was unusable and air/cond which did not work properly so we had... More 

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Jaco, Costa Rica
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Loved this hotel - great location near chinatown and laneway restaurants. Funky decor in the spacious studio suite. And the best part was the free mini-bar, snacks, breakfast and afternoon sweets. Will definitely stay here again and will be recommending it to my friends.

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AndrewSelleck, Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear Priscilla P, Amazing to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! Our location is one of our best assets, so it is fantastic to see guests make the most of it. We love hearing that we provided a service and product that will have you wanting to come back as well as to pass on to friends and family.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at Ovolo Laneways for a midweek break just as Melbourne was having one of its 'rain all the time' periods, staggering in from a short walk to a friendly welcome at reception. The hotel is ideally located in Chinatown, and close to shopping, dining and transport connections. Although we arrived mid morning, our room was available immediately (hurrah!) and... More 

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AndrewSelleck, Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear Sarah T, Sorry for Melbourne's weather last week! It really was quite wet. Thank you for your review. Great to hear you loved our amazing location and took full advantage for that. Apologies for the sink, it really is a slight blemish on our otherwise amazing rooms. Happy to hear that we provided such a service that you would... More 

Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at Ovolol Laneways with my parents and aunt who were visiting from the UK. We had a pleasant stay. The front desk was helpful. The complimentary coffee, mini bar and breakfast were good and very convenient. The location is convenient too. Walking distance to the Melbourne museum, theatre, free circle tram stop, China Town, train station and shopping.... More 

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AndrewSelleck, Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear syd302, Thank you kindly for your gracious review! Great to hear we were able to be a positive part of your family affair. We are quite fortunate to be in such a vibrant part of the city. Our team strives to provide a product and service in which will leave guests wanting to come back, seems as if we... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good location at the very top of Lt Bourke. Rate reflects inclusion of mini bar and extras - all welcome but in reality not free. Rooms are small but functional with no sitting area and the lino floor was a really unwelcome surprise, bathroom is tiny - especially the hand basin. It is however very groovy, bed was comfy and... More 

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AndrewSelleck, Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear AnnaColt, Thank you for you review. Glad to see that you took advantage off the freebies as well as the part of town we are in! We look forward to welcoming you back soon! C U SOON! Andrew Selleck Duty Manager More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was exceptional - everything was available so no need to request for any help at all. We had a late flight booked when we were due to depart the hotel and it was no trouble at all, at the last minute, to change our room to a late checkout. Staff were extremely friendly and amenable, as were the other... More 

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Dear 628emma, Thank you for such a glowing and detailed review! It was a pleasure having you here. It has to be said that your bubbly natures allowed happy hour to be such a great time! We welcome you back with open arms (with our hands holding free wine bottles) It's great to see our guests taking advantage of all... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the location - opposite the best restaurant - Long Grain! So close to the theatre and shopping was an easy walk down the hill (or the free tram stop within 2 minutes). Also very quiet, a fabulous place to stay!

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AndrewSelleck, Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear Wendy J, Yes, we are right opposite Longrain. Many guests dine there when staying here. We even house their guest chefs! Thank you for your review, we hope to see you next time you're over from NZ! Andrew Selleck Duty Manager More 

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