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Ovolo Laneways

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   19 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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Ranked #32 of 170 Hotels in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really nice rooms and staff. I liked that refreshments, breakfast and wifi were complimentary. Very modern hotel with wonderful splashes of colour here and there and close to all things melbourne cbd :) the penthouse is on my bucket list!!

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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed there on a business trip in a 2-bedroom apt which came at 300 AUD per night. Surely not that bad for Melbourne considering what you get. There is a fridge in the lobby with beer, wine, siftdrinks, etc. and a Nespresse machine - the thing is it's all free. Same with the mini bar in the apt and pastry... More

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Ovolo for 10 nights - had a fantastic time. Amazing and friendly staff and great location. The complimentary breakfast of pastries and free bottled water and drinks and complimentary minibar are a winner! Will be staying here again when we come back next year.

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Sydney, Australia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I always enjoy staying at this lovely hotel. It is in a great location near the theatre district and china town. The trams are only a short walk away. We booked a studio rather than a 1 bedroom for this stay and I would recommend that for the small incremental cost that you book the 1 bedroom... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I stepped out of the lift to head towards my room I was immediately wow-d! Awesome city vibe and that fake turf seat was awesome! But it didn't stop there, I opened my vibrant yellow door and was amazed at how beautifully laid out my room was! I had a studio suit (with lounge) and it was fantastic!! Great... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent hotel, amazing staff and perfuse location. Would not hesitate to stay here again. The complimentary treats are a welcome surprise. Staff were very accommodating and nothing was too difficult. Perfect accessibility to Melbourne's theaters, bars and restaurants.

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Kelly O, General Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear ChelcOz, Thanks for the great review! My favorite of the week. Glad to hear you had a wonderful time. Looking forward to having you back. Regards, Kelly O'Neill General Manager More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I went on a mini break to Melbourne from Perth and had a blast! We were looking for a apartment style accomodation with a bit of an edge and definitely found it at the Ovolo. The complementary breakfast of pastries and coffee is a brilliant idea and one we found most useful when flying out the door... More

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Romford, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arrived off of a long 22 hour flight and was greeted with a smile and the guy at reception knew my name, nice touch. Was up graded before I could even open my mouth. Room was really nice and lovely touches such as the goodie bag, ice cream in the freezer, free mini bar and even the free shoe... More

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Kelly O, General Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear Lisa G, Thanks for the great review. There is nothing better than receiving a smiling welcome and great service after a long haul flight and I am glad Ovolo was able to offer this to you during your most recent stay. Regarding the bedding, whilst it's not ideal you were cold I can confirm we have new bedding on... More

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a 2yr old hotel it is very trashed. If your a girl forget it, the bathroom sink is so small you cant brush your teeth unless you some how put your head sideways. No room to leave anything on shelves and the sink is in the way next to the toilet which had a faulty flush you can pull... More

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Kelly O, General Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear motobk, Thanks for the review. I am glad to hear you felt the bedding was comfortable and the staff very friendly. I am however sorry to hear you felt the property was tired. There have been some areas of the hotel which are identified as needing some love and this is currently in place, this involves a brand new... More

Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ovolo is a cool, stylish hotel in a buzzy spot. I had a Studio Suite which was a good size with a lounge area. Positives: The bed was comfortable, the towels big and fluffy, the toiletries nice, the foyer was cool, the staff friendly and helpful. The goody bag and free beer, wine, juices and waters in the mini bar... More

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Kelly O, General Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear scj100, Thanks for the review. Whilst there were some great positives which I will pass on to the team I will make note of the negatives such as maintenance and air conditioning. These are areas that have been identified and we are busily fixing these at present, our maintenance manager is hard at work and we currently have a... More

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Address: 19 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Melbourne CBD
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Ovolo Laneways 4*
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Ovolo's first international hotel in Australia is designed and inspired by the hidden streets and gems that Melbourne is known for. Located within the CBD and steps away from Parliament house and the treasury gardens, Ovolo Laneways offers effortless living without being away from the action of the city. ... more   less 
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