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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
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very comfortable, especially the bed, and very quiet. Free wifi, apple tv, mini bar and happy hour is a nice touch, just a shame the two beers in the mini bar were only replaced once in 5 nights! Staff are friendly and the place is generally very nice, new and clean.

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Adam M, Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear Karl D, Thank you for your very kind review! Looks like you had a great time with us. Apologies for your mini bar beer only being topped up once during your stay, this is most certainly meant to occur daily! Next time you're in need of accommodation in the city, please drop by again. Please make sure you make... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great little boutique hotel just 1 minute from parliament. Stayed in a 1 bedroom suite which was had spacious living area, fully equipped shower and a large bed. What more can you ask for? well, how is a welcome pack full of snacks when you check in, free minibar which gets restocked daily, daily delicious take and go brekkie, and... More 

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Adam M, Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear quarl, Have passed on your glowing review to the team which was met with many smiling faces. Thank you kindly for your sincere words! It really does give a team a lift when we read that our guests enjoy their stay as immensely as you did. It seems you took full advantage of all our freebies. Hopefully we will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved the Ovolo laneways hotel. It was very comfortable and surprisingly quiet. The complimentary happy hour and mini bar was a nice surprise. We will definitely be back next time we are in Melbourne.

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Adam M, Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear Alexandra T, Thank you for your kind words. The team are ecstatic to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We are very lucky to be central to all the great restaurants, theaters and bars, yet be away from all of the noise. We look forward to seeing you next time you're in Melbourne! C U SOON! Andrew... More 

Tasmania, AUS
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65 reviews 65 reviews
22 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We love Ovolo's free wifi, grab 'n go breaky (although if you want fibre then fruit is your only option, everything else is pastries, banana bread & doughnuts), mini bar getting refilled free (although it was less booze, I'm sure there was wine included last time? Essentially it is 2 beers and boutique soft drinks), & location etc. The Harney... More 

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Adam M, Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear EsmeBunny, Thank you kindly for your lovely review! Glad to see you've enjoyed your previous stays to the point that you've returned to see us :) - We hope to make it a fourth visit next time you're up from Tasmania. Returning to our property is the highest form of flattery - along with this incredible feedback. You are... More 

Cologne, Germany
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked this hotel last minute after we decided to return to Melbourne early. When we arrived, the reception was having "IT" issues, but they found our booking fairly quickly and gave us an upgrade. Our room itself was great, but the space could be better divided up. The bathroom is tiny (in the sense that you can't get dressed... More 

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Adam M, Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear MBD0405, Thank you for your kind review! Glad to see that you made the most of our brilliant location, it really is the place to be in Melbourne at the moment. Looks like that your stay was topped off with a free upgrade as well :) You can be assured that the IT issues have been rectified, apologies for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The Ovolo hotel in Melbourne is amazing - we were staying on the top floor and the decor was fantastic! Super comfortable bed And bathroom. Very nice location, near stores and restaurants! And it also had cansa and free coffee included

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Adam M, Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear JuRezende23, Why thank you, we think we are pretty amazing too! Glad to hear that we made your stay an enjoyable one. You've pretty much hit the nail on the head in terms of what we offer :) C U SOON! Andrew Selleck Duty Manager More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon checking in the staff were friendly, I received the wifi password and went up to my room. I Set up the Apple TV and watched a show in the room on a comfy couch and had a free drink and bag of peanuts. The city is great for a walk around and I explored lots of shops in the... More 

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Adam M, Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear Luise R, It seems you had a relaxed, stress-free stay with us :) Thank you for your kind words Luise, we absolutely love getting such positive reviews from happy guests. We are blessed to be in such a popular part of the city, to which you took full advantage. We look forward to looking after the both of you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ovolo is situated at the top of Little Bourke St which is in close proximity to China Town where a number of fabulous restaurants are located. Around the corner on Spring St there is the Wine Bar, the Grocer store and the Melbourne Supper Club. On checking in we were greeted by friendly staff who remained helpful and chatty during... More 

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Adam M, Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear Karen B, Thank you for the amazing review, you should write for our website description haha! Looks like you guys had the perfect stay! We look forward to taking care of you next time you're in Melbourne! C U SOON! Andrew Selleck Duty Manager More 

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

Loved this place. Comfortable and felt spoiled in a way. Free drinks, free breakkie on the go, flexible check in and out hours, and they even give guests a little loot bag with snacks as a welcoming gift! Small gesture but heartfelt. I booked the one bedroom apartment and the king sized bed was so comfortable and I spent a... More 

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Adam M, General Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear Irene N, This review is truly a keeper. Thank You! For anyone wanting to get the perfect idea of what to expect at the hotel, we will be sure to point them to yours. You've mentioned a few of the many positives we offer here, including the free WiFi, breakfast, loot bag, phone calls and location (the list goes... More 

Perth, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having stayed at Ovolo previously, our return visit was as good as ever. In addition to giving us a room upgrade, the staff were truly kind to let us check in early and check out late (owing to less than ideal flight times).

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Adam M, General Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear BunnyNine, Wow, what a tremendous review!! Thank you for the kind words, we endevour to set our standards to the level that experienced with us. You're most welcome about the free upgrade. We love taking care of our previous guests and if the accommodation level dictates some room shifting, we always seek those who have returned to stay to... More 

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