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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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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic staff. Clean and good sized room. Loved the included extras such as the grab and go breakfast, free mini bar and goodie bag. Great position close to shops and restaurants. Highly recommended hotel.

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My lartner and I stayed here for our anniversary and were both thoroughly impressed. Incredibly competitive nightly rate when compared with the bigger chains, a more convenient location in my opinion and overall, a really classy-feeling establishment.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved our stay at the funky Ovolo Laneways! Located at the top of Little Bourke St (Chinatown), it is in walking distance to an array of Melbourne's restaurants, theatres, and shopping. A free tram to Etihad Stadium was just one block away, making it an ideal location for almost everyone. The Ovolo Laneways one bedroom suites such as we enjoyed... More 

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South Australia, Australia
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20 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Took my mother to celebrate a significant birthday and was upgraded from the 2 bed to the 2 bed penthouse, which was stunning. The staff are very helpful and kind. The grab and go breakfast is fantastic (unless you are gluten free in which case you can't eat anything, but then I again I didn't ask or say anything). The... More 

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Williamstown, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had a business guest work with me from the US. A colleague of mine from Sydney recommended the Ovolo hotel as he stays there whenever he works in Melbourne. I took a Studio aparment. my guest in a larger room...Absolutely fantastic experience, Artistically decorated modern rooms, surprise bag of goodies inside, personable staff, great location.....definitely would recommend this hotel... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 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 6 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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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