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Ovolo Laneways

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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Absolutely brilliant! Love the whole concept of the place. All the staff were friendly and helpful. I can't say anything negative at all. Loved the happy hours, and the complimentary goodies bag on arrival . How great that the mini bar is totally free, AND gets replenished every day!

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

Dear Bighuzza, Thanks for the great review!!! Always happy to hear that guests are satisfied with their stay at Ovolo. Looking forward to having you back. Kelly O'Neill General Manager More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Wi-Fi,loot bag, contents of the mini fridge: all included in the price. Good location. Clean, neat and a little quirky inside. Bed a bit hard and somewhat uncomfortable, but couldn't complain about another thing. Would stay again.

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

Dear Chompz, Thanks for the Review! Glad to hear you liked all the extras at the hotel, we are in the middle of changing them for the summer months so you must return to check them out. Sorry to hear you found the bedding uncomfortable, hopefully this will improve with the new bed toppers due to arrive in the coming... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Stayed in 2 bedroom apartment, rooms have great natural light and are fitted out with funky yet minimal design. Appreciated the welcome loot bag of goodies and complimentary minibar (juice, water, beer and wine) in the room. Breakfast pastries / coffee on the run in the morning was also a very nice touch. Great location for restaurants and theatre not... More 

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

Dear VeronicaNZ, So glad to hear you had a great girls weekend! I hope you ladies got out and about and shopped up a storm whilst you were here. Sorry to hear about the wine, not ideal and does not sound too appealing. I am happy to inform though that we are changing suppliers for our mini bar stock and... More 

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Great hotel. Had the 2 bedroom apartment which was roomy and comfortable. Beds very comfortable. Would be ideal for a stay for the Melbourne theatre, on the edge of Chinatown. Beautiful added touches like Danish's for breakfast, yummy. Will stay here again. The only negative was the bathroom sink.

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

Dear Marijke B Great to hear you enjoyed your stay at Ovolo, the pastries in the morning are always a winner, add coffee and it can't get any better. Looking forward to seeing you back soon. Kelly O'Neill General Manager More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Three middle aged ladies holidaying for four night stay in a two bedroom apartment. Had a very enjoyable stay, very efficient and friendly staff. On the outer edge of Chinatown, there was little street noise. Free minibar including juice, mineral water, wine and beer was appreciated.

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

Dear Perthstep, Glad to hear that yourself and the ladies had a great time at the hotel. I hope to see you back again soon. Regards, Kelly O'Neill General Manager More 

Perth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Enjoyed our stay at the Ovolo in Melbourne. Well locate and close to great restaurants, cafes and theatres. Really appreciated the complimentary "on-the-run" breakfast and the free mini-bar stocked daily. Will stay here again.

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

Dear chauncey2, Thanks for the review and great to hear you enjoyed your time at Ovolo Laneways. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kelly O'Neill General Manager More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights in a 2 bedroom. The beds were so comfy. We got a king and a queen in our rooms. A TV in each of the bedroom and one in the living area. A goodie bag in our room on arrival which had chocolates, chips and lollies. Room had complimentary beer, wine, water and mineral water which... More 

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

Dear Wperrert Thanks for the review. Great to hear you enjoyed your time at the hotel. Myself and the team look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards, Kelly O'Neill General Manager More 

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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We weren't sure what to expect, but loved our stay. The decor was modern, inviting and comfortable. Service unassuming but helpful. Free minibar was a nice addition, though we had a little trouble logging onto the free wifi at first. We had a 1Br apartment. Very comfortable bed, the shower was heaven. Though the hotel's location is great, the only... More 

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

Dear MezF Many thanks for the review on the hotel. So very glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you return soon. Regards, Kelly O'Neill General Manager More 

Doha
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We stayed here on the final leg of our Australian visit. Great rooms, with a nice modern feel. Brilliant location for all the shops and bars in Melbourne. Would definitely recommend it and use it again.

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

Dear Doharesident, Thanks for the review. Glad to hear you had a nice time at the hotel. It sounds like you had a wonderful holiday also. Safe Travels. I hope to see you back soon. Kelly O'Neill General Manager More 

Brisbane
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30 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Stayed over a cold Melbourne weekend but loved the genuine warmth and hospitality of the team. The additional extras were appreciated, free & fast wifi, free minibar, free breakfast, free laundry… Cant wait to return!

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

Dear Simon J, We can't wait to have you back! Thanks for the great review. Hope to see you soon. Kelly O'Neill General Manager More 

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