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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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Papeete, French Polynesia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I really adored this hotel. From the room layout and furniture to the amenities! Toothpaste and a toothbrush? Free minibar? Free excellent waters and coffees? All for a great price. The location is really flawless too. I thought the staff was sweet and very helpful.

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

Dear Kelly K Great name!! Thanks for sharing your recent Ovolo experience with us. So glad to hear you enjoyed the stay and all the freebies. We are looking forward to having you return. Regards, Kelly O'Neill General Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I stayed with the Ovolo for a work trip just last week. Sadly it was a fleeting visit of only 1 night, however the hotel really impressed in looks. In the heart of Melbourne's Chinatown, the Ovolo's boutique style fit in perfectly with the 'cool' element that Melbourne offers. The room was stylish, clean and exactly what i needed. The... More 

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

Dear KateOlsson, Thanks for sharing your recent Ovolo experience with us. I am sorry to hear it was a fleeting visit to Melbourne but thank you for choosing Ovolo for your stay. I am glad to hear you liked all the freebies in your room and the wine was a nice unwind after a long trip. I do apologise for... More 

Brisbane
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I so wanted to love the Ovolo Hotel. I was told so many good things about it, free mini bar, self serve coffee in the foyer, free breakfast - a funky boutique hotel that does things differently! I was there for a night of business and really, would probably not return. But first, credit due in a number of ways.... More 

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

Dear rockstar53, Thanks for you recent review of Ovolo Hotel Melbourne. Firstly, thank you for the positives of your stay, I am glad to hear you liked the additional extras such as quirky slippers and laundry bag, just a few of the freebies we offer here at the hotel. I do however apologise that you were not recognised by our... More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Spent a night in the Terrace Penthouse, to celebrate my birthday. Great service from the team, who made sure my guests got to the room without any trouble, and let us have a great night together. Terrace penthouse has awesome views of the city, definately a way to impress guests. Having 2 bathrooms was perfect for the large crowd, and... More 

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

Dear DarrenakaBen, Happy Birthday to you! So great to hear you had a wonderful celebration at the hotel and that the staff made the event all that more special. We hope you decide to grow old with us and celebrate each birthday with Ovolo from here on it :) Regards, Kelly O'Neill General Manager More 

Smithton, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

My wife and I have stayed here twice and absolutely love it. The staff bend over backwards to help, always happy to look after luggage until check in time if there isn't a room already available and never fail with recommendations on eating places, shopping, directions and sight seeing. The hotel is very clean with a great design. The rooms... More 

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

Dear IronmanFluff, Thanks for the recent review and glad to have you back! I will pass on the positive note to the staff. They will be over the moon. We look forward to having you return shortly. Regards, Kelly O'Neill General Manager More 

Savannah, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I stayed at the Ovolo for one night in February. It's tucked away at the edge of Melbourne’s busy core, very convenient to the circle tram and a short, pleasant walk to more trafficked areas. I was happy to have a place to withdraw from the summer clamor of the bar-restaurant-shopping scene. My room was large and very comfortable with... More 

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

Dear Robin C, Thanks for the recent review of your travels to Ovolo Melbourne. Glad to hear the hotel was a pleasant refuge and that the location was ideal for your Melbourne travels. If you are ever back in our fabulous city, touch base. We would be delighted to have you stay again. Regards, Kelly O'Neill General Manager More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Stayed here for a week. Staff are just lovely. 2 bedroom apartment with microwave, fridge, tea/coffee and drinks included (alcoholic) and restocked every day. TV in both rooms. Very spacious. Only drawback no drawers in bedrooms! Carpet in lounge area was very stained and looked filthy so this spoiled it. If you're reading this ovolo hotel, room 306. Clean the... More 

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

Dear fionamarshall25, Thanks for the recent review on your travels to Ovolo Melbourne. Glad to hear you enjoyed the stay and the staff were helpful. I will pass on the feedback. As for 306 you will be pleased to know this has been steam cleaned to an inch of it's life and is looking fabulous once again. I do apologise... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Great place to stay, staff friendly and helpful. Great coffee ,grab bag yummy,Free mini baris a great idea we will definitely stay here again. Tram stop very close to hotel easy to walk to shopping and good restaurants. Have no problem with recommending this as a place to stay

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

Dear 28Maxine51, Thanks for the recent review. So very glad to hear you had a wonderful stay. I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Regards, Kelly O'Neill General Manager More 

Athens
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We were there for a few days early March and we really enjoyed our stay. We booked a suite and it was very comfortable with all the amenities. Very clean. The staff was welcoming helpful and professional. Pastries of very good quality for breakfast. The only bad thing with breakfast is that after a few days you get tired of... More 

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

Dear zittaros, Thanks for the recent review from your travels to Ovolo Melbourne. I am glad to hear you liked the hotel and that the staff were helpful. We hope to see you back in Melbourne soon. Regards, Kelly O'Neill General Manager More 

Geraldton, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for grand final week.. Service was amazing, great decor and very clean. They don't have a restaurant for brekkie- but they make up for that with fresh pastries & a self service nespresso machine you can use at any hour. Staff were very helpful :) and a double thumbs up for the free happy hour where you can... More 

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

Dear Ask General_Manager_GOW Thanks for the review from your Grand Final stay. Glad to hear you like the hotel and the freebies. Who doesn't love a free minibar! Hope to see you back for this Grand Final. Regards, Kelly O'Neill General Manager More 

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