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Lyall Hotel and Spa

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Boutique hotel with one and two bedroom suites within stylish surroundings, open fires everywhere, excellent service, 24 hour concierge and room service, parking and champagne bar. We stayed in the Grand Suite, which included kitchen, lounge and dining area, heated tiles and rain shower. Spa bath, two open fires, pillow menu, 3 tv's and balcony. 2 min from trendy Chapel... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a lovely boutique hotel. The rooms are well appointed, elegant and tastefully designed. The location, in the heart of South Yarra and 3 mins walk from the South Yarra railway station, is perfect. On that basis alone I'd recommend the hotel. But I had an unusual experience that made me appreciate it even more. I came down with... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved it. We chose the Lyall because we didn't want a big hotel. Our suite was very spacious, clean and comfortable. You could easily settle in for a week. Thank you to David and the other staff. Central to the Botanic Gardens and Chapel St and a short hop to Greville St and Windsor. The tram to town is at... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is a real gem. My husband and I stayed here with our 20 year old daughter. All staff we encountered were warm and welcoming. Easy stroll to great shopping. Close access to train or tram. We especially loved our room which was beautifully furnished and well designed. Would stay here again.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a room that had a small lounge room, kitchenette and a separate bedroom. There were 3 of us staying so there was a rollaway bed. The beds were all very comfortable and the room has everything you need and is very quiet. The only criticism was that the room was incredibly warm when we got in. We turned... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and i decided to return to the Lyall for a weekend break in Melbourne. It is a terrific alternative to the city based, 'corporate', 5 star hotels. Located in a quiet side street in South Yarra ensures that your stay will be relaxing and stress free. The arrival was exemplary. The front desk staff are a step above... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a 2 bedroom suite with our 2 teenage children and were most pleasantly surprised. Initially we hadn't expected the hotel to be so small. The reception was only staffed by 2 or 3 staff who also doubled up as car valets, bar tenders and restaurant waiters! However the hotel exceeded our expectations. The hotel was modern and... More 

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WithThanks, Owner at Lyall Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your very kind review of your experience with your family at The Lyall recently. It was great to read that you enjoyed your stay and were pleasantly surprised by the hotel and the staff. This is the world of small hotels where the staff are trained to multitask which has great benefits because they really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Service from the front desk team was excellent; location is very convenient for public transport and well as being walking distance from many dining and drinking options. The rooms were very spacious and the in-room kitchen and washing machine makes it feel like being at home, while having the perks of being a hotel.

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WithThanks, Owner at Lyall Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at the Lyall Hotel and Spa on Tripadvisor. It is with pleasure that I read that you found the service from our front desk team excellent and the location convenient. Thanks also for mentioning the suites spaciousness and their inclusions to make it feel like home. Once... More 

Sydney
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Upsides: - Nicely renovated bathrooms. Separate shower which I'm a huge fan of. - bed was firm but not uncomfortable - day spa was lovely - some good restaurants nearby and close to train station Downsides: - room itself was tired and felt out dated (exc bathrooms as mentioned above) - particularly unimpressed when we asked on Friday night if... More 

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WithThanks, Owner at Lyall Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Alex, Thank you for positing your comments on TripAdvisor. I appreciate your positive feedback regarding the bathrooms, bed, our spa and location. I was disappointed to read that you thought our rooms were tired, where they have in fact just been refreshed with new curtains, bedheads, cushions and bedding. I am very sorry that you were told that there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

The Lyall Hotel is a very comfortable hotel in a great neighborhood The room was smallish but very adequate The staff was wonderful Shopping and dining abound within walking distance Train and street cars are just around the corner Highly recommend

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WithThanks, Owner at Lyall Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear MIke, Thank you so much for your generous review. We appreciate your feedback and agree that our address is great in amongst some of Melbourne's best shops and restaurants and close to transport. Thank you for complimenting our staff, they do their best with genuine, professional service. We hope to welcome you back to The Lyall. Warmest wishes, Rowina... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Let us pamper you. A true 5 Star service Boutique Hotel centrally located close to Toorak Road / Chapel Street shops and restaurants. Melbourne's only privately owned/operated luxury hotel with 40 one and two bedroom suites of contemporary oriental design. The Lyall Hotel and Spa's welcoming ambience attracts a discerning international clientele seeking genuine and professional service whether travelling for business or leisure. All suites have full length windows that open for fresh air and a balcony. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lyall Hotel and Spa

Address: 16 Murphy St | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Price Range: $154 - $353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Lyall Hotel and Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
The Lyall Hotel Melbourne
Lyall Hotel Melbourne
Hotel Style:
#11 Spa Hotel in Melbourne
#28 Business Hotel in Melbourne
#28 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
#35 Romantic Hotel in Melbourne
#41 Family Hotel in Melbourne
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