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Lyall Hotel and Spa

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My self and my wife have just returned from another relaxing stay at the Lyall Hotel, made even better by being upgraded to the Grand Suite. I cannot speak highly enough of this hotel, from the highly trained, helpful and friendly staff to the tasty, freshly cooked and very satisfying breakfast, via the well equipped, extremely comfortable and calm accommodation.... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights. A great spot in South Yarra and easy to get to with Uber/taxi. We stayed in their smallest suite which was more than generous! They offer breakfast as extra but we decided to try the local options instead which were very good. Would definitely recommend this hotel!

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Thank James M
Sydney, Australia
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108 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As always, this stay was like all others. Comfortable, quiet, relaxed, friendly and always enjoyable so its no wonder we keep coming back to The Lyall Hotel and Spa. Such friendly and helpful staff, rare to find these days so they are doing something very right to maintain their standards. Love staying at this place, its a spoil !!

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your very kind review on TripAdvisor and thank you for recognising our commitment to looking after (and spoiling) our guests with service and efficiency. It's nice to see that you find The Lyall comfortable, relaxed and friendly, we liken the ambience to a private club without the stuffiness. I hope we are able to say... More 

Hobart, Australia
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58 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Hotel is all about good old Fashion service and discretion. The staff are amazing and nothing is too much trouble The rooms have everything you need and tastefully furnished ( very European) Reception are alway helpful Great place to relax

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Thank Rosanne59
WithThanks, Owner at Lyall Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Roseanne, Wow, what a lovely review. Thank you for sharing your experience. It's interesting that you comment (very European) because when creating The Lyall, Europe was a big part of our inspiration in furnishings as well as service. Thank you for complimenting our staff and service and we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to The... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in room 310 There is a small balcony for fresh air though no real view but quite close to the Train Station Very easy to get home after a night out at the Jazz clubs The room was roomy enough for a couple with excellent shower The shower A/C was a little noisy but quiet when switched off... More 

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

Dear David C, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at The Lyall on TripAdvisor. Thank you also for your mention of our convenient location and friendliness of the staff, the spaciousness of the suite and excellent shower. We look forward to welcoming you back. Warmest wishes, Rowina Thomas Hotelier More 

Denver, Colorado
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129 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the Lyall for two nights. They upgraded us to a great suite. The room was stylish and clean. The minibar, which I did not use, was the most impressive I have ever seen in terms of variety and selection. The staff were extremely friendly, polite, and efficient. Having free parking (valet) was a great bonus. The location... More 

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

Dear RichOrman, Thank you for such a lovely review and for sharing your experience of The Lyall. It was pleasing to read that you enjoyed the style and cleanliness of your suite and that you liked the variety in our minibar....which includes ice cream in the freezer. Thank you for commenting on the friendliness and efficiency of the staff, I... More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 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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Thank Dannise D
WithThanks, Owner at Lyall Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Dannise D, Thank for this great review on TripAdvisor. Your suite, The Platinum, is the only one with a fireplace in the bedroom and the living room and a huge terrace on the top floor of the hotel. Thank you for mentioning all of the features including underfloor heating, 3 TV's and also our great location for shopping and... More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for such a lovely review and for sharing your experience at The Lyall. It's awful to fall sick while travelling particularly if you are in unfamiliar surrounds so I was pleased to see that our staff assisted in making you feel comfortable and aided your speedy recovery. As a privately owned and operated hotel, we concentrate... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 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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Thank Chris W
WithThanks, Owner at Lyall Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Chris W, Thank you for choosing The Lyall, we are glad you did. Thank you also for sharing your thoughts on TripAdvisor and for mentioning David and other staff. We do have a great location in South Yarra, close to the Botanic Gardens and Chapel Street. So much is within easy walking distance including many major attractions. Please come... More 

Australia
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 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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Thank 21trish
WithThanks, Owner at Lyall Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Trish, Thank you for sharing your experience at The Lyall. It was pleasing to read that you stayed as a family and that you experienced warm welcoming service from the staff and that you enjoyed the South Yarra location and its easy proximity to shopping and public transport. Thank you for commenting on the furnishings and design and we... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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 High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • 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: $161 - $362 (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:
#13 Spa Hotel in Melbourne
#28 Business Hotel in Melbourne
#35 Romantic Hotel in Melbourne
#39 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
#41 Family Hotel in Melbourne
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