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Ovolo Laneways

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at Ovolo laneways in melbourne for the second time last week and have now declared it "our hotel" we will look no further on stays in melbourne city. It is such an excellent place to stay. The first time we stayed, it was the night before our wedding at the melbourne registry, in a 2 bedroom apartment and... More 

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Thank tashanbrad
Jake Y, General Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear tashanbrad, Thank you very much for the high five. Your wonderful comments will be conveyed to all our shiny happy team members. Those comments definitely motivate us to maintain high standard and continuously improve ourselves. It is also great to learn that your children loves our Ovolo style of 'Effortless Living', which is our endless promise to all our... More 

New Plymouth, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We just love this funky little hotel!! From the moment you arrive to the time that you leave the staff cannot do enough for you, from great dinner recommendations to just amazing service they were fantastic! Our studio room had everything we needed and was very clean. The little 'extras' provided just top off the experience of staying at Ovolo... More 

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Jake Y, General Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear Naki_Thomsons, What an awesome review! All our team members are thrilled to learn that you had a great stay with us once again. Our focus is to provide all our guests with Ovolo Style of 'Effortless Living' and of course, a big smile. Thank you for your wonderful comments and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Jake... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for 2 nights and couldnt have been happier. The service at the front desk was fantastic and all very friendly. The free lollies and tea / coffee at reception was a really nice surprise and defineatly addictive if you are waiting! The room was spacious - I stayed in a studio and very clean. Kudo's to the cleaning... More 

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Thank ElizabethP1956
Jake Y, General Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear ElizabethP1956, Thank you for your review and understanding. We are glad to hear that our service was up to your standard although you didn't get to enjoy our complimentary breakfast and happy hour. Next time, as mentioned, it would be much appreciated if you could book direct or through our website so that we could greet you and provide... More 

Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located within easy walking to attractions and dining. Room was super clean with great service from friendly relaxed staff. Grab and go breakfast definitely better than regular hotel buffet breakfasts. Will stay again.

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Jake Y, General Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear MrsUnreal, Thank you for your lovely feedback! We are incredibly fortunate to be in the position we are in – perfect distance from some of Melbourne’s finest restaurants and shops! Again, thank you for staying with us and don't forget to book with us direct at ovolohotels.com to get your 'Repeat Offender' special rate. The secret magic word is... More 

West Pennant Hills, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tucked away in Little Burke St you would not know it was there. But inside is a different story. Starts with the coffee machine and T2 teas in the foyer - but it gets better - lolly counter with lots of different lollies to dig into with scoops and paper bags to carry them in. Not a large hotel but... More 

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Jake Y, General Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear Frank G, What an awesome review! Thank you for recognizing our efforts and loving Ovolo style. We would also like to take this opportunity to express our sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused by the size of basin. Please be informed that we are currently looking into some options to resolve this issue. We are excited to learn that... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had my best there, very nice room and facilities. The hotel is very thoughtful and prepared a btt of sparkling to celebrate my bday. That's a great surprise and good addition to the experience. Looking forward to stay there again. Already intro to my frds here and in HK.

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Jake Y, General Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear ichbinwill, Thank you for the high five. It is our focus to provide our guests with personalised service and memorable experience. We are so happy to hear that we succeeded once again. We have no doubt that we will see you again in near future. Jake Yang General Manager More 

Taipei, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at Ovolo Laneways. The staff was friendly and the rooms were quite comfortable (two thumbs up for the bed), although who knew that bathroom sinks even came in such a small size! The complimentary washing machines were much appreciated. The hotel provides guests various freebies, such as breakfast, a happy hour, and a selection of candies.... More 

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Jake Y, General Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear jiaotze, It is great to learn that you enjoyed our service and complimentary amenities. We appreciate your wonderful comments and constructive feedback as it is the most important tool we utilise in order to continuously improve ourselves. Please be informed that we will definitely provide you with more consistent and personalised service on your next visit. Look forward to... More 

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel was great! Location was pretty convenient - staff was super helpful and friendly. Stayed in the one bedroom suite - spacious - clean, and modern. Only negative - smelly shower drains, was a bit of a put off, otherwise all great

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Thank Yayxx
Jake Y, General Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear Yayxx, We are glad to hear that our service, cleanliness of room and level of convenience were all up to your standard. Please be informed that your valuable feedback regarding the shower drain has been conveyed to our maintenance and housekeeping team to prevent similar issues from reoccurring in the future. We look forward to seeing you again soon.... More 

Hobart, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A hastily planned shopping trip to Melbourne - Ovolo Laneway was quirky, friendly and a bit cheeky from the word go. We loved the colours, the social media lingo used to describe each floor (LOL / OMG), and of course the freebies were unexpected. We had the breakfast $15 per head, but as we had booked through an online site,... More 

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Jake Y, General Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear Janethewriter, Thank you for the great review! We are excited to hear that you had a wonderful stay and loved our Ovolo touch. Your wonderful comments will definitely be conveyed to our shiny happy team. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Jake Yang General Manager More 

Adelaide, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautifully presented, and tucked away hotel. Great friendly staff who we could have a laugh with and were very helpful with tips on how to get around. Staff Alannah was very talkative and friendly when we went to happy hour. By the end of our stay we affectionately called her Dial 9 as we did call reception a couple of... More 

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Jake Y, General Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Dear leaanne2016, What an awesome review! Your lovely comments have been conveyed to all our shiny happy team members including Alannah, Andrei and Miss V (Vyninka). We are very proud of receiving wonderful feedback such as yours and definitely motivate us to go the extra mile at all times by putting our guests first and be more creative. Thank you... More 

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Staying in Chinatown

Neighborhood Profile
Chinatown
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving up age-old recipes. The lighting may be unromantic, the patrons loud, and the service no-nonsense, but the food is sensational.
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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Designed and inspired by the hidden laneways and street art that Melbourne is known for, embrace the culture and enjoy effortless living in the heart of the city. Most importantly, The Best Things in Life are FREE! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ovolo Laneways

Address: 19 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Chinatown
Price Range: $159 - $499 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ovolo Laneways 4*
Number of rooms: 43
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#10 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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#32 Romantic Hotel in Melbourne
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