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Ovolo Laneways

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great location - fun contemporary hotel with a lot of included extras - late check out - free breakfast - free mini bar - goodies bag - free wi-fi - free lolly station and self serve coffee/hot chocolate - the list goes on - staff are relaxed and friendly !

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fun stay with my son for a night in Melbourne. Perfect location, lovely free lollies etc which is heaven for an 8 year old. Spacious room with everything we needed. The common areas with coffe machines etc were comfortable and pleasant and the staff 5 star lovely. Will stay again and bring the rest of the family and are keen... More 

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Thank rosetosie
Perth, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I don't normally leave reviews (tho i should as i use trip advisor a lot). 6 of us met at Laneways for a good girls catch up weekend, when we arrived we were greeted by Chris and Alannah who really set the mood for the rest of the weekend. no problem was to big or to small for any staff... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent four nights at the Ovolo Laneways and found it to be a convenient, comfortable, and friendly place to stay in Melbourne. The hotel offers a lot of small perks (as long as you book direct) which definitely helps it stand out from other 3-4 star hotels. The hotel is located at the end of China Town, a few... More 

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Thank Aram K
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Thanks guys for a fantastic stay. The staff on the front desk both on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning were brilliant. Love the casual but professional style of this hotel. Was upgraded to a huge room on check in and loved the location. Quiet room, comfy beds. Will come back

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Thank Mike S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Such an amazing experience with this hotel, the staff are the best I have experienced! Walked in after coming from parliament station, only a minute walk from the Bourke St. exit, to be greeted by two lovely people at the front desk. As we checked in, they shared all the extras! This included a free fully stocked mini bar, a... More 

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Swanbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The staff are friendly and helpful, my room was exceptional - two bedrooms, kitchenette, comfortable seat and sofa, acres of room for cases, etc. The bathroom toiletries were exceptional, premium teas and coffees supplied as well as small extras like tote bags. The minibar is free, wifi is free, a welcome bag of goodies is supplied, and tea and coffee... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently booked Ovolo Laneways for a quick girls getaway. We booked the night before and stayed in a studio room and it was fantastic. The staff were friendly and helpful, our check in was quick. The room was great with the Ovolo free mini bar experience including beer, soda water, wine, soft drinks, lollies, nuts & other snacks. There... More 

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Thank SixMonthItch
JNorkdamp, General Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Hi SixMonthItch Thank you for the high five! I was chuffed to read your comments around our Shiny Happy People and their Shiny service. I can’t wait to share your review with them. We love the ‘F; word here at Ovolo and love giving our guest a whole heap of freebies – even more when you book direct with us.... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came to see matilda musical, Ovolo was the perfect choice, more than location it has friendly staff and a great "vibe". Well laid out room with tall people friendly shower, simple touch but made a big difference.

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Thank callan w
JNorkdamp, General Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Hi Callan, Just a quick shout out to sat thanks for the top marks! We love that we are your perfect choice and that you enjoyed our cheeky vibe. We are all about 'effortless living' and are always looking for new ways to look after our guests and make it as easy as possible. Thanks again callan and don't forget... More 

Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Melbourne for a relaxing week catching up with family. The hotel was superb great design wonderful friendly staff from our greeting at reception to every member of the team all friendly and happy. location was excellent for restaurants cafes and shopping. enjoyed the grab and go breakfast and the complimentary mini bar. The lolly bar at reception was also... More 

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JNorkdamp, General Manager at Ovolo Laneways, responded to this review

Hi gmpb08, Thank you for the superb review. What an awesome reason to come to Melbourne to chill out with family - Nothing beats family! Well maybe an awesome lolly buffet at an awesome hotel, with a some great freebies. Loved reading that our Shiny Happy Team looked after you guys through your stay. Thanks again gmpb08 don't forget to... 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

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ovolo's first international hotel in Australia is designed and inspired by the hidden streets and gems that Melbourne is known for. Located within the CBD and steps away from Parliament house and the treasury gardens, Ovolo Laneways offers effortless living without being away from the action of the city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ovolo Laneways

Address: 19 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Chinatown
Price Range: $153 - $390 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ovolo Laneways 4*
Number of rooms: 43
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#8 Family Hotel in Melbourne
#11 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
#23 Business Hotel in Melbourne
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