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Ovolo Laneways

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved this hotel! The standard rooms are a little small with little room in bathroom for your toiletries. However, everything else made up for the small areas. The location is fabulous, walk out the door and all the secret laneways, restaurants, bars are right there. The staff are awesome, so friendly and accomodating. Stayed here twice and will be my... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived Friday evening, tiny lobby packed with guests enjoying the 'free' drinks. Check in service was perfunctory and I asked for a quiet room and was told it would 'probably be ok' - how wrong that was - first floor above reception which I was later told was worst for noise both from the street and the lobby. Room was... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed one night here, And we loved it. Very comfy rooms, great bed, heaps of little freebies and very friendly staff. Loved the Apple TV as well. Will defiantly be staying here next time we stay in the city. Some peoples reviews say that it is overpriced. We don't believe this at all. Highly recommend.

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Thank mcqbr
Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ovolo on Little Bourke is a great place to stay while visiting beautiful Melbourne. Situated close to Spring Street with easy access to the trams or a pleasant walk into the city centre. Staff are always so helpful and informative, and the grab and go breakfasts are surprisingly healthy (if you can resist the pastries!) Really comfy beds and a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ovolo was perfect for me and my team on a single night business trip - great staff, ambience, hospitality. Welcomed by the lolly bar at coffee o'clock was the best check in. The location was great - near Chinatown and Theatres. We tripped across the amazing restaurant Longgrain only metres away - all round outstanding.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had some issues with our first night and Jeremy the GM stepped in and went out of his way to look after us. Second night was great. Really enjoyed the rooms. Much better value than the big hotels and way more fun.

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

Hi cahillnat, WOW! Thanks for the high-five and for taking the time to post your review. Sometimes things don't go the way that we plan, though, we know that it all counts in the way we react to the problems when they occur. We are over the moon that your second night was much better. Guys it was great meeting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 2 nights at Ovolo and had the best time.The staff were great as usual the freebies and breakfast were a great bonus.The location is ideal with many attractions within a easy walking distance and public transport nearby all in all a great spot to stay and we can not wait to return thanx Ovolo

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

Hi Gail, Thank you for the top marks - our favourite kind of marks. We love the 'F' word at Ovolo and love offering Free Breakfast, Free Happy Hour, Free Minibar, Free High Speed Internet and the list goes on - You will need to book direct next time to take advantage of our repeat offenders rate and all of... More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms wonderful - lots of fun - easy location, access to all great things Melbourne has to offer... would go back every time.. lots of complementary offers - welcoming staff and warm clean rooms - Just loved it!

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

Hi Lisa, Thank you for the high-five review! We just loved it that you loved it! We love the 'F' word and love spoiling our guest with a load of Freebies when they book direct with us at ovolohotels.com. I could bang on about our location though my favourite part about your review is the comments around our Shiny Happy... More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Ovolo Laneways recently and it was FABULOUS.. The Staff where brilliant and the room was just perfect for me. The elevator was slow BUT it is being replaced, the stairwell was well lit and added to my step tally.. Can't say enough about this fantastic place to stay.

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

Hi jengeaney, Thank you for the high-five! We LOVE that you LOVED IT and you used our second favourite 'F' word 'FABULOUS'. Breaking news, we have completely retired our first Grandpa lift and he has left the building -We are now operating with a very fast, quite younger model and we are over the moon. Come in and check him... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great stay, very modern and spacious room. Loved the free-bees, breakfast was nice, Sydney stay was better, however good under the circumstances. Great location and friendly very helpful staff, check-in and out. Well done!

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

Hi Lance, Thank you for the high-five and for taking the time to share your experience. Both our properties in Sydney are fabulous and I will make sure that our Sydney teams see your posts - We are the little brother down here in Melbourne! Location, Location, Location! Everything is so close on foot, Theatres, China Town, Shopping and some... 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
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • 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 Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Chinatown
Price Range: $151 - $389 (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
#13 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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