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Tolarno Hotel

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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
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Daylesford, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I stayed at the Tolarno for a girls night out We had the 2 bedroom suite on the top floor Check in was very friendly....Liberty got us organised for parking and free wifi and was very welcoming and efficient The hotel is old colourful and full of character with bright original artwork adorning every wall....a warning that...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was booked by a friend to stay in after a 2 week business trip staying in IBIS hotels. Wow what a difference it is a lovely hotel with really friendly staff who helped plan our weekend in the city. The room was lovely with a comfortable bed and plenty on space and amenities including a well stocked and...

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TOLARNO, Front Office Manager at Tolarno Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr Rob F, What a lovely review! We thank you for your stay and for taking the time to write such a positive review about Tolarno Hotel. We are glad to hear that the you enjoyed the various elements of your stay; from a really friendly staff, comfortable bed, room amenities, well stocked and reasonable price mini - bar...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the occasion of the 25th wedding anniversary with my wife, ..... we went back to the seaside suburb where we both met. So cool, such a walk down memory lane. Such a great central point to walk around through a cool evening. Loved the balcony suite and the art on the walls. Great location! Oh, and great bed!!!

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TOLARNO, Front Office Manager at Tolarno Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Paul480, A sweet thank you from all of us for staying at the Tolarno Hotel on your 25th wedding anniversary. We are glad to hear that you loved our balcony suite and the artwork on the walls and oh the bed! We look forward to welcoming you back again at the Tolarno Hotel. Sincerely, Liberty Latina Front Office Manager

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We checked in to a very helpful reception desk and were amazed at the colour and life of the hotel. Our studio room was great. Television,stereo, DVD player in the lounge. Fully equipped kitchenette with microwave, hot plates fridge and a nice added bonus was the coffee maker with Nespresso pods. Bed was comfy with lots of pillows. Huge selection...

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quiet boutique hotel with original artwork giving this hotel a unique and warm feeling throughout. Rooms are comfortable & clean, I thoroughly enjoyed my 2 day stay here and would recommend to everyone. The staff are welcoming & genuinely friendly. This is my number choice in St Kilda.

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TOLARNO, Front Office Manager at Tolarno Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Natalie S, We thank you for your time in providing such a positive feedback. We're very happy to hear that you found Tolarno Hotel as a unique place to stay. Our intention is to make all our guests feel at home and comfortable. On behalf of our entire team here at Tolarno Hotel, we thank you for your support....

Surfers Paradise
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic find in the middle of Fitzroy St St Kilda. No two rooms are alike and all are furnished with original, individual art works. Love this hotel and strive to never stay in the same room twice as each room is an experience in itself. You may have a balcony, old fireplace, window or no window at all, Some rooms...

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed April 18, 2017

I love staying at Tolarno. The art work and colours throughout are fabulous and the whole place is full of character. The rooms are very well equipped and quiet. A great location and walkable to pretty much anything in St Kilda.

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Darwin, Australia
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

Tolarno is steeped in history that greets you as soon as you enter the foyer and see Mirka Mora's beautifully artworks, her beguiling angels and cherubic children, her wonderful fantasy animals and works of whimsy that adorn this place seemingly in almost every nook and cranny. Sadly at present the restaurant / bar/cafes don't seem to be operating although the...

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Moruya, Australia
Reviewed March 29, 2017

I booked a room in this Hotel because of good reviews here on TA and because of its close location to Albert Park, home of the Austrailan F1 Grand Prix. I stayed for 4 nights and at a charge of $10 per night had secure accommodation for my car too. Those 4 nights here were just fantastic. On arrival, reception...

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TOLARNO, Front Office Manager at Tolarno Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr & Mrs Patterson, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience. We are thoroughly delighted that we were a successful ingredient to your memorable visit at the Tolarno Hotel. I will make sure to share this with my colleagues, Sean and Johnathon. Please feel free to contact me directly when your travel plans bring...

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

Stayed for ten days in Feb and march for a wedding. Ideal for st kinda to get into city tram right outside hotel. A rough junkie hotel one block away the Gatwick hotel but it's ok you just cross the road so they are not pestering you for smokes or money. Hotel rooms are ok blue and Art Deco is...

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TOLARNO, Front Office Manager at Tolarno Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lavmondo, Thank you for your recent stay and time in providing your feedback. We are glad to hear that you found our location to be suitable for a ten days break and well connected by public transportation. Just for your updates the Gatwick Hotel is now officially sold and old tenants has been relocated. I am sorry that you...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Once an art gallery, cafe and private residence of flamboyant Melbourne artist Mirka Mora and her husband Georges, the Tolarno Hotel has always been a creative space in St Kilda. The tradition continues at Tolarno Hotel. In a salute to the charismatic Mirka, the hotel’s walls and halls are hung with striking artworks by emerging and accomplished artists, 150+ works in total including a number of Mirka’s – guest’s often comment that it’s like staying in an art gallery. Today our 4 star hotel awards 3 major student art prizes via the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA), Monash University and Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) and the yearly winners are exhibited in the hotel foyer for 12 months. Many of the artworks in guest rooms are prize-winning student paintings; the remainder are works by prominant local artists. Combine these striking surrounds with our friendly service, well-appointed rooms and suites and location in the heart of St Kilda’s dining and entertainment precinct and you have a stay like no other. With trams just a 30-second walk from our front door offering easy access to Melbourne’s CBD attractions, shopping, restaurants, events and business precinct, you’re connected to everything the city has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tolarno Hotel

Address: 42 Fitzroy St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Port Phillip > St Kilda
Price Range: $59 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Tolarno Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
Boutique Hotel Melbourne
Tolarno Hotel St Kilda, Greater Melbourne
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in St Kilda
#4 Business Hotel in St Kilda
#5 Family Hotel in St Kilda
#8 Luxury Hotel in St Kilda
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“Balcony Rooms face the street but St Kilda is very loud at night. If outlook is not necessary ask for a quieter room mid section”
204jadep, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Room #222 was fantastic. All the front rooms (10 I think) have balconies”
  • Room #222 bottom left.
  • Well equipped kitchenette
  • Fitzroy St. from the balcony
  • Spacious bathroom
  • Fantastic art and good lighting
  • More lovely artwork
  • Extra bed, polished timber floors and lots of light.
  • Comfortable bed with great art above
TheMoruya2, Mar 29, 2017 | Read review
“Rooms towards the back are completely quiet. It's worth paying for a studio apartment.”
  • Separate bedroom in studio apartment
CarolynH940, Nov 29, 2016 | Read review
“The front rooms have balconies”
MandyT086, Nov 11, 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms will be fairly noisy especially at weekends.”
Windyrog, Nov 9, 2016 | Read review
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