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Tolarno Hotel

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Booked this hotel last minute as I came up for an event in Elsternwick. Hotel room very reasonably priced for a Saturday night in St Kilda. The standard room was small but included many features not found in larger hotels - full length mirror, mini fridge and microwave, magnifying mirror in bathroom and sink next to kitchen facilities. Original artwork... More 

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Tomakin, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where to start....upon arrival we were greeted by friendly staff. Room was perfect. This place is filled with great artwork. Our room was well appointed. Have a new cafe attached and had a great coffee to start the day. All in all I will be staying next time I visit Melbourne.

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2 Thank Mathew H
TOLARNO, Front Office Manager at Tolarno Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Matthew, Thank you for your recent stay and time in providing feedback. We look forward to welcoming you again, next time you visit in Melbourne. Thank you for your stay :-) Kind regards, Liberty Latina Front Office Manager More 

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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We're actually local to the area and had to stay over whilst we renovate, we've always wanted to spend a night here as we walk past on a daily basis. We've eaten in the old restaurant a few times and loved it. Firstly the welcome was pretty shocking, no enthusiasm, even when we checked out a different receptionist was applying... More 

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

Dear Daniel, Thank you for taking the time to write and comment on your recent stay with us at the Tolarno Hotel; we regard all feedback from our guests of great value, be it positive or negative. We are very committed to providing a high level of service and satisfaction to “all our guests” and all the staff at the... More 

Perth, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is better then outside presents. It's located well near St Kilda beach, Luna park and Acland cafe, restaurant strip, all walking distance. We stayed in a 2 Brm suite that was very spacious, funky artwork, large smart screen TV full kitchenette with T2 and espresso.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous service and accommodation in central St Kilda with a wonderful on site cozy bar surrounded by many amazing art pieces. Totally recommended! Great value great staff... will stay again definitely on the next Melbourne sojourn

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

Hi Basil, I hope you are well. Thank you very much for your review. It was a pleasure having you stay with us and I'm glad to hear that you were able to enjoy our location, and appreciate the amazing artwork in our Hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Kind regards, Liberty Latina Front Office Manager More 

Gwandalan, Australia
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36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my third stay in Tolarno Hotel over many years. The wonderful creativeness of the hotel has not changed. It is vibrant and everything that is Melbourne to me. We stayed for seven nights in a basement room and loved it. It was away from the street noise at the back of the hotel. The only down side to... More 

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106 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

This is a regular stop for us when we visit. It's not on a fancy street, but the pizza place opposite has been doing cracking business for about 40yrs... Sure, the table in our balcony front room was tiny, but there's original artwork dating back to its heyday in the seventies on the walls. The stained glass window at the... More 

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49 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed our stay here, convenient location to the palais theatre, tram right outside the door and only took about seven minutes. Pharmacy, bottle shop and convenience store located just across the road. Our balcony was tiny, but sizeable enough to allow us to sit outside and watch the world go by. Bed was comfortable, room was clean and decorated with... More 

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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Firstly, the lovely receptionist let me leave my luggage *and* organised a super-early check-in as she was aware I was coming off a "midnight horror" flight. It was so easy to get to the Tolarno on the FAPAS SkyBus (leaves from Tullamarine's purple "districts" bus area, not the normal SkyBus red huts). SkyBus will drop you right across the road... More 

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2 Thank Lucretia S
TOLARNO, Front Office Manager at Tolarno Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Lucretia, We thank you for your excellent review and for glowing comments about Tolarno Hotel. We must admit that we are enjoying reading you feedback and appreciated the time spent in sharing your experience during your stay. We look forward to having you with us again soon! You are most welcome to contact me directly via email at liberty@tolarnohotel.com.au... More 

Sydney, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

So I have stayed at Tolarno's 2-4 nights a week for the past couple of months for work. As a result I feel very able to comment on it! It is a cute funky hotel that still feels like home. My favourite room is 332. This is an upgrade vs what my company pays but they have made it available... More 

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

Hi Amanda, I must say that I enjoyed reading your review. Thank you so much for taking the time in providing us with your experience during your stay at Tolarno Hotel. We are pleased to know that you had a wonderful stay with us. We are foodies ourselves and we also enjoy what St.Kilda has to offer. Mirka, the Hotel... More 

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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: $78 - $152 (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
#7 Luxury Hotel in St Kilda
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