Good hotel overall. Comfy beds, nice atmosphere and nice furnishings. Just be warned there room types may be inconsistent. I booked the room above the standard room and was checked into this tiny shoe box room. I complained and was moved to a room four times the size which looked like the pictures represented on the internet for my room type booked. I am not sure if they were oversold so tried to be sneaky and downgrade me but it is slightly worrying if a property classifies a room a third of the size as the same category. I wouldn’t stay here again if I could not be guaranteed consistency.
I feel this may because of their boutique factor with all rooms being unique but they should still all be represented in the same size and comfort level but anyway otherwise good!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Set on Melbourne’s prestigious Chapel Street, The Olsen Hotel offers travelers premier South Yarra accommodation with 229 elegant five-star suites that are infused with the lyrical works of revered Australian Landscape artist Dr John Olsen. Breathtaking mural and sculpture greet you on arrival and large prints adorn all hallways and suites. This boutique Melbourne hotel is complimented by a day spa and two delicious restaurants; you will be reveling in the Art of [Creature Comforts]. At The Olsen Hotel, one can sleep soundly on Art Series Signature bedding, plunge into the spectacular glass bottom pool with Chapel Street shoppers below, work out in our state-of-the-art gymnasium or step out for some retail therapy. These South Yarra accommodations offer plentiful natural light and are thoughtfully appointed with 42” flatscreen televisions, wireless internet access and complete kitchenettes.For a longer stay settle into an exclusive art inspired residential suite.Olsen is regarded as one of Australia’s greatest living painters and won the Archibald Prize in 2005 for his portrait Self Portrait Janus Faced.Experience Olsen’s charm, wit and passion for life. ... more less
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- Art Series - The Olsen Hotel Melbourne