We relocated to Australia from the US and were "in residence" at The Olsen Hotel for two months. The staff couldn't have been nicer -- Amy, both Jareds, Kate, Jacqui and many others made our stay a memorable one. The mattresses are specially made for the Art Series chain, so we slept incredibly well. As others have said, the location can't be beat. Nearly everything you could want is within walking distance (including a huge grocery store directly across the street) and you can catch two different tram lines and one train line just outside the door. We would highly recommend The Olsen for anyone visiting Melbourne. And if you stay there during the Australian Open or the Grand Prix, you just might spot a celebrity!
- 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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- Also Known As:
- Art Series - The Olsen Hotel Melbourne