Spent few days with my relatives in Melbourne. This time I chose a small boutique style hotel
instead of main brands in the city.
Location is very good at chapel street in South Yarra , there are lots restaurants, cafes and
boutiques for dining or shopping. More, it just one block away from train station or take a taxi
to downtown for under $20.-
If you don't want a big breakfast , their restaurant offer a simple breakfast. For just $10.-
you can have juice,fruit,cereal and toasts .
Now, there are two areas I need to point them out which is no good !
First, their lights in the room are not bright enough , the ceiling down lights are in a bad position
and their table lamps or desk lamps are not bright enough for reading at all !
Bathroom- usually should have 2 sets of towels ( body,hair and facial) but this hotel only got
2 body towels.
Finally , their staffs are very helpful and friendly.
- 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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