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4.5 out of 5

"Fantastic stay! Highly recommend and appreciate the service provided by Johan! We were made to feel very comfortable. Thank you " More

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Melbourne awaits you at Art Series - The Blackman. Within steps you'll find St Kilda Road and Toorak Road within a short 5-minute stroll. Highlights at this family-friendly hotel include a restaurant, and in-room kitchenettes and balconies.

LCD TVs with cable channels are featured in all 209 soundproofed rooms, and you can enjoy iPod docks, sitting areas, and WiFi. Kitchenettes come equipped with refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops, and minibars provide refreshments. Pillowtop beds invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like bathrobes and slippers. 24-hour room service, wired Internet, and coffee/tea makers are also available.

The café, Fluor Depot de Pain, serves French cuisine and is open for breakfast, brunch, and lunch. At the hotel's own bar/lounge, you can stop for a drink. Enjoy the fitness center along with access to scooter/moped rentals and bike rentals. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a conference center, and a coffee shop/café. Each morning cooked-to-order breakfast is served between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also valet parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Within a 20-minute walk of this 5-star Melbourne hotel, attractions include Royal Botanic Gardens and Alfred Hospital.

Bay Executive Suite Balcony

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Reading Room Penthouse

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Executive King Suite with Balcony

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Twin Studio Suite with Balcony

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Studio Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Garden Room Penthouse

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Art Series - The Blackman ratings based on 324 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Art Series - The Blackman

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5 out of 5
Fantastic stay! Highly recommend and appreciate the service provided by Johan! We were made to feel very comfortable. Thank you

Posted by , from Warragul on 5 Jul. 2020

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4 out of 5
Hotel and staff were fantastic, had a minor issue with the bathroom and the staff reacted quickly and swapped our roo.

Posted by on 12 Mar. 2020

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17 Mar. 2020 by Johan

Hi there! Thank you so much for taking the time to provide feedback. We hope to have you with us again :)

3 out of 5
Would of appreciated a ”bay” view as I had booked and PAID for rather than the 180° construction zone view.

Posted by on 10 Mar. 2020

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21 Mar. 2020 by The Blackman Team

Dear Guest, Thanks for your valuable review. Please contact hotel directly if you would like to discuss details further. Kindest regards,

5 out of 5
Had a wonderful stay at The Blackman. Staff and our room were amazing and we will definitely be back!

Posted by , from Bendigo on 8 Mar. 2020

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17 Mar. 2020 by Tomas

Hello Natalie! Thank you for the review! we are happy that you enjoy the time with us. more than happy to have you back whenever you want!

4 out of 5
Well presented room. Food and beverage service poor. Descriptions not matching the food. Average presentation.

Posted by on 7 Mar. 2020

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17 Mar. 2020 by Johan

Hi There! Thank you for your feedback. Our restaurants are owned by a 3rd party but we have shared this with them for their review. We dope hope you had a great stay overall!

5 out of 5
Great customer service from the day of check in, we were celebrating a special occasion and the team at the Blackmans went above and beyond our expectation. Will definately be back.

Posted by , from Sydney on 27 Feb. 2020

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17 Mar. 2020 by Tomas

Hello Abigail! amazing to hear that you both enjoy it! we are very happy that we were able to help and make it a great time. we are going to be here waiting for you to make more amazing experience!

5 out of 5
I slept in the king size bed and I was one of the comfiest beds I’ve ever slept in. Room was quite large and the air con worked nicely. Bathroom was clean and good.

Posted by on 23 Feb. 2020

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17 Mar. 2020 by Tomas

Hello and thank you for the review! We are very happy to hear that you felt comfortable and enjoy the room.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 16 Feb. 2020

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17 Mar. 2020 by Tomas

Hi! thank you for the review! hope that the next time you will enjoy it and we could make it a 5 out of 5!

5 out of 5
Great hotel, great location , staff were helpful, will definitely stay again

Posted by , from Sydney on 12 Feb. 2020

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17 Mar. 2020 by Tomas

Hello Philip! thank you for the review! we are very happy that you enjoy the hotel and also the staff. we are going to be more than happy having you back!

5 out of 5
Great staff , great location . Rooms are spacious and super comfy beds

Posted by on 11 Feb. 2020

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17 Mar. 2020 by Tomas

Hello! Thank you for the review! we really appreciate it and we are also glad that you enjoy your time with us.

About the Art Series - The Blackman

Location 452 St.Kilda Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 3228 square feet (300 square meters) and includes a conference center. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. A fitness center, a library, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the luxury Art Series - The Blackman. The hotel can provide concierge services and wedding services. For a fee, parking is available. For a fee, the property may offer extended parking privileges after check-out. You'll have access to the indoor pool at a partner property. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Melbourne hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 209 guestrooms or units
  • 19 levels
  • 3228 sq ft of conference space
  • 300 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2010
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Computer for guest use
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Tullamarine Airport (MEL) (26.9 km / 16.7 mi)
  • Train station: Flinders Street Station (2.8 km / 1.7 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Art Series - The Blackman offers 209 accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Rooms open to balconies. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate sitting areas. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. 42-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Accommodations at this 5-star hotel have kitchenettes with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. In-room wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Private balcony
  • Sitting area
  • Pillowtop beds
  • Minibar
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • HD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Fluor Depot de Pain - This café specializes in French cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, and lunch.

Classico - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Airport transportation is offered 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 40.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 10.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates). This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property.Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-out is available.The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels) guidelines.

  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines Bureau Veritas (Accor Hotels)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 10 and AUD 35 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 9.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: AUD 9.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 27 per person (one-way)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 25.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: AUD 45.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 40.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Art Series - The Blackman offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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