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4.7 out of 5

"Great location, friendly and intelligent staff, excellent room and art " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 15 Feb 2020

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in South Yarra awaits you at Art Series - The Olsen. You'll be 2.4 km (1.5 mi) from Royal Botanic Gardens and 2.9 km (1.8 mi) from Rod Laver Arena. Highlights at this boutique aparthotel include 2 bars/lounges, a restaurant, and an outdoor swimming pool.

Each apartment is soundproofed and features an LCD TV with cable channels, along with an iPod dock, a living room, and a dining area. A kitchenette comes with a refrigerator, a microwave, and a stovetop, making in-room dining convenient, and the minibar provides refreshments. Nice touches to enhance your stay include a rainfall showerhead and bathrobes, while a pillowtop bed and a pillow menu invite a good night's rest. 24-hour room service, WiFi, and an espresso maker are also available.

A pampering day can include deep-tissue massages and hot stone massages along with detox wraps, body wraps, and aromatherapy. The restaurant, Spoonbill Restauarant, serves local cuisine and is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Two Wrongs is the aparthotel's own bar. Enjoy the fitness center and pool loungers as well as access to bike rentals. 40 square feet (4 square meters) of event facilities include conference space, and other business amenities include a business center and limo/town car service. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Cooked-to-order breakfast is available on weekdays between 6:30 AM and 11 AM and on weekends between 7 AM and 11:30 AM. There's also valet parking, along with the convenience of a free area shuttle.

Within a 30-minute walk of this 5-star South Yarra aparthotel, attractions include St Kilda Road and Alfred Hospital.

Studio Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$154* Per night/room 7 Jun. - 8 Jun.

Deluxe Studio Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Studio Suite Balcony

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Lake Eyre Penthouse

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Two Bedroom Deluxe Balcony Suite

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Penthouse (John Olsen)

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Art Series - The Olsen ratings based on 994 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 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 Olsen

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5 out of 5

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5 out of 5

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Comment from Hotel Management

4 Apr. 2020 by The Olsen team

Thank you for your review! Kind regards,

5 out of 5
Great location, friendly and intelligent staff, excellent room and art

Posted by on 15 Feb. 2020

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4 out of 5
After a few initial issues... I was not given the room I booked Had to be moved again due to very noisy lifts. Thanks to a very helpfull staff member (Bridget) and the manager I settled in well. The noisy lifts is as big issue.

Posted by on 19 Jan. 2020

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 19 Jan. 2020

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5 out of 5
The Olsen is an amazing hotel. The staff, amenities, rooms, food and beverage is fantastic. We love staying here.

Posted by on 16 Jan. 2020

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3 out of 5
The room was quite small and Bathroom very squashy

Posted by on 12 Jan. 2020

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5 out of 5
Lovely modern feel; unique touches like fruit water in the foyer and art books in the room meant our stay was a unique and memorable one.

Posted by on 4 Jan. 2020

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3 out of 5
I asked for a king bed and received two king singles, no bottle opener and couldn’t use stove

Posted by on 1 Jan. 2020

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5 out of 5
Great Hotel Great location Great price Highly recommended

Posted by on 28 Dec. 2019

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Property Features

Art Series - The Olsen offers its guests an outdoor pool and a fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A business center, a meeting room, and limo/town car service are available. Event space at this aparthotel measures 40 square feet (4 square meters) and includes conference space. Spa services, a library, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury Art Series - The Olsen. You'll have access to the health club at a partner property. A free area shuttle within 5 km is available. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star South Yarra aparthotel.

  • 1 building
  • 222 guestrooms or units
  • 16 levels
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 40 sq ft of conference space
  • 4 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2010
  • Dining venue
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) (34.2 km / 21.2 mi)
  • Train station: Flinders Street Station (4.5 km / 2.8 mi)
  • Metro station: South Yarra Station (0.5 km / 0.3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free area shuttle within 5 km; airport shuttle
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Art Series - The Olsen offers 222 accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Accommodations offer separate living rooms. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. A pillow menu is available. 42-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Accommodations at this 5-star aparthotel have kitchenettes with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. This South Yarra aparthotel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and safes. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Dining room
  • Living room
  • Pillowtop beds
  • Minibar
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • HD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Espresso maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow options
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • 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
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 11 AM and on weekends from 7 AM to 11:30 AM.

Spoonbill Restauarant - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Two Wrongs - Onsite bar. Open daily.

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

Spa Services

  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Thai massage
  • Sports massage
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

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 70.0 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 safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.For traveler safety, social distancing measures are in place and contactless check-in and check-out are available.

  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Debit cards

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 8 and AUD 32 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 0 per night (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 32.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: AUD 40.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 70.0 per night

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

Hotel Names

  • Art Series Olsen
  • Art Series Olsen Hotel South Yarra
  • Art Series Olsen South Yarra
  • Olsen Art Series
  • Art Series Olsen Apartment South Yarra
  • Art Series Olsen Apartment
  • Art Series Olsen Aparthotel South Yarra
  • Art Series Olsen Aparthotel
  • Art Series The Olsen
  • Art Series The Olsen Yarra
  • Art Series - The Olsen Aparthotel
  • Art Series - The Olsen South Yarra
  • Art Series - The Olsen Aparthotel South Yarra

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.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the aparthotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
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