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4.7 out of 5

"Loved happy hour and the free mini bar. The staff were lovely and friendly. The room had everything you need. The bed was comfortable. " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 19 Jan 2020

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Hotel Description

A family-friendly stay in the heart of Melbourne awaits you at Ovolo Laneways. You'll find Princess Theatre a few steps away and Melbourne Central within a 15-minute stroll. Highlights at this boutique hotel include in-room free WiFi and LCD TVs.

Sitting areas, cable TV, and free newspapers are featured in all 42 rooms. Nice touches include rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, and designer toiletries. Free minibar items, refrigerators, and free local calls are also available.

This smoke-free hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, concierge services, and a 24-hour front desk. Added amenities include coffee/tea in a common area and laundry facilities. Continental breakfast is available daily. There's also self parking, along with the convenience of car rentals on site.

Places within a 30-minute walk of this 4-star Chinatown hotel include Melbourne Cricket Ground and University of Melbourne.

Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$180* Per night/room 19 Oct. - 20 Oct.

Studio Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Two Bedroom Terrace Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Two Bedroom Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

One Bedroom Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Two Bedroom Penthouse Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Ovolo Laneways ratings based on 423 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 Ovolo Laneways

Everyone (232) Couples (141) Business (3) Family (44) Other (1)
5 out of 5
Loved happy hour and the free mini bar. The staff were lovely and friendly. The room had everything you need. The bed was comfortable.

Posted by on 19 Jan. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

19 Jan. 2020 by Team Ovolo Laneways

Thank You for your lovely feedback. See you again !!!!

5 out of 5
Great location, friendly staff, yummy treats - thank you

Posted by on 17 Dec. 2019

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20 Dec. 2019 by Team Ovolo Laneways

Thank You for your feedback. We shall see you soon again :)

5 out of 5

Posted by on 15 Dec. 2019

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20 Dec. 2019 by Team Ovolo Laneways

Thank You for your feedback. We shall see you soon again :)

5 out of 5
Very friendly helpful staff. Great location right in the middle of the theatre district and surrounded by places to eat.

Posted by , from Tamworth on 26 Nov. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

27 Nov. 2019 by FC

Thanks for your fab review Simon! We're super Glad your had a blast at Laneways! hope to see you soon!

5 out of 5
Property was amazing, staff were fantastic and we enjoyed our stay very much!

Posted by on 15 Oct. 2019

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23 Nov. 2019 by FC

Were super pumped you had a great stay and enjoyed our hotel! Thanks for the Fab rating

5 out of 5

Posted by on 8 Oct. 2019

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9 Oct. 2019 by team laneways

YAY!! Thanks so much for the awesome rating :) See you soon

5 out of 5
Very friendly and helpful staff. Comfortable and very well appointed rooms. Some lovely extras like the lolly bar. Location was brilliant. Loved our stay and will return in the future.

Posted by on 26 Sep. 2019

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27 Sep. 2019 by Caity

Woohoo!!! The lolly bar is a HIT! ;) We're so so happy that you enjoyed your stay. Can't wait to have you back with us at Laneways XOXO

5 out of 5

Posted by on 12 Sep. 2019

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27 Sep. 2019 by Laneways

Thank you!! XOXO Team Laneways

5 out of 5
Happy hour every night in the foyer was great and the lolly buffet was a nice surprise. Room was clean and tidy. Free mini bar was a very nice touch.

Posted by on 1 Sep. 2019

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27 Sep. 2019 by Caity

Yay! So so glad you enjoyed our freebies ;) Can't wait to have you back!!!

5 out of 5

Posted by on 25 Aug. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

1 Sep. 2019 by Amy

Thanks for the great review!

Property Features

Ovolo Laneways offers its guests tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in a common area. Public spaces have free WiFi. The family-friendly Ovolo Laneways also features concierge services, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and laundry facilities. Parking is available for a fee. This 4-star Melbourne hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 42 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Tullamarine Airport (MEL) (22.4 km / 13.9 mi)
  • Train station: Flinders Street Station (1.3 km / 0.8 mi)
  • Metro station: Parliament Station (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Ovolo Laneways offers 42 accommodations with free minibar items and safes. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Sitting area
  • Stocked minibar (free)
  • HD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

The credit card presented at check-in should be the same card used at time of booking. If the credit card holder is not on the reservation, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival to confirm identification

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. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

  • One child stays free
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • 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
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • No 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
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 100 per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for continental breakfast: AUD 15.00 for adults and AUD 15.00 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 16.00 per day

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

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You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
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