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Welcome to The Original Art Hotel once an art gallery, café and private residence of flamboyant Melbourne artist Mirka Mora and her husband Georges. the Tolarno Hotel has always been a creative space in Melbourne’s beach side suburb of St Kilda.

In a salute to the charismatic Mirka, the hotel’s walls and halls are hung with striking artworks by emerging and accomplished artists, 160+ works in total including a number of Mirka’s – guest’s often comment that it’s like staying in an art gallery.

Our variety of room types offers something for everyone, starting with our smallest room the Piccolo Room, followed by our Standard Room and Standard room with Balcony, Superior Room, Studio Suite and Two Bedroom Suite. We also feature two conference rooms, bar and restaurant.

Combine these striking surrounds with our friendly service, well-appointed rooms and suites and location in the heart of St Kilda’s dining and entertainment precinct and you have a stay like no other.

With trams just a 30-second walk from our front door offering easy access to Melbourne’s city centre attractions, shopping, restaurants, events and business precinct, you’re connected to everything the city has to offer.


Price & booking


$120.00 - $750.00

Selection of room types from small Piccolo Rooms to Two Bedroom Apartment. Pricing is based on availability, best rates are listed on our website

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  • Bar
  • Office services/business services
  • Conference/convention facilities
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Restaurant - licensed
  • Tour desk
  • Australian Gay and Lesbian Tourism Association
  • Australian Hotels Association
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation