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Set on Melbourne's prestigious Chapel Street, The Olsen Hotel offers travellers 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 revelling 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 inch flat screen 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.

Content: Art Series Hotels

Price & booking

Price

$249.00 - $2,500.00

Studio Suite

Room capacity: 2

For a boutique hotel in South Yarra, The Olsen's Studio Suites combine inspiring living and working spaces with plenty of natural light and fresh air. John Olsen's large lyrical prints and stylish designer furnishings will ensure you feel right at home. Full kitchenette facilities incorporating modern appliances will allow you to prepare your own fare, or snack on the mini-bar treats sourced from local producers. Your Studio Suite comes complete with 42 inch HD flat screen television with Foxtel and art channel, high speed internet and iPod docking station. Retreat and unwind in your Art Series Signature Bed then sleep soundly amongst the Jogn Olsen artwork, something you will only find in this boutique hotel in South Yarra.

Studio Suite Balcony

Room capacity: 2

The open plan Studio Suite Balcony at this desirable Melbourne hotel allows for a little more leg room with king or queen size Art Series Signature bedding and more floor space, further complimented by the freedom that comes with your own private balcony. The Olsen's Studio Suites combine inspired living and working spaces with plenty of natural light and fresh air. Large lyrical prints of John Olsen's artworks and stylish designer furnishings will ensure you feel right at home. Full kitchenette facilities featuring modern appliances give you the choice to prepare your own fare or snack on the mini-bar morsels. A large 42 inch flat screen television with Foxtel and dedicated art channel will keep you entertained, as will high speed internet with an iPod docking station. Retreat and unwind then sleep soundly in your Art Series Signature Bed.

Deluxe Studio Suite

Room capacity: 3

For open plan living in a South Yarra hotel, the Deluxe Studio Suites allow for a little more leg room with king or queen sized Art Series Signature bedding and more floor space, as well as a state of the art kitchenette with dishwasher and modern appliances. The combined living and working space is filled with natural light and fresh air, and large lyrical Olsen prints and stylish furnishings will ensure you feel right at home. Full kitchenette facilities allow you to prepare your own fare, or snack on the mini-bar treats sourced from local producers. Each Deluxe Studio Suite comes complete with 42 inch flat screen television with Foxtel and art channel, high speed internet and iPod docking station, to take care of all the creature comforts. Capture your creative side this holiday and stay in Art Series' coveted South Yarra hotel.

Deluxe Studio Suite Twin

Room capacity: 4

For those seeking a South Yarra boutique hotel with a little more leg room, this open plan Deluxe Studio Suite Twin has space to stretch out with the choice of two Art Series Signature queen beds and more floor space. This suite is home to a combined living and working space with ample natural light and fresh air. Large lyrical prints and stylish designer furnishings will ensure you feel right at home. Full kitchenette facilities allow you to prepare your own fare, or snack on the mini-bar treats sourced from local producers. Your deluxe studio suite twin comes complete with 42 inch flat screen television with Foxtel and art channel, high speed internet and iPod docking station. Escape to this South Yarra boutique hotel today and enjoy all the creature comforts of The Olsen's Deluxe Studio Suite Twin.

One Bedroom Suite

Room capacity: 3

For an edgy and unique hotel in South Yarra without sacrificing space, The Olsen's one bedroom suite allows you to spread out and enjoy the ambience and spacious living room and separate bedroom. Featuring an Art Series Signature queen size bed to cosy up in and a fully equipped kitchenette with modern appliances and private ensuite bathroom, each one bedroom suite comes complete with 42 inch flat screen television with Foxtel and art channel, high speed internet and iPod docking station. Lyrical Olsen prints, something you will only find in this hotel in South Yarra, adorn the walls of your suite whilst full kitchenette facilities and stylish designer furnishings complete the experience to ensure you feel right at home.

Two Bed Open Plan Suite

Room capacity: 5

Perfect for group accommodation in Melbourne, The Olsen's two bedroom open plan suites provide a roomy and insipired combined living and working space with plenty of natural light and fresh air. Boasting large lyrical Olsen prints and stylish designer furnishings, separate living spaces and full kitchenette facilities that incorporate modern appliances, there's space to enjoy all the creature comforts The Olsen has to offer. A large 42 inch flat screen television with Foxtel and dedicated high speed internet and an iPod docking station to play your favourite tunes.

Two Bedroom Deluxe Balcony Suite

Room capacity: 5

The deluxe two bedroom balcony suite boasts plenty of two of the much talked about king sized Art Series Signature beds. Enjoy fresh air and city skyline views from your own balcony and maintain your own personal privacy with separate bedrooms and ensuites. The two bedroom deluxe balcony suites are a home away from home for groups looking to enjoy a boutique hotel stay. With large lyrical Olsen prints and stylish designer furnishings, full kitchenette facilities incorporating modern appliances and open plan living and working spaces, the suites enjoy all The Olsen's creature comforts. Roam stylish South Yarra's nightlife and fashion scene, or stay in and enjoy the room's 42 inch flat screen television with Foxtel and iPod docking station for all your favourite tunes.

John Olsen Penthouse

Room capacity: 5

Be inspired and mesmerised by the elegant John Olsen Penthouse. Capturing the refinement and charm of John Olsen alongside the energy and charisma of Chapel Street, experience the ultimate in boutique luxury accommodation. Located atop the 14th floor, the John Olsen Penthouse offers 160 square metres of tranquil and contemporary living space with stunning Melbourne CBD views. With two private bedrooms, king sized Art Series signature beds, private ensuites, walk in robes, gas fireplace, three 42 inch HD flat screen televisions, full gourmet kitchen and dining table for 10, it is your own private sanctuary. Take pleasure in the sweeping views of Melbourne or soak your worries away in the eight seater balcony spa while looking over Chapel Street's thriving art, fashion and culture scene. Plus, you will have complimentary access to an eco-friendly Smart Cars to make zipping around town easy. The ultimate luxury hotel in Melbourne, The Olsen's Penthouse is highlughted by photographs and original John Olsen Artworks including the drawing Fruit of Life created by John Olsen during a dinner party with the owners, a nude drawing with fig leaf to obscure the more intimate details.

Lake Eyre Penthouse

Room capacity: 2

Be inspired and mesmerised by the sheer style of the Lake Eyre Penthouse. Capturing the creative flare and charisma of John Olsen, as well as the energy and buzz of Chapel Street, you will experience the ultimate luxury accommodation in Melbourne. Located on the 14th floor, the Lake Eyre Penthouse offers an expansive living space both inside and out. The large open-plan design includes both lounge and dining room spaces as well as a master king-sized room featuring signature Art Series bedding. Alongside this, the penthouse features a vast outdoor entertainment area and also includes its own herb garden, vitamin D therapy deck and a separate cold 17-degree plunge pool and 30-degree hydrotherapy spa, providing the ultimate in relaxation and detoxification. Plus, you will have access to an eco-friendly Smart Car to make zipping around town easy. Enjoy the spectacular sweeping Melbourne CBD skyline views or take in the sights of Chapel Street, Melbourne's premier shopping strip. The ultimate luxury accommodation in Melbourne, the Penthouse is highlighted by original John Olsen artworks to make your stay that little bit extra special.

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Facilities:
  • Car park
  • Conference/convention facilities
  • Day spa
  • Gymnasium
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
Activities:
  • Swimming
Accessibility:

  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.
  • Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times
  • Suitable for guests with a hearing impairment, from mild hearing loss to profoundly deaf
  • Suitable for guests with a vision impairment. Attained by providing for guests with partial vision impairment or total loss of useable vision
Internet Points:
  • Paid Wifi