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Lyall Hotel and Spa

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Well, what can someone say about this hotel, especially when one doesn't stay in places like this and is always budget conscious...Pretty damn good. I was lucky enough to be billeted here for business on a recent stay in Melbourne and the first thing I noticed was that I was uncomfortable as it was more than I expected. That soon...

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Rowina T, Owner at Lyall Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor and for your kind comments. I was so pleased that you felt comfortable in the hotel. Our guests come from far and wide and it is our aim for everyone to feel comfortable and access our services at their desired level. First and foremost we provide a good night sleep...

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 28 August 2016

My self and my wife have just returned from another relaxing stay at the Lyall Hotel, made even better by being upgraded to the Grand Suite. I cannot speak highly enough of this hotel, from the highly trained, helpful and friendly staff to the tasty, freshly cooked and very satisfying breakfast, via the well equipped, extremely comfortable and calm accommodation....

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Rowina T, Owner at Lyall Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sean D, We are glad that you found us too. Thank you for your kind remarks and for taking the time to post your comments on TripAdvisor. It was nice to see that you enjoyed your upgrade to a Grand Suite and the tranquility of the hotel. The Grand Suites are on the south-west corner of the hotel and...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights. A great spot in South Yarra and easy to get to with Uber/taxi. We stayed in their smallest suite which was more than generous! They offer breakfast as extra but we decided to try the local options instead which were very good. Would definitely recommend this hotel!

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Rowina T, Owner at Lyall Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear James M, Thank you for your very nice review of The Lyall. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your 3 nights with us and found our smallest suite generous in size. Please note for your next visit (hopefully you will return) that we do have packages that include breakfast. Our breakfasts are reasonably priced and among the...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 August 2016

As always, this stay was like all others. Comfortable, quiet, relaxed, friendly and always enjoyable so its no wonder we keep coming back to The Lyall Hotel and Spa. Such friendly and helpful staff, rare to find these days so they are doing something very right to maintain their standards. Love staying at this place, its a spoil !!

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WithThanks, Owner at Lyall Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your very kind review on TripAdvisor and thank you for recognising our commitment to looking after (and spoiling) our guests with service and efficiency. It's nice to see that you find The Lyall comfortable, relaxed and friendly, we liken the ambience to a private club without the stuffiness. I hope we are able to say...

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This Hotel is all about good old Fashion service and discretion. The staff are amazing and nothing is too much trouble The rooms have everything you need and tastefully furnished ( very European) Reception are alway helpful Great place to relax

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WithThanks, Owner at Lyall Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Roseanne, Wow, what a lovely review. Thank you for sharing your experience. It's interesting that you comment (very European) because when creating The Lyall, Europe was a big part of our inspiration in furnishings as well as service. Thank you for complimenting our staff and service and we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to The...

Reviewed 8 August 2016

We stayed in room 310 There is a small balcony for fresh air though no real view but quite close to the Train Station Very easy to get home after a night out at the Jazz clubs The room was roomy enough for a couple with excellent shower The shower A/C was a little noisy but quiet when switched off...

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WithThanks, Owner at Lyall Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear David C, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at The Lyall on TripAdvisor. Thank you also for your mention of our convenient location and friendliness of the staff, the spaciousness of the suite and excellent shower. We look forward to welcoming you back. Warmest wishes, Rowina Thomas Hotelier

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Lyall for two nights. They upgraded us to a great suite. The room was stylish and clean. The minibar, which I did not use, was the most impressive I have ever seen in terms of variety and selection. The staff were extremely friendly, polite, and efficient. Having free parking (valet) was a great bonus. The location...

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WithThanks, Owner at Lyall Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear RichOrman, Thank you for such a lovely review and for sharing your experience of The Lyall. It was pleasing to read that you enjoyed the style and cleanliness of your suite and that you liked the variety in our minibar....which includes ice cream in the freezer. Thank you for commenting on the friendliness and efficiency of the staff, I...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Boutique hotel with one and two bedroom suites within stylish surroundings, open fires everywhere, excellent service, 24 hour concierge and room service, parking and champagne bar. We stayed in the Grand Suite, which included kitchen, lounge and dining area, heated tiles and rain shower. Spa bath, two open fires, pillow menu, 3 tv's and balcony. 2 min from trendy Chapel...

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WithThanks, Owner at Lyall Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Dannise D, Thank for this great review on TripAdvisor. Your suite, The Platinum, is the only one with a fireplace in the bedroom and the living room and a huge terrace on the top floor of the hotel. Thank you for mentioning all of the features including underfloor heating, 3 TV's and also our great location for shopping and...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This is a lovely boutique hotel. The rooms are well appointed, elegant and tastefully designed. The location, in the heart of South Yarra and 3 mins walk from the South Yarra railway station, is perfect. On that basis alone I'd recommend the hotel. But I had an unusual experience that made me appreciate it even more. I came down with...

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WithThanks, Owner at Lyall Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for such a lovely review and for sharing your experience at The Lyall. It's awful to fall sick while travelling particularly if you are in unfamiliar surrounds so I was pleased to see that our staff assisted in making you feel comfortable and aided your speedy recovery. As a privately owned and operated hotel, we concentrate...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Loved it. We chose the Lyall because we didn't want a big hotel. Our suite was very spacious, clean and comfortable. You could easily settle in for a week. Thank you to David and the other staff. Central to the Botanic Gardens and Chapel St and a short hop to Greville St and Windsor. The tram to town is at...

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WithThanks, Owner at Lyall Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Chris W, Thank you for choosing The Lyall, we are glad you did. Thank you also for sharing your thoughts on TripAdvisor and for mentioning David and other staff. We do have a great location in South Yarra, close to the Botanic Gardens and Chapel Street. So much is within easy walking distance including many major attractions. Please come...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Let us pamper you. A true 5 Star service Boutique Hotel centrally located close to Toorak Road / Chapel Street shops and restaurants. Melbourne's only privately owned/operated luxury hotel with 40 one and two bedroom suites of contemporary oriental design. The Lyall Hotel and Spa's welcoming ambience attracts a discerning international clientele seeking genuine and professional service whether travelling for business or leisure. All suites have full length windows that open for fresh air and a balcony. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lyall Hotel and Spa

Address: 16 Murphy St | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Price Range: RM796 - RM1,846 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Lyall Hotel and Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
The Lyall Hotel Melbourne
Lyall Hotel Melbourne
Hotel Style:
#17 Spa Hotel in Melbourne
#28 Business Hotel in Melbourne
#35 Romantic Hotel in Melbourne
#41 Family Hotel in Melbourne
#77 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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“Our friends had room 209 which was on the corner so lighter as there were more windows.”
 of 5 bubbles sev8, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“My room was on 2nd floor - very quiet!”
 of 5 bubbles Christine60745, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“best avoid the ground floor Its a small hotel so main lobby near by”
 of 5 bubbles davidcI8191JF, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We were on ground floor and in a suite which suited us.”
 of 5 bubbles srolt, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Some of the rooms are small so if you have lots of suitcases take that into account. There is no swimming pool or sunbathing area.”
 of 5 bubbles Iv0rT, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
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