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Lyall Hotel and Spa

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#93 of 159 Hotels in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Do not stay here if you want to sleep past 7am. There is a major building project next door and the noise is deafening. The outlook out of our windows and balcony is also not pretty. Sunday is the only quiet day.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments on Tripadvisor. There is much construction in South Yarra at present. Our two bedroom suites face the site adjacent to the hotel however, we do have other two bedroom options so best to discuss with reservations at time of booking. We are working with the builders so that any loud noise does not...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 22 March 2015

A really pleasant stay, easy valet parking, rooms well appointed, walking distance to train and fabulous coffee shops / restaurants. A bit of building work next door which meant machines cranking up at 7am but not really a drama. All staff seemed Genuine and the open fire was most welcome on a couple of the colder nights.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review on Tripadvisor. It was pleasing to know that you had an enjoyable stay at The Lyall. We agree, the location is ideal and our staff offer genuine, caring service. There is construction on the south side of the hotel where some of our two bedroom suites are located. We have other options...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 18 March 2015

The Lyall Hotel is located in South Yarra, giving easy access to both the centre of Melbourne as well as Albert Park (which hosts the F1 Grand Prix). Ideally situated just off the Tarook Road, the hotel is positioned on a relatively quiet side street; yet allows easy access to local shops, S. Yarra railway station and the number 8...

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

Dear Karen, Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review on Tripadvisor. It was pleasing to read that you enjoyed your stay the hotel's location, facilities and attention by the staff. We are in the process of upgrading the suites. The construction is on the south side of the building which mainly affects the two bedroom suites....

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Spent two nights at the Lyall in a suite & was super impressed by the overall experience. This is a very classy & sophisticated small hotel with very knowledgeable & friendly staff. The location in a leafy street in the lovely suburb of South Yarra is one of the best places to stay in Melbourne in my view. It is...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at The Lyall. It was pleasing to read that you enjoyed your stay at the hotel as well as the leafy location of South Yarra with its abundance of shops and restaurants within walking distance. As Melbourne's only privately owned and operated 5 star hotel, we...

Reviewed 11 March 2015

My first stay at this wonderful hotel was in October 2014 and the second one was just recently in February 2015. Coming from same industry in hospitality, I have to say that The Lyall has it all. The location is fantastic only walking distance from many amenities such as mini-marts, boutique shops, shopping centres and restaurants as well as being...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your generous review on Tripadvisor. It was our pleasure to read that you enjoyed our facilities and location as well as our attention and service. We hope to welcome you back to The Lyall very soon. Warmest wishes, Rowina Thomas Hotelier

Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 9 March 2015

A boutique style property that consist of a lovely owner and his bride, passionate on customer service that make you feel welcome the moment that you step foot into the door! Rates are so reasonable for Australia, and the value is large. Winter would not be the same in the CBD if you were not by their lovely fireplace. The...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words on Tripadvisor. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and recognised the passion we share and the value that we offer. We hope to welcome you back to The Lyall in the near future. Warmest wishes, Rowina Thomas Hotelier

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 7 March 2015

Stayed 3 nights at this great boutique hotel in South Yarra, Melbourne. Staff were extremely friendly and service was excellent. Was fortunate enough to receive a complimentary upgrade and the room was awesome. Great little bar and restaurant area which serves nice breakfast also. The Lyall is perfectly located in Murphy Stret which runs off Toorak Road and is in...

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

Dear Steve, Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and your upgrade to one of our Grand Suites. These are very popular for their extra size and additional powder room. The Lyall is perfectly located for walking to all the shops and restaurants of Toorak Road and Chapel Street as well as...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 March 2015

My girlfriend and I stayed at the Lyall Hotel a few weeks ago for a weekend. We had the most amazing time. The staff were so friendly right from the start. The room was spacious, clean and had everything you need. I want to thank Peter and his staff for our pleasant stay. I would recommend this place to anyone!

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

Dear Andy, Thank you for your kind words on Tripadvisor. We are glad that you had an "Amazing" stay and hope that we can tempt you back. Please let us know if you do refer people. Thanks, Rowina

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 February 2015 via mobile

The bones are there as the Lyall used to be the epitome of luxury boutique. Sadly the muscle and tone have gone. Rooms are reminiscent of London rooms in the 90s. Small (I booked a studio which turned out to be just a small room) and sad inside, the foyer and entrance fools you a bit, but it's the rooms...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. We are in the process of a refurbishment of the suites at present. We chose quality, bespoke, timeless furniture rather than cheap mass production for our last fit out. We are not trying to fool you with the reception, library and bar they actually have been recently refurbished. The room that...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 February 2015

I was deciding over a few different hotels in Melbourne for a recent getaway. I'm extremely glad that I ended up choosing the Lyall. I think the service is second to none. The staff made us feel like it was a home away from home (except the Hotel is far superior to my apartment). We stayed in one of the...

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

Dear Guest, We are glad that you chose The Lyall as well. Thank you for posting your thoughts on Tripadvisor we are glad that you liked the suites and their layout and the hotel's offerings. Please do come back soon. Warmest wishes, Rowina Thomas Hotelier

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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: $228 - $495 (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
Lyall Hotel And Spa Melbourne, Victoria
Hotel Style:
#19 Spa Hotel in Melbourne
#28 Business Hotel in Melbourne
#35 Romantic Hotel in Melbourne
#41 Family Hotel in Melbourne
#84 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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“Corner High Floor is excellent. No experience of others.”
641howard, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Do not stay whilst construction next door is still underway.”
rowanr724, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Our friends had room 209 which was on the corner so lighter as there were more windows.”
sev8, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“My room was on 2nd floor - very quiet!”
Christine60745, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“best avoid the ground floor Its a small hotel so main lobby near by”
davidcI8191JF, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
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