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The Cullen, Prahran

164 Commercial Rd, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181 Australia
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Located in Prahran, Melbourne, The Cullen is inspired by Adam Cullen. Daring and unique, The Cullen features lashings of original artwork and prints by Australia’s most exciting contemporary artist, Adam Cullen.Sleep soundly in your Art Series Signature bed, then block out the morning or wake up to natural light and vibrant energy of Cullen works. Prepare breakfast using in room kitchenette facilities, spectacular views of Melbourne CBD, underground parking, state of the art gymnasium and two exciting restaurants. Party Policy - The Cullen has a strict NO PARTY POLICY and is enforced to ensure the comfort of all our guests. Please contact the property for details. This hotel does not accept cash as a payment method. Credit, debit and prepaid cards are accepted to buy goods and services.
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36Peter36 wrote a review Yesterday
Victoria, Australia88 contributions76 helpful votes
Had a recent stay here my third in last 3 months. The room was a good one thank you and nice and cool from the heat outside in a February summer in Melbourne. Close to transport with tram and train and all the conveniences and food outlets of this prime location. To my surprise I was told no breakfast available. No warning no apology, just a fact to be absorbed. Poor. Secondly oven was impossible to work out with its counter-intuitive operating process. There goes that.
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled on business
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F W F wrote a review 7 Feb
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The rooms are with windows that can open and some with balconies, bright, clean with meal making facilities, fridge plus freezer, microwave and dishwasher. Personal laundry facilities on all floors. Prahran food market across road, 24 hour Woolies down lane. Easy access to City and NGV/Botanic gardens via regular 72 tram. Loads of cafe in mornings and bistros at night.
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Dear fwf2024, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the The Cullen Melbourne - Art Series. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely, Rahul Dangwal
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Craig S wrote a review Jan 2024
Sydney, Australia3 contributions
What a great Hotel with friendly approachable staff. The Balcony Room was large and well presented with Art at every turn. The Hotel is just 1 tram ride from Melbourne City and Op Shops galore just around the corner. We'll definitely be staying here again.
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Dear Passenger307822, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Cullen. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely, Rahul Dangwal
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Inessa E wrote a review Jan 2024
Melbourne, Australia36 contributions24 helpful votes
Very nice hotel with amazing art work. Rooms are spacious and staff are welcoming. Location is close to Prahran market and to lots of excellent cafes and restaurants. I would highly recommend this hotel.
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Responded 11 Jan 2024
Dear 206inessae, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at The Cullen Melbourne - Art Series. We are delighted to read that you had an excellent stay and enjoyed your visit to our hotel. It is always encouraging to learn that guests are satisfied with our service as it is what we strive for every day. Thank you for your kind feedback, and we hope to see you again soon! Warm regards, Rahul Dangwal
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Veronica H wrote a review Jan 2024
Ocean Shores, Australia2 contributions
Very comfortable bed and beautiful interior design and art. Very clean and great service. The only thing I didn't like were the bathrooms were a little see-through and not private. A great experience.
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Responded 11 Jan 2024
Dear design631, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the The Cullen Melbourne - Art Series. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Best regards, Rahul Dangwal
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Dan S wrote a review Dec 2023
Cape Town Central, South Africa3 contributions
The dont tell you on check in that you need to request the room to be serviced. Absurd. So you have a dirty room the next day. They happily explain a multitude of other things - but not that very important thing.
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Responded 24 Dec 2023
Dear 457dans457, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the The Cullen Melbourne - Art Series. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. At Art Series, we strive to provide a superior service experience for every customer; therefore your feedback is very important to us. Please rest assured that we are taking the appropriate measures to address the problem and prevent future occurrence. We appreciate your sharing your concerns, and it is our hope that you will give us the opportunity to better serve you in the near future. Sincerely, Rahul Dangwal
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Valued Cardholder wrote a review Dec 2023
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As a boutique hotel, it pulls out all the stops, with value! The suite was amazingly luxurious and we spent an excellent break there celebrating. Housekeeping, the front desk and the other services were friendly, and above all efficient. Well done to a dedicated team for your hospitality!
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Responded 24 Dec 2023
Dear goog922, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at The Cullen Melbourne - Art Series. We are delighted to read that you had an excellent stay and enjoyed your visit to our hotel. It is always encouraging to learn that guests are satisfied with our service as it is what we strive for every day. Thank you for your kind feedback, and we hope to see you again soon! Warm regards, Rahul Dangwal
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Ameglio wrote a review Nov 2023
Birmingham, United Kingdom111 contributions55 helpful votes
Having stayed at this hotel multiple nights at least twice a year for the last 10+years, with the exception of the past 3 because of the great location, service and vibe, this time it felt as if the Cullen had lost its mojo. The restaurant/bar which was apparently run by an external company was closed and the exterior looked awful; the windows in my room obviously hadn’t been cleaned in a long time; room cleaning and servicing is now done on request- but even then they didn’t empty my bin or make sure my soaps etc were topped up; no minibar/snacks as there had always been; no signature hotel scent. In short, what had always been a lively and slightly quirky hotel seems to be down on its luck with maybe the bean-counters trying to cut costs rather than understanding why it has always been popular.
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: Don’t park outside the hotel to check in. You’ll get a ticket in seconds.
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Responded 26 Nov 2023
Dear Ameglio, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the The Cullen Melbourne - Art Series. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. At Art Series, we strive to provide a superior service experience for every customer; therefore your feedback is very important to us. Please rest assured that we are taking the appropriate measures to address the problem and prevent future occurrence. We appreciate your sharing your concerns, and it is our hope that you will give us the opportunity to better serve you in the near future. Sincerely, Rahul Dangwal
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Louie wrote a review Nov 2023
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Perfect location- close to cafes, restaurants, Woolies, chemists, public transport ,etc nice , tidy & comfy room Great customer services - easy check in & check out Good amenities- kitchen, fridge, laundry
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Date of stay: November 2023
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Responded 26 Nov 2023
Dear Trail770561, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at The Cullen Melbourne - Art Series. We are delighted to read that you had an excellent stay and enjoyed your visit to our hotel. It is always encouraging to learn that guests are satisfied with our service as it is what we strive for every day. Thank you for your kind feedback, and we hope to see you again soon! Warm regards, Rahul Dangwal
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Cate N wrote a review Nov 2023
Melbourne, Australia7 contributions2 helpful votes
Great place to stay - central, clean, staff friendly, parking available, small kitchenette in room, public transport very close by, opposite a wonderful food market and in a buzzing suburb. Not so sure about having children stay as some of the artwork was 'out there'!!
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Responded 26 Nov 2023
Dear caten2021, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at The Cullen Melbourne - Art Series. We are delighted to read that you had an excellent stay and enjoyed your visit to our hotel. It is always encouraging to learn that guests are satisfied with our service as it is what we strive for every day. Thank you for your kind feedback, and we hope to see you again soon! Warm regards, Rahul Dangwal
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PRICE RANGE
AU$178 - AU$248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
art series - the cullen hotel melbourne
LOCATION
AustraliaVictoriaGreater MelbourneStonningtonPrahranChapel Street
NUMBER OF ROOMS
118
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Cullen, Prahran
Which popular attractions are close to The Cullen, Prahran?
Nearby attractions include Magic Men Australia (0.3 km), Prahran Market (0.1 km), and Fawkner Park (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Cullen, Prahran?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a fitness centre.
What food & drink options are available at The Cullen, Prahran?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at The Cullen, Prahran?
Yes, a parking garage and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Cullen, Prahran?
Conveniently located restaurants include Angus & Bon, L'Hotel Gitan, and Tall Timber.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Cullen, Prahran?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Is The Cullen, Prahran located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of Prahran.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Cullen, Prahran?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The Cullen, Prahran offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to The Cullen, Prahran?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Old Melbourne Gaol (4.9 km), St. Patrick's Cathedral (4.3 km), and Parliament House of Victoria (4.2 km).
Is The Cullen, Prahran accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.