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Ovolo Laneways

4-star4 stars
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
19 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000, Australia

Upscale hotel, steps from Princess Theatre
  • Free WiFi
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From 1,384 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Best value for money
Good internet service
Delicious food
Bar is awesome

Ovolo Laneways

from A$172
  • Studio
  • Studio Suite
  • One Bedroom Suite
  • Two Bedroom Suite
  • Two Bedroom Terrace Suite
  • Two Bedroom Penthouse Suite

What’s around Ovolo Laneways

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Princess Theatre (1-minute walk)
  • Melbourne Central (8-minute walk)
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground (13-minute walk)
  • University of Melbourne (18-minute walk)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (20-minute walk)
  • Marvel Stadium (23-minute walk)
  • Flemington Racecourse (6.2 km)

Getting around

  • Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) - 31 min drive
  • Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon) - 26 min drive
  • Flinders Street Station - 16 min walk
  • Southern Cross Station - 23 min walk
  • Showgrounds Station - 20 min drive
  • Parliament Station - 2 min walk
  • Melbourne Central Station - 13 min walk
  • Jolimont Station - 18 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 42 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking *

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Fridge
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Ovolo Laneways’s small print

Also known as

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The credit card presented at check-in should be the same card used at time of booking. If the credit card holder is not on the reservation, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival to confirm identification

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: AUD 100 per night

Optional extras

Self parking costs AUD 16.00 per day

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of AUD 15.00 for adults and AUD 15.00 for children (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Most helpful reviewsReviews are sorted based on what customers found most helpful and our recommendations

Exceptional 9.4 From 203 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Beyond imagination
From the moment we entered the foyer we knew this was something different. Help yourself to the lolly bar as you check-in and the wonder is just beginning. From the gorgeous brightly coloured doors there's a hint of what's to come. Enter to a hip oasis oozing fun at every turn. Our 2 bedroom penthouse included full size fridge with complimentary wine, soft drink, fruit juice and selection of still and sparkling water. Beside it, a wine bar ready for action. The generous Island bench was set to indulge your senses with Loot Bags and a selection of T2 Teas beside the brightly coloured tea set. Settle in by the Island or get comfy in front of the oversize flat screen tv. Dazzled for choice, kick back with Apple TV, DVD, FOXTEL or have some fun with the WiiU. There's also a killer sound system with iPod dock, so remember to pack some tunes. There's a gorgeous terrace with Instagrammable views day or night and even a patio heater so you can enjoy if the weather is a little cool. Each bedroom had a generous walk in robe with full length mirror, robes and more hangers than you would usually find in a hotel. Loved the generous rain head shower and the Ovolo has thought of everything, toothbrushes, lotions, soaps and more, all styled to match the funky vibes this place oozes. Yes we loved staying here and will definitely stay again. The location is also fabulous, close to some of Melbourne's best theatres and restaurants. Thanks for a great weekend!
FeebieMac, auOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
Social, well situated hotel with friendly staff
Having loved our stay at Ovolo Woolloomooloo earlier in the year we were keen to see if Ovolo Laneways would be up to the same high standard. And as far as friendly staff, great add-ons like free minibar and happy hour, and in walking distance of the main attractions it most definitely does. Being a lot smaller hotel it was even more social and we much enjoyed chatting with other guests over a wine, crisps/chips and lollies. The only downside is the noise coming from the Laneways while we were trying to sleep - whether it’s late night revellers or the trucks picking up rubbish & recycling early in the morning - because it’s clear this old building didn’t have much soundproofing AND we were on the 4th floor so would have been much louder on the lower levels. But having read reviews beforehand we expected this and were ready to put up with it for the location and the cool Ovolo vibe. Now I’m keen to try more Ovolo properties in other cities.
Kristen, nz4 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Morning Amy, I had the pleasure of staying at Little Bourke St last night. It’s important you know how sensational your colleagues were!!! I arrived last night with my Assistance Dog Sara. Flynn and Sarah greeted me like I have never experienced before. Flynn new my name and greated me at the Taxi. Their people skills were outstanding!!! Sooo professional....wonderful anticipation, empathy and kindness. I met Chris and Laura this morning at check out and they were also outstanding. Congratulations on all your hard work to gather the right people. Of course I will stay at your hotels from now on. You have put a big fat smile on my dial. Warmest regards Phil Hazell
auBusiness trip
Very good 8.0
You get what you pay
We liked the location which is near shops and restaurants in the Chinatown area. The room size is good and spacious. It is a great concept to provide several free refreshments and thoughtful useful travel amenities. The downside for us was that the toilet sinks are very small. For those who require space for their toiletries, this might not be designed for you. The front desk staff could be more helpful, friendly and sincere. To be fair, perhaps for a small hotel, you don't usually expect the services other bigger hotels offer. Maybe they're overworked, frustrated and tired as they seemed under staffed. Do not expect them to do the extras that usual hotels do. For the price point, that's fair.
sgOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
Netflix and chill!
Ovolo laneways was the perfect choice for my husband and me during our week-long stay in Melbourne. We stayed in a one bedroom suite, which gave us ample room to stretch out and relax during our stay. Staff were amazing, the little touches were the best - lolly bar, Tea2 teas, coffee machine in the lobby... I could go on! The apple TV meant we could catch up on Netflix, but only on the nights when we weren't out and about enjoying the amazing dining offers on option. Make sure you check out Rice, Paper, Scissors for an amazing meal.
Kristen, au7 night romance trip

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