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The Lyall Hotel and Spa

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Terrace/patio
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, pillow-top beds, minibar
Electric kettle, high chair, freezer
42-inch LCD TV with cable channels, DVD player, iPod docking station

Overview of The Lyall Hotel and Spa

The Lyall Hotel and Spa

5 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
16 Murphy Street, South Yarra, VIC

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationToorak Road1 min walk
  • Popular LocationSt Kilda Road15 min walk
  • Popular LocationAlfred Hospital19 min walk
  • AirportMelbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine)24 min drive

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About this area

Melbourne

Located in Melbourne, The Lyall Hotel and Spa is in the entertainment district and near a metro station. Shoppers can visit Prahran Market, while everyone can enjoy the natural beauty of Royal Botanic Gardens and Albert Park Lake. Looking to enjoy an event or a match? See what's going on at Rod Laver Arena or Melbourne Cricket Ground. Discover the area's water adventures with windsurfing and sailing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails. Guests love the hotel's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Toorak Road - 1 min walk
  • Prahran Market - 15 min walk
  • St Kilda Road - 15 min walk
  • Alfred Hospital - 19 min walk
  • Como House - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • South Yarra Station - 3 min walk
  • Spencer Street Station - 6 min drive
  • Melbourne Airport (MEL) - 24 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • Bistro Lyall – Garden-view restaurant with a bar offering local and international cuisine. Serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and light fare daily.
  • The Lyall Champagne Bar – Garden-view Champagne bar offering local and international cuisine. Serves dinner and light fare.

About this property

The Lyall Hotel and Spa

Family-friendly Melbourne hotel in South Yarra, near Prahran Market
A full-service spa, a restaurant and a health club are available at this hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a steam room and a 24-hour business centre are on-site. All 40 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet and pillowtop beds. Comforts include Egyptian cotton sheets and pillow menus, and guests will also find conveniences such as electric kettles and free tea bags/instant coffee.
The Lyall Hotel and Spa offers 40 forms of accommodation with iPod docking stations and DVD players. Rooms open to patios. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 42-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a rainfall showerhead and a hydromassage showerhead, bathrobes, designer toiletries and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, laptop-compatible safes and telephones. Additionally, rooms include minibars and a hairdryer. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a health club and a steam room.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

The Lyall Spa has 8 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a steam room and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (AUD 30 per night)
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–1:00 PM: AUD 20-30 for adults and AUD 10-30 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Art gallery
  • Full-service spa
  • Health club
  • Private picnics
  • Steam room

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Computer station
  • Conference space (439 square feet)
  • A meeting room

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 8 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage - Thai
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Reflexology
  • Spa open daily
  • Steam room
  • Turkish bath/hammam

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)

More

  • Couples dining
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Fireplace in reception
  • Romance packages available

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow menu
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • TV channels
  • DVD player
  • iPod dock
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Electric kettle
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Freezer
  • Minibar
  • Wet bar

Outdoor space

  • Patio

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • In-room massage
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Soundproofing
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: AUD 150

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property will be closed from 1 March 2021 to 1 October 2021 for renovations and will resume operation once the renovation is complete (completion date subject to change).
 

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 30.0 per day.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 20 and AUD 30 for adults, and AUD 10 and AUD 30 for children (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: AUD 30 per night
  • Late check-out fee: AUD 150 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 30.0 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, debit cards and cash
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa

National rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.

Property is also known as

Lyall Hotel South Yarra
Lyall Hotel
Lyall South Yarra
The Lyall Hotel and Spa Hotel
The Lyall Hotel and Spa South Yarra
The Lyall Hotel and Spa Hotel South Yarra

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Overall score and ratings

4.6

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 319 out of 472 reviews
5 - Excellent 68%
Rating 4 - Good. 115 out of 472 reviews
4 - Good 24%
Rating 3 - Okay. 25 out of 472 reviews
3 - Okay 5%
Rating 2 - Poor. 8 out of 472 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 472 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Comfy beds. Great location in South Melbourne. Convenient access to metro line and walking distance to St Kilda and Pranhan. Free laundry was awesome. Bathroom could use a little reno. Internet access a bit slow
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Very nice staff and great location. Rooms are comfortable and well kept
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

4/5 Good

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020