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Art Series - The Blackman
Ranked #14 of 158 Hotels in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
“Amazing weekend”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014

What a fantastic venue, celebrating in the Penthouse with awesome views, high quality catered food, hot tub, felt like celebrities staying at such a beautiful Melbourne venue.

Also had own room for the weekend which was all class. Great facilities, great location, couldnt recommend highly enough to anyone wanting to either make a weekend away with friends or romantic night as a couple.

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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Lauren H, Front Office Manager at Art Series - The Blackman, responded to this review, 31 July 2014
Thank you for providing us with a review of our property following your stay. It was great to hear that you had an enjoyable time at The Blackman and we look forward to having you back again soon.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014

I stayed at the Blackman Hotel for the weekend of my 30th birthday. We were in the stunning penthouse and everything was absolutely perfect - from the spa to the robes, food, amenities and staff... We had the BEST time ever and we'll definitely be back.

  • Stayed June 2014
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Lauren H, Front Office Manager at Art Series - The Blackman, responded to this review, 31 July 2014
Many thanks Kristy for taking the time to provide us with your feedback following your stay at The Blackman. I am very happy to hear that you had an enjoyable 30th Birthday with us in the Penthouse. We hope to see you again soon.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014 via mobile

Booked this hotel for a no kids , adults only weekend and couldn't have been happier. From the moment we checked in until we checked out we were looked after and had a great weekend. I've been telling all my friends this is the place to stay. The Blackman will be my first choice for any Melbourne stay . The bar downstairs has a great atmosphere and had we not arranged dinner at Crown I would have been happy to settle in for the night

Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Lauren H, Front Office Manager at Art Series - The Blackman, responded to this review, 31 July 2014
Thank you Kylie for taking the time to provide us with your feedback following your stay. I could not be happier to hear that you enjoyed your 'adults only weekend' with us. We very much look forward to welcoming you back to The Blackman again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2014

My wife and I stayed here on 31 May in room 1407 (for a return visit) and once again were not disappointed. The Blackman has uniquely comfortable feel, the staff faultless and the room was everything we hoped for. This time we paid the little bit extra for the bay view which includes the view of Albert Park and the Lake. It was worth it. The bed was the most comfortable I have ever slept in. Although it is outside the city centre it is only a short tram trip (5-10 mins) from just out the hotel into the city or alternatively you can head south or east to a number of great attractions. The room had a couple of very minor faults in the bathroom which did not impact on our stay and as a value for money place the Blackman clearly deserves its place in the top 10 Tripadvisor hotels in Melbourne. By the way I forgot to mention the magnificent quirky art - Its worth the stay just to look at the Blackman collection around the hotel

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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Lauren H, Front Office Manager at Art Series - The Blackman, responded to this review, 31 July 2014
Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback following your stay at The Blackman. Your lovely comments are very much appreciated and I have shared them with our team. All of our bedding is available for purchase so please do not hesitate to contact me if you would like any additional information regarding this. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Lauren Hodder
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2014

We chose to stay at The Blackman as it was very reasonably priced, and much cheaper than many of the similarly rated hotels in the CBD. The short journey down St Kilda Rd was worth it, not only for the fantastic deal, but for the wonderful, modern and luxuriously appointed studio room that we stayed in! The room was absolutely gorgeous, perfectly clean and had everything you need in it. The bed was one of the most comfortable I have ever slept in, just perfect! I would very highly recommend The Blackman to anyone who wants a night of luxury!

Room Tip: I doubt there is a such thing as a bad room at The Blackman!
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Lauren H, Front Office Manager at Art Series - The Blackman, responded to this review, 31 July 2014
Thank you Ashley for providing us with your review of our property. I could not be happier to hear that you enjoyed your Blackman experience. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Lauren Hodder
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

Always stay here when I'm in Melbourne and this time round they left me a note saying it's my fifth stay!
Like it for being a little way out of the city, half way to St Kilda so it's easy to head anywhere.
Rooms are spacious and semi apartment like. The balcony is always a welcomed feature after a day's work. The restaurant at the hotel does pretty good Italian and it's well priced. It's popular and has a nice vibe, if only it could open a little longer in the evening.
The team is very helpful and friendly, like any good Australian hospitality experience. Will definitely be back!

Stayed May 2014, travelled on business
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Lauren H, Front Office Manager at Art Series - The Blackman, responded to this review, 31 July 2014
Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback following your stay at The Blackman. It is wonderful to hear that you consider us to be like "your second home". We look forward to having you stay with us again soon.

Lauren Hodder
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2014

we stayed here on the 25th may 2014 and could not fault our stay. awesome views, staff were excellent, room was fantastic. Italian restaurant and café type shop on ground level were satisfactory with no complaints we would recommend this place to all

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Lauren H, Front Office Manager at Art Series - The Blackman, responded to this review, 31 July 2014
Many thanks for providing us with a review of our property. Your kind words are very much appreciated and I have shared them with our team. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon.

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Property: Art Series - The Blackman
Address: 452 St Kilda Rd | (entry via Arthur Street), Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia (Formerly The Blackman Hotel)
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Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Melbourne
#10 Business Hotel in Melbourne
#11 Family Hotel in Melbourne
#13 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — Art Series - The Blackman 5*
Number of rooms: 207
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
With a contemporary, boutique interior and an enviable St Kilda Road location, just a stones throw from Melbourne’s CBD, The Blackman Hotel will inspire Melbourne’s imagination. A destination perfect for business or leisure travellers, this unique Melbourne hotel boasts 209 guest accommodations and suites, a selection of which host private terraces.Built within and above the historic Airlie Mansion, The Blackman Hotel will charm and inspire guests with the works of one of Australia’s most celebrated artists, Charles Blackman, showcased throughout this unique hotel space.The Blackman Hotel is also dedicated to ensuring your visit to Melbourne is complete with dining options to tempt your tastebuds. Experience two of Melbourne’s hottest new restaurants right at your own doorstop. Couple this with our state-of-art gymnasium and your luxurious five-star experience is complete. ... more   less 
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