The Olsen

The Olsen Melbourne

Funk and prestige best describe Melbourne’s high-ranking hotel, The Olsen. Set on Chapel Street; famed and adored for its eclectic list of fashion, dining and art retailers; The Olsen offers guests premier accommodation with elegant, spacious suites infused with the inspired works of esteemed Australian landscape artist, Dr. John Olsen.

About the Resort

Indulge in boutique South Yarra accommodation, situated on trendy Chapel Street, when you stay at The Olsen. With captivating prints and sculptures adorning all hallways and suites, this hotel welcomes you to embrace your creative flair. The Olsen also boasts a tranquil day spa, 2 delectable restaurants, an onsite gymnasium, glass-bottomed pool and luxurious sun deck. Whether you’re looking to shop your heart out, get your foodie fix, indulge in Melbourne’s prestigious art scene or simply unwind, The Olsen is your ideal getaway.

Why Go to The Olsen?

Sophisticated and boutique in nature, this hotel exhibits the lyrical artworks of revered Dr. John Olsen in each suite and hallway, allowing guests an authentic Melbourne experience; a city celebrated for its diverse art culture and quirkiness. The Olsen also entices travellers with its onsite leading restaurants, serene pool deck, chic suites, gymnasium and premium Chapel Street location.

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Why we love it

  • Located in the heart of Melbourne
  • Art Hotel inspired by famous artist, Dr. John Olsen.
  • Full-kitchenette in every room
  • Glass-bottomed Pool and Sun Deck

Resort Facilities

    • 24-hour reception and concierge
    • 24-hour room service
    • Spoonbill Restaurant and Bar
    • Norbu Urban Retreat
    • Full-kitchenette in every room
    • WiFi access
    • In-house Art Curator
    • Babysitting services
    • Valet services
    • Laundry services
    • Smart car hire
    • Vintage inspired Lekker bicycle hire
    • Complimentary pram hire
    • Glass-bottomed pool and sun deck
    • Onsite gymnasium


Please Note: Some resort facilities may incur additional charges.

Room Features

Deluxe Studio Suite

Enjoy 35sq. metres of open plan living in your Deluxe Studio Suite, complete with King or Queen-sized Art Series Signature bedding and a state-of-the-art kitchenette. Floor-to-ceiling windows allow the space to be filled with natural light and the large lyrical Olsen prints compliment the chic furnishings. Graze on locally-produced minibar treats, relax before the 42” flat-screen, make use of the high-speed internet and set the mood right with the iPod docking station. All luxuries are taken care of when you book The Olsen’s Deluxe Studio Suite.



Hotel Location

Easily accessible from Melbourne’s major nearby airports and CBD, The Olsen is located on South Yarra’s esteemed Chapel Street, placing guests in the heart of favourited restaurants, modern galleries and stylish boutiques. The hotel is conveniently located within Zone 1 of Melbourne’s public transport system and is situated just 550-metres from the South Yarra railway station. Alternatively, the iconic W-Class tram can be caught from directly outside the property.

Things To Do

The cultural hub that is Chapel Street is home to a myriad of bars, restaurants, art galleries and high-end boutiques enabling The Olsen guests to experience a heady mixture of local and international style, right on their doorstep. Explore more of Melbourne by following the monuments; such as Federation Square, Southbank and the Royal Botanic Gardens; connected by the Yarra River, which winds its way through the city centre. Another local “must-see” is the Melbourne Cricket Ground, better known as “The ‘G”. Each year, more than 4-million people gather at The ‘G to experience one of more than 80 events including the AFL Grand Final. Back at the hotel, the list of things to do continues with delectable restaurants, a gymnasium, pool, day spa and art gallery onsite.

“Fantastic hotel with quirky rooms and high-quality beds that ensure a great night’s sleep. One of the best things about this hotel is the location – you have many of Melbourne’s best bars and restaurants just outside your door.”

Matt, 2020

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