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Get an overview of this hotel5-star luxury apartment near Melbourne Cricket Ground


Situated in the entertainment district, this luxury apartment is within 2 mi (3 km) of Como Centre, Melbourne Cricket Ground, and Royal Botanic Gardens. Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex and St. Kilda Beach are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Property Features

Along with 2 restaurants, this apartment has an indoor pool and a health club. An area shuttle is free. Other amenities include a bar/lounge, a rooftop terrace, and WiFi in public areas.

Room Amenities

All 229 soundproofed apartments feature WiFi and pillowtop beds. Guests will find kitchenettes with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and dishwashers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Art Series - The Olsen features an indoor pool and a health club. Dining is available at one of the apartment's 2 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge.

Business amenities at this 5-star property consist of a business center, limo/town car service, and a meeting room. Event facilities measuring 40 square feet (4 square meters) include conference space. This luxury apartment also offers a rooftop terrace, spa services, and a library. A complimentary area shuttle within 5 km is available for guests. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Art Series - The Olsen has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 229 
  • Number of floors - 16 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Hair salon 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Computer station 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • One meeting room 
  • Express check-in 
  • Business center 
  • Concierge services 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Health club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 4 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Year Built 2010 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 40 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Indoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Kitchenette  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 9.95 AUD per day ), Wired internet access ( 9.95 AUD per day )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( 9.95 AUD )


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Phone 
  • Kitchenette 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Stovetop 
  • Cable TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • iPod docking station 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Climate control 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Pillow menu 
  • LCD TV 
  • Espresso maker 

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Spoonbill Restauarant - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered.

Steer Bar and Grill - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the apartment include an indoor pool and a health club.

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

  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Thai massage 
  • Sports massage 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Couples treatment rooms 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at Midnight

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 12 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 70 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

Parking height restrictions apply


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 8 and AUD 32 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 9.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): AUD 9.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 9.95 (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 30 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: AUD 38 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 70 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the apartment prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Complimentary Smart Car

Guests who book a John Olsen Penthouse room type will receive free use of a smart car.

Good for Cullen Penthouse room type only. Valid driver’s license required. Other restrictions may apply.

National Rating

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

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