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Tolarno Hotel

607 reviews
+61 3 9537 0200

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Child Care
Airport Shuttle

Tolarno Hotel Offers Comfortable Rooms on the Strip in Melbourne's St. Kilda

What Do the Rooms Include?

The Tolarno Hotel -- housed in one of Melbourne's more eclectic buildings, once home to the Tolarno Gallery -- offers a variety of colorful guest room types including rooms with balconies, executive suites, and apartments. All guest rooms feature flat-screen televisions with DVD players, free wireless Internet access, tea and coffee makers, individually controlled air conditioning and heating, and original artwork, in honor of the building's heritage. Select rooms also feature kitchenettes. 

What Amenities Does the Tolarno Hotel Offer?

Sample the lunch and dinner menus at the hotel's Mirka Restaurant. Unwind after a day of sightseeing with a drink at the on-site bar/lounge. Check email with free Wi-Fi access in public areas while you sip coffee or tea at the hotel's café. 

What are the Rates Like?

Rates for a Standard Queen Room at the Tolarno Hotel start at $99 per night, while the Standard Queen Room with a balcony starts at $142 per night. The larger Superior Mansion Rooms are available starting at $121 per night. The Executive Queen Suite is available for $163 per night and up.

What’s There to Do Nearby?

Situated on the Strip in the heart of Melbourne's St. Kilda café and club district, the Tolarno Hotel offers easy access to St. Kilda Pier, St. Kilda Beach, and Luna Park. Visit the St. Kilda Sea Baths for an afternoon, then catch a show at the Palais Theatre, both also nearby. There is a tram stop right outside the hotel door, making getting around the city easy, and only a 20-minute ride into Melbourne's CBD. 

What's the Bottom Line?

Guests of the Tolarno Hotel praise the property's clean and comfortable guest rooms and beds and the hotel's friendly and helpful staff. Travelers looking for hotels in Melbourne will find affordable accommodations with easy access to bars, restaurants, St. Kilda, and Melbourne.


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42 Fitzroy Street
Melbourne, VIC 3182
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User Highlights
"Parking sensational" "Superb location"
Parking was ok, according to 69%.
100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby.
"Fabulous welcome on arrival" "Staff were excellent"
99% found the staff to be very friendly.
76% said the reception staff was great.
"Beautiful old building" "Stylish furnishings"
92% said it was a stylish hotel.
96% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
"Excellent facilities" "Beautiful old building"
63% thought the building was acceptable.
86% thought the architecture was beautiful.
"Walls paper thin" "Conditioning unit leaked"
58% said rooms were small.
52% complained about the bathroom.
"Good wi-fi" "We did not get wifi in our room"
54% thought the wifi quality was ok.
"Peaceful stay." "Spacious 2 bedroom"
58% said rooms were small.
75% said the beds were comfortable.
"Restaurant wasn't open"

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Beautiful architecture
Stylish hotel
Rooms could be larger
Bathroom could be optimized
Expert Reviews
Set in the heart of St. Kilda's café, bar, and club precinct, Tolarno Hotel was once owned by artists who ran a gallery out of the space, and it still has an idiosyncratic artistic bent.
Lonely Planet
Tolarno was once the site of Georges Mora’s seminal gallery, Tolarno. The fine-dining restaurant downstairs now bears the name of his artist wife Mirka, as well as her original paintings.
Don't book a room at the front of the hotel if you're a light sleeper.
Travel + Leisure
This St Kilda hotel features a prime location about five minutes walk from the beach as well as brightly colored rooms and public spaces decorated with original artwork by local artists,...
Guests with an aversion to noise would be well advised to avoid the rooms with balconies overlooking Fitzroy Street, which is home to great cafes and bars that keep going well into the wee hours.
Hotel Information
Airport Shuttle
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Child Care
Free Wifi
No Smoking
From 2:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 11:00am
# of Rooms
  • Crib (Infant Bed) Fee: AUD 5.00 per night
  • Airport Shuttle Fee: AUD 19 per person (one way)
  • Late Check-out Fee: AUD 60