The Lyall Hotel and Spa

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Terrace/patio
Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, minibar, in-room safe
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Overview of The Lyall Hotel and Spa

The Lyall Hotel and Spa

5.0 star property
Luxury hotel with restaurant, near Prahran Market

9.2/10 Superb

472 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Air conditioning
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Laundry facilities
Map
16 Murphy Street, South Yarra, VIC, 3141
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Health club
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour business center
  • Limo/town car service
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Garden
  • Car rentals on site
For families
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In South Yarra
  • Rod Laver Arena - 4 min drive
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground - 4 min drive
  • Collins Street - 5 min drive
  • Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex - 5 min drive
  • Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre - 6 min drive
  • Melbourne Central - 14 min drive
  • Queen Victoria Market - 15 min drive
  • Marvel Stadium - 7 min drive
  • University of Melbourne - 7 min drive
  • Monash University - 23 min drive

Getting around

  • Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon) - 26 min drive
  • Melbourne Airport (MEL) - 31 min drive
  • Southern Cross Station - 6 min drive
  • Flinders Street Station - 11 min drive
  • Spotswood Station - 11 min drive
  • South Yarra Station - 3 min walk
  • Prahran Station - 17 min walk
  • Hawksburn Station - 21 min walk

About this property

The Lyall Hotel and Spa

5-star luxury hotel revitalized in 2022 and located in the heart of South Yarra
At The Lyall Hotel and Spa, you can look forward to a terrace, a garden, and a library. The onsite local and international cuisine restaurant, Bistro Lyall, features garden views and brunch. In addition to dry cleaning/laundry services and a fireplace in the lobby, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi, with speed of 500+ Mbps (good for 6+ people or 10+ devices).
Other perks at this hotel include:
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge), valet parking (surcharge), and limo/town car service
  • A front desk safe, multilingual staff, and a computer station
  • Luggage storage, concierge services, and tour/ticket assistance
  • Guest reviews speak highly of the quiet location and helpful staff
Room features
All 49 rooms have comforts such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, as well as thoughtful touches like pillow menus and laptop-compatible safes.
More amenities include:
  • Highchairs and cribs/infant beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding and pillowtop mattresses
  • Bathrooms with designer toiletries and hair dryers
  • 55-inch HDTVs with streaming services and premium channels
  • Wardrobes/closets, balconies, and free tea bags/instant coffee

Languages

Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

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/140°F 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

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

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 49 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - anytime
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms (speed: 500+ Mbps (good for 6+ people or 10+ devices))

Parking

  • Onsite valet parking (AUD 45 per night)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7 AM–11:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Private dining
  • Private picnics
  • 24-hour room service

What to do

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golf lessons nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Working away

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting room
  • Computer station
  • Conference space (439 square feet)

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Limo or town car service
  • On-site car rental
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Umbrellas

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2002
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Health club

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance

Languages

  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 55-inch LCD TV
  • Premium cable channels
  • Streaming services

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Minibar
  • Electric kettle
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Crib/infant bed (surcharge)

What to enjoy

  • In-room massage
  • Balcony

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi (speed of 500+ Mbps (good for 6+ people or 10+ devices))
  • Phone
  • Electrical adapters/chargers

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Highchair
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features

Dining

Bistro Lyall - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).
The Lyall Champagne Bar - Overlooking the garden, this Champagne bar specializes in local and international cuisine and serves dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of AUD 45 for adults and AUD 45 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of AUD 150 (subject to availability)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 1 percent

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from September 13 2022 to January 31 2023 (dates subject to change).
The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 26 2022 to January 31 2023 (dates subject to change):
  • Spa
  • Spa/Beauty services

Children & extra beds

  • Cribs/infant beds are available for AUD 50 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for AUD 80 per night

Parking

  • Valet parking costs AUD 45 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Policies

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

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 credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

Is The Lyall Hotel and Spa currently open?
This property is closed from September 13 2022 to January 31 2023 (dates subject to change). The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 26 2022 to January 31 2023 (dates subject to change):
  • Spa
  • Spa/Beauty services
Does The Lyall Hotel and Spa offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Lyall Hotel and Spa does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Lyall Hotel and Spa?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Lyall Hotel and Spa?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at The Lyall Hotel and Spa?
Yes. Valet parking costs AUD 45 per night.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Lyall Hotel and Spa?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of AUD 150 (subject to availability).
Is there an onsite casino at The Lyall Hotel and Spa?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex (5-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at The Lyall Hotel and Spa and nearby?
Have fun with activities like cycling, hiking, and sailing, and practice your swing at the nearby golf course. Enjoy amenities like a health club and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Lyall Hotel and Spa?
Yes, Bistro Lyall offers alfresco dining, local and international cuisine, and garden views. Nearby restaurants include Squires Loft (4-min walk), LuxBite (4-min walk), and Dainty Sichuan (4-min walk).
Does The Lyall Hotel and Spa have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony.
What's the area around The Lyall Hotel and Spa like?
The Lyall Hotel and Spa is a short 3-minute walk from South Yarra Station and 9 minutes' walk from Chapel Street. Travelers say the local area is good for shopping and very quiet.

Overall score and ratings

9.2

Superb

9.2/10

Cleanliness

9.3/10

Staff & service

8.6/10

Amenities

8.7/10

Property conditions & facilities

8/10 Very good

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
2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

3-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Very nice staff and great location. Rooms are comfortable and well kept
1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

2-night trip
Verified Lastminute guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Wonderful staff in great location. Breakfasts were very good.
3-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

3-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Location in South Yarra is perfect. Staff were very nice.
Joel, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review