Get an overview of this hotel5-star family-friendly hotel near Royal Botanic Gardens
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Located in South Yarra, The Lyall Hotel and Spa is in the entertainment district, within a 10-minute drive of Royal Botanic Gardens and Melbourne Cricket Ground.
This 5-star hotel is 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from St. Kilda Beach and 9.3 mi (15 km) from Flemington Racecourse.
Make yourself at home in one of the 40 individually furnished guestrooms, featuring kitchens with full-sized refrigerators/freezers and stovetops. Your pillowtop bed comes with Egyptian cotton sheets. Rooms have private patios. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while 42-inch LCD televisions with cable programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature deep soaking bathtubs and complimentary toiletries.
Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. If you're looking for recreational opportunities, you'll find a health club and a steam room. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).
Enjoy local and international cuisine at Bistro Lyall, a restaurant where you can enjoy drinks at the bar, take in the garden view, and even dine alfresco. You can also stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 1:00 PM for a fee.
Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and limo/town car service. Planning an event in South Yarra? This hotel has facilities measuring 926 square feet (86 square meters), including a meeting room.
The Lyall Hotel and Spa
In addition to a full-service spa, The Lyall Hotel and Spa features a health club and a steam room. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.
This 5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and a meeting room. Event facilities measure 926 square feet (86 square meters). This luxury hotel also offers spa services, a library, and a terrace. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).
The Lyall Hotel and Spa has designated areas for smoking.
- Full-service spa
- 24-hour front desk
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Turkish bath/Hammam
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Year Built 2002
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free WiFi
- Steam room
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Free wired Internet
- Health club
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Computer station
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Conference space size (meters) - 86
- Spa services on site
- Luggage storage
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- 24-hour business center
- Conference space size (feet) - 926
- Concierge services
- Designated smoking areas
- Laundry facilities
- Total number of rooms - 40
- One meeting room
- Number of floors - 4
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Multilingual staff
- Fireplace in lobby
- Free newspapers in lobby
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet
Valet parking (surcharge)
- DVD player
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Room service (24 hours)
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Air conditioning
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Premium TV channels
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service
- Deep soaking bathtub
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room massage available
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Premium bedding
- iPod docking station
- Number of bathrooms -
- Private bathroom
- Separate bathtub and shower
- Pillowtop mattress
- Egyptian-cotton sheets
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
- Cookware, dishware, and utensils
- Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
- Cable TV service
- Free WiFi
- Free wired Internet
- Individually furnished
- Pillow menu
- LCD TV
Where to Eat
Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 1:00 PM.
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). Open daily.
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).
Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include a health club and a steam room.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Windsurfing nearby
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
The Lyall Spa has 8 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a steam room and Turkish bath/hammam.
The spa is open daily. Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.
- Number of treatment rooms 8
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body treatments
- Body scrubs
- Facial treatments
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Hydrotherapy treatments
- Hot stone massage
- Deep tissue massage
- Swedish massage
- Prenatal massage
- Steam room in spa
- Thai massage
- Minimum age to access spa is 16
- Sports massage
- Detoxification wrap
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-out time is 11 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 30.0 per day.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
- Breakfast fee: between AUD 20 and AUD 30 for adults, AUD 10 and AUD 30 for children (approximately)
- Valet parking fee: AUD 25.00 per night (in/out privileges)
- Late check-out fee: AUD 150 (subject to availability)
- Rollaway bed fee: AUD 30.0 per day
- Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
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We should mention
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
Awards & Affiliations
- The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.
This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.