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Mixed feelings too!

We did have a lovely stay at The Lyall (not used the Spa) but I do have mixed feelings about... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2018
Travelaround59
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London
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Excellent service and comfortable rooms in perfect location.

We stayed at this Hotel last weekend and had a very relaxing stay. We enjoyed our drinks in the... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
AnnieJ115
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Melbourne, Australia
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Feb 16, 2018
“Mixed feelings too!”
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“Noisy and overrated ”
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had booked The Lyall hotel for a relaxing holiday, however were horrified to find on arrival that construction of a new apartment block was underway next door. We asked to change rooms however we’re told none were available. We were also informed that the...More

Thank NYCfan1
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Firstly, let me say that it’s absolutely criminal this hotel is willing to take your money without having the courtesy to inform you of the construction nightmare taking place next door. There was no notifications on our booking website, I couldn’t see anything on the...More

Thank michelletrewartha11
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

We booked a 4 night stay through a travel agent. The hotel is quaint and tucked away in a residential area near restaurants and boutiques. Easy walk to train station. The bad news......they were doing construction just outside our and the loud noise started at...More

Thank clatkins61
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We recently stayed at The Lyall Hotel and Spa on a recent visit to Melbourne. We have stayed at The Lyall before because the location is close to the city and the local restaurants and bars are great. The staff at The Lyall are very...More

Thank Ian F
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Had a girls weekend in Melbourne, and had the most wonderful stay at The Lyall. First of all- great location, lovely cosy rooms. But more importantly, the service was outstanding! My best friend and I had booked a 90 minute spa treatment each, but unfortunately...More

Thank Andrea W
Rowina T, Owner at The Lyall Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Dear Andrea, Thanks you for your glowing review !! It is great to read that you had a great girls weekend away. It's true, South Yarra is perfect for shopping, dining and being in the best location to indulge. Thank you for your understanding with...More

Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We did have a lovely stay at The Lyall (not used the Spa) but I do have mixed feelings about it. Excellent: Location: great location in a wonderful area of Melbourne. You have this feeling of being in a “village” with great little shops and...More

Thank Travelaround59
Rowina T, Owner at The Lyall Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. It is special to stay in South Yarra and to "live like a local. Toorak Road has so many fabulous shops and restaurants to keep you entertained, yet is centrally located for the city and other...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

I wanted a special outing to celebrate my friend’s milestone birthday. In every respect the Lyall day spa delivered!! It was a pleasant surprise to see and experience the level of effort each of the staff went to. We took the beauty package for 3...More

Thank oli_tintan
Rowina T, Owner at The Lyall Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Dear oli_tintan, Thank you so much for this very positive review. Our spa therapists are among the best in their field and take their profession very seriously. It's so nice to be able to share this feedback with them. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 19 September 2017

We stayed at this Hotel last weekend and had a very relaxing stay. We enjoyed our drinks in the Champagne Bar in front of the fire and loved being so close to Toorak Road with the cafes and shops, the Yarra River and the Botanic...More

Thank AnnieJ115
Reviewed 5 September 2017

My wife and I recently stayed 3 nights at The Lyall, Friday 1 Sept departing Monday 4 Sept. Our stay was prompted by a Luxury Escapes offer at the marketed 5 Star Hotel and having walked past the building many times it caught my attention....More

Thank Craig P
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I think we say this every time, but it does feel so comfortable that we have a sense of coming home each time we visit. It's been a while, there's building next door, but we were upgraded to a double suite on the quiet side...wonderful!...More

Thank Helen H
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