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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 June 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights on a weekend trip to Melbourne. We loved the modern features of the hotel and great artworks throughout the property. Rooms were really spacious and modern, with full kitchenettes. Location was also great, within walking distance of Chapel Street and a short tram ride into the city.

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Ben K, Front Office Manager at Art Series - The Cullen, responded to this review

Dames_and_Cole, Thank you very much for letting us know about your stay. Im trilled to read how much you enjoyed it. I look forward to welcoming you back very soon! Ben

Orange County, California
Reviewed 7 June 2014

Stayed here with a group of mates when attending the Caulfield Cup Races and we had an amazing stay. The service from the front desk was excellent, rooms were modern and classy. Great view of Melbourne CBD. Loved that it was surrounded by such a large array of restaurants, bars and of course shops!! Love all the extra touches throughout...

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Ben K, Front Office Manager at Art Series - The Cullen, responded to this review

Brendan88, Thanks for letting us know about your stay! We must be doing something right if your stay is still remembered fondly. There is nothing like Melbourne during spring racing! I hope to see you and your friends again this year for the next round of Spring Carnival! Ben

Castle Hill, Australia
Reviewed 5 June 2014

I travel regularly to Melbourne and stay at The Cullen whenever I can. The rooms are great, comfortable beds, and generally very quiet. The staff here are always friendly and happy to help. The restaurant is also great ( Gramercy) Yes the artwork is quirky, but it only adds to the ambience of the hotel. I would highly recommend this...

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Ben K, Front Office Manager at Art Series - The Cullen, responded to this review

Neil B, Thanks for posting your review on your recent stay at the Cullen, I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. I pride myself on the team we have here and I am happy to hear they we able to help where ever they could. I look forward to your return. Ben

perth
Reviewed 2 June 2014

Great hotel in a great location. Rooms are large and new, with twin tv's and a kitchen area in the twin share rooms. Would definitely stay here again if needed to be in the area. Melbourne tram stops just out the door and about a 30 min trip to the city. Staff were friendly and helpful right throughout the complex...

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Ben K, Front Office Manager at Art Series - The Cullen, responded to this review

Jackster11, Thank you for letting us now about your stay. I am glad you enjoyed it and happy to pass on your feedback to Hu-Tong. The team will be trilled to hear about how they were helpful throughout your stay. I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Ben

Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2014

Ok so back in Melbourne for work and where else would I pick. The beds are the best and I found a healthy option breakfast place at the back of Prahran market, to save me putting on the pounds. yes the building works opposite were a bit of a pain, but hey you don't have to stay in, with chapel...

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Ben K, Front Office Manager at Art Series - The Cullen, responded to this review

Paul, So good to see you again. Thank you for your review, I will ensure housekeeping are on top of the amenities in your rooms on the next stay. Ben

Reviewed 2 June 2014

What a funky hotel! I had the pleasure of staying here for the night when I came to see a concert on a business (slash pleasure) trip and I was highly impressed. The whole hotel had a very contemporary, alternative feel to it from the moment I stepped into the lobby - which was decorated in Cullen's very unique artwork....

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Ben K, Front Office Manager at Art Series - The Cullen, responded to this review

Cmp14, Thank you for your kind word on your recent trip, I looks like the scales tipped in Leisure's favour. Adam's work is definitely at the center of the hotels offering, so i am glad this added to your experience. Hope to see you again soon. Ben

Adelaide
Reviewed 2 June 2014

I stayed in a Street Art Room. It was nice. Very clean, nice view, excellent King bed. They use Evo products as the little bottles in the bathroom which are good. The rooms aren't super big, but they are very new. Staff were friendly. I didn't try any of the restaurants built into the hotel. The Prahran markets are across...

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Ben K, Front Office Manager at Art Series - The Cullen, responded to this review

Schmaxx, Thanks for letting us know about your stay. I'm glad that you enjoyed the room and took advantage of our proximity to the market. I have passed on your comments to our restaurant who provide the overnight room service and we will ensure that there is a better selection and more product moving forward. I look forward to welcoming...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 June 2014

My husband and I were very disappointed with our stay, and we desperately wanted to enjoy it so much! It is one of the Art Series, and is supposed to come highly recommended!! I stupidly didn't check any of the trip advisor reviews. If I had done so, we wouldn't have booked The Cullen. We ticked the option to pay...

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Ben K, Front Office Manager at Art Series - The Cullen, responded to this review

Nora A, Thank you for sharing your experience on your recent stay at the Cullen. I was disappointed to read that you and your husbands stay did not live up to the standard that you would have expected and for that I am truly sorry. I have passed on your feedback to our executive housekeeper and this will be followed...

Paris
Reviewed 31 May 2014

Noisy noisy noisy...people noise from The Emerson which is diagonally across the road, traffic noise from Chapel Street and a totally unsympathetic, arrogant, uncaring receptionist whose best suggestion was ear plugs! "Madam, you should have asked for a room on the quiet side at check-in". Seriously....you may be completely across the nuances and decibel levels in your hotel. I certainly...

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AliciaBrownCullen, General Manager at Art Series - The Cullen, responded to this review

Dear Rolene, Please accept my sincere apologies for the experience you had with us on Saturday night, I have sent you a personal email to reply. We are very aware of external noise around The Cullen and we try and manage it as best we can - we appreciate that it affects some guests more than others, Prahran is known...

Melbourne
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Just had a standard room so didn't expect too much but this was tiny, bathroom was smaller than most hotel showers. Cooking smells throughout the hotel which were really off putting. Staff were brilliant and the location was perfect as we were at an event over the road, but I wouldn't choose to stay here if it wasn't for that.

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Located in Prahran, Melbourne, The Cullen is inspired by Adam Cullen. Daring and unique, The Cullen features lashings of original artwork and prints by Australia’s most exciting contemporary artist, Adam Cullen.Sleep soundly in your Art Series Signature bed, then block out the morning or wake up to natural light and vibrant energy of Cullen works. Prepare breakfast using in room kitchenette facilities, spectacular views of Melbourne CBD, underground parking, state of the art gymnasium and two exciting restaurants ... more   less 

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Address: 164 Commercial Rd, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Stonnington > Prahran
Price Range: $135 - $361 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Art Series - The Cullen 5*
Number of rooms: 119
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“I haven't had a bad room but I loved having a kitchenette in the room. They're quiet and no noisy neighbours. ”
 of 5 bubbles JACKBrighton, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Every room we have stayed in has been fine.”
 of 5 bubbles KayH137, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Amazing artwork!”
 of 5 bubbles QueenDragon, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the south side of the building....more quiet.”
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“I like a higher room to get away from the street noise - essential for me when in Melbourne, as I find the trams loud.”
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