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Art Series - The Cullen

5.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Location-wise it doesn't get more fun than here. Stephanie at the front desk is a tremendous help-- seriously she saved our trip. Her recommendations for Saigon Sally, Hawker Hall, and Fonda were spot on, not to mention St. Edmunds for brunch. Stay here and go to those places-- you won't regret it.

We had not stayed at an Art Series hotel before and really enjoyed our experience. Unique hotel rooms with frosted glass bathroom walls and art from Cullen on the walls made the rooms out of the ordinary in a good way. Staff were very kind. Location is very good with a range of restaurants in easy walking distance. Recommended.

The Cullen has a brilliant services, the Hotel is a great getaway for a good weekend in Melbourne. In a beautiful location and a couple minutes away from the centre.

Location, location location.. just off chapel street in the middle of Prahran. Easy access to food, retail, trains and other public transport. Rooms are comfortable. beds are nice. TV is updated flat screen. But my favorite attribute is the mini kitchen that is fully outfitted. you have a mini fridge, stove and microwave with dishes and cookware. Prahran is very expensive place to eat. but you have Woolworths and Coles food stores next door. This allows you to spread your expense of food. ie eat a meal or two in the hotel and the others in the nice restaurant’s in the area.

Fun , modern and clean hotel with interesting hip artist theme throughout. Walk up the street to a bevy of great shops, amazing fresh food market mall, restaurants and cafes. Cheap BYOB dumpling house two blocks away with great food! They even do carry-out ( "take away" in Oz). Small kitchen amenities in room very helpful for "coffee and" in the morning. Tram stop on the block that takes you to CBD and related sights within 10-15 minutes. Got invite in elevator to rockin Melbourne Cup Party in Penthouse with celebrity DJ. Great fun. Small but adequate work-out area but missing pool and sun-deck. Great value. Would definitely stay there again.

Is it a crime for a hotel to try a bit TOO hard? The staff were friendly but a bit rigid, as if under stress to perform well. Otherwise a great place for biz or pleasure

Very well designed large rooms that are comfortable, clean and well maintained. The styling and decor works well with the Adam Curren art work.The staff was extremely helpful and the service was great. One of the best boutique hotels that I have visited. Easy access to downtown or the beach using the tram.

Great and helpful staff. Very neat and clean (and stylish) room. Kind of a smell of dirty laundry but might be because I was next to the guest laundry room. Very highly recommended, though. I'd stay here again in a heartbeat.

We stayed at the Cullen over Christmas and they made us feel very much at home. Fantastic bed, really comfortable living area and nice kitchen.The location of the hotel is close to everything: Prahran Market, Chapel Street, public transport, pubs, nightlife, etc. [...] I don't think any other hotel can compete.

Very Unique Hotel, modern decor, very "artsy", great rooms and beds, professional staff, restaurant food was excellent.

164 Commercial Rd Prahran VIC

Hotel highlights

  • Onsite dining
  • Fitness center
  • WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas (fees apply)
  • Business center

Royal Botanic Gardens is within 2 miles (3 km) of Art Series - The Cullen while other popular attractions such as St. Kilda Beach are within 3 miles (5 km). This 113-room, 5-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like 2 restaurants, a bar/lounge, and a fitness center. Melbourne Cricket Ground and Luna Park are also near this Prahran hotel.


Dining

Enjoy dining at one of 2 onsite restaurants including HuTong Peking Duck, which specializes in Chinese cuisine. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge. Start each morning with cooked-to-order breakfast, available for a fee from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.


Rooms

All 113 soundproofed accommodations feature kitchens and space to spread out with dining areas and sitting areas. Guests can expect WiFi, wired Internet, and 42-inch LCD TVs with cable channels and pay movies. Pillowtop beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. IPod docks, minibars, and coffee makers are other standard amenities.


Property features

Art Series - The Cullen features a fitness center, WiFi in public areas, and 2 meeting rooms. Parking is available for AUD 30.00 per day (AUD 40.00 per day for valet parking), and there's also limo/town car service. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include conference space, a business center, and express check-in.

Room options

Studio Suite

Queen 1 | Sleeps 3

Deluxe Studio Suite

Queen 1 | Sleeps 3

Deluxe Studio Suite, Balcony

Queen 1 | Sleeps 3

Deluxe Studio Suite (Twin)

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Art Series - The Cullen

Everyone (1) Couples (5) Business (2) Other (2)
4

great hotel in prahran

Everyone

Location-wise it doesn't get more fun than here. Stephanie at the front desk is a tremendous help-- seriously she saved our trip. Her recommendations for Saigon Sally, Hawker Hall, and Fonda were spot on, not to mention St. Edmunds for brunch. Stay here and go to those places-- you won't regret it.

By , from San Francisco on Sep 18, 2016

4

unique and fun hotel in a fun neighborhood

Couples

We had not stayed at an Art Series hotel before and really enjoyed our experience. Unique hotel rooms with frosted glass bathroom walls and art from Cullen on the walls made the rooms out of the ordinary in a good way. Staff were very kind. Location is very good with a range of restaurants in easy walking distance. Recommended.

By on Apr 6, 2015

5

great quality getaway

Couples

The Cullen has a brilliant services, the Hotel is a great getaway for a good weekend in Melbourne. In a beautiful location and a couple minutes away from the centre.

By on May 4, 2014

4

the cullen hotel

BusinessTravelers

Location, location location.. just off chapel street in the middle of Prahran. Easy access to food, retail, trains and other public transport. Rooms are comfortable. beds are nice. TV is updated flat screen. But my favorite attribute is the mini kitchen that is fully outfitted. you have a mini fridge, stove and microwave with dishes and cookware. Prahran is very expensive place to eat. but you have Woolworths and Coles food stores next door. This allows you to spread your expense of food. ie eat a meal or two in the hotel and the others in the nice restaurant’s in the area.

By on Jan 24, 2014

5

modern artsy boutique hotel in trendy, hip, safe neighborhood.

Couples

Fun , modern and clean hotel with interesting hip artist theme throughout. Walk up the street to a bevy of great shops, amazing fresh food market mall, restaurants and cafes. Cheap BYOB dumpling house two blocks away with great food! They even do carry-out ( "take away" in Oz). Small kitchen amenities in room very helpful for "coffee and" in the morning. Tram stop on the block that takes you to CBD and related sights within 10-15 minutes. Got invite in elevator to rockin Melbourne Cup Party in Penthouse with celebrity DJ. Great fun. Small but adequate work-out area but missing pool and sun-deck. Great value. Would definitely stay there again.

By on Nov 12, 2013

4

great place

BusinessTravelers

Is it a crime for a hotel to try a bit TOO hard? The staff were friendly but a bit rigid, as if under stress to perform well. Otherwise a great place for biz or pleasure

By on Apr 17, 2012

5

excellent establishment

Singles

Very well designed large rooms that are comfortable, clean and well maintained. The styling and decor works well with the Adam Curren art work.The staff was extremely helpful and the service was great. One of the best boutique hotels that I have visited. Easy access to downtown or the beach using the tram.

By on Jan 4, 2012

4

great staff

LGBT

Great and helpful staff. Very neat and clean (and stylish) room. Kind of a smell of dirty laundry but might be because I was next to the guest laundry room. Very highly recommended, though. I'd stay here again in a heartbeat.

By on Apr 1, 2011

5

unbeatable location for the price

Couples

We stayed at the Cullen over Christmas and they made us feel very much at home. Fantastic bed, really comfortable living area and nice kitchen.The location of the hotel is close to everything: Prahran Market, Chapel Street, public transport, pubs, nightlife, etc. [...] I don't think any other hotel can compete.

By on Dec 28, 2010

5

first class hotel

Couples

Very Unique Hotel, modern decor, very "artsy", great rooms and beds, professional staff, restaurant food was excellent.

By on Apr 19, 2010