The Art Series - The Blackman, a boutique hotel in the centre of Melbourne, offers modern suites with balconies and free Wi-Fi less than 250 metres from Albert Park. It features a fitness centre. The suites at Art Series showcase the art of Charles Blackman. Each room includes a kitchenette with a stove, microwave and refrigerator. The living area features a 42" LCD satellite TV and an iPod docking station. Art Series - The Blackman is only 300 metres from the St. Kilda Tram Stop. The South Melbourne Market is 2.5 km from the hotel. The Royal Botanic Gardens, featuring the Aboriginal Heritage Walk, is a 10-minute walk away. Art Series - The Blackman also offers a smart car rental service and bicycle hire. Guests who wish to explore further afield can use the tour desk and packed lunch service. An airport shuttle service is available upon request.
The hotel has a very small lobby with a contemporary with a boutique feel.
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Studio Suite Balcony are open plan and allow for an inspiring combined living, working space for two with an abundance of natural light, fresh air, and fabulous spacious balcony to take in the sites or use to entertain close friends. The Art Series Signature beds are what dreams are made of. Large figurative prints and stylish designer furnishings will ensure you feel right at home. Full kitchenette facilities incorporating modern appliances allow you to prepare your own fare, or snack on delicious mini-bar treats. The Studio Suite Balcony comes complete with a 42-inch HD flat screen television with Foxtel and Art channel, high-speed internet and iPod docking station with music programmed specifically for The Blackman by Sony music. The bedding configuration is one Queen size bed. The Suite are up to 28 square metres of space plus spacious balcony.
There are 2 options right near the hotel. Fleur Depot de Pain and Classico are proud to be associated with Art Series - The Blackman. Their central location within the bustling St Kilda Road district also makes them ideal venues for office workers and residents. More casually known as ?Fleur?, this French patisserie café is renowned for its fresh bread, decadent pastries and changing seasonal French dishes. Their contemporary interpretation embraces the hectic lifestyle of city folk, catering to their diverse needs by serving baked goods, classic French meals and luxury items at an affordable cost. Opening hours are 7 days a week, 6:30am ? 7:00pm. Classico marks a return to the essence of Italian fare. Pared back yet elegant dishes range from traditional Neapolitan 10-inch stonecrust pizzas to fresh egg pasta topped with rich tomato sugo and olive oil based sauces. Fashioned to resemble an Italian ?Salumeria?, customers can choose from a selection of hanging prosciuttos, salami and Parma style ham which are carved fresh. Classico?s interior has been designed by architects Foong + Sormann. Its stylish ambience has been created through the use of elegant, timeless materials such as walnut timber panels and marble bar tops. Classico and Fleur Depot de Pain are managed by the operators of the Belgian Beer Café, Beer DeLuxe, the Greek Grill at Federation Square and French Fantasies.
Art Series - The Blackman located on the boulevard of business, St Kilda Road. There are a range of ways you can get to The Blackman from the major airports and Melbourne's CBD. The hotel is located 2.7km to the Melbourne landmark, Flinders Street railway station opposite Federation Square and St Paul's Cathedral in the CBD. Alternatively, South Yarra railway station, is 1.9km from the hotel. Directly outside The Blackman you can catch one of the many trams that run along St Kilda Road from Stop 23 that will take you to the city. Route numbers include 16, 3, 6, 64, 67, 72 and 5 and will take you everywhere from St Kilda Beach to Camberwell.