The Lyall

South Yarra, VIC
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    Lyall Hotel

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    South Yarra, VIC

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    Sharyn Cairns

The Lyall Hotel is a boutique accommodation offering with surroundings and facilities created to immerse visitors in the unique ‘Lyall Style’ setting. The 52 high-end rooms have been designed to evoke a sense of staying as a guest in a prestigious inner-city private home.

We acknowledge the Wurundjeri and Bunurong people of the Kulin Nation, the traditional custodians of the land upon which The Lyall stands. We recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture.

The reimagined Lyall that not only captivates the senses but also redefines the concept of elegance and sophistication. Collaborating closely with a team of exceptional consultants and contractors, DKO has transformed The Lyall into a haven that seamlessly blends Australian and European influences to offer a unique, refined experience.

Inspired by the concept of a European pied-à-terre, The Lyall has been carefully curated to showcase a diverse range of materials, each chosen for its ability to contribute to the hotel’s character. From the luxurious touch of alpaca velvet to the warmth of woven wallpaper, the timeless allure of chevron timber floors, and the classic elegance of black and white marble, every material has been selected to add depth and charm to the overall design.

Central to the design philosophy is the belief that the interplay of various textures and elements can elevate a space, creating a multi-dimensional sensory experience. This approach not only brings together comfort and style but also reflects a commitment to quiet luxury. The selection of high-quality, minimalist pieces underscores the team’s dedication to creating an atmosphere that stands the test of time, transcending trends to offer a timeless appeal.
Retaining the understated glamour of a private club, The Lyall now stands as an intimate urban sanctuary where guests can immerse themselves in an ambiance of the South Yarra area. The contemporary lobby, adorned with a stately open fireplace and views across the whimsical Japanese Maple Garden, sets the tone for an enchanting stay.
Comprising 52 thoughtfully designed guest rooms, The Lyall presents a diverse range of options for travellers, from Parisienne style balcony rooms to oversized Signature rooms, glamorous Grand Suites, and a unique Penthouse Suite with two fireplaces and an expansive outdoor terrace. Each room reflects a sense of calm and comfort through luxuriously textured fabrics in restful tones.
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