Cool down this summer at the Crown Metropol with the only real rooftop pool in Melbourne

Ben Urquhart Contributor

By Ben Urquhart in Cool Travel on Friday 14 November 2014

Summer has almost hit in Melbourne and we have a tip for the best way to stay cool while BEING cool. Crown Metropol is the newest of Crown’s three hotels and, luckily enough for visitors, it is also home to Melbourne’s only sky-high day spa, Isika, situated all the way up on the 27th floor! Yep, that high.

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The Blackman Hotel is the most artistic place you’ll stay in Melbourne

Zac Editor

By Zac in Cool Travel on Thursday 6 November 2014

Perfect for both leisure travelers and the corporate set, The Blackman hotel is unique in its artistry and design. Inspired by seminal Australian artist Charles Blackman, The Blackman is an imaginative, contemporary five star boutique hotel. It’s one of the best stays in Melbourne and is certainly amongst the most unique.

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The Blackman: the latest in the Art Series Group of Hotels

Alana Saphin Reader Find

By Alana Saphin in Cool Travel on Friday 20 April 2012

The contemporary and elegant Blackman, in Melbourne, is the newest hotel in the Art Series Group. As is the theme of the Art Series, the hotel celebrates one of Australia’s most influential artists: Charles Blackman. Having visited The Cullen six months prior, I was taken by the way an artist’s work can so significantly change the feel of a room.

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The Cullen Hotel in Melbourne

Alana Saphin Reader Find

By Alana Saphin in Cool Travel on Friday 9 December 2011

The fabulously stylish Cullen is one of three boutique hotels in the Art Series Group, which dedicates hotels to individual artists. Australian greats Adam Cullen, John Olsen and Charles Blackman are the first three to be honoured in this way.

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