Named after artist John Olsen's personal and passionate experience and the predominant subject matter of his works - Lake Eyre, the new penthouse is set atop the flagship hotel's 14th floor. It overlooks the original John Olsen Penthouse, and boasts original artworks complemented by 180-degree views across Melbourne's CBD.
The Lake Eyre Penthouse is a unique living space that has been specifically designed to be the ultimate wellness retreat. An expansive private sanctuary, it boasts a full size kitchen with an artisan water ionizer to mineralise and structure alkaline drinking water for optimum digestive health, alongside water filtering throughout to eliminate fluoride and chlorine to promote healthy skin and hair.
The large open-plan design includes lounge, dining room spaces and a master king-sized room featuring signature Art Series bedding. Alongside this, the penthouse features vast outdoor spa and entertainment area, including its own herb garden, vitamin D therapy deck, and separate cold 17-degree plunge pool and 30-degree silver ionized hydrotherapy spa. It offers the ultimate in relaxation and detoxification.
The 160 square metre private sanctuary, The John Olsen Penthouse, also has every creature comfort with 180 degree city views, large balcony for entertaining, eight person spa pool, two bedrooms, full gourmet kitchen and dining table with optional private butler service to accompany a dinner party or cocktail party.
Located in Melbourne's hottest location, The Olsen is the ultimate luxury hospitality experience. The hotel offers private tours with an in-house art curator, art channel and art library in every suite. Smart cars, Kronan Scooters and bicycles are available, each branded with John Olsen's exciting works, and knowledgeable, enthusiastic staff are the cornerstone of every experience.
The Art Series Hotel Group concept is the brainchild of Melbourne dynamo Will Deague. The Cullen, The Olsen and The Blackman are the first in a series of art hotels opening around Australia, set to expand with the next development, The Watson in Adelaide, currently under construction and due to open later in 2014.
The -Lake Eyre' Penthouse sleeps two and is available to book for $3,500 per night.