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The Great Southern Hotel

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Australind, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The great southern hotel is a Beautiful old building situated in a very convenient spot to most of the city's attractions. We stayed here while at a work conference which was only a quick 10 minutes walk . The rooms are dated but beautifully clean and the bathroom the same . Very uncomfortable twin beds found my self rolling towards...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed overnight in Nov 2015 and it was great the 24hr desk service was great as I got in late and whilst I was hungry and wasn't told that the kitchen at the restaurant will close shortly I was able to take a walk up the hill and go to the supermarket for food. Room was ample and tucked...

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Good hotel for overnight stay prior to going overseas ask for a inner room away from George St noise will stay again restaurant good down stairs room had all you need restaurant downstairs has breakfast plus dinner at night very good staff at reception quite impressed overall central to city

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

the room is too small , shower too small , they charge extra for room cleaning , the carpet was not clean . the bed was small but comfortable enough but definitely not a room with a view . Walk to Darling Harbour around 15 -20mins depending on walking status and Market City is just there

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Young nsw
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great location .hotel under repair at moment but still was great. Staff were or helpful and friendly .room comfortable and clean . Little noisy at times from outside traffic .bar area nice and staff Wonderfull .close to markets ,tram and buses .and only a short walk to cinema .

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here one night (too many). The hotel is undergoing air conditioning upgrades, with portable aircon units in the lobby area. The reception had also been moved temporarily. There was no aircon in the room and windows sealed so they couldn't be opened. Although we put the aircon on it only blew warm air out, so very uncomfortable in...

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Thank Alice N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very good service clean rooms good meals great location but having renovations at the moment so when they are finished it will be so much better. Over all the hotel and all the staff do a fantastic job will be staying here a lot moore

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose here for a 1 night stopover because of its price and proximity to Chinatown and Darling harbour. Its also only a few minutes walk from Central station which gives you great access to all of Sydney by train and bus. The hotel obviously was an old original Sydney pub but it has been renovated beautifully. The room although...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is undergoing refurbishment. Reception has been temporarily moved and there are portable air conditioning units all over the place. Our room was comfortable enough but dated. Not sure if the refurbishing will reach it though! Room air conditioning only seemed to blow air, uncooked, so sleeping was not that comfortable. En suite was a bit cramped. Perhaps remove...

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Kiama, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice stay.Very polite and helpful staff,quick check in .Very clean rooms.Great position close to Central Station,CBD,China Town,Paddy's market,Theatres and Restaurants.Walk through the doors to have a social relaxed drink at the bar also a very nice restaurant.

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Chinatown
Tiger-flanked archways on Dixon Street mark the entrance to the “little Asia” of Sydney. A walk through Chinatown is a feast for the senses where aromas, tastes, sounds and visions of dancing tigers transport you to a different world. Chinatown visitors can expect a melting pot of Asian food at the neighbourhood's specialty delis and groceries. From yum cha to handmade noodles, BBQ ducks hanging in the window to Asian sweets and bakeries, there is something for all tastes. Paddy’s Markets is the largest flea market in Sydney where you can find souvenirs, clothing, gifts and fruit and vegetables at unbeatable prices. At night, Chinatown comes alive with entertainment including theatre, nightclubs and bars that are open until the early morning.
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about The Great Southern Hotel

Address: 717 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (Formerly Pacific International Hotel Sydney)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Chinatown
Price Range: ₹ 6,021 - ₹ 12,958 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Great Southern Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 165
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Great Southern Hotel
Great Southern Sydney
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#16 Best Value Hotel in Sydney
#76 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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“Make sure you check re times of arrival re food”
 of 5 bubbles , 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Check the view from your room some face brick walls”
 of 5 bubbles JenandbrianPerthWA, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“.6th floor was nice.”
 of 5 bubbles sue0156, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Enquire if all renovations finished before booking. Not a good hotel as it stands now.”
 of 5 bubbles E5781XYlisab, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“rooms with low numbers on each floor are at the rear away from George St”
 of 5 bubbles Footpeg, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
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