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The Great Southern Hotel

Hotels.comUS$ 86*
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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 89*
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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Had an overnight stay on a budget. this hotel was being renovated but didn't hinder our stay. Clean and bed was comfy. In the middle of Chinatown and a short walk from central station. But surprisingly zero noise!best night sleep!Breakfast good value.Would def stay again.

Thank Raquel B
Tamworth, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel is close to where I needed to go. From Central it's only a block and half away. Check in is very easy and quick. The hotel are doing renovations Atm. This was not a problem. A short walk from Haymarket, Event Cinemas.

Thank lee68g
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I requested a quiet room on a high floor, so why was I given a room at the front of the building? The windows did not open and the A/C was noisy. I was aware of roadworks in front of the hotel which were quiet when I arrived. But at 22.30 they started and the noise went on all night....

Thank female-tourist
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

First off, the hotel is undergoing ongoing renovation (don't expect to sleep later than 8) so the assessment of it may become dated more quickly than usual. The hotel is old and a bit tired. The aircon didn't work and the wi-fi was for purchase. On the good side, the location (very close to Central Train Station, Sydney) is really...

Thank 87,181
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean , if not a bit small rooms . Great location to Chinatown , literally walk out the back door and your there. Markets out the back also. Easy to get to from Central station . Stayed here for a night to attend a concert .

Thank madmickNsw
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best thing about this hotel is the location - that's it. It's a stone's throw from Central Station from where you can get to anywhere. There are other hotels which are near the station, of course but the Great Southern is at the intersection of several major roads and so it's quite easy to go around the city. The...

Thank lexieroo25
Stevenage, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did stay here for New Year, so prices were greatly inflated anyway, but I still think the price was horrendous for what we got. We chose this hotel for the location - about a 30 to 40 minute walk away from the New Year firework spots. The hotel is also within easy reach of a shopping centre and Asian...

Thank Sammy_lou0201
Tehran Province, Iran
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best location,just 2 minute walking distance to Central Train Station and 10 minute to Hyde Park and Oxford street.Easy access to restaurants,bars and night life of Sydney.Staff were very handy and polite.Thanks to Benjamin(works in reception),I got my room when I arrived from a long flight at 10 Am so I got rest.The breakfast is good,Finally I recommend this hotel...

Thank Seyedmajid H
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the Hotel was ok for a one night stay as we were leaving early by train next morning As we went to get the lift to our floor, opened the door and thought it was under repair so went back to the desk to ask how we get to our room and were told that was the working lift wasn't...

1Thank Sue D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived to workmen in the reception area updating the air conditioning system. Despite having paid in full at the time of booking they asked us for a security deposit of $50 per room which I can only assume was in case of damage. The room was extremely dated with little room for luggage or space for clothes. You almost...

Thank TropicalHaven

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Staying in Chinatown

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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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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: ₹ 5,586 - ₹ 11,365 (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 Sydney
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#81 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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“Noisy rooms are on the front. quieter rooms face the inner courtyards”
female-tourist, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Mid range price with less than budget services find a different hotel!!!!”
, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a window with view of street”
helenmpereira63, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you check re times of arrival re food”
, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Check the view from your room some face brick walls”
JenandbrianPerthWA, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
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