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    The Great Southern Hotel

    717 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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    Reviewed 6 October 2015

    Checked in for 3 nights on Saturday the day before the 2015 NRL Grand Final. It was my son and I. The guy at the check-in desk told me that we had received a free upgrade, cool I thought. Anyway we got to our room...More

    Thank Peter M
    Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

    We discovered this hotel by accident and so glad we did! Out of 4 nights in Sydney, we ate here twice. Simple, delicious pub meals and amazing value for money! Deals during the week, we were there on a Tuesday for a T-bone steak and...More

    1  Thank PDCE
    Reviewed 27 September 2015

    When searching for hotel s in Sydney, I found that they were a little on the high side (like most things in Sydney) so wasn’t too picky when booking. Although not exactly cheap, I was pleasantly surprised with the quality of this hotel and superb...More

    1  Thank AttentiveTraveller
    Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

    Good location in China Town. Close to the train station and Darling. Also a great 30min. walk to Opera house. The hotel is old and worn. No lobby area but a great bar attached to the hotel. A disappointment was that one has to pay...More

    1  Thank Kristian S
    Reviewed 25 September 2015

    Family room huge ,large beds,very clean ,staff lovely and walking distance to public transport and many attractions.Great eating and pub down stairs and china town on door step. Don't judge book by its cover, looks tacky and old outside but lovely surprise inside. Only downside...More

    Thank Dodey08
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    • US$ 81 - US$ 213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #82 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 165
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    Gina F
    18 July 2017|
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    Response from Sophie C | Reviewed this property |
    I'm so sorry for the delay in responding! Thankfully a few others have helped out! Yes, it is :)
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    KimR626
    16 February 2017|
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    Response from Janette O | Reviewed this property |
    not sure of parking but close to Central Railway
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    5 November 2016|
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    Response from Beryl R | Reviewed this property |
    The cooks on duty, so when you enter the dining room ask them to cook your eggs according to your wishes. I'm sure they will oblige.
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    "Level 3 is too dim. Go higher ."
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    "At the moment you want to be away from George St."
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    "Nothing really special on any floor. Internal courtyard. No views"
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    "Room 214 was good"
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