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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 28 May 2015

My visit to the Great Southern Hotel was to enable me to take in the Vivid light show. Being very close to Central Station the hotel was well placed to enable me to pack in lots of other activities during my weekend stay. I was out and about during most of Saturday, which meant that I didn't make much use...

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Bulli, Australia
Reviewed 27 May 2015

A great one night stay! Stayed on the 4th floor, security lift, in a twin room (2 single beds) and as I was alone, the concierge apologised for not being able to give me a double/queen room, as they were at capacity. No problem! Comfy bed and pillow, extra fluffy blanket (it's Winter) and absolutely no street noise or sound...

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Reviewed 27 May 2015

If you are a business traveller and looking for a place to stay right in the city, this is a very good place. Rooms are old but neat. Nothing exciting though. TV was a disappointment. The closeness to railway station is a plus.

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City of Greater Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Close to just about everything even walking distance if you feel like it to Darling Harbor or walk down George Street to Circular Quay..Catch light rail to casino or stop off at Darling Harbor, or visit the Aquarium or Chinese garden

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Forster, Australia
Reviewed 27 May 2015

An excellent place to stay. Old fashioned, with an old fashioned/modern restaurant on the ground floor. The floors squeak a bit, but it is clean and comfortable. On George Street, in the heart of the CBD, it is close to Central railway station, China Town, and 3 train stops away from the harbour and Circular Quay.

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Narooma
Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

Stayed here again for 3 nights last week. It was just as good as when we stayed in January nice big room clean and comfortable, the only gripe is when we booked online we requested a George street facing room and this was ignored. The location of this hotel is excellent.

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Shepparton
Reviewed 26 May 2015

having stayed at this hotel numerous times I have no hesitation in recommending it. The location is great , Central station,Paddys market+ China town are close by.We are able to come and go as We please, staff are great.

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Bathurst, Australia
Reviewed 26 May 2015

We needed a hotel in the city to see the Vivid festival. The Great Southern Hotel offered great value at AUD74 per night for a queen size bed. My expectations weren't high as it was originally an old pub in the downtown area near Central Station. The room was not huge but perfectly suitable with wardrobe, ensuite, free to air...

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

Had booked my accomodation through Hotels.com for a cheap weekend away with some friends. The hotel is a bit on the 'heritage' list with simple, clean rooms with rustic furniture. Nice enough if you aren't spending a lot of time in the room, very handy to Chinatown and the Entertainment Centre, and not too far from the Broadway. There were...

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Mumbai, India
Reviewed 22 May 2015

Very disappointing - the first room I was given looked out to other rooms and was totally claustrophobic - I asked to be moved to another room and the request was accomodated rather grudgingly the next day. This room had paper thin walls - I could hear banging of doors from other guests, conversations and even snoring. Eww. To top...

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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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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: ₹ 6,022 - ₹ 13,418 (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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#14 Best Value Hotel in Sydney
#77 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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“Make sure you check re times of arrival re food”
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“.6th floor was nice.”
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“Enquire if all renovations finished before booking. Not a good hotel as it stands now.”
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