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The Great Southern Hotel

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Bathurst, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Short walk from Central railway station to get direct train to domestic or international terminals. eateries nearby. Clean modern rooms good showers. good price when np festivals on in Sydney (see their website).

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NSW Australaia
Reviewed 1 week ago

To be fair the Great Southern Hotel is undergoing renovations, probably why rooms were so cheap. It was a rainy night and my usual accommodation was booked out, so I took a punt and booked a room at the Great Southern. AS George Street is having work done I was advised to approach the Hotel from the Back, through Chinatown...

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Lake Munmorah
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for first time, room was quite reasonable ,room had been freshly painted and a newly renovated bathroom, air com worked well. Only a small room but comfortable and just what we needed only cost $119 for the night, very close to paddys markets short 5 min walk from .Central station . Hotel has a restaurant & bar Will...

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Thank sixfriends44
Melbourne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my go-to Hotels in Sydney when on personal time. The location is superb, the rooms are always clean and comfortable (albeit sometimes small an often a bit spartan, but there's no great problem in that for me). The bar and restaurant downstairs is great, with good honest food at reasonable prices. Bonus for showing AFL matches!...

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Long Jetty, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Again we chose a stay at the Great Southern Hotel in Sydney because of its proximity to Central Station for an early train to the International Airport. The room was cheaper at $129 because the hotel is undergoing extensive renovation. Room 410 was surprisingly small with no assigned space for our bags. They had to be placed on the floor...

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Thank BL1947
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed my stay in this hotel! Really clean and comfortable the staff were all accommodating and friendly and really helped me with finding out about the city as it was my first trip to Sydney. The hotel is in the perfect location and really good value for money! Would definitely stay here again! (:

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Keighley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 8 nights so we could visit our son who we also booked a room for, the rooms were clean and great for what we wanted, fridge and tea and coffee. We didn't get room service so we had to get clean towels and bedding from reception which was no trouble at all, could get what ever we...

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Bathurst, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Reasonably priced hotel located close to Central station, Chinatown and Paddy's Markets and a 15 minute walk up George street to Town Hall, the Staff are pleasant, the room was smallish but clean, only downside was the bed was a little soft.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and two colleagues have just completed a three night stay and I would visit again. Compared to other Sydney hotels I've stayed in, the rooms are spacious and the location is good. As the hotel is in Chinatown, there are countless places to eat, however the hotel also offers a great bar and restaurant with cheap, delicious food. The...

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Farmborough Heights
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were surprised to find The Great Southern Hotel in a lovely restored state. Our room was neat, tidy and comfortable. The hotel is being restored back to the old world charm. It is a great place to stay if you have to catch an early train, as Sydney main station, Central Station, is just a short 4 minute walk...

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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: $98 - $231 (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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#81 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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“Room 214 was good”
sixfriends44, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a restored room.”
peterwT2266CT, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“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
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