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    The Great Southern Hotel

    717 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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    • Excellent16%
    • Very good46%
    • Average24%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible5%
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    “central station” (158 reviews)
    “paddy's market” (62 reviews)
    “george street” (69 reviews)
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Really enjoyed our stay, the restaurant meals are good. The location was perfect for what we wanted to do. Overall it was a great cheap place to stay if you are just looking for somewhere to sleep and eat.

    Thank Michelle R
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We picked this hotel because it was close to Central Station and it looked good on the website. Overall not impressed. It is close to the station but not really any other positives. Booked a twin room with my daughter. Beds were more like hammocks....More

    Thank ASIAC64
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The room was fine for what we paid. The biggest problem was lack of free internet. A charge of 25 dollars a day crazy. Also on checking out they requested a 2 dollar per item to store our bags . Not good

    Thank rogergiles123
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed 4 nights and actually started counting down the hours almost so I could escape the small room! There was 2 of us and just not enough space to unpack anything other than a few things in wardrobe. Couple of very small drawers. Cover on...More

    Thank Jazjem109
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The hotel is located very near to the Central railway station, which has a direct link from the airport and to the CBD so is ideally suited for the weary international traveller. However having travelled 12,000 miles it would have been nice to have had...More

    Thank Heidi G
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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
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    • Hotel Amenities
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Restaurant
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    Details
    • Price range
    • US$72 - US$219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #84 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 165
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    • Location
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    • New South Wales >
    • Sydney >
    • Chinatown
    • Also Known As
    • Great Southern Hotel ,
    • Great Southern Sydney
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    Bathroom (28)
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    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
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    Gina F
    18 July 2017|
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    Response from TimeLordAU | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, the same key as your room
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    KimR626
    15 February 2017|
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    Response from Glenn T | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry for the late reply. The hotel has a car park underneath. Not sure if rates though.
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    PADDLE4857
    4 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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    "If you want a view, you better ask. We just had a brick wall to look at"
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    "dont have room 107. Right next to elevator"
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    "try Adina hotels.... or any other you will be disappointed if you stay here."
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    "Rooms were clean & functional. Avoid room 607."
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