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The Great Southern Hotel

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Forster, Australia
Reviewed 26 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 26 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 24 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 (Bombay), India
Reviewed 21 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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North Haven, Australia
Reviewed 19 May 2015

I have stayed here on numerous occasions. Would not stay anywhere else when in Sydney. It is clean, comfortable and the staff are excellent. Food is very good but is 'pub grub' Very close to public transport and China town. Can walk into the heart of the city about 10-15 mins or get a bus from the front door. Good...

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2Thank 347walterp
Reviewed 16 May 2015

The hotel is at top end of George street, close to Central Railway. Every form of transport is so convenient, plus it is close to Chinatown, Darling Harbour etc - ideally suited for our party of 30 interstaters. Rooms were clean, though dated. Room service was tops. Excellent Restaurant on ground floor with excellent selection at very reasonable prices. Their...

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2Thank Majellan T
Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 11 May 2015

We have stayed here numerous times over the years and keep coming back. Some rooms are better than others and apart from the time we got upgraded to a suite, the rooms overlooking the street at the back rather than the George St front or centre of the building have suited us best. Clean and well located near Chinatown and...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Spending a few days in Sydney was going to be enjoyable but the hotel experience wasn't up to standard. This started when we discovered that there was a SURCHARGE for using Eftpos to pay. OK, some places charge for using credit cards but NOT for Eftpos which is your own money. The check-in was pretty standard otherwise before we got...

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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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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 - $229 (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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“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!!!!”
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“Ask for a room with a window with view of street”
helenmpereira63, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
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