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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

they advertise that they can assist with parking, but just say its up the road..... the room smelt the worse than I was prepared to stay in for more than a few moments. reception was unattended and took a phone call to gain attention......I guessing not the fault of the nice lady working there at the time. It was a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Arrived early,[1.30 pm ] no problems,only staying one night. Upgraded to best available vacant room with a smile. Breakfast next morning $6.00 Continental or $9.00 cooked. Paid under Aud.$100.00 for room and 2 breakfasts. Makes a lot of other Melbourne hotel prices look SILLY!

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Mount Gambier, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here in a room on first floor. Had a room with shared bathroom. Had no problems with that. Room was clean & tidy, close to all area in the Melbourne CBD. It's a short walk from Southern Cross Station on Spencer St & also close tram lines. My room was 105 which faced King st & if you font... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice room and bathroom. Clean and tidy. I liked it. Good location as well. I had noisy neighbours in room next door. But not really the Hotel's fault. They were clearly low class from their conversation. Receptionist was 'robotic' in her check in routine. Felt more like I was at a railway station window buying a ticket. I actually booked... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This isn't a luxury stay by any means but it was affordable and close to the market and stations. The room is very small- but all we really needed for 2 nights. They only clean your room once every 3 days which was fine with us. One thing is during the day there was cleaning supplies , dirty sheets, tools,... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little hotel is a gem. I stayed in a Standard double here for 2 nights and would happily stay again. Clean new bathroom. Close to Spencer Street Station and only a free tram away from the Bourke Street Mall. Rate includes breakfast eggs, fried and scrambled, bacon, pancakes, toast, cereal, juice and coffee. Meals are available in the bar.... More 

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Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel is well placed to get to and from as long as you do it via public transport as parking anywhere near this hotel is a premium. Rooms small but clean with tea and coffee facilities. not much room for suitcases. Breakfast was a very pleasant surprise and a must if you stay here.

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London
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was dirty and had a stained carpet and a cracked window. Some tiles in the bathroom were broken and there were stains throughout the room and bathroom. There was noise from renovation of the hotel. The double bed was very small and there was very little space for anything. The room felt like a shoe-box. The toilets, had... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The check-in was easy but finding our room was like traveling through a maze and when we got to the room, I must admit, I was a bit surprised. The walls were rather filthy, with a huge crack up the middle, the "double bed" was two single beds pushed together and there was very little space for anything. We got... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location near to Southern Cross, and Skybus terminus suited me. Also near to Victoria Markets. However at night I was not comfortable out on the street on my own. Service is not a word in the vocabulary of staff. Several times I felt that I was in the way of staff going about their jobs. They were neither friendly... More 

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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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Additional Information about Hotel Sophia

Address: 277 King St | Box 14116, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
Price Range: $80 - $323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Sophia 4*
Number of rooms: 49
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Sophia Hotel Melbourne
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#110 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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“Smile at receptionist for best room available.”
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