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The Great Southern Hotel

4.0 of 5 717 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (Formerly Pacific International Hotel Sydney)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Coming to sydney for holiday or a weekend ? This place is very comfortable though the rooms are smaller than your usual 5 star hotel it is still extremely well appointed clean neat and with very courteous friendly staff. It's only a very short walk to Sydney's paddys market and darling harbour. The hotel has a restaurant that serves a... More 

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20 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the sixth time , iam staying in this hotel. The property is upgraded and well maintained. It is located on george street with in walking distance to the central station and bus stop. plenty of restaurants near by . The rooms are compact but well designed, if you are family ask for the family room. Has a very... More 

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spain
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived at the Hotels with a dubious exterior, it is modelled on the old 1930's style. therefore not very imposing. The staff are mainly Chinese as it is situated in the middle of China Town, but at the top of George street which is a very long Road which goes through the main shopping area and on to the... More 

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I needed to have a overnight stay after the Australian Open Kids Day just to recharge with three children under 10yrs and make an early start to SeaLife . I felt totally relaxed and welcomed as we bombarded through the entrance .The gentlemen at the front entrance Binod calmly and effectively ushered us to reception.His humble and warm nature seemed... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 3 nights over new years and it was a comfortable stay. The room was clean and pretty cozy. Very small (and kind of yucky) washroom though, and the AC didn't work that well. Other than that I enjoyed my stay! New Years eve they also left a complimentary bottle of wine and chocolate in the room... More 

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Narooma
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we had booked originally for 1 night only on the 9/1/15, upon arrival we were greeted by a very friendly man at reception and were informed that we had been given a free upgrade to a much better room (completely unexpected) was a nice surprise. The room we got had a sitting area and a separate bedroom king bed spa... More 

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Berlin
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83 reviews 83 reviews
57 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice hotel in the medium to low price range. It has been built in the 40ies and retains some of the art deco charm. Its location is very convenient. So I give the hotel the best grade that I usually give to hotels that offer wireless in the rooms only after very heavily charging for it: that... More 

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Gosford, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very good budget hotel in a great location in the City. It is close to Central Station, Darling Harbour, shops and all main attractions. Buffet breakfast was well presented. Staff very helpful and friendly and I would stay here again.

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Taree NSW Australia
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166 reviews 166 reviews
39 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only had one night in this hotel, but certainly appreciated the central location. A short walk to Paddy's Market, Chinatown, Darling Harbour, Central Railway and plenty of cafes and restaurants. Plenty of public transport close by. We had a small problem (the TV did not work), so we were moved to another room and given free baggage storage and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Great Southern takes you to another era when you step in. Not much to look at from the outside, but it's beautiful inside. Great furnishings, with the occasional vintage typewriter, camera or record player, and some lovely framed prints of old Sydney. We were pleasantly surprised when we were offered a free upgrade to an executive suite. Just a... More 

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Address: 717 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (Formerly Pacific International Hotel Sydney)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Great Southern Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 165
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Also Known As:
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Great Southern Sydney
Hotel Style:
#14 Best Value Hotel in Sydney
#74 Luxury Hotel in Sydney

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