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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Newcastle, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This rambling Art Deco hotel is well presented and represents great value for accommodation in downtown Sydney. It is close to Central Station and the bus stop is at the door. Paddy's Market and China Town are close by. The room was clean, spacious and comfortable and very quiet, but it should have a bench for suitcases. The bistro style... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice hotel, central location with free CBD bus close by and central station within walking distance. You can walk to the main central shopping area, Paddy's Market (just around the corner), Darling Harbour from the hotel. Room clean, comfortable beds, friendly staff, great room service each day. I also liked the Art Deco look. Internet in the lobby was shocking,... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I will be listing the pros and cons of the hotel so as to help you guys make an informed decision. PROS: - Great location. Just a short 5-min walk from Central station to the hotel and there's a bus stop located right outside with multiple buses that will take you to Circular Quay. - The room I stayed in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good meal and met with old work friends, recommend for a lunch and a drink. If you are in Sydney drop in have a drink and enjoy a good meal at a very competitive price. The chicken schnitzel is fresh and a good size for a Humfrey person or if you want value for money.

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Bathurst, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Central Station just up the road, Paddy's markets just out the back and a short walk to China Town and Darling Harbour. Brilliant location and a cheerful, comfortable place to stay. My second time here. I will be back.

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Launceston, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Great Southern Hotel is in a great location close to Central Station. Easy access to all amenities. One staff member in particular downstairs in the gaming area was a bit off. 4 of us called in for a coffee before retiring for the night and after waiting for over half an hour for our drinks we walked out. The... More 

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Ebor, New South Wales, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed a night either end of our south pacific cruise. The rooms were comfortable and service very good. Close to Chinatown and other attractions in the CBD. Reasonably priced and all in all adequate for our purposes.

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

stayed 3 nights,found room clean& comfortable & staff helpful &friendly.had buffet breakfast in the restaurant each morning which had a nice choice of all we needed.This hotel is set in a great location & reasonably priced.100metres to central railway station,50m to markets & foodstores & restaurants in Chinatown.A free bus 555 can be caught right out the front of hotel... More 

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Australia
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516 reviews 516 reviews
39 hotel reviews
531 helpful votes 531 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small and cramped rooms with little room to move inside. Dated fittings and not a place you could spend time relaxing in your room. Located in Chinatown and close to Central Station. Not the most salubrious area of Sydney but convenient for Darling Harbour and events around Central Station. Staff were pleasant but a hotel that charges to hold your... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is in a good location for rail and bus links,the 555 free bus stops outside and takes you to the harbour. The hotel itself is interesting as it has a lot of its art deco past still intact. The room we stayed in was comfortable but with no view, the cleaning of the room was not up to... 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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#13 Best Value Hotel in Sydney
#71 Luxury Hotel in Sydney

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