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The Great Southern Hotel

717 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (Formerly Pacific International Hotel Sydney)
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  • Location
    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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Bulli, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A great one night stay! Stayed on the 4th floor, security lift, in a twin room (2 single beds) and as I was alone, the concierge apologised for not being able to give me a double/queen room, as they were at capacity. No problem! Comfy bed and pillow, extra fluffy blanket (it's Winter) and absolutely no street noise or sound... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are a business traveller and looking for a place to stay right in the city, this is a very good place. Rooms are old but neat. Nothing exciting though. TV was a disappointment. The closeness to railway station is a plus.

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Geelong Bellarine, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Close to just about everything even walking distance if you feel like it to Darling Harbor or walk down George Street to Circular Quay..Catch light rail to casino or stop off at Darling Harbor, or visit the Aquarium or Chinese garden

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Forster
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46 reviews 46 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

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... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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... More 

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