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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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Townsville
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124 reviews 124 reviews
9 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location to train station. Paid less than $100 a night yet the room quality was really good and very clean. Some rooms are a little noisy, we have stayed a few times, some rooms quieter than others. Hot water is very good and staff so pleasant

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My visit to the Great Southern Hotel was to enable me to take in the Vivid light show. Being very close to Central Station the hotel was well placed to enable me to pack in lots of other activities during my weekend stay. I was out and about during most of Saturday, which meant that I didn't make much use... More 

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Bulli, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago 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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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago 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 4 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 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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