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The Great Southern Hotel

4.0 of 5 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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Great Southern Hotel in Sydney has the location, a competitive tariff, cleanliness and friendly efficient staff however the late night noise is concerning. It is possible that the noise is coming from itinerant workers in the construction industry who have permanent bookings. I believe hotel staff try to place guests away from the noisy rooms whenever possible? Our room... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I recently stayed at the Great Southern Hotel in Sydney. The location was excellent and the lobby had a nice classic rustic feel to it, however the room was tiny. I had a couple of friends come for a drink in my room and there was hardly any space. For what i paid i would have expected a little better.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were happy with this hotel for the price we paid. 2 nights for $298 was most acceptable. Food experience was probably ordinary but not overpriced and so we are not unhappy about that. We would certainly stay there again. Treated politely at all times and all good as far as we are concerned.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Little bugs all over my room, mostly in the bathroom. They were landing on me while I was trying to shower and got on my tooth brush. Looks like they came through the fan vent. Really gross. Other than that, there was no shelf space in the bathroom so all my make up products were balancing on the sink. The... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We walked in off the street and had a good an surprisingly affordable dinner. Steaks were cooked the way we liked and the daily specials were also very good. Kids meals came at same time as adults which we really like. I reckon we are back since it is also nice and close to Mercure Hotel and Central Station

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have stayed here several times over the last few years but I must say that after our last stay I don't know if I'll be back.. Proximity is still great, but everything else seems to have gone down hill.. Room was small and stuffy (worst I have ever stayed in at this hotel) air con not working.. Buffet breakfast... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Picked this hotel for the price and location. Would be fine if you are a heavy sleeper as it is 1am and the room next door is watching the tv and I can hear every word, cough and laugh... Usually doesn't bother me but it is Sunday and I have to be at a work thing early tomorrow (today). Go... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

must agree that this hotel is in a very convenient location, short walk to almost everything - central station; china town / market city and etc. despite from that, it is a really basic hotel, 3 star at most. small room, small bathroom, average bed, basic amenity, no view... it was clean though, and the hotel staffs were quite friendly.... More

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Picton, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at this hotel a few times now when I have something on at night in the city - and the room rate is particularly good. It's not a flash hotel - but it has some history as a heritage-listed building and I like the feel of it. Art deco in style, some rooms have furniture dating back... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I always use this hotel for any trips to Sydney as it close to everything I need...transport and entertainment are close by...the room rates are great value for money...the hotel may look old for some but that is part of the hotel's charms...they have reasonably priced breakfast options and there is a bar downstairs if you need something to drink...plenty... 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*
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