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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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The Great Southern Hotel
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Ranked #94 of 175 Hotels in Sydney
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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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Branxton
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Great Southern hotel is central and very tidy. The food is amazing and great value for money. Bar staff are friendly. We had a small group staying in several rooms. Great access from Central Station

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Greater Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved the location to Central Railway Station,Darling Harbour and China Town. Wonderful staff who couldn't do enough.Close to Restaurants and all the shopping in George Street.Easy walking distance to the Queen Victoria Building.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very good buffet breakfast, good room with a very comfortable bed. Enjoyed the bar (& meals) with the Fox Sports (Rugby - Highlanders beat the Waratahs!, League, Cricket & Aussie Rules). Good service from the staff. A very central place to stay - close to Chinatown markets. Internet wifi is expensive. Room was quiet.

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The Entrance, Australia
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50 hotel reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We checked in after a train trip from Broken Hill & they must have had a few unoccupied upgrade rooms, as both we & the couple before us were given fantastic suites for the night. We've stayed there before & normal rooms are very spacious, comfortable, quiet & clean, but this was something else. The suite could easily accommodate a... More 

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Paris, France
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14 reviews 14 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was staying there for two nights, the booking was made by the travel agency. I had no trouble checking in since I could speak English but I saw people struggling with their check in procedure. The room was ok but not excellent, always in the dark and with vue on a small street. The cleaning service was ok but... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stay at this hotel every time I visit Sydney especially for any events close to the centre of Sydney. It never fails to disappoint me. The staff are always friendly and efficient. The rooms are always clean. There are three options for breakfast and they all are great value. The hotel is close to major entertainment and eating venues.... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel location, great food, However, I could hear ALL that went on in the bathroom of the room behind our bed, toilet flushing, shower water etc... Also Noisy/ loud patrons kept us awake till after midnight 2 of the 5 nights we were there. I think they were on the walkways have a smoke- laughing loud etc...

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Laurieton, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took 18 people to this hotel for a one night stay this week . All our dealings were with pleasant helpful staff even when we booked 11 rooms some months ago. The rooms were modern and very clean. Had a great nights sleep too. Dinner is available in the dining room/restaurant. Because there is a real pub attached to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is great location transport at door free up and down George street happy hour 5-7 good cheep meals served at the bar what more could you want the room was nice clean fresh towels and a good night sleep a must stay before you die and thanks to the bar staff x glyn Williams Callala bay nsw.

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I live on the Central Coast and were undertaking a train trip to Broken Hill. The one direct train a week departs Sydney Central at 6.15 am on Monday Mornings. Therefore so as to beat the need to rise a 2.00 am to get to Sydney in time to board the "Outback Explorer" we decided to spend... More 

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