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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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  • 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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Loughborough
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

By far the best option if you are a couple compared to backpackers. Clean room with everything you need. Great location on George street ( free bus outside to circular key) near Capitol theatre. More than happy with price!!!Great experience hadx

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Perfect in every way except a few niggly bits. The rooms are comfortable clean and great value for money. The hotel is in a good location. The staff are friendly enough. The only down side is the wifi is mega overpriced, breakfast is expensive and you have to pay to store your luggage if you need to leave your bags... More 

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Canberra
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a great place to stay mid week but over the top pricing on weekends. I've stayed here many times (even on weekends) and it has always felt comfortable. The price of breakfast has gone up and it wasn't flash when it was $16. Bags can be left but they charge $2 per bag. Rooms are smallish and some... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Coming to sydney for holiday or a weekend ? This place is very comfortable though the rooms are smaller than your usual 5 star hotel it is still extremely well appointed clean neat and with very courteous friendly staff. It's only a very short walk to Sydney's paddys market and darling harbour. The hotel has a restaurant that serves a... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the sixth time , iam staying in this hotel. The property is upgraded and well maintained. It is located on george street with in walking distance to the central station and bus stop. plenty of restaurants near by . The rooms are compact but well designed, if you are family ask for the family room. Has a very... More 

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spain
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the Hotels with a dubious exterior, it is modelled on the old 1930's style. therefore not very imposing. The staff are mainly Chinese as it is situated in the middle of China Town, but at the top of George street which is a very long Road which goes through the main shopping area and on to the... More 

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I needed to have a overnight stay after the Australian Open Kids Day just to recharge with three children under 10yrs and make an early start to SeaLife . I felt totally relaxed and welcomed as we bombarded through the entrance .The gentlemen at the front entrance Binod calmly and effectively ushered us to reception.His humble and warm nature seemed... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 3 nights over new years and it was a comfortable stay. The room was clean and pretty cozy. Very small (and kind of yucky) washroom though, and the AC didn't work that well. Other than that I enjoyed my stay! New Years eve they also left a complimentary bottle of wine and chocolate in the room... More 

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Narooma
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we had booked originally for 1 night only on the 9/1/15, upon arrival we were greeted by a very friendly man at reception and were informed that we had been given a free upgrade to a much better room (completely unexpected) was a nice surprise. The room we got had a sitting area and a separate bedroom king bed spa... More 

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Berlin
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85 reviews 85 reviews
58 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice hotel in the medium to low price range. It has been built in the 40ies and retains some of the art deco charm. Its location is very convenient. So I give the hotel the best grade that I usually give to hotels that offer wireless in the rooms only after very heavily charging for it: that... 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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Also Known As:
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Great Southern Sydney
Hotel Style:
#14 Best Value Hotel in Sydney
#74 Luxury Hotel in Sydney

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