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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed for the first at this hotel and found it to be very central to all places such as the railway station,all shopping areas. The hotel is heritage listed and the decor was like a museum . The reception staff very friendly and always willing to help. The meals were very nice. The bar staff were... More

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the GSH for our first visit and were pleasantly surprised. It ticked all of the boxes for location (we caught the train), cleanliness, value and overall convenience. Room was everything it needed to be, quieter than we thought it would be and to top things off, the Great Southern Bar represented excellent value for both food and... More

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Pebble Beach
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is terrific, walking distance to a lot of cool bars, restaurants and major attractions. However, the rooms themselves were quite small and the bathroom, especially the shower, was rather dirty.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the hotel from 19-06-2014 to 24-06-2014.Location of the hotel is its greatest advantage and all places of interest are easily accesceble.The hotel itself is a Heritage Hotel and the lobby itself is like a small museum.The reception personnel are quite friendly. The only down-side is the room size which is small and cramped. I would definetly stay... More

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was perfect for me - just an overnight stay to catch up with friends which was close to Central Station. Loved that there was a bar here as well which was handy as a meeting place. Will definitely stay here again.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed over in this hotel for almost a week. Its really convenient getting to places like central station and the paddy's market. However, the rooms wasn't as large as was depicted online (which was a little disappointing). Nonetheless, the experience was a good one.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My stay was only for one night. Check-In/Check-Out process was smooth and the customer service excellent. The room was quite clean, and reasonably sized (not too large, but not ridiculously small either). The rate I received was excellent considering the convenient location. The Hotel is just a 5 minute walk from Central Station. The noise from the bar/restaurant on the... More

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Swindon
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20 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in the Great Southern recently and wanted to share my experience. Check In was smooth and done within 5 minutes which was good - only criticism might be that the Reception desk is very small - barely enough for 2 people to stand at so no privacy really. It was a slight departure from the norm to have... More

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San Ramon, California
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7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the Great Southern Hotel at the end of an Australia trip so we would be close to the airport. The cost was very reasonable, the room was spotless, the bed was comfortable. It is an older hotel but I would say that it is very well kept up. Many of the public areas are quite beautiful. There is... More

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Sydney, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were only in the city for one night and I found this hotel to be absolutely perfect for our needs. Very close to Central Station, The customer service is fabulous, and the retro decor is very original. It's like visiting a hotel in the 1920s with all the modern accoutrements. Definitely will stay there again!

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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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