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All 25 Melbourne B&Bs / inns

Hotel Sofia

277-287 King Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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Hotel Sofia
Ranked #20 of 25 Melbourne B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Stayed for 1 week. Woke up to demolition noises every week day morning at 7am Sharp! Bobcats and Diggers tearing down an old building on the back of the hotel, so ask for a room at the front. The rooms are basic but clean and tidy. The breakfast selection was limited, and never changed. The lady serving breakfast was also... More

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Hobart, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Arrived for an overnight stay. We were mysteriously upgraded to a superior room as soon as we arrived. Upon entering the room was very unpleasant and very poor quality - the phone did not work so I rang from my mobile and were told if we needed anything we would have to go downstairs! The lamps were ripped and shabby.... More

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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Upon arriving, the place was dirty, smelly and the staff were very rude. we were told it was 4.5 star, more like 1 star. Back packers would of been more cleaner. we felt un safe. After telling management it was not what was advertised and we require a refund, they refused. we contacted wot if, who were and are extremely... More

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Wales
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Stayed for 6 days during the British Lions tour. Hotel was clean and quiet, had breakfast which was a bonus. Ajoins a pub thats does really nice meals that are reasonably priced. Location is close to the main railway staion and tram stop that includes the free city tram. The only downside was you had to give a $150 "bond"... More

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Launceston, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

A very nice place to stay for a short stay, the room was small but it was ample for the short stay, very clean, staff helpful and the room was quite quiet at night. Breakfast was ample and plenty, with scrambled eggs, bacon, eggs, toast, cereals, fruit and juices. The hotel is near the king st tram stop and a... More

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Wollongong, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

After gaining last minute tickets to Australian Open, I then had the mad internet search for some reasonable accomodation for my son and I. Hotel Sophia ticked the boxes with availability, close to tram stop and reasonable price. After booking this hotel I read some of the reviews and was worried what my son and I were going to encounter.... More

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Slough, Berkshire
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

We stayed at the Hotel Sofia for one night as we were in Melbourne for a gig at the Etihad Stadium. The location was great for the stadium, train station, bars and shops. We had a double room with shared bathroom, which was clean and had most facilities you could want. Could have done with a bit more shelf space... More

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Sydney
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

I don’t know if this review is still helpful as we stayed here in 2009. My partner and I were students and were looking for budget accommodation. Only good thing about this hotel was its location. I was taken aback by the shabby hallways and room. Thank god we had a friend who was taking us around both days and... More

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
158 reviews 158 reviews
40 hotel reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

The location of the hotel is within walking distance to Melbourne's Southern Cross Railway Station - about 4 streets away and Melbourne's free Public City Circle Tram just 1 street away. Melbourne's famous Queen Victoria Market is nearby. The hotel is very dated with worn and old furniture in the rooms, especially the stained carpets and chairs. This hotel needs... More

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Hobart, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012 via mobile

So I stayed at this place last year, spent hours writing a review to add to the 400 others that hated the place and for some reason they are no longer on here... Hmmm I wonder who could of deleted it off??? Waste of time really because by the looks of it, the new reviews are not much better... I... More

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Address: 277-287 King Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Melbourne CBD
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Ranked #20 of 25 B&Bs / Inns in Melbourne

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