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277-287 King Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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Hotel Sofia
Ranked #21 of 27 Melbourne B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Hotel Sofia last week on a standard double room, paying $89 for it - and that includes a hot breakfast. It was definitely good value. And the location is also excellent. I'm making it my preferred place to stay now if and when I do have to stay in the Melbourne CBD in the future. Yes, it's... More

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel Sofia offered poor hospitality, in a rather tired and run down premises. Noisy plumbing throughout the night was drowned out after 6.30am by noise from a large construction site immediately behind the building! Breakfast was indifferent, and although supposedly served until 9.30am the heaters were being turned off by 9.15am on one morning!

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

I am currently staying in the hotel with my wife and 6 year old. We left early this morning, came back in the afternoon and the room was not made up. We are 100% certain we put the "make up room sign" on. When we explained the situation, the front desk said they would make the room up. When we... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Although a budget hotel, Hotel Sofia ticked all the boxes required by myself and partner for our 4 night stay. A comfy bed, warm room, TV, really nice tea and coffee, and to top it all off, included was a cooked or continental breakfast downstairs. Bonus too was a fantastic shower, hot and lots of water. On the negative side... More

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Canberra, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

When I book a hotel for the night, I book it for two reasons, a bed for the night and a nice hot shower to wash away the dirty feeling that accompanies travelling and/or partying. While this hotel had a bed, which was nice and comfortable I was extremely frustrated not to be able to take a hot shower 'the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Rude and untrained staff, cheap services, ripping money, I warn not to go to this hotel. The motels are better then this. Reception staff is terrible. Do not waste your money. Particularly bad phone manners, no good receptionist.

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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
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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
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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
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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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Address: 277-287 King Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Melbourne CBD

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