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The Great Southern Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   44 Spencer St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Formerly Hotel Enterprize)
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beck2202 Melbourne, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great Southern Hotel - the location is good with trams and the Southern Cross station is just up the road. It was being renovated to when we stayed but the rooms was quiet and the staff were very friendly and very apologetic with the renovation but we didn't mind. value for money, our room was cleaned and linen were changed... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was told that there were renovations going on the lobby but didn't impact on my room so who cares!!!! I was on the 4th floor. Rooms were a bit tiny but otherwise it was very clean and had all the that you needed in a hotel room and I really I wasn't in my room all day it was... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Currently under construction so don't stay if service is your priority. This is a budget hotel in process of updating its reception and rooms. For the price, under $80, you are staying in super central melbourne (stones throw from the gorgeous south bank and crown casino) and in the hub of public transport. We stayed in their brand new modern... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was by far the WORST "hotel" (more like a hostel) I have ever stayed at. Picture an old abandoned jail/mental hospital, you get the picture. I actually feel dirty thinking about the place. The insides are awful, I actually dreaded going back there at the end of the day as it was SO foul. The corridors are loud and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked hotel as a last minute decision and was quite cheap for such a great location , walking distance from Crown Casino. Was aware that renovations were happening and it is a bit of a rabbit warren at the moment. Our room, whilst small was very modern and would certainly recommend this place to any one wanting a night in... More

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Boorhaman, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel was in a good location, and the hotel assistants were very friendly, but the rooms were a bit old, but still adequate because we only stayed a night. We thought the hotel could use some reovating, and i have seen that they have started that more recently.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed here in March and swore would never return, well we did and what a surprise. they are renovating and the staff are so much friendlier. The room we stayed in was at the front overlooking Spencer but the noise from traffic was minimal. good size room and bathroom the bed was only a double which was a little strange... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been staying at this hotel, previously called the Enterprize, for many years and have always been happy with its economy and location and services provided. It is a very challenging time at the moment as front of house renovations are completed. Initial impressions for first time clients will be confronting. I do regret the demise of the old... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Let's do the positives first, the hotel has a great location, where close to the metro and train station, walking distance to exhibition and DFO. The hotel has it own parking area 25$ for 24 hours, however still can try the street behind the hotel if you are lucky enough for free parking. The hotel has a big renovation in... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel (even though central and close to the harbour) has a big renovation of the front desk area right now and staff seems a bit unorganized (the front desk people seem to be a bit overworked or overchallenged) when we were there. Besides that, we had booked via internet booking website and were supposed to have an SUPERIOR DOUBLE... More

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Address: 44 Spencer St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Formerly Hotel Enterprize)
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Great Southern Hotel 3.5*
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The Great Southern Hotel Melbourne provides the perfect location for both the tourist and business client alike, at a very affordable price, placing you within extremely close proximity to all the wonderful Melbourne attractions. This amenable Melbourne City Hotel is located minutes from the Southern Cross Station and interstate Bus and Train Terminal and a short drive from Melbourne Airport. The Great Southern Hotel comprises 2 separate sections - both dedicated to the business/leisure client featuring Family rooms; while the New Standard rooms and Classic rooms overlook a spacious courtyard - a virtual oasis in Melbourne's CBD. Situated within close proximity to the Crown Casino and Entertainment complex, Melbourne Aquarium, Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre, Etihad Stadium and Southbank. Trams and public transport virtually at the door providing easy access to all that Melbourne has to offer. Wifi available at an additional cost. Hot buffet breakfast is available at a cost of $20 per person (served between 6:30am to 10:00am) Porter service is not available, however Luggage storage is available at a cost of $2 per bag per day. Additional administration fee applies when making payment via credit card to settle incidentals during check out. Great Southern Hotel is a smoke free property with no smoking permitted in guest rooms. This Hotel does not cater to bookings of unaccompanied minors under the age of 18 years. ***Currently a lobby refurbishment is in place to Early October 2014. The works will not affect any rooms, but may cause some delays at check-in and checkout times. The temporary reception area will be clearly marked with signage. Noise may reach high levels between 10am and 5pm.** ... more   less 
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