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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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Ranked #130 of 172 hotels in Melbourne
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel was very nice, the room was great, very big and soooo confortable! The bathroom was huge with mirrors everywhere. The price is really good for the room. We had great confortable nights there. The staf wasnt the best, one of our keys didn't work and it took us a while to finally get help. Some of them didn't... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed unfortunately for 6 nights at the end of March .The reception wasn't really a reception a few folding chairs and a stack of dirty boxes at the back on display not great but thought ok they are being refurbished so got to give them some lea way.Receptionist was miserably and totally didn't want to be there.The first room I... More

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newcastle nsw
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed at this hotel last week and was not impressed with the staff. So rude and condescending. I was locked out of my room after getting stuck in traffic and running late for my flight, staff were indifferent when I asked to be let into my room to retrieve my luggage. Also was charged an additional $10 for my trouble.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Rooms smelt of urine. Had to move 3 times until a suitable room was found. staff were unapologetic, poor customer service and no reimbursement or upgrade for the changing of rooms. will never stay here again!

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Port Sorell, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The great southern hotel has nice, neat clean rooms. A little dark but great value if you are looking for a place to just sleep. The great central location is extremely handy, very close to southern cross station and only blocks from crown casino. There is also a supermarket near by.

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I Stayed in both mini standard & standard for one night each. The older photos don't do justice to the newer quality renovated rooms so I thought I would post some photos of the latest renovations. The mini standard is 11sqm and I was expecting a queen bed and 4 walls that I could touch or to hardly be able... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed in the hotel for a few days. It seems to be good price when I first booked it. However, when you stay longer you will see that the hotel will try to pull the money from your pocket. also the counter check in operator is not supportive much. I hate this hotel.

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Cootamundra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WE stayed in this hotel when it was the Hotel Enterprize, & could not fault it. We booked 4 nights last week, & I asked for a room with a window, 2 chairs, & a settee if possible. We would have paid the extra for this. The room they booked us into was a courtyard room, red & black walls,... More

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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the Hotel is in a great location, walking distance to the Crown Casino and Southern cross station. The hotel however, need total refurbishment, the carpet is quite old, the walls need painting; need new pillows; my pillows had a smell on them. The reception area was being renovated during my stay, so there was some distraction. I also found that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here on Thursday night catching up with some friends in Melbourne. What I loved about this place that its close to Southern Cross Train Station on Spencer Street so you can just get off the train and a short walk to the motel. I had a really clean room and only paid $80 for the night smack bang... More

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Also Known As:
Enterprize Hotel Melbourne
Address: 44 Spencer St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Formerly Hotel Enterprize)
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Ranked #130 of 172 hotels in Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Great Southern Hotel 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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 Superior 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 there are refurbishments in the courtyard section, power tools and machinery will be in use between 10am and 4pm. There will be noise inconvenience during these times*** ... more   less 
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