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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 #131 of 172 hotels in Melbourne
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Rating summary
  • 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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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel in March 2014 and were surprised to see that the whole of the reception and entrance was being refurbished, we had to enter through a side door that was like entering a building site. Upon arrival at the temporary reception desk we found the staff to be the most unhelpful we have met anywhere in... More

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Rosebud Vic
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8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was pleasantly surprised when I opened the door to our family room. We only paid $125 for a Saturday night which is like hostel prices but our room was quite nice. Huge room with two comfy king beds that can be separated by request. Carpet had a few stains but seemed clean otherwise. View of the next building wall... More

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything about this hotel was fantastic - price, cleanliness, location, etc. However waking up the morning after I checked in to the smell of cigarette smoke throughout my room and the hallways wasn't so pleasant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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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Additional Information about The Great Southern Hotel

Also Known As:
Enterprize Hotel Melbourne
Address: 44 Spencer St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Formerly Hotel Enterprize)
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#131 On the Beach Hotel 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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