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The Great Southern Hotel

44 Spencer St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Formerly Hotel Enterprize)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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New South Wales, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed 3 nights in this hotel. We had a room with no window and the front door went straight onto the isle balcony. The room was better set out than it's Sydney sister, although also small. Walls were pure white, with not one picture or lighting on them. The walls had many, many black marks from suitcases on two... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Travelled with my girlfriend for her birthday celebrations which included shopping, eating out, and the Lion King. I was a bit unsure about this place before arriving having read some of the reviews, while some of the reviews below are probably accurate, I cannot fault the hotel given the price paid and the location. The room was very basic, and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good location When we arrived our room was not cleaned so we got an upgrade for free. Room was large en clean but the bed was worn out so not good to sleep in. The glass in the windows is so thin you can hear everything that happens outside and even the chilly wind could get in easily. Restaurant was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First impressions were fantastic. Nice, modern lobby and great central city location across the street from Southern Cross Station, but that's where it ends. Reception staff are rude and not at all helpful. I had booked a family room with two king sized beds, however discovered our room had 4 singles. Rectified the problem by pushing the beds together. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Pleasntly suprised when we checked in . Only $100 a night and its clean the room is great location is good and plenty of food n drink avail close by.air con tv tea n coffee and nice big bed . Lovely hot shower def book again

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Muscat, Oman
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent only a night at the hotel while I was in Melbourne for business. Check in was quick, not overly cheery reception guy, but still quick. At first impression the room seemed quite nice. The layout was nice with a king bed and a nice bathroom with a shower. Once you start to settle down the problems start. The AC... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a few nights last year. There were renovations being done when we stayed which meant no lobby and a bit of noise but we were expecting this so can't complain. The room was very big and comfortable, and the staff were all very friendly. The location couldn't be better, there is so much to do within walking... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean, modern hotel room in a good location. Reasonably priced and decent sized room for a single room. However there is no full length mirror which was odd, and the powerpoint in the bathroom was the opposite side of the room to the sink. Also no storage in the sink area which was a shame. Friendly, helpful staff and had... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was clean and tidy, great location being close to trams and the Southern Cross train station. The staff were friendly. I had requested a twin room but were provided a double room but luckilly we were then shown to a twin room which was available. No drama really. I would stay here again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room is not so nice and clean. 3 bulbs are broken so is the system to close the window. The flatiron is leaking, the temperature of the shower hard to control, Internet is expensive and low and the reception unpleasant and not helpful. To avoid!

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