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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 #126 of 171 hotels in Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    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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Brussels, Belgium
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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The newly renovated rooms are PERFECT for the price. Spacious, very modern, excellent for the price. Only annoying thing is that the cleaning services always hide things which i cant find back OR throw the little soap in the bathroom EVERY DAY !!! how environmental-unfriendly!!!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I would pay extra money for better service and polite front desk staff and rooms without gaps around the doors. Keys wouldn't open doors, when we took them back we were treated like idiots that hadn't used a key card before. Humiliating in front of others. Remotes needed batteries for heaters and Televisions. Fridge that sounded like a jet plane... More

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Robina, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here for 3 nights in July 2014 purely because of an awesome experience a year ago. On arrival i noticed immediately the renovations that are happening in the foyer/reception area. The girl who checked me in was a pure delight. She was very welcoming and apologised for any inconvenience the renovations may have caused. In all reality, the... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place was booked as part of a package deal with flights. The reason it was chosen was because of it's proximity to the main transport lines and also it's location right in the middle of the city. Apart from that- the staff were mostly helpful although a couple of members felt like they didn't want to be there. We... More

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Perth, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband visited melb for a show stayed the weekend at this hotel Overall happy with the room Great price ~ Clean and helpful staff - hotel looks like it's having renos started Would stay here again close to train station :-) Good Budget hotel

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Singapore, Singapore
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed nine nights - the lobby area was undergoing renovation works, but the rooms were pretty decent and clean. Service was smooth and good, from checking in to requests (the built-in hair dryer was faulty but we were able to get a spare one) to checking out. Location is good as well, although it takes a while to walk to... More

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Gladstone, Queensland, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I come back to this place every time I am in Melbourne.Value for money.Its not Flash,but it is clean,quiet and the staff are superb.I needed a small fixture repaired in the bathroom and the Maintenance manager could not have been more helpful.highly recommend this place.I will be back in September.PS mega close to the trams and the Football stadiums.you can... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 3 nights at The great Southern Hotel which is presently going thru renovations which it badly needs but what we saw. The rooms are ok but badly set out design wise the interior looks like a prison. Bed & shower was good & that's about it. Restuarant is next door & breakfast is over priced. We ave traveled... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have spent three nights there, the bathroom is terrible: the ceiling was opened and no one follow up even I have complained about it. Moreover, the tap was leaking water, making a loud noise at night. My room was dark, facing a wall in the first floor, bad luck.

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Adelaide, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 5 nights in the newly re-furbished standard room on the 1st Floor. Our room was spotlessly clean and very comfortable. Great value for the money. Possibly one of the cheapest in Melbourne but equivalent to most of the much dearer hotels. In the past we have stayed in the Classic Room and also the Queen Rooms at the front... 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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