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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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Trier, Deutschland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The location is good but the hotel itself seemed pretty old. Room was ok, pretty small but the bathroom was new. We had problems with the heating so it was always cold in the room. View was nonexistent but that was ok. Hotel was a construction site during our stay and it was dirty and loud all the time. If... More 

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

You get what you pay for here. Cheap room was small but was clean, modern and had all amenities. Not suitable for a long term stay but fine for overnight stays and long weekends. Very close to transport options. Only main complaint was the messy tradesmen constantly in and out of the building. Understand maintenance is needed but they were... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed over the weekend. I partly choose the hotel because the location is excellent - very close to the station with trams close by going in every direction which are free if you use them in the city centre. So it was very handy for getting around. I also stayed because it was cheapish. The room I had was... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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130 reviews 130 reviews
68 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed with my family in their family room for 2 nights. The beds were decent, the room was clean. It is a very no-frills hotel (you need to pay for wifi and luggage storage!) but it has an excellent location, right across the Southern Cross station, and near to many eating options and cafes. Would highly recommend this property... More 

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Albury, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a superior double room which was fairly large, clean, had a very comfortable bed and a great bathroom. It had a large bath which was good to stretch out in, something you hardly find these days. The heating control was easy to use and the staff were friendly and efficient. I used the bag storage facility until check... More 

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Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Got this double room online for $69 for the night. Room was surprisingly good for the price. Comfortable bed, good use of space in the bathroom, nice high flow shower. Room is small but contains desk, desk chair, TV, bar fridge, wardrobe, and decent sized safe. Not a lot of spare room and no view (in fact windows are frosted)... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this motel because it was close to the conference centre. We loved ig bd cause it was within walki g distance and a great walk in the morning and evening. Was close to restuarants and the casino too. The only thing we didn't agree with was that we were charged $2 per bag for them to hold... More 

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Perth, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would not advise anyone to stay at this hotel. The cleanliness left a lot to be desired. The carpets were all frayed. There was a hell of a draft coming from our bedroom window. It was damp and very, very noisy. And the stall were the most unhelpful I have come across and over the past 66 years I... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with my partner and his family from 5th may-7th may 2015. Upon arriving i noticed the hotel was still unfer construction, which according to the website was finishing in March!! ( one time we were ushered through a service entrance-an absolute disgrace) I had booked a classic courtyard room. The room itself was very small with no... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is centrally located on spencer street so when alighting from a country train or a coach you will find this gem right on your doorstep. Rooms were cozy but with no heater and being a sydneysider not used to the Melbourne weather l was freezing cold for some time. All the modern conveniences are included but no Internet... More 

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