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Hotel Sophia

277 King Street | Box 14116, Melbourne, Victoria 8001, Australia
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Ranked #129 of 172 Hotels in Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brisbane QLD
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Looking for a hotel that wasn't to expensive I found Hotel Sophia on line .We were not expecting much ,but what a lovely surprise.The rooms are exactly as pictured the staff friendly and helpful,the area very handy to the free Melbourne tram that takes you to lots of tourist areas. The room had tea ( and a teapot ) coffee... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Rooms were okay and comfortable. Although the view from our window looked directly over a building site we didn't have any problems with noise. VERY disappointed that I was not advised of the $150 deposit frozen on my cardit card on check in. This also took at least 5 days to be returned to my account!

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the worst experience ever. The staff is over worked. They work in the bar so often left the reception unattended. I have to wait one hour to get check in. The male owner is so so so RUDE, and sloppy. He doesn't answer your question and interrupts when people are talking. He talks to his staff like Molfoy... More 

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Canberra, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We got a good deal at this hotel and after reading the reviews were not expecting a good experience. However, we were very pleased with the room and location. The staff were good, the room was very clean. We were not expecting much in the way of amenities in the room, so were pleased there were tissues, a coffee pod... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading reviews we lowered our expectations so not a surprise we waited 30 mins for reception! But to be fair receptionist was also cleaning rooms and seemed overworked, as were kitchen staff. The room was good, breakfast plentiful and in general stay was quite quiet. By far the worst was the attitude of male owner to the guests. He... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would have given Hotel Sophia a decent review, as the room I had was more than fine - king size bed plus single when I was the only one staying, for a $99 deal. Unfortunately there is a MAJOR noise problem due to the construction site next door. If it started at 7am it wouldn't be so bad, but... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here one night and had no complaints. The construction site next door might affect some people who prefer to sleep in rather than enjoy the sights of Melbourne. The windows made using two pieces of non-joining glass do little to stop the noise.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one night and I have to say this was not worth the $294 cost. Upon arrival, at check-in time of 2pm we couldn't even get into the lift as it was full of the cleaners bags of dirty towels. You would think by 2pm the cleaner would be done by then. After hauling a few out of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I will never EVER stay at this hotel again and I would not recommend anyone else stay there either. I read on their website that there was construction going on nearby but would not impact on the guests. That is not true. We could not sleep beyond 7am and, because the nature of our trip required late nights, my daughter... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights in a 3person room. Mattress was like sleeping on a hard floor, the walls are that thin you can hear peoples private business in the room next door... However breakfast was surprisingly impressive

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