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Hotel Sophia

277 King Street | Box 14116, Melbourne, Victoria 8001, Australia
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Taipei, Taiwan
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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed for a night during a short layover in Melbourne and this hotel was conveniently located near the skybus terminal. The double room was tiny and it was difficult to move around with a big luggage. Walls were thin and I could hear the next door guests.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have never stayed anywhere so disastrous. From the moment we walked in there was issued with the toilets not having toilet paper and having to go to the toilet with no lights. We were told that we couldn't check in at that time...fair enough but they didn't offer to take the bags or anything we had to instigate. We... More 

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Sydney
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60 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having obtained a what looked like a cheap rate for a two night stay, the only positives I can report are a proximity to Southern Cross Station, comfortable bed and reception was reasonable. It was a disable bathroom and I would have thought this would be mentioned. No vanity or even a shelf in the bathroom, three coffee pods (not... More 

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1 Thank GaryJSydney
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was a no show but that was ok the room was paid for BUT Hotel Sophia took it upon themselves to the credit card details and took out the $150 on the Monday of the so called check out that did not happen. 7 Days later we are still awaiting the funds to be returned. never again.

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had to wait 10+ mins every time to speak to staff and every time they were rude. On their website it says they offer free breakfast, this is a lie. It costs $6. When we questioned this we were made to feel stupid, they just wouldn't accept their website was wrong. Our room rate said it included 'brekky' and... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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75 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good thing about this hotel is that the location (CBD) and very close to Tram/Bus/Train station. Rooms and windows were small. Bathroom was spacious and room was cleaned everyday very neat. Sleep quality was good. Unfortunately we could hear the guests/TV from adjacent rooms which seems to be the case from other reviews here. This hotel has basic facilities and... More 

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Thank Rujila
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is competitively priced and situated in a convenient location. Don't be concerned when you get the lobby, the room is much nicer and the staff were all very friendly. The hotel is connected to a nice cheap pub next door. There was nothing outstanding that would make me advocate for this hotel but if a cheap deal was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed for 1 night. Large sized room and bathroom, windows opened, was fairly clean. Excellent location in the city, lots of food and bars around. Happy with the stay although there was nothing super special or grabbing about this hotel. Would stay again at the right price.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First impressions were not good - lobby smelt really bad and staff were not helpful. It was not clean. We were dreading the room. Once entering we found a cockroach on the floor. I guess this was the worst of it. Other disappointing factors - the double room is not double - it's a twin room with two beds put... More 

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There is no parking with this Hotel only paid parking on offer. Indian reception was not helpful or friendly. Asked where we could find free parking she sent us on a wild goose chase 3 blocks away found nothing, asked a parking inspector were the council car park is he said there is not one! Wouldn't except my husbands card... More 

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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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