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Hotel Sophia

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   277 King Street | Box 14116, Melbourne, Victoria 8001, Australia
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Ranked #123 of 170 Hotels in Melbourne
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3 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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Adelaide, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I think maybe the people that own this hotel are from another country and don't know how to relate to tourists very well , the girl at check in wasnt very forthcoming with any information, apart from breakfast wasn't included in the fee and check out was 10am , but wasn't rude , the twin beds we requested were available... More

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15 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Waited for ages to check in. Rang the bell for 10 minutes then ended up calling the hotel. Very unapologetic & rude. Our booking confirmation included breakfast but I had to challenge the receptionist, if I hadn't she wouldn't have honored it even though I had it in writing. I spoke to other guests & they had the same experience.... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family group of 4 booked 2 rooms, 1 standard and 1 superior room. Our first disappointment was on arrival when we were informed that our 4 night booking didn't include breakfast. The inclusion of breakfast was one of the reasons I had booked the hotel! The receptionist just kept repeating that it wasn't included and said we would have... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Sophia is an affordable hotel in a decent location of Melbourne. It's right round the corner from the Southern Cross Station and the free City Circle Tram. That's where the good parts end. I didn't expect a whole lot when paying $95 a night however the hotel claims to be four star and it is far from that. The... More

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Hobart, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Sophia is close to Spencer Street Station & that's about all it's got going for it. The room was tiny, there was no-where to sit anything in the bathroom, and tea & coffee wasn't stocked, & the bed was hard. Super thin walls meant the construction next door and other guests were a constant sleep interruption, and half the... More

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Ulverstone, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hotel itself was clearly understaffed, as we waited several minutes at the reception desk to be checked in (having to ring the bell 2 times), the staff mumbled and talked quietly so you couldn’t really hear/understand them. Upon arriving in our room we found that there were bits of what we think was food left on the sheets/doona, and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel Friday 29th August , we had read others reviews beforehand about room/ TV size breakfast etc . On arrival we were told breakfast was free with our booking our room was clean So was our bed . Our bed was probably one of the most comfortable hotel beds I have slept in . The reception... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm ashamed to even mention that I'm from Melbourne, after staying at Hotel Sophia. If you're an out of towner & this is your first experience- it would be enough to turn you off from staying- or even coming back! Our whole experience was awful. Reception- rude & terrible! Lift- had plastic up, like a murder had just taken place.... More

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Yinnar, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
38 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at Sophia many times and until recently had great service, a change of desk staff is all it took....The men who now look after the reception are not a patch on the girl that used to run it. They will not let you have your room before 2pm even if its 150pm and its free. Still a great location... More

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Launceston, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a family room. The room was large and comfortable. Unfortunately there was a demolition on the block next door which was very noisy from early in the morning. Breakfast was included in the room price. We were at breakfast at 930am which gave us half an hour to eat. Someone forgot to tell the kitchen lady. Everything... More

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Address: 277 King Street | Box 14116, Melbourne, Victoria 8001, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Sophia 4*
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