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Hotel Sophia

277 King Street | Box 14116, Melbourne, Victoria 8001, Australia
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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Worst hotel I have ever stayed in. Poor service from all but one staff member, literally the worst customer service I have ever received. Was called bloody rude and told to stop ringing bell after waiting twenty minutes at front desk for service not a person in sight when receptionist appears and says I can hear you stop ringing the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paper thin walls, you will hear how your neighbours fart and talk all night! Could not sleep at all. Terrible terrible terrible experience. Never never ever again! Avoid at all cost. Stay somewhere else.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wouldn't consider staying anywhere but Hotel Sophia when I come to Melbourne. I love the charm of it all, the friendly staff, the cleanliness, the quiet, the comfort, the food, the reasonable cost, the photo of beautiful Sophia in her bridal gown. And the breakfast - ah! the breakfast. Old-fashioned big cooked breakfast. A gem of a place hidden... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked this hotel for an overnight stay after a week of work, as I am from Sydney, to explore the city for one day on a weekend. It's fine for a budget hotel. I had a good night sleep and location is very good. I also commend the staffs as they were very helpful and friendly during my stay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I highly recommend a stay at the Hotel Sophia, looks are deceiving, from the outside, dull and boring ,from the inside sensational and for a very reasonable price !!!!!! And great location right near the free city circle tram service. On entrance , very friendly and super friendly staff greet you. Beautiful new lift takes you to your floor. The... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Cheap, clean, great staff, really comfortable, all the comforts you want including both capsule & plunger coffee - would recommend to anyone and will definately stay again. Very handy to both restaurants and quick walk to Southern Cross station for bus to airport.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We missed our flight and had to spend an extra night in Melbourne, so booked Hotel Sophia on the ride back in. It was the cheapest on the west side of the CBD, just around the corner from Southern Cross and the Skybus. Because it was the cheapest ($89 for double room), expectations were low, but we were pleasantly surprised.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We stayed in this hotel for 4 nights. We had to wait ages at reception for someone to book us in. The room was small, stains on the carpet, very thin walls between rooms. Building site outside our window was very noisy. Bathroom tiles cracked, towels were not changed when we asked for them to be. Breakfast was poor hardly... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

As we were staying for a night, it did its job; however, I wouldn't rave and wouldn't stay for more than 24 hours. When we arrived (at about 11.30am), there wasn't anyone there to welcome us which was a little strange. We had to hit the bell and wait about five minutes. When we were served; however, it was quite... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We book this hotel during our stay on Feb 2015. Our room is queen bed with shared bathroom. Inside room is a quite comfortable queen bed, water heated, small fridge, and television. This hotel is quite close with train station and quite too. The share bathroom is pretty clean and i hardly bumped into another people during my shower.

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