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Hotel Sophia

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   277 King Street | Box 14116, Melbourne, Victoria 8001, Australia
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Ranked #122 of 171 hotels in Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week 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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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Terrible experience at this dodgy hotel. Apart from the fact it's next to a large construction site with no double-glazing and inadequate blinds that let light in, the hotel charged $240 to my debit MasterCard as a 'deposit' on top of my room tariff of $80. Even though the deposit is supposed to be $150, they arbitrarily charged $240, so... More

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a little skeptical when we first booked into hotel Sophia, it was hard to believe that a room for $90 a night could be any good, but we were pleasantly surprised. Breakfast in the cute little breakfast room was a great way to start the day. The hotel was well located and we were able to walk to... More

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Teutschenthal, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is a perfect starting point for a city trip. Public transport nearby. Many points of interest can be reached on foot. The breakfast was good and sufficient. The staff was friendly and helpful. The rooms are small but clean and adequate for three nights.

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Adelaide, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

rooms are clean, with big comfortable beds and a great location close to Spencer St Station. Breakfast was adequate and the adjoining hotel had good value for money meals. Reception (although not always staffed) were helpful and held our luggage for us on both the day before and the day after our stay.

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Victoria, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although my friend and I found the location convenient, our room had a strange smell. At check in we rang the bell and had to wait ten minutes before someone showed up. After showing the employee my printed booking receipt, he proceeded to tell me that they required a $150 deposit in case of smoking/ damages on the spot. As... More

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Woodville, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was in a great location, easy walking distance to tram stop and into CBD. The room was small and there was no lounge to meet in. It was great value for money with the free breakfast and central location. Great for a short vacation to look around Melbourne on a budget.

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Lennox Head, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

I booked this hotel for two nights in July and managed to stay for one, I did my money on the second night and booked myself into a real hotel. A queen sized bed was squeezed into a single room which was no more than eight feet wide. A power point beside the bed was completely unsafe and would have... More

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Corowa, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We were made to wait in reception for nearly 15 minutes before someone came to allow us to book in. The room was tiny, needed maintenance. There was a light that shone through our window, even with the blind down and via the hallway through the gap under the door. The walls were paper thin we could hear the occupants... More

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Perth, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I did nor expect much so I was grateful for staying here as it more than met my needs. Apart from the downer of strict 3pm check ins and no lounge space to hang out on a cold winter morning (which helped turn my cold into a flu), this place was in a great location and the room was great.... More

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Wynyard
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here in February and I could not complain about this accommodation perfect room perfect area perfect service will be staying here again and again meets all my needs for a great holiday the restaurant was great meals enjoyable staff and the prices were nearly too cheap to be true and having breakfast included makes it more fantastic, fresh... 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:3 star — Hotel Sophia 3*
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#122 On the Beach Hotel in Melbourne
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