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Hotel Sophia

277 King Street | Box 14116, Melbourne, Victoria 8001, Australia
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Hotel Sophia
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Ranked #130 of 172 Hotels in Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015
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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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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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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The walls of the room there are so thin and not sound proof at all. You can clearly hear what your next door's neighbours are talking, what tv they are watching, what song they are listening. I could hear a Chinese couple talking even at 4AM. Moreover, TWO construction sites start working at 7AM to wake you up for breakfast.... More 

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Franklin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

I booked this hotel with some trepidation - it was very cheap despite it being a very busy weekend for sport when most hotel prices had rocketed. We usually stay at the other end of town so weren't sure about restaurants either. We had no need to worry, the hotel was great and we will definitely use it again. Closeness... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Located on a building site very noisy early wake up! Bed was two singles joined so uncomfortable line down middle all night . Breakfast was a not very funny joke! Definatly will not stay again . Staff not around when needed, not friendly or helpful.

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Devonport, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Room is very basic, with a double bed, small private bathroom and basic coffee and tea facilities. But like us, if all you were looking for was somewhere to lay your head, in walking distance to Etihad stadium, it will satisfy you. The room was clean, relatively quiet and close to transport. But most importantly it was cheap, which leaves... More 

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Paita, New Caledonia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I made a reservation 10 days ago to stay 4 nights in the hotel Sophia, with free cancellation. A few hours later, I learnt that I had to postpone my journey and I immediately cancelled my reservation. But it was already too late. The hotel had taken all of the amount of the reservation. And I had a message of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

The hotel and rooms were pretty standard which i expect you get what you pay for. The big thing is that there is a huge building site directly behind the hotel so if you want to sleep in after 7am i would not recommend staying here.

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Maryborough, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

After reading all the negative reviews, I was a bit skeptical about staying here, but this Hotel soon put my mind at rest. Fantastic Room (was travelling alone) Small but great. I really had no problems with it. Cleanliness was very high on the priority of the housekeeping staff, the Reception staff were pleasant, sometimes I had a small problem... More 

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Qld
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We have only had 36hrs here and have walked and walked and there's still so much to see. Last night we started at Henry and the Fox, Mamasita, Vapiano, canteen kitchen and finished at Marakesh a funny little place we stumbled on. All so close, the hotel is clean and tidy, staff friendly and now enjoying the included buffet breakfast.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Arrived and went to room. No wardrobe, no chairs! You could just about squeeze in around the bed. I asked could we have an upgrade and was told no. Shared toilet and shower room had chipped tiles. We were booked in for 3 days. I went down and another couple came and were given a room.(we were told that they... More 

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