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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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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

My partner and I recently stayed for one night at Hotel Sophia. We found the staff friendly and the room small but clean - including the shower/toilet. Recently refurbished, they have obviously got their act together since the negative review in 2009. The only thing that we found annoying was their requirement to hold a bond on our credit card... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

as an accountant i have clients along the eastern seaboard and its important that i dont have to worry about somewhere to stay. This hotel was a great find- super clean, contemporary and well located in the western part of the cbd. It seems to be family owned and as such there is a real personal touch with the staff.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

I stay at hotel sophia on average once a month when i fligh down from Sydney on business. i found this hotel about 12 months ago and i would not stay anywhere else when i am in melbourne. As the owner of my own business the travel budget is important for me and Hotel Sophia is a great deal. Spotless... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

If you want to see the city of Melbourne without breaking the bank, this refurbished hotel with all the amenities in a quiet location is for you. Unassuming from the outside and a very simple reception area, clean rooms, new bathrooms with all the toiletries, hairdryers, robes, iron etc - and complimentary espresso coffee with coffee press, small fridge was... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

Really nice little place, we had a great time there. Staff were really friendly. Free breakfast was amazing!!! Fairly central, 2 min walk to Southern Cross station, took a little longer to walk into the main part of the city (Flinders street station, Bourke street mall, etc) but central enough for how small Melbourne is. Room was great, really nice... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

i heartily recommend this hotel for location, cleanliness and price. It is five minutes away from the main train station in Melbourne and is located in a quiet mixed residential / office area of the city. There are clubs and so on on the same street but they are five blocks away. The room was gleamingly clean and as a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

i was a bit unsure what to expect given mixed reviews on this site but i can report that my experience was fantastic. The rooms are well priced for a budget travellers like me but the hotel is newish modern and super clean. Hot breakfast is complimentary and with a couple of kids that was great with the travel finances.... More 

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Adelaide
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

Don't waste your time at this cheap & nasty hotel. Everything is done on the cheap & the staff is not very friendly. The location is OK but that's it !!

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Echuca, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

This hotel was excellent value for money, the 24hour reception came in at a great convenience as we arrived into the city late (around 10.30 - 11pm) the staff was very friendly even with the late night shifts. We could hear through the walls but it wasn't an issue to us as it wasn't that loud. There was a good... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

The staff was wonderful, very helpful. The rooms were very clean and with modern fixtures. The bathroom light wouldn't turn on after the first two times we used it, maybe the light burned out. It is a great price for the location and it includes breakfast, which is nearly unheard of. And the breakfast comes with some hot items (eggs,... More 

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