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Hotel Sophia

277 King Street | Box 14116, Melbourne, Victoria 8001, Australia
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Ranked #126 of 158 Hotels in Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012
cheryl494995 Maryborough, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Maryborough, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

My daughter and I stayed here for 2 nights. It was fairly quiet. beds were comfy and a welcoming chocolate was on the end of the bed. I found reception friendly and the owner very nice. very handy having the pub next door and accessing it from Hotel Sophia without having to go on the footpath. The breake was great.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

I was quite disappointed with this hotel. When we walked into reception the man walked away from us. After waiting a few minutes someone finally checked us in. Our room was clean but during the night, I could hear the people talking in the next room and in the early morning, I was woken by loud building works outside. The... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012

Good point close to skybus station. Also breakfast was included. Poor views, difficulty in understanding accent of the hotel staff, from an english person's point of view. Bed linen had not been thoroughly checked - dry blood found on duvet. If returned to Melbourne city would look for alternative accomodation.

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2011

Very close to Southern Cross Skybus terminal in the city. Great friendly staff member who greeted me on the doorstep at midnight - he'd been cleaning the window ledges. And yes the rest of the hotel rooms etc were very clean, comfortable and relaxing. I couldn;t find a swimming pool, and yes I did ask, but there wasn't one. Breakfast... More 

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Windang, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2011

We were pleasantly surprised.The rooms were a good size and very well maintained.The room had a TV a safe, fridge and tea and coffee making facilities.The room was maintained every day.The breakfast was very good hot and cold items.The distance to the middle of town was about a 20 min walk.But there were also trams that you could catch.Overall a... More 

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Perth
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2011

My expectations were set way too high. The only good thing about this hotel was the location. The walls were paper thin, so we could hear everything our neighbours were doing. At one point, we thought that the people above us nearly fell through through the roof, but really, they just dropped something on the floor. We werent welcomed to... More 

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Beijing, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2011

Convenient location, about five minutes walk to the famous Queen Victoria Market and only one minute walk to Melbourne's free city circle tram bus station. Staff was very helpful and friendly. This hotel also provides a free laundry service. Parking is one block away, and I paid $15 dollars per day. I got the online discounted price, and it was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2011

We left it to the last minute to book accommodation for Fri 2 Dec and Sat 3 Dec so everything was gone with only this hotel left for a very very high price. We had 2 twin rooms, Fri night was $209 and Sat night $269. Room 314 had 2 windows and a larger area with lots of light. That... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2011

I stayed at the Hotel Sophia during my first ever trip to Melbourne recently. Although it is a small boutique hotel, still worth the money I paid for my 10 nights stay. The location is extremely perfect as you are really close to many of tourist spots and public transport location. Overall, the room is nice and clean. Staffs are... More 

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Bendigo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

We have stayed at the Hotel Sophia several times. It is a small boutique hotel, close to public transport and the many attreactions of Melbourne. We choose the hotel because of its location, reasonalbe rates, cleanliness, adequate room sizes, comfortable beds, friendly staff and a great breakfast with which to start the day. We are happy to recommend it. Ron... More 

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