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Hotel Sophia

277 King Street | Box 14116, Melbourne, Victoria 8001, Australia
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Ranked #131 of 173 Hotels in Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2011
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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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35 reviews 35 reviews
31 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2011

The cost of the room was too much for quality. King-sized bed in room was actually two single beds pushed together! You could feel the mattresses meet in the middle! Phone in room didn't work and had to call reception from my mobile. Walls were EXTREMELY thin and could hear guys next door swearing all night. Bathroom was appalling as... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2011

Was looking for a room in Melb that would allow myself and two kids (both aged 9) stay in one room without the over the top charges of additional bedding that you find in many other hotels. Was impressed with the reception staff whom made bookings for tours & pickups and followed up with confirmations later in the day (no... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2011

I didn't actually stay here, but I booked with them in early June 2011, and they immediately charged my credit card for the full amount of the stay (a two week stay). And the next day they charged me for the full amount AGAIN! I called them and they said they always charge immediately, but they just did not want... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2011

I love this hotel so much, every time I go to melbourne I stay here. I have stayed around 4 or 5 times now and every time it is just what I need. It is quiet, comfortable, private and affordable. The staff have always been very friendly to me and helpful with organising airport shuttles and helping me with maps.... More 

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Devonport
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2011

Close to Spencer Street Station and airport Skybus. We appreciated the 24 hour reception and friendly efficient service. Room was recently redecorated and whilst basic was functional and clean, Good bed and linen. Full buffet reakfast was included and was more than adequate. Overall we would recommend this hotel and will use it again when a short stay in central... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2011

Most things about this hotel are completely unacceptable. The photograph on-line does not represent what the hotel looks like up close. It is run down and in need of serious repairs. The double glazing windows are perspex windows that overlap making the rooms very noisy especially at night and make sure if you are staying here with children that you... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2011

The only redeemable quality about this hotel is the location, quite central. Everything else is a joke. Absolutely no services, uninterested staff and rooms the size of the bed... No reception, charge of $4 per hour for internet, $1 a minute for local calls... What else can I say??? Ah yes.. they took $150 from my c/c at check inn... More 

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Kilmore, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2011

This is my third time at the Hotel Sophia and I now choose to stay here every time I overnight in Melbourne. The value is sensational, the rooms and facilities are spotless, and the service is friendly and excellent. I doubt if there is anywhere else in CBD Melbourne that offers such great value for the facilities offered. The location... More 

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Mulwala
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2011

Hotel in good location ,room was fresh and spotless a credit to your staff,hot full breakfast made a great start to the day,we will return and would recommend without hesitation to our friends.

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launceston
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2011

in light of poor reviews ,,,this place has really lifted its game ..we enjoyed our stat.

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