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2 Thompson Rd, Geelong, Victoria 3215, Australia
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The Sphinx
Ranked #20 of 23 hotels in Geelong
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My fiance and I were in Geelong for a wedding over the weekend from Perth. On the Saturday night we decided to head out for some drinks and a bit of a dance with some live music. When we got the the Sphinx we were disappointed that the sports bar was full and there was no where to sit. Jayden,... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

First we arrived and stated that we had a reservation. The waiter, Jayden, told us the table number but did not walk us to it so we had to find it ourselves. Then when we went to order, Jayden was rude and cut us off when we spoke. He did not smile once and was just very rude. After ordering,... More

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Melton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

A party of 8 of us went to The Sphinx for dinner on a Sat night and 4 of us stayed the night. The food in the Bistro was absolutely beautiful. My hubby and I shared a Seafood Platter for 2 and it was delicious! The other couples thoroughly enjoyed their meals too. The rooms in the motel were very... More

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Bundoora
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Had been in Geelong for the morning and decided to go and see this hotel as it is an Egyptian setting as the name suggests. Lunch was absolutely fantastic, beer cold and wine chilled and all in a beautiful setting. We shared a seafood platter and a bread cob and couldn't be more satisfied.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Worst hotel/bistro I have ever been to, the hotel had 4 prices of toilet paper left when I arrived only one knife out of both rooms no forks or clean glasses no kitchen facilities nothing apart from a toaster that didn't work a bar fridge no plates, that was just the hotel, poorly able to support life worse than a... More

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Singapore
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41 reviews 41 reviews
40 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Some of the earlier reviews on The Sphinx seem a bit harsh. It doesn't advertise itself as 5 Star, nor should it be judged against the upmarket chains. The Sphinx offers clean, basic accommodation. You kind of get an early feeling from the positioning of a hotel in Geelong that is constructed around a replica of one of the Wonders... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Stayed their for two nights,the rooms where nice and clean,food was great value for money,obviously a very busy bistro.location was very practical ,only 1 km out of city.will defiantly stay again.i found the staff to be very helpfully and friendly.i noticed they are constructing a golf coarse next door,great sleep,

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Echuca, Victoria, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

The Sphix disappointed our expectations,not at all like the website.My husband discribed it as a mudguard shine on top s--t underneath.At 2.45 arrived,we payed & was told the key would be in the door,got to the room not made up was told to come back in half hour,did that no key in door went back to reception she said"go &... More

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Geelong
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

Pretty good meal, good for parties.First time I went here it had good food even though had to wait 1 hour for our meals at lunch when it was quiet. This time we waited an hour for our food then the waitress said sorry for the delay it should be on its way in 5 minutes then she came up... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012 via mobile

my girlfriend and i went here expecting a simple porterhouse and a beer and the service was appauling. apparently one of the blonde (and i do mean blonde) barmaids had her non existent hearing aid switched off. unable to hear "pot of draught" and"millers" and insisted they have no millers beer despite the fact its in the menu and right... More

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Address: 2 Thompson Rd, Geelong, Victoria 3215, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Geelong
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