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The Sphinx

2 Thompson Rd, Geelong, Victoria 3215, Australia
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Ranked #16 of 23 Hotels in Geelong
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Booked in for 7 nights. Left asap after the first night. Woken at 0600 by 5 workers on our roof with hammer drills installing solar panels. Nobody on duty to talk to. Phone rang out 5 times, no answering service or voicemail function. Was forced to wait until 0930 to talk to anybody in charge. All the while the workers... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

went here with a party of around 60 people for a friends 40th birthday I had the battered fish and chips very happy All meals on all plates were a generous serving. This was only for dinner not to stay

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I visited the sphinx hotel with a group of friends and enjoyed the atmosphere and the service that was provided to us. There were lots of meal choices and everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meal, great playground for the younger children.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I visited on 31 Dec 2013, A very busy evening to try a new place to eat. Being a public holiday the choice of venue was limited. This place is modern and updated, The bistro was badly lit but well climate controlled for a warm day. There was only one vegetarian meal to chose from, I could not eat the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Our bowling club went to the Sphinx for our start of our pennant session last week.The meal was good and very well presented,the price was good to,the staff was very friendly and looked after us very well.We were a party of 48 people.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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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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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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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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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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