The Enterprise Hotel is a place you stay when you want somewhere clean and comfortable to sleep which is in an ideal location, period. This is not a romantic get away, room with a view, or place for kids.
It is located about 100 meters from Southern Cross station and so is convenient for those arriving by train, or on the airport 'red bus' shuttle. Trams run up and down Spencer St, and it is an easy walk to the Casino, City centre and Southbank. Staff are friendly, but English language challanged on the occassion of my visit.
I was in the new section, which is clean and modern- servicable bathroom, nice flat screen TV. A touch challanging for those with vertigo perhaps as there are some stairs and the need to walk around the central six-storey courtyard. I have not seen the old rooms but the corridors look a bit worn.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Great Southern Hotel Melbourne provides the perfect location for both the tourist and business client alike, at a very affordable price, placing you within extremely close proximity to all the wonderful Melbourne attractions. This amenable Melbourne City Hotel is located minutes from the Southern Cross Station and interstate Bus and Train Terminal and a short drive from Melbourne Airport. The Great Southern Hotel comprises 2 separate sections - both dedicated to the business/leisure client featuring Family rooms; while the New Standard rooms and Classic rooms overlook a spacious courtyard - a virtual oasis in Melbourne's CBD. Situated within close proximity to the Crown Casino and Entertainment complex, Melbourne Aquarium, Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre, Etihad Stadium and Southbank. Trams and public transport virtually at the door providing easy access to all that Melbourne has to offer. Wifi available at an additional cost. Hot buffet breakfast is available at a cost of $20 per person (served between 6:30am to 10:00am) Porter service is not available, however Luggage storage is available at a cost of $2 per bag per day. Additional administration fee applies when making payment via credit card or EFTPOS to settle incidentals during check out. Great Southern Hotel is a smoke free property with no smoking permitted in guest rooms. This Hotel does not cater to bookings of unaccompanied minors under the age of 18 years. ***Currently a lobby refurbishment is in place to March 2015. The works will not affect any rooms, but may cause some delays at check-in and checkout times. The temporary reception area will be clearly marked with signage. Noise may reach high levels between 10am and 5pm.** ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Enterprize Hotel Melbourne