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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't judge the hotel by the outside. We had concerns when we arrived as it looks as though it's above a pub, however once inside the hotel is quite large. Room was very spacious and very clean. Location is decent as is the price so can't really complain. Not bad for a one night stay.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent location, few minutes walk from station.Also possible to walk to harbour. Efficient, pleasant Reception staff. Not having housekeeping option reduces price and everything like coffee, tea, towels etc can be obtained at reception. Didn't really like brown and cream colour scheme in rooms. Be aware that some rooms have windows facing into the outside corridors. Climate control, showers efficient... More 

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Toronto, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very handy to Sydney Central Station, very clean & spacious, comfortable beds, huge bathroom suitable for the disable. Very quiet location & handy restaurant & bar downstairs with great food. Lifts to all floors.

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Ipswich, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for a week and had a good sized room. The place was clean, neat as a pin and quiet. We payed for the breakfast deal which was included in the price of the room and was surprised at how good it was. The food was simple, hot and filling and we got our money's worth. For the price... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Liked this hotel very much, however there was torrential rain that day and there was a leak in the dining room and it was very cold. Lovely room and staff could not do enough for you, so really enjoyed my stay.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is perfectly located in the City; close to Central Station, Darling Harbour and easy walking distance to most CBD locations. It is a quaint hotel with a lot of history from the early 1900s in Sydney. The pictures on the wall in the lobby are a nice touch. So you expect the rooms to be a little smaller... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is close to public transport and walking distant to Darling Harbour and China Town. Paddy's Market is at the back of hotel. The rooms of hotel are small but comfortable and bathroom is cramped. It is Ok for only a short stay.

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Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was a little small as a large part of it was taken up by a king size bed. This was unnecessary as a queen size bed would have been more suitable, and would left room for an easy chair, much more suitable for watching TV, than laying on the bed. Bathroom was good and modern, with good hot water.

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Orange, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been staying at the Hotel up to 10 times a year over the last eight years and up until now my experience has been usually good. I have consistently booked a particular room when I have been staying with a friend or friends. I had not experienced any problems until my visit on 8th September. I was told... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of us arrived early and one of the three rooms we had booked was ready so we could leave our luggage and explore. We checked out what was needed for the early train to Broken Hill and then spent the afternoon in nearby Darling Harbour where there was plenty to occupy us. The staff at reception were helpful... More 

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Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown
Tiger-flanked archways on Dixon Street mark the entrance to the “little Asia” of Sydney. A walk through Chinatown is a feast for the senses where aromas, tastes, sounds and visions of dancing tigers transport you to a different world. Chinatown visitors can expect a melting pot of Asian food at the neighborhood's specialty delis and groceries. From yum cha to handmade noodles, BBQ ducks hanging in the window to Asian sweets and bakeries, there is something for all tastes. Paddy’s Markets is the largest flea market in Sydney where you can find souvenirs, clothing, gifts and fruit and vegetables at unbeatable prices. At night, Chinatown comes alive with entertainment including theater, nightclubs and bars that are open until the early morning.
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Internet
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Additional Information about The Great Southern Hotel

Address: 717 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (Formerly Pacific International Hotel Sydney)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Chinatown
Price Range: $92 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Great Southern Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 165
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Also Known As:
Great Southern Hotel
Great Southern Sydney
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#76 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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