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    The Great Southern Hotel

    717 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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          Overview
          • Excellent16%
          • Very good46%
          • Average24%
          • Poor9%
          • Terrible5%
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          “central station” (151 reviews)
          “george street” (67 reviews)
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          241 - 245 of 894 reviews

          Reviewed December 1, 2015

          Clean, tidy, perfect location, room serviced every day, comfortable bed. Anyone over 194 cm might get stuck in the toilet. 2 almost complaints - wifi is $22 per night. Except it is free in the public bar. The public bar is an adventure for anyone...More

          1  Thank Gordon P
          Reviewed November 30, 2015

          The room was clean and tidy and quiet - mine was in the middle of the fourth floor. The whole place feels very impersonal and the location, although central, is not the best in Sydney. I had the breakfast sandwich was nice enough and filling.

          1  Thank Sylvia M
          Reviewed November 27, 2015

          Basic hotel room, nice and helpful staff, good food in the bar. Good location with it only yup blocks from the Central train station. Easy to walk up George Street to great shopping and food. Quiet hotel

          1  Thank Michael C
          Reviewed November 20, 2015

          Stayed in room 805 mid October for 1 night. Quiet location away from the lift. Double room was comfortable for 3 adults. 5 minutes walk from Central Railway station, staff were very helpful and courteous, who booked our airport shuttle for the following morning. The...More

          Thank Rob W
          Reviewed November 16, 2015

          Stayed for two nights in a double room. Good value for accomm in the heart of the city. Room small but adequate. Staff friendly and meals in the hotel next door also good value. Had a room on the 7th floor which faced the street,...More

          Thank CharliePQ
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          • $77 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #82 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 165
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          KimR626
          Parking options?
          February 15, 2017|
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          Response from Janette O | Reviewed this property |
          not sure of parking but close to Central Railway
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          PADDLE4857
          We always have breakfast if available when staying in accommodation. GSH have eggs cooked to order. Strange question I know but cannot stand pre cooked scrambled eggs in a warmer! Thanks in advance
          November 4, 2016|
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          Response from Beryl R | Reviewed this property |
          The cooks on duty, so when you enter the dining room ask them to cook your eggs according to your wishes. I'm sure they will oblige.
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          kowhai16
          Hi, I am booked to stay on 23, 24' 25 December. Will be coming from cruise ship. What is easiest way to get to motel.
          September 10, 2016|
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          Response from Sellars13 | Reviewed this property |
          Hi Rob is correct in saying what he mentioned , I'd catch an Uber , which isn't that expensive ... or train . Enjoy your holiday , and try a trip by ferry to Manly 😎😎
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          "At the moment you want to be away from George St."
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          "Nothing really special on any floor. Internal courtyard. No views"
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          "Room 214 was good"
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          "Ask for a restored room."
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