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    Hotel Sophia

    277 King St | Box 14116, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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    Reviewed May 10, 2017

    Listed as a four star accomodation, it is far from that. If you would like to be talked down to, patronised, and made to feel like you are causing the hotel staff a huge inconvenience then this is your place. If you prefer to be...More

    Thank Anisa M
    Reviewed May 9, 2017

    Look, this place IS budget, there is no doubt about that. We chose to overlook all the signs as we researched on it beforehand and there's a pretty fair consensus that it is good value for money. It looks absolutely terrible from the outside and...More

    1  Thank raphmike
    Reviewed April 24, 2017

    I stayed here for 4 days and have no complaints or regrets. Great location in the heart of the Melbourne CBD and a couple of minutes on foot from the tram stop, within the free tram zone. It's about a 5 minute walk from the...More

    1  Thank Randolph M
    Reviewed April 16, 2017

    We visit Melbourne, from Tasmania, several times each year and always stay at the Sophia. Great value and location. The rooms provide all that you need and are always immaculate. Having someone on reception 24hrs is good. Love the extras of good quality coffee in...More

    1  Thank Pauline S
    Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

    Most affordable hotel I could find for my stay in Melbourne. Looks a bit dilapidated from the outside and reception very basic but my room was clean, well equipped and comfortable. Good, free wifi. Complimentary tea and milk which was nice. Very good location for...More

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    • $60 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #114 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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    TonygMildura
    June 20, 2017|
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    Response from Andrew S | Reviewed this property |
    I paid $6 for the breakfast too, only free after I have stay 7 days there and extended my stay for another 5 days for my son stay at Sophia hotel to settle into University of Melbourne student's accommodation.
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    May 29, 2015|
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    Response from Capehorn2 | Reviewed this property |
    They are just arrogant Contact your credit card provider - tell them you have been incorrectly charged
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    September 4, 2014|
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    Response from Carl G | Reviewed this property |
    Gday. I think they have a policy of a deposit taken from the credit card for everyone which is held. I checked my bank online and it was taken as "pending", but never went through as a charge. But ask them if youre unsure. I... More
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    "If there's no one at the reception, you could ring the bell and if that doesn't help call the..."
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    "There is no radio in the room just in case you need an alarm."
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