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Hobart, Australia
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We came down for a function. $15 for a Parmie and a pot. Which was pretty good for the price. Stayed in a room in the Motel. Rooms are in the process of a refurbishment. And ours was nice and fresh as a result. Mattress was really comfy. It's not the Ritz, but I thought it was fairly well priced... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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41 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Meals we're all good. Good variety, l came out hot without any fuss. Busy bistro, we went on a Friday night, best to book as it was popular. They had several tvs going showing sports etc. Was great as we watched the footy. Lots of events advertised, shows, morning melodies etc. Seemed good value.

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Thank Lynda K
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

I remember going to this place for a family dinner many moons ago,.. and when friends suggested we go there for dinner last night, I hesitantly agreed. I wish we went elsewhere. Got there around 5 to find the restaurant didn't open til 6pm. Staff in gaming room had zero interest in us, keeping their heads down avoiding eye contact... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Hotel staff courteous and friendly. Good typical of aussie pub food. Reasonably priced and good sized portions. Accomodation sub standard. Dated rooms in need of tidy up urgently. Curtains old and not closing completly. Light fittings and ceiling showing signs of water damage. Door to ensuite doesn't close and no exhaust fan. Lacking certain everyday essentials. Extra blankets and pillows... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

be the judge.. This pub does theme nights with cheap choices M-T but lunch choices all around $16 and no entrée sizes. Maybe I need to go back to eating in the bar to get a feed at a lunch time no fuss price. What my friends had was very nice.. No complaints with the food just the choices.. No... More 

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Thank RedTart1
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

We go here all the time and love it in the bar! Prefer the bar 100 times over the restaurant part. Yum food and great value! Service is quick and never disappointed! Menu not massive but great pub classics! Love the casual attire in the bar side and you can't go wrong for $15 for parmi and drink! Personally think... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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9 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Slightly dated room butHot water, firm comfortable beds, nice bathrooms, early checkin for free and a good pool but disappointed that wifi wasn't available from motel rooms and half the channels didn't work on TV. has normal pub food and a nice big Sphinx

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Margaret River Region, Australia
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Went to the races in Geelong and called in here on the way home , had an amazing feed in the sportsbar and Paul looked after us to a treat .......! Highly recommend , that good we are now staying in the accomodation ...! Atmosphere spot on and just a great place 👌👌

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Thank surftravellerman
Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

The rooms are small, bits of the furniture are falling apart, sound insulation is non existent. The pool wasn't clean when I visited, The air-con worked well. Good parking. Restaurant food quite nice.

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Thank Nick D
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

Had to check in at the pokies, the room was untidy, the toilet wasn't clean and the shower arm was half snapped so when I tried to shower the roof got wet. When I rang reception they weren't interested and said someone will look at it the next day. A cheap motel in every way except the price. Never again.

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Thank Steve L
Julie S, Front Office Manager at The Sphinx, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the venue. I am sorry that you weren't satisfied with our facilities. Due to major floods a few weeks ago, our rooms are not up to scratch at the moment. We are in the process of a full refurbishment in the next 6 weeks. Once again I sincerely apologize. More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Bar/Lounge
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Additional Information about The Sphinx

Address: 2 Thompson Rd, Geelong, Victoria 3215, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Geelong
Price Range: $75 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Sphinx 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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