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The Great Southern Hotel
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

This hotel is ideally located being a minute's walk from central station. I turned up at 8.30am after a flight from the UK. Unsurprisingly my room was not ready, but they allowed me to have a shower and freshen up and stored my luggage all day whilst I looked round Sydney. The room was comfortable. The wired internet in the room was a welcome bonus.

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

The location of this hotel is great. It's on all the main bus routes (including the free tourist bus to Circular Quay) and is only a couple of minutes from Central Station. Walking time to Circular Quay is around 30 minutes and only about 10 minutes to Darling Harbour.
The hotel room we had was on the small side for us (we stayed 8 nights, for shorter stays this would be fine), but it had everything you needed and a decent sized bathroom. The decor is rather dated but the room was clean, tidy and quiet. I won't comment on the price as we stayed over New Year when all the hotels prices in Sydney are hiked right up.
The bar was great and the food decent, at reasonable prices. You get an hours free WiFi when you buy a drink or order food.
For a shorter trip I'd happily stay here again.

Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

Stayed here for a night with my daughter in a twin room. Small but clean. Easy walk to Darling Harbour. 5 minutes walk from Central Station. Great value. Breakfast wasn't that good but did the job. Would stay again for proximity to everything and great value.

  • Stayed: January 2013
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Reviewed January 21, 2013

Average hotel, old building but well maintain. Lots of asian stayed in this hotel probably manage by Chinese,hotel food not attractive but easy to find halal food near the hotel,China town just behind the hotel. There are few Malaysian restraunt around so don't have to worry about malaysian food. Sydney Opera house are not so far from this hotel , just about 20 minutes walking.

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed January 14, 2013

This was a great location as it was near central station and so a quick train ride to the airport. Also near China Town and Paddy's Market. At $100 a night we thought it was a great price. Our room was small but clean and we had no noise late at night. We loved the Art Deco style. Pub underneath was good fun.

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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