There is no one at the reception counter. You will have to ring the bell and wait. Thereafter, will be greeted by the hotel personnel who are not so friendly.
The breakfast choice was terribly limited- 4 types of cereals, bread and butter offered with ham, sunny side up egg and some cold hard boiled egg.
We confronted the male personnel at the hotel eating area as to why the egg was cold and he retorted by saying that "it's cooked". We certainly knew that it is cooked by virtue of the fact that the egg is hard and not fragile, but why is it cold... I wonder till now.
At the so called little restaurant, you will be met with a grumpy lady who cooks and at times walk out from the kitchen bringing food. Fried noodles apparently will only be available from 7 am onwards though the breakfast is opened at 6am.
We booked 3 rooms. The room with a King Bed and single Bed was huge and comfortable whereas the single Queen bedded room was exceptionally small.
The best thing about this hotel is that they have clean bathrooms in all the rooms.
There is no free wifi at the hotel. It is available at a nominal rate of AUD$1 per hour though i'm still hoping that it could be offered free.
This Hotel is located in Kings St. Very near to the Southern Cross Station and those staying here or nearby may opt to buy some groceries and/or mineral or sparkling water from the Coles supermarket located next to Southern Cross Station.
This Hotel is also within walking distance to the Queen Victoria Market, which is worth a visit.
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- Also Known As:
- Sophia Hotel Melbourne