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    The Great Southern Hotel

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    717 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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    Reviewed 6 November 2015

    It was billed as four star but in our view the room was too small and there are too many corridors. It would be easy to get lost, especially if there was a fire. We had a disabled room ( we aren't disabled). the bathroom...More

    Thank WillCopacabana
    Reviewed 4 November 2015

    Visiting Sydney with my son, who was attending training close by. We stayed at The Great Southern for 5 nights, our room was located at the back of the building, which we found very quiet. The twin room was small, but my son was at...More

    1  Thank Diane S
    Reviewed 2 November 2015

    Very clean and quiet, for the middle of Sydney. Check-in was quick and easy, and the room was very adequate. We had a twin room, which was small, but who stays in their hotel room when in the heart of Sydney? For the location, the...More

    1  Thank Cathy E
    Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

    I took my family from Ireland on a weeks hoilday to sydney. We booked into the hotel the reception staff were not friendly very rude. We decided to have breakfast which was 11$ for a sandwich egg bacon etc and a glass of orange juice...More

    2  Thank Aoife B
    Reviewed 1 November 2015

    I stayed at Great Southern as it was fairly cheap and close to where I was attending a workshop. I had my misgivings when looking at some of the reviews on trip advisor but since I wouldn't be spending much time in the room itself...More

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    • USD 88 - USD 251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #84 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 165
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    • Chinatown
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    Gina F
    19 July 2017|
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    Response from TimeLordAU | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, the same key as your room
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    KimR626
    16 February 2017|
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    Response from Glenn T | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry for the late reply. The hotel has a car park underneath. Not sure if rates though.
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    PADDLE4857
    5 November 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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    "One with a lounge room area, not just a bed as those rooms are too cramped."
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    "Quiet, very handy to inner Sydney (harbour 15 minutes walk)"
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    "larger mobility focused rooms are available on request"
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    "Upgrade to a suite - it's worth it. Newly renovated, impeccably clean, reception very helpful and..."
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