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    The Great Southern Hotel

    44 Spencer St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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    Savings alert: 11% below average rate
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          USD 67*
          USD 63*
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          • Very good36%
          • Average27%
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          Reviewed 17 November 2015

          Terrible service, terrible room particularly Room #235 there is a big spotlight on the awning outside of the building that shines straight into the room even with the curtains are closed seems to shut off somewhere around 2am. Extremely basic room nothing flash here and...More

          Thank NicoleScrap
          Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

          left feeling quite disappointed, We have a girlfriend staying in the hotel for a week from Adelaide so we booked a room at the great southern and stayed one night to visit her before returning home to the Gold Coast. Customer service at the front...More

          1  Thank Melanielorraine
          Reviewed 15 November 2015

          Location is great, just across the Southcross Station which is the center hub for all train services. Tram station also is very near for travel within the free tram zone or outside the CBD. My room is not facing the main street so is quite...More

          1  Thank edmund c
          Reviewed 12 November 2015

          Pictures dont do the room any justice. they are quite spacious and we had more than enough room to really let our hair down and relax. Not a huge issue for us but we did have a room that had no window so make sure...More

          1  Thank Adz2026
          Reviewed 12 November 2015

          Nice hotel for the money. Certainly not in the top end of hotels but it was nice for the price. Location is good and I would definitley saty here again. It suited our needs with the train station very close by.

          1  Thank Ptpower2004
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          • Self-Serve Laundry
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          • Multilingual Staff
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          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
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          • Price range
          • USD 56 - USD 149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #106 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 256
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          716luke
          Hi, does this hotel charge a Bond or a Pre Authorisation upon check in? Thanks,
          8 March 2017|
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          Response from clarkey65 | Reviewed this property |
          I don't think so I don't really remember if they did or not
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          j0er677
          Are there Security doors at the front. Have a mate coming to watch footy can I give him room number and he can reach the door no problem?
          7 March 2017|
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          Response from Luigia C | Reviewed this property |
          As everybody said, there is a card-key so probably the best things is ask to them if is possible( maybe if you leave his name should be fine!). Anyway they are very friendly so go haed and ask:)
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          Mieraz M
          Hi I wonder if there is an iron and iron board in each of the hotel rooms? Can you all tell me, at least I know if I need to bring my iron along or not
          16 January 2017|
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          Response from dalrance | Reviewed this property |
          yes there is
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          Room Tips
          "Some of the front rooms have been refurbished."
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          "Stay at another hotel"
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          "In hindsight, I think I would have preferred to pay more for a room by myself, that was smaller and just..."
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          "There are two lifts and top floors likely to be quietest"
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