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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

No toilet paper in toilet. Bathrooms yucky. No one cleans the shared bathroom!!! Abrasive reception staff. Old building. Lift is slow. No daily room cleaning. Cleaners were nice. Come with low expectations and you'll have a good time.

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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Location is not the worst. But; -rooms are very old and small -hot water is threadlike -staff is not friendly -no housekeeping -free wifi is a big lie (exist only at the lobby) -noisy The hotel is not a good value. It is recommandable to pay a bit more and choose a hotel more closer to the riverside.

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Argentina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has the worts reception service I have ever seen!! They are not interested, neither tried, to solve your problems. Really unkind and unhelpful (specially the manager of the hotel, Michell). The brekfast is really poor. The wifi doesn't work properly. The rooms are not well ilumitated. The cleaning service ran every 3 days!! Of course, don't recomend this...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If this hotel had been advertised as a 2 star hotel or at most a 3 star hotel and priced accordingly then this may have been a reasonable review. However, there were rodent baits on the floor in reception, the carpets were bare and torn through in places, the paid for king size bed was actually 2 small single beds...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The owner/manager is terrible. Do not give him your money. He was angrily ordering his poor reception staff around and mocking them in front of guests. They were new (probably high staff turnover due to their rude boss) and they were doing a good job. The owner/manager was just plain rude/abusive to his staff and completely unhelpful and inflexible when...

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Albury, Australia
Reviewed 17 January 2017

It's a great location, it's cheap and it's clean. It's not five star but it's not trying to be. I arrived to a 'Back in five minutes' sign on reception. 25 minutes later a slightly frazzled young lady showed up. Patrons complaining in reception, kicking off about lack of toilet paper and unmade rooms. I knew I was in for...

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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Let's be clear here - this is not a 5 star hotel and does not pretend to be. However, the staff are friendly, the rooms are clean and comfortable with a large flat screen TV, free wi fi, comfy bed and larger bathroom. For the price it represented exceptional value. And it included breakfast which was very good. For the...

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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Would never go back service was terrible werent helpful at all. Location good but not worth the stay more pleasant stay elsewhere. We booked for 3 adults and they only had room for 2 adults didnt even try to help sort it out quite rude.

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Thornhill, Canada
Reviewed 19 December 2016

An excellent location, close to CBD, the City Tram lines, Southern Cross Station and Flagstaff Gardens. We had great reception, a large, clean, comfortable room with extras like a fridge, plunger coffee , a long shower and satellite TV. For $6 we had a wonderful breakfast with many hot items, cereals and the like. The lounge bar has reasonable meals...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Great location. Free breakfast. Has an ironing board and iron. I got a room with my own shower. Great for the budget. I don't really need any other amenities. Especially since all I needed my room for was sleeping.

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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi

Additional Information about Hotel Sophia

Address: 277 King St | Box 14116, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
Price Range: $80 - $246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Sophia 4*
Number of rooms: 49
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Sophia Hotel Melbourne
Hotel Sophia Melbourne, Victoria
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#111 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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“Do not choose this hotel”
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“Smile at receptionist for best room available.”
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“3rd floor away from the elevator”
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“Good value for money.”
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