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    The Great Southern Hotel

    717 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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    • Excellent16%
    • Very good46%
    • Average24%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible5%
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    “central station” (158 reviews)
    “paddy's market” (61 reviews)
    “george street” (69 reviews)
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    The location of the hotel is it's greatest selling point. Handy to Chinatown, Darling Harbour and the CBD with excellent transport connections nearby. Within easy walking distance to a wonderfull array of shops and restaurants. The hotel was under renovation at the time of my...More

    Thank Gia M
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    The room was small, not really an issue as we weren't in there much. Unfortunately, the beds and pillows were hard, not a comfy night's sleep. The staff were lovely and helpful. They were doing work on the place, not too noisy. But, when we...More

    Thank normyle
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    The food is good, not great , unfortunately my salmon had the life cooked out of it! But, I can not go past the quality of the floor staff . I’m not sure if she was a natural red head but she is the greatest...More

    Thank kanwilson
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Stayed here for one night prior to a cruise. Room was clean, and comfortable and a decent size, there did seem to be a constant hum throughout the night from the alley below. The hotel backs on to Chinatown and Paddy's Market. We decided to...More

    1  Thank Kornholio555
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    What can I say ,,,,, after 6 nights in a camper van I was looking for a bit of luxury... not much.... clean sheets, good shower, clean spacious room..... we got non of these. Room filthy, so bad we asked to change rooms, human hairs...More

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    • US$83 - US$330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #85 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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    Tiger-flanked archways on Dixon Street mark the
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    transport you to a different world. Chinatown visitors
    can expect a melting pot of Asian food at the
    neighbourhood's specialty delis and groceries. From
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    Gina F
    18 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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    "try Adina hotels.... or any other you will be disappointed if you stay here."
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    "Rooms were clean & functional. Avoid room 607."
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    "ask for city view when booking if you want views I had a back room but was nice and quiet"
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