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Singapore River, Singapore
Reviewed 6 April 2014

This is not about any individual staff but the hotel policy. The hotel charges a 2% fee when you book, even when it declares there is no cancellation penalty! It disguises this by stating there is a non-refundable 2% fee when you PAY by credit card. But if you reserve by a credit card, which is really a requirement, they...

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Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 3 April 2014

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...

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3Thank TYYL
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 April 2014 via mobile

I can't say anything about the hotel as I didn't actually make it to the hotel. I made an online booking and decided to call to confirm. The rude woman who answered the phone told me that the internet had overbooked. I tried to problem solve with her and she simply told me 'this is too complicated, I will cancel...

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3Thank ShelstaS
Perth
Reviewed 24 March 2014 via mobile

We called to make a booking because that's what their website said to so. The staff member had NO IDEA and directed us to book online. So we figured it out and did. Then the confirmation emails were wrong. So we called again to sort it out. In the end the staff member cancelled our booking because it was "all...

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6Thank nathypaps
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 21 March 2014

Hotel Sophia Melbourne first impression to my family members (3 of us) was just an ordinary budget Hotel by judgment from its outside appearance. Upon arrival at this Hotel, we found that the Hotel Room was indeed tidy and clean, and without any complaint whatsover. We put up in this Hotel for 3 Nights, and was awarded with good sleep....

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 11 March 2014

This is my second time staying at the Hotel Sophia. The hotel is within easy walking distance to the Melbourne CBD and very close to the King Street stop for the free circle-line tram. The standard room is of average size, the bed comfortable and the provision of a mini-fridge and kettle is great. The hotel is reasonably priced. The...

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Thank Maddy K
Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 11 March 2014

Room was clean and tidy that is the best it gets, all down hill from here.Bed or should i say beds squashed together were like sleeping on concrete as for the pillows they matched the bed so much so on the last night of a three day nightmare we rolled up the dressing gowns to use as pillows.Now on to...

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1Thank Scott B
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 8 March 2014

Wasn't sure what to expect, had the room with shared bathroom and breakfast included. Pleasantly surprised, room was reasonably big and clean, the little extras like coffee bags instead of instant and decent toiletries were great. The shared bathroom was clean and was less inconvenient than expected. Breakfast was pretty good considering we only paid $99 for room. Down side...

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Sydney, Canada
Reviewed 5 March 2014

Stayed at Sophia in February 2014. I had previously read some of the mixed reviews and was unsure whether booking this place was a good idea. I was, however, pleasantly surprised by standard and value. This is an inner city hotel at country rates. The staff were friendly and attentive. The included breakfast was good, and the attached bar served...

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Thank Geoff E
Sydney
Reviewed 5 March 2014

By reading the reviews you could be forgiven for thinking you are going to stay in hell, but it is not that at all. Yes - service is thin on the ground. But if you expect it and show some patience, it's fine. Not having a hotel full of staff means the costs are lower. They were always friendly and...

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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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Additional Information about Hotel Sophia

Address: 277 King St | Box 14116, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
Price Range: $84 - $214 (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
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#112 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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