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The Great Southern Hotel
Ranked #135 of 161 Hotels in Melbourne
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for a night. Cheap price for 3. And that is what you get. Location is good. Walking distance from train station. Room def outdated. Like an old hotel room. Cleanliness is not evident. I've stayed in the room only for few hours nd something bit ne in the eye. Bed bug? Maybe. To store a luggage is $2 per item. Will i stay here again? If i have no other choice.

Stayed: November 2017, travelled with family
Thank dh007DM
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

WE had four nights here in October, our first stay in Melbourne. Very convenient after flying in from Perth and via Skybus to Southern Cross Station across the road. Easy check-in but the first time to our room was a bit funny going up to go down!! Our room was large and the bed comfy and the street noise was minimal, so we had good nights sleep....well located to walk anywhere Southbank, Docklands, Draculas, Victoria markets and just s short stroll to the CBD and Chinatown...we also have stayed in the G. S. in Sydney and we were not disappointed in Melbourne...thank you TEAM...

Stayed: October 2017
Thank Bruce W
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Great location. Basic rooms not the cleanest, alot of wear and tear as walls badly marked. Had to wear flip flops in shower as it didnt look clean. Toilet brush was disgusting. Beds not very comfortable with only one pillow. Would not return.

Stayed: November 2017, travelled with friends
Thank Elizabeth D
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

The motel was right across the road from Southern Cross Station. The room was good but the tv was in an awkward position as you couldn’t watch it from bed. The staff were friendly and helpful and I would definitely stay here again when transiting through Melbourne.

Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank Susan G
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Recently visited Melbourne and had to stay close to the city centre and found the " Great Southern hotel " located near Southern Cross railway station.A very reasonably priced hotel accommodation in the free tram zone and other public transport--.walking is also very easy to the Federation Square area---- highly recommended for the budget conscience traveller for that short stay in Melbourne .

Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about The Great Southern Hotel

Address: 44 Spencer St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Formerly Hotel Enterprize)
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#109 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
Price Range: $88 - $226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Great Southern Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 256
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Great Southern Hotel Melbourne provides the perfect location for both the tourist and business client alike, at a very affordable price, placing you within extremely close proximity to all the wonderful Melbourne attractions. This amenable Melbourne City Hotel is located minutes from the Southern Cross Station and interstate Bus and Train Terminal and a short drive from Melbourne Airport. The Great Southern Hotel comprises 2 separate sections - both dedicated to the business/leisure client featuring Family rooms; while the New Standard rooms and Classic rooms overlook a spacious courtyard - a virtual oasis in Melbourne's CBD. Situated within close proximity to the Crown Casino and Entertainment complex, Melbourne Aquarium, Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre, Etihad Stadium and Southbank. Trams and public transport virtually at the door providing easy access to all that Melbourne has to offer. Wifi available at an additional cost. Hot buffet breakfast is available at a cost of $21 per person (served between 6:30am to 10:00am) $50 cash deposit or $50 pre-authorisation on credit card for Security Key Bond collection per room on arrival. Porter service is not available, however Luggage storage is available at a cost of $2 per bag per day. Additional administration fee applies when making payment via credit card or EFTPOS to settle incidentals during check out. Great Southern Hotel is a smoke free property with no smoking permitted in guest rooms. This Hotel does not cater to bookings of unaccompanied minors under the age of 18 years. ***Currently a lobby refurbishment is in place to March 2015. The works will not affect any rooms, but may cause some delays at check-in and checkout times. The temporary reception area will be clearly marked with signage. Noise may reach high levels between 10am and 5pm.** ... more   less 
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Enterprize Hotel Melbourne

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