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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)
    “china town” (72 reviews)
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    Reviewed 26 December 2015

    Good location near Central Station.Frequent bus transport on George St.Handy to Chinatown and Darling Harbour.Many restaurants nearby.Room fairly basic but comfortable.Good value for price.Staff not over friendly.Basic restaurant for in-house meals.

    Thank Geoffrey500
    Reviewed 25 December 2015

    We had to make a quick trip to Sydney to pick up a relative from Central Railway Station at 7am, 4 days before Christmas. It was a last minute decision to go up to Sydney the night before and we were very lucky to find...More

    Thank RussCanberra
    Reviewed 22 December 2015

    Chose this hotel due to its proximity to the (soon to be demolished) Entertainment Centre. It was only $119 so we weren't expecting much, but were pleasantly surprised. The room was quiet and comfortable and very close (5 minutes walk) to Central Station, Chinatown and...More

    Thank J A
    Reviewed 22 December 2015

    Good old style hotel, clean, comfortable and spacious room ( with couch), downstairs bar and friendly staff, with great access to all forms of transport around Sydney. Just a train ride from the airport to Central the a 3-4 mins walk to the Hotel. A...More

    Thank MARGOT S
    Reviewed 22 December 2015

    This hotel was part of a trip package.The location near Central Station was great, We had a quiet room overlooking a central court yard.Room facilities were good but we abhor shower-over-bath at our age. There was some weird arrangement with the restaurant - run by...More

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    • US$89 - US$322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #84 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 165
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    • Chinatown
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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
    4 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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    "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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    "Ask for biggest room available"
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    "Avoid, Australian branded hotel needs to learn from Asia"
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