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Kingaroy, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Booked to stay here for a couple of nights. Upon arrival we found ourself given the wrong room - spa room booking but no spa. Contacted reception after finding number (no compendium) and was told there was a maintenance issue. Manager came to see us and said we could move to spa room the next day. We were offered breakfast...

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Dirranbandi, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove eight hours from out west. Booking had been accidently cancelled but rebooked with upgrade no problem. Have to acknowledge that the hotel is currently being renovated. We don't spend a lot of time in the room when we are away. Room was great, convenience to Queen Street Mall and everywhere else was fantastic. Car parking normal fees for city...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is nothing like described on the website and it doesn't look like on the pictures at all. First of all the reception area is a construction site and the guy on the reception doesn't even greet you or say anything at all. He just stand behind his desk and ignores every guest entering and leaving the hotel. Parking...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The room is functional enough but if I had any other choice, this hotel would be one of the last in my list. The complimentary coffee tastes good though. But overall, this was a bit of a disappointment.

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is in such a wonderful location. Just a few minutes walk and you are in the botanic gardens or Queen street mall. The rooms are huge and clean. The hotel is very basic but it was perfect for a weekend of catching up with family.Hotel staff very helpful and polite, If you have an early flight into Brisbane...

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China
Reviewed 15 December 2016

At present this hotel is offering very good deals and there's a reason why. The hotel has become part of The Great Southern Hotel Group. Until the changeover is complete, business people or those who prefer some organisation should give it a miss. On the other hand, we had an excellent one night stay at a hugely discounted price. Our...

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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

From the moment we entered we didnt have a very good impression and it only git worse from there. We were booked into an executive spa room on the twelfth floor, when we opened the door, the view over the river was amazing. The room was tired and not appealing at all, when we closed the curtain there was vomit...

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Noosa, Australia
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Was very difficult to find as there is no signage for Rendeavous Hotel. All signs on building say Great Southern Hotel! Hotel is badly in need of a renovation. Restaurant/cafe was closed, rooms are very tired with stained carpet and mould in shower. Aircon didn't work well. Bed was clean and comfy at least. Car park is very tight. Location...

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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed 1 night on business trip. Place is in need of a revamp. Restaurant was closed even though right in reception area (not a good look). Maybe under new management hence the disorganised feel but was hard to find when the name has changed with no indication of Rendezvous in signage! Shower fitting was bad and parts of bathroom need...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We enjoyed our one nights stay. Room had an amazing view. Complementary coffee pod machine was a lovely touch. Hotel is in a great position. Service was fantastic. Buffet breakfast station wasn't very clean.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Great Southern Hotel Brisbane (formerly Rendezvous Hotel Brisbane on George) offers a variety of fully refurbished standard and executive rooms in the heart of Brisbane's CBD (Central Business District). Each of our 99 rooms are equipped with air conditioning, a refrigerator, tea/coffee making facilities, flat-screen TV's, an iPod dock and a work desk. Whether for business or leisure, you will appreciate having the best of Brisbane at your doorstep as we are a short walk from the exciting Treasury Casino, Brisbane City Hall, the Botanic Gardens, Queen Street Mall and Roma Street Parkland. Also, The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Center, Suncorp Stadium and the Gabba are within easy reach of the hotel. Highlights at this hotel include 24-hour reception, an outdoor swimming pool, a rooftop terrace, small exercise room and secure parking is available at an additional cost. **Refurbishment will be taking place in the restaurant and lobby from Mid December 2016 to April 2017** ... more   less 

Additional Information about Great Southern Hotel

Address: 103 George Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4001, Australia (Formerly Rendezvous Hotel Brisbane on George)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
Price Range: €54 - €106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Great Southern Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 99
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Also Known As:
Brisbane Marque Hotel
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#50 Business Hotel in Brisbane
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“Ask for a room with river view.”
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“Rooms facing the river side,12th floor up. Night views excellent. Executive King is a decent size but all bathrooms are tiny.”
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