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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Dined here twice both times the food was quite good and the service was great. The front bar has a good pub feel about it and we went to the band night on the Saturday night in the front bar which was quite packed. Good size bottle shop and pokies area.

Thank Trevor P
Albury, Australia
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Went out for dinner, my brother had recommended the Sphinx, as it has a great playground for the kids.The first thing you notice about this place is the Sphinx head and egyptian decor out the front and in the entry. It is very cool! Reminded me a bit of when we stayed at The Luxor in Vegas, which is an...

Thank 910corinne
Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We popped in last Sunday and were able to get a table at 11.30 AM, although around midday the restaurant filled rapidly. My partner had the entrée size Roast of the Day (Pork) which was well cooked and tender, my Son had the Battered Fish (Flake) and Chips and I had the Veal Parma which had a slice of fresh...

1Thank Alan D
Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Good clean venue. Great value and variety in the menu. They have specialty nights with low prices. Excellent service. There is an alcove that can be booked by groups. This must be pre booked. We have attended on a busy night and still had good service.

1Thank KGS516
Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We came down for a function. $15 for a Parmie and a pot. Which was pretty good for the price. Stayed in a room in the Motel. Rooms are in the process of a refurbishment. And ours was nice and fresh as a result. Mattress was really comfy. It's not the Ritz, but I thought it was fairly well priced...

1Thank lxmxwll
Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Meals we're all good. Good variety, l came out hot without any fuss. Busy bistro, we went on a Friday night, best to book as it was popular. They had several tvs going showing sports etc. Was great as we watched the footy. Lots of events advertised, shows, morning melodies etc. Seemed good value.

1Thank Lynda K
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I remember going to this place for a family dinner many moons ago,.. and when friends suggested we go there for dinner last night, I hesitantly agreed. I wish we went elsewhere. Got there around 5 to find the restaurant didn't open til 6pm. Staff in gaming room had zero interest in us, keeping their heads down avoiding eye contact...

Thank lovemyasiancuisine
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Hotel staff courteous and friendly. Good typical of aussie pub food. Reasonably priced and good sized portions. Accomodation sub standard. Dated rooms in need of tidy up urgently. Curtains old and not closing completly. Light fittings and ceiling showing signs of water damage. Door to ensuite doesn't close and no exhaust fan. Lacking certain everyday essentials. Extra blankets and pillows...

1Thank Andrew W
Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

be the judge.. This pub does theme nights with cheap choices M-T but lunch choices all around $16 and no entrée sizes. Maybe I need to go back to eating in the bar to get a feed at a lunch time no fuss price. What my friends had was very nice.. No complaints with the food just the choices.. No...

1Thank RedTart1
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

We go here all the time and love it in the bar! Prefer the bar 100 times over the restaurant part. Yum food and great value! Service is quick and never disappointed! Menu not massive but great pub classics! Love the casual attire in the bar side and you can't go wrong for $15 for parmi and drink! Personally think...

1Thank ClaireyBala

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Address: 2 Thompson Rd, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3215, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > City of Greater Geelong > Geelong
Price Range: €75 - €111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Sphinx 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Didn't stay although there are rooms and swimming pool there for those who might want to.”
 of 5 bubbles Termac2013, 23 Apr 2014 | Read review
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