Great Southern Hotel Sydney

717 George Street, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia
+61 292 894 400

Cheapest
rate per night

8.3

Excellent
based on 5,397 reviews
Great Southern Hotel Sydney - Sydney, NSW, Australia
04.12 Fri
-
05.12 Sat
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Provider Nightly total
Trip.com ₪140
Booking.com ₪147
₪150
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Value for money

8.4

Distance to city center

0.4 km

Location rating

9.3

Nearest Airport

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Distance to airport

7.0 km

Rooms

04.12 Fri
05.12 Sat

Standard Rooms

₪140+

Bed type
Provider
Total stay + taxes & fees
Unknown
₪140
Unknown
₪147
Unknown
₪150
Unknown
₪151
Unknown
₪151
Unknown
₪157
Unknown
₪166
Unknown
₪171
Unknown
₪224
Unknown
₪870

Reviews

Pros

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Traveler rating

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  • Excellent
    Feb 2019
    8.8

    The staff was fantastic! We were able to check our bags and then go and see the city. Super convenient with a 5 minute walk to Central Station and then rode the Big Red Bus for 2 days. Quiet room and very reasonable rate for a Saturday night. And nearby Paddy's Market and some great local food.

    No ice available and the water temperature in the shower was inconsistent. But would still select them again if in Sydney.

  • Good
    Feb 2019
    7.4

    Cocaroches in bed

  • Excellent
    Apr 2018
    8.2

    Great Location, good rates.

    The location is fantastic, close to public transport and the open top bus tour. Room was small but cosy with basic amenities. Has a restaurant and pub/bar attached to it.

    Wi-Fi - 1GB of data in a 24-hr cycle for $22 is criminally expensive in today's day and age. Also, drinking water was not included in the room, which is one of the most basic complementary items provided in every other hotel.

  • Okay
    Dec 2017
    5.7

    Clean room with a spacious layout. If you're only looking to sleep and shower its a good place. Nothing is complimentary.

    This place will nickle and dime you to death. I was surprised I didn't have to pay extra to gave running water. Nothing is complimentary. They charge extra to store your bags, insane rates to do laundry ($5 per pair of underwear as a start). Internet charged with time interval, but all have a 1,000 mb limit that I'm pretty sure us programmed to countdown autonomously. I purchased 24 hrs of internet and it reached its bandwidth limit within 20 minutes after I sent 2 emails and accessed 3 webpages. Overall, not ideal for business travel or long term travel.

  • Okay
    Dec 2015
    5.7

    Comfort is certainly not the goal

    Location--close to Central Station.

    The bed was really uncomfortable. I hadn't slept in nearly 24 hours, and I could barely sleep on this bed. The rest of the room served its purpose moderately well, but was in desperate need of a bit of color/an upgrade.

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About

Overview

The Great Southern Hotel Sydney is centrally located in a protected historic building dating back to the 19th century. There are 176 rooms that come equipped with a work desk, a private bathroom, flat-screen TV, complimentary toiletries, a kitchenette, and a wake-up alarm service. There is also air conditioning. Additional accommodations include an iron and hairdryer for guests in each room. Those booking their stays at the hotel have access to the property’s WiFi, which is available for a small fee.

The front desk in the lobby of the hotel stays open 24 hours a day to be accommodating to guests at any time. Additional services can be requested such as laundry, dry cleaning, baggage storage, and express check-in and check-out. Guests staying overnight can enjoy the free breakfast buffet in the on-site restaurant each morning. The restaurant is also open for lunch and dinner with an a la carte menu.

Visitors staying at The Great Southern Hotel Sydney are a five-minute walk away from The Bear Bar, Betty’s Burgers & Concrete Co, Basket Brothers, Capitol Theatre, and the Chinese Garden of Friendship. The Kingsford Smith Airport is just five miles away, and there are taxi services available through the front desk. The metro station is a few minutes away on foot.

Visitors who are staying for business reasons can make use of the fax and photocopying machines on-site. Families booking large parties can request different room types or extra services for a comfortable stay.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Air Conditioning

8.3 Excellent

based on 5,397 reviews

8.4

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.6

Staff

8.4

Value for money

Check in

14:00

Check out

10:00

Cancellation/prepayment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

ATM on-site
Electric kettle
Radio
Ticket service
Wake-up service
Wi-Fi available in all areas
Internet
Daily housekeeping
Increased accessibility
Wi-Fi
Fax/photocopying
Family rooms
Linens
Concierge service
Towels
Safety deposit box
Fire extinguisher
Laundry facilities
Elevator
Laundry service
Flat-screen TV
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Free toiletries
Shampoo
Photocopier service
Smoke alarms
Heating
Shower
Tour desk
Accessible by elevator
Physical distancing in dining areas
Physical distancing rules
Golf
First-aid kit
Interconnected room(s) available
Socket near the bed
Alarm clock
Key card access
CCTV in common areas
CCTV outside property
No smoking
Garage
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Body soap
Hairdryer
Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
Tea/coffee maker
Telephone
Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
Carpeted
24-hour security
Air-conditioned
Toilet
Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
Toilet paper
Safe
Airport shuttle (surcharge)
Clothes rack
Trash cans
Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning service
TV
Pets not allowed
Upper floors accessible by elevator
Conditioner
Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
Parking (surcharge)
Desk
Private bathroom
Walk-in shower
Wardrobe or closet
24hr front desk
Designated smoking area
Storage available
Private parking
Shuttle service (additional charge)

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Location

Most Popular Landmarks

  • Darling Harbour 1 km
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  • Hyde Park 1 km
  • Sydney Tower 1.2 km
  • Pitt Street Mall 1.2 km
  • St Mary's Cathedral 1.3 km

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