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4.0 out of 5

"Great location. Room was modern & clean " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 15 May 2022

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Hotel Description

Great Southern Hotel Melbourne puts you in the heart of Melbourne, within just a 10-minute stroll of SEA LIFE Melbourne and Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant and in-room free WiFi.

LCD TVs with digital channels are featured in all 285 rooms, and you can enjoy coffee/tea makers, safes, and hair dryers. Refrigerators, phones, and irons/ironing boards are also available.

This smoke-free hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour front desk, and express check-out. Added amenities include laundry facilities, dry cleaning/laundry services, and free newspapers in the lobby. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Places within a 15-minute walk of this 3.5-star Melbourne Central Business District hotel include Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex and Marvel Stadium.

Mini Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$95* Per night/room 9 Jun. - 10 Jun.

72hr Self-Isolation Family Room - No Housekeeping

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Mini Double Room (No housekeeping)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Queen Room with No Housekeeping

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Twin Room with No Housekeeping

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Great Southern Hotel Melbourne ratings based on 380 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Great Southern Hotel Melbourne

Everyone (182) Couples (64) Family (79)
5 out of 5
Great location. Room was modern & clean

Posted by on 15 May 2022

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17 May 2022 by Eds

Hi Rowan, Thank you for taking the time to send your review. We do take pride in catering to our guests’ needs the best way we can. We will surely continue bringing out the best service to our guests. Please reach out to our reception for any issues during the stay so we can better assist you. The Great Southern Hotel Melbourne provides the perfect location for both the tourist and business clients at a very affordable price, placing you within extremely proximity to all the wonderful Melbourne attractions. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you again at GSH! Sincerely, The Great Southern Hotel Melbourne

5 out of 5
Across from Southern Cross Station was very convenient. Public transport out front too.

Posted by on 15 May 2022

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15 May 2022 by Eds

Hi Gwen, Thank you for taking the time to send your feedback. We do take pride in catering to our guests’ needs the best way we can. We will surely continue bringing out the best service to our guests. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you again at GSH! Sincerely, The Great Southern Hotel Melbourne

3 out of 5
Stayed 3 nights only had supplies for 1night ie coffee and toiletries, no hand towel .

Posted by on 15 May 2022

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17 May 2022 by Eds

Hi Ellen, Thank you for taking the time to send your review. We do take pride in catering to our guests’ needs the best way we can. We will surely continue bringing out the best service to our guests. Please reach out to our reception for any issues during the stay so we can better assist you. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you again at GSH! Sincerely, The Great Southern Hotel Melbourne

5 out of 5
Great location!

Posted by on 14 May 2022

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15 May 2022 by Eds

Hi Kate, Thank you for taking the time to send your feedback. We do take pride in catering to our guests’ needs the best way we can. We will surely continue bringing out the best service to our guests. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you again at GSH! Sincerely, The Great Southern Hotel Melbourne

5 out of 5
Quick check in and check out

Posted by on 10 May 2022

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12 May 2022 by Marimar

Hi Jason, Thank you for taking the time to send your review. The Great Southern Hotel Melbourne provides the perfect location for both the tourist and business clients at a very affordable price, placing you within extremely close proximity to all the wonderful Melbourne attractions. We do take pride in catering to our guests’ needs the best way we can. We will surely continue bringing out the best service to our guests. Please reach out to our reception for any issues during the stay so we can better assist you. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you again at GSH! Sincerely, The Great Southern Hotel Melbourne

5 out of 5
Friendly, clean and ver convenient.

Posted by on 26 Apr. 2022

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26 Apr. 2022 by Marimar

Hi Vicki, Thank you for taking the time to send your feedback. The Great Southern Hotel Melbourne provides the perfect location for both the tourist and business clients at a very affordable price, placing you within extremely close proximity to all the wonderful Melbourne attractions. We do take pride in catering to our guests’ needs the best way we can. We will surely continue bringing out the best service to our guests. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you again at GSH! Sincerely, The Great Southern Hotel Melbourne

4 out of 5
Convenient.

Posted by on 23 Apr. 2022

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28 Apr. 2022 by Marimar

Hi Kris, Thank you for taking the time to send your review. The Great Southern Hotel Melbourne provides the perfect location for both the tourist and business clients at a very affordable price, placing you within extremely close proximity to all the wonderful Melbourne attractions. We do take pride in catering to our guests’ needs the best way we can. We will surely continue bringing out the best service to our guests. We appreciate the feedback about bathroom shelf and we will surely coordinate with our maintenance and housekeepin team so this issue won't happen in the future. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you again at GSH! Sincerely, The Great Southern Hotel Melbourne

5 out of 5
Large comfortable room. Excellent position and Very helpful staff.

Posted by on 18 Apr. 2022

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26 Apr. 2022 by Marimar

Hi Robert, Thank you for taking the time to send your feedback. The Great Southern Hotel Melbourne provides the perfect location for both the tourist and business clients at a very affordable price, placing you within extremely close proximity to all the wonderful Melbourne attractions. We do take pride in catering to our guests’ needs the best way we can. We will surely continue bringing out the best service to our guests. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you again at GSH! Sincerely, The Great Southern Hotel Melbourne

4 out of 5
the hotel was in a very convenient location for my stay in melbourne

Posted by on 10 Apr. 2022

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11 Apr. 2022 by Eds

Hi Adrian, Thank you for taking the time to send your feedback. The Great Southern Hotel Melbourne provides the perfect location for both the tourist and business clients at a very affordable price, placing you within extremely close proximity to all the wonderful Melbourne attractions. We do take pride in catering to our guests’ needs the best way we can. We will surely continue bringing out the best service to our guests. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you again at GSH! Sincerely, The Great Southern Hotel Melbourne

4 out of 5
Convenient and comfortable but no individual light over bed. Switches didn’t work.

Posted by on 9 Apr. 2022

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11 Apr. 2022 by Eds

Hi Reginald, Thank you for taking the time to send your feedback. We do take pride in catering to our guests’ needs the best way we can. Please feel free to call our 24/7 reception desk should you encounter any issues during your stay. We will do our best to rectify the issue as much as we can. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you again at GSH! Sincerely, The Great Southern Hotel Melbourne

About the Great Southern Hotel Melbourne

Location 44 Spencer Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. WiFi is free in public spaces. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby are also featured at Great Southern Hotel Melbourne. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3.5-star Melbourne hotel is smoke free.

  • 285 guestrooms or units
  • 6 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • Dining venue
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Train station: Southern Cross Station (0.7 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Great Southern Hotel Melbourne offers 285 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. 32-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. This Melbourne hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains.

  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Great Southern Hotel Melbourne has a restaurant on site.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

All guests will be required to present new COVID-19 test results every 4 days, more details will be provided by the property.

This property's cleaning deposit covers additional sanitation costs, to be imposed if a guest receives a positive COVID-19 test result during their stay at the property. Otherwise the deposit is refundable via credit card within 7 days after check-out.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, Union Pay, debit cards, and cash. This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Debit cards
  • UnionPay
  • Staffed front desk
  • Security system
  • Credit card pre-authorisation
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are not provided with hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety
  • Property does not require health documentation at check-in

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Cash deposit: AUD 100 per accommodation, per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: AUD 25 per night
  • Early check-in fee: AUD 20 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: AUD 30 (subject to availability)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 percent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Great Melbourne
  • Great Southern Hotel Melbourne
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  • Hotel Great Southern Melbourne
  • Melbourne Great Southern Hotel
  • Southern Hotel Melbourne
  • Southern Melbourne
  • Enterprize Hotel Melbourne
  • Great Southern Hotel
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  • Great Southern Hotel Melbourne Hotel
  • Great Southern Hotel Melbourne Melbourne
  • Great Southern Hotel Melbourne Hotel Melbourne
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.