4.2 out of 5

"Central hotel, close to train station and paddys markets " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 04 Sep 2018

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Hotel Description

Great Southern Hotel Sydney puts you in the center of Haymarket, 2.4 km (1.5 mi) from University of Sydney and 2.7 km (1.7 mi) from Circular Quay. Highlights at this Art Deco hotel include a restaurant and a bar/lounge.

You can enjoy WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and safes, featured in all 167 rooms. Fridges, hairdryers, and phones are also available.

The restaurant, 1903, is open for breakfast. Great Southern Bar is the hotel's own pub, serving drinks along with lunch and dinner. Additionally, you'll find WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour front desk, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Buffet breakfast is available daily between 6:30 AM and 10:00 AM.

With a stay at this 4-star Haymarket hotel, you'll be 3.1 km (2 mi) from Sydney Opera House and 3.3 km (2 mi) from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Standard Double Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$74 per night

Standard Queen Room with Breakfast for 1

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Standard Room with no Housekeeping

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Twin with no Housekeeping

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Great Southern Hotel Sydney ratings based on 1,031 Verified Reviews

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

Guest reviews for Great Southern Hotel Sydney

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 17 Dec 2018

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 15 Dec 2018

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5 out of 5
Great location, value and facilities at an excellent price,

Posted by on 14 Dec 2018

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 13 Dec 2018

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4 out of 5
Close to train station and other attractions will be better when light rail is finished

Posted by on 11 Dec 2018

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5 out of 5
I really enjoyed my stay great location free parking that's always a plus from the moment I walked in very clean staff were friendly and kind I would recommend it to anyone

Posted by on 10 Dec 2018

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5 out of 5
The best location ever, it's close to everything....we walked to where we needed to go, and straight down the hill from central

Posted by on 28 Nov 2018

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4 out of 5
A lovely, convenient place to stay for a weekend sightseeing in Sydney

Posted by , from Parkes, NSW on 25 Nov 2018

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 25 Nov 2018

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4 out of 5
Checkin seamless. Service staff all brilliant. Rooms small and dated but contain everything you need. Basic free to air tv. No foxtel etc. Central to everything. Great location. I’d stay again.

Posted by , from Sydney on 23 Nov 2018

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About the Great Southern Hotel Sydney

Location 717 George Street, Haymarket, NSW 2000

Renovations + Closures

The property will be renovating from 02 October 2018 until 31 July 2019 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:

  • Selected guestrooms

During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimise noise and disturbance.

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is available in public spaces for a fee. Great Southern Hotel Sydney also features tour or ticket assistance, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a lift service. This 4-star Haymarket hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 167 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) (9.7 km / 6 mi)
  • Train station: Sydney Central Station (1.2 km / 0.8 mi)
  • Metro station: Capitol Square Light Rail Station (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking:

Room Amenities

Great Southern Hotel Sydney offers 167 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones.

  • Fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM.

1903 – This restaurant only serves breakfast.

Great Southern Bar – This pub serves lunch and dinner.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Please note on the day of booking the hotel will charge for the full cost of stay, including a credit card fee. The cost is non-refundable. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are 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. No on-site parking is available. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

Fees

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

  • Deposit: AUD 50 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 24 for adults and AUD 24 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 10 per 24-hour period (2-device limit, rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 10 per 24-hour period (2-device limit, rates may vary)
  • Early check-in fee: AUD 20 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: AUD 20 (subject to availability)
  • On-site 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 Southern Hotel Sydney Haymarket
  • Great Hotel
  • Great Southern
  • Great Southern Hotel Sydney
  • Great Southern Sydney
  • Great Southern Sydney Haymarket
  • Great ern Sydney Haymarket

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.