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4.1 out of 5

"For a very old hotel we love staying there for the 4 th. Time very convenient to Central station and staff very helpful " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 27 Mar 2020

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Hotel Description

Great Southern Hotel Sydney places you in the center of Haymarket, steps from Paddy's Market and within a short 5-minute stroll of Capitol Theatre. Highlights at this Art Deco hotel include a restaurant and in-room LCD TVs.

All 167 rooms feature TVs with digital channels, and you can enjoy WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and safes. Refrigerators, hair dryers, and phones are also available.

The buffet restaurant, 1903, is open for breakfast. Great Southern Bar is the hotel's own pub, serving drinks along with lunch and dinner. Added amenities include WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. There's also self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Attractions within a 10-minute walk of this 4-star Sydney Central Business District hotel include World Square Shopping Centre and Powerhouse Museum.

Standard Queen Room with no Housekeeping

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$69* Per night/room 16 Jun. - 17 Jun.

Standard Queen Room with Breakfast for 1

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Standard Queen Room

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 989 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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5 out of 5

Posted by on 1 Jun. 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 1 Apr. 2020

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3 Apr. 2020 by Front Desk

Thanks for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback!

5 out of 5
For a very old hotel we love staying there for the 4 th. Time very convenient to Central station and staff very helpful

Posted by , from Adelaide on 27 Mar. 2020

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30 Mar. 2020 by Reservations

Thank you so much, and we will see you in the future.

2 out of 5
I won’t say unique, more like common that the Property did not match the brochure, no cable/Pay tv. Millennial Staff questioned if I knew how to use the card for the elevator when it wouldn’t work???

Posted by on 22 Mar. 2020

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25 Mar. 2020 by Sakar

We're sorry you were unhappy - we'll work hard to fix the issue you experienced. Thanks for letting us know

5 out of 5
Great location, close to central railway, trams at front door for trips into CBD, good food and price at restaurant and good price for accommodation.

Posted by on 20 Mar. 2020

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25 Mar. 2020 by Sakar

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 19 Mar. 2020

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25 Mar. 2020 by Sakar

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4 out of 5
A reliable hotel for visiting Sydney, close to Central and China Town, clean, friendly and well priced.

Posted by on 17 Mar. 2020

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18 Mar. 2020 by Sakar

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 15 Mar. 2020

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15 Mar. 2020 by Elan

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4 out of 5
We loved having a room with a view. We love the character of this hotel It’s very central Great new lift Haven’t anything negative to record

Posted by on 10 Mar. 2020

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12 Mar. 2020 by Reservations

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 9 Mar. 2020

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12 Mar. 2020 by Reservations

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About the Great Southern Hotel Sydney

Location 717 George Street, Haymarket, NSW 2000

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. The business-friendly Great Southern Hotel Sydney also features tour/ticket assistance, concierge services, and laundry facilities. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This 4-star Haymarket hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 167 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) (9.6 km / 6 mi)
  • Train station: Sydney Central Station (1.6 km / 1 mi)
  • Metro station: Capitol Square Light Rail Station (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Great Southern Hotel Sydney offers 167 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. 32-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones.

  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

1903 - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast only.

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

Special check-in instructions:

For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

For bookings of 14 nights or more, guests will be required to change rooms so that the property can carry out preventative cleaning and maintenance.

For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

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.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

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.

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 advises that enhanced cleaning and safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property.For traveler safety, social distancing measures are in place and an acrylic shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not 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
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • 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)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 45 per night
  • Early check-in fee: AUD 20 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: AUD 20 (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 Southern Sydney
  • Hotel Great Southern
  • Great Southern
  • Great Southern Hotel Sydney
  • Great Southern Hotel Sydney Hotel
  • Great Southern Hotel Sydney Haymarket
  • Great Southern Hotel Sydney Hotel 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.
  • Guests may experience noise disturbance due to nearby construction work.

National Rating

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

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