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4.3 out of 5

"Convenient place to stay in central heart ❤️ of city that I can go to travel with public transport.Love it. " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 17 May 2022

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Hotel Description

Great Southern Hotel Sydney places you in the center of Sydney, within just a 15-minute stroll of popular places like Sydney Town Hall and International Convention Centre Sydney. Highlights at this Art Deco hotel include a restaurant and in-room LCD TVs.

All 176 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 the convenience of limited parking.

Within a 20-minute walk of this 3.5-star Sydney Central Business District hotel, attractions include Hyde Park and SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium.

Standard Queen Room with no Housekeeping

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$87* Per night/room 9 Jun. - 10 Jun.

72hr Self-Isolation Twin Room - No Housekeeping

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 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

72hr Self-Isolation Queen Room - No Housekeeping

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Great Southern Hotel Sydney ratings based on 314 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 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 Sydney

Everyone (152) Couples (64) Family (50)
5 out of 5
Convenient place to stay in central heart ❤️ of city that I can go to travel with public transport.Love it.

Posted by on 17 May 2022

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17 May 2022 by Patrick

Thank you for the feedback. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your accommodation with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel.

4 out of 5
Good position, to tram, shopping and railway station

Posted by on 17 May 2022

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17 May 2022 by Patrick

Thank you for the feedback. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your accommodation with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel.

4 out of 5
A short walk from Central Station. Easy access to light rail. An easy walk ti China Town and Darling Harbour. Cafes nearby. A good spot for a short stay.

Posted by on 16 May 2022

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16 May 2022 by Patrick

Thank you for staying with us. We appreciate you for taking time to send us your feedback.

5 out of 5
It is cheap, clean & comfortable. Just what we want. And the meals are excellent

Posted by on 9 May 2022

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9 May 2022 by Patrick

Thank you for your feedback! We are glad you enjoyed your stay. We are looking forward to your next stay.

4 out of 5
Close to city and Central Station

Posted by on 8 May 2022

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8 May 2022 by Patrick

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4 out of 5
Old traditional hotel at the bottom of George Street. Pub downstairs. Great place for an assignation in town. Excellent bathroom.

Posted by on 6 May 2022

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8 May 2022 by Patrick

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3 out of 5
Sorry some staff members very hard to understand, but very polite , helpful.

Posted by on 6 May 2022

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6 May 2022 by Patrick

Thank you for the feedback. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your accommodation with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel.

5 out of 5
Comfy bed, quiet at night

Posted by on 2 May 2022

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2 May 2022 by patrick

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2 out of 5
Very old building Very noisy / thin walls

Posted by on 1 May 2022

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1 May 2022 by patrick

Thank you for your feedback which has been passed onto the relevant department to check and rectify if need be. Our apologies for any inconvenience caused on this occasion and we hope you consider the hotel in future.

3 out of 5
Unfortunatley our room was very unclean, spoke with reception, sugested i send email, but have not received a reply

Posted by on 25 Apr. 2022

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26 Apr. 2022 by Patrick

Thank you for staying with us. We appreciate you for taking time to send us your feedback. We have received your Email and we will reply soon.

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. This 3.5-star Sydney hotel is smoke free.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge) , Wireless internet access

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Parking

Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Train station: Sydney Central Station (1.6 km / 1 mi)
  • Metro station: Capitol Square Light Rail Station (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)

Room Amenities

Great Southern Hotel Sydney offers 176 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. This Sydney hotel provides wireless Internet access (speed: 25+ Mbps) for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • 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
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. 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.

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. 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

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 major credit cards, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, debit cards, and cash.

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 and a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • 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
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • 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
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Property does not offer on-site COVID-19 testing
  • 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.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 5 per 24-hour period (2-device limit, rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 5 per 24-hour period (2-device limit, rates may vary)
  • 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

  • Hotel Great Southern
  • Great Southern
  • Great Southern Hotel Sydney
  • Great Southern 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.
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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.