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Great Southern Hotel Sydney

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In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, WiFi

Overview of Great Southern Hotel Sydney

Great Southern Hotel Sydney

3.5 out of 5

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Social distancing
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
717 George Street, Haymarket, NSW, 2000

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationWorld Square Shopping Centre5 min walk
  • Popular LocationHyde Park15 min walk
  • Popular LocationSEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium19 min walk
  • AirportSydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.)22 min drive

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About this area

Sydney

In the city centre, Great Southern Hotel Sydney is in Sydney's Chinatown neighbourhood, a walkable area with good shopping. Sydney Harbour Bridge and Queen Victoria Building are notable landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Circular Quay and Overseas Passenger Terminal. Check out an event or a game at Sydney Cricket Ground, and consider making time for SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, a top attraction not to be missed. Guests love the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • World Square Shopping Centre - 5 min walk
  • Sydney Town Hall - 11 min walk
  • International Convention Centre Sydney - 14 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 15 min walk
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Capitol Square Light Rail Station - 2 min walk
  • Sydney Central Station - 3 min walk
  • Sydney Airport (SYD) - 22 min drive

Restaurants

  • 1903 — 1 min walk
  • Great Southern Bar — 1 min walk
  • Emperor's Garden BBQ & Noodles - 2 min walk
  • Haymarket Hotel - 2 min walk
  • Marigold - 3 min walk

About this property

Great Southern Hotel Sydney

Art Deco Sydney hotel in Chinatown, walk to Paddy's Market
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and WiFi in public areas. Additionally, concierge services, dry cleaning and laundry facilities are on-site. All 176 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers, plus WiFi and LCD TVs with digital channels. Other amenities available to guests include hairdryers, safes and showers.
Great Southern Hotel Sydney offers 176 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. 32-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (AUD 10 per 24-hour period)
  • Available in some public areas: WiFi (AUD 10 per 24-hour period)
  • WiFi in public areas has a 2-device limit
  • In-room WiFi has a 2-device limit

Parking and public transport

  • Limited on-site parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • English breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–9:30 AM: AUD 14 for adults and AUD 14 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Lift

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Fridge

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in fee: AUD 20
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: AUD 20

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.

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from June 1 2021 to October 1 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

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

Payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Cash deposit: AUD 100 per accommodation, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for English breakfast: AUD 14 for adults and AUD 14 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)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
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 credit cards, debit cards and cash
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
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.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Construction is underway at a neighbouring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work
Parking height restrictions apply

National rating

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

Property is also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.2

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 505 out of 1183 reviews
5 - Excellent 43%
Rating 4 - Good. 523 out of 1183 reviews
4 - Good 44%
Rating 3 - Okay. 98 out of 1183 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 36 out of 1183 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 21 out of 1183 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family
I did not get to stay there because of c 19 lock down. I just want my $500 back . Bit are not a way to interact with people. I will never deal with you agian if I live to be 250 Garry harvey
Stayed 5 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Great stay, near everything. But the T.V is so old, and only a few channels available very disappointed.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Located on George St close to Central Station and access to light rail. Quiet which can be essential for travelers after long days of traveling.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Fantastic hotel with friendly, helpful and professional staff. Great bar and food, delicious cooked breakfast.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Rooms too hot - unable to adjust air con below 21 degrees
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021