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Great Southern Hotel is located in a historic 19th-century building in the heart of Sydney CBD (Central Business District), just 5 minutes’ walk from Central Station. Air conditioning is standard in all rooms. Located next to Chinatown, the hotel features a restaurant and a bar.

The Great Southern Hotel Sydney is just 5 minutes’ walk from the Capitol Theatre, and 10 minutes’ walk from the famous Queen Victoria Building. Darling Harbour is a 15-minute walk away.

All smoke-free standard rooms have a refrigerator, tea/coffee maker and work desk. Each room has a bathroom with a hairdryer and guest toiletries.

The hotel offers a 24-hour reception desk and a guest laundry. The tour desk can provide sightseeing advice and help guests with travel arrangements.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Great Southern Hotel Sydney has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 27 Apr 2009.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Private parking at the hotel

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • What is the price for your shuttle to the airport and what time is the early time we can have breakfast
    Hi there, Thank you for choosing the Great Southern Hotel. Breakfast is open from 6:30 to 10:00am. The shuttle bus costs $18.00 per person. Payment i..
    Answered on 7 November 2019
  • Do you have a lift? My husband is confined to mobility scooter, and will be using a fold up travel version. We will be getting off cruise ship at 8.30..
    The Great Southern Hotel has a guaranteed check in time of 2pm. Early check-ins are based on room availability. If the hotel has rooms available on ..
    Answered on 24 November 2019
  • Hi we are booked in for 9 February check-out 10 of February do you have a shuttle bus to take you to cruise ships on the 10 .we live in the bush so do..
    Hotel does not have it's own shuttle service, but we can book taxi for you when you are ready to leave.
    Answered on 15 December 2019
  • Hi, Would we check in late? like around 11pm? Cheers
    Our front desk is open 24/7 so you can check in at any time. Doors might be locked at the time of your arrival, if it's the case then you just need to..
    Answered on 16 December 2019
  • Do you have room service for breakfast.
    Hello, Sorry for the delayed response. Unfortunately, we do not offer room service for breakfast.
    Answered on 26 August 2019
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Hotel surroundings *
1 restaurant on site

    Restaurant 1903

    No additional info available

Facilities of Great Southern Hotel Sydney
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible) and costs AUD 45.0 per day.
  • Secured parking
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Great Southern Hotel Sydney takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

14:00 - 00:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

00:00 - 10:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of AUD 100 is required on arrival. That's about 54.84GBP. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 13 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Extra bed upon request
AUD 40 per child, per night
Cot upon request
AUD 15 per child, per night
4+ years
Extra bed upon request
AUD 40 per person, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Eftpos JCB Diners Club American Express Great Southern Hotel Sydney accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

All guests must sign the property's Terms of Stay.

You must show a valid photo ID and credit card upon check in. This credit card and photo ID must be in the same name as the guest's name on the booking confirmation. If the booking has been made in a different name to the guest’s name on arrival, an authorisation form will need to be completed.

Please note that there is a non-refundable 2.0% credit card fee when you pay with a Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Diners Club, JCB or UnionPay credit card.

Early check in is available for an additional AUD 20 (subject to room availability after 09:00).

Late Check Out is available for an additional AUD $30.00 (until 1 pm).

Please note the covered parking has a height restriction of 2 yards.

Please note that this property has a strict 'No Party Policy'. Failure to comply with property policies may result in the eviction of guests and the loss of any deposits or payments made.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian. The legal guardian must provide a current photo ID or proof of guardianship if requested upon check-in.

Air conditioning: set between 21 to 24 degrees

Please be aware our breakfast trading hours are from 7:30am to 9:30am (Monday – Sunday). We serve a hot plated breakfast: - 2 eggs (scrambled, fried or poached), bacon, hashbrown, sausages on a plate, no refills (one serve only). A refill of coffee, tea, juice, milk, cereals, bread, spreads in form of self-service.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Parking is subject to availability due to limited spaces.

This property may host on-site functions and some rooms may be affected by noise.

The New South Wales Government has issued a mandatory code of conduct outlining the rights and obligations of people either hosting or renting accommodation on a short-term basis, including a complaints process.

A damage deposit of AUD 100 is required on arrival. That's about 54.84GBP. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Great Southern Hotel Sydney

  • Check-in at Great Southern Hotel Sydney is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Great Southern Hotel Sydney is 0.8 miles from the centre of Sydney.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Great Southern Hotel Sydney by:

    • Train 15min
    • Taxi 45min
    • Airport shuttle (public) 1h

  • Great Southern Hotel Sydney has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant 1903

  • The prices at Great Southern Hotel Sydney may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Room options at Great Southern Hotel Sydney include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Single

  • Great Southern Hotel Sydney offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 3 km)