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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 Theater, and 10 minutes’ walk from the famous Queen Victoria Building. Darling Harbor 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.

A hot breakfast is available for an additional charge. The privately owned Great Southern Bar offers a range of traditional 'pub-style' dishes for lunch and dinner.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

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

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM on site.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish

Private parking at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Paddy's Markets
    0.1 miles
  • Market City
    0.1 miles
  • Capitol Theatre
    0.1 miles
  • Belmore Park
    0.2 miles
  • The Goods Line
    0.2 miles
  • University of Technology Sydney (UTS)
    0.3 miles
  • World Square Shopping Centre
    0.3 miles
  • Central Park
    0.3 miles
  • Powerhouse Museum
    0.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Great Southern Bar
    0 miles
Top attractions
  • Australian National Maritime Museum
    0.9 miles
  • Art Gallery of New South Wales
    1.1 miles
  • Hyde Park Barracks Museum
    1.3 miles
  • The Royal Botanic Gardens
    1.4 miles
  • Circular Quay
    1.5 miles
  • Sydney Opera House
    1.8 miles
  • Harbour Bridge
    2.1 miles
  • Strathfield Private Hospital
    6.2 miles
  • Bicentennial Park
    7.6 miles
  • Sydney Showground
    8.1 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Circular Quay
    1.5 miles
  • River Parramatta River
    10.3 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Lady Martins Beach
    3 miles
  • Athol Beach
    3.2 miles
  • Sirius Cove
    3.5 miles
  • Rose Bay Beach
    3.6 miles
  • Bronte Beach
    4 miles
Public transit
  • Train Sydney Central Station
    0.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Kingsford Smith Airport
    4.1 miles
  • Illawarra Regional Airport
    52.7 miles
How to get to Great Southern Hotel Sydney from Kingsford Smith Airport
    Taxi
    Public shuttle
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Restaurant 1903

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Amenities of Great Southern Hotel Sydney
Activities
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible) and costs AUD 45 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage 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
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Great Southern Hotel Sydney takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

12:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of AUD 100 is required on arrival. That's about 70.28USD. 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 & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

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

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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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 authorization form will need to be completed.

Please note that there is a nonrefundable 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 5.9 feet.

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

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Guests are required to show a photo ID 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 might host on-site functions, so noise may be audible in some rooms.

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

A damage deposit of AUD 100 is required on arrival. That's about 70.28USD. 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

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Great Southern Hotel Sydney (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Parking garage
    • Accessible parking

  • 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 is 0.8 miles from the center of Sydney.

  • Guests staying at Great Southern Hotel Sydney can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish

  • Great Southern Hotel Sydney has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant 1903

  • Check-in at Great Southern Hotel Sydney is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

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

    • Golf course (within 2 miles)

  • The prices at Great Southern Hotel Sydney may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at Great Southern Hotel Sydney include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Single