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3.7 out of 5

"Great location, clean and friendly staff. Unfortunately quite loud rooms. My room faced the main road and I could hear trams, trains and cars what fel ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 18 Jan 2020

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Hotel Description

Great Southern Hotel Melbourne's proximity to the airport gets high marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from SEA LIFE Melbourne. Enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas, plus a restaurant and dry cleaning service. This 4-star hotel has 268 rooms over 6 floors. Free WiFi and LCD TVs are available in all rooms.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with LCD TVs, fridges and coffee/tea makers
  • Free WiFi
  • Enjoy a bite to eat at the restaurant
  • Self-parking available for a fee
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, tour or ticket assistance and luggage storage
  • Guests have great things to say about the proximity to shopping and the local sightseeing
  • Just a 4-minute walk from SEA LIFE Melbourne and 6 minutes on foot from Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Mini Double Room (No housekeeping)

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Queen Room with No Housekeeping

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Twin Room with No Housekeeping

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Mini Double Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Great Southern Hotel Melbourne ratings based on 3 verified reviews

Review Summary
3.7 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 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 Melbourne

Everyone (2) Couples (1)
3 out of 5
Great location, clean and friendly staff. Unfortunately quite loud rooms. My room faced the main road and I could hear trams, trains and cars what felt like all night long - and well enough that I checked to make sure the windows weren’t open.

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4 out of 5
Well situated and got excellent staff. It was very hot in the room till they helped us get the air conditioning working .

Posted by , from Singapore on 20 Nov 2018

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4 out of 5

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About the Great Southern Hotel Melbourne

Location 44 Spencer Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000

Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from 6 August 2020 to 13 September 2020 (dates subject to change).

The property will be renovating from 01 February 2020 to 30 December 2020 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:

  • Selected guestrooms

During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimise noise and disturbance.

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. WiFi is free in public spaces. Tour or ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby are also featured at Great Southern Hotel Melbourne. For a fee, parking is available. This 4-star Melbourne hotel is smoke free.

  • 268 guestrooms or units
  • 6 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • Dining venue
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) (26.2 km / 16.3 mi)
  • Train station: Spencer Street Station (0.8 km / 0.5 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Great Southern Hotel Melbourne offers 268 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. 32-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels. This Melbourne hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and free toiletries.

  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • Fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Great Southern Hotel Melbourne has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Casino nearby
  • Health or beauty spa nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards

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

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

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 guest room reservation. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards in all accommodation. 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.

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  • 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 is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Security system
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Guests are not provided with hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • 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.

  • Self-parking fee: AUD 25 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 per cent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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National Rating

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

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