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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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Mini Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£40* Per night/room 8 Aug - 9 Aug

Mini Double Room (No housekeeping)

Bed Count 1 Full 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 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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 3.5-star hotel has 285 rooms over 6 floors. Free WiFi and LCD TVs are available in all rooms.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with LCD TVs, fridges and coffee 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

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

Posted by on 25 Apr 2019

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About the Great Southern Hotel Melbourne

Location 44 Spencer Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change):

  • Fitness facilities

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. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3.5-star Melbourne hotel is smoke free.

  • 285 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

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Melbourne Airport (MEL) (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 285 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. 32-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. This Melbourne hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains.

  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • Fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout curtains
  • 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
  • Casino nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Health or beauty spa nearby

Accessibility

If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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

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. This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.

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

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted

This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

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

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. This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

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; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

  • UnionPay
  • Credit card pre-authorisation
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety
  • 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
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Great Melbourne
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  • Melbourne Great Southern Hotel
  • Southern Hotel Melbourne
  • Southern Melbourne
  • Enterprize Hotel Melbourne
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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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