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Great Southern Hotel Sydney

4-starThis property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.
717 George Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia

4-star hotel with restaurant, near Paddy's Market
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Restrictions related to your trip

COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.  Check restrictions for your trip.

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Great Southern Hotel Sydney

from ZAR 1,052
  • Standard Twin Room
  • Standard Queen Room
  • Standard Queen Room with no Housekeeping
  • Standard Twin with no Housekeeping
  • Standard Queen Room with Breakfast for 1

What’s around Great Southern Hotel Sydney


  • In Chinatown
  • International Convention Centre Sydney - 14 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 15 min walk
  • Sydney Tower - 16 min walk
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium - 19 min walk
  • Star Casino - 25 min walk
  • Circular Quay - 28 min walk
  • Royal Botanic Gardens - 28 min walk

Getting around

  • Sydney Airport (SYD) - 22 min drive
  • Sydney Central Station - 3 min walk
  • Exhibition Centre Station - 12 min walk
  • Sydney Redfern Station - 17 min walk
  • Capitol Square Light Rail Station - 2 min walk
  • Central Light Rail Station - 4 min walk
  • Paddy's Markets Light Rail Station - 5 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 167 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 8 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.
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.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • WiFi in public areas*

  • WiFi in rooms*



  • Onsite self parking (AUD 45 per night)

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

  • Onsite parking limited

  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking

  • Onsite garage

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


1903 - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast only.

Great Southern Bar - This pub serves lunch and dinner.

Great Southern Hotel Sydney’s small print

Also known as

  • Great Southern Sydney
  • Hotel Great Southern
  • Great Southern
  • Great Southern Hotel Sydney
  • Great Southern Hotel Sydney Hotel
  • Great Southern Hotel Sydney Haymarket
  • Great Southern Hotel Sydney Hotel Haymarket


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.

Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

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.

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Parking height restrictions apply.

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.

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.

Mandatory fees

Cash deposit: AUD 100 per accommodation, per stay

Optional extras

Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 2 percent

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of AUD 20 (subject to availability)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of AUD 20 (subject to availability)

Self parking costs AUD 45 per night

WiFi is available in guestrooms for AUD 10 per 24-hour period (2-device limit, rates may vary)

WiFi is available in public areas for AUD 10 (2-device limit, rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Great Southern Hotel Sydney

  • Does Great Southern Hotel Sydney offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Great Southern Hotel Sydney does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Great Southern Hotel Sydney?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Great Southern Hotel Sydney?
    Yes. Self parking costs AUD 45 per night. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Are pets allowed at Great Southern Hotel Sydney?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Great Southern Hotel Sydney?
    You can check in from 2 PM - midnight. There's a charge of AUD 20 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of AUD 20 (subject to availability).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Great Southern Hotel Sydney?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant, 1903. The dining venue will be unavailable from July 2 2020 to March 1 2021 (dates subject to change). Nearby restaurants include Chinese Noodle House (3-min walk), At Bangkok Restaurant (3-min walk), and Satang Thai Takeaway (3-min walk).
  • Is there an onsite casino at Great Southern Hotel Sydney?
    No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Star Casino (6-min drive) is nearby.

Recent reviews

Very good 8,4 From 1 263 reviews

Exceptional 10,0
Flood forced holiday
Darren, us3 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
My second time staying here and Aguirre was perfect quick friendly check in clean comfortable rooms great food Across the road from central railway and a short walk to Darling Harbour We will most definitely return
Debbie, us1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10,0
Surprisingly Fabulous
This hotel is a hidden gem in the city very pleasantly surprised My husband is in a wheelchair the assessable room room was perfect plenty of room, clean and very comfortable The hotel itself is fantastic great meals friendly staff happy hour what more do you want We will be back!
Vicki, us1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10,0
Great value in quality and price!
The service is nice and professional, creating a warm comfortable atmosphere with a sound balance between rules and freedom. The place is comfortable and only a couple of minor things like some furniture or a room fridge may need care. Overall we feel kinda home without the need to have friends among the personnel.
Diego, au2 night trip with friends
Fair 4,0
No bedside lamp to read, etc. Spattering of red material around frame of entrance to bathroom. On a positive note, location is great. Room cost very affordable.
au2 night trip
Very good 8,0
I could not turn off the airconditioning. However the locations is great even if Google Maps sent me on the long way to get there.
au1 night trip
Very good 8,0
happy customer
bed was very comfy, place was clean. unfortunately could hear my neighbours opening/slamming and using there key swipe in the door late at night (felt like they were coming in my door). but that wasn't a hotel issue, would love to open the window for a bit of fresh air. Was perfect for where i needed to be.
Rebecca, au4 night business trip
Exceptional 10,0
A nice hotel situated right near Central Station, very convenient location
au2 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Great bar staff.
Staff were excellent, from check-in to housekeeping to restaurant and bar. Especially the bar staff, I must say -- friendly, polite, helpful. The young lady who was the Covid Marshall on Thursday 7th January, about 5pm, was wonderful. Likewise, her colleague out in the gaming bar. If any of them are working when I next hit town, I'm in for a long visit.
Christopher, us6 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
Close to everything public transport outside the door and the bar and bistro is first class
Matthew, au1 night trip

Great Southern Hotel Sydney