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Great Southern Hotel Melbourne

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In-room safe, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Lobby sitting area
Small Double Room | Bathroom | Free toiletries, hair dryer, towels

Overview of Great Southern Hotel Melbourne

Great Southern Hotel Melbourne

3.5 star property
8.0 out of 10 Very good
8.0/10 Very good

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast available
  • Parking available
  • Laundry
44 Spencer Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCrown Casino7 min walk
  • Popular LocationMelbourne Central19 min walk
  • Popular LocationQueen Victoria Market20 min walk
  • AirportMelbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine)25 min drive

Room options

About this area


Located near the boardwalk, Great Southern Hotel Melbourne is in Melbourne Central Business District, a neighborhood in Melbourne with great airport proximity and shopping. Melbourne Central and Queen Victoria Market are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit SEA LIFE Melbourne. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Marvel Stadium or Rod Laver Arena. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing and outlet shopping. Guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne - 5 min walk
  • Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre - 6 min walk
  • Crown Casino - 7 min walk
  • Melbourne Central - 19 min walk
  • Queen Victoria Market - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Southern Cross Station - 5 min walk
  • Flagstaff Station - 15 min walk
  • Melbourne Airport (MEL) - 25 min drive


  • Hardware Societe - 3 min walk
  • Krispy Kreme - 1 min walk
  • Espresso Hub - 2 min walk
  • Leap's Bakery Cafe - 2 min walk
  • Guzman Y Gomez - 2 min walk

About this property

Great Southern Hotel Melbourne

3.5-star hotel near Crown Casino
Great Southern Hotel Melbourne is located close to SEA LIFE Melbourne and Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, and provides dry cleaning/laundry services and a restaurant. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi.
You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge), self parking (surcharge), and express check-out
  • A TV in the lobby, multilingual staff, and smoke-free premises
  • Free newspapers, tour/ticket assistance, and luggage storage
  • Guest reviews say great things about the proximity to the airport
Room features
All 285 rooms feature comforts such as air conditioning, in addition to perks like free WiFi and safes. Guests reviews speak well of the clean rooms at the property.
More amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with free toiletries and hair dryers
  • 32-inch LCD TVs with digital channels
  • Refrigerators, electric kettles, and phones


Chinese (Mandarin), English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • Self parking on site (AUD 25 per night)
  • Limited onsite parking

Food and drink

  • Daily cooked-to-order breakfast available 7:30 AM–9:30 AM for a fee: AUD 16 for adults and AUD 16 for children
  • A restaurant

Things to do

  • TV in common areas

Family friendly

  • In-room refrigerator
  • Laundry facilities


  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Guest services

  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour and ticket assistance


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility available in select rooms
  • Roll-in shower available in select rooms
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bedsheets provided
  • Blackout drapes


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Towels


  • 32-inch LCD TV with digital channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator


  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in fee: AUD 30
Minimum check-in age: 18


Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: AUD 35
Express check-out available

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property's cleaning deposit covers additional sanitation costs, to be imposed if a guest receives a positive COVID-19 test result during their stay at the property. Otherwise the deposit is refundable via credit card within 7 days after check-out.
Road construction will be occuring near the property from May 14 to July 10, 2023. Spencer street will be closed to traffic from June 30 to July 10, 2023. During this time guests may hear construction related noise at all hours.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Children up to the age of 12 years can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 100 per accommodation, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: approximately AUD 16.00 for adults and AUD 16.00 for children
  • Self parking fee: AUD 25 per night
  • Early check-in fee: AUD 30 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: AUD 35 (subject to availability)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

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, debit cards, and cash
This property reserves the right to pre-authorize 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

We should mention

Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work
Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

Great Melbourne
Great Southern Hotel Melbourne
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Great Southern Melbourne Hotel
Hotel Great Southern Melbourne
Melbourne Great Southern Hotel
Southern Hotel Melbourne
Southern Melbourne
Enterprize Hotel Melbourne
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Frequently asked questions

Is Great Southern Hotel Melbourne pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much does it cost to stay at Great Southern Hotel Melbourne?

As of May 29, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Great Southern Hotel Melbourne on Jun 5, 2023 start from CA $79.85, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at Great Southern Hotel Melbourne?

Self parking is available for AUD 25 per night. Limited spots are available.

What time is check-in at Great Southern Hotel Melbourne?

Check-in is from 2:00 PM - anytime. Early check-in is available for a fee of AUD 30 (subject to availability).

What time is check-out at Great Southern Hotel Melbourne?

Check-out is at 10 AM. Late check-out is available for AUD 35 (subject to availability).

Where is Great Southern Hotel Melbourne located?

Located in Melbourne Central Business District, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of SEA LIFE Melbourne, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, and Crown Casino. Marvel Stadium and Melbourne Central are also within 1 mi (2 km). Southern Cross Station is only a 5-minute walk and Flagstaff Station is 15 minutes.



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10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed a few times. Always great service from all the very friendly staff. Great location. So convenient. Rooms and the little detail in care products greatly appreciated
Stayed 1 night in May 2023

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Nice spot convenient
Stayed 4 nights in May 2023

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
It was a relaxing enjoyable stay.
Stayed 1 night in May 2023

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Centrally located.
Stayed 1 night in May 2023

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
city center
Stayed 1 night in May 2023

4/10 Poor


Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
The Rooms are so smelly of mould. I had to move several times.
Stayed 1 night in May 2023

6/10 Okay


Travelled with group
Liked: Staff & service
Stayed 3 nights in May 2023

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Closeness to transport links
Stayed 2 nights in May 2023

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great for somewhere to sleep, good facilities, friendly staff, close proximity to many places to visit, will definitely come again on next visit to Melbourne.
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2023

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Great location in respect to train and tram, short work to Southbank and city. A bit down at heal but friendly staff and location make up for that. They could do with a review of mattresses as mine was a little on the old side.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2023