Get an overview of this hotel4-star Art Deco hotel near University of Sydney


Located in the heart of Haymarket, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Paddy's Market, University of Sydney, and Sydney Opera House. Sydney Harbour Bridge and Circular Quay are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

A restaurant, a bar/lounge, and WiFi in public areas are available at this smoke-free hotel. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities, and a 24-hour front desk are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 167 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus WiFi and cable TV. Other amenities available to guests include wired Internet, hair dryers, and safes.

Great Southern Hotel - Sydney

717 George Street Haymarket NSW 2000

Renovations & Closures

The property will be renovating from 01 April 2016 to 01 October 2016 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Select guestrooms
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours on weekdays. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. This Art Deco hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, laundry facilities, and dry cleaning/laundry services.

Great Southern Hotel - Sydney is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 167 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Restaurant 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Smoke-free property 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( AUD 22 per 24-hour period ), Wired internet access ( AUD 22 per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( AUD 22 per 24-hour period ), Wired high-speed internet ( AUD 22 per 24-hour period )

Room Amenities

  • Refrigerator 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Pay movies 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower only 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10:00 AM.

1903 - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast only.

Great Southern Bar - This pub serves lunch and dinner.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at midnight


Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

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. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: AUD 50 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 22 for adults and AUD 22 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 22 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): AUD 22 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 22 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) in public areas: AUD 22 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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

We should mention

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. 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.

National Rating

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

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