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Great Southern Hotel - Sydney places you within 2 miles (3 km) of popular sights like University of Sydney and Sydney Opera House. This 167-room, 4-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like a restaurant, dry cleaning/laundry services, and laundry facilities. Located centrally in Haymarket, it's also close to Sydney Harbour Bridge and Circular Quay.


In addition to a restaurant that serves breakfast, there's also a pub. For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is served for a fee each morning from 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM.


All 167 air-conditioned rooms provide refrigerators, coffee makers, and safes. Guests can expect to find WiFi, wired Internet, and cable TV. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include phones, ironing boards, and desks.

Property features

At Great Southern Hotel - Sydney, guests have access to WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. The front desk is staffed 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage.


  • Onsite dining
  • WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas (fees apply)
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24-hour front desk

Great Southern Hotel - Sydney

717 George Street Haymarket NSW 2000

Renovations & Closures

The hotel 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

Great Southern Hotel - Sydney offers 167 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Televisions come with cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

In-room wired and wireless high-speed Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones.

  • Free toiletries 
  • Refrigerator 
  • 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


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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 hotel:
  • 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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