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    Hotel Sophia

    277 King St | Box 14116, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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          Reviewed 14 May 2014

          Stayed there for 5 nights, extremely poor service. Reception has no one all the time even if you ring the service bell. Housekeeper won't wash your cups, won't refill toiletries, if you ask for something, get down to the lobby to get it. Dim lighting,...More

          5  Thank koshpat
          Reviewed 10 May 2014 via mobile

          Stayed just one night with my sister. Good location not too far from town and within walking distance of sky bus terminal. Comfy bed, good heating. Had free breakfast the next day which was also good. Wouldn't recommend anymore than a weekend stay, rooms are...More

          Thank AlishaAnne
          Reviewed 10 May 2014

          Lousiest place to live. Nobody at reception ever.pathetic rooms.bathrooms,lousy,u can hardly stand there.breakfast service,the lousiest ever seen,managed by an old,arrogant woman. Overall,a depressing experience. STAY AWAY from this place.

          4  Thank Shahbaz S
          Reviewed 9 May 2014 via mobile

          DO NOT STAY HERE!!!! The boss is a rude arrogant PIG. The majority of the staff are slow and stupid. Rooms are a disgrace. Worst hotel I have been to. And I've travelled 42 countries. Stay clear of this S$&@ hole. Stay on the street...More

          4  Thank Aggotts2222
          Reviewed 28 April 2014

          Great location, a little quirky and comfortable bed and good size room. Staff can be hard to find. A hot breakfast was included and excellent - service was a little slow here too but the choice and quality was great.

          Thank MikeSyd-132
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          About
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          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
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          • US$58 - US$134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #112 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 49
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          TonygMildura
          Why is free breakfast advertised & then on checking in, asked to pay $6 for breakfast ?
          20 June 2017|
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          Response from TonygMildura | Reviewed this property |
          They took $150 from my credit card account, i only found out after i did a routine check of my account. I wasn't told about this upon checking in.We stayed 2 nights, & on checking out was told, that refund will take up to 5... More
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          Kevinmalta22
          I didn't get my deposit yet and now it's been 3 weeks already I called several times but the only answer i could get was the bank is lazy!!!! What should i do?? NB: when I checked in the reception guy told me that I gonna take my deposit in 2 working days after I check out
          29 May 2015|
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          Response from Capehorn2 | Reviewed this property |
          They are just arrogant Contact your credit card provider - tell them you have been incorrectly charged
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          emothedemo
          Do you have to give a deposit for the room? We are only staying 3 nights and there's no way I'm waiting 10 days for my deposit back as we're off to Sydney after and need all our money for there and the cruise.if you have no credit card will you have to hand over cash? This is news to me as it does not stipulate anywhere you need a deposit, we have paid in full in advance, will that make a difference?
          4 September 2014|
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          Response from Carl G | Reviewed this property |
          Gday. I think they have a policy of a deposit taken from the credit card for everyone which is held. I checked my bank online and it was taken as "pending", but never went through as a charge. But ask them if youre unsure. I... More
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