Sophia Hotel - Melbourne

277 King Streetmelbournevictoria 3001Australia, Melbourne, Australia, 3001  show map
 4 stars
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Sophia Hotel - Melbourne

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Sports activities

Billiards/Pool tables

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Conference room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

Hotel Sophia is a boutique four star hotel, which is located in the very heart of the city of Melbourne, Australia. The famous Queen Victoria Market is within 15 minutes walking distance.

This hotel offers restaurant, bar and billiard.

The 49 apartments include all modern fixtures.

The hotel’s restaurant and bar serves a range of international and national cuisine.

Number of rooms:   49.

Rooms

The hotel has 49 apartments, which include Standard Double room, Standard Triple room and Superior Triple room. Each of them has modern features, such as mini bar, tea and coffee making facilities, refrigerator, air conditioning, bathtub, hair dryer, high-speed internet, safety deposit box, satellite television.

All children under fours years stay free of charge if using bedding. One child under two years is charged. There is no capacity for extra beds in the room. Maximum capacity of baby cots in a room is one.

Dining options

The Golden Age Restaurant, which was established in 1900, offers European style buffet breakfast and Greek-inspired cuisine for lunch and dinning. The hotel’s bar offers a range of beers and wines.

At the hotel Sophia guests are invited to a buffet breakfast served for free. 

Services

Business amenities include a business center with meeting rooms, which has faxing, photocopying facilities and wireless internet.

Leisure

You can relax while playing billiards.

Additional features

Additional features include laundry or dry cleaning, babysitting, disabled facilities, bar and lounge, 24-hour front desk, elevator and concierge.

Pets are not allowed.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid off-site parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • No parking available.

Sports & Fitness

  • Billiards/Pool tables

Services

  • Room service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/Baby cots (on request)
  • Game room

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Sophia Hotel - Melbourne Melbourne location
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Hotel Address:

277 King Streetmelbournevictoria 3001Australia, Melbourne, Australia, 3001

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City Center
  • Melbourne
    4.6 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Flagstaff Train Station
    300 m
  • Southern Cross Station
    400 m
Underground stations
  • Flagstaff Station
    200 m
  • Melbourne Central Station
    900 m
Restaurants
  • Golden Age Bistro
    20 m
  • The Colonial Hotel (cuisine: Australian)
    110 m
Parks
  • Flagstaff Gardens
    350 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    49

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Rooms and availability

The hotel has 49 apartments, which include Standard Double room, Standard Triple room and Superior Triple room. Each of them has modern features, such as mini bar, tea and coffee making facilities, refrigerator, air conditioning, bathtub, hair dryer, high-speed internet, safety deposit box, satellite television.

All children under fours years stay free of charge if using bedding. One child under two years is charged. There is no capacity for extra beds in the room. Maximum capacity of baby cots in a room is one.

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Standard Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 20 m²
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    Economy Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed
    Size: 15 m²
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Sophia Hotel - Melbourne Melbourne location
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      Hotel Address:

      277 King Streetmelbournevictoria 3001Australia, Melbourne, Australia, 3001

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Melbourne
        4.6 km
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Flagstaff Train Station
        300 m
      • Southern Cross Station
        400 m
      Underground stations
      • Flagstaff Station
        200 m
      • Melbourne Central Station
        900 m
      Restaurants
      • Golden Age Bistro
        20 m
      • The Colonial Hotel (cuisine: Australian)
        110 m
      Parks
      • Flagstaff Gardens
        350 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of rooms:
        49

      Hotel Awards

      AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedMelbourneSophia

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best Luxury Hotels in Australia

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      Sophia Location

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      What's nearby

      What's nearby.

      Etihad Stadium and Docklands and the famous Queen Victoria Market is within 15 minutes' walking distance. At their leisure, guests can go shopping at Royal Arcade; either visit the Immigration Museum or Victorian Arts Centre.

      Tourist attractions

      Popular areas

      • Crown Casino - 1.1 km

      Places of interest

      Train stations

      Convention centers

      Parks

      • Etihad Stadium - 700 m

      Galleries

      • State Library of Victoria - 1.0 km

      Golf courses and Country clubs

      • Melbourne Aquarium - 900 m

      Underground stations

      Public parking

      Local attractions

      • National Gallery of Victoria - 1.6 km
        180 St. Kilda Road, Melbourne
      • Parliament House of Victoria - 1.7 km
        Spring Street, Melbourne
      • Royal Exhibition Building - 1.8 km
        Carlton Gardens, Melbourne
      • Wonderland Fun Park - 1.6 km
        120 Pearl River Rd, Melbourne
      • Grainger Museum - 1.7 km
        Royal Parade, Melbourne

      Near the hotel

      • Flagstaff Gardens - 350 m
        Melbourne, VictoriaAustralia
      • Michaels Camera Museum - 710 m
        Corner Elizabeth and Lonsdale Streets, Melbourne
      • Melbourne Aquarium - 850 m
        Cnr Flinders St & King St, Melbourne
      • Block Arcade - 940 m
        282 Collins St., Melbourne
      • St. Augustine Church - 360 m
        631 Bourke Street, Melbourne
      • St. Francis Church - 730 m
        326 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
      • Immigration Museum - 820 m
        Corner of Flinders and William Streets, Melbourne

      Restaurants nearby

      • Golden Age Bistro - 20 m

        Address: 287 King St
        Phone: (03) 9670 2292

        55% likes this, based on 31 reviews

      • The workers food room - 110 m

        Address: 472 Little Lonsdale Street
        Phone: (03) 9602 3220

        76% likes this, based on 10 reviews
        Cuisine: Contemporary

      • City Grill Room - 140 m

        Address: 535 Little Lonsdale Street

        71% likes this, based on 44 reviews
        Cuisine: Australian

      • The Colonial Hotel - 110 m

        Address: 585 Lonsdale Street, Victoria, Australia 3000

        Cuisine: Australian

      • Regency Chinese Cuisine - 130 m

        Address: 232 King Street
        Phone: 0396003620

        60% likes this, based on 25 reviews
        Cuisine: Chinese
        Price Range: CAD 0 - CAD 39

      Getting there.

      Tullamarine Airport is 24 kilometers away from the hotel. Southern Cross Railway Station is within 10 minutes' walking distance to the hotel.

      Getting around.

      Southern Cross Railway Station is within 10 minutes walking distance. Also you can take a car for rent but parking is not free of charge.

      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of rooms:
        49

      Hotel Awards

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      Best Luxury Hotels in Australia

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      3 stars
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      • Richmond hotels - 4 km
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      • East St. Kilda hotels - 3 km
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      • Southbank hotels - 3 km
      • Prahran hotels - 1 km

      Sophia Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Sophia

      Average guest rating

      6.8out of 10
      Very good
      Based on 254 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Location
      6.7
      Rooms
      6.7
      Service
      4.2
      Value
      4.7

      Guest reviews

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        Staff helpful and polite.Handy location to Queen Victoria Markets and free city tram.Breakfast just great and plenty.

      • Older travelers
        5.8

        The availability and location to southern cross station for transport opportunities and the pub next door

        Dirty cutlery & crockery in breakfast area that had supposedly been washed. Insufficient internet signal to allow connection in the room and needed to sit in foyer. Limitation of TV stations to keep up with what is happening in the world.

      • Group of friends
        9.6

        The Hotel was clean, cofortable and well located. the Breakfast was delicious and it was all good value for money.

        the rooms were a little bit small.

      • Single
        7.4

        Breakfast facilities

        as I was wrote on the survey it was too noisy, cos I'm from the country.

      • Older travelers
        7.8

        I loved the coffee in the rooms & plunger coffee at breakfast,lunch in the bar was very nice at a good price.its close to the city

      • Couple
        6.6

        The location was good. The staff were friendly and helpful.

        Our room seemed to have wet carpet by the bathroom door. We felt as though it was reasonably expensive in comparison to the other hotel we stayed at for the duration of our weekend, We don't mind paying good money for a good room but expect when the price rises so do the facilities eg. Our television in our room was old and very fuzzy and made loud noises which overtook the sound of the channel we were watching, Aside from that the room was clean and comfortable :)

      • Family with children
        6.2

        Cheap.

        Very poor bathrooms. Very thin walls - noise from next room. Reception staff unhelpful when requested to repair toilet. Bar closed V. early. Definitely not 4-star.

      • Single
        7.4

        Near train station and airport shuttle stop. Quiet place near the market. Quiet good service.

      • Couple
        4.6

        The shower was very hot and good water flow

        The staff were mostly helpfull but not all some quite rude. The menus were not up to date (room service menu in their paperwork but no room service avaliable) when asked to make up the room was not always done

      • Couple
        7.0

        The fact it has my name. lovely spacious bed. nice shower. Loved the continental breakfast.

        The room was very small, struggled to put my suitcase in it. The continental breakfast stopped cooking before 9.30 which was disappointing, wanted to try the pancakes. inconsistency with room sizes, paid the same as my sister and their room was very spacious compared to mine.

      • Group of friends
        6.6

        Nice location...

        The fact that there is no free Wi-Fi is a bummer...

      • Couple
        5.0

        Room way to small...Pain having to have a hold on credit card funds. Free breakfast was okay. A delay in letting us know we could check in, we had to call them, meant we didnt get in until late!! Wouldnt stay here again!!

      • Family with children
        7.8

        The room was clean and spacious. The breakfast was great given the fact very very afordable price for stay+breakfast.

      • Single
        4.2

        Sometimes, it was hard to contact with front staffs because they did not come to the front desk sometimes even if I called them many times by bels set in the front desk.

      • Couple
        5.8

        Location

        The bed was two singles pushed together: not comfortable

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Sophia Hotel - Melbourne Melbourne location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      277 King Streetmelbournevictoria 3001Australia, Melbourne, Australia, 3001

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Melbourne
        4.6 km
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Flagstaff Train Station
        300 m
      • Southern Cross Station
        400 m
      Underground stations
      • Flagstaff Station
        200 m
      • Melbourne Central Station
        900 m
      Restaurants
      • Golden Age Bistro
        20 m
      • The Colonial Hotel (cuisine: Australian)
        110 m
      Parks
      • Flagstaff Gardens
        350 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of rooms:
        49

      Hotel Awards

      AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedMelbourneSophia

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best Luxury Hotels in Australia

      Use Badge