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Spicers Balfour Hotel

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37 Balfour Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
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Ranked #6 of 161 Hotels in Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Avalon
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A charming place to stay. Lovely staff, wonderful little rooftop bar,fabulous food in the restaurant and an amazingly comfortable bed. Really well located - and free parking. And breakfast in the sun on the verandah...

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GM_Spicershotels, Manager at Spicers Balfour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 865narelles, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was great to see that you had a enjoyable stay at the hotel. It was especially pleasing to read that you enjoyed all your culinary experiences as food and beverage is something the Spicers Group prides it's self on. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.... More 

Camperdown
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing place to stay with only 9 room!! Great rooms and a fantastic rooftop bar. Complimentary canapés and boutique local beers and ciders on the rooftop bar, it can't get better than that!! Can't wait to visit again!!

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GM_Spicershotels, Manager at Spicers Balfour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 143rachellee, Thank you for taking the time to submit your review. It was fantastic to read that you had a great time at the hotel, especially the rooftop bar. It was also pleasing to note that enjoyed our extensive array of boutique beers and ciders. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Sam More 

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would just like to thank the fabulous team at Spicers Balfour for our lovely stay! My husband and I had the dinner, bed and breakfast option and loved every moment of the experience. We were greeted by a very friendly staff member on arrival and given a tour of the property. Every inch of our room oozed luxury -... More 

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GM_Spicershotels, Manager at Spicers Balfour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Vanessa W, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was so lovely to see that you and your husband had such a great night, enjoying all the features of the hotel. It is always pleasing to read people noting the little things like blankets. amenities and the like. We look forward to welcoming you back... More 

Gold Coast, Australia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Gorgeous rooms with amazing staff. Like a home away from home. Breakfast is included and is sensational. Can't say a bad thing - would highly recommend. Sensational. Have stayed at other spicers - love it.

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GM_Spicershotels, Manager at Spicers Balfour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Angela & John T, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It so pleasing to read your comments, we really appreciate that you enjoyed your experience so much. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Sam More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Spicers Balfour Hotel is one of the best hotels I have ever stayed in - ever. I loved everything about this hotel, and did not want to leave! What I loved about this hotel: - its atmosphere and intimacy, being a boutique hotel - the plush interiors and rich textured fabrics (a welcome change from the bland palettes you... More 

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GM_Spicershotels, Manager at Spicers Balfour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ros L, Thank you for taking the time to submit your review. It is lovely to see all the wonderful things you have said about the hotel, essentially capturing all the things we try to achieve. The basic premise behind the hotel is to allow guests the feeling of being at home rather than a hotel. As a result,... More 

Mosman
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small but perfectly located hotel feels more like a big home. It is a very private and carefully put together venue. Parking was easy. The bed was fabulous (read super comfortable). The room was not large, but had a little outdoor area which was lovely. The food is amazing here. We didn't get to enjoy the rooftop bar but... More 

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GM_Spicershotels, Manager at Spicers Balfour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bronwyn D, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We were pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and that you thought the food was fantastic, something we take great pride in. It was also lovely to read that you enjoyed the room (especially the bed) and that you appreciated the little outdoor area. We... More 

Manly
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to stay at Balfour for a simple quick night in Brisbane. We had hoped for a relaxing experience with fabulous food and a good nights sleep. Our experience was better than we had hoped. We didn't check in until 5:30pm Friday night and the staff were efficient and very friendly to quickly check us in.... More 

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Dear 543tonij, Thank you for taking the time to submit your review. It was so pleasing to read that you and your husband had a special night away and that the property, food and service not only lived up to expectation, but surpassed them. It was also fantastic to read that you had a wonderful sleep in our beds, they... More 

Carindale
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed a fantastic one night stay with my husband for our anniversary. It was the perfect escape with just the right amount if luxury. Staying over night also meant we could both enjoy pre dinner drinks at the rooftop bar followed by a delicious dinner with matching wine.

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Dear nji74, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was lovely to see that you had a great night away and chose the Balfour to celebrate your anniversary, hopefully you make it a regular event. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Sam More 

Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed three nights to attend a 70th birthday party which was just around the corner! Handy to he river ferry and walking footpaths. Some very good restaurants nearby including a Tibetan style eatery. (Tasty too) I just had a feeling this place dint know if it was a restaurant or hotel. The noise in the evening (Rm2) was loud. Restaurant... More 

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GM_Spicershotels, Manager at Spicers Balfour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear BobbyGAus, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We pleased to read, that for the main, you enjoyed your stay with us. Please accept our apologies with regard to the noise. As we a boutique hotel with a restaurant attached, unfortunately, from time to time, noise can travel. However, we do our very best to minimise... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is a hidden gem in Brisbane, beautiful atmosphere together with fantastic food and service. The rooftop bar has a exceptional view of the city an is small and intimate, the pork belly was exceptional and the desert even better. Definitely recommend as a place to take some one special if you want to make a memorable experience.

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Dear citylady2015, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was fantastic to read that you had a memorable dining experience with us and that you would recommend us to others. The rooftop bar is a real jewel in the crown of the hotel so it was pleasing to see that you enjoyed the space for a... More 

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