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Spicers Balfour Hotel

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37 Balfour Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Noosa, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spicers maintained their boutique experience yet again. Food superb and staff excellent. Rooms modern and comfortable. Enjoyed the Rooftop Bar and night time view of the Storey Bridge was a bonus. Definitely would revisit in the future.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Tiny, nice, hidden gem in the lovely New Farm neighbourhood of Brisbane. All starts with a delicious a la carte breakfast and the friendly service in the morning. I am quiet not the typical 'breakfaster, but the fresh fruits, the hearty hashbrowns and these delicious grilled cherry tomatos, just yummy! And not to forget, a really good hot chocolate makes... More 

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

Dear Elementex05, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was lovely to read that you had such a nice and relaxing stay as this is the very thing Spicers intends for all it's guests. It was also pleasing to see that you made specific mention regarding our breakfasts, something we are very proud of. Hopefully you... More 

Sunshine Coast, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Last weekend we celebrated out daughter's 21st birthday at the Balfour. We live on the Sunshine Coast and the children live in Brisbane so it was decided that we would stay the night in Brisbane. Having stayed at the Balfour previously and thoroughly enjoyed it I called to make a booking. Sam (the general manager - although I didn't find... More 

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

Dear Michelle H, Thank you for taking the time to submit your review. We are so pleased to read that you had a wonderful time with us. The entertainment we put on is a relatively new thing so again, it was great to see that you enjoyed the music. The roof top bar is one of the hotel's greatest features... More 

Caloundra, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was our anniversary so we decided to treat ourselves and stay at the Balfour. It was a rainy weekend so all we wanted to do was relax ande snuggle in and listen to the rain. The rooms are lovely - decorated and function well. Loved the bed! I enjoyed a long relaxing bath which I haven't done for years!... More 

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

Dear ChilliVic, Thank you for taking the time to submit your review. We are so glad you had a wonderful relaxing stay. It was great to see that you utilised the roof top bar as it is such a pleasant place to while a way a few hours. Thank you for the feedback regarding glasses and foxtel. While we do... More 

Oxenford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spicers is amazing. The food and wine are amazing. The service is the best we have ever experienced and they have great value for money packages. The rooms are comfortable. We cant find any hotel that competes with Spicers.

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

Dear May & Matt P, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are so pleased to read your kind words regarding the hotel, the service and the food. It is very satisfying to know that the work we put in is recognised by our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.... More 

Sydney
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here ( on recommendation) for 1 night on a business trip to Brisbane . A great luxury boutique establishment in the heart of New Farm with easy access to the city , The Valley / Newstead. The staff are highly trained and very hospitable and certainly know how to make each guest feel special . Parking is easy and... More 

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

Dear Ozboyz22, Thank you for taking the time to submit your review. It was great to see that you came to us on a recommendation and enjoyed the experience. It was pleasing to see that you enjoyed the service and the food, two things that we pride ourselves on. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.... More 

Palo Alto, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good stay, with extremely friendly managers; however, it isn't a great section of town and the water wasn't hot in the sink or the rug on the floor clearn. A terrific restaurant for both breakfast and dinner.

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Sam G G, Manager at Spicers Balfour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Coastman3, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We were very disappointed to see that you didn't enjoy the whole experience during your stay. Your comments about the rug have been passed onto our housekeeping team who will ensure that this does not occur again. We were pleased however, to see that you had great things... More 

Sydney, Australia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
31 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for a long weekend to celebrate a friend's birthday. Lovely converted Queenslander - now a boutique hotel Positives: - location: could get a cab or an uber easily, close to everything, quirky, hip suburb - room: thoughtfully done, lots of towels, extra pillows and blankets, and really appreciate the tap with water filter for both cold and... More 

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

Dear AussiePen, Thank you for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review. It was pleasing to see you had many positive comments about the hotel, especially when it came to the staff as we believe great service is paramount. In relation to the bar fridge, we are currently in the process of installing these in the rooms to... More 

New Castle, Delaware
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my friend had lunch at the Balfour kitchen the other day and it was absolutely fantastic. The location of this hotel is like a hidden gem away from the chaotic city and noise. Environment is amazing, so is the food. Most importantly, their star service! We were well looked after by a staff named Wei. She is very... More 

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Sam G G, Manager at Spicers Balfour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 77Cyn, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. We were pleased to read that you had a lovely lunch at the hotel. We pride ourselves on delivering quality food to our customers. We also pride ourselves on the service we provide, and so therefore, it was fantastic to see that you enjoyed Wei's company. We look... More 

Cairns, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

what a great little hotel, the food is superb with the staff , well they cant o enough to help. The room was great, but a noisy fan that goes all night, could you please fix this before we come back in a month, our home away from home when in Brisbane . 100% recommend.

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Sam G G, Manager at Spicers Balfour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear James M, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We were so pleased to read that you had a great stay and that the staff looked after you so well. Thank you for your feedback in regards to our bathroom fans, we are having our maintenance team look into the situation and hopefully resolve any issues... More 

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