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Spicers Balfour Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   37 Balfour Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
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Ranked #4 of 163 hotels in Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
p0rtia Hong Kong, China
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Hong Kong, China
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68 reviews 68 reviews
41 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed all aspects of this visit. Alice is such a great ambassador for the hotel as she is extremely knowledgeable, friendly and professional. All the other staff were fantastic too. The rooms are beautiful and chic but practical. The surrounding area is great and the restaurant recommendations were spot on. We were only here for two nights and wished... More

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American River, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Honestly, one of my favorite spots to bring my wife. intimate, romantic and whatever either could desire. The views are spectacular with an amazing location. When the staff can't seem to want to do enough to make your time more memorable; who would ever want to leave??

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

Dear Eli Thank you for the kind words, we are blessed to host beautiful people at our property and look forward to your next stay. Warmest Regards Willie & Team Balfour More

Brisbane
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In a residential part of town, beautifully restored old villa. Everything one could look for found in the room. Very good staff, loved the roof top bar and the great view - very relaxing. Very comfy beds. Loved the breakfast on the verandah, the sparkling wine may have helped :-)

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

Dear Simone Thank you for providing us with your feedback. It is always nice to look after our locals. I`m am very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and got to experience the property. Have a lovely week Warmest Regards Willie & Team Balfour More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't recommend the Balfour Hotel in terms of quality of location, accomodation, service and food. A special thanks to Alex and Tara for exceptional personalised service. The breakfast and dinner were both outstanding. Linda

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

Dear Linda Thank you. Alex and Tara really enjoyed your feedback, they loved looking after you. Peter and Maria are very passionate about their food and I always say that the plate is a true reflection of their personality and respect they have for the produce they use. Best Wishes Willie & Team Balfour More

Byron Bay, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Not our first time here and definitely not our last! The cheerful, well trained staff are clever enough to sense if you want to chat, and when you don't. Very important in a small boutique hotel environment. Guests feel welcome, special, relaxed, but not overwhelmed with attention. Superb breakfast and intimate cocktail bar. Dinner on the veranda or in the... More

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

Dear Edith Thank you for providing us with your feedback. Our return guests truly become part of our family and we look forward to have them visiting. It was lovely to meet you and your husband and we look forward to your next visit. Best Wishes Willie & Team Balfour More

Brisbane, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

The Balfour is an old Queenslander reinvented as a small, beautiful hotel. There is an amazing roof top deck that looks across to the Story Bridge and the city beyond. It must be amazing at night with all the lights on. We had breakfast at the restaurant seated on the deck of the homestead surrounded by frangipanis and other beautiful... More

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

Dear Bilka Thank you for the feedback. I am pleased you enjoyed our beautiful Queenslander. So many of our locals enjoy the property not just because it’s a Queenslander and part of Queensland`s history but also that the property have so many Quirky spaces. Our vision with the restaurant is great produce cooked well, a neighbourhood restaurant where family, loved... More

Brisbane, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Cosy Boutique hotel with a total of 9 rooms. Rooms are comfortable with quality linen and a good nights sleep is guaranteed. Staff are friendly. All room tariffs include evening canapés in the bar. We went to the bar just before 6pm and the Bar Attendant asked what he could do for us. We said that we were there to... More

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

Dear Julianne Thank you for your feedback, my team and I take feedback very seriously and live and breathe to provide the very best to all our guests. Maria puts a lot of love and passion into her breakfast and I am glad you enjoyed it. We use Peaberry coffee and please ask for me on your next visit, there... More

Brisbane, Australia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

My wife and I had an ealry morning appointment and did not have breakfast before we left home...So we went to Spicers which was very impressive the Hotel part seems to be quite nice but the resauraunt was excelent..bot of us enjoyed the envioroment and the food and service all good !

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

Dear Rob Thank you for the kind feedback. Maria puts all her love and passion into her breakfast and I am pleased you enjoyed her breakfast and your experience with us. We look forward to your next visit, maybe for high tea or dinner? Our new winter menu is now available. Our menu`s is available online for you to use.... More

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We had a table of 11 for my dads 70th Birthday and wanted to try somewhere different and came across the Spicers restaurant. The food was exceptional and the service terrific. It seems the staff went to that extra effort where ever they could, creating a great dining experience in the courtyard. My dad who has little faith in restaurants,... More

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

Dear Terry Thank you for your feedback. I am glad we could be part of your dad’s special day. I always say to my team that service and attention to detail is what lacks in most restaurants and that we should strive to deliver the basics. Service and attention to detail is not to be asked, it’s a given! Kirsten... More

Surfers Paradise, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I can see why you are 5 star SELF rated and not triple A acredited as if you were triple A you would have specific critera too meet.You meet few of the criteria.Small rooms no fridge in rooms no where to hang your clothes in bathrooms air conditioning turned off in the night iced water didnt work.We stayed in room... More

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

Dear Hazel Thank you for providing your feedback to us and my sincere apologies that you did not enjoy your stay with us. I can assure you that we don’t judge any of our guests that join us for dinner by their age or the way they dress but my apologies if you felt this way. Hopefully you have received... More

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Additional Information about Spicers Balfour Hotel

Address: 37 Balfour Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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Ranked #4 of 163 hotels in Brisbane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Spicers Balfour Hotel 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
From the outside, Spicers Balfour Hotel resembles many of the large and beautiful classic Queenslander homes found in its neighbourhood, the fashionable inner-city Brisbane suburb of New Farm. The hotel offers nine rooms each with individual elegance and charm providing an indulgent haven with all the comforts and attention to detail expected from a leading five star hotel. Small boardroom for meetings of up to 18 delegates, onsite restaurant serving sumptuous breakfast's, high tea's,dinner (Tuesday-Saturday), library, large and open QLD Verandah, complimentary parking facilities and rooftop bar with views of the stunning city skyline and Story Bridge. Whether it's a corporate trip to Brisbane, a romantic city escape from the kids, or just a cosy, convenient place to come back to after a show, Spicers Balfour Hotel is the ultimate city escape. ... more   less 
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