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Brisbane Riverview Hotel

#26 of 163 Hotels in Brisbane
Certificate of Excellence
Cnr Kingsford Smith Dr & Hunt St, Brisbane, Queensland 4007, Australia (Formerly Powerhouse Boutique Hotel Brisbane)
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Gold Coast, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I must admit the hotel it self was lovely and i did want to come back until the cleaners came into our room and took our belongings and then locked us out of our room! Hotel staff did not return our belongings during our stay and it took for us to get back home to realize this got taken from... More 

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Penicuik, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel looks very modern from the outside but is strangely old fashioned inside. Had a river view room which was excellent. Some very nice touches including high quality toiletries and tea and biscuits. The pool was a disaster , looking more like a fish pond. This was disappointing as was the fact that the bar was closed. Restaurant was ok... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose this hotel because it was on the river, and between the airport and the city, so I thought it would be convenient for both. Wrong! It turned out to be on an extremely busy highway, with the only shop nearby a BP service station. The nearest cafe' was a good 20 min walk away along said dusty,dirty highway... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My teenage son and I stayed here for three nights and found it a very good choice. Definitely recommended as a gentle introduction to Brisbane. The hotel is across the river from city and not much nearby, so a car would be advisable but it is near the cruise terminal and some great restaurants at the adjacent Portside Wharf. River... More 

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SMC847, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at Brisbane Riverview Hotel, responded to this review

Dear valued traveller, thank you so much for choosing our Hotel for your Urban Escape while in Brisbane. We were delighted to hear you enjoyed our River views, stylish guest rooms, Chester's Bar and Plates Restaurant . We were also pleased to hear you made the most of our River location by taking the City Cat. For your return visit,... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

"Riverview" hotel, but we had a view of the parking lot.... The staff was very helpful - very good at directions!!! Room was spacious and clean. Bar in hotel was never open when we were there... Location was close to airport, which was helpful. Pool looked dirty, but was really just the color of the dark tile???

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SMC847, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at Brisbane Riverview Hotel, responded to this review

Dear valued traveller, thank you for choosing our Hotel for your recent stay and for sharing your experience. We were delighted to hear you enjoyed the convenience of our location and our spacious well appointed guest rooms. We would have to agree our staff are our best asset, thank you for noticing and we will definitely pass your feedback on!... More 

Kingscliff, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brisbane Riverview hotel is a very funky comfortable luxury hotel, we stayed in a executive riverview hotel room and the view was amazing and the rooms were very clean and tidy. We arrived early and Margaret the receptionist was so accommodating and let us check in early and even when checking out she asked us how our trip was and... More 

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SMC847, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at Brisbane Riverview Hotel, responded to this review

Dear valued traveller, thank you for choosing our Hotel for your 'urban escape' and for sharing your experience. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed our funky eclectic styling, luxury rooms, river views, friendly staff, delicious buffet breakfast and convenient location to the Brisbane CBD. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. View Hotels; Brisbane Riverview Hotel, North Sydney... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived at the hotel and the reception staff met us with a smile and checked us in very efficiently. We booked this hotel for a couple of nights prior to boarding a cruise for its proximity to the cruise terminal. The room overlooked the river and was spotlessly clean and a good size, we had a couple of meals in... More 

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SMC847, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at Brisbane Riverview Hotel, responded to this review

Dear valued traveller, thank you for choosing our Hotel for your pre-cruise 'urban escape' and for sharing your experience. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your room, our views, friendly staff, restaurant and convenient location to the Brisbane Cruise Terminal and CBD; for your next cruise please keep in mind we offer complimentary car parking for the duration of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

I caught the Brisbane River Ferry down river from the city centre. Alighting at Brett's Warf, I had a 30 plus minutes walk to the Hotel (My choice), back along the river. I was desperately hoping that my choice of hotel was correct and that the aircon was going to work. I needn't have worried. This hotel is gorgeous, from... More 

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SMC847, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at Brisbane Riverview Hotel, responded to this review

Dear valued traveller, thank you for choosing our Hotel as your 'urban escape' and for sharing your experience. We were delighted to hear you enjoyed our location, room, views and the little 'extras' we provide such as Pillow Menus and complimentary in room coffee pod machines! Thank you for choosing our Hotel as your 'home away from home'. We look... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Booked in room 605 lovely views .lovely room ...but could not get over it ....paying nearly 500 for one night ....on arrival i was told that my brand new car had to be parked outside ....i booked 3 month in advance and was told i will get underground parking ....i like to recieve what i paid for and what i... More 

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DOSM0, Director of Sales at Brisbane Riverview Hotel, responded to this review

Dear valued traveller, thank you for choosing our Hotel for your recent stay in Brisbane and for sharing your experience. Our team were pleased to hear you enjoyed our stylish guest rooms and wonderful views - 605 is one of my favourites! We value your feedback and appreciate these comments as an opportunity to pass onto our operations team for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Everything about our stay was great. The location the facilities the room.. Wow.. Will definitely recommend . Sitting in the room drinking fabulous pod made coffee with a dreary rainy weekend was not an issue. The bar downstairs was so cute and comfy too

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DOSM0, Director of Sales at Brisbane Riverview Hotel, responded to this review

Dear valued traveller, thank you for choosing our Hotel as your 'urban escape' and for sharing your experience. We were delighted to hear you enjoyed our location, view. Chesters Bar and the little 'extra's we provide such as in room coffee pod machines! Whilst mother nature can be a little unpredictable with the weather, we are so pleased you enjoyed... More 

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