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Brisbane Riverview Hotel

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Cnr Kingsford Smith Dr & Hunt St, Brisbane, Queensland 4007, Australia (Formerly Powerhouse Boutique Hotel Brisbane)
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Ranked #49 of 161 hotels in Brisbane
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I have stayed here previously (before the renovations) and always found it friendly and welcoming, but this was my first time post-renovations. It was everything that it has always been (wonderful staff who make a home away from home environment) but the rooms are now beautiful. They layout of them is very nice, but they don't have the fake shine... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As i travel quite a bit for work it's nice to find a hotel that ticks all the boxes. I was met at the door by the friendly staff only too willing to unload the taxi and take my luggage to my room which was clean and well equipped. Two separate TV's (1 in the bedroom area) a nice work... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here on what I thought was to be my final night in Australia (plane was cancelled, so I got an extra night courtesy of Qantas) Room was clean and the staff were friendly. my room didn't have a "Riverview" as it faced the back but this didn't really matter to me. This place is quite far out from... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is a clean, comfortable and nice place. Also it is not that far from the Brisbane CBD. The owners and staffs are very nice, Had a good time with full of pleasure, and nothing to be complained. I would stay here again.

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201 reviews 201 reviews
71 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel may have had a name change as from Kingsford Smith Drive you can see their bright orange sign on the hotel that reads "VIEW". From the moment we arrived at the hotel we were impressed. The entrance was flanked with 2 huge pot plants and orange carriage-style lights. The marble foyer/reception area is large complete with a chandelier... More

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Sydney, Australia
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20 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I used to stay here regularly many years ago when it was the "Powerhouse" hotel. It become very tired so I stopped going there. I'm very pleased to say the View Hotel people have done a great makeover -- refurbished rooms, which are now fresh and comfortable, and probably the best hotel breakfast buffet I've seen in a long time,.... More

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14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed overnight during a business conference. The property was in renovated condition and looked nice in all aspects. Room and bed comfortable and breakfast very good. Staff were all friendly and helpful. The combination of the quality and the corporate rate made this a very compelling option. I would struggle to justify paying the full rate and would consider it... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

When I work in our Brisbane Office in Ann St Fortitude Valley (Melbourne, VIC native) I have tried many surrounding Hotels. As a generalisation, hotels are pretty pricy in this area given the local shops and car showrooms (prestige / Porsche anyone?), so I tried this as an option for lower price / close by work / good star rating... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I recently stayed 2 nights & selected the hotel for location as this was a business trip. The room was large,comfortable & very clean. Down side was no guest directory ( trouble knowing how to use the coffee machine & adjust the air conditioning), TV that needed to be reset to pick up all the stations & having a room... More

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122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I recently had a stopover in Brisbane en-route to the Solomon Islands for work. The hotel was a short taxi ride from the airport (about $35-40), and was a good place to stay. The hotel had a good range of amenities and the restaurant was open for dinner and breakfast. Another dining option is the iconic Breakfast Creek Hotel which... More

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

Dear valued traveller, thank you for choosing the Brisbane Riverview Hotel for your recent 'stopover' requirement. We were pleased to hear you enjoyed the convenience of our location (including the short two minute walk to the famous Breakfast Creek Hotel), our very own Plates Restaurant for Dinner and Breakfast and our fabulous spacious and well appointed guest rooms. Of course,... More

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Address: Cnr Kingsford Smith Dr & Hunt St, Brisbane, Queensland 4007, Australia (Formerly Powerhouse Boutique Hotel Brisbane)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Brisbane Riverview Hotel 4.5*
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