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Rydges South Bank Brisbane

9 Glenelg Street | South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Value
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Canberra
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19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you want accommodation convenient to the Convention Centre and the entertainment around South Bank, this is the place to stay. It is comfortable and in generally good condition, although the bathroom in a standard room is miniscule. The rest of the room was good, well set out and comfortable. All of the many cafes and restaurants in the South... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Convenient location for the convention centre and nearby restaurants near the South bank precinct. The room itself was ok, clean and suitable for the three night stay. Unfortunately, thin walls and being on the side of the railway made for an interrupted sleep. The bed was a bit too hard for my liking. Not keen on showers being in bath... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here for 4 nights - went to a conference at the Convention Centre and had a couple of days RnR and exploring the area. The location is fabulous...noodle night markets were on, there was a Sunday market by the man made beach, it was close to the river and a short walk across the river to shopping in... More 

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Usually I like the Rydges and have rated highly BUT if they offer you room 127-RUN ! It's above the pool and restaurant BUT WORSE - it is opposite the gym AND the housekeeping room and it is just continual banging of doors and loud talking !!! It's hard to imagine a worse room!!

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Zoe L, Hotel Duty Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear Vicki B, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review about your stay. I understand that a Duty Manager has since been in contact with you to discuss the issues mentioned and that a suitable outcome has been agreed upon. Once again please accept my sincere apologies for any disruptions you experienced during your stay. Kind regards... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Was here for a business meeting, but had a free day at either end, and really appreciate the closeness to the museums and riverfront. A lot of restaurants at different price points to choose from. Breakfast was varied and of good quality.

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Zoe L, Hotel Duty Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear publius215, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review in relation to your stay at Rydges South Bank Brisbane. The hotel is located in the heart of the South Bank Precinct with an array of restaurants and cafes within walking distance and is the entertainment hub of Brisbane. I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay and... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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51 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Vin Merlot was speaking at a conference at the Brisbane Convention Centre and the conference organisers suggested Rydges South Bank for convenience as it connects directly into the Convention Centre. Accordingly location is excellent for that purpose and very good restaurants within 200 metres. That.s the good stuff. Vin and Mrs Merlo stayed on the 10th floor with good views... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The view was of concrete and construction, the service at check in was pretty crappy and the food at the CBD cafe is pretty mediocre. I didn't think much of the bed or the room's decor either. My friend had a suite which was a bit nicer but I've stayed in much nicer places. The location is great if you... More 

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Rui O, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear a-broad-abroad604, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback from your stay. It is disappointing to read that you did not enjoy your time with us and please accept my apologies for the service you received at check in. Our main focus is to ensure that all our guests enjoy their time with us and leave... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for a conference which was ideal being next door and connected to the conference centre, Rooms are compact but adequate with the addition of a sink, and microwave in the room, not sure why but ,May be useful to some Bathroom very compact can't sit on toilet with door open. Not enough room Room has a safe which... More 

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Zoe L, Hotel Duty Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear Berna68, Thank you for your feedback in relation to your recent stay at Rydges South Bank Brisbane. The hotel is linked directly to the Brisbane Convention Centre, making it the perfect base for those attending conferences and events there. The hotel rooms and suites will be undergoing refurbishment later this year, which will allow us the opportunity to improve... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on business and stayed here. Its a really good position, especially for where I needed to be. Lots of restaurants, close to the river and the Ferris wheel. And just a 10 minute taxi ride from town centre. Staff all friendly and helpful. Rooms comfortable - had a good nights sleep. I left my phone charger in the... More 

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Rui O, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear George C, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback from your stay. It is wonderful to read such positive comments from your time with us. I am glad that we were able to make you comfortable and assist you with returning your lost property to you. I will pass on your feedback to the team... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After three months in Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia Hostels I was treated to three nights in this lovely property. Nicely situated, great customer centric service and helpful recommendations from internal Australia travel to posting shipments back to the states. The re-entry to a first world country could not have been more perfect. On to experience the Aussie hostels but happy... More 

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Rui O, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear Julie C, Thank you for providing us with feedback from your stay. It is wonderful to have been able to provide to you such a relaxing and comfortable stay as you set out to travel Australia. All our staff strive to provide the best quality service to our guests and to ensure that they leave us with positive experiences.... More 

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