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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
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Booked a 3 night weekend stay for my wife's birthday. Valet parking was straightforward and check in was friendly and efficient. We took the offered upgrade to a Deluxe Twin Room and we were happy that we did, with spectacular views across the river to the Brisbane cityscape both day and night. We were on the 10th floor. Not sure... More 

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Warragul, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Flew in late from Vanuatu after a great 10 days and missed last flight to Melb with 15 others. Air Vanuatu were efficient and very apologetic, they bussed us all to this hotel to accommodate us for the night. Service desk attendants efficiently processed us and explained our vouchers and transfers the next morning. Our room was excellent with a... More 

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Canberra
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago 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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Rui O, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear rawpine, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay. I am glad that you found the location of the hotel convenient for your purposes. We occupy an enviable position in the Brisbane CBD area, close to many great restaurants, shops and entertainment areas, including the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. The hotel will be... More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago 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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Rui O, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear dagebow, Thank you for providing us with feedback from your stay. Please accept my apologies that you experienced some noise disruptions during your stay. We are excited to be undergoing a complete renovation to our guest rooms and suites, commencing later this year. This will breathe new life into the hotel and will bring the style, design and decor... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Rui O, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear 281Emma_C, Thank you for your review of the Rydges South Bank Brisbane. I am glad to read that you enjoyed your time with us and that you found the location of the hotel to your advantage for both your business and leisure activities. The Night Noodle Markets are but one of the many events and attractions that cement South... More 

Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Dear VinMerlot, Thank you for your review of the Rydges South Bank Brisbane. Please accept my apologies for the confusion experienced at check in. I am glad that we were able to correct our errors and add your membership details to our records. The Rydges prides itself on providing friendly and professional service and your feedback has been passed onto... More 

Sydney, Australia
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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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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 

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