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Rydges South Bank Brisbane

4.5 of 5 9 Glenelg Street | South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
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22 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Rydges South Bank is a very confusing hotel. I want to like this place a lot, and there are some parts of it which I do, but the hotel gives out a very confusing vibe. Clearly plenty of cash has been spent modernizing the common guest areas. The lobby is fresh and modern, the ground floor restaurant/bar was undergoing... More 

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Scott W, Rooms Division Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear 2traveltheworld, Thank you for the recent feedback in relation to your stay with us at Rydges South Bank Brisbane. The Hotel underwent an extensive refurbishment of the Podium Level which opened for trade in late 2012. Unfortunately, as much as we would all like, these transformations do not happen overnight as with any building, construction or refurbishments comes a... More 

Melbourne
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our third stay at Rydges Soutbank, having come up from Melbourne for the Australia Day long weekend. The Good: I was aware from reviews about the noise issues so requested a high level room. I was told I could have a room on Level 1 or 2 immediately or wait for a room on Level 11. Although we... More 

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Byron Bay, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights over the 2015 Australia Day Weekend. Our room was a Deluxe Queen and had views over the city and river. Check-in was good, and a couple of glitches were quickly sorted by consierge. The Hotel was obviously busy with a number of functions including a birthday party and wedding on the Saturday night.. We... More 

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

Dear Pamrella, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback from your stay. Please accept my apologies for your experience on Sunday regarding the Australia Day Pool Party and the unabashed display from a certain patron -- which was thankfully dealt with promptly by security. Whilst the area was open to hotel guests wishing to use the... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I loved the room, the value, and the view. The food is great and so is the general atmosphere. Everyone is super polite and helpful. This my first time in Brisbane. I love exploring cities on a weekend escape. It is a great base to go farther afield.

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

Dear LisaVMBannon, Thank you for your kind comments. Our team work incredibly hard to make our guests happy and feel at home and positive feedback such as yours serves to validate that effort. Thank you. We look forward to welcoming your back to the hotel again soon. Kind regards, Rui Ozorio Hotel Duty Manager More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our first stay in a Rydges hotel and we were very impressed with it. We only stayed for one night as we had a show to go to at the nearby QPAC theatre and didn't fancy a late drive home at night. The hotel is in a great location on Southbank, just a stroll away from a great... More 

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

Dear CoastersOnHols, Thank you for your kind feedback. It is great to read that your first stay with us was a success and that you took full advantage of our membership program. Our Deluxe rooms offer fantastic views of the River City and are a stones throw away from many of Brisbane's premier attractions. We hope to be able to... More 

Palmwoods, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I recently spent 3 nights at Rydges for a small break before returning to work after Christmas. We managed to get a good deal on the internet and then were upgraded to an executive king suite on the 9th floor with fantastic river views. Our room (No. 928) was on the southern end which meant we had... More 

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Sophie S, Guest Relations at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear Doug L, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback surrounding your recent stay with us at Rydges South Bank Brisbane. It is pleasing to read you were satisfied with the room allocation that was provided for you with the special package that you booked. The deluxe king suites offer our guests with guaranteed views of... More 

Bargara, Queensland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My son booked the Poolside Terrace for his 30th Birthday party and booked some rooms for family visiting from outside Brisbane, We were not disappointed - twin double room was not particularly big but sink and microwave was a nice touch if you wanted to be a little more independent. The cafe was convenient and reasonable priced and there are... More 

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

Dear Merlouis, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback from your stay. I am glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. The hotel occupies an envious position in the Brisbane CBD area, close to many of Brisbane's hottest attractions and only ten minutes to the city centre by foot. The new Soleil Bar... More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel for three nights while we went to tennis matches in January. The location is unbeatable! There are so many restaurants to choose from within a short walking distance. It is also only a 15-minute walk across a bridge to get to city central. We were on the 8th floor with a river view. The room... More 

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Sophie S, Guest at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear alienecookie, Thank you for providing us with such an extensive review regarding your recent stay at Rydges South Bank Brisbane. It is pleasing to read you were satisfied with the location of the hotel being so close to many restaurants, bars and cafes along with being only a short walk to the Brisbane CBD. The hotel provides spectacular views... More 

Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed with family for a few days. All staff we dealt with were great, our room was excellent and the amenities too were superb. The breakfast was excellent and the chef made a great omelette. The pool is relatively small and can get crowded but that didn't stop the kids from wanted to stay in it forever. Superb location too.

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Sophie S, Guest Relations at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear Follies, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with such positive feedback surrounding your recent stay at Rydges South Bank Brisbane. I am pleased to read you were satisfied with the room layout and also that you believed the rooms reflected the current information on our website. Rydges South Bank Brisbane is located in the heart of... More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed on 3/1/2014 when we saw The Lion king. Nice comfortable room but no balcony so a tad claustrophobic. Did not eat there as so much to chose from close by. Nice comfy bed and clean. Large wide screen TV with a few extra channels. Good supply of toiletries.

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Sophie S, Guest Relations at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear Djscotty1963, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your recent stay at Rydges South Bank Brisbane. The hotel is extremely fortunate to be located across the road from the Lyric Theatre, QPAC and Concert Hall which show a range of shows for our guests to enjoy all year round. Some of the shows tend... More 

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Address: 9 Glenelg Street | South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Rydges South Bank Brisbane 4.5*
Number of rooms: 304
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#18 Family Hotel in Brisbane
#28 Business Hotel in Brisbane
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