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Rydges South Bank Brisbane

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   9 Glenelg Street | South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A colleague and I stayed here for a Conference at the Brisbane Convention Centre. We shared a basic Twin Room. Rydges Southbank is ideally located for any events at the Brisbane Convention Centre, with access via Podium Level (lots of stairs) or along street level. The driveway of this hotel appears to be problematic, with Concierge Staff spending a lot... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location is great: many restaurants nearby, a lively 'street scene' and best of all a short walk to the fabulous Queensland Art Gallery and the Modern Art Gallery, as well as the Science Museum and a landing stage for the river catamarans. The hotel is fine, the rooms comfortable and quiet and many are spacious. It would help if... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Rydges is in the perfect spot to stay if you are going to QPAC or any other event around South Bank for that matter. It is also only a 15min walk to the Brisbane Mall so handy for the City also. We dined at Bacchus Restaurant (in Rydges) which was really really lovely - the food was presented beautifully and... More

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

Dear Wendy P, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback from your stay. I am glad to read that you enjoyed the restaurant Bacchus -- it is fast becoming one of the most popular restaurants in the South Bank area. I have passed on your kind feedback to the restaurant manager to share with his team.... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival we were pleasantly surprised with a complimentary upgrade to the superior king room from the superior queen room booked for our 1 night stay. We found the room to be spacious but very dated especially the bathroom. The spa, sauna & gym area was very disappointing. To enter the spa & sauna you need to walk through the... More

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

Dear Kylie S, Thank you for providing us with feedback from your stay. Please accept our apologies for the lateness of our reply. I am glad to read that you really enjoyed our Bacchs restaurant. It has become an extremely popular dining destination in the Brisbane and South Bank area. I do apologise for the obstructed view from the restaurant--we... More

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rydges is in a great location on Brisbane’s South Bank within easy walking distance of bars, some good restaurants, the Performing Arts Centre, the Brisbane Wheel, the river front and other attractions. The hotel amenities were good with the CBD café/bar that had street access plus Bacchus restaurant. We only had the buffet breakfast in the restaurant, which offered a... More

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

Dear GentlePetal, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback from your stay. Please accept my apologies about the mix-up with your room. I cannot say why our online check in system would show a confirmed room number unless you had already been checked into that room. I can only speculate that this was communicated to you... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The check was smooth and warm There was a minor mix up whether I had paid or not but that was painlessly solved . The hotel was close to Sth Brisbane station , museum , performing arts etc and plenty of restaraunts bars etc . The coffee and breakfast in the attached CBD restraunt were of a reasonable standard ,... More

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

Dear Grantlym, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback from your stay. I am glad that we were able to rectify your issue on check in quickly. We occupy a great location in the Brisbane CBD district, close to many great shops, restaurants and entertainment areas. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great time at Ridges. Initially when we booked in , we were given a room with a river view which was great but the room itself was small to say the least . My wife called reception to find out if we could upgrade . The staff were fantastic and it wasn't any problem at all for the upgrade Fantastic... More

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

Dear Anthony C, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback from your stay. It is great to see that you and your wife were able to enjoy the hotel and I am glad that our reception team were able to find a room that suited your needs with minimal disruption. We always look to be able... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Close to museums, convention centre and southbank water park this is really the best part of brisbane. There are plenty of good restaurants out the front. We have stayed here 3 times each time being good. The buffet breakfast is quite grand in the bucchas resto.

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

Dear murphy6891, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback from your stay. I am glad to read that you found the location of the hotel convenient and enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Rui Ozorio Hotel Duty Manager More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is in a great location. Rooms are adequate, everything clean and tidy. Free Wi Fi for one device only. Lobby was OK and bar next door was good. The lobby staff were very helpful with parking and umbrellas for the rain

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

Dear Pam M, Thank you for providing us with feedback from your stay. I am glad you found the hotel met your needs duing your stay. We are located in a great area of the Brisbane CBD district, close to many great shops, restaurants and entertainment areas. We are also glad to be able to offer free unrestricted wireless internet... More

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel is adjacent to convention centre and one block walking distance from Brisbane River, right in between South Bank and South Brisbane train stations. Queen size rooms were adequately sized - conveniently, ours had a microwave in the room. We had a room facing the convention centre (away from the riverside) giving us a view of South Brisbane. The railway... More

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

Dear Jojufa, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback from your stay. The Rydges South Bank occupies a great location in the Brisbane CBD district, close to many great restaurants, shops and entertainment areas. Please accept my apologies for the noise near your room. Should you wish to book again, please make mention of this and... 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*
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Rydges South Bank is situated in Brisbane’s most enviable location, the South Bank arts and entertainment precinct. The hotel adjoins with the Brisbane Convention Centre via a walkway, it is only a few minutes walk to the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, the Queensland Museum, State Library of Queensland and the new magnificent Gallery of Modern Art. Downtown Brisbane, Treasury Casino and the Queen Street Mall are an easy 10 minute stroll away. With Bacchus South Bank & CBD Cafe, Bar and Dining both located at Rydges you don't need to go far for a fantastic food and beverage selection. ... more   less 
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