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Spicers Balfour Hotel

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37 Balfour Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
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Main Beach, Australia
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45 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed here for 2 nights. The rooms are either right next to the restaurant or bellow it. There is another building down the road with rooms. The queen room i stayed in was well appointed, quiet and bed was comfortable. Room size is small but it has everything you want from bluetooth speaker, nespresso machine, fridge and kettle. The highlight... More 

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GM_Spicershotels, Manager at Spicers Balfour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear kcho139, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was lovely to see that you enjoyed your two night stay and that the room had everything you wanted. It was also very pleasing to read you enjoyed the breakfast and the service you received as these are two very important aspects of the Spicers experience. We... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we had a suite that had every thing we could want, spacious and comfortable. The bed and pillows were really comfortable. All members of staff that we had dealings with were attentive and helpful. The roof top bar was relaxing and had great views and the bars in both properties operate on an honesty basis if you you feel like... More 

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GM_Spicershotels, Manager at Spicers Balfour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear arfa74, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was great to see that you enjoyed your recent stay and that you found the new suites to your liking. It was also pleasing to read that staff members were helpful and attentive and that you managed to make use of the lovely rooftop bar. We look... More 

Australia
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20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Balfour for a weekend to celebrate my wife's birthday, and we couldn't have chosen a better location. We have wanted to stay here for several years, but as we are locals, we just haven't got around to it. Everything was brilliant - the immaculate room and facilities, the most amazing food imaginable with a substantial beverage list,... More 

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GM_Spicershotels, Manager at Spicers Balfour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Travel_Bugged, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was wonderful to see that you thoroughly enjoyed your recent stay and that you found the staff the friendliest and most helpful you have ever experience, very high praise indeed! It was also pleasing to see you enjoyed the food, as this forms a very important part... More 

Canberra
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42 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a perfect choice of accommodation we made to celebrate a wedding anniversary. Spicers Balfour has thought of everything when it comes to guest comfort. Cleanliness and maintenance of the room was exceptional. A variety of pillows and plenty of divine towels and bathroom linen makes ALL the difference. Balfours Restaurant, onsite at hotel, was outstanding! Both breakfast and dinner... More 

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1 Thank JanaJean
GM_Spicershotels, Manager at Spicers Balfour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JanaJean, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was lovely to see that you chose the Balfour for your special occasion and that everything lived up to expectations. It is always satisfying when we read guest remarks about the little extra details, as these are the important things that provide a point of difference. We... More 

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28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an ideal hotel if you like to stay out of, but close to the city. The welcome is warm and friendly and there is adequate off street parking. The highlight of this cute hotel is the restaurant. Three meals are available. The food is amazing..... Fresh, plentiful and innovative. There is a small cute bar on the roof... More 

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1 Thank Garthri
GM_Spicershotels, Manager at Spicers Balfour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Garthri, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was pleasing to read that enjoyed your near the inner city hotel experience and that you found the service and bar to your liking. What was also fantastic to read was that you thought the food was amazing. All the Spicers properties place food as one of... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a week as a base to explore Brisbane and the nearby coastal areas. Fabulous hotel, great rooms and lovely service. Only a small hotel and some rooms are in an annex 100 metres from the main hotel (which is a tiny drag when you have to go for breakfast in the rain !!!), but otherwise nothing to... More 

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1 Thank Gary C
GM_Spicershotels, Manager at Spicers Balfour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gary C, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was fantastic to see that you chose the Balfour to be your base while you explored Brisbane and enjoyed all the comforts the hotel has to offer. Hopefully you had a lovely time in the river city and got the opportunity to enjoy some of the... More 

Federal, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed only one night but wished we could move in !!!! The attention to detail, the quality of the fixtures and fittings, the cleanliness, the position, the food and the excellent staff.. Everything was easy . Really couldn't fault it. Well done !

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1 Thank darreng335
GM_Spicershotels, Manager at Spicers Balfour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear darreng335, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was lovely to read you kind comments regarding your recent stay, especially in that you could not find any faults, as this is not an easy thing to achieve. It was also pleasing to see that you appreciated the attention to detail as this is something we... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our third time at a Spicers property and we weren't disappointed. An upgrade to a Suite was a great surprise! The suites have beautiful decor, quality linens and amazing toiletries!! Attention to detail is clear here - the soft music playing when you arrive, the selection of books on the bedside table, the mini bar items etc.. Rooftop bar was... More 

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1 Thank Jess N
GM_Spicershotels, Manager at Spicers Balfour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jess N, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was great to see that you enjoyed another stay at a Spicers property and that all expectations were met. It was also pleasing to read that we were able to upgrade you to the new suites, they are very much a welcome addition to the Balfour... More 

Casuarina, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Best of the Best. Clean Comfortable and Convenient it is like having a home away from home.The Staff are friendly and extremely helpful could not fault the property in any way. Well done to everybody concerned.

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1 Thank Shane And Kym H
GM_Spicershotels, Manager at Spicers Balfour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Shane And Kym H, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was so lovely to see that you enjoyed your recent stay and that you thought we were the "best of the best", something that every hotel aspires to achieve. It was also pleasing to read your comments regarding the staff as they are what... More 

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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome staff. Great location. Easy walk to the city. The rooms are spacious and beautiful. The food at the restaurant is divine! The hotel had an intimate feeling and was great for a small group conference. It's not the cheapest, but if your looking for style and appreciate the value of comfort, then this is it.

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1 Thank Steve L
GM_Spicershotels, Manager at Spicers Balfour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Steve L, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was wonderful to read that you enjoyed your recent stay and that you found the service, food and rooms to your liking. It was also pleasing to see that you thought the hotel had an intimate feel, something that is important to have in a boutique... More 

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Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
From the outside, Spicers Balfour Hotel resembles many of the large and beautiful classic Queenslander homes found in its neighbourhood, the fashionable inner-city Brisbane suburb of New Farm. The hotel offers nine rooms each with individual elegance and charm providing an indulgent haven with all the comforts and attention to detail expected from a leading five star hotel. Small boardroom for meetings of up to 18 delegates, onsite restaurant serving sumptuous breakfast's and high tea's daily, lunch (Monday-Friday),and dinner (Monday-Saturday), library, large and open QLD Verandah, complimentary parking facilities and rooftop bar with views of the stunning city skyline and Story Bridge. Whether it's a corporate trip to Brisbane, a romantic city escape from the kids, or just a cosy, convenient place to come back to after a show, Spicers Balfour Hotel is the ultimate city escape. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Spicers Balfour Hotel

Address: 37 Balfour Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
Price Range: $159 - $326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Spicers Balfour Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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#1 Spa Hotel in Brisbane
#2 Business Hotel in Brisbane
#3 Luxury Hotel in Brisbane
#6 Romantic Hotel in Brisbane
#39 Family Hotel in Brisbane
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