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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our family had a great short stay with a river view room on level 9. Our first room didn't suit us but we were given a new room without any issues. Clean, quite, staff super friendly. The whole experience was just perfect. Kids enjoyed the pool while we had drinks. Close to Southbank's restaurants. Would stay again.

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

room wasnt ready until 6pm on day of check in even though I had called up at 11am to confirm and say we would be arriving at 3pm. Was given 3 drink vouchers to use in the bar, so disappointed to have started our holiday that way. Also disappointed that the pool bar was restricted the majority of the week...

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Brisbane
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

If you're after an unpretentious hotel that offers luxury and great service in a fantastic location and at a reasonable price you can't go past Rydges South Bank Brisbane. We've stayed several times (once with the kids) and continue to be impressed. Rooms are modern and well maintained, facilities excellent, staff friendly and efficient, breakfast great, cocktails fantastic (they're a...

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RuiLOzorio, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear FamilyGuyBrisbane, Thank you for such a great review! It makes us all incredibly happy to read that your stay was an enjoyable one, as it validates the hard work we put in to make sure all our guests have a great time at the hotel. We all look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Rui Ozorio Hotel...

Korora, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

great location - very close to qpac (walking distance) and only a short walk over the bridge into the city centre. Quiet, well appointed room with efficient air-conditioning (very important in the Queensland summer).

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RuiLOzorio, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear frequnt_trvler, Thank you for the amazing review! I am happy to read that you had a great stay, we are certainly located in an enviable part of the Brisbane CBD in among some of the best cultural attractions the city has to offer. The team and I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Rui Ozorio Hotel...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location was ideal for Southbank with food and entertainment very close by. The room was small but beautifully appointed. Staff were very professional. Probably one of the nicest buffet breakfasts I have ever had! Thanks for a lovely stay, I am sure we will be back!

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RuiLOzorio, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear Michael H, Thank you for the great feedback and review of your stay. I am happy to read that your stay was an enjoyable one and that you were able to experience our amazing buffet breakfast. The team and I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Rui Ozorio Hotel Duty Manager

Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I/we have stayed here previously and the standard is quite high. My only concern is accessing this place. Every time I stay here the access to the hotel changes (not that this is a fault of Rydges) but it does affect the overall experience. The staff are welcoming and the meals are quite good.

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RuiLOzorio, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear Gibbinsp, Thank you for the great feedback from your stay. I am glad to read that your stay was an enjoyable on and the whole team looks forward to welcoming you back to the hotel soon. Kind regards, Rui Ozorio Hotel Duty Manager

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Staff were really welcoming upon my arrival. The room was modern, clean and a good size. The bathroom was big! Free fast wifi and a comfy bed made for a great stay. The hotel is perfectly located to the convention centre and some good restaurants. It was an easy 20min walk across the river to the Queen Street shopping. I...

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RuiLOzorio, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear Lisa_WLG, Thank you for the great feedback from your stay. I am glad to read that your stay was an enjoyable one and that our Concierge and Front Desk team made your first impression a lasting one. We all look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Rui Ozorio Hotel Duty Manager

Lennox Head, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good sized room. Clean, comfortable and quiet. Good food and drinks, though bar is noisy and could do with more tables and chairs. Fabulous location, close to Southbank, Convention Centre and theatres. Lifts can be very slow with long cue of people waiting to use them at some times of the day.

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RuiLOzorio, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear annbarnes220, Thank you for the great feedback from your stay. I am glad to read that your stay was enjoyable. Please accept my apologies for the delay you experienced with our lifts. During this time of year with large functions occurring to celebrate the holiday season, we can have delays during peak movement periods throughout the day. The team...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice hotel, great amenities and nice clean rooms. Just a little fragmented, travelling for business i want one receipt and one transaction at the end of my stay. Upon handing over my CC as security i was advance billed for the accommodation which i can live with, but then was billed seperately for each transaction i made. For example, breakfast,...

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RuiLOzorio, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear Nick B, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback from your stay. In 2014, the hotel decided to initiate a pre-payment policy where accommodation charges were taken on arrival. This was in response to a series of incidents that exposed a weakness in our previous policy, which was exacerbated by the systems we were using...

Melbourne
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here last week at this well located hotel/ used the gym twice it was one of the best of any hotel gym I have stayed at in Australia. The room looking over the Ferris wheel was very good too. Would stay here again .

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RuiLOzorio, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear EllenMelbourne, Thank you for the great feedback from your stay. I am glad to read that we were able to provide you with a comfortable and enjoyable experience while in Brisbane. We all look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Rui Ozorio Hotel Duty Manager

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Bacchus
Bacchus
Cuisines: European, Australian
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Rydges South Bank Brisbane

Address: Rydges Southbank 9 Glenelg St | South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
Price Range: $117 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Rydges South Bank Brisbane 4.5*
Number of rooms: 304
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Also Known As:
Rydges South Bank Brisbane Hotel Brisbane
Rydges South Bank Hotel Brisbane
Brisbane Rydges South Bank
Hotel Style:
#21 Family Hotel in Brisbane
#36 Luxury Hotel in Brisbane
#37 Romantic Hotel in Brisbane
#46 Business Hotel in Brisbane
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“You pay extra for river views.”
 of 5 bubbles annbarnes220, 6 days ago | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the rive & city”
 of 5 bubbles ozpuddle, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Ask for an upgrade if you can and also a river side room as the train can be noisy on the lower levels.”
 of 5 bubbles Megzi18, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Upper floors looking towards the river views”
 of 5 bubbles JulieK811, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“go for city views on a higher floor”
 of 5 bubbles OneWorld22, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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