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The Sebel Quay West Brisbane
Ranked #62 of 157 Hotels in Brisbane
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Reviewed June 25, 2013

Stayed here for Christmas. And have been meaning to write a review on this fab hotel. 4 adults stayed here for 14 days. We had a two bedroom suite facing the biotin cal gardens. Rooms were spotless and cleaned. The rooms had everything you needed a washing machine, full kitchen and plent of space. Reception were very knowledgable as this was our second trip to Brisbane from the UK. We had booked as bed and breakfast and you didn't need to eat till the evening as even the porridge came with clotted cream and the full breakfast could have fed the entire family. We did eat on Christmas Eve in the restaurant a little to fancy and very very small surprisingly but tasted amazing. The swimming and whirlpool were fantastic and the gym was good although the door didn't always work. We were visiting family and hotel were great with letting them visit. Due to the size of australia we hired a car and used there car park lovely and secure but took 20 minutes from calling for the car to be outside which was very hot. Would defiantly stay again.

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
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mullingar
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed June 23, 2013

for my 60th birthday my daughter got myself and my husband 2 nights accomodation at this hotel it cost her 410 dollars and it certainly was not worth that .We stayed at ahe abbey on roma street for 100 dollars and it was as good if not better for that overpriced hotel. We were on the first floor and the room really needed a lick of paint, curtains that went over the whole window. When i think of what we got in kuala lumpar and compare it to there it was so disappointing .Would not recommend the hotel to anyone

Room Tip: do not go there or if you have to make sure you are not on the first floor traffic all night long...
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Mat F, General Manager at The Sebel Quay West Brisbane, responded to this review, June 24, 2013
Dear Maree953,

I would like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience following your recent stay with us. I am extremely sorry that your time at Quay West was not as comfortable or enjoyable as we would have hoped - we strive to ensure that each and every guest enjoys a unique, welcoming experience and I regret that we missed the mark this time. Please accept my apologies for this.

I would welcome the chance to learn how we could have enhanced your time away and would be pleased to discuss with you directly if you wish to expand this feedback.

Regards
Mat Finch
Hotel Manager
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Toowoomba, Australia
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Reviewed June 21, 2013

We always stay at Quay West when coming to Brisbane. The rooms are always clean, the water pressure in the showers is great, the rooms are tidied every day, and view of the park is always relaxing, the staff have never been anything but friendly and nothing seems to be a problem. The hotel is easy to get to and is in a great location, close to the city but far enough away that the traffic or people aren't a bother at night. My husband loves the fact that you can have a real kitchen with a real fridge and proper man sized glasses.

Room Tip: One bedroom apartments overlooking the Botanical Gardens
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Tracey G
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Byron Bay, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed June 12, 2013

While the hotel isn't brand spanking new, it is very well maintained, and ticks all of our boxes for having a working kitchen, comfortable bath, and bed, and spectacular views, in a great locale for accessing the city, the river walks and gardens. The parking service very prompt and every interaction with staff very courteous and pleasant. The size of the apartment excellent and separate laundry a real bonus. Also gym and pool area well thought out and the private area for relaxing. one of the best we have seen.
One slight negative was breakfast was extremely average. Brisbane offers such good food in cafes, that the hotel really needs to offer better quality to be competitive. We opted not to eat breakfast and go elsewhere. Overall though good value for money

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
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Mat F, General Manager at The Sebel Quay West Brisbane, responded to this review, June 24, 2013
Dear Houdini546,

On behalf of the team at Quay West I would like to thank you for taking time out to share your beautiful experience. For the past 15 years we have continually tried to 'tick each box' and it's nice to know that we are still hitting the mark.

Thanks for highlighting concerns about breakfast, however - we are in the process of launching a new breakfast offering which will be live in a couple of weeks. I hope you will let us tick that box when you next visit.

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Mat Finch
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed June 11, 2013

I stayed here for my Birthday weekend. It did not disappoint. I loved the pool area, truly immaculate and the view from the balcony onto the adjacent parkland's was superb! Great facilities but spent most my days by the pool or unfortunately on the desk - working...but boy there could not have been a better place. Everything is close by as well which really helped as we had dinner out all nights!
Great staff, great place recommended to all my friends and family!
Will definitely be back once I move to Queensland for our weekends away!

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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
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Thank sunseekers247
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Mat F, General Manager at The Sebel Quay West Brisbane, responded to this review, June 24, 2013
Hi sunseekers247,

Greetings from sunny Brisbane!

I am so pleased that we were able to make your time away from home such a wonderful experience. We look forward to seeing more of you when you relocate to Brisbane!

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Mat Finch
Hotel Manager
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brisbane
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Reviewed May 24, 2013

We got a mystery booking through lastminute.com and were pleasantly surprised by quay west suites. We had a toddler with us so the apartment we were given was more than adequate. It had all amenities, full kitchen, laundry with dryer & washing machine, spacious lounge, and large bedroom. It also had views of the botanical gardens and the river. It's located right in the heart of the city and only a 5 minute walk to cafes, shops and public transport. It was only a short stay but I would recommend the hotel to others wanting a home away from home.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
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Property: The Sebel Quay West Brisbane
Address: 132 Alice St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#25 Romantic Hotel in Brisbane
#27 Family Hotel in Brisbane
#29 Business Hotel in Brisbane
#57 Luxury Hotel in Brisbane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Sebel Quay West Brisbane 5*
Number of rooms: 51
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A garden-inspired oasis nestled alongside Brisbane’s Botanic Gardens, Quay West Suites is Brisbane’s only 5-star, all-suite hotel offering unrivalled, attentive service and stylish, self-contained apartment accommodation. With all apartments boasting spectacular garden or panoramic city views Quay West is the ideal location to introduce yourself to the ‘river city’.All apartments have been refurbished and combine luxurious hotel comforts with apartment freedom and convenience. Featuring full kitchen and laundry facilities, open-plan living and dining rooms with spacious furnished balconies and completely separate bedrooms with an indulgent bedding package, providing elements of ‘home’ whether for a short or long stay. The signature recreation area, with resort-style pool, sundeck, gymnasium, sauna and outdoor spa, is unsurpassed in a CBD location and compliments the sunny Queensland outdoor lifestyle.With a relaxed, contemporary menu and unique garden outlook, McMahon’s Restaurant and Fraser’s Bar, located adjacent to the lobby on the ground floor, are the ideal place to relax with friends or colleagues and watch the world go by, and are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Quay West Suites Brisbane also offers 24 hour in-suite dining.Please note that Quay West Suites Brisbane is a non-smoking property. ... more   less 
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