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Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Spicers Balfour was the first stop in our month long, multi stop trip to the East Coast of Australia . We stayed two nights and it did the job! Our room was small but well thought out, and little extras like fresh milk and on demand water made all the difference. The bed was comfortable, but the pillows too high...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel is more than a hotel, it's just like being at home but with outstanding service and staff to make it so special. Sam and his team are fantastic. Nothing is too much trouble for them, they go that extra mile to make it happen. Breakfast was plentiful and certainly the granola is a must have. Our room was...

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Tehachapi, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the staff to the room to the roof top bar and the restaurant for an anniversary dinner and breakfast this little boutique hotel was an excellent stay. Relaxing stay at the end of a heck trip, no need to leave once we arrived. Will be on the list of places to stay in Brisbane going forward. Well appointed room...

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Thank Dale Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Set back from busy Brunswick Street in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, the Balfour has taken an old Queenslander and converted it to a luxury small hotel. Rooms are small but superbly fitted in contemporary designs, themed in black grey and white. Meals are served on the balcony, and on tropical summer days and nights the frangipani blooms make you feel you...

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Mornington, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Suite 13 at Spicers Balfour Hotel. It was absolutely superb. Faultless. The bed was a dream (excuse the pun) the furnishings and fittings excellent. Equal to any thing in Europe. The breakfast which was included in the tarrif was one of the best we have had.The special way the eggs were cooked were great and the BACON...

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Thank Sue G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a special hotel, absolutely gorgeous, filled with every single item you could possibly need. Slept like a baby in the extremely comfortable bed. It has a beautiful bathroom and lounge area, with a small terrace. Very good location - you can walk everywhere.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved this hotel. We stayed here last minute having been delayed on a flight. Our greeting was really warm and although our room was small the bed was very comfortable. The honesty bar on the terrace was a really cool touch. We grabbed drinks as it suited us and it felt like a really sensible solution for a boutique...

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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Spicers Balfour has everything that one expects from a boutique hotel: limited number of rooms, comfortable accommodation decorated with taste (we stayed in a suite in the secondary building just 50 meters from the main one), friendly staff, very good restaurant (breakfast choice is pretty interesting). Very good value for money and conveniently located in a cozy neighbourhood. Definetly...

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queensland, australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved everything about Spicers Balfour Hotel. Accommodation is beautiful , everything you would dream of and more, and the restaurant is ten out of ten. Staff were very friendly and helpful. We have stayed here a couple of times when we visit Brisbane for a weekend away and we would definitely not stay at one of the large hotels...

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Noosa Heads, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super little boutique hotel, close to city, lovely area, fun restaurants nearby; best breakfast in the world at the hotel. Lovely Queensland architecture, decor and fittings perfection; staff 99.99% brilliant -- though the dinner waitresses seemed harried and unhappy. All in all a lovely place to stay.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 St, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
Price Range: $219 - $423 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Spicers Balfour Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Spicers Balfour Hotel Brisbane, Queensland
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#1 Spa Hotel in Brisbane
#1 Luxury Hotel in Brisbane
#2 Business Hotel in Brisbane
#6 Romantic Hotel in Brisbane
#39 Family Hotel in Brisbane
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“Suite 13 is very spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles 878sueg, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Suites are worth the extra investment with room and style aplenty.”
 of 5 bubbles NeilD831, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 6 at the end of the corridor is very light, room 4 is a little more spacious”
 of 5 bubbles City4fun, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The suites were amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles bextarose, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the new suites required - quiet and only 8 of them.”
 of 5 bubbles suneliab, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
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