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Spicers Balfour Hotel

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Reviewed 30 June 2016 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...

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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...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2016 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...

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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...

Federal, Australia
Reviewed 26 June 2016

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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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...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 26 June 2016 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...

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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...

Casuarina, Australia
Reviewed 25 June 2016

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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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...

Reviewed 25 June 2016 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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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...

Brisbane
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Wonderful experience. Dinner was superb - we were asked about the occasion and were surprised when our dessert was brought out with "happy birthday" and "happy anniversary" written on choco bark pieces.

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

Dear yvonne_phoenix, Thank you for taking the time to submit your review. It was most satisfying to read that you appreciated the smaller things that we do to ensure the type of guest experience Spicers is famous for. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Sam

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 21 June 2016

My husband I stayed overnight for a birthday celebration. We live locally and really enjoyed having such a lovely sanctuary to escape to so close to home. The food, as always at Spicer's properties, was delicious and thoughtfully designed. A designer room, quaint rooftop bar with cocktails, amazing food and a very comfortable bed made our experience one that we...

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

Dear rkhowe, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was so pleasing to read that we were able to create a holiday environment despite you being so close to home. It was also fantastic to read that you have visited other Spicers properties and that the Balfour was able to continue the excellence you no doubt...

Coogee
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Amazing hotel and restaurant. I cannot recommend this boutique hotel enough. I held my 35th birthday dinner in the Balfour Room and it was perfect. I stayed in one of the suites which was gorgeous. I can't wait to stay again!

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

Dear edithb628, Thank you for taking the time to submit your review. It was so lovely to read that we were able to make your birthday such a memorable one, both through you dining and accommodation experience. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Sam

Hamilton
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Wonderful place to stay. Like anhome away from home. We will be back. Relaxed and comfortable. Very good service. The restaurant is top notch. The rooms really nice. The location is great. Close to some interesting galleries, coffee shops down Brunswick street.

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Dear Claire G, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was pleasing to see that you enjoyed your recent experience and that you found the location, service and food up to the Spicers standard. It was also great to read that you felt the hotel was like a home away from home, a atmosphere we feel...

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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: $243 - $437 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Spicers Balfour Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Roof top bar is great”
  • clean and soft bed
  • Modern clean bathroom
  • Nice room
 of 5 bubbles F5276QDadamh, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 was an ideal location for proximity to the restaurant and library”
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“Upper floors may mean better light”
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“High tea needs to be booked in advance”
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“Suite 13 is very spacious.”
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