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Spicers Balfour Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 157*
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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...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

We have never put the "prefect" word in any reviews until now!! Peaceful-quaint & a little quirky (honesty drinks bar) extremely clean & nice coffee & tea in our room, which is a biggie for us! The highlight has been the gourmet brekkies, wow what breakfasts! We are still staying at this most perfect getaway and can't wait for tomorrow...

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

Dear KimMandy69, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was so pleasing to read your very kind words regarding your recent stay. It was especially satisfying to note that this was the first time you have had the "perfect" experience while travelling, very high praise indeed! It was also great to see that you made special...

Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Wonderful find through Tripadvisor. Clean, modern facilities due to recent renovations. Easy to find. Easy access for all vehicles. Loved the area. could walk anywhere and there would be a wonderful coffee place or a small group of trendy shops, close to river and ferry and very close to fabulous entertainment at the Powerhouse. Staff are brilliant, so polite and...

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

Dear Maree C, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was so pleasing to see that you found the location of the hotel very much to your liking and that you thought the staff were polite and helpful. It was also lovely to see that you would highly recommend to others, always the greatest endorsement. We...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Staying at a Spicers is always a treat. If you're looking for something a little bit special, away from the big hotels, then I highly recommend. It's within easy walking distance to New Farm and Fortitude Valley. The service is exceptional and the rooms are beautifully appointed.

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Dear hms138, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was fantastic to read that you enjoyed your recent stay and that you, like many others, feel like staying with Spicers is a real treat. We endeavour to ensure all guests have the best experience possible so it is so pleasing to read that we achieved that...

Brisbane
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Room 1 is beautifully positioned at the front of the hotel but very noisy as a result of the restaurant being right beside you. Some room maintenance issues during our stay such as a temporary fridge, noisy air vent and bedside light under repair. Disappointing that the weekend package only included one side dish for two people at dinner -...

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

Dear garyandbarbaram2016, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was disappointing to read that your experience was not up to the standard we expect from a Spicers visit. I can only apologise for the noise that emanates from the restaurant. We do strive to ensure that this is kept to a minimum, but as we are...

Palmwoods
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We stayed for one night to celebrate my husbands birthday and was kindly given an upgrade to one of the suites. It was absolutely beautiful and very comfortable. We had such a lovely experience, everything was perfect. The staff are so friendly and welcoming and the hotel is quiet and intimate. We had drinks on the roof top bar which...

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

Dear Michelle45Palmwoods, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was fantastic to read that you enjoyed your recent stay and that we were able to upgrade you to our new suites. From your comments, it would seem you managed to sample all the delights the hotel has to offer, which is so pleasing to see. I...

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We stayed in a suite and it was beautiful. Quiet, comfortable and close to restaurants and shopping. The decor was really nice, the place looked like it was either brand new or had been recently renovated.

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

Dear FatchCo, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was lovely to see that you enjoyed your recent stay and that you got the opportunity to experience our new suites, they are a welcome addition to the property. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Sam

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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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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Laundry Service
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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: $207 - $403 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Spicers Balfour Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Ground floor suite had easy access and extremely comfortable”
MOB68, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Roof top bar is great”
  • clean and soft bed
  • Modern clean bathroom
  • Nice room
F5276QDadamh, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 was an ideal location for proximity to the restaurant and library”
964iand, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upper floors may mean better light”
anniekins100, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“High tea needs to be booked in advance”
202emilyf, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
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