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Macarthur Chambers Apartment Hotel

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201 Edward St Cnr Queen & Edward, Brisbane, Queensland 4000 Australia
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Escape the bustling streets of Brisbane City to an executive apartment in our heritage building that offers a home away from home that fuses traditional charm with modern comfort. With spacious, furnished and fully self-contained apartments in a stunning sandstone building, constructed between 1931 and 1934, MacArthur Chambers offers the perfect location to conduct business, enjoy a stage show, splurge on a weekend of shopping, attend a wedding or simply enjoy a relaxing getaway.
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Paid public parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Taxi service
Spa
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Secured parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Outdoor pool
Sauna
Steam room
Non-smoking hotel
Express check-in / check-out
Clothes dryer
Dry cleaning
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
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Room features
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Seating area
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Separate dining area
Sofa
Telephone
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Kitchenette
Dishwasher
Microwave
Refrigerator
Kitchenware
iPod docking station
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located
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Languages Spoken
English, Hindi
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James dad wrote a review Dec 2020
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The apartment has a sliding partiton for the single bedroom; essentially we booked with thought of using this to allow our child to sleep peacefully when needed during the day/night. This would of been great - but the ducted airconditioning didn't work in the bedroom. The ceiling fan didn't work either. So once you slid the partition over, there was no air flow into the room. It felt uncomfortable, stifling and like you were chocking in stale air - we had to get a small pedal fan to actually get some air flow. We weren't informed of any of this prior to booking or check in. Had we had known, we would of cancelled and gone elsewhere (who wants an apartment in the middle of summer, with no fan or aircon?). This was a genuine disappointment. We paid $836.00 for 4 nights, that's a reasonable amount of money to pay for anyone looking to stay in the Brisbane CBD area. Sure the apartments are in a great spot, but the simple fact that the aircon didn't work made it exceptionally uncomfortable and impracticable for our needs. Further to this, we were only provided with two towels. I realise this may come across as petty and lame, but for what you paid and received/ expected, it was more or less another disappointment. This isn't a question of money for value, it's a genuine comparison between what you may receive for the asking price. We stayed at the Oaks Towers - Charlotte st for less and received daily room service, change of towels, etc. I paid $836.00, got no room service, two towels, 2 toliet rolls of toliet paper, I had to vacuum the room myself and still got stung with a $60.00 couch cleaning fee: that's $899.00 all up for 4 nights - not far off $1000 for what? Honestly, go else where!
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Maps47356769473 wrote a review Mar 2020
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This apartment is huge and offers accommodation for a family or friends. Great central location to Brisbane city. We stay here often as it is also near a bottle shop and woolworths, all the essentials.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Rei P wrote a review Mar 2020
Sydney, Australia3 contributions1 helpful vote
Traveling for business I was expecting this to live up to both its online ratings and promotional material. It is a building with so much potential, which is likely why the Apple Store is at ground level. Reception is cluttered and smelly. There are passive-aggressive signs everywhere about what you can and cannot do, which carries over into the apartments. The rooms are not serviced daily, or even weekly, and everything you might expect incurs a surcharge (except for the sub-standard Wi-fi - but at least they have it). The room itself was functionally fine, but appears to have been designed by committee representing different decades. The lack of regular cleaning and servicing gives everything this "is it really clean?" feel. And there was an odd smell in the bathroom that came and went. Weird. This could be an amazing hotel. It has fantastic bones but needs some love. However there are much better options at that price available.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Room Tip: Honestly I think every room is different and have no idea how you'd get to select. This...
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Belleontheroad wrote a review Feb 2020
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They are decent sized, older style apartments full of character and charm. If you like a bit of history the this is great place to stay. the MacArthur museum on the 8th floor is well worth a visit. Located on the queens street mall. A full sized Supermarket is in the basement. Short walk to the ricer and botanic gardens!
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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rosalindii wrote a review Sep 2019
Berkeley, CA16 contributions12 helpful votes
Having stayed here twice in the past, I was unpleasantly surprised. I knew that the apartments varied a lot, but this one was very dark and looked straight across into a storage room for Big W. It had a balcony but no chair. The kitchen had hardly any dishes, and there were two small towels for the two of us. The info book said to wash your own towels or rent another one for $5. Seriously? What do you use while you’re washing and drying them? I used the (single) tea towel. The parking was difficult and unsigned. Next time, we will stay at the Meriton Herschel Street again. About the same price but a much more high end experience to go with the price, a view, and more than one towel.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled on business
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USD 122 - USD 159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Macarthur Chambers Apartment Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Macarthur Chambers Apartment Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Escape Manor (0.3 km), Fox In a Box Brisbane (0.09 km), and Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel) (0.06 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Macarthur Chambers Apartment Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and a fitness centre.
Which room amenities are available at Macarthur Chambers Apartment Hotel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Macarthur Chambers Apartment Hotel?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Macarthur Chambers Apartment Hotel?
Yes, paid public parking on-site and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Macarthur Chambers Apartment Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Betty's Burgers & Concrete Co., Miel Container, and Moo Moo The Wine Bar + Grill.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Macarthur Chambers Apartment Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Is Macarthur Chambers Apartment Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Brisbane.
Are any cleaning services offered at Macarthur Chambers Apartment Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Macarthur Chambers Apartment Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Hindi.
Are there any historical sites close to Macarthur Chambers Apartment Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Boggo Road Gaol (Jail) (2.9 km), Brisbane Arcade (0.2 km), and Newstead House (2.6 km).