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London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We had stayed at and really enjoyed Spicers Properties in the past and decided to stay here for our very short stay in Brisbane. Glad we did....The suite was very comfortable and the bathroom was roomy. We were meeting friends so didn't get to have dinner but the very tasty breakfast on the balcony was delightful in the winter sunshine... More 

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

Dear JoSaint51, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was so fantastic to read that you enjoyed your stay and that you found all aspects of your experience to your liking. It was especially pleasing to see that you would return when you are next in Brisbane as this is often the true indicator of an... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We have just returned from a two day break at this hidden gem.. it was perfect from start to finish... Check in by Sam was exceptional.. Dinner on the first night was amazing..and the two girls who served us were the best.. Room was beyond anything i could imagine ..it was exquisite,,, Breakfast was again...oh my god the best...Eggs Benedict... More 

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

Dear wagin, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was so lovely to read that we could make your anniversary such a special one. It was also wonderful to see that you enjoyed your culinary experiences and that you found the Eggs Benedict the best you have had, what a compliment! We look forward to welcoming... More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Just stayed fir a night as we were moving house and this is just around the corner. We've walked past a number of times and had dinner here but never stayed. I'm glad we did. The hotel rooms are delightful and spacious. First class staff right the way through the boutique hotel. I can certainly recommend it for a nice... More 

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

Dear Greg L, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was fantastic to see that you were able to enjoy some local hospitality whilst being local yourselves. It was also pleasing to see that you had frequented the Balfour as diners and as a result, took the opportunity to stay. I hope the move went well... More 

Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Terrific, very comfortable, clean and with great staff who obviously care for the hotel in every sense. I won't repeat everything in the reviews above ... But I agree with them. I would add though that the breakfasts are to die for! I thought the Four Seasons, Istanbul, Sunday brunch was the tops but It has been topped by the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

My wife and I stayed in the Balfour Suites and thoroughly recommend the roomy calm ambience, the service,the food and the location. We booked a room with breakfasts included where you can order off the menu whatever you wish- everything we had during our 3 day stay was delicious. We also immensely enjoyed our dinner on the balcony, food was... More 

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Reviewed 22 August 2016

The room was beautiful, nice sunny area at the front of the room, with the sun streaming through leadlight windows. The bedroom was very tidy, and set out beautifully. The bathroom was next level amazing. Heated shower floor, with a very comfortable size shower. The bath...the bath was astronomically huge, it felt like I could swim laps in it. The... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

If you live in a lovely home that’s stylishly decorated and thoughtfully appointed, then Spicers Balfour is truly your home away from home in Brisbane. I’ve stayed here several times when travelling for business, and just keep returning. The hospitality has the feel of a very tasteful, generous friend rather than a business hotel. And that friend is also a... More 

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

Dear RulyTruly, Thank you for taking the time to write your comprehensive and articulate review. It is so pleasing to read that this is not your first stay with us and that you intend to return, there is no greater endorsement than that. It was also wonderful to see that the location of the hotel provides you with all that... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Hi I had a great stay very nice room and very helpful people, we enjoyed the fact that it was handy to the city and they recommended some great tours. We would also like to thank the housekeeper she was great.

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

Dear Greg W, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was so pleasing to read that you enjoyed your recent stay and that you found the room and service to your liking. It was also lovely to see you mentioning the housekeepers, they are truly the unsung heros of the hotel world! We look forward to... More 

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94 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We came here recently for a girls breakfast and it was perfect. Elegant, good range on the menu, the staff were lovely and the hotel was gorgeous. Would defiantly recommend coming here for group brunches! Everyone really enjoyed their meals and they had delicious champagne cocktails!

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

Dear Gregg0s, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was lovely to see that you had a great time having breakfast the Balfour kitchen and that you took advantage of the morning breakfast cocktails. We hope to welcome you back soon. Warm regards, Sam More 

Guildford, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

I felt this was a great base for a few days in Brisbane, a bit of a walk but it is a lovely walk to town. It felt a real oasis in the city. The rooms were lovely and very relaxing. The food in the restaurant (especially the breakfasts) was amazing. Well worth staying here, stayed in the main block... More 

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

Dear Likeshisf00d, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was fantastic to read that you enjoyed your stay and that you thought the food was amazing and the rooms lovely and relaxing. It was also nice to see that you enjoyed the lovely river walk into the city. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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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: €171 - €308 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Spicers Balfour Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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#1 Spa Hotel in Brisbane
#2 Luxury Hotel in Brisbane
#2 Business Hotel in Brisbane
#6 Romantic Hotel in Brisbane
#39 Family Hotel in Brisbane
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