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I/we have stayed here previously and the standard is quite high. My only concern is accessing this place. Every time I stay here the access to the hotel changes (not that this is a fault of Rydges) but it does affect the overall experience. The staff are welcoming and the meals are quite good.

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Staff were really welcoming upon my arrival. The room was modern, clean and a good size. The bathroom was big! Free fast wifi and a comfy bed made for a great stay. The hotel is perfectly located to the convention centre and some good restaurants. It was an easy 20min walk across the river to the Queen Street shopping. I...

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RuiLOzorio, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear Lisa_WLG, Thank you for the great feedback from your stay. I am glad to read that your stay was an enjoyable one and that our Concierge and Front Desk team made your first impression a lasting one. We all look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Rui Ozorio Hotel Duty Manager

Lennox Head, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good sized room. Clean, comfortable and quiet. Good food and drinks, though bar is noisy and could do with more tables and chairs. Fabulous location, close to Southbank, Convention Centre and theatres. Lifts can be very slow with long cue of people waiting to use them at some times of the day.

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RuiLOzorio, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear annbarnes220, Thank you for the great feedback from your stay. I am glad to read that your stay was enjoyable. Please accept my apologies for the delay you experienced with our lifts. During this time of year with large functions occurring to celebrate the holiday season, we can have delays during peak movement periods throughout the day. The team...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice hotel, great amenities and nice clean rooms. Just a little fragmented, travelling for business i want one receipt and one transaction at the end of my stay. Upon handing over my CC as security i was advance billed for the accommodation which i can live with, but then was billed seperately for each transaction i made. For example, breakfast,...

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RuiLOzorio, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear Nick B, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback from your stay. In 2014, the hotel decided to initiate a pre-payment policy where accommodation charges were taken on arrival. This was in response to a series of incidents that exposed a weakness in our previous policy, which was exacerbated by the systems we were using...

Melbourne
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here last week at this well located hotel/ used the gym twice it was one of the best of any hotel gym I have stayed at in Australia. The room looking over the Ferris wheel was very good too. Would stay here again .

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RuiLOzorio, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear EllenMelbourne, Thank you for the great feedback from your stay. I am glad to read that we were able to provide you with a comfortable and enjoyable experience while in Brisbane. We all look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Rui Ozorio Hotel Duty Manager

Biggar, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As we checked in quite late probably didn't take full advantage of hotel but our room was good, we had a balcony which had 2 chairs outside but no table, which is a shame as we would have liked to have our room service breakfast there (which was good, hot and arrived on time!) Room was spacious and bed very...

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RuiLOzorio, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear stawsie, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with such an amazing review. We are all so happy to read that you had an enjoyable experience with us and that you would choose to stay with us again. The team and I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Rui Ozorio Hotel Duty Manager

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely hotel. Staff are friendly, courteous and extremely helpful. The rooms are sensational, spacious, comfortable and the decor is modern and relaxing. This will be my go to hotel at South Bank. Restaurants close by and perfectly positioned. Highly recommend!!

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RuiLOzorio, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear Di_Australia1302, Thank you for fantastic feedback from your stay. We are all so glad to read that we were able to make your stay an enjoyable one, and that you will continue to use the hotel as your preferred accommodation provider whilst in Brisbane. The team and I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Rui Ozorio...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worst room service food quality - don't order. Couldn't eat the pizza or Chinese wontons. The burger though is ok. Which took another hour to deliver. It still cost the full amount - not impressed. Would recommend not using room service. Staff in general are nice - just can't cook. Plenty of better places to eat outside of hotel. Be...

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RuiLOzorio, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear Simon O, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback from your stay. I am sorry to read that your Room Service experience warranted a one-star review for your stay. I have passed on your feedback to our Food and Beverage Manager so that he can make inquiries with his team and we would welcome the...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is amazing.... Why? Awesome Decor Easy access Perfect locality Great views Friendly staff In room USB and HDMI!!!!! - finally a hotel that's accommodating business needs. The food was great, beds comfy and great size TV with HDMI connection. I really enjoyed my stay here and is now in my favourite lists for future stays.

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RuiLOzorio, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear Ceagles6, Thank you for the great feedback from your stay. It makes us all incredibly happy to read that your stay was an enjoyable one. The team and I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Rui Ozorio Hotel Duty Manager

Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found the staff here to be very professional, friendly and attentive. An excellent venue for business travel and i absolutely will stay here again. I usually stay at Adina / Mantra venues when i travel for work, but I am now going to be staying at Rydges. So close to southbank esplanade, very safe for solo female travellers. Wonderful...

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RuiLOzorio, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear pepperberry, Thank you so much for the fantastic feedback! It makes us happy to read that my team was able to make your stay an enjoyable one and that you will be returning to stay with us soon. We all work to make our guests feel special and great feedback goes a long way to validating that effort--thank you....

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Bacchus
Bacchus
Cuisines: European, Australian
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rydges South Bank is situated in Brisbane’s most enviable location, the South Bank arts and entertainment precinct. The hotel adjoins with the Brisbane Convention Centre via a walkway, it is only a few minutes walk to the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, the Queensland Museum, State Library of Queensland and the new magnificent Gallery of Modern Art. Downtown Brisbane, Treasury Casino and the Queen Street Mall are an easy 10 minute stroll away. With Bacchus South Bank & CBD Cafe, Bar and Dining both located at Rydges you don't need to go far for a fantastic food and beverage selection. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rydges South Bank Brisbane

Address: Rydges Southbank 9 Glenelg St | South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
Price Range: €110 - €234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Rydges South Bank Brisbane 4.5*
Number of rooms: 304
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Also Known As:
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Rydges South Bank Hotel Brisbane
Brisbane Rydges South Bank
Hotel Style:
#21 Family Hotel in Brisbane
#36 Luxury Hotel in Brisbane
#37 Romantic Hotel in Brisbane
#46 Business Hotel in Brisbane
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“You pay extra for river views.”
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“Ask for an upgrade if you can and also a river side room as the train can be noisy on the lower levels.”
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