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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

A nice relaxing afternoon lunch. Great secluded location backed by nice food and wine list. I recommend you try this place one lazy afternoon. We shared the beef which tasted fantastic and we highly recommend the figs as an entree!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Better of going to your friends for a BBQ it was pretty ordinary. I had the steak which was supposed to be eye fillet it was more like bbq steak and came with a side of two little capsicums. My partner had the gnocchi which wad nothing special and we shared some cold beans , semi cooked potatoes and some...

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This traditional Queenslander is tucked away from the main action of the Valley and New farm. Nestled below towering apartments it is a reminder of a bygone past. In many areas of Brisbane local history is obliterated in the soulless quest for the newest and shiniest. It is therefore a charming surprise to find this boutique hotel and restaurant. Lovingly...

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Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Horrid. Terrible staff that left us sitting upstairs after suggesting someone would take a drinks order. Dinner booked, table not ready. The room was terrible. Felt like a prison cell. For the amount of money we paid this place is a travesty. Staff are terrible too.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room was just lovely . The bed was so comfy and the breakfast on the veranda in the morning was a great end to a quick night away..the room was a little close to reception so was a little noisy.. but the service and facilities were just wonderful.

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Queensland Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place to stay in Brisbane. Close to the city without being in the centre of all the bustle. Staff very helpful and attentive to guests needs. Very relaxing. Old style building with modern renovated rooms. Breakfast was delicious.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a hot Brisbane night we dined on the verandah with a cool breeze to make the evening. The food was exceptional and the cool white wine complimented the food. The General Manager Sam Giles was attentive to our needs and the staff were delightful. This restaurant is branching out to assist the Asian community to experience fine Australian dinning....

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

Dear Robert B, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was wonderful to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your recent dining experience and that you thought the food was exceptional. Thank you for your kind words with regards to myself and the staff, they are very much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back soon....

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 3 nites recently in a suite. This is absolutely a first class boutique hotel in every respect. The property is very conveniently located but on a quiet street providing best of both worlds in a city the size of Brisbane. Our room, which was in the annex 2 doors down, was spotless and very well appointed with a comfortable...

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

Dear Adventurer43_55, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was so pleasing to read your comments, it is especially satisfying, when all we set out to achieve, is delivered to the highest standard . It was also fantastic to see that you enjoyed the breakfast and that you found the suites clean, comfortable and conveniently located....

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 2 nights as part of our East Coast tour. Our room wasn't ready on arrival (we were early) so we were shown to a small outside terrace and given tea. When we did check in we found that we had been upgraded (free) to a Balfour Suite located in the hotel annex 45 metres down the hill. The...

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

Dear JulesandSand, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was lovely to read that you enjoyed your stay and that you appreciated the upgrade to new Balfour Suites, we try to do this as much as we can. It was also lovely to see that you felt the service was of a high standard, something that...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gorgeous old Queenslander converted into a boutique hotel. We loved the decor and gardens and the rooftop bar was fantastic. It's located in a residential street of New Farm, but close to everything (about a 15 min walk to the closest Citycat terminal). Breakfast was amazing and staff were all friendly and helpful. I'm looking forward to staying here again...

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Yolandie H, General Manager at Spicers Balfour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear AJF90, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was lovely to see that you enjoyed so many aspects of the Balfour experience. As many other reviewers have noted, our breakfast are some of the best going around so we were so pleased you thought so too. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: $246 - $471 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Spicers Balfour Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Suite 13 is very spacious.”
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