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Brisbane, Australia
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49 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

We travelled to Brisbane as a family to attend a relatives 21st Birthday party in Brisbane - 2 adults and 2 children. We booked a King Bed Superior Suite with what was called "views of the city" and we had a separate bedroom and bathroom and a large lounge/dining area with a pull out sofa for the children. Having only... More 

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Zoe L, Reception Supervisor at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear JacquiR-K, Thank your for taking the time to leave a review with regards to your stay at Rydges South Bank Birsbane. The hotel offers two versions of the king suite; the Deluxe King Suites which are located on the front of the hotel and offer guaranteed views of the river and city and then the remaining king suites which... More 

South Yarra, Australia
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25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

What a great reasonably priced place to base yourself while in Brisbane! 15 minute walk across the bridge from the CBD and Casino, right next to the BCEC if you're there for a conference. Staff are super helpful and always pleasant. Rydges also has a great choice of bars if you want to meet with friends, or just a quick... More 

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Thank BenLane76
Zoe L, Reception Supervisor at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear BenLane76, Thank you for your positive feedback in relation to your recent stay at Rydges South Ban Brisbane. The hotel is lucky to be located in the heart of the South Bank Precinct, with an array of restaurants and cafes all with walking distance and is the entertainment hub of Brisbane. Thank you for your comments in relation to... More 

1 review
Reviewed 22 May 2015

This hotel was a little pricey in the middle of winter, but in a great location, clean and friendly enough. The breakfast menu was really disappointing in that - I don't know about you - but I am totally sick of crappy over-priced standard hotel menus that are also full of not very healthy food. But the location compensates for... More 

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Rui O, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear Faruk A, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback from your stay. I am sorry to read that you did not find our food and beverage options to your satisfaction. We offer a variety of meals through our CBD Cafe, Soleil Pool Bar, Bacchus Restaurant, as well as twenty-four hour in-house Room Service. We also... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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71 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2015

I take this opportunity to praise one of the Reservation Staff, Nikki who was so helpful it really was outstanding. This Lady went far beyond what was required offer and is a credit to the Hoteland I hope the management appreciate her abilities and effort

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Rui O, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear joyous39, Thank you for your kind comments regarding your stay with us. I am glad that Nikki was able to assist you with making your reservation and ensure that everything was in order for you. I will pass on this feedback to her and we all look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel again soon. Kind regards,... More 

1 review
Reviewed 20 May 2015

I stayed for my partners birthday and in my rush forgot a birthday card the ever so helpful staff members Sarah Minns and Alex Matthews sorted that out for me with little to no trouble leaving my partner none the wise, on top of this we were also greeted with a bottle of sparkling wine for the occasion which was... More 

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Rui O, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear Keady P, Thank you for your kind feedback from your stay. I am glad that we were able to assist you with your dilemma so that your evening could continue without a hitch. I am also happy to see that you enjoyed the bottle of sparkling wine that we sent to your room. I will pass on your comments... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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45 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

my family and I was among a few others stranded due to technical issues on a Virgin Australia flight on the way home to Auckland and missed out interconnecting flight. We were given the Rydges Hotel Southbank as an overnight stopover. From check in to check out was a breeze and all the evening and overnight staffs were wonderful to... More 

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Rui O, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear rtsrka, Thank you for your kind comments regarding your stay. Whilst the circumstance in which you found yourself at our property was far from ideal, we are glad that we were able to assuage some of the inconvenience and allow you to enjoy your time with us. I will pass on this feedback to the team and we hope... More 

Perth, Australia
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

This was a great 4 night stay for us, walking distance to the city, the restaurants in the south bank, train station and bus station. Room was clean and very spacious - had a twin room which was two king size beds! Very comfy and very clean - had the choice of getting your room cleaned which was good. Service... More 

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Rui O, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear Tlc83, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback from your stay. I am glad to read that you enjoyed your stay and that you found not only the location of the hotel convenient for your needs, but that your room was spacious and comfortable as well. Our Green Card program is an initiative that we... More 

Tiptree, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

I must admit we have stayed at the Ridges on the Southbank a year or so ago, we wanted to Finnish our road trip back to Noosa with a day in Brusbane so we booked the Ridges. This is the best place to see the Southbank as you can park at the hotel and walk every were you want .... More 

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Rui O, Manager at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear eddymollie, Thank you for your kind feedback and continued support of the hotel. We are all glad to read that you enjoyed your time with us at and that you would choose to stay with us again. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel again soon. Kind regards, Rui Ozorio Hotel Duty Manager More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Within short walking distance to riverfront, main Brisbane attractions, downtown, everything you would want. Our tenth floor room had a balcony and gorgeous view of downtown lights reflected in river.

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Zoe L, Reception Supervisor at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear Shelia D, Thank you for your recent review in regards to your stay at Rydges South Bank. The hotel is lucky to be located in the heart of the South bank Precinct, with an array of restaurants and cafes all within walking distance and is the entertainment hub of Brisbane. The hotel's Deluxe River View Rooms offer unrivaled views... More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

The staff at the Rydges were so accommodating and friendly. I had a really demanding work schedule and they were so flexible and helpful during a really stressful time. I absolutely recommend this hotel, they were all completely lovely - from the concierge to the reception to the fantastic girl who cleaned my room - and nothing was an issue... More 

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Zoe L, Reception Supervisor at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, responded to this review

Dear Ruth W, Thank you for taking time to leave a review in relation to your recent stay at Rydges South Bank Brisbane. It is very pleasing to read your lovely comments in relation to the hotel staff you encountered during your stay. They all work hard to provide a high level of customer service, so it is great to... More 

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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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: $169 - $354 (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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