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Spicers Balfour Hotel

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel tucked away close to the valley. Wonderful food and service lots of staff Good roof top bar and view to the city. Staff was very helpful a great stay Has car parking as well of street, Very modern and clean facility with free wifi.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spicers have a justifiable reputation for being outstanding and this one fully deserves it place with the elite. The elegant and stylish renovations are not visible from the low profile exterior of this beautiful former Queenslander which snuggles into New Farm but still manages to have a bar with views over the the Story Bridge. An exquisite getaway just a...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A last minute "staycation" for this Brisbane couple. Chose Balfour based on our own amazing experiences at other Spicers properties. It did not disappoint. Service impeccable - this is the Spicers difference. Their people. The property itself is immaculately maintained inside and out. The food rivals any fine dining venue - minus the wordy menu and pretentious aire. None of...

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Scarborough, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had to think long & hard before writing this review. There was a lot of great things about the experience & I would certainly visit again, but for me the Signature High Tea didn't quite hit the mark. I've done a few High Tea's lately, because I've been testing them out so I could decide where to take a...

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Milton Keynes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This isn't a huge hotel so it felt good and the staff were attentive and efficient. The room was very nice and the bed was good too. The dark wooden decor although attractive meant the room felt dark and the lighting could definitely do with improving. Sounds silly but the light switches were dark and blended into the wood so...

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Thank Anne M
Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Comfortable beds, spacious rooms, perfect water pressure, everything considered for comfort. Couldn't stay in a better place. The location is great too. We often stay when visiting the Powerhouse as it's an easy walk. Good restaurants also within walking distance to suit most tastes and budgets. But the outstanding feature of Spicers Balfour are the friendly staff who always make...

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

Dear mongoose111, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was so pleasing to read your lovely comments, especially regarding the staff. I have been very fortunate to lead such a great bunch of people and am very proud of the way they make you and others feel when visiting. We look forward to your return soon....

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The High Tea was excellent. Plenty of delicious food service excellent and the atmosphere very tranquil. Really enjoyed the experience so many yummy treats both savoury and sweet and beautifully presented.

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

Dear Emily F, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was marvelous to read that you enjoyed your recent dining experience and that you found the high tea excellent and the atmosphere tranquil. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Sam

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one night for our wedding Anniversary. Love Spicers Hotels and this one didn't disappoint. We choose a mid week package which was excellent value for money and included high tea, two course dinner which was actually 3 courses plus full breakfast and unlimited coffee/ tea. Loved the honesty system with drinks bar and the upstairs Bar had...

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

Dear annettedenny123, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was lovely to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your time with us and that we could make your anniversary a special one. It was especially pleasing to see that you enjoyed all the culinary delights the Balfour has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely place for a city stay, handy location. The rooms were smallish but very clean and stylish. A little nosiy at times with people having a good time at the restaurant closeby but not too bad. The bed was amazingly comfortable and had the best night's sleep. The dinner menu is not for vegetarians but there are plenty of places...

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

Dear Douglas K, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was so pleasing to see that you enjoyed the Balfour for your little getaway, we think it is the perfect place to do so. It was also excellent to read that you made use of the rooftop bar, it is certainly a wonderful spot to take...

Toowoomba, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can't recommend the Balfour suites highly enough. Brilliant service and food coupled with beautifully understated decor... a haven to enjoy alone or in conjunction with the huge array of restaurants and bars in the vicinity...

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

Dear SuffolkStTraveller, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was so lovely to read that you enjoyed your stay and that you found the food and service brilliant and the decor beautiful. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Sam

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
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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: RM824 - RM1,478 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Spicers Balfour Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Roof top bar is great”
  • clean and soft bed
  • Modern clean bathroom
  • Nice room
 of 5 bubbles F5276QDadamh, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 was an ideal location for proximity to the restaurant and library”
 of 5 bubbles 964iand, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upper floors may mean better light”
 of 5 bubbles anniekins100, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“High tea needs to be booked in advance”
 of 5 bubbles 202emilyf, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Suite 13 is very spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles 878sueg, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
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