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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Overall a pleasant overnight stay. Very comfortable room with excellent view of the river. Staff very friendly and helpful. The food and service at the private dinner we attended was also very good. Will stay there again.

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

Dear Valerie H, Thank you for your lovely comments in regards to your recent stay at Rydges South Bank Brisbane. It is pleasing to read that your function was enjoyable and that the food and service was of a high standard, I will be sure to pass this feedback on to our banquet teams. Thank you for your feedback in...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 21 June 2015

We stayed at Rydges for a birthday weekend. The hotel itself is four star, the position five star. We stayed on the 7th floor which gave us a great view of the city skyline. Ask for as high a floor as you can as the views from the top are fabulous. The bottom floors' views are obscured by a building...

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

Dear Jools315, Thank you for your feedback in relation to your recent stay and Happy Birthday! The River View Rooms are definitely the best option to enjoy the wonderful views the Brisbane River and its surrounds have to offer. These are located from level 7 to level 11 of the hotel and are also available in a King Suite version...

Brighton, Australia
Reviewed 21 June 2015

A lovely hotel located directly next door to the Brisbane Convention Centre. The staff were always friendly and attentive and made it a real pleasure to stay there. CBD cafe downstairs was great for lunch or dinner (breakfast available too) and the Solei Bar is a stunning bar area.

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

Dear Vanessa D, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback from your stay. I am glad that you enjoyed the hotel during your time with us. We are located in an enviable position in the Brisbane CBD District, close to many great shops, cafes, restaurants and entertainment providers. We are also home to the multi-award winning...

Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for a conference at the BCEC, upon arrival you are greeting by the concierge who takes your car without a worry and from that moment you know you are in good hands. The rooms are a good size the beds are so comfortable it's hard to not want to sleep all day and the food is to...

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

Dear Andy H, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback from your stay. I am glad to read that you enjoyed your time with us and that we were able to make your stay in Brisbane comfortable. I will pass on your feedback to the Concierge team, as we all work incredibly hard to ensure that...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

Was here for a conference. Lobby is uninviting and tight. Organised a meet-up with friends at the Soleil Bar and we sat outside freezing. Later went to the downstairs bar, which was noisy and unappealing. Rooms are good. Breakfast selection is really good but service was awful. Had to queue for ages for a table and then the servers kept...

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

Dear Cameron P, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback from your stay. Please accept my apologies for the inconveniences you experienced during your stay. I have passed on this feedback to the Food and Beverage Manager for review. We are excited to announce that the hotel will be undergoing a complete renovation to its guest...

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

Comfortable, clean and neat. Bed was very comfortable, with the classic Rydges bed and bedding. My room was noisy because I faced the train line, though they stopped at a reasonable hour. Only issue was the room service staff collecting the items late at night, which were super noisy, but it happens.

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

Dear Dusky007, Thank you for the feedback from your stay. I am glad that you enjoyed your time with us and that you found your accommodations comfortable. Please accept my apologies for the noise from our Room Service Department. I will pass on your feedback to the Food and Beverage Manager. We look forward to welcoming you back to the...

Palos Verdes Estates, California
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Everyone we came in contact with was very friendly and helpful. The hotel is right next to the convention center. Nearby are plenty of restaurants and a nice place to walk by the river. There is a man made lagoon nearby that kids would like. The hotel room was clean. We had a king suite (which would be perfect for...

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

Dear cliffview 12, Thank you for the fantastic feedback from your stay. I am glad that my staff were able to make your stay that much more enjoyable and I will pass on this feedback to them, as it validates all the hard work we put in to making our guests happy. The hotel is due to undergo a full...

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 16 June 2015

The best part about this hotel is the amazing location: train, shops, cafes and the cultural heart of Brisbane over the road. The staff are friendly and efficient and the room I had was comfortable with a panoramic view all the way to the Border Ranges. Everything worked and the Wifi was FREE! I didn't eat in - perhaps the...

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

Dear Malcolm L, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback from your stay. The hotel occupies an enviable location in the Brisbane CBD, close to many of Brisbane's best restaurants and cafes, boutique shopping outlets, and entertainment areas only minutes from our front doors. The hotel also offers stunning views of the river and city, as...

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Friendly staff and great service but found the function rooms very noisey. Hotel decor is tired. Sound proofing would be a good idea. The bar area on level "P" is very noisey. Can recommend it for the younger generation but not if you want peace and quiet.

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

Dear clarknin, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback from your stay. I am happy to announce that the hotel will be undergoing renovations to its guest rooms and suites later this year. This will breathe new life into the hotel and will showcase what the Rydges brand has to offer. We look forward to being...

Coomera, Australia
Reviewed 15 June 2015

May not be a new as others but its location to the Brisbane convention centre and southbank all within minutes of just a walk .Clean and friendly staff, Comfy bed ,really enjoyed my hassel free stay due to its location

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

Dear DottyKnight, Thank you for your great feedback from your stay. I am please to read that you enjoyed your time with us and that we were able to make your hassle-free and enjoyable. The hotel occupies an enviable position in the Brisbane CBD, close to many great shops, restaurants and entertainment precincts that showcase the diverse nature of the...

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Room Service
  • 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: RM522 - RM1,113 (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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“King Suites are spacious and can easily cater for a family of 4”
 of 5 bubbles 111phills, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“You pay extra for river views.”
 of 5 bubbles annbarnes220, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the rive & city”
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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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“Upper floors looking towards the river views”
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