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Spicers Balfour Hotel

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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rooftop bar”(162 reviews)
“boutique hotel”(60 reviews)
“honesty bar”(13 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tried the high tea here and came away with rave reviews. The service was impeccable, friendly, warm and attentive. The decor was lush and modern. The high tea itself was very good but a few touches could have taken it to fantastic such as:...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is a small boutique hotel. It was a 25-30 minute walk to the Queens Street Mall in the city centre along a picturesque boardwalk. As the weather is good most of the time this is a great way to do a bit of exercise...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked for one night as leaving on cycle ride early next morning from Story Bridge. Onsite parking included, and a quiet peaceful location. Slept really well in very comfortable bed. Nespresso machine and tea in room, but tiniest fridge I’ve ever seen. Appreciated opening windows...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the perfect hotel for those who enjoy a top notch boutique experience.The setting is lovely although not in the city center.We did walk to the downtown area.Rooms are beautiful;Staff terrifically friendly and helpful.The restaurant offers the best, most imaginative breakfasts to eat inside...More

Thank Andrea R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Balfour is not the premium venue that the other Spicers venues boasts unfortunately. It has the bones of a great stay, but the detail is not there which is such a great shame. We are frequent guests of Sangoma another of the Spicers properties,...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$170 - US$342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Spa Hotel in Brisbane
#2 Business Hotel in Brisbane
#6 Romantic Hotel in Brisbane
#7 Luxury Hotel in Brisbane
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$170 - US$342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Spa Hotel in Brisbane
#2 Business Hotel in Brisbane
#6 Romantic Hotel in Brisbane
#7 Luxury Hotel in Brisbane
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Anna A
29 August 2017|
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Response from Jane3026777 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Anna, maybe ask Spicers directly. Even though the number of hotel rooms is small, the restaurant is open to the public and they also cater for functions. They are probably use to dietary requests. All the best, Jane
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NicheEvents
11 June 2017|
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Response from GM_Spicershotels | Property representative |
Hi Nichevents, Here at Balfour, there's no Xmas in July this year, however Spicers Peak, our sister property is in full swing with their preparations! They're Xmas in July is well renowned and certain to impress.
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ClanCampbell
5 February 2017|
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Response from GM_Spicershotels | Property representative |
The hotel including the verandas are all non smoking, both properties have smoking area's.
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Room Tips
"if you are a light sleeper avoid the room near the reception desk, I heard staff arriving early in the..."
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"We stayed in #8 and I would want a different room"
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"Don't stay in room 7. Don't sit at table 4 under the aircon, it drips on you and your food."
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"Go for a room in Simla"
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