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4.7 out of 5

"Everything about our stay at Rydges Fortitude Valley was perfect, this is the second I’ve stayed here and I will continually come back to stay here ev ... " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 10 Feb 2020

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Hotel Description

At Rydges Fortitude Valley you'll be within just a 5-minute stroll of RNA Showgrounds and within 15 minutes of Royal Children's Hospital. Highlights at this hotel include in-room free WiFi, free Internet, and LCD TVs.

All 208 soundproofed rooms feature sitting areas, cable TV, and coffee/tea makers. Minibars provide refreshments, and in-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and round-the-clock room service. Pillowtop beds and pillow menus invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like rainfall showerheads and free toiletries. Additionally, safes, hair dryers, and phones are available.

The restaurant, Six Acres Restaurant, is open for breakfast and dinner. Paddock Bar is the hotel's own bar. Enjoy the outdoor swimming pool and 24-hour fitness center. Business amenities include a conference center and a business center. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Each morning buffet breakfast is served between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Within a 15-minute walk of this 4-star Bowen Hills hotel, attractions include Emporium and Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital.

Superior Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$127* Per night/room 10 Jul. - 11 Jul.

Arena View King Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Superior Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family Double Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Rydges Fortitude Valley ratings based on 338 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Rydges Fortitude Valley

Everyone (253) Business (3) Couples (30) Family (20)
4 out of 5

Posted by on 15 Mar. 2020

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16 Mar. 2020 by Zoe H

Dear Anonymous, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards, Zoe Harrison Front Office Manager

5 out of 5

Posted by on 10 Mar. 2020

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10 Mar. 2020 by Zoe H

Hi Anonymous, Thanks for the top review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Zoe Harrison Front Office Manager

5 out of 5
Everything about our stay at Rydges Fortitude Valley was perfect, this is the second I’ve stayed here and I will continually come back to stay here every time i’am in Brisbane!

Posted by on 10 Feb. 2020

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11 Feb. 2020 by Zoe H

Dear Anonymous, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed the hotel so much the first time that you came back again and that this stay also exceeded your expectations. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Zoe Harrison- Front Office Manager

5 out of 5

Posted by on 18 Jan. 2020

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20 Jan. 2020 by Zoe H

Dear Anonymous, Thanks for the top review. We are pleased you enjoyed the hotel and hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Zoe Harrison Front Office Manager

5 out of 5
Clean, 11am checkout time compared to 10am at other places

Posted by on 5 Jan. 2020

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6 Jan. 2020 by Casey L

Hi Anonymous, Thank you for your kind review! It's great to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and found the later check out time convenient for you! We hope to welcome you back again in the future. Kind regards, CaseyL

5 out of 5
Amazing location. Beds are soft and very comfortable Rooms are serviced daily Breakfast is superb and bar downstairs very convenient. So clean and quiet Got a early check in with no questions asked . Discount deal on three day undercover parking very reasonable price . Can't fault this place

Posted by on 5 Jan. 2020

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6 Jan. 2020 by Casey

Hi Anonymous, Thank you for your kind review. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay and found our hotel facilities to be of a high standard. We hope to welcome you back again in the future. Kind regards, Casey L

3 out of 5
Loved the bed and pillows, so comfy. One pillow had a broken pillow case, 1 wine glass with a massive crack and another wine glass with a chip. In the bathroom the basin faucet was wobbly clearly needs to to be fixed.

Posted by on 1 Jan. 2020

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4 Jan. 2020 by BLJ

Hi, thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We appreciate the feedback and will ensure the appropriate departments are aware to check for any imperfections with the glassware and linen. We will also be advising the team of the basin faucet. Thank you once again in assisting us to improve the experience. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind Regards, Brandon Jones, Hotel Duty Manager

5 out of 5

Posted by on 29 Dec. 2019

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29 Dec. 2019 by BLJ

Hi, thanks for taking the time to leave a review! I am pleased you enjoyed all areas of the stay and found the hotel to be of a high standard. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Kind Regards, Brandon Jones, Hotel Duty Manager

5 out of 5
I love its proximity to major parts of the city. The hotel also has very good restaurant

Posted by , from Hervey Bay on 26 Dec. 2019

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26 Dec. 2019 by Zoe H

Hi Chido, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed the hotel and found our location convenient. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind Regards, Zoe Harrison Front Office Manager

5 out of 5
The bed was amazing- very comfy. Had a great pillow top!

Posted by , from Ipswich on 23 Dec. 2019

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24 Dec. 2019 by BLJ

Hi J.P. Thanks for your great review! I am pleased you enjoyed all areas of the stay particularly the bed. We do receive much praise for the dream bed's great sleep quality and glad yours was no exception. We look forward to your next stay. Kind Regards, Brandon Jones, Hotel Duty Manager

Property Features

Rydges Fortitude Valley offers its guests an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. You'll find a business center on site. There are 3 meeting rooms available. The business-friendly Rydges Fortitude Valley also features tour/ticket assistance, concierge services, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This 4-star Brisbane hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 208 guestrooms or units
  • 6 levels
  • Built in 2016
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Brisbane, QLD (BNE) (15.4 km / 9.5 mi)
  • Train station: Brisbane Fortitude Valley Station (1 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Rydges Fortitude Valley offers 208 accommodations with minibars and safes. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. A pillow menu is available. 50-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Sitting area
  • Pillowtop beds
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Pillow options
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Six Acres Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner.

Paddock Bar - Onsite bar. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 70.0 per day.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-out is available.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 32 for adults and AUD 16 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 25 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 70.0 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.08 percent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Rydges Fortitude Valley Hotel Bowen Hills
  • Rydges Fortitude Valley Hotel
  • Rydges Fortitude Valley Bowen Hills
  • Rydges Fortitude Valley
  • Rydges Fortitude Valley Hotel
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You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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