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4.6 out of 5

"Great location, super comfy bed and a well stocked mini bar. " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 01 Dec 2022

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Hotel Description

Rydges Fortitude Valley places you steps from Brisbane Showgrounds and within a 20-minute stroll of Royal Children's Hospital. Highlights at this hotel include in-room free WiFi, free Internet, and LCD TVs.

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 gym. Business amenities include a conference center and a business center. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a snack bar/deli, and laundry facilities. Each morning buffet breakfast is served between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also self parking, along with the convenience of an area shuttle.

This 4-star Bowen Hills hotel is 2 km (1.2 mi) from Roma Street Parkland and 3.8 km (2.4 mi) from XXXX Brewery.

Superior Double Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$190* Per night/room 18 Dec. - 19 Dec.

Arena View King Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Double Room, Accessible

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Double Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Rydges Fortitude Valley ratings based on 386 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 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 (267) Couples (41) Business (3) Family (31)
5 out of 5
Great location, super comfy bed and a well stocked mini bar.

Posted by on 1 Dec. 2022

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1 Dec. 2022 by Sarv S

Dear Nichola,Thank you for taking time for the wonderful feedback.We are glad that you enjoyed staying at Rydges Fortitude Valley. Hope you will give us a chance to serve you again in future. Kind Regards, Sarv

4 out of 5
Close to amenities

Posted by on 29 Nov. 2022

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30 Nov. 2022 by Naveen

Dear Garry,Thank you for choosing to stay at the Rydges and for taking the time to provide your honest feedback.I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and found the location and surroundings more convenient. I hope you will stay with us again in the near future. Regards. Naveen.

5 out of 5
Super clear and very comfy beds. We really enjoyed our stay here.

Posted by on 23 Nov. 2022

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29 Nov. 2022 by Sarv S

Hi Peta,Thank you for taking time to give your feedback regarding your recent stay.We are glad that you enjoyed your overall stay and specially mentioning the comfortable beds. We hope you will give us chance in future to serve you again.Kind Regards, Sarv

5 out of 5
Gym and pool area is excellent. Restaurant and buffet breakfast also excellent. Surrounding cafes and restaurants... excellent!!

Posted by on 6 Nov. 2022

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10 Nov. 2022 by Naveen

Dear Joneen,Thank you for your fabulous review! We are thrilled you enjoyed your time with us, and we all look forward to welcoming you back soon.Regards -Naveen

5 out of 5
Great staff, clean hotel, great location

Posted by on 26 Oct. 2022

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26 Oct. 2022 by Naveen

Dear Aidan,Thank you for your fabulous review! I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and found the hotel and the rooms to be of a high standard. I hope you will stay with us again in the near future. Kind Regards

5 out of 5
Fabulous location, great service, friendly staff. Stayed for Oktoberfest and it was perfect way to end the day

Posted by , from Springfield Lakes on 16 Oct. 2022

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21 Oct. 2022 by Zoe H

Hi Georgina,Thanks for the great review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay and our location just across from the Showgrounds.We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.Kind regards,Zoe HarrisonExecutive Assistant Manager

5 out of 5
Nice clean room, 24 hour desk so doesn't matter with late check in, the staff where also very nice.

Posted by on 14 Oct. 2022

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14 Oct. 2022 by Zoe H

Hi LakotaThanks for the top review. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and found staff to be friendly and helpful. We hope to welcome you back in the future.Kind regards,Zoe HarrisonRooms Division Manager

4 out of 5
Very friendly staff anything they ask they help with will definitely be back

Posted by on 3 Oct. 2022

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3 Oct. 2022 by Zoe H

Hi Matthew,Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Thank you for your feedback on the staff, they all work hard to provide the highest level of customer service so it is great to see this is not going unnoticed.We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.Kind regards,Zoe HarrisonRooms Division Manager

5 out of 5
Fantastic food offering in the restaurant and pleasant staff.

Posted by on 29 Sep. 2022

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1 Oct. 2022 by Zoe H

Hi Suzanne,Thanks for the great review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay and found everything to be of a high standard. We hope to welcome you back again soon.Kind regards,Zoe HarrisonRooms Division Manager

5 out of 5
Great location, very clean rooms and easy check in and out.

Posted by on 23 Sep. 2022

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23 Sep. 2022 by Zoe H

Hi Shaun,Thanks for the great review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back in the future.ThanksZoe

Property Features

Rydges Fortitude Valley offers its guests an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Along with a restaurant, there's a snack bar/deli 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
  • Deli
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Snack bar/deli
  • 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

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

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 accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, debit cards, and cash.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-out is available.

  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not 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
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety
  • Property does not offer on-site COVID-19 testing
  • Property does not require health documentation at check-in

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 34 for adults and AUD 18 for children (approximately)
  • Covered self parking fee: AUD 30 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
  • Rydges Fortitude Valley Bowen Hills
  • Rydges Fortitude Valley Hotel Bowen Hills

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.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.