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4.6 out of 5

"Due to circumstances, I was not able to check in until 9 pm, but the hotel's 24-hour reception services made this no problem at all. Even received a r ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 25 Aug 2018

Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of South Brisbane awaits you at Rydges South Bank. Within steps you'll find Queensland Conservatorium and Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. Highlights at this hotel include 3 restaurants, an outdoor swimming pool, and a poolside bar.

You can enjoy LCD TVs with cable channels, and all 304 rooms feature free WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and safes. Fridges and round-the-clock room service make in-room dining easy, and minibars provide refreshments. Additionally, hairdryers, phones, and irons/ironing boards are available.

CBD Cafe Bar and Dining serves local cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. At the hotel's own bar/lounge, you can stop for a drink. Enjoy the fitness centre, spa tub, and sauna. 0 square feet (0 square metres) of event facilities include conference centres, and other business amenities include a 24-hour business centre. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and laundry facilities. Buffet breakfast is available on weekdays between 6:00 AM and 9:30 AM and on weekends between 6:30 AM and 10:00 AM. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Places within a short walk of this 4.5-star South Brisbane hotel include South Bank Lifestyle Market and Wheel of Brisbane.

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$171 per night

Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Rydges South Bank ratings based on 1,094 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 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 South Bank

Everyone (629) Couples (323) Business (5) Family (125) Other (1)
4 out of 5
The property was great. I was at a conference and the facilities were excellent for my husband to connect with friends locally due to the central location.

Posted by on 18 Mar. 2019

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18 Mar. 2019 by Sarah Whiting

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for your lovely review. I hope we can welcome you back again soon. Warm Regards, Sarah Whiting Hotel Duty Manager

4 out of 5
close stay to the conference centre at south brisbane

Posted by on 15 Mar. 2019

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16 Mar. 2019 by Justin van Grootveld

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. I hope you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you back again very soon. Warm regards, Justin van Grootveld Hotel Duty Manager

5 out of 5
This property is clean as staff are friendly quick service

Posted by on 13 Mar. 2019

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13 Mar. 2019 by Sarah Whiting

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for leaving your review with us. I hope we can welcome you back again soon. Warm Regards, Sarah Whiting Hotel Duty Manager

5 out of 5
A good place to stay and very central to activities in Brisbane.

Posted by on 11 Mar. 2019

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13 Mar. 2019 by Sarah Whiting

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for your review. I hope to welcome you back again soon. Warm Regards, Sarah Whiting Hotel Duty Manager

5 out of 5
The beds are super soft and comfy after a big day! Close to everything you need.

Posted by on 9 Mar. 2019

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10 Mar. 2019 by Sarah Whiting

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for you review, I was so thrilled to see your stay with us was comfortable! I look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Warm Regards, Sarah Whiting Hotel Duty Manager

5 out of 5
great location to restaurants and public transport and staff were very welcoming when you walked in to the hotel

Posted by on 9 Mar. 2019

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10 Mar. 2019 by Sarah Whiting

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for your review. I was so pleased to see you found staff very welcoming. I hope we can welcome you back again soon. Warm Regards, Sarah Whiting Hotel Duty Manager

5 out of 5
The rooms were cosy and inviting, beds comfortable a great base to recharge your batteries after a busy day.

Posted by on 7 Mar. 2019

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9 Mar. 2019 by Amy Holt - Front Office Manager

Dear Guest Thank you for leaving such a great review. I'm very happy you were able to relax and recharge here with us. I hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Amy Holt Front Office Manager

4 out of 5
Restaurant excellent No probs accept parking is expensive

Posted by on 7 Mar. 2019

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9 Mar. 2019 by Amy Holt- Front Office Manager

Dear Guest Thanks for leaving a review of your most recent stay. I am delighted you enjoyed our restaurant and I hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Amy Holt Front Office Manager

4 out of 5
Location central to everything. Rooms clean spacious and comfortable. Great bar facilities especially happy hour for a drink before dinner. Friendly staff.

Posted by on 2 Mar. 2019

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4 Mar. 2019 by Sarah Whiting

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for leaving your review. I am so thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us and I look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Warm Regards, Sarah Whiting Hotel Duty Manager

5 out of 5
Location was perfect. Hotel itself was clean and tidy. I was travelling for business with an employee. Both of our rooms were excellent. Facilities were great. I can’t fault Rydges Southbank.

Posted by on 23 Feb. 2019

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24 Feb. 2019 by Sarah Whiting

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for your review. I was so pleased to see you found our location perfect for your stay. I look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Warm Regards, Sarah Whiting Hotel Duty Manager

Property Features

As a guest of Rydges South Bank, you'll find an outdoor pool, a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness centre. There are 3 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/cafΘ. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include A poolside bar and A bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. You'll find a 24-hour business centre on site. Event space at this hotel measures 0 square feet (0 square metres) and includes conference centres. The luxury Rydges South Bank also features tour or ticket assistance, concierge services, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Parking is available for a fee. This 4.5-star South Brisbane hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 304 guestrooms or units
  • 12 levels
  • 3 dining venues
  • 0 sq ft of conference space
  • 0 sq. m of conference space
  • Built in 1996
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business centre (24 hours)
  • Conference centre
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Brisbane, QLD (BNE) (19.1 km / 11.9 mi)
  • Train station: South Brisbane Station (0.4 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Rydges South Bank offers 304 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. LCD televisions come with cable channels and pay-per-view films. Fridges and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. This South Brisbane hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in May 2016.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Films for purchase
  • Fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast on weekdays from 6:00 AM to 9:30 AM and at the weekend from 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM.

CBD Cafe Bar and Dining – This bar specialises in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and light fare. A children's menu is available.

Bacchus South Bank – Overlooking the pool, this fine-dining restaurant specialises in Mediterranean cuisine and serves lunch, dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open selected days.

Late-night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 60 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • 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 are 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 guest room reservation.

  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 100 per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 42 and AUD 42 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: AUD 50 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 60 per night
  • On-site 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 South Bank Hotel South Brisbane
  • Rydges South Bank Hotel
  • Rydges South Bank South Brisbane
  • Rydges South Bank

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.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.