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4.4 out of 5

"Brilliant location for Southbank, restaurants etc Very helpful staff especially Concierge. " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 05 Feb 2023

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Hotel Description

Rydges South Bank puts you in the heart of Brisbane, connected to the convention center and within steps of Queensland Conservatorium and Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. Highlights at this luxury hotel include 3 restaurants, an outdoor swimming pool, and a poolside bar.

CBD Cafe Bar and Dining serves local cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The hotel's own lounge bar is a nice place to enjoy a drink. Enjoy the gym, spa tub, and sauna. 0 square feet (0 square meters) of event facilities include a conference center, and other business amenities include a 24-hour business center. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/cafe, and laundry facilities. Cooked-to-order 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 Parklands and South Bank Lifestyle Market.

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$245* Per night/room 12 Feb. - 13 Feb.

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 404 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 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 (215) Couples (71) Family (73)
4 out of 5
Brilliant location for Southbank, restaurants etc Very helpful staff especially Concierge.

Posted by on 5 Feb. 2023

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2 out of 5
I have been coming to this property on / off for over 4 years for work - the gym equipment is run down / old - and the air conditioning is now worse than ever...totally unacceptable the room service menu (because i have work to do at night)...is getting more and more restrictive overnight car parking is extremely expensive i doubt i will return

Posted by on 4 Feb. 2023

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4 out of 5
The Hotel is located in an area that allows easy access to the CBD, Southbank, and Transport. Can parking is expensive.

Posted by on 22 Jan. 2023

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Comment from Hotel Management

28 Jan. 2023 by Katelyn Newman

Hi William,Thank you for your review, we appreciate the feedback regarding our car parking pricing.We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.Regards,Katelyn NewmanAssistant Front Office Manager

5 out of 5
All good

Posted by on 21 Jan. 2023

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Comment from Hotel Management

28 Jan. 2023 by Katelyn Newman

Hi Belinda,Thank you for your review, we appreciate the feedback.We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.Regards,Katelyn NewmanAssistant Front Office Manager

5 out of 5
Room was modern, clean and comfortable. The location was perfect and walking distance to everything you could need.

Posted by on 17 Jan. 2023

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28 Jan. 2023 by Katelyn Newman

Good Morning Natasha,Thank you for the great review, we appreciate positive the feedback.We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.Regards,Katelyn NewmanAssistant Front Office Manager

5 out of 5
We stayed at the Rydges for a Staycation in Brisbane. We were very happy with how neat and tidy the rooms were and how up to date they were. We stayed in the twin room with river views and had plenty of room. The pool area was also a lovely addition. Great location too with walking distance to restaurants, lagoon and other attractions. Would absolutely stay again and highly recommend :)

Posted by on 13 Jan. 2023

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Comment from Hotel Management

28 Jan. 2023 by Katelyn Newman

Hi Emma,Thank you so much for the great review, we appreciate such positive feedback and it will definitely be passed onto the team.We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.Regards,Katelyn NewmanAssistant Front Office Manager

5 out of 5
Great for families - good size room, yummy breakfast and good location.

Posted by on 12 Jan. 2023

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Comment from Hotel Management

28 Jan. 2023 by Katelyn Newman

Good Morning Kitty,Thank you for your great review, the feedback is greatly appreciated.We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.Regards,Katelyn NewmanAssistant Front Office Manager

5 out of 5
Rydges is well situated.....close to Southbank precinct. Such a nice cafe/bar downstairs with easy access.

Posted by on 12 Jan. 2023

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5 out of 5
Fantastic staff & hotel. A very enjoyable stay in every aspect.

Posted by on 11 Jan. 2023

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5 out of 5
Easy access to everything in Southbank

Posted by on 9 Jan. 2023

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Property Features

As a guest of Rydges South Bank, you'll find an outdoor pool, a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness center. There are 3 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/café. 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. There's an onsite 24-hour business center. Event space at this hotel measures 0 square feet (0 square meters) and includes a conference center. The luxury Rydges South Bank also features tour/ticket assistance, concierge services, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Parking is available for a fee. This 4.5-star 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
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference center
  • 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)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Bar by the pool

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Internet access in public areas - high speed , Internet access in public areas - surcharge

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • 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 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. LCD televisions come with cable channels and pay movies. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Brisbane hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • 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 cooked-to-order breakfast on weekdays from 6:00 AM to 9:30 AM and on weekends from 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM.

CBD Cafe Bar and Dining - This bar specializes 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 specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open select days.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

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 60 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

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, debit cards, and cash.

For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. 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 room service is available; guests can access their rooms with a mobile device. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Smoke detector
  • 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 available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • 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
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Property does not require health documentation at check-in

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.

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 25 and AUD 50 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: AUD 55 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 60 per night
  • 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 Bank
  • Rydges Bank Hotel
  • Rydges Bank Hotel South
  • Rydges South
  • Rydges South Bank
  • South Bank Rydges
  • Rydges South Bank Hotel South Brisbane
  • Rydges South Bank Hotel
  • Rydges South Bank South Brisbane

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).

National Rating

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

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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.