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4.8 out of 5

"The property is in an excellent position with great views of Brisbane CBD and Storey Bridge. " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 30 Jan 2020

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Brisbane awaits you at Spicers Balfour Hotel. You'll be within steps of Wilson Outlook Reserve and within a short 5-minute stroll of New Farms Cinemas. Highlights at this romantic hotel include a restaurant, free valet parking, and a bar/lounge.

You can enjoy LCD TVs with digital channels, and all 17 rooms feature free WiFi, DVD players, and espresso makers. Dining in is an option with room service, and minibars provide refreshments. Nice touches to enhance your stay include bathrobes and slippers, while pillowtop beds and premium bedding invite a good night's rest. Free local calls, safes, and hair dryers are also available. Housekeeping is available on request.

The restaurant, The Balfour Kitchen, is open for breakfast and dinner. Balfour Rooftop Bar is the hotel's own rooftop bar. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, coffee/tea in a common area, and laundry facilities. Each morning cooked-to-order breakfast is served between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also free parking nearby, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Sights within a 10-minute walk of this 5-star New Farm hotel include Brisbane River Walk and Howard Smith Wharves.

Executive Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$218* Per night/room 17 May - 18 May

Suite (Balfour)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, Accessible

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Spicers Balfour Hotel ratings based on 134 Verified Reviews

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

Guest reviews for Spicers Balfour Hotel

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 8 Jan. 2021

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2 out of 5

Posted by on 5 Jul. 2020

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4 out of 5
The property is in an excellent position with great views of Brisbane CBD and Storey Bridge.

Posted by on 30 Jan. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

20 Feb. 2020 by Team Balfour

Thanks for your great review! Hope to see you again soon!

5 out of 5
Fantastic and stylish hotel, good location, Nice rooms with beautiful attention to detail

Posted by on 8 Jan. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

14 Jan. 2020 by -Team Balfour

Thanks for your lovely feedback! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

5 out of 5

Posted by on 23 Dec. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

28 Dec. 2019 by SpicersBalfourHotel

Thanks for your 5/5 rating! We look forward to seeing you again!

5 out of 5

Posted by on 23 Dec. 2019

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28 Dec. 2019 by SpicersBalfourHotel

Thanks for your 5/5 rating! We look forward to seeing you again!

4 out of 5

Posted by on 13 Dec. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

28 Dec. 2019 by SpicersBalfourHotel

Thanks for your review of your stay with us! We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

5 out of 5
Great location, fabulous little gem with lots of eco friendly luxury in rooms and the best breakfast offering. My favourite place to stay when I come to Brisbane!

Posted by on 27 Nov. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

28 Dec. 2019 by SpicersBalfourHotel

Thanks for your great review of Spicers Balfour Hotel! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

5 out of 5

Posted by on 14 Nov. 2019

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5 out of 5
The staff were very friendly and helpful, accommodation was excellent.

Posted by on 8 Oct. 2019

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About the Spicers Balfour Hotel

Location 37 Balfour Street, New Farm, QLD 4005

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. Event space at this hotel measures 689 square feet (64 square meters) and includes conference space. A rooftop terrace, a library, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the luxury Spicers Balfour Hotel. The hotel can provide concierge services and wedding services. Free self parking and valet parking are available. This Beaux Arts Brisbane hotel is smoke free.

  • 17 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • 689 sq ft of conference space
  • 64 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2010
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking , Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Airport: Brisbane Airport (BNE) (17.6 km / 10.9 mi)
  • Train station: Brisbane Fortitude Valley Station (1.5 km / 1 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free valet parking and self parking

Room Amenities

Spicers Balfour Hotel offers 17 accommodations with DVD players and minibars. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 50-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. This Brisbane hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and hair dryers. Housekeeping is provided on request.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • HD television
  • Digital channels
  • DVD player
  • Espresso maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Luxury bedding
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

The Balfour Kitchen - This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Reservations are required.

Balfour Rooftop Bar - Onsite rooftop bar. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 9:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 9 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - 9 PM.
Guests arriving after 9 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 18 and older are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: AUD 100 per accommodation, per night
  • Maximum 1 per room (weight limit: 55 lbs)
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Certain rooms only
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Parcel deliveries will be accepted only for guests in house or checking in on the day of receipt, and guests must notify the hotel in advance of the package delivery. The hotel cannot be held responsible for lost or damaged goods.

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

A credit 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.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Caters to adults only
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Property is not currently implementing any enhanced cleaning measures
  • Property is not currently implementing any guest safety measures

Fees

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 15 and AUD 40 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: AUD 100 per accommodation, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

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

Hotel Names

  • Spicers Balfour
  • Spicers Balfour Hotel
  • Spicers Balfour Hotel New Farm
  • Spicers Balfour New Farm
  • Spicers Balfour Hotel Hotel
  • Spicers Balfour Hotel New Farm
  • Spicers Balfour Hotel Hotel New Farm

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • This is an adults-only property and children 5 years old and younger aren't allowed.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets are welcome in specific rooms only, which can be requested by contacting the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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