Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Spicers Balfour Hotel

Located in the fashionable suburb of New Farm, Spicers Balfour Hotel is an award-winning boutique hotel just 7 minutes’ from the Brisbane city centre.

The luxurious rooms at Balfour Spicers include a flat-screen TV, DVD players, and a Nespresso coffee machine. Some suites offer 1940's style art-deco style décor with a separate lounge area.

Spicers Balfour Hotel rooftop bar serves cocktails and overlooks the city and Story Bridge. The Balfour Kitchen is open from Monday to Saturday and serves Modern Vietnamese cuisine. Guests can enjoy breakfast on the verandah or in the frangipani courtyard seven days a week. There is a private dining room, and a larger function room, available for celebrations or business events.

Spicers Balfour Hotel is approximately 30 minutes' drive from Brisbane Airport.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Spicers Balfour Hotel has been welcoming guests since 29 Jul 2010.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free private parking available at the hotel


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • I would need 2 rooms, could these be adjoining?
    None of our rooms are adjoining however, if available, we can have rooms next to each other.
    Answered on 10 November 2019
  • Hi there, I was wondering about booking in with my dog as well? Which rooms are pet friendly? how do I go about booking it
    We have two pet friendly Suites at the hotel. Balfour Suite 10 or Suite 11 must be requested. A $100 pet cleaning fee will be added to your booking.
    Answered on 28 November 2020
  • Hi just checking that rooms have stair access as I do not like elevators
    All our rooms are accessed by stairs.
    Answered on 23 July 2021
  • Do the executive queen rooms hold a bath such as from the images? My partner and i were looking for a room with a spacious bath if possible
    Our Executive Queen Rooms do not have bathtubs. Executive King Rooms and Balfour Suites both have bathtub and showers.
    Answered on 29 September 2020
  • Are dogs allowed to join us in the outdoor eating areas ?
    We love welcoming dogs to our beautiful Courtyard area where they can relax with you whilst you enjoy your meals.
    Answered on 6 May 2022
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Hotel surroundings *
1 restaurant on site

    The Balfour Kitchen

    Cuisine: Vietnamese, International

    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner

Facilities of Spicers Balfour Hotel
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar (Temporarily closed)
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant (Temporarily closed)
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Valet parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Adult only
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Lift
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Spicers Balfour Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!


14:00 - 21:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


Until 11:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 18 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0+ years
Extra bed upon request
AUD 100 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no cots available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Eftpos American Express Spicers Balfour Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please inform Spicers Balfour Hotel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

The Balfour Kitchen is closed from Mon 09 Jan 2023 until Fri 20 Jan 2023

Bar is closed from Mon 09 Jan 2023 until Fri 20 Jan 2023

FAQs about Spicers Balfour Hotel

  • Check-in at Spicers Balfour Hotel is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Spicers Balfour Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • The Balfour Kitchen

  • Room options at Spicers Balfour Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • Spicers Balfour Hotel is 1.2 miles from the centre of Brisbane.

  • The prices at Spicers Balfour Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Spicers Balfour Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Temporary art galleries