£129.26 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in 26 Oct 2014 Check-out 27 Oct 2014

Stamford Plaza Brisbane

5 stars
Cnr. Edward and Margaret Sts, Brisbane, QL 4000
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.4
out of 5
12 reviews
The best of what's in Brisbane

Brisbane lacks enough hotels to cater for visitors and as such prices for Brisbane hotels can be... See full review

  • larrymull
  • 24 Feb 2014
Great location and friendly staff

Right on the river, most rooms with exçellent river views, within walking distance to city and... See full review

  • Anonymous
  • 8 Jan 2011
Elegant hotel with some of Brisbane's best river views

This luxury hotel on the Brisbane River sits just minutes away from some of the city's best shopping and sightseeing attractions. The property meets the needs of business travelers or those who want to hide away and relax. Guests will have a difficult time pulling away from the views outside their room windows of the river, Botanic Gardens, and other scenic sights. On-site amenities include an elegant heated outdoor pool, several dining options, and luxurious guest rooms.

Highlights

  • Rooms look out on the Brisbane River, Story Bridge, Kangaroo Point cliffs, or the Botanic Gardens
  • Located in Brisbane's financial district, just a short walk from the city center
  • Sun deck and outdoor heated pool
  • Dining options take guests around the world without leaving the property

Rooms

The hotel's 252 spacious rooms and suites feature traditional furniture and rich textiles. Most rooms offer substantial room for working or sitting areas for relaxing. Bathrooms -- many in marble -- may include televisions and separate bathtubs and showers. All rooms have views of the river or other city sights. Wireless Internet access is available in all rooms. Extra amenities in suites range from gourmet cookies and French press coffeemakers to the Stamford Suite's baby grand piano.

Features

The hotel's dining options suit guests who want culinary diversity. Kabuki and its lunchtime sushi counter, Kabuki 2 Go, focus on Japanese specialties. Brasserie on the River serves a seafood buffet and high tea, either inside or on a patio overlooking the water. Moo Moo The Wine Bar + Grill puts a modern spin on the traditional steak house. The Pav Bar serves drinks, steaks, salads, and more.

Transportation

  • Central Railway Station (0.3 mi/0.5 km)
  • Brisbane Transit Center, Roma Street (0.8 mi/1.3 km)
  • Brisbane International Airport (10.7 mi/17.2 km)
  • Brisbane Domestic Airport (8.2 mi/13.2 km)

Nearby attractions

  • Queensland Performing Arts Center (0.5 mi/0.8 km)
  • Suncorp Stadium (2 mi/3.1 km)  
  • Queensland Museum South Bank (2.3 mi/3.7 km)
  • Gold Coast (48.1 mi/77.4 km)
  • Sunshine Coast (65.5 mi/105 km)

Business

  • Wireless Internet access
  • Meeting and event spaces
  • Guest rooms and suites with spacious work areas

Stamford Plaza Brisbane Rooms

ALL
Description not provided
Junior Suite/Twin OR King/79 sqm
Junior Suite/Twin OR King /79 sqm/ River View/Open Plan/Marble Bathroom /
Superior Accessible Room/ Queen
Superior Accessible Room/ Queen bed/ No bath tub/LCD Tv/broadband/ 39 sqm
Deluxe Twin or King Room/39 sqm/
Deluxe Twin or King Room/39 sqm/ River Views/Broadband/LCD TV
Plaza Suite/King Bed/111
Plaza Suite/King Bed/111 sqm/River view/Open Plan/Private Balcony/Formal Lounge
Superior Room/King Bed/39 sqm/
Superior Room/King Bed/39 sqm/ River view/Sep Bath Shower/Marble Bathrm
Superior King or Twin Rm /
Superior King or Twin Rm / 39sqm/LCD TV One King or Two Single Beds
Deluxe King Room/39 sqm/River
Deluxe King Room/39 sqm/River Views LCD TV/Cable Channels/Broadband
Stamford Suite/King Bed/251 sqm/
Stamford Suite/King Bed/251 sqm/Presidential Suite/River view/Spa/Terrace
Junior Suite/King Bed/79
Junior Suite/King Bed/79 sqm/River view/Open Plan Suite/Marble Bathroom

Amenities

  • High speed internet
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness centre or spa
Exercise gym
Sauna
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Coffee shop
24 hour room service
Room service
Poolside snackbar
Family plan
Meal plan
Services
24 hour front desk
Business centre
Laundry service
Express check in
Express checkout
Concierge desk
Security
Wake-up service
Multilingual
In-Room Safe
Shops/Commercial services
Theater desk
Barber/Beauty shop
FAX
Conference facilities
Doctor on call
Currency exchange
Overhead projector
Audio visual equipment
Florist
Computer rental
Internet
High speed internet
Parking
Valet parking
Room
Cable or sat. TV
Radio
Safe
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Mini bar
Free newspaper
Turndown service
Bathroom telephone
Shower
Electronic door locks
Iron
Smoke detectors
Sprinklers in rooms

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Hotel Map

-27.4713 153.0302
Area served
CityCenter
Nearby airports
Brisbane International, (BNE), 18.00, KM, NE;
Area description
City Center, In the heart of the business district, 1 km to train/bus

Nearby points of interest

  • Craft Markets: 0.1 mi
  • Eagle Street Pier: 0.1 mi
  • Cathedral of St. Stephen: 0.2 mi
  • Riverside Promenade: 0.2 mi
  • MacArthur Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Queen Street: 0.3 mi
  • Quilpie Opals: 0.3 mi
  • Brisbane Arcade: 0.3 mi
  • Augustines On George: 0.3 mi
  • Queens Plaza: 0.3 mi
  • Queen Street Mall: 0.3 mi
  • City Botanic Gardens: 0.4 mi
  • Queen Adelaide Building: 0.4 mi
  • Parliament House: 0.4 mi
  • Commissariat Store Building: 0.4 mi
  • Craft Markets: 0.1 mi
  • Eagle Street Pier: 0.1 mi
  • Cathedral of St. Stephen: 0.2 mi
  • Riverside Promenade: 0.2 mi
  • MacArthur Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Queen Street: 0.3 mi
  • Quilpie Opals: 0.3 mi
  • Brisbane Arcade: 0.3 mi
  • Augustines On George: 0.3 mi
  • Queens Plaza: 0.3 mi
  • Queen Street Mall: 0.3 mi
  • City Botanic Gardens: 0.4 mi
  • Queen Adelaide Building: 0.4 mi
  • Parliament House: 0.4 mi
  • Commissariat Store Building: 0.4 mi
  • Museum Of Brisbane: 0.4 mi
  • City Hall: 0.4 mi
  • Anzac Square War Memorial: 0.4 mi
  • King George Square: 0.4 mi
  • Treasury Casino: 0.4 mi
  • Old Government House: 0.4 mi
  • Customs House: 0.4 mi
  • Freemasons Ann Street Memorial Centre: 0.4 mi
  • All Saints' Wickham Terrace: 0.5 mi
  • St Johns Cathedral: 0.5 mi
  • Captain Burke Park: 0.5 mi
  • Victoria Bridge: 0.6 mi
  • Australian Indigenous Tribal Galleries: 0.6 mi
  • Story Bridge: 0.6 mi
  • Goodwill Bridge: 0.6 mi
  • Gallery of Modern Art: 0.7 mi
  • State Library of Queensland: 0.8 mi
  • Queensland Police Museum: 0.8 mi
  • Queensland Maritime Museum: 0.8 mi
  • Queensland Academy of Sport: 0.9 mi
  • Enoggera: 0.9 mi
  • Roma Street Parkland: 0.9 mi
  • The Gabba: 1.1 mi
  • Victoria Barracks Museum: 1.1 mi
  • Brisbane Chinatown: 1.1 mi
  • Gambaro Restaurant: 1.2 mi
  • West End: 1.3 mi
  • XXXX Ale House: 1.4 mi
  • Suncorp Stadium: 1.4 mi
  • Brisbane Powerhouse: 1.4 mi

Dining

The Brasserie on the River
Set against the magnificent backdrop of Brisbane River, The Brasserie is the perfect location to commence the day with a magnificent continental and hot buffet combined with espresso coffees and a selection of teas. Lunch and Dinner guests can experience
Kabuki
Kabuki offers a unique culinary and cultural experience for everyone. From the sizzling drama of Teppanayaki to a traditional A la Carte menu, you can enjoy a range of meat, seafood and vegetable dishes prepared in an authentic Japanese style. Two sitti
Pavillion Bar
Take a break from the office and enjoy perfectly grilled steaks, garden fresh salads and a selection of refreshing beverages. With its open-air courtyard, upstairs pool table and live entertainment every Friday night, The Pavilion Bar is the place to be

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
02:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (12)

Ratings and reviews for Stamford Plaza Brisbane

Overall score

4.4 / 5
5.01.0
12 out of 12
Amenities:
4.1
Room cleanliness:
4.8
Hotel staff:
4.4
Room comfort:
4.8
Location:
4.6
Value:
4

92% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Stamford Plaza Brisbane

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
larrymull
Business
Melbourne, Australia
24 Feb 2014

The best of what's in Brisbane

Brisbane lacks enough hotels to cater for visitors and as such prices for Brisbane hotels can be expensive. This icon of a hotel in Brisbane is a staple and very good.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Stamford Plaza Brisbane

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Mexico city
8 Jan 2011

Great location and friendly staff

Right on the river, most rooms with exçellent river views, within walking distance to city and riverbank nicest shops and restaurants. No wi fi in all rooms.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Stamford Plaza Brisbane

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
aliactress
Business
Eagle Rock, CA
5 Jan 2011

Hotel review

We have stayed at the Stamford hotel many times before [...]. We have always had the best experiences and this time was no different. The staff, the service , the accommodation, the amenities were excellent. We will be back as we travel to Australia at least once a year. Thank you.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Stamford Plaza Brisbane

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
NSW, Australia
30 Sep 2010

Stamford Brisbane

There was no hot water one morning and the staff were rude. I had to speak with the manager who explained that they were doing work on the hot water and something had gone wrong. Their nonchalant manner was infuriating. On the positive side, the room was awesome. great view. We got lots of free drink vouchers upon arrival.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
5
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Long walk from hotel

Good food is a while away. Don't bother eating at their japanese restaurant Kabuki. It is really overpriced and not authentic. There are loads of nicer restaurants along the river near the hotel or at South Bank.

Review of Stamford Plaza Brisbane

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Camarillo, CA
27 Aug 2010

Elegant and Comfortable

We spent 3 nights at the Stamford Plaza at the end of a two week Australian vacation. The hotel was very elegant, yet comfortable and a very reasonable price. We had a nice view of the river from our room. The hotel is located within easy walking distance of the main shopping area and public transportation. The riverwalk and botanic gardens are literally right outside the door. Hotel staff were polite and helpful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Many of the restaurants and cafes in the immediate area of the hotel cater to the business crowd and close by late afternoon. There is a nice Italian pizza and pasta restaurant across the street from the hotel and one block up that has reasonable prices, good food and friendly service and is also open later in the evening.

Review of Stamford Plaza Brisbane

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
CA
11 Aug 2010

Classic Elegance

In spite of the hotel's five-star rating, the staff is without pretention and entirely approachable. If the rooms had free wifi, the hotel, which has a central location and excellent views of the river, would be perfect.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

Walk to Central Station and take the train to the late Steve Irwin's Australio Zoo. It makes a wonderful day trip.

Review of Stamford Plaza Brisbane

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Glasgow
7 Jan 2010

Luxury getaway

First class welcoming staff

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Stamford Plaza Brisbane

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Australia
30 Dec 2009

Very restful.

Enjoyed stay at the Stamford. Did not expect charges for parking. Cost $10.00 per night. We got attention when we entered Hotel but no one gave attention for parking when we left. Cost was $40.00 Valet service.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
5
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Shopping

Review of Stamford Plaza Brisbane

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Ithaca, NY
30 Jul 2009

excellent business hotel

They were always friendly and helpful. Sadly the pool was closed when we were there. Nice closeness for "city cat" transportation along the river.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

Nice places to eat along the river very close to the hotel. Try "Jellyfish" ... a good seafood restaurant.

Review of Stamford Plaza Brisbane

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Satisfied Professor
Business
Champaign, IL
28 Jul 2009

Superb Stay!!!

This is my second stay at Stamford. My first visit was on business and I stayed two weeks and this was for 9 days. My partner and I enjoyed our visit. You can't beat the location. The bathrooms are spacious, the view of the Brisbane river and the botanical gardens were majestic, and the service simply top-notched. I also love the central location of the Plaza - close to public transportation and if you are a runner/walker you will love the paths along the river.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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