$125 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Aug 3, 2014 Check-out: Aug 4, 2014

iStay River City

4 stars
79 Albert Street, Brisbane, Brisbane, QL 4000
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
1 reviews
Great location and good value

Helpful staff and a clean and tidy room - just what I needed. See full review

  • Anonymous
  • Dec 4, 2010
A home-style stay in walking distance of Brisbane’s best attractions

Business or leisure travelers who want to get a taste of the Brisbane lifestyle without giving up hotel amenities will find a great deal to enjoy at the iStay River City. Hotel guests can step out the door and, within, minutes, enjoy the City Botanic Gardens, central business district, and other Brisbane attractions. The property has a large deck and barbecue area for guest use.

Highlights
  • Overlooks the Botanic Gardens and central business district
  • 25-meter heated lap pool and large entertaining deck
  • Private balconies with views of the city or river
  • Fully-equipped one- and two-bedroom apartments
Rooms

The contemporary hotel's one- and two-bedroom apartments include all of the features of a residential apartment -- but with floor-to-ceiling windows that look out on incredible views. The apartments are furnished for comfort. The color palette relies on earth tones and modern patterns. All apartments have laundry facilities and full kitchens. Balconies are spacious and offer views of Brisbane River, the city, or the City Botanic Gardens. Rooms are serviced for an additional fee. Guests staying more than seven days will receive a complimentary full apartment cleaning service in the middle of the stay. Apartments are cleaned every seven days for guests staying more than 12 days. The hotel provides tea/coffee starter pack, bath towel, bath mat, soap, tea towel, cleaning cloth and dish washing liquid/powder. Guests need to bring their own hand towel, facial wash, shampoo/conditioner/body lotion, laundry powder, scourer and tissues.

Features

The property also offers plenty of reason to stay home and relax. Guests can even entertain at the large outdoor deck seating and barbecue area. Other on-site amenities include a heated lap pool, spa pool sauna, and fitness room.

 

Long-term stays are available.

Transportation
  • Central Railway Station (0.6 mi/1 km)
  • Brisbane Transit Centre (0.9 mi/1.4 km)
  • Roma Street Railway Station (1 mi/1.7 km)
  • Brisbane International Airport (11.2 mi/18 km)
Nearby attractions
  • Treasury Casino (0.5 mi/0.8 km)
  • Brisbane City Hall (0.9 mi/1.4 km)
  • The Brisbane Cricket Ground (1.4 mi/2.3 km)
  • Suncorp Stadium (1.5 mi/2.4 km)  
  • South Bank Parkland (2.2 mi/3.5 km)
  • Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (2.1 mi/3.4 km)
  • Gold Coast (48.1 mi/77.4 km)
  • Sunshine Coast (65.2 mi/105 km)
Business
  • Long-term stays available
Policies and fees
  • NOTE: Oaks Hotels & Resorts require photo ID and a $150 credit card pre-authorization security bond upon check-in. Cash is not accepted for bond payment. Incidentals settled by credit/debit card will incur a 1.5% card transaction fee.
  • Please note that secure car parking is available for an additional cost of $25 per night for cars under 2.1 meters in height. Hotel is unable to accommodate any vehicles over 2.1 meters due to height restrictions of the car park. Spaces are limited and must be booked in advance direct with the hotel.
  • Cleaning service options, at an additional cost, is offered upon check in. A complimentary full cleaning service is provided in the middle of the stay of stays of more than 7 nights and every 7 days of stays more than 12 days

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

iStay River City Rooms

One Bedroom Apartment
Modern self contained one bedroom apartment featuring European appliances and air conditioning. City or botanic garden views. Unserviced. Full kitchen, laundry, balcony, tea/coffee making facilities, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, Foxtel (limited channels, DVD player. All rooms include 30 minutes continuous use of FREE INTERNET per day
Two Bedroom Apartment
Modern spacious self contained two bedroom apartment featuring european appliances and air conditioning. City or botanic gardens views. Unserviced. full kitchen, laundry, balcony, tea/coffee making facilities, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, Foxtel (limited channels, DVD player. All rooms include 30 minutes continuous use of FREE INTERNET per day
Two Bedroom River Views
Two bedroom apartment located on the higher floors with views of the river and botanical gardens. To bring you this flexible iStay rate your room will be serviced on departure, however additional cleaning services can be purchased during your stay.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Services
Laundry service
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Service dogs allowed
Audible emergency alarm for sight impaired guest

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Hotel Map

-27.4719 153.0279
Area served
Brisbane.
Nearby airports
Brisbane International Airport.
Area description
Overlooking the scenic Brisbane River, the Botanic gardens and CBD, iStay River City Apartments are known for their contemporary style, convenience and amazing views. Everything Brisbane has to offer is in walking distance, including the sophisticated shopping and dining strip of Queen St Mall, South Bank and all its entertainment options and the tranquil green space of the Botanic Gardens.

Nearby points of interest

  • Augustines On George: 0.2 mi
  • Queens Plaza: 0.2 mi
  • Eagle Street Pier: 0.2 mi
  • Craft Markets: 0.2 mi
  • Queen Street Mall: 0.2 mi
  • Cathedral of St. Stephen: 0.2 mi
  • Brisbane Arcade: 0.2 mi
  • MacArthur Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Commissariat Store Building: 0.2 mi
  • Queen Adelaide Building: 0.3 mi
  • Treasury Casino: 0.3 mi
  • Queen Street: 0.3 mi
  • Parliament House: 0.3 mi
  • Museum Of Brisbane: 0.3 mi
  • Riverside Promenade: 0.3 mi
  • Augustines On George: 0.2 mi
  • Queens Plaza: 0.2 mi
  • Eagle Street Pier: 0.2 mi
  • Craft Markets: 0.2 mi
  • Queen Street Mall: 0.2 mi
  • Cathedral of St. Stephen: 0.2 mi
  • Brisbane Arcade: 0.2 mi
  • MacArthur Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Commissariat Store Building: 0.2 mi
  • Queen Adelaide Building: 0.3 mi
  • Treasury Casino: 0.3 mi
  • Queen Street: 0.3 mi
  • Parliament House: 0.3 mi
  • Museum Of Brisbane: 0.3 mi
  • Riverside Promenade: 0.3 mi
  • Quilpie Opals: 0.3 mi
  • City Hall: 0.3 mi
  • King George Square: 0.3 mi
  • City Botanic Gardens: 0.3 mi
  • Old Government House: 0.4 mi
  • Anzac Square War Memorial: 0.4 mi
  • Victoria Bridge: 0.4 mi
  • Freemasons Ann Street Memorial Centre: 0.5 mi
  • Australian Indigenous Tribal Galleries: 0.5 mi
  • Customs House: 0.5 mi
  • All Saints' Wickham Terrace: 0.5 mi
  • St Johns Cathedral: 0.6 mi
  • Gallery of Modern Art: 0.6 mi
  • Goodwill Bridge: 0.6 mi
  • Captain Burke Park: 0.6 mi
  • State Library of Queensland: 0.7 mi
  • Queensland Police Museum: 0.7 mi
  • Story Bridge: 0.7 mi
  • Queensland Maritime Museum: 0.8 mi
  • Queensland Academy of Sport: 0.8 mi
  • Enoggera: 0.8 mi
  • Roma Street Parkland: 0.8 mi
  • Victoria Barracks Museum: 1 mi
  • The Gabba: 1.1 mi
  • Gambaro Restaurant: 1.1 mi
  • West End: 1.1 mi
  • Brisbane Chinatown: 1.2 mi
  • XXXX Ale House: 1.3 mi
  • Suncorp Stadium: 1.3 mi
  • Herston Golf Course: 1.4 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1400
Check-out:
1000

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the 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 (1)

Ratings and reviews for iStay River City

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
1 out of 1
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
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Review of iStay River City

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
New Zealand
Dec 4, 2010

Great location and good value

Helpful staff and a clean and tidy room - just what I needed.

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

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

lovely walk through the Botanic Gardens to the Southbank took about 20 mins. Free Internet in the gardens.

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