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Riverside Hotel Southbank

4.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

We had a great time due to the excellent location near many attractions.

Easy to access train to airport and other destinations. Great dining and shopping options with some of the best museums in Australia just down the street. Ask for a room on the north side and get great views of the river and city center. Staff is friendly and very efficient. Nice bar and restaurant.

Staff was good, parking was free and it was walking distance to everything. Loved it

The women and men at the front desk are delightful and so helpful and pleasant. The room is practical and comfortable and I love the kitchen and washing machine. The pool is great to use and the location fantastic. This is my third stay and I will definately stay again at the Riverside when I come again to Brisbane

We chose this hotel because of the low price and it's location in South Bank. I wished we would have been a little closer to all of the action in South Bank but it wasn't that bad of a walk and it felt very safe. Nice, FREE parking garage. Nice, clean, fairly large room. The bathroom had a lot of nice shampoos, lotions, shaving creams, etc. For the price, the place was great and I would def recommend.

For the late check in security guy helped us. Thanks god he was there and he was the only good thing we`ve seen there. Reception wasn`t helpfull. No 24 hrs service. Very early check out at 8.30. We stayed a few more hours and they charged $50 extra. Rooms are too small and very noisy outside. Water pressure was too low. Breakfast was finished at 9.30 when i rang reception. Didin`t enjoyed our one night stay there. I prefered to stay in my car which would be more comfy.

The hotel is far more out dated than the photos lead you to believe. The lobby has been updated but the rooms could use some attention. No internet in the rooms. For the price I paid I expected more.

This hotel is located at the north end of the South Bank area, just across the river from downtown Brisbane. On the map it looks a little isolated, but that is not really the case. First, they have a free underground garage and that is a HUGE advantage in that area where public parking starts at $15 for the first four hours. Second, there is a boardwalk that starts about 50 yards from the hotel (just across the street and down the block towards the river) that runs all the way down the South Bank area--great for joggers--that is filled with shops and restaurants. (If you go out on the boardwalk at dusk, be sure to look up--you'll see some huge bats coming out for the evening's hunt!) The rooms were nice (flat screen TV, private bath, clean). There was one non-functional power outlet (that's the "4" I gave for upkeep). The only thing I found annoying was that they charge about $30/day for internet connection (that's the "1" I gave for amenities). The best way around that is to go to the bar (before 10 PM!) and buy a beer to get a free half hour of WiFi connection. Other than that I was quite pleased with my stay.

20 Montague Road South Brisbane QLD

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Located in South Bank within a short walk of Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Riverside Hotel Southbank is within a mile (2 km) of other popular sights such as Suncorp Stadium. This 110-room, 4-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like an outdoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and free self parking. Also close to this South Brisbane hotel are Queen Street Mall and Roma Street Parkland.


Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. For your convenience, a continental breakfast is served for a fee each morning from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.


Riverside Hotel Southbank's 110 individually decorated rooms provide balconies or patios, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Ironing boards and desks are other standard amenities.

Property features

Guests of Riverside Hotel Southbank enjoy an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and 3 meeting rooms. You can take advantage of free parking if you drive. The front desk has multilingual staff that can help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include conference space, express check-in, and express check-out.

Room options

Apartment, 1 Bedroom

Queen 1 | Queen 1 | Sleeps 4