Situated in the inner-city Brisbane suburb of New Farm, Spicers Balfour Hotel is within walking distance of Brisbane’s best restaurants, bars, shopping and art galleries. This really is your intimately unique inner-Brisbane hideaway.
Of course, if you prefer, you don't need to go anywhere to enjoy yourself. The Balfour Kitchen is the perfect place to enjoy a leisurely breakfast, a beautiful high tea, or a gourmet dinner in the courtyard. The rooftop bar is just the place to enjoy a cocktail and appetizers while overlooking the stunning views of the Story Bridge. Should you decide to venture further, however, you'll find a wealth of distractions at your doorstep.
From quirky and designer boutiques that can be found dotted throughout New Farm and Fortitude Valley to the biggest and best international brands that populate the city's biggest shopping centres, if shopping's your pleasure you'll be spoilt for choice in Brisbane. Start planning your best buys with this great online shopping guide.
Brisbane boasts some fabulous art galleries from the renowned Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) to the smaller individual galleries such as Jan Manton Art and Bruce Heiser, that provide wonderful entertainment for the art novice and avid collector alike.
Just a hop, skip and a jump from Spicers Balfour Hotel's front door lies the beautiful New Farm Park, famous for its Jacarandas. Bring your running shoes and take a jog through the park or along the spectacular riverside walkway, or just relax on a rug and enjoy a picnic or BBQ in the park.
New Farm is well known for its bar and dining scene. Enjoy a bite at local favourites such as Dell Ugo or Continental Cafe at New Farm, or head a few minutes up the road into nearby Fortitude Valley and go to one of the dozens of bars, clubs and restaurants - including renowned Spanish restaurant Ortiga - that can be found in Brisbane's most vibrant entertainment district.
No matter what you choose to do, Spicers Balfour Hotel has plenty to offer everyone.