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iStay River City, Brisbane

4.5-star4.5 stars
79 Albert Street, Brisbane, QLD, 4000, Australia

Luxury apartment with kitchen, near Brisbane Botanic Gardens
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Great location
Fantastic service
Regular internet service
Amenities are not the best
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iStay River City, Brisbane

from $88
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom
  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms
  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen, River View
  • Upgrade Special - 2 Bedroom Apartment

What’s around iStay River City, Brisbane


  • In Brisbane Central Business District
  • Brisbane Botanic Gardens - 3 min walk
  • Queen Street Mall - 4 min walk
  • South Bank Parklands - 14 min walk
  • Roma Street Parkland - 18 min walk
  • Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre - 20 min walk
  • Suncorp Stadium - 27 min walk
  • XXXX Brewery - 31 min walk

Getting around

  • Brisbane, QLD (BNE) - 22 min drive
  • Brisbane Central Station - 10 min walk
  • Brisbane Roma Street Station - 14 min walk
  • South Brisbane Station - 16 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 105 apartments


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Wired Internet access in public areas *

  • WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms *



  • Self parking *

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Sauna
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator/lift
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the apartment

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Washer/dryer
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Cable TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • WiFi (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Weekly housekeeping provided

iStay River City, Brisbane’s small print

Also known as

  • iStay
  • iStay River
  • iStay River City
  • iStay River City Brisbane
  • iStay River City Hotel
  • iStay River City Hotel Brisbane
  • iStay River City Apartment Brisbane
  • iStay River City Apartment


Parking height restrictions apply.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: AUD 1 per stay

Optional extras

Onsite credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 1.5 percent

Self parking costs AUD 35.00 per day

Weekly housekeeping is provided; fees apply for additional cleaning

Rollaway beds are available for an additional charge

Cribs/Infant beds are available for AUD 20.00 per night

WiFi is available in guestrooms for AUD 18.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

Wired Internet access is available in guestrooms for AUD 18.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

Wired Internet access is available in public areas for AUD 18.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 593 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Convenient, but dated, needs comfy bed
The room smelt of dirty dishwasher and we didn't have any shower towels in the room and had to get them in the morning. The bed was hard and was two singles joined together to make a double which was uncomfortable to sleep between
Ivan, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great access to downtown Brisbane
The location is perfect. Everything is within walking distance. The facility is nice and well-kept.
Gil, usOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great location. Very clean apartment
Great stay and excellent location. The only downside was the parking fee of $25.00 a day which we weren't expecting.
us2 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
good to okay.
It is an apartment not hotel, no fresh towel daily, no clean up. It is a one beadroom apartment. A good place to stay for more than 2 days, by that time you are tired of eating out. Good restaurants on the streets close by.
luis, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Rivet City such a pleasure
Our stay at ISat fantastic. The room was absolutely gorgeous with a view to die for. The staff were always very well mannered always greeted with a smile, willing to help and never a sour look upon their faces. The hotel it staff werd a faces. The hotel in its self was clean the lobby spotless the rooms smelt clean as well as dust free and spotless. We were never harassed by staff but kept inforned of any thing that was happening. I also found the staff on counter to be one of the nicest staff members of a hotel . their smile's along with their out standing customer service . made us feel welcomed.and relaxed right from the moment of arrival. Thank you to all staff members of river city. Hope to see you guys soon Kindest regards Miss T
Mark s, us1 night business trip

iStay River City, Brisbane

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