Podium 5

Bacchus Bar


Relax & unwind in our rooftop pool

Bacchus | Bar Restaurant Pool

Kingfish entree

CBD | Cafe Bar Restaurant

Calabrese pappardelle

Bacchus | Bar Restaurant Pool

Bacchus Entrance

Podium Dinner

CBD | Cafe Bar Restaurant


Rydges South Bank | Events

Bacchus | Bar Restaurant Pool

Cannoli dessert

Brisbane Accommodation

World Class Brisbane Accommodation For The Business or Leisure Traveller

Enviably located in the heart of Brisbane’s arts and entertainment precinct, our Brisbane accommodation, Rydges South Bank, has a wide range of attractions on its doorstep including the South Bank Parklands and the renowned Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Things To Do and See

South Bank is a bustling metropolis with an abundance of things to do and see, from a stroll through the scenic South Bank Parklands, to a dip in the Streets Beach lagoon or a visit to the Collective Markets on Saturdays and Sundays. Take in the city from a different perspective as you take a turn on the Wheel of Brisbane, pop by the Riverlife Adventure Centre and hire a bicycle, kayak, rollerblades, or take a segway tour of the city.

Our Brisbane accommodation is at the heart of Queensland’s arts and entertainment precinct; with the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA), Queensland Museum and the Queensland Conservatorium of Music all located on the hotel’s doorstep. 

There are plenty more Brisbane attractions to explore, ask our Concierge for details.

Rooms and Amenities

Our friendly staff will make you feel right at home from the moment you check in to our hotel. Make the most of your stay relaxing poolside, enjoying a cocktail or dining experience at the award winning Bacchus | Bar Restaurant Pool, or a casual bite to eat with friends at CBD | Café Bar Dining.

Our Brisbane accommodation has a wide variety of room types available, many with panoramic views of the Brisbane city skyline and iconic Wheel of Brisbane, or Mount Coot-tha and the village of West End.

All rooms feature complimentary high speed WI-FI and modern amenities including a microwave, minibar, hairdryer, iron, ironing board, high definition LCD TV, workspace and a digital safe.

Need to relax while you’re here? Take a dip in the pool, or keep in shape with a visit to our Life Fitness Gymnasium which is also home to our spa and sauna.

Meeting and Events

Business travellers will appreciate the state-of-the-art function rooms and facilities on offer at Rydges South Bank.

From meetings in our Executive Boardroom or stately Podium 5 Boardroom, to conferences, weddings and gala events in our Podium function rooms or the scenic Level 12 Rooftop, Rydges South Bank offers a range of function and event spaces, along with exquisite service, that promises to impress.


Gym Closure

Please note that due to refurbishments work our gym (including sauna and spa) will be closed from 19th September until 30th October. We thank you for your patience and understanding and look forward to unveiling our new and improved facilities to you soon.

Melbourne Cup at Rydges South Bank

You're spoiled for choice when it comes to celebrating Melbourne Cup at Rydges South Bank... Kick up your heels at Soleil Pool Bar with a garden themed cocktail party, or enjoy an elegant high tea in Bacchus as you take in the race.

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Local Weather

Light rain showerMonday220 | 150
Partly CloudyTuesday230 | 130
Light rain showerWednesday250 | 140
Partly CloudyThursday260 | 150
SunnyFriday280 | 140

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