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Comfort meets Sophistication

Positioned in the heart of Brisbane’s vibrant city on Albert Street, Oaks iStay River City is a favourite accommodation choice among myriad types of travellers seeking affordable, contemporary apartment accommodation set against a stunning river backdrop.

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

iStay River City

“Fantastic hotel”

5 stars! Excellent location, beautifully appointed, outstanding service. Couldn't ask for more while in Brisbane. My room also had a great view of the river side. Short walk to anything in the Central Business District.

— JayZ L, TripAdvisor

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Stylish and Affordable Hotels in Brisbane City

iStay River City is one of Brisbane's most affordable hotels offering high quality accommodation with convenient amenities.

To be able to bring you exceptionally low rates, iStay hotels offer a different and more flexible level of service. If you have chosen to stay at an iStay property, you will receive the best available unserviced rate.

You will have the choice of cleaning service options, at an additional cost upon check in at your hotel.
  • If your length of stay is for more than 7 nights you will receive a complimentary full cleaning service in the middle of your stay.
  • If you are staying more than 12 days you will receive this service every 7 days.

Address: 79 Albert St, Brisbane QLD 4000

Reservations: 1300 766 558

Reception: 07 3017 0800

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Explore our contemporary hotel boasting stunning views of Brisbane.

Room Types

Choose from a selection of stylish 1 and 2 bedroom apartments with opulent full-length windows and stunning city, park and river views.

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  • 1 Bedroom Apartment

    The 1 Bedroom Apartment is fully self-contained with a full kitchen and spacious living area, plus spectacular views of the city. To bring you this flexible iStay Rate your room will be serviced on departure, however we offer additional cleaning services that can be purchased at any time during your stay.

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    78 sqm Wi-Fi Kitchen Laundry Balcony
  • 2 Bedroom Apartment

    Offering glittering CBD vistas, 2 Bedroom Apartments feature full kitchen and laundry facilities. To bring you this flexible iStay Rate your room will be serviced on departure, however we offer additional cleaning services that can be purchased at any time during your stay.

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    125 sqm Wi-Fi Kitchen Laundry Balcony
  • 2 Bedroom River View

    Boasting magnificent views of the Brisbane River, 2 Bedroom River View apartments include a full kitchen and laundry facilities. To bring you this flexible iStay rate your room will be serviced on departure, however additional cleaning services can be purchased during your stay.

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    125 sqm Wi-Fi Kitchen Laundry Balcony

What's Around?

Renowned as Queensland’s cultural hub, Brisbane serves up a unique offering of entertainment, arts and activities all year round.

iStay River City

Located in Brisbane CBD, iStay River City just 25 minutes from Brisbane Airport. Central Train Station is just a 12 minute walk from the hotel. Paid parking available on-site. Although iStay River City is located on Albert Street, entry to the car park is on Mary Street, directly across from Esk Lane. All hotel guests are required to park in car parks that are marked in yellow with ‘Hotel Guest Car Parking’ displayed on the wall. Failure to park in these zones and/or clearly display your validated parking slip on the dash may result in your car being towed at the owner’s expense.

What's Around?

Our property provides visitors to the city with a front row seat to all the sights and sounds of this buzzing playground. Find the city’s best restaurants, cafes, theatres, bars and boutiques on our doorstep as well as the Botanic Gardens and Queen Street Mall – or walk a little further and discover some of Brisbane’s most popular hot spots including the Treasury Casino, Southbank Parklands and Queensland Performing Arts Centre where you can catch a show followed by dinner and drinks.

What Would You Like To Do?

Ideally situated in the heart of the Brisbane CBD, a short walk from the popular Queen Street Mall and the iconic Story Bridge, iStay River City puts the best of Brisbane at your doorstep.

Brisbane Asia Pacific Screen Awards

Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival

  • Date: 23 November 2016 - 04 December 2016
  • Venue:
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Be mesmerised by the Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival! Showcasing more than 100 features, documentaries and shorts from across Asia Pacific. Packed with premiers, cinema classics, guest appearances and special presentations. Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival also offers the unique opportunity to experience 34 of the nominated films from the tenth Asia Pacific Screen Awards.

Brisbane Kookaburra Showboat Cruises

Ultimate Christmas Party Cruise

  • Date: 26 November 2016 - 10 December 2016
  • Venue: 1 Eagle Street

Impress your guests this holiday season with a unique function experience on board Showboat Cruises Ultimate Christmas Party. Your colleagues and friends will enjoy a sensational buffet dinner and unlimited selected beer, wine and soft drink package whilst taking in the sights of Brisbane from the river. Theming and entertainment is also taken care of, with festive decorations adorning the grand Kookaburra River Queens and live entertainment including Christmas classics and party favourites. Included will be a Christmas themed Carvery and Seafood Buffet, Gold Beverage package including beer, wine and soft drink, festive decorations and theming and live entertainment. Book online at their website or give them a call.

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Contact Us

iStay River City contact details

Address 79 Albert St, Brisbane QLD 4000 Australia
Reservations (Aus) 1300 766 558
Reservations (Int) +61 7 3246 1705
Reception +61 7 3017 0800
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