In the New Farm, one of Brisbane’s up and coming city districts, Spicers Balfour Hotel is a boutique hotel that has been winning awards since its opening. With the hotel itself winning Best Boutique Hotel in the Queensland Hotels Association Awards for Excellence, the dining has also been awarded Best Vietnamese Restaurant in Australia and is in the Delicious Top 100. As a city escape, the bedrooms have been decorated to the highest standard by Brisbane’s leading design team to create spaces that are tranquil and relaxing. Guests are welcomed by an exceptional team that will give tips about the area so that you can experience it like a local. Whether it is the best local restaurants or recommending the best cycling routes through the city, the team are on hand to showcase the best bits about Brisbane. With access to some of the most diverse national parks in the region, you are never far from a day of exploring the outback.