Excellent 8.3
Based on 49 reviews

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About Macarthur Chambers Apartments


The refurbished Macarthur Chambers Apartments is a distinctly historic boutique property of fashionable style and enchanting character which is truly located right in the heart of Brisbane’s central business district. The intriguing and rich heritage takes guests on a path of discovery, while the modern elegance offers a new level of comfort and thoughtful luxury. Macarthur Chambers Apartments was used in 1942 as a base by Douglas Macarthur – commander in chief of the allied forces in the Pacific from which he conducted operations for the crucial campaign of World War Two.

Offering elegantly designed apartments, guests can enjoy on-site parking, a gymnasium, rooftop swimming pool, spa, and BBQ area all in a perfect location – perfect for the travelling executive or the family. But it's the 2-bedroom apartments that offer the great tradition of luxury with modern design and features including fully equipped kitchens and laundry, a plush lounge with a large LCD/plasma TV, powder room, and en-suite bathrooms with shower and bath. The seamless service and the legend behind the name makes this hotel more than just a place to stay or visit.
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Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Taxi service
  • Car park

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Spa
  • Tours
  • Steamroom

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • BBQ facilities

Access, services, and conveniences

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Check-in/check-out [express]
  • Luggage storage
  • Laundry service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Pets allowed
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Family room

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
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Please note that this property enforces a strict 'No Party' policy.

Reception is open from 07:30 AM to 06:30 PM on weekdays and from 08:30 AM to 12:30 PM on weekends. Guests arriving outside these hours are requested to contact the property directly prior to arrival so alternative arrangements can be made.

Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-14 year(s) Must use an extra bed
  • Guests over 14 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Check-In From: 02:00PM
Check-Out Until: 10:00AM
Distance from City Center: 0.5 km
Distance to Airport: 16.0 km
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Number of Floors: 9
Number of Rooms : 50
Parking Fee (per day): 15 AUD
Reception Open Until: 06:30PM
Room Voltage: 240
Time to Airport (Minutes): 30
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  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 8.7
  • Facilities 9.3
  • Location 9.7
  • Room Comfort/Standard 8.5
  • Service 8.6
  • Value for Money 7.9
  • Food/Dining 6.3
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Neil F. from Australia
Solo travelers
Stayed 5 nights in February 2014
Awesome location
Great location at the foot of the Queen Street Mall. Huge apartment with all facilities including a laundry. Would happily stay here again.
Reviewed August 18, 2016

Libania M. from Australia
Business travelers
Stayed one night in July 2016
the deposit for a night was way too expensive $300. which is more than the room rate.
see above
Reviewed July 29, 2016

Sue B. from Australia
Families with older children
Stayed 2 nights in May 2016
Sue B, Australia
Macarthur Chambers Apartment have the best location, the units have beautiful decor, very roomy and always clean.
Reviewed May 17, 2016

Sue B. from Australia
Stayed 2 nights in November 2015
Location, Location, Location
Location, comfort & style
I love staying st MacArthur Apartments as they are so stylish & very roomy! The location of these apartments is so great, right at the end of the Brisbane Mall. Will always stay here
Reviewed November 08, 2015

Priscilla M. from Australia
Solo travelers
Stayed 3 nights in August 2015
Decent enough
Location, gorgeous bathroom, very quiet
It was adequate. I found the staff to be quite terse in their delivery of service, but very accommodating in their action. The beds were truly terrible. The mattress was so threadbare you could feel the springs and I hardly got any sleep while I was there. The Internet was incredibly slow and required you to log in with password and username every single time you got onto your computer. Found it strange that there were no tea towels in the kitchen. And also unusual that they require you to remove all rubbish from the apartment when you leave (isn't that what housekeeping is meant to do?). That rest of the apartment was wonderful. It was extremely quiet, which was surprising and great. The furnishing were nice, the place is in a great locations. If it weren't for he mattress, I would definitely recommend this place.
Reviewed September 02, 2015

Mimi S. from Hong Kong
Families with older children
Stayed 3 nights in July 2015
Good location
location , clean, warm
Reviewed July 22, 2015

Lulwa M. from Bahrain
Stayed 6 nights in June 2015
good location but without service!
Location, location, location, nothing with the apartment No AC in bed rooms and beds without breaks to stop moving!! And if you stay less then one week you have to clean your apartment by your self
No service , reception is not 24/7
Reviewed June 28, 2015

Mimi S. from Hong Kong
Families with older children
Stayed 2 nights in May 2015
Very good location and clean
Location , clean, spacious
Reviewed May 18, 2015

Rebecca M. from Australia
Business travelers
Stayed one night in December 2014
location, comfort, quality
Reviewed December 16, 2014

Joanne W. from Australia
Business travelers
Stayed 3 nights in November 2014
Great for business travel
Location, clean & friendly staff
enjoyable, very central to my business meeting
Reviewed November 11, 2014


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