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Featured Brisbane Hotels
CITY by Medha Ruby
to the capital city of Queensland and the third largest city of Australia
- Brisbane. Brisbane city was named in honour of Sir Thomas Brisbane and
is located on the banks of the beautiful Brisbane river between Moreton
Bay and the Great dividing Range. This south-eastern Queensland city is
home to a large number of tourists throughout the year -both domestic and
lovely place to enjoy a great vacation- Brisbane has all the attributes
of a big city and at the same time provides a relaxed friendly atmosphere
where you can just let your hair down and enjoy a wonderful holiday. Brisbane
has a great climate providing bright sunny days that can also be enjoyed
on the beach being just a short drive south to the Gold Coast or north
to the Sunshine Coast.
provides you with fabulous opportunities to enjoy the typical Australian
flavor. A Brisbane river cruise is a great way to enjoy the bounties of
nature upclose. You can spend a whole day site seeing and cruising down
the river or just taking a quite riverside walk enjoying the city's architecture
and skyline. Between the months of June to November take a cruise and witness
the humpback whales on their annual migration trip passing by Morton Bay.
not to be missed on a visit to Brisbane include Mt Coot-tha Lookout offering
a spectacular vista of the city. South Bank is another place to visit for
100% entertainment. It provides the perfect setting to put all your worries
at bay and just relax whether you decide to enjoy the beauty of nature
or just watch a cinema and pamper your taste buds. The Roma Street Parklands
offer beautiful theme gardens and the City Botanic Gardens is also beautiful
to stroll through, in the centre of the city showing nature at its best.
experience with wild life can be had at the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary at
Fig Tree Pocket( the largest koala sanctuary in the world) where one can
see the wildlife of Australia and also enjoy the opportunity of feeding
a kangaroo or hugging a koala.
the evening at any of the wonderful restaurants in Brisbane catering to
all palates and provide mouth watering cuisine.
has a wonderful package for all you shoppers as well. Every range of fashion,
homewares, gifts jewellery and more can be found at Queensplaza, Broadway
on the Mall, The Myer Centre or the Brisbane or City Arcade.
are a number of resorts and hotels providing accommodation to suit all
tastes and budgets. Come along and enjoy the sights, the sunshine and all
with the coast and theme parks just a stones throw away.
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HOTELS IN BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA:
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Western Airport Hacienda Motel, Brisbane
Set in one acre of landscaped
gardens and conveniently close to both transport and entertainment centres
of Brisbane, this attractive hotel is ideal for both business and leisure
travellers. Situated on the Gateway motorway, Airport Hacienda Motel
is only 5 kilometres from the Brisbane Airport. The hotel is 6 kilometres
from the town centre and is within easy walking distance from the Racecourse
Street, Entertainment Centre, ANZ Stadium and Bretts Wharf. The hotel
offers a variety of guest rooms, with each of them having a small private
balcony and equipped with all the modern conveniences. Guests can
enjoy a variety of Italian and Australian cuisine at the onsite restaurant.
During leisure, guests can unwind themselves in the sauna, play tennis
or take a cool dip in the pool.
Riverview Hotel, Brisbane
This is a charming and friendly
hotel that offers unsurpassed service and comfortable accommodation to
make you feel at home. Located by the river at Hamilton, Brisbane
Riverview Hotel is close to the airport precinct as well as the Gateway
Arterial Bridge between the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast. The property
is just 6 minutes drive from the CBD and is near the shopping centres,
theatres, sporting venues and Chinatown. The Brisbane Riverview is the
closest hotel to the new Brisbane Cruise Terminal Portside, which is approximately
a 5-minute drive away. The hotel features 90 spacious and well-appointed
guestrooms that are equipped with several modern amenities. Overlooking
the Brisbane River, the in-house restaurant proposes a casual and innovative
at Lennons (The), Brisbane
Chifley at Lennons is a
perfect base to discover Brisbane and the team at the property are always
looking for ways to delight you to make your stay pleasurable. Chifley
at Lennons is ideally located in the Queen Street Mall and right in the
heart of the CBD. Just a short and pleasant stroll away, you can find the
convention centre, South Bank Parklands, Queensland Art Gallery and Brisbane
Botanical Gardens. The 154 air-conditioned bedrooms are equipped with numerous
in-room amenities. Chefs The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch
and dinner and the cocktail bar is open daily from noon until closure.
The recreational facilities provided are spa, sauna and swimming pool.
Featuring an elegant decor
and a warm hospitality, Holiday Inn Brisbane welcomes you for an unforgettable
vacation. Holiday Inn Brisbane is a perfect destination to take advantage
of all that Brisbane has to offer. Conveniently located adjacent to the
Brisbane Transit Centre and only a short walk to the central business district,
theatres and major shopping mall. The hotel offers 191 comfortable
guest rooms that are well equipped with numerous standard amenities.
Holiday Inn Brisbane offers some great places to unwind and enjoy Australian
cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy a drink at the Queenslander
Bar or experience the lively atmosphere of MJ's Restaurant and Bar with
relaxed contemporary dining.
Grand Chancellor, Brisbane
Conveniently located in
a quiet area of the CBD, the hotel is set upon the highest point of the
city the hotel and features breathtaking views of the city. A short stroll
will lead you into the heart of the city, with its malls and shopping or
to South Bank, Queensland Performing Arts Centre and Museum or down town
to the Treasury Casino. The hotel has 180 tastefully appointed guestrooms
with all the modern amenities to provide you with complete comfort. Most
of the rooms have private balconies offering beautiful views of the surroundings.
The relaxed dining ambiance of Frescos Restaurant is popular with tourists,
business clients and the locals alike. The style of food is contemporary
with ingredients sourced from local Queensland suppliers and a variety
of dishes to suit most tastes.
Hotel Ibis is ideally suitable
for travellers who want to enjoy scenic Brisbane in such a fantastic location.
Centrally located, this property is within walking distance from the Performing
Arts Complex, South Bank Parklands, Brisbane Convention Centre, Queen Street
Mall and Treasury Casino. The hotel is just 20 minutes drive from Brisbane
International and Domestic Airport and a 5 minute walk from the Roma Street
Transit Centre. There are 218 guestrooms that are well appointed
with a basic range of modern amenities to make your stay comfortable.
Guests can dine at the onsite restaurant that serves a wide variety of
cuisine or relax with friends and family at the cosy bar.
With friendly staff, meticulously
clean rooms and relaxed, casual atmosphere, the Marque Hotel Brisbane is
the perfect choice for business and leisure travellers alike. Ideally located
in the heart of the city, adjacent to the Treasury Casino and a minute
walk to the Brisbane River, the Marque Hotel offers easy access to the
best that Brisbane has to offer. Its central location makes it the ideal
base from which to explore some of Brisbane's biggest attractions, including
the Queen and Ann Street shopping precincts, South Bank Parklands, trendy
Fortitude Valley and iconic sporting venues such as The Gabba and Suncorp
Stadium. The Marque Hotel Brisbane is a collection of 99 air conditioned
rooms and suites equipped with a host of modern amenities. Tempt
your tastebuds at the 103 Marque Restaurant with Classic French and Asian
Whether you are on a business
trip or travelling on a leisure holiday, Mercure Hotel Brisbane greets
you with a smile, offers attentive service and understands your needs.
Located in the heart of Brisbane, the property offers spectacular views
of the river and Southbank Parklands. The hotel is only a few minutes walk
to the city's busy Queen Street Shopping Mall. The hotel features
194 comfortable guestrooms, with some offering views over the river.
Guests can enjoy food and beverages at the in-house restaurant and bar.
During leisure, guests can simply laze around the outdoor swimming pool
or explore the surrounding areas.
Hotel Tower Mill, Brisbane
Metro Hotel Tower Mill provides
the perfect location for business travellers, families and holiday makers.
Located on the edge of the city centre, Metro Hotel Tower Mill Brisbane
overlooks Wickham Park and a heritage listed convict-built mill. Take and
easy ten minute stroll through the parklands to Brisbane Town Hall, Queen
Street Mall, Southbank parklands or the history Treasury Casino. The hotel
is also located in the heart of Brisbane's medical precinct, adjacent to
Brisbane Private Hospital (Holy Spirit) and numerous medical centres.
The hotel offers 80 air-conditioned guestrooms, most with their own private
walkout balconies to enjoy the panoramic views of Brisbane city and surrounding
suburbs. Guests can dine at the new Mill restaurant which is opened
daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Offering modern comfort,
a unique feeling of spaciousness and exceptional facilities, Novotel Hotel
Brisbane is an ideal place for both business and leisure travellers.
Located in the city centre, the property has convenient access to major
modes of transport. The Queen Street Mall, Riverside Markets and Casinos
are only a short walk away. The hotel has 296 rooms that are comfortable,
well furnished and equipped with modern facilities. The onsite Cilantro
Restaurant serves international cuisine in a cosy ambience, while the in-house
bar is an ideal place to relax and enjoy a refreshing drink. During
leisure, guests can take a cool dip in outdoor pool, work out at the fitness
centre or relax at the sauna.
Hidden Vale Lockyer Valley, near Brisbane
Surrounded by mountains,
valleys and many examples of the colonial past, Peppers Hidden Vale provides
the perfect setting to escape the pressure of city life. This elegant
property is situated on a 10,000 acre working cattle station near the town
of Grandchester and is sited just 60 minutes drive south-west of Brisbane
on the Cunningham Highway. Guests are offered 30 comfortable and
well-appointed rooms that are uniquely decorated in country themes, most
with sweeping views of the valley from verandas and some with fireplaces.
Cotton's Restaurant and Bar offers fine dining and gourmet cuisine in a
relaxing and intimate atmosphere with beautiful views over the surrounding
valley and mountain ranges. The innovative menu highlights fresh produce
that South East Queensland is famed for, matched with a superb wine list.
Hotel Brisbane, (The)
An excitement filled holiday
or a relaxing getaway, the choice is yours at The Point Hotel Brisbane,
one of the city's newest and most contemporary hotels. Nestled at
the south entrance to the Story Bridge in the riverside suburb of Kangaroo
Point, The Point is central to all Brisbane has to offer, including arts,
sports, entertainment, culture and cuisine. The hotel is ideal for business
and leisure travellers due to its central location, as well as latest services
and amenities. The Point Hotel boasts a wide range of accommodation
types to suit different needs of the discerning guests. The property
operates a cafe and bar that is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The
lunch and dinner menus offer modern Australian dishes, showcasing the country's
diversity of flavours, colours and textures.
Picture a place surrounded
by leafy parklands, amazing views yet a stones throw from the hub of Brisbane's
city centre, a haven where business and pleasure can be combined in harmony
without compromise, an environment that commands innovation and promises
rejuvenation. The place is Terraces On Wickham. Terraces On Wickham
is located opposite the Roma Street Parklands, offering a pleasant and
quiet environment with spectacular city views and is within a short stroll
to downtown business, shopping, dining and entertainment districts of Brisbane
City, which offers its guests the convenience to the amenities the city
of Brisbane has to offer. The guest rooms are exceptionally spacious
and all feature private walk out balconies, individually controlled air
conditioning, pay per view movies, and a roomy bathroom. The Gazebo Restaurant
& Bar experience encompasses many flavours and many moods.
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