With its easy access to the Great Barrier Reef and other innumerable attractions, such as the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and the Steve Irwin Zoo, Brisbane is a much sought after Australian destination for families, backpackers, couples and solo travellers. Ideal for the extensive traveller group, its accommodations range from luxurious properties and understated boutique hotels to affordable budget inns, like the following:
Located at a 10-minute ride from Brisbane’s city centre and about 30 minutes from the airport, the classic looking Emporium is another popular choice for those looking for upscale and comfortable accommodations in Brisbane. It is conveniently housed in Fortitude Valley, which has an excellent profile of vibrant bars, restaurants and shops. Enjoy shopping and dining at one of the classy James Street Restaurants, all located in close proximity to Emporium.
Spicers Balfour Hotel
This gorgeous boutique property features nine stylish and urbanely luxurious rooms at one of the city’s most popular locations, between Fortitude Valley and the bustling New Farm shopping strip. It has a tiny day spa and is a 10-minute stroll away from the Brisbane River that serves as a perfect base for walks and cycling.
Sofitel Brisbane Central
Sofitel is a ritzy, glamorous and flamboyant five-star property. It has a striking looking pool, opulent interiors, a serene day spa and well-appointed rooms. The city’s foremost international property, it has constantly reinvented itself to stay ahead of the times. Sofitel Brisbane Central is housed right over the Central Station, ideal for those travelling via the city’s Airtrain.
Brisbane features a host of hotels that gives shelter to a variety of travellers. From the strikingly beautiful Spicers Balfour to the classic and well-connected Emporium Hotel to the glitzy Sofitel Brisbane Central, the city offers innumerable accommodation options for travellers seeking easily accessible and comfortable Brisbane hotels.