The Best Hotels In Brisbane

Brisbane is a both a business centre and an international tourist destination and consequently has a plethora of hotels and accommodation options. Whether you are looking for a hotel in the Brisbane CBD with excellent business facilities or a luxury Brisbane hotel with views of the Brisbane River, there is a wide range of accommodation to choose from.

Luxury Brisbane Hotels

There are over 50 hotels in Brisbane that fall into the luxury bracket, but some offer extras that make them stand out from the pack. Spicers Balfour Hotel is one of these; located in the New Farm area, the hotel only has 9 rooms and looks more like a classic Queenslander home than a hotel. Once you enter the doors of the hotel you will be pleasantly surprised by the stylish decor and quirkily unique finishes. The room rates all include a fully cooked breakfast from the a la carte menu and the rooms offer surprise finishing touches such as heated towel rails, Nespresso coffee machines and fluffy white bathrobes. The staff are exceptionally welcoming and accommodating and guests will find that no request is too difficult. The rooms are not large, but the extra special touches make up for this and ensure a stay to remember. The Marriott Hotel Brisbane, rated 5 stars, is another hotel worthy of a mention. Rooms all have a luxurious feel with marble bathrooms, plush decor and luxury bedding, and the hotel staff are attentive and efficient. The hotel boasts a library, executive lounge, and a range of chic bars and restaurants. The opulent surroundings provide a truly luxurious experience.

Family Brisbane Accommodation

Not all hotels were created equal when it comes to suitability for families. Nowadays, many families prefer the convenience of self contained accommodation when choosing somewhere to stay. The Quay West Suites Brisbane meets this criterion, offering one, two and three bedroom apartments along with executive suites. The rooms are modern and spacious and the hotel pool is resort style with a shallow area ideal for young children. There is also a kids menu available at the excellent McMahons restaurant. The four star Wellington Apartment Hotel is another hotel offering serviced apartments in Brisbane ideal for families. The decor is fresh and the rooms are spacious and well appointed, and all have kitchenettes and balconies or courtyards. Located in the picturesque Kangaroo Point area, the Wellington Apartment Hotel offers good quality, convenient accommodation.

Budget Brisbane Accommodation

For those restricted by budget, there is still a good selection of quality Brisbane hotels to choose from, as long as you're realistic. The Bowen Terrace International Accommodation offers rooms starting at only $31 a night. Located in the New Farm area, the hotel is within walking distance of shops, restaurants and the CBD. Rooms range from private rooms to dorm accommodation and there are share facilities including bathrooms, a kitchen and a common room. Decor is basic but the staff is friendly and the amenities are clean. Kingsford Riverside Inn is another hotel in the budget range that is consistently good value. Although the rooms are basic, the location is great and the staff is helpful. The lovely views of the Brisbane River are a pleasant unexpected bonus for an property in this price range.

Best Business Hotels in Brisbane

The extremely cool and trendy Emporium Hotel in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley tops the list when it comes to the best business hotels in Brisbane. The decor is out of this world fashionable, and the bar and restaurant are trendy beyond compare. The 24 hour business centre offers internet access and there are secretarial services available for guests. To ensure a good night's sleep the ˜Exquisite Sleeps' menu features seven pillow options. Twenty four hour reception, complimentary newspapers and overnight valet laundry services are just a few of the services designed to make business travellers comfortable. The Sebel & Citigate King George Square Brisbane also rates highly with business and leisure travellers alike. The rooms at the Sebel & Citigate are modern and spacious and the beds are extremely comfortable. Room service is fast and the meals are tasty and fresh, while the hotel restaurant is of an international standard and offers a superb buffet breakfast from 6am on weekdays. The hotel has extensive business and conference facilities and is a popular choice as a Brisbane conference venue.