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Where to stay in Brisbane, Australia? Brisbane Hotels | Digital Nomad’s Guide

Brisbane is one of Australia’s most pleasant cities, with a subtropical climate, numerous parks and many cultural attractions. Being smaller than Sydney and Melbourne, it’s easy to choose where to stay in Brisbane.

The city offers a good variety of hotels and aparthotels, with prices to suit all budgets. In terms of neighborhoods, the best are:

  • Central Business District (CBD);
  • Fortitude Valley;
  • South Bank.

Where to stay in Brisbane

Hotels in central Brisbane

CBD. Source: City Council on Flickr

O Central Business District (CBD) is the best place to stay in Brisbane, particularly for first-time travelers to the city, even more so for those without a car.

The CBD has easy access to the airport, allows you to visit several tourist attractions and has many restaurants and shops, in addition to being a very beautiful area.

For those who like perfect tourist facilities and good hotels, the Central Business District is the best alternative on where to stay in Brisbane.

Check out the best hotels in central Brisbane below:

  • Ibis Styles Brisbane Elizabeth Street: double room starting at AUD 100. Ibis Styles Brisbane Elizabeth Street is one of the best value for money budget options. The hotel has an excellent location, beautiful views of the region and good rooms. In the same price range, there is the Meriton Suites Herschel Streetwith high quality, but closer to the train station, which can bring noise.
  • The Sebel Brisbane: studio from AUD 120 per night. The Sebel Brisbane is a super centrally located aparthotel. The accommodations have classic decor, but are well structured.
  • Capri by Fraser Brisbane: studio from AUD 140 per night. Capri by Fraser Brisbane is a great Brisbane hotel choice with modern rooms. The location also stands out and the hotel is highly praised. In the same price range, but more classic, there is the Royal Albert Hotel.
  • Hilton Brisbane: double room from AUD 160 per night. The Hilton Brisbane is a good choice of upscale hotel in Brisbane, the hotel being classically decorated.
  • Next Hotel Brisbane: double room starting at AUD 180. The Next Hotel Brisbane is one of best hotels in Brisbane, undoubtedly. The hotel is modern, well decorated and in a great location. Another excellent hotel, in the same price range, is the Egg Inchcolm Brisbane.
Where to stay in Brisbane, Australia

Accommodation at the Next Hotel Brisbane. Source: Booking

For budget travelers who want to stay close to the CBD, there is the neighborhood of Spring Hillwhere it is possible to find inns and hotels with good prices and the distance to the center is short.

An economical inn and very close to the center is the Annie’s Shandon Inn, with double room with shared bathroom from 65 AUD. The inn has classic decor and great prices for the region.

already the inn Kookaburra Inn offers double room with shared bathroom from 75 AUD. The Kookaburra Inn is more modern, but simple.

In Spring Hill, there are also good hotels, such as the Mantra Richmont Hotel, with double room from 100 AUD; it’s the Motel on Gregory (RFH on Gregory), with studio from 125 AUD.

Hotels in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

Where to stay in Brisbane, Australia

Tryp Fortitude Valley Accommodations. Source: Booking

Although the CBD concentrates the best hotels and is the preferred place to stay, there are other neighborhoods in Brisbane that are worth it, such as Fortitude Valley.

Fortitude Valley is a entertainment point of the city, with the best clubs, besides being a beautiful neighborhood. If the traveler is looking for a cooler place to stay, Fortitude Valley is worth it. Also, the neighborhood is close to the CBD.

Below are good lodgings in Fortitude Valley, with suggestions for all budgets:

  • Amelia Hotel: double room with shared bathroom from 65 AUD. The Amelia Hotel is an inn and not a hotel, being an economical and simple option.
  • Direct Hotels – Pavilion and Governor on Brookes: 1 bedroom apartment from AUD 110 per night. Direct Hotels – Pavilion and Governor on Brookes is one of the best value aparthotels in Fortitude Valley. The accommodations are spacious, modern and have beautiful views.
  • Rydges Fortitude Valley: double room from AUD 120 per night. Rydges Fortitude Valley is a good option for those looking for a traditional hotel with good-sized accommodations.
  • Tryp Fortitude Valley: double room from AUD 140. Tryp Fortitude Valley is the best hotel in the area and one of the best hotels in Brisbane. Tryp Fortitude Valley is modern, well located and with great service. In the same price range, there is the Alex Perry Hotel & Apartmentsideal for those looking for studios and apartments.
  • The Valley Brisbane: double room from AUD 160 per night. For those looking for a more classic upscale hotel, The Valley Brisbane is a quality option on where to stay in Brisbane.

Hotels in South Bank, Brisbane

Where to stay in Brisbane, Australia

Arena Apartments accommodations. Source: Booking

South Bank is a great neighborhood when it comes to more tranquility, but without being too far from the center. The neighborhood is just a 15-minute walk from the center. There is no shortage of restaurants, shops and places to enjoy the night.

As in the South Bank there are several aparthotels and the neighborhood is quieter, families with children usually like the region.

Check below good hotels in South Bank:

  • Arena Apartments: studio from AUD 125. Arena Apartments has modern apartments, at a good price and in a suitable location, being an interesting alternative for families.
  • Novotel Brisbane South Bank: Double room from AUD 130 per night. Novotel Brisbane South Bank is a very well located and modern hotel, being the best of the Novotel chain in Brisbane. In the same price range, there is the Swiss-Belhotel South Bank Brisbane.
  • Ivy Eve Apartments: 1 bedroom apartment from AUD 150 per night. For families with children, Ivy Eve Apartments is a great alternative on where to stay in Brisbane. In the same price range, there is the classic Rydges South Bank Brisbanewhich is a hotel and not an aparthotel.

Map with the best hotels in Brisbane

Check the map for the location of all hotels in Brisbane mentioned in this post. Click on the “arrow button” to access the legend.

Another hosting tip is to use the Airbnb website for renting rooms, studios or apartments. Using the our Airbnb link (click here)you get a credit of R$ 130 to use on your first hosting on the site.

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We hope the tips on where to stay in Brisbane have been helpful in planning your trip!

Have a good trip, traveller!

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