With its idyllic coastal proximity, pleasant sub-tropical climate, and sophisticated urban flair, Brisbane is a city always on the move. Whether it’s taking in a show or exhibit at one of the many museums and performing arts venues, enjoying a meal at a top-notch river-front bistro or taking in the many outdoor activities and attractions, Brisbane’s list of things to see and do is endless.
This thriving capital city is situated along the banks of the Brisbane River. The winding waterway is the city’s predominant geographical feature, and Brisbane with all its scenic beauty, takes full advantage of the setting. Breathtaking river front parks and botanical gardens decorate the attractive cityscape while river walks provide a serene thoroughfare around the city. With five-star hotels, some of the best shopping found in Australia and an exciting, urbane nightlife scene, a trip to Brisbane is sure to be a memorable one.
Where to stay in Brisbane
Brisbane hotels are as urbane and sophisticated as the city itself. With a tempting selection of luxury high rise hotels and trendy boutique inns, there are plenty of stimulating properties in which to enjoy an extravagant weekend or five-star Brisbane holiday.
The city centre offers a wide range of internationally known hotel brands including Hilton, Stamford, Sofitel, Sheraton, Marriott and NEXT while several Australian and locally owned hotels add to the delightful mix. The vibrant city fringe neighbourhoods of New Farm and Fortitude Valley feature upscale boutique hotels with a more intimate and personal feel. Infused with vibrant colours, lavish rooms and swank restaurants, bars and lounges, these stylish hotels offer a memorable experience.
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