Brisbane is the capital of Queensland, Australia. It is also regarded as the country’s third most populous city, ranking behind Melbourne and Sydney. It lies between the Great Dividing Range and Moreton Bay, along the Brisbane River.
Locals know it as “Mian-Jin” which means “a place shaped as a spike”. It got its name from the governor of New South Wales, Sir Thomas Brisbane. Thus, the demonym of Brisbane is Brisbanite.
Brisbane is not far behind Melbourne and Sydney in drawing a tourist crowd. And it has its fair share of accommodating hotels to boost.
Sofitel Brisbane Grand Central
This hotel is located at 249 Turbot Street 4000 Brisbane, Australia. It is managed by Mr. Goran Aleksandrovski. It is near Eagle Street Pier, the city center, Convention Center and South Bank Parklands.
The hotel has a total of 429 guest rooms in its 30-story building. This is along with a heated rooftop pool, fitness center, spa, bars, restaurants and a nightclub. It also has 13 conference facilities that can accommodate up to 1,100 people, an outdoor pool, Day Spa Retreat and a gymnasium. Other facilities and amenities include concierge services, a car for hire service desk, dry cleaning and ironing services as well as a tourist information desk, currency exchange and porter services.
Those with toddlers and kids have the privilege to request for babysitting services. Furthermore, florists, nightclubs, discos, and salons are just close by.
Rendezvous Hotel Brisbane
This non-smoking hotel is located at 255 Ann Street Brisbane Queensland, Australia. Check-in time at the hotel is at 2 PM while check out time is at 11 AM. Should you have problems after your reservation, you need to contact the hotel at least 2 days before your supposed arrival. Hence, failure to do so will mean a 1-night cancellation fee that will be charged to credit cards like American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard, JCB, Visa, and Bankard.
Rendezvous Hotel has a total of 131 rooms. Guests are guaranteed with in-room dining, broadband Internet access, a guest library, babysitting services, currency exchange facilities and luggage storage. They also provide business services, 24hr room, and concierge services along with valet parking, handicap accessible rooms, express check-out, dry cleaning and laundry services.
This hotel is located at 190 Elizabeth Street Brisbane Queensland, Australia. Check in time is at 2 PM while check out time is at 11 AM.
Hilton Brisbane is only 440 yards off the Central Station and less than one mile from the Convention and Exhibition Center. It offers a 24-hour business center, heated pool, tennis court and Executive Lounge. Hence, the hotel is also famous for its Game on Bar, Atrium Restaurant and Below 7 Lounge Bar which serves cocktails and fine wines.
Other amenities and facilities of the hotel include a pool, biz center, fitness center, high-speed Internet access and handicap facilities along with meeting rooms, self-parking, valet parking, and whirlpools.
Although the hotel does not allow pets, its guestrooms have spectacular views of the city. For strolls and sightseeing activities, popular attractions in Brisbane include the Botanic Gardens, South Bank Parklands and the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary which are just 10 minutes away from the hotel.
It is no wonder why Brisbane has tourists drawn to it year after year. With the many exciting activities and establishments near its elegant hotels, Brisbane will never run out of guests.