Brisbane Hotels

Accommodations in Brisbane Part 1

Brisbane is a bustling city with many different options for accommodations. From business travellers coming in solo, to hosting large conferences, to families or couples on a family getaway or honeymoon, or friends travelling backpack style Brisbane has options for all traveller types. From budget motels, to five star resorts, to conference hotels, Brisbane has it all. Executive Coach Charters provides transportation to and from all Brisbane accommodation types for groups of 2 or more.


Whether you need a minibus for a small group airport transfer, or a fleet of luxury liners for conference transport we can help. With your transportation quote our logistics staff are more than happy to assist you in finding an appropriate accommodation, however in the meantime here is a brief glance at the many different types of accommodations available in Brisbane.


The Best Conference Hotels in Brisbane

There are so many conference facilities available in Brisbane it is hard to pick the best. Here in no particular order are five of the best conference facilities in Brisbane. The Sofitel Luxury Hotel Brisbane Central is located right above Central Train Station. This amazing hotel can host a cocktail function for up to 1100 delegates, with exceptional luxury. They have full 2D and 3D floor plans available to suit any need. They have an onsite spa for relaxing after a hard days work, and the rooms have luxury accommodations that even the most discerning business traveller will appreciate.


In the heart of central Brisbane is another jewel of a conference facility. The Royal on the Park has a Grand Ballroom that can seat 400 guests banquet style. The 8 rooms can be used to suit groups of 4-800 with many different styles. There are facilities available to host expos, or training seminars, or full blown black tie affairs. There are a number of rooms available for guests staying in the same facility from deluxe rooms to Spa Suites, there is a wide variety of amenities available.


For those that value unique design that is stunning, modern, and elegant then the Hotel Grand Chancellor is your only choice. Trade Shows, gala dinners, conferences, weddings, school formals, and special events for 5 to 1000 people the Grand Chancellor has 11 different spaces to choose from. Many of them have natural light and gorgeous views of the parks below. This hotel is actually at the highest point in the Brisbane CBD giving it a unique vantage point all its own.


An excellent choice for groups of up to 600 is Rydges Brisbane. With a variety of meeting rooms, and rooms for special events. Rydges spent $12 million recently refurbishing and upgrading their conferencing facilities. Their events staff have won awards and the conference concierge service is fabulous.


The largest hotel and conference facility is the newly refurbished Pullman Brisbane King George Square. Pullman’s specializes in large events. They have meeting facilities, 3D conference rooms, and special events. The floorplans are versatile, and up to date with the latest technology. For large events the staff here have the experience to execute.


The Best Guest Houses in Brisbane

A short 30 minute drive north to Brisbane QLD you will find yourself in a tranquil area so relaxing you may very well forget you are in Brisbane altogether. The Mt. Cotton Retreat specializes in rejuvenation retreats, and nature retreats. Enjoy lush grounds, hiking trails, blooming flowers, singing birds and lovely rooms. Ideal for small groups. Amazing team building atmosphere for corporate retreats, or makes an amazing reward for employees that have gone above and beyond.


The polar opposite to the Mt. Cotton Retreat would be the CityLink Accommodation in Toowong. Right near Suncorp stadium only 3km from the CBD, with a small pool, location which is close to many attractions, and student packages available with monthly and weekly discounted rates this is a backpackers dream.


Even closer to the centre of everything is the Bowen Terrace Guesthouse. Walking distance to cafes, restaurants, art galleries, Brisbane’s New Farm Park, and more. Bowen Terrace has 4 bed dorm rooms, doubles, singles, family ensuites, and a queen ensuite choice. The choices at Bowen are incredibly diverse and suit many traveler types.


For the traveller that needs to be in the heart of the city but wants the feel of a country sanctuary Heal House lives up to its name. This beautiful traditional home is inviting with its circular drive and stunning architecture. No detail is left to chance. Enjoy reading or writing in one of the reading nooks, or spend time on the verandah overlooking New Farm Park. For those that work hard and need to relax Heal House is a perfect choice.


A guesthouse for backpackers the Kookaburra Inn near inner Spring Hill has a peaceful atmosphere in the heart of Brisbane. For peace and quiet on a budget travellers have been returning to Kookaburra Inn for years.


Brisbane’s hotel selection is as diverse as the people that visit. From backpacking students on holiday or study trips, to business executives hosting international seminars, to local companies hosting conferences or expos, there are so many needs. This article begins our accommodation recommendations for Brisbane with Conference Hotels and Guesthouses. In our next article we will give our suggestions for the Best Family Friendly Hotels in Brisbane, and the Best Bed & Breakfasts in Brisbane.


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