Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane's Central Business District is packed with fine eateries, al fresco cafes, fashion, entertainment and gardens. The Myer Centre offers an excellent range of shopping, while Conrad Treasury Casino provides 24 hour a day entertainment. The majestic Brisbane River meanders its way through the city area, providing the perfect opportunity for an escape to the City Botanic Gardens and a stroll along the river promenade. Build a sandcastle at Breaka Beach - the only inland beach in Australia, be awe struck by the IMAX theatre, or sit and watch the world pass by with a refreshing drink on the board walk. Brisbane, the 'City of Sun Days', is a clean, fresh and vibrant city. As Australia's only sub-tropical capital city, Brisbane offers all the excitement of a Big City but with a relaxing pace.

Brisbane has a limited range of motels, mainly in suburban locations. One chain, Metro Hospitality Group, has a presence, however most motels in Brisbane are independently operated. Star ratings and rates vary from motel to motel, depending on the location and amentities on offer. Most however, are around 3 star and have a pool. Many have their own restaurant and a cocktail bar. Almost all motels assist with arranging local tours. Some of the popular picks include Ryans on the River, a boutique motel at Kangaroo Point, the Ambassador Motel, on Highgate Hill and close to South Bank and the Queen Street Mall, the Aspley Motor Inn, 25 minutes north of the CBD, the Cleveland Motor Inn in historic Cleveland and just a few minutes from the shores of Moreton Bay. In addition to motels, Brisbane has an excellent range of other accommodation including hotels, serviced and holiday apartments, backpackers, hostels, campgrounds and caravan parks.

Other Choices
Ascot Motel
Flag Heritage Motel
Ambassador Motel

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Metro Inn Tower Mill

This popular midrange hotel/motel is a Brisbane landmark, and is one of the most popular accommodation choices in the city. Brilliant location with easy access to all that Brisbane has to offer. There are magnificent views, from many rooms, out over Wickham Park, the city, and the Brisbane River. The hotel/motel has a popular licensed restaurant and bar, which looks out over the city skyline. At ground floor level there's a range of seminar, conference, and meeting rooms. The hotel/motel has 80 rooms, and rates are usually competitive all year round.