Brisbane‘s boutique revolution is in full swing, and nowhere is this more evident than in the brilliantly boujie hotels that have popped up all over the city. Hotels in the CBD are an easy walk from most major attractions while luxury lodgings are also found in up-and-coming neighbourhoods.
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With its modern edge design, striking art by world acclaimed street artists, an iconic restaurant and a rooftop bar with city views; TRYP Fortitude Valley Hotel is Brisbane’s most exciting hotel stay.
Live it up in the Hotel King room, which has an outdoor terrace and jacuzzi spa with jets.
The Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane is heritage-listed Art Deco building that was formerly Queensland Government Savings Bank, which opened in 1922. With contemporary décor, the rooms are a choice of spacious studio, one, two and three-bedroom apartments.
The Calile (pronounced Kal-isle) is home to 175 beautiful guest rooms, including nine suites and two premier suites. It has a retro 1950s Miami vibe, with pink marble bathrooms and poolside cabanas.
There’s also a cosy library to chill out in and you can have city or pool views, with many rooms having cute private terraces.
Spicers Balfour Hotel is an award-winning boutique hotel just minutes from the Brisbane city centre. It feels like a luxury countryside retreat, yet the city and Fortitude Valley are just a 15 minute walk away.
Rooms have antique furniture and huge, plush beds while the pretty rooftop bar has great views of the Story Bridge.
The first five-star hotel to open in Brisbane City in 20 years, W Brisbane kickstarted the luxury hotel trend in the city in 2018.
With stellar views across the Brisbane River to South Bank and Mount Coot-tha, as well as three buzzing bars and restaurants, this is a great choice for a stylish weekend stay. Beautiful design and laidback Aussie vibes.
Just 30 minutes from Brisbane City, this pretty bushland resort is located on the grounds of Sirromet Winery, where you can dine on fresh, locally sourced produce, matched with award-winning wines.
Rooms are private wooden pavilions, with classic design and views of the green vineyards and roaming wallabies.
Ideally located in the heart of New Farm and within an easy stroll of the Brisbane Powerhouse, dining precincts of James Street, Fortitude Valley, New Farm and the CBD, Heal House is an urban oasis.
There’s just three luxury suites, so it’s a perfect laid back weekend getaway. Free standing bath tubs are a real highlight.