Are you planning a holiday in Brisbane any time soon? Looking for some best-in-class accommodation options that offer panoramic views in the city? This city’s love of sparkling good times, standing on the base of the elegant Brisbane River has got to offer world-class hotels with charming views to soak up. Here are some of these Brisbane hotels to consider:
Hilton Brisbane is a contemporary, sophisticated and elegant 5-star hotel with chic interiors and appealing exterior. The clear modern lines set the bar high with additional facilities including a heated swimming pool and a tennis court. The rooms are quite spacious, whether we are talking about a standard one or the suite option, offering expansive views of the city skyline along with towering structures surrounding the area.
Imagine yourself waking up on a big comfy bed, followed by taking a shower in the tub, while soaking up the pleasant views! The bonus here is that the Vintaged Bar and Grill has a scenic setup, offering delectable cuisine, while the relaxed café on-site is good for some leisure time.
Royal on the Park Hotel
Located right at the edge of the Brisbane Botanic Gardens, the 1960s-themed Royal on the Park Hotel comes along with elegant and spacious old-fashioned rooms with satisfying views of the lush surroundings. The hotel is ideally located just three blocks from the heart of the city, and right across downtown from the picturesque riverside Botanic gardens. Far away from the hustle and bustle of the city, the peaceful setting amid the green spaces is a bliss.
The vintage structure dates back to the mid-20th century style, and the friendly staff is there to assist you in arranging a city tour. Rooms are bigger than the normal parameters and have garden or city views with glimpses of the river. Touches of brocade in the cushions and botanical prints on the walls add charm, while the floor-to-ceiling window offer panoramic views of the city skyline.
ibis Styles Brisbane Elizabeth Street
Suited for families and budget travellers of all pocket sizes, the ibis Styles Brisbane Elizabeth Street is full of vibrant colours set beautifully in a city centre location. Accessible to the Queen Street Mall and the Myer Centre, the hotel is near to most of the prime locations. The modern objects and artwork in the rooms accompanied with unmatched views of the city skyline is seducingly enticing, to say the least. Each of the floor is painted in bright colours – purple, blue, green and pink with an overall playful effect.
Apart from the scenic location, this budget hotel has exceptional hospitality services, with helpful staff members. Grab a cup of coffee or a glass of drink, and let your body calm down on the couch as you soak up the unparalleled views of the vicinity.
Brisbane Riverview Hotel
With its eclectic blend of vintage and contemporary design, the Brisbane Riverview Hotel enjoys a pristine riverside location on the main route of the city to the airport. This is a great option if you are looking to stay away from the city centre, yet a few distance away. Just behind the hotel is the prosperous suburb of Hamilton with scenic tree-lined streets and grand Queenslander houses.
Surrounded by palm trees, a free form swimming pool is the centre of attraction, which also includes equipped gym, spa and sauna. There are as many as 90 rooms, with the ones at the rear end of the hotel overlooking the pool and the scenic harness racing track of the Albion Park. From the front position, there are expansive views of the river in two directions, and at the night time the lightened Gateway Bridge converges at the mouth of river.
With spectacular views of the Southbank Parklands and the Brisbane River, the Mercure Brisbane is perfectly located right in the heart of the city. Featuring over 194 rooms, most of them offer riverside views, along with a bar, restaurant and a swimming pool. Queen Street Mall is at a walking distance from the hotel. The rooms have been recently refurbished to create a warm yet sophisticated space filled with bright colours, which is both comfortable and inviting. The room design resembling the Brisbane River is an ideal dose to the exterior views.
With an enigmatic modern design, the MRepublic Restaurant, Bar and Lounge houses a wide assortment of locally produced fresh cuisine and cocktails in a beautiful setting overlooking fantastic views of the Parklands and the river. Outdoor swimming pool, sauna and a modern gym are also available for the guests.
Overlooking the picturesque river on which the city stands, the Riverview Motel is located just off Kingsford Smith Drive. Rooms offer elegant riverside views, along with suite bathrooms and tea making facilities. Hot breakfasts and evening meals, which includes daily specials, is provided by the in-house chef to be enjoyed on the rooftop. For those interested in exceptional sightseeing, Hamilton is a great choice, known for its friendly locals and warm weather. You get full value of your money, better than most of the hotels in the city.
Mantra Terrace Hotel
Just a few minutes from the shopping haven of the Queen Street Mall, the Mantra Terrace Hotel is an elegant setting on the Astor Terrace. The sophisticated and stylish rooms have all the 5-star facilities that you would expect from such an affluent precinct. The onsite O Bar and Restaurant offers exceptional dining opportunities with excellent views to soak up. As you lay on the comfy bed with a soft linen cover, enjoy the lush greenery of the terrace and the scenery over Spring Hill. Many rooms have a dedicated private Juliette balcony, where you can set a working desk or a chair to enjoy the panoramic views of the surroundings.