The Hotel: Econo Lodge City Star Brisbane
Stay only 2km from the CBD at the conveniently-located Econo Lodge City Star Brisbane. A range of restaurants, public transport options and the famous GABBA stadium are all within walking distance. The range of facilities on offer caters to families, corporate guests and groups. Take advantage of the venue as a meeting or event space for corporate functions.
Groupies settle into an Executive Room, Twin Room or Family Room, each featuring crisp linen, an en suite bathroom, air conditioning, bar-size fridge, ironing gear and hairdryer. Kick back at the end of a packed day in front of the LCD TV or catch up on the news using Wi-Fi. Brew a cup of the tea in the room before resting weary heads for a good night’s sleep. On your last day, snooze for longer with a late 12pm check-out.
- Bed size/type: One queen bed
- Maximum occupancy: Two people
- Bed size/type: One double bed and one single bed
- Maximum occupancy: Three people
- Bed size/type: One double bed and two single beds
- Maximum occupancy: Four people
The Area: Brisbane, QLD
The combination of balmy subtropical climate and cosmopolitan vibe makes Brisbane one of the most livable cities in the world. With golden beaches, boutique shopping, world-class galleries and a vibrant cafe culture on their doorstep, visitors to Australia’s third largest city have no shortage of things to see and do.
Stroll among the green lawns, Moreton Bay figs, pines and bamboos of the Botanic Gardens, Brisbane’s oldest park, where kids will love looking for possums on the riverside Mangrove Boardwalk at night. For a culture hit, check out the Queensland Art Gallery, one of the most acclaimed galleries in the country that regularly hosts international exhibitions. For even more glitz and glamour, take in a show at Queensland Performing Arts Centre or Brisbane Convention Centre or have a flutter at Treasury Casino.
For activities that get the blood pumping, head to Riverlife Adventure Centre to make the most of Brisbane’s river location by paddling around on a kayak or rock climbing up majestic cliffs overlooking the water. Shopaholics, too, are in paradise with the 700 stores of Queen Street Mall, or for edgier designs head to Elizabeth Street and discover some of Brisbane’s most promising up-and-coming designers. The combination of balmy subtropical climate and cosmopolitan vibe makes Brisbane one of the most liveable cities in the world. With golden beaches, boutique shopping, world-class galleries and a vibrant café culture on their doorstep, visitors to Australia’s third-largest city have no shortage of things to see and do.