The Hotel: Next Hotel Brisbane
Located in the centre of Brisbane and only steps from Queen Street Mall and Roma Street Parkland, Next Hotel Brisbane is an ideal place for business or leisure travellers to stay. Just across the Victoria Bridge are Queensland Art Gallery, the Wheel of Brisbane or the Museum and Sciencentre. Brisbane airport is just a short drive away.
The hotel houses 304 rooms that are well-appointed and fully equipped with contemporary amenities for the modern sojourner. Groupies may Work up a sweat at the 24-hour onsite fitness centre, cool off by taking a dip in the outdoor swimming pool and enjoy a bite at the hotel’s Lennons Restaurant.
- Bed size/type: 1 large double bed
- Standard occupancy: 2 adults
- Maximum occupancy: 2 adults with children under 2ys old (cot provided free of charge)
- Air-conditioned, features a desk and a 48-inch flat-screen TV with free satellite channels and free movies, an espresso coffee machine with free coffee, a minibar
The Area: Brisbane
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.
Stroll among the green lawns, Moreton Bay figs, pines and bamboo 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, which is one of the most acclaimed in the country and 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.