Published on : Thursday, December 14, 2017
There has never been a more exciting time to visit Brisbane. With nine new hotels opening their doors in the past 18 months and six stunning properties to be completed in 2018 Brisbane is positioned as one of Australia’s fastest growing leisure destinations.
Hotels are more than just soft pillows and room service – read on to discover the city’s new precincts, social playgrounds and meeting spaces that will redefine Brisbane in the years to come.
Holiday Inn Express Brisbane Central | now open
The brand new 226-room Holiday Inn Express opened in 2017 and is perfectly situated minutes from the city centre. Designed with business travellers and value-conscious visitors in mind, the hotel offers free and fast Wi-Fi, a business centre, gym and grab and go food facilities.
FV by Peppers | now open
Redefining a business or leisure stay with modern apartment-style accommodation and opulent facilities, FV by Peppers offers a new level of understated luxury in Brisbane with a choice of beautifully appointed, spacious one and two bedroom apartments with expansive views.
Pullman and Ibis Brisbane Airport | now open
After much anticipation Brisbane Airport’s award-winning precinct welcomes a new 5 and 3.5 star property in Pullman and Ibis Brisbane Airport. Perfect for visitors in transit, the new property also offers state-of-the-art conference facilities.
W Hotel, Brisbane City | March 2018
Forming part of the new “Brisbane Quarter” precinct at 300 George Street in the city centre, the W Brisbane promises to deliver a new level of style and sophistication offering two levels of world-class dining and luxury retail shopping.
Emporium Hotel, South Bank | May 2018
The Emporium Hotel in Fortitude Valley continues to rake in the awards – so we expect big things from its sibling south of the river. Part of the $590 million mixed-use Southpoint development, this ultra-luxurious 5 star hotel will feature a rooftop infinity pool and sky deck that overlooks the city. Heaven.
Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane, George St | May 2018
TFE Hotels will open the beautiful new Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane in a restored heritage building at 171 George Street in February 2018. It will have 220 apartments, and a signature restaurant and bar in the vast ground floor lobby space, which celebrate its Art Deco origins.
Novotel South Bank | 2018
Novotel’s newest property on Cordelia Street will sit across the road from the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, making it a top choice for business travellers and conference delegates when it opens in 2018. The 238-room hotel will feature all the mod cons, including barista-made coffee at breakfast.
Westin Brisbane | 2018
Soon to be opening at 111 Mary Street the new 5-star mixed-use Westin Brisbane will have 286 rooms featuring a podium level pool with swim-up bar, 24-hour business centre, gym and restaurant precinct.
The Calile, James St | 2018
Located in the heart of the leafy boutique shopping strip of James Street, The Calile will have 178 luxury hotel rooms including a podium level “urban oasis” featuring a pool, cabanas, day spa, dining and fitness centre.
Art Series Howard Smith Wharves | 2018
A game-changing lifestyle, dining and tourism destination, Howard Smith Wharves will be home to Brisbane’s second Art Series hotel when it opens in late 2018. The 164-suite hotel will illustrate cutting-edge design hugging the contours of the Fortitude Valley cliffs and blending in to the natural surrounds.
Queen’s Wharf Development | 2022
Yes, it will be a while before the massive Queen’s Wharf Development gets underway but it will reshape the City of Brisbane. It will feature five brand-new hotels, three residential towers, a new pedestrian bridge over the river, a 1500+ seat theatre, an iconic attraction called the ARC Deck that will straddle four of the buildings, and much, much more – watch this space.