Centred along the Brisbane River, for which the city was named, with its eastern suburbs lining the shores of Morton Bay lies Brisbane, the large capital city of Queensland. Spurs of the Herbert Taylor Range have made the region quite hilly.
The humid, subtropical climate (resulting in hot, humid summers and dry, moderately warm winters) has made the city a popular tourist destination for both local and international tourists year round.
Many people choosing motel accommodation in Brisbane take one of the several cruises that are available down the river. There is an array of different packages available that will make your experience one to remember, including: lunch or dinner, informative commentary about the history of the region, and a visit to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary (the world’s first and largest).
Booking cheap accommodation in Brisbane will also allow you to enjoy some of the best beaches in the country, regardless of the time of year. Find a free place on the sand and take in some rays, play with your children in the surf under the watchful eye of the lifeguards or venture out a little further and try your hand at surfing (if the waves are any good).
With so much to see and do, it is understandable that many tourists are interested in budget motels in Brisbane. Our motor inns and hotel-motels are also in close proximity to many of the city’s most popular amenities.
It’s easy to find a comfortable and affordable hotel in Brisbane, as there are just so many to choose from. ARRA Hotels can help you to choose accommodation based on the reason for your visit, whether it be a family holiday or for business.
Cheap accommodation in Brisbane will ensure that you are close by to major arterials, public transport, dining, nightlife and many of the attractions that the city is famous for. Leave the car at home for a hassle-free holiday!
International and interstate tourists usually arrive in Brisbane via plane – it is actually the closest airport for international visitors to Australia. It is then a short 20 minute drive or train ride into the CBD. Choosing hotels in Brisbane that are close by to the airport can ensure easy access.
Cruising is also quite popular in the region, with the Portside Wharf welcoming most of the cruise liners that pass through. Choose from cruises around Australia, New Zealand and on into international waters.
Getting to and from budget motels in Brisbane is made easy with their vast public transport system. Buses, ferries and trains are accessible with a ‘Go Card’, whilst Green Cabs currently only run on weekends. Taxi ranks can be found at the airport and in strategic locations throughout the city.
Once you’ve booked hotels in Brisbane, it is time to start planning all of the attractions that you would like to visit whilst here. The good news is that there are plenty of things to see and do for people of all ages during your stay.
The theme parks are probably one of the biggest attractions of the region. Travel to Dreamworld, WhiteWater World, Movie World and Wet’n’Wild Water World will take you around 45 minutes by car, whilst travel to Sea World will take you around an hour. Shuttles and public transport are available.
If you enjoy getting outside, a hotel in Brisbane will provide you with ample opportunity. Take a walk through one of the many parks, see the city by bicycle, try your hand at bushwalking or swim at the South Bank Street Beach.
With a range of free and affordable activities right on your doorstep, motel accommodation in Brisbane is the perfect way to keep the kids entertained. The Cultural Centre at South Bank, Wynnum Wading Pool, New Farm Park and Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens are always worth a visit.
If sport is more your thing, cheap accommodation in Brisbane is close by to The Gabba, Suncorp Stadium and other major sporting venues. Cheer on your team in rugby union, rugby league, soccer, cricket, AFL, netball or baseball.
As most hotels in Brisbane will only provide you with very basic cooking facilities (such as a toaster or a microwave), it should be noted that restaurants and eateries are only a short distance away (by foot or by car).
Brisbane has become known as one of Australia’s most pleasant cities to visit – dissected by the lovely Brisbane river, there’s easy access to the beautiful coast.
When planning a holiday, it’s understandable that you’ll want to get the most bang for your buck wherever possible.