Five Great Guest Houses in Brisbane

scenery picture of brisbaneIf you are travelling to Brisbane there is no shortage of wonderful accommodations to suit all interests and budgets.  We have take away some of the guess work and we have narrowed the possibilities down to 5 of the best Guest Houses around.  Whether you are backpacking and looking to BBQ your own food, or you want fully catered meals delivered to your room, or you want to get off the beaten path and find someplace outside the city to relax we have an option for you.

Bowen Terrace Accommodation

The Bowen Terrace Accommodation is located near New Farm, a delightful artist colony filled with boutique shops and restaurants.  In the other direction you can walk to the Powerhouse.  Bowen Terrace has rooms available for singles or family ensuites ranging from 29 – 150 Aus Dollars.  There is a lovely swimming pool, communal kitchen, internet access, book exchange and laundry facilities.

Kookaburra Inn

Kookaburra Inn is great for business travellers, backpackers, and hospital visits.  Spend time in the beautiful outdoor gardens reading a book or barbecuing with friends.  It is walking distance to historic arcades, and modern shopping galleries like the Queen Street Mall. and Chinatown is merely a short stroll in the other direction.  Singles, doubles, or twin bedded double rooms are available ranging from 37-83 making this one of the most affordable boutique places on our list.  There is no pool but the gorgeous grounds and superb location more than make up for this.

 Swan Inn Bed & Breakfast

The Swan Inn Bed & Breakfast is a lovely converted home with two private suites.  It is walking distance to Royal Brisbane General Hospital, Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital, and Royal Children’s Hospital.  It is situated 3 km from the city center in Windsor suburb and is just a 10 minute ride to the city center.  Both suites feature queen size beds and prices are based on single or double occupancy 129-149 respectively.  There is no pool in this quiet converted home and the Garden Suite has a private kitchenette available.

City Link Guest House

The City Link Guest House is available for both short and long term guests making it ideal for students studying in Brisbane.  City Link is a short 3 km to the heart of Brisbane.  There are en suite rooms with a shared kitchen area, barbecue area, air conditioning, a lovely swimming pool and it is walking distance to Queen St. Mall and Wesley Hospital.  Weekly accommodations start at 220 dollars per week although they offer single nights stays and monthly options as well.

Mt. Cotton Retreat

If you are looking for a place to rejuvenate your mind body and soul then Mt Cotton Retreat is the place you need to visit.  Take a walk through the 20 hectare private koala reserve, sit by the lake, and enjoy the peaceful grounds and you will forget you are a mere 30 minutes away from Brisbane.  There are self contained pavilions, bed & breakfast style rooms and en suite rooms available.  Rooms have either singles or queen beds and prices range from 190-350 dollars.  Who needs a swimming pool with these grounds and the gorgeous lake!  Get in touch with nature.

Something for Everyone

That is our list of unique boutique accommodations for Brisbane.  Whatever your style, whatever your purpose one of these five is sure to please.

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