Brisbane's Best Boutique Hotels

Brisbane’s best boutique hotels can be found in Brisbane CBD and inner city ring and make the perfect alternative to the ubiquitous hotel chains. Each has their own distinctive style, from 1920s heritage to quintessentially Queensland, funky modern design to the city’s first art hotel.

The New Inchcolm Hotel

This neo-Georgian hotel with 21st century comforts is all charm and class, blending old and new worlds seamlessly and boasting a 1920s style bar and intimate fine dining room...more

Spicers on Balfour

Brisbane’s most unique boutique hotel is housed in a converted Queenslander in a leafy inner city side street, with a wraparound verandah and courtyard for dining and tiny rooftop bar with views...more

TRYP Hotel

Brisbane’s first art hotel in an old Buffalo Club HQ has floors and façade adorned with street art, staff in designer tights, a hot burger joint in the basement and the Valley’s coolest rooftop bar...more

The Punthill

In a quiet back street of Spring Hill this apartment hotel mixes funky, vintage and cutting edge modern with guest badminton court, roof terrace pool and vintage style bikes for guest use...more

The Limes Hotel

The centre of all things hip and happening in the Valley, Limes Hotel boasts 21 uber chic cosy rooms, with a rooftop bar that hosts movie nights, has plunge pools and is party central for the cool set...more


A temple of modern glamour and chic with top notch amenities, The Emporium presides over an exclusive dining and shopping square and has its own destination cocktail bar...more

Macarthur Chambers

This elegant apartment hotel, where no two rooms are the same, sits on the cusp of Brisbane CBD’s high end shopping precinct, contains a museum with the wartime office of General Macarthur...more

Royal Albert Hotel

Leadlight doors and a secret wood panelled passage off a busy city street are the entrance to this quaint 1920s style apartment hotel which occupies a landmark historic ironmonger’s building...more

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Shared Connections is an exhibition of Indigenous artworks in public spaces
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Arthur Boyd: Landscape of the Soul

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