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Ibis Budget Brisbane Airport
2 out of 5
18 Navigator Place, Cnr. Nudgee Road, Hendra, QLD
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$56
per night
Apr 11 - Apr 12
3.7/5Good! (1,854 reviews)

"Nice clean and tidy property perfect for overnight stay"…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Ibis Budget Brisbane Airport
City Edge Brisbane Hotel
3 out of 5
63 Turbot Street, Brisbane, QLD
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$35
per night
Apr 12 - Apr 13
2.7/5 (442 reviews)

"Clean, Comfortable, Economical, and handy to Roma Station. I have been before, and will stay again when I need."…"

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

City Edge Brisbane Hotel
Ascot Budget Inn & Residences
2.5 out of 5
143 Nudgee Road, Ascot, QLD
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$46
per night
Apr 11 - Apr 12
3.9/5Good! (492 reviews)

"We are very happy to stay here, good location, near airports, bus station, train station, Woolworth and cole. Room very clean and tidy."…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Ascot Budget Inn & Residences
ibis Budget Windsor Brisbane
2 out of 5
159 Lutwyche Road, Windsor, QLD
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$44
per night
Apr 11 - Apr 12
3.7/5Good! (554 reviews)

"Stayed a few times now. Location very close to CBD Only draw back size of bathroom and toilet combination"…"

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

ibis Budget Windsor Brisbane
Astor Metropole Hotel
3.5 out of 5
193-197 Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill, QLD
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$39
per night
May 3 - May 4
3.8/5Good! (915 reviews)

"Morning staff at the reception is very helpful. He is really helping me. Nothing was a problem for him. Room is big and clean enough. I may come again. Thankyou."…"

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

Astor Metropole Hotel
George Williams Hotel Brisbane
4 out of 5
317 - 325 George Street, Brisbane, QLD
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$62
per night
Apr 16 - Apr 17
4/5Very Good! (649 reviews)

"Staff friendly, parking tricky, location convenient, room modern including bathroom"…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

George Williams Hotel Brisbane
Meriton Suites Herschel Street, Brisbane
5 out of 5
43 Herschel Street, Brisbane, QLD
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4.6/5Exceptional! (1,553 reviews)

"Amazing location near the train station, restaurants, shops and grocery stories. The beautiful suite contained everything you need for your home away from home."…"

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2020

Meriton Suites Herschel Street, Brisbane
Great Southern Hotel Brisbane
4 out of 5
103 George Street, Brisbane, QLD
$34
per night
Apr 12 - Apr 13
3.7/5Good! (2,772 reviews)

"Modernise hotel room. Dated room bathroom looked modern but room was not"…"

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2020

Great Southern Hotel Brisbane
Ibis Styles Brisbane Elizabeth Street
4 out of 5
40 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane, QLD
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$84
per night
Apr 16 - Apr 17
4.3/5Excellent! (2,115 reviews)

"Staff and cleanliness AWESOME just needs an expresso machine not instant coffee 😩"…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

Ibis Styles Brisbane Elizabeth Street
Prince of Wales Hotel
3.5 out of 5
100 Buckland Road, Nundah, QLD
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3.6/5Good! (313 reviews)

"Clean, tidy & friendly staff perfect for one night stay before airport"…"

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2019

Prince of Wales Hotel
Brisbane Manor Hotel
2 out of 5
555 Gregory Terrace, Fortitude Valley, QLD
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$34
per night
Apr 11 - Apr 12
3.4/5Good! (620 reviews)

"Every one was friendly n helpfully. N close to my appointment. Close to cafe"…"

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

Brisbane Manor Hotel
Hotel Grand Chancellor Brisbane
4 out of 5
23 Leichhardt St, Cnr Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill, QLD
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$62
per night
Apr 12 - Apr 13
4.3/5Excellent! (2,408 reviews)

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Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

Hotel Grand Chancellor Brisbane
Riverside Hotel Southbank
4 out of 5
20 Montague Road, South Bank, South Brisbane, QLD
$54
per night
Apr 12 - Apr 13
3.8/5Good! (2,147 reviews)

"Hotel is close to everything train station bus station south bank west end all the bridges to walk over river ferries and price was great"…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Riverside Hotel Southbank
Kingsford Riverside Inn
3 out of 5
114 Kingsford Smith Drive, Hamilton, QLD
$45
per night
Apr 12 - Apr 13
3.5/5Good! (332 reviews)

"I really liked the location. Very close to the river, and close to the boat service, into the heart of the city. Excellent walkway and bike path, along the river. A very adequate free breakfast was included in the price."…"

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2020

Kingsford Riverside Inn
Ingenia Holidays Taigum
3.5 out of 5
351 Beams Road, Taigum, QLD
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4.2/5Very Good! (1,199 reviews)

"Each villa is secluded from the others, Only one downside in summer, there is no fan or aircon in 2nd room. Even with the door to this room it is very hot to sleep in. (I borrowed a fan from my aunt for this room)"…"

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2020

Ingenia Holidays Taigum
Soho Brisbane
3.5 out of 5
333 Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill, QLD
$50
per night
Apr 12 - Apr 13
3.9/5Very Good! (950 reviews)

"Rather small petite room. Compact, but with the bare necessities to compliment the room. Balcony access - small but practical for 2 people. Location, close to City with free city bus circle route approx 06.30AM to 06.00PM weekdays. Bus comes around every 15mins. Stop at the door is very ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2020

Soho Brisbane
The Queensport Motel & Tavern
3.5 out of 5
49 Gosport Street, Hemmant, QLD
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$71
per night
Apr 11 - Apr 12
3.8/5Good! (127 reviews)

"Very accommodating when we arrived around 9 am. Welcoming when we returned and inclusive. Clean room and comfortable bed."…"

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2019

The Queensport Motel & Tavern
Oakwood Hotel & Apartments Brisbane
4 out of 5
15 Ivory Lane, Fortitude Valley, QLD
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$70
per night
Apr 27 - Apr 28
4/5Very Good! (870 reviews)

"Staff were very friendly. Our stay was amid the covid-19 caos and the staff were very helpful, friendly, efficient and ticking all the right boxes to keep us and themselves safe. Our temperatures were taken on arrival and on return from a wedding reception we attended. We didn't get time to use or ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

Oakwood Hotel & Apartments Brisbane
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Cheap Hotels in Brisbane

Brisbane offers cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a budget-friendly vacation choice. In addition to its well-known attractions like The Gabba and Queen Street Mall, this destination is home to Roma Street Parkland and Colmslie Beach Reserve, which you can enjoy while spending very little.

If you're searching for low-cost places to stay in Brisbane, the 118 budget accommodations in the area give you plenty of possibilities. These options offer competitive rates and have earned good reviews from travelers searching for a bargain:

Brisbane Manor Hotel - 2-star guesthouse. You'll find free WiFi, a bar, and laundry facilities at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its good location and overall value.

Hotel Grand Chancellor Brisbane - Customers like this romantic hotel for its overall value and comfortable rooms. It offers free WiFi, an outdoor pool, and a restaurant.

Oakwood Hotel & Apartments Brisbane - At this apartment, you can take advantage of free WiFi, an outdoor pool, and a restaurant. Reviews mention the comfortable rooms and overall value.

City Edge Brisbane Hotel - 3.5-star hotel. You'll find free WiFi, a restaurant, and air conditioning at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its proximity to public transportation and clean rooms.

Prince of Wales Hotel - Customers like this 3.5-star hotel for its comfortable rooms and central location. It offers free WiFi, free parking, and a restaurant.

Planning Your Trip to Brisbane

Haven't settled on travel dates? Use these temperature and rainfall averages to get an idea of the best months to visit so you can maximize your time.

  • Hottest months: December, February, January, and March, with an average temperature of 84°F
  • Coldest months: August, July, June, and September, with an average temperature of 50°F
  • Rainiest months: January, February, March, and December, with an average rainfall of 5.88 inches
  • Driest months: September, August, July, and October, with an average rainfall of 2.08 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Brisbane

Brisbane attracts visitors with its major shopping area and fantastic dining options, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as The Gabba and Queen Street Mall, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. Hunt for bargains with some shopping at Eat Street Northshore and Eat Street Markets, or check out the area's cultural spots like Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium.

Brisbane is also notable for its:
  • Marina
  • Riverfront
  • Parks

Getting Around Brisbane

The closest airport is in Brisbane, QLD (BNE), 5.1 mi (8.3 km) away from the city center. If that doesn't suit your budget, the next closest is 54.9 mi (88.4 km) away in Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta). Head over to Grandchester Station for metro transit. If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from Brisbane Murarrie Station, Brisbane Cannon Hill Station, or Brisbane Hemmant Station. You can find out about your water travel options at the local marina.

Frequently asked questions

What is Brisbane like for travelers on a budget?
Brisbane has a variety of cheap accommodations and things to do, making it a great choice for a budget-friendly getaway. In addition to its well-known attractions like XXXX Brewery and Queen Street Mall, this destination is home to Brisbane Botanic Gardens and South Bank Parklands, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Brisbane?
Based on reviews, Ibis Budget Brisbane Airport is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good options to stay on the cheap include Great Southern Hotel Brisbane and Kingsford Riverside Inn.
What's the weather like in Brisbane?
The hottest months are usually December and February with an average temp of 84°F, while the coldest months are August and July with an average of 50°F. Average annual rainfall for Brisbane is 37.80 inches.
What is there to see and do in Brisbane?
Brisbane attracts visitors with its major shopping area and fantastic dining options, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as Queen Street Mall and Brisbane Botanic Gardens, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like King George Square and Story Bridge, or hunt for bargains with some shopping at Portside Wharf.
What's the best way to get around Brisbane?
The closest airport is 8.2 mi (13.2 km) from the city center in Brisbane, QLD (BNE). Head over to Grandchester Station for metro transit. If you want to journey outside of the area, ride aboard a train from Brisbane Central Station, Brisbane Roma Street Station, or South Brisbane Station.

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