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Featured Motels in Brisbane

Kingsford Smith Motel
4 out of 5
610 Kingsford Smith Drive, Hamilton, QLD
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $63 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26

Located in Hamilton, this motel is within a 5-minute walk of Portside Wharf and Brisbane Cruise Terminal. Eat Street Northshore and DFO Brisbane are also within ...

4.4/5Excellent! (991 reviews)

"A great option for overnight stays - probably the friendliest staff in Brisbane."…"

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2020

Kingsford Smith Motel
Benson Court Motel
3 out of 5
61 Benson St, Toowong, QLD
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The price is $52 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29

Located in Toowong, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Toowong Village and The Wesley Hospital. University of Queensland and Suncorp Stadium are also within ...

4.1/5Very Good! (238 reviews)
A+

"Great customer service"…"

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Benson Court Motel
Caboolture Riverlakes Motel
4 out of 5
14 Morayfield Road, Crn Parkland Crescent, Caboolture South, QLD
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The price is $88 per night from Nov 21 to Nov 22

Located in Caboolture South, this motel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Centenary Lakes Park and 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Caboolture Historical Village. Caboolture Warplane ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (275 reviews)

"Lovely staff. The place seemed slightly outdated however, it was clean, quiet and had met all of our needs. Thank you"…"

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2020

Caboolture Riverlakes Motel

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Bribie Waterways Motel
3 out of 5
155 Welsby Parade, Bongaree, QLD
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The price is $88 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28

Located in Bongaree, this beach motel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Bribie Island Seaside Museum and 9.8 mi (15.7 km) from Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology. Australia ...

4.2/5Excellent! (277 reviews)

"Location is ideal & the amenities were spotless. Full service restaurant on-site is an advantage."…"

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2020

Bribie Waterways Motel
Shangri-La Gardens
4 out of 5
1969 Wynnum Road, Wynnum West, QLD
Free Cancellation
The price is $108 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24

Located in Wynnum West, this motel is 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Manly Boat Harbour and 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from Manly Harbour Village. Sleeman Sports Complex and Westfield ...

3.9/5Good! (26 reviews)
Nearby to Wynnum Plaza

"Hotel is Tired but its definitely near to Wynnum Plaza where there is 2 big super markets and K mart is there too."…"

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2020

Shangri-La Gardens
Ascot Budget Inn & Residences
2.5 out of 5
143 Nudgee Road, Ascot, QLD
The price is $48 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24

Located in Ascot, this motel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Tivoli, Roma Street Parkland, and Suncorp Stadium. XXXX Brewery and Queen Street Mall are also within ...

3.9/5Good! (531 reviews)

"Nice place clean and tidy not to far from some shop's"…"

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2020

Ascot Budget Inn & Residences
AAA Albion Manor Apartments and Motel
3.5 out of 5
402 Sandgate Road, Albion, QLD
The price is $61 per night from Oct 30 to Oct 31

Located in Albion, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Eagle Farm Racecourse, RNA Showgrounds, and Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital. Brisbane Cruise Terminal ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (183 reviews)
Very Comfortable. Great Sleeps.

"I enjoyed my three day stay at the AAA Albion Manor Apartments. It was in a great location for me on Sandgate Road. Actually I though there would be some road noise because this is a busy road but to my surprise I couldn't hear anything when in the room and sleep very well each night - seems there ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

AAA Albion Manor Apartments and Motel
Moorooka Motel
3 out of 5
980 Ipswich Rd, Moorooka, QLD
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $58 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24

Located in Moorooka, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Buranda Village, Princess Alexandra Hospital, and Greenslopes Private Hospital. The Gabba and South ...

3.6/5Good! (259 reviews)

"Great customer service and my needs were met with haste and professionalism"…"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

Moorooka Motel
Airway Motel
3 out of 5
6 Lamington Avenue, Ascot, QLD
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $48 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26

Located in Ascot, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Doomben Racecourse and Eagle Farm Racecourse. Portside Wharf and Brisbane Entertainment Centre are ...

3.9/5Good! (759 reviews)

"Gorgeous modern apartments behind the block very well appointed clean and convenient!! Best prices anywhere in north Brisbane!! Very happy."…"

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

Airway Motel
Toowong Central Motel Apartments
3 out of 5
38 Jephson St (cnr. Lissner St.), Toowong, QLD
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $83 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27

Located in Toowong, this motel is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from The Wesley Hospital and within 3 mi (5 km) of Saint Lucia Golf Links and University of Queensland. Suncorp ...

4.2/5Very Good! (251 reviews)

"Very impressed with the Studio room we had. Very clean"…"

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2020

Toowong Central Motel Apartments
Rocklea International Motel
3 out of 5
1326 Ipswich Road, Rocklea, QLD
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $56 per night from Nov 12 to Nov 13

Located in Rocklea, this motel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Griffith University, The Gabba, and South Bank Parklands. Queen Street Mall and Princess Alexandra Hospital ...

3.9/5Very Good! (209 reviews)

"I like everything, room was clean, person at desk was friendly, nice and quiet"…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Rocklea International Motel
Bribie Island Hotel
3 out of 5
29 Sylvan Beach Esplanade, Bellara, QLD
The price is $115 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27

Located in Bellara, this motel is 1.2 mi (2 km) from Bribie Island National Park and within 3 mi (5 km) of Bribie Island Seaside Museum and Pebble Beach. Buckleys ...

3.9/5Good! (585 reviews)

"Great location in Bribie Island and an affordable motel. Very clean and comfortable"…"

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

Bribie Island Hotel
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Oaks Brisbane on Charlotte Suites

Oaks Brisbane on Charlotte Suites

4.5 out of 5
128 Charlotte St, Brisbane, QLD
The price is $79 per night from Nov 17 to Nov 18
4.3/5Excellent! (2,392 reviews)

"Brilliant room with an amazing view in a fabulous location! The staff were so friendly & helpful!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2020

Oaks Brisbane on Charlotte Suites
Stamford Plaza Brisbane

Stamford Plaza Brisbane

5 out of 5
Corner of Margaret & Edward Streets, South Brisbane, Brisbane, QLD
The price is $96 per night from Nov 17 to Nov 18
4.4/5Excellent! (1,117 reviews)

"Good size room. Very comfortable bed. In the morning I had a great view of the Brisbane River. Breakfast on the terrace over looking the river was a nice way to start the day."…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2020

Stamford Plaza Brisbane
Oaks Brisbane Aurora Suites

Oaks Brisbane Aurora Suites

4.5 out of 5
420 Queen St, Brisbane, QLD
The price is $92 per night from Nov 22 to Nov 23
4.1/5Very Good! (1,799 reviews)

"Lovely views, very handy location. Fantastic and helpful friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2020

Oaks Brisbane Aurora Suites
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Brisbane Motels for the Frugal Traveler

You can select from 82 affordable motels in Brisbane among the more than 868 lodging choices. When you pick one of these cheaper accommodations, there might not be abundant amenities like you'd find at a traditional hotel but you'll save more money for your trip.

By saving on your room price, you can enjoy all that Brisbane has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include Queen Street Mall, Brisbane Botanic Gardens, and South Bank Parklands.

Fun fact: The word "motel" was conceived in 1925 by the owner of the Milestone Mo-Tel in San Luis Obispo, California. Often just a story or two, motel properties usually have exterior corridors overlooking the parking lot or an outdoor pool.

Listed below are some of Expedia customers' favorite Brisbane motels available to book:

Ascot Budget Inn & Residences

  • Stay within a 5-minute drive of Portside Wharf and Brisbane Cruise Terminal.
  • Enjoy access to the laundry facilities, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.

Brisbane International - Virginia

  • A restaurant and an outdoor pool are available during your stay, along with room amenities like free WiFi.
  • It's located within a quick 3-minute drive of Brisbane Entertainment Centre.

Comfort Inn & Suites Northgate Airport

  • Enjoy access to the restaurant, and freebies including WiFi, parking, and airport drop-off.
  • Stay within a 10-minute drive of Portside Wharf and Brisbane Cruise Terminal.

The Metropolitan Spring Hill

  • You'll be located within a 5-minute drive of Roma Street Parkland and Queen Street Mall.
  • A restaurant, free WiFi, and free parking are available during your stay.

Kingsford Smith Motel

  • Stay within a 5-minute drive of Portside Wharf and Brisbane Cruise Terminal.
  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi, parking, and a cruise ship terminal shuttle.

Things to Do in Brisbane

Take time out to enjoy the scenic riverfront in this romantic, family-friendly area while you're sightseeing. Visitors to Brisbane speak highly of its shops and restaurants.

Here are some popular places:

  • Queen Street Mall
  • Brisbane Botanic Gardens
  • South Bank Parklands

These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

  • Roma Street Parkland
  • Riverstage
  • Kangaroo Point Cliffs

You'll find these family-friendly attractions:

  • Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
  • Wheel of Brisbane
  • Eagle Farm Racecourse

Brisbane is also popular for its:

  • Marina
  • Parks

Best Time to Visit Brisbane

Determine the optimal time to visit Brisbane by checking the seasonal weather details below:
  • The hottest months are typically December and February, while August and July are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 85° F and nighttime temperatures average 63° F
  • April-June: 80° F is the daytime average and 50° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 77° F and nighttime averages are around 49° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 85° F during the day and 57° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 44.49 inches in a year

How to Get to Brisbane and Around the Area

Brisbane Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Brisbane, QLD (BNE) Airport 8.2 mi (13.2 km)
Grandchester Station Metro Station 36.7 mi (59.1 km)
Brisbane Central Station Train Station 0.3 mi (0.4 km)
Brisbane Roma Street Station Train Station 0.5 mi (0.7 km)
South Brisbane Station Train Station 0.5 mi (0.9 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Brisbane?
By saving on your room price, you can enjoy more of the attractions in Brisbane. Not-to-be-missed sights include Queen Street Mall, South Bank Parklands, and Roma Street Parkland.
What is a motel?
At most motels, you’ll often find an outdoor pool and a free parking spot. When you stay at a motel, you’ll usually access your room from an outside corridor overlooking the parking lot. In the U.S., motels became more commonplace at the end of the 1940s when cars became more popular along with road trip vacations, peaking in the 1960s with over 60,000 properties.
What are the best motels in Brisbane?
Kingsford Smith Motel: Stay within a 5-minute drive of Portside Wharf and Brisbane Cruise Terminal. Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and an airport shuttle. Benson Court Motel: Free WiFi and free parking are available during your stay, along with room amenities like a kitchenette. It’s located within a quick 4-minute drive of University of Queensland. Ascot Budget Inn & Residences: Enjoy access to the free WiFi and laundry facilities, as well as room amenities like air conditioning. Stay within a 5-minute drive of Portside Wharf and Brisbane Cruise Terminal. The Metropolitan Spring Hill: You’ll be located within a 5-minute drive of Roma Street Parkland and Queen Street Mall. Free WiFi, free parking, and a rooftop terrace are available during your stay. Soho Brisbane: Stay within a 5-minute drive of Roma Street Parkland and XXXX Brewery. Enjoy access to the restaurant and free WiFi, as well as room amenities like a private balcony.
What things can I to do in Brisbane?
While you’re exploring this romantic, family-friendly area, take time to enjoy the top-notch restaurants. Those who’ve visited Brisbane speak highly of its shops and riverfront. Some popular places to visit include Queen Street Mall, South Bank Parklands, and Roma Street Parkland. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Riverstage, and Howard Smith Wharves. You’ll find these family-friendly attractions: Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Wheel of Brisbane, and Doomben Racecourse.
What's the seasonal weather like in Brisbane?
Weather can make or break a roadtrip, so we’ve gathered some data about year-round temperatures in Brisbane to help you plan yours. The hottest months are usually January and February with an average temp of 75°F, while the coldest months are July and August with an average of 61°F. Average annual precipitation for Brisbane is 38 inches.
What are my options for getting around Brisbane when staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about getting around Brisbane to help you navigate your stay: Fly into Brisbane, QLD Airport (BNE), which is located 8.2 mi (13.2 km) away. Make your way to Grandchester Station to catch metro.

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