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West End Central Apartments
4 out of 5
5 Edmondstone Street, South Brisbane, QLD
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The price is $74 per night
0.57 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (896 reviews)

"Very close to all amenities and walkable to Brisbane cbd"…"

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2020

West End Central Apartments
Menso at South Bank
4 out of 5
68 Cordelia Street, South Brisbane, QLD
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0.14 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (375 reviews)

"The manager at Menso was an absolute delight to deal with. Nothing was too much trouble. The place itself is trendy and family friendly. Overall the Menso is pretty amazing."…"

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2020

Menso at South Bank
Mantra South Bank
4.5 out of 5
161 Grey Street, South Bank, South Brisbane, QLD
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The price is $101 per night
0.17 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (986 reviews)

"Lots of Coronavirus closures including restaurant. Entire southbank very quiet not just hotel"…"

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2020

Mantra South Bank

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River Plaza Apartments
3.5 out of 5
21 Dock Street, South Brisbane, QLD
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The price is $124 per night
0.38 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (131 reviews)

"We enjoyed our stay here. The rooms are a little dated and tired but the views made up for it. There was no aircon in the bedrooms only a fan so some would struggle with the Qld warm nights. Location was great, near South Bank and a nice walk in either direction to the city or along the Cliff face ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2020

River Plaza Apartments
Novotel Brisbane South Bank Hotel
4.5 out of 5
38 Cordelia Street, South Brisbane, QLD
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The price is $99 per night
0.33 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (568 reviews)

"Everything about the property was amazing. would definitely stay there again and again and recommend to family and friends"…"

Reviewed on May 1, 2020

Novotel Brisbane South Bank Hotel
Swiss-Belhotel Brisbane
4.5 out of 5
218 Vulture Street, South Brisbane, QLD
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The price is $90 per night
0.4 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (985 reviews)

"Great location, very friendly staff, clean room, delicious food from restaurant, easy Check-in and checkout"…"

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

Swiss-Belhotel Brisbane
Quest South Brisbane
3.5 out of 5
46-50 Water Street, South Brisbane, QLD
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The price is $88 per night
0.56 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (79 reviews)

"Friendly staff. Nice rooms. Clean. Spacious. Happy with rooms"…"

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2020

Quest South Brisbane
Opera Apartments South Brisbane
4.5 out of 5
47-49 Cordelia Street, South Brisbane, QLD
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0.42 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (181 reviews)

"Was perfect, the staff were very friendly. The rooftop and pool were so nice."…"

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2020

Opera Apartments South Brisbane
Vine Serviced Apartments
4.5 out of 5
27 Russell Street, South Brisbane, QLD
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The price is $149 per night
0.39 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (348 reviews)

"good location and very easy to check in and out in the middle of the Covid 19 lockdown"…"

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2020

Vine Serviced Apartments
Arise Atlas Apartments
3.5 out of 5
39 Cordelia Street, South Brisbane, QLD
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The price is $114 per night
0.47 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (268 reviews)

"The rooms were excellent and staff very friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Arise Atlas Apartments
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Visiting South Bank

Families will find kid-friendly activities in South Bank, and visitors give high marks for the fascinating museums, top-notch restaurants, and riverfront. Walkable and welcoming, this city will delight tourists with its theaters, cafés, and shopping. Queen Street Mall, Roma Street Parkland, and Suncorp Stadium are some of the top sights around the area.

  • There are 38 hotels and other accommodations in South Bank
  • The closest major airport is in Brisbane, QLD (BNE), 8.8 mi (14.1 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in South Bank

The city is well known for its museums and theaters, and cultural venues include Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Queensland Conservatorium, and Queensland Museum and Sciencentre. Favorite family attractions include Wheel of Brisbane and South Bank Parklands. The city is well liked for its places to shop, and South Bank Lifestyle Market is a favorite for retail therapy.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 38 hotels and other lodging accommodations to pick from in South Bank. These are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Opera Apartments South Brisbane - This 4.5-star aparthotel features an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking. Expedia travelers love its central location and spacious, clean rooms.
  • Ivy and Eve Apartments - Our customers like the WiFi and proximity to public transit at this apartment. With a stay at this 4-star apartment, guests can enjoy access to an outdoor pool and free parking, along with an in-room kitchen.
  • Vine Serviced Apartments - This 4.5-star apartment features a restaurant, free WiFi, and free parking. Expedia customers love its central location and WiFi.

Top places to see outside the city include Queen Street Mall, located 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from the heart of the city, and Roma Street Parkland, which is 0.9 mi/1.4 km away.

Getting Around South Bank

To see more of the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from South Brisbane Station or South Bank Station. South Bank may not have many public transit options to choose from so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for South Bank

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 85°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 63°F
  • From April to June, the average is 80°F during the day and 50°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 77°F during the day and 49°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 85°F as the daytime average and 57°F as the nighttime average
  • South Bank gets about 44.49 inches of rain per year
  • January and February are usually the hottest months averaging 84°F, while July and August are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 50°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in South Bank?
Emporium Hotel South Bank is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 5-star hotel offers 3 restaurants and 3 bars. It is located a short 1-minute walk from South Bank Parklands. Traveler reviews also recommend Opera Apartments South Brisbane and Novotel Brisbane South Bank Hotel as top choices for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in South Bank, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel bookings are fully refundable if cancelled before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of check in. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to review top deals in South Bank.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to South Bank?
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What's the best place to stay on a budget in South Bank?
Based on reviews, West End Central Apartments is a popular apartment for our travelers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and an outdoor pool. Other options to stay on the cheap include Swiss-Belhotel Brisbane and Best Western Plus Hotel Diana.
What's the best accommodation for families in South Bank?
Swiss-Belhotel Brisbane is a top 4.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and a restaurant. Other options to stay with the kids include Rydges South Bank and Mantra South Bank. Attractions like South Bank Parklands and Wheel of Brisbane are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic vacation to South Bank?
Mantra South Bank is a favorite 4.5-star hotel for couples, and features 24-hour room service and LCD TVs. Other good choices for a romantic stay include Best Western Plus Hotel Diana and Rydges South Bank.
Where is the best hotel to stay near Queensland Performing Arts Centre?
Adjacent to Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Rydges South Bank is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4.5-star hotel offers 3 restaurants and an outdoor pool. Other good choices close by include Great Southern Hotel Brisbane and Stamford Plaza Brisbane.
What about the best place to stay near Griffith University South Bank?
One of the top choices for your stay is Swiss-Belhotel Brisbane, located next to Griffith University South Bank, and this 5-star hotel offers a restaurant and an indoor pool. Great Southern Hotel Brisbane and Rydges South Bank are a couple of other good and close options.
What's the best place for a beach vacation in South Bank?
Opera Apartments South Brisbane is a top 4.5-star beach hotel with an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Other good options for your beach trip include Swiss-Belhotel Brisbane and Mantra South Bank. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Streets Beach or Shorncliffe Beach.
What's the best high-end hotel in South Bank?
Rydges South Bank is a 4.5-star hotel with 3 restaurants and a poolside bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay. Mantra South Bank and Best Western Plus Hotel Diana are other upscale choices for your stay.
What are some accommodations with pools in South Bank?
Arise Arena is a popular 4-star apartment featuring an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and an in-room kitchen. A couple of other options that feature an onsite pool include Swiss-Belhotel Brisbane and Menso at South Bank.

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