Travelling to Brisbane on holiday? Tired of the same old hotels? Have we got some ideas for you! Welcome to our list of five of the greatest guest houses available in Brisbane now. We have options for all budgets at guest houses that are in the city center, a few minutes away in one of the lovely suburbs and one off the beaten path on lovely Moreton Island.
Thornbury Boutique Bed & Breakfast
One Thornbury Boutique Bed & Breakfast is a lovely house that can be rented as whole for up to 14 people or rent one of the seven en suite rooms available. Luxury beds from twin king to king size are in every room and all queen and king size beds boast fluffy pillow tops. Located only 1 km from Central Station there is plenty of shopping, dining, and art galleries within walking distance. There is no pool at this luxury home but you will be rewarded with shaded tropical gardens and lovely kitchen facilities. Individual rooms range from 109-199 or rent the whole house for a special party or family get together.
Aynsley Bed & Breakfast
Aynsley Bed & Breakfast is located in a lovely garden in Paddington, Brisbane. Find yourself waking up to the sweet song of birds singing. Aynsley is a short walk to a variety of cafes, fashion boutiques, antique shops, and galleries. Only a short bus ride to the city center it has all the conveniences of the city without all the hustle and bustle. Sit on your private terrace overlooking the swimming pool or enjoy one of the wrap around verandahs overlooking the gardens. Twin beds or queen size beds are available and prices range from 155-195 per night.
The Dolph Inn
The Dolph Inn is and eco friendly self-contained accommodation located on Moreton Island which is 99% national park, you will need 4WD so it is perfect for the outdoor enthusiast! Activities on the island include 4 wheel driving, swimming, fishing, snorkeling, bush walking, whale & bird watching or of course relaxing. Moreton Island is a mere 40 km from Brisbane and yet it feels like you have been transported to another world. This three bedroom home accommodates up to seven guests and ranges from 200-250 per night, additional charges apply if you need linens provided. There is no pool in this island paradise, you will be too busy snorkeling in the ocean to notice the lack. The Dolph Inn is a unique getaway and great for going green!
Chapel Woods Bed & Breakfast
Chapel Woods Bed & Breakfast is located in Mt. Cootha 9 km from Brisbane city center. Chapel Woods boasts upmarket accommodations, a barbecue area, and kitchenette. Activities include bird watching, hiking, or take a walk through Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary just 6 kilometres away. A 300m stroll will take you to shops and restaurants with plenty of choices. Two rooms are available each with a King bed and sleeper sofa at a cost of 120 – 160 per night. There is a swimming pool and no shortage of outdoor activities.
Franklin Villa is a 5 room mansion only 1km from the city center and a 3 minute walk from the cosmopolitan West End cafes and shops. The mansion includes a billiard room, country kitchen, fireplace, gorgeous views from wrap around verandas, a 20m heated lap pool, full gym and spa. Guests can rent one of the 5 rooms or the entire mansion is available for rent with advanced notice. Individual rooms range from 145-195 per night. There you have it, our picks for the five greatest guest houses in the Brisbane area.