Book your time away in Queensland and sink into holiday mode with warm weather, welcoming locals and wonderful landscapes greeting you at every turn.
Take your pick of beachside getaways
With a sprawling eastern coast and idyllic islands off the mainland, Queensland is the perfect place to book in some quality sunshine time. Planning a honeymoon, beach wedding or girls' weekend away? Port Douglas in the tropical north has luxury spa retreats and resorts that are perfectly suited to a champagne budget, while nearby Cairns has the midrange market covered.
Set sail to the Whitsundays, the ultimate reef-bound island escape, where the islands of Hayman, Hamilton and Daydream are lined with family-sized apartments and luxury resorts alike. Further south, the aptly named Sunshine and Gold Coasts, north and south of Brisbane respectively, have enough sand-and-surf adjacent hotels to satisfy even the most seasoned beachcomber.
Cosmopolitan nights at inner-city hotels
Queensland specialises in cities with a "big country town" ambience. Forget monochrome skyscrapers and concrete jungles; Queensland's urban centres are injected with character and are growing at a rapid pace, meaning shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities have never been better. Catch an AFL game at The Gabba, a Broadway show at QPAC or an international art exhibition at GoMA, with a wide range of Queensland accommodation in Brisbane ensuring you can stay in the heart of the action.
For sultry seaside nights on town, check out the high-rise Gold Coast hotels at Surfers Paradise, Coolangatta or Broadbeach, or head north to the pseudo-capital Townsville for a quiet city stay on the Strand.
A relaxing retreat in the hinterlands
While Queensland is best known for its balmy, beach-perfect summer weather, when the days grow shorter down-time is often spent curled up in front of the fire at a hinterland hideaway. Bypass the glitz and glamour of the Gold Coast and head to the hills, where bed and breakfasts and cosy cottages are nestled around the outskirts of Lamington National Park.
The mellow towns of Montville and Maleny, inland from Mooloolaba and Caloundra, play host to resorts and retreats with vistas of rolling hills and rainforest if you're holiday in the "Sunny Coast". If you find yourself in the tropical north, escape the humidity and check in to a Yungaburra hotel – the ideal base for exploring the Atherton Tablelands.
Kellys Beach Resort
Award Winning and Eco-Friendly with self contained and stand alone villas on 5.5 acres of gardens a block back from the beach, Kellys Beach Resort really is naturally the place to stay! The creek and natural forest protect the resort and its guests from the rest of the world offering a peaceful a...
Travel Dates: 1 August - 18 September, 5 October - 21 December 2015, 28 January - 31 March 2016
Novotel Twin Waters Resort
Adjoining the Maroochy River and the golden sands of Mudjimba Beach on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, Accor's Novotel Twin Waters Resort provides the perfect coastal escape. At Novotel the resort's vast array of recreational facilities include swimming pool and spa, windsurfers, catamarans, kayaks,...
Travel Dates: 10 - 29 October, 1 - 11 November, 13 November - 23 December 2015, 21 January - 24 March 2016
Hotel ibis Brisbane
Convenient and central, Ibis Brisbane is considered Brisbane's best 3 star international hotel. Perfectly located in the heart of Brisbane City, Ibis Brisbane is within easy walking distance of the Queen Street Shopping Mall, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, the Gallery of Modern Art, Q...
Travel Dates: 26 July - 23 September, 13 October - 12 December 2015, 1 February - 31 March 2016
Oaks Festival Towers
Located in a prime position and providing spacious modern design as well as first class technology and facilities, is Oaks Festival Towers. Guests can sample top restaurants and late-night bars, irresistible shopping, galleries, theatres, movies and museums which are all nearby. Oaks Festival Tow...
Travel Dates: 19 July 2015 - 31 March 2016
Airlie Beach Hotel
The Airlie Beach Hotel first opened in December 1968 as a beachside holiday pub for residents of nearby Proserpine and surrounding cane farming districts. The hotel is now owned and operated by a private family company which purchased the site in 1982. In recent years the family has embarked on a...
Travel Dates: 1 August - 18 November, 30 November - 24 December 2015, 7 January - 31 March 2016
QT Gold Coast
Welcome to Australia's newest and most exciting hotel brand. QT Gold Coast is the first in a nationwide series of unique, designer hotel experiences. Now boasting the coolest lobby, restaurant and bar around, QT Gold Coast will soon be home to the coolest, most chic rooms on the Gold Coast. A pla...
Travel Dates: 15 November 2015 - 24 March 2016
Novotel Twin Waters Resort
Novotel Twin Waters Resort Adjoining the Maroochy River and the golden sands of Mudjimba Beach on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, Accors Novotel Twin Waters Resort provides the perfect coastal escape. At Novotel the resort's vast array of recreational facilities include swimming pool and spa, windsu...
Travel Dates: 21 January - 24 March 2016
Broadbeach Travel Inn Apartments
In the heart of Broadbeach, Broadbeach Travel Inn Apartments is located a few minutes walk from Pacific Fair, Jupiter's Casino, Beaches, Oasis Shopping centre, the Gold Coast Convention Centre and the appetizing cafes and restaurants. A selection of 66 one and two bedroom spacious apartments with...
Travel Dates: 9 May - 18 September, 13 October - 20 November 2015, 1 February - 24 March 2016
Mantra on View Hotel
Mantra on View Hotel Mantra on View Hotel is definitely the right place to stay if you're planning on visiting Surfers Paradise for business or a spot of fun. You're close to everything and in Mantra's usual friendly and welcoming style, you will have everything you need. There's the outdoor reso...
Travel Dates: 4 - 6 December 2015
Watermark Hotel and Spa
The Watermark Hotel & Spa Gold Coast is located in the heart of Surfers Paradise, just 80m/0.05mi away from famous golden beaches and close to world class shopping, dining and nightlife. All rooms feature ocean or hinterland views and guests have access to a myriad of hotel facilities including a...
Travel Dates: 20 April - 26 June, 27 July - 19 September, 5 - 22 October, 26 October - 24 December 2015, 26 January - 31 March 2016
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