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Bed and Breakfast in Brisbane
Bed and Breakfasts in Brisbane are a great idea for anyone wanting an inexpensive stay that also allows them to eat out and about in Brisbane’s fine collection of restaurants. Bed & Breakfasts are widespread throughout the city centre, Spring Hill and Paddington with a range of standards from 1 - 5 stars, the higher rating establishments usually based away from the city centre and towards Spring Hill. Rates may soar in summer but there are also some good bargain Bed & Breakfasts to be had out of season. Prices start from around $50 for a single and $70 for a double, dependant on rating and location.
Apartments in Brisbane
Good quality apartments to rent for a week or more can be found throughout Brisbane and are an excellent option for families or couples looking for a bit of privacy. Expect to shell out between $600-1500, depending on the time of the year, for a luxury 3 bedroom apartment in or around the centre of the city. Most Brisbane apartments will be furnished to a high standard with satellite TV, internet and include free electricity, bed linen and a full complement of kitchen facilities. Cheaper alternatives are available in South Brisbane and Paddington. However, many Brisbane apartment owners do not allow pets so if you wish to bring one do check beforehand.
Hotels in Brisbane
There is an excellent range of hotels scattered all over Brisbane that offer a host of diverse facilities. Those looking to relax and unwind in some luxury confines should consider a hotel along Edward St or Charlotte St in one of Brisbane’s cluster of five-star hotels. Alternatively, mid-range hotels in New Farm, the city centre and Paddingt provide a plethora of suitable establishment. Those with a taste for more secluded and picturesque environments should head for The Kangaroo Point or Spring Hill. Price vary of course, but on average expect to pay anything from $60 upwards per night. All Brisbane hotels use a rating system of 1 - 5 stars, the higher the rating the better standard of accommodation.
Hostels in Brisbane
Brisbane has one of the highest number of hostels of any city in Australia and offers is a huge choice of location and standards. The largest concentration of hostels in Brisbane can be located in and around the city centre, but there are also many excellent establishments in places like city centre, New Farm, and Fortitude Valley. Facilities range from dorms with mod-cons, ensuite and cooking areas to plain rooms with just a few bunks. Some Brisbane hostels have set times for checking in, although nearly all allow 24-hour access once you have paid. Prices start from $16 but go up to nearer $24 during summer periods and can fluctuate throughout the year.