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Unique Places to Stay in Brisbane, Queensland

Unique Places to Stay in Brisbane, Queensland

With stunning natural assets, clear blue skies all year round and a subtropical alfresco lifestyle, Brisbane is an urban metropolis with a relaxed vibe. To complement the lifestyle, Brisbane has seen several new hotels open in the last few years that offer unique and immersive experiences. Check out some of our favorite unique places to stay in Brisbane - where life has no worries!


1. The Constance
Looking for a unique hotel stay packed with personality? The Constance was designed in partnership with some of Australia’s most creative personalities, and is Brisbane’s only street art hotel, offering guests and exclusive and immersive experience.

Promising guests the ultimate unique urban accommodation experience, The Constance is a charismatic boutique hotel offers guests a selection of seven different room types, including two internal spa rooms and two with a private terrace.  Located on the city fringe, in the heart of Brisbane’s entertainment hub and the emerging corporate headquarters of Fortitude Valley, The Constance offers exceptional service and intimate local knowledge, connecting guests with the city’s best eats, great beats and local secrets.

Enjoy all the comforts of a luxury hotel plus some added extras, designed with your pleasure in mind. Be greeted by a mesmerizing blend of artfully restored architecture, and sleek contemporary fittings that are perfectly complemented by superior service.

The Constance Brisbane


2. Spicers Balfour Hotel
Spicers Balfour combines luxury with quintessential Queensland charm in an award-winning boutique hotel. Perched on a hillside in fashionable New Farm, and making its home in an old Queenslander, Spicers Balfour combines old-world allure and modern comforts.

Each guest room has a unique, modern design and features fine Italian bed linens, spacious bathrooms, state-of-the-art Bose sound systems, lush toiletries, and more. Several rooms on the ground floor open to a small courtyard, while the rooms upstairs feature large windows, allowing fresh natural air to flow through. Each room is a sanctuary from the hustle of everyday life, making Balfour ideal for a vacation stay.

The on-site restaurant, The Balfour Kitchen, is as awarded as the hotel, nestled amongst frangipani trees on the wrap-around verandah, and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Be sure to visit the rooftop bar for views over the Story Bridge.

Spicers Balfour

3. The Calile Hotel
Where Beverly Hills luxe meets James St Cool is the best way to describe The Calile Hotel, located in the heart of fashionable New Farm. With a sleek, contemporary design and a pared back aesthetic, The Carlile is the perfect spot to disconnect from the everyday and recharge in style and is one of the best new hotels in Brisbane.

Offering nine room options, from the Essential room to the Calile Suite, The Calile goes beyond providing a bed for the night – offering moments of discovery, unexpected adventures, encounters to be savored and retold.
The showpiece of the hotel is the pool, where you will find guests reclining in cabanas sipping cocktails virtually year-round. Or while away, an afternoon at the beautiful Kalio Medispa. The hotel also boasts an on-site gym and a library complete with business facilities.

For an exceptional dining option, be sure to dine at the on-site Greek restaurant, Hellenika or in the Lobby Bar. Step outside of The Calile Hotel, and you will find one of Brisbane’s best shopping and dining precincts along the strip.

The Calile Hotel Brisbane

4. The Fantauzzo
This brand-spanking new hotel, The Fantauzzo is where architecture meets art. A stunning presence beneath the iconic Brisbane Story Bridge, The Fantauzzo is a masterful blend of architecture, nature, and art with original artworks throughout.

Inspired by artist Vincent Fantauzzo, the hotel is adorned with many of his originals and prints, making it one the most Instagrammable hotels in Brisbane. Featuring 166 suites, with custom contemporary furnishings, three original artworks and 500 giclee prints of Fantauzzo’s most recognized works, The Fantauzzo is a seamless combination of art, design, and functionality.

The Fantauzzo joined the Crystalbrook Collection in late 2020, marking Crystalbrook’s entry into the Brisbane market and adds to its operations in Sydney, Byron Bay, Cairns, Newcastle, and Port Douglas.

Fantauzzo Brisbane

5. Hotel X
Looking for a hotel on the doorstep of the city’s best restaurants and bars? X marks the spot.

Hotel X burst onto the scene in February 2021, bringing five-star luxury and international design flair to Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley.  The 146-room destination hotel you’ll be hard pressed to leave, from its artistic touches and cityscape views to rooms decked out with GHD appliances and amenities designed by Karl Lagerfield. And that is before you discover the ground floor bar and restaurant or rooftop poolside bar.

From iconic art to avant-garde lighting and irresistible textures, each Hotel X space exudes splendor, sophistication, and intense satisfaction. Close the curtains – or not, pour from the daring mini bar, slip on one of our robes, and get lost in your own world of opulence.

Hotel X Brisbane

6. The Ovolo Inchcolm
The eclectic, sophisticated and curious Ovolo Inchcolm takes on a rock n roll design. Located in Spring Hill, the 1924-built Georgian hotel and former medical practice boasts 50 bespoke guest rooms. The two-bedroom General Macarthur suite is a highlight, named after the five-star US Army Chief of Staff who was treated there while stationed in Brisbane during World War II. This being the foundation to drive the artistic concept behind Ovolo Inchcolm.

Elegantly crafted rooms and lofts, a casual yet sophisticated restaurant and glamorous bar, boutique meeting and function rooms, a perfect location - Ovolo Inchcolm has it all. But it is their seamless service and touch of cheeky charm that makes the hotel more than just a place to stay or visit.

The funky on-site restaurant Salon de Co offers a menu that encourages sharing and heavily features local produce, while the eclectic bar is the place to sit back with a martini and admire the oddities on display.

Ovolo Inchcolm Brisbane

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