With tickets on sale, now’s the time to book your accommodation!
Variety is a specialty of Brisbane, particularly when it comes to where to lay your head after a long day (and night) at the 2023 Brisbane Truck Show.
Accommodation of all types is spread across the city, with a raft of self-contained apartments and four- and five-star hotels dotted along the edge of the river, from the CBD across to South Bank, South Brisbane and West End.
Here are 16 of the best options available, hand-picked based on their proximity to the
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) and suitability to all tastes and budgets. Each offers special rates negotiated by our accommodation partner Ozaccom+
Emporium Hotel, South Bank
Emporium Hotel features 143 luxuriously appointed suites with all the comforts you could ask for, from rooms for two up to the 786-square-metre ‘Parklands Suite’ accommodating as many as eight people. Exquisitely finished with handcrafted touches, each suite boasts the latest in-room automation and entertainment technology. The hotel also incorporates a rooftop pool, sauna and steam rooms, gym with breathtaking views over Mount Coot-tha, and a selection of bars and restaurants, including the Terrace rooftop bar, Signature restaurant, and Belle Époque patisserie.
Mantra, South Bank
Whether you’re in Brisbane for business, arts or entertainment, the Mantra South Bank is at the heart of it all. The Mantra offers a variety of hotel rooms, studios, and self-contained one- and two-bedroom apartments. The best part? The heated lap pool, fully equipped gym, and epic South Bank restaurants at its doorstep.
Rydges, South Bank
Rydges South Bank is located in the heart of Brisbane’s arts and entertainment precinct, with plenty of things to do and only minutes away from South Bank Parklands and the BCEC. It boasts a variety of rooms and suites, with state-of-the-art features and amenities, including complimentary wi-fi, mini-bar, iron/ironing board, LCD TV, workspace and digital safe. Recreational facilities encompass a pool, gym, spa and sauna – plus a poolside cocktail bar, award-winning restaurant and casual café/bar.
Atlas Apartments, South Brisbane
Located just 600m from the BCEC, Atlas Apartments boasts the ultimate luxury serviced apartments in Brisbane. Its oversized, fully self-contained studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments feature fully equipped kitchens, laundry facilities, and private balconies – with the two-bedders including separate lounge areas. Atlas Apartments also offers a fully equipped gym, indoor swimming pool, BBQ facilities, free undercover parking and wi-fi.
Ivy and Eve Apartments, South Brisbane
The ultimate South Brisbane accommodation, Ivy and Eve Apartments offer two towers of modern and spacious self-contained apartments. Its resort-style atmosphere and outstanding facilities include a recreational deck overlooking the CBD, pool, heated spa, BBQ facilities and games room. The self-contained one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments offer wide balconies, fully equipped kitchens and laundries, contemporary quality décor, open plan living areas and complementary wi-fi.
Brisbane One, South Brisbane
Located in the heart of South Brisbane, these artfully designed apartments feature world-class amenities, amidst a prime location. Whether you’re after a swim in the heated pool, a workout at the on-site gym or simply wish to relax in the rooftop recreation area, Brisbane One Apartments offer premier living at its best. The complex offers a variety of room types, from compact studio and one-bedroom apartments, to large two-bedroom apartments with one or two bathrooms, expansive indoor and outdoor spaces, fully equipped kitchens and laundry facilities, and free unlimited wi-fi.
Arena Apartments, South Brisbane
Nestled between South Bank Parklands and West End, Arena Apartments offer fully self-contained studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments with fully equipped kitchens, laundry facilities, and private balconies. The one- and two-bedroom apartments feature separate lounge areas. Arena Apartments also boasts a fully equipped gym, free undercover parking and unlimited wi-fi.
Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane, CBD
Housed in a beautiful heritage-listed building on George Street, this hotel features contemporary studios and apartments ranging from one-bedroom studios up to three-bedroom penthouses with three bathrooms, two fully-equipped kitchens, two separate lounge/dining areas, washing machine and dryer. A mere 15-minute walk to South Bank, the serviced apartment complex also includes a gym, pool, and beautiful restaurant and bar in the ground floor lobby space.
Oaks Brisbane Casino Tower Suites, CBD
Situated opposite Treasury Casino, the Oaks offers spacious one- and two-bedroom serviced apartments with city or river views, inclusive wi-fi and TV streaming capabilities – plus a three-bedroom apartment with two bathrooms, full kitchen and spacious living area capable of accommodating up to six. A short walk across the river to the BCEC, the Oaks also features a heated lap pool and spa, gym and sundeck.
Oaks Brisbane Festival Suites, CBD
Oaks Brisbane Festival Suites is located right in the heart of the CBD and boasts an on-site gym, 25m heated lap pool plus plunge pool, sundeck, spa, sauna, and BBQ facilities. Serviced by a 24-7 reception, its beautifully appointed one- and two-bedroom apartments feature expansive balconies and sweeping city views, deluxe kitchens, separate living and dining areas, and modern conveniences, including wi-fi and TV streaming capabilities.
Oaks Brisbane Margaret Suites, CBD
Mix the best of both worlds at Oaks Brisbane Margaret Suites, combining a city centre hotspot adjacent to the Botanical Gardens. With an outdoor pool and fully equipped gym, the one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom apartments include private balconies, separate bedroom and living areas, kitchenettes, laundry facilities, inclusive wi-fi and TVs with streaming capabilities. A luxury two-storey penthouse offers the pinnacle of facilities, services and uninterrupted views, including four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and fully equipped kitchen.
Brisbane Skytower, CBD
Offering breathtaking views from the river to the city and beyond, Brisbane Skytower boasts a new level of luxury self-contained one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments, including full kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances, laundry, and separate lounge with dining area. Facilities include fully equipped gym, indoor swimming pool, BBQ facilities and unlimited wi-fi.
Hilton Brisbane, CBD
This Harry Seidler-designed hotel is connected to Queen Street Mall and features an outdoor
pool, fitness centre and tennis court, executive lounge, business centre and meeting rooms.
Its restaurant, Vintaged Bar + Grill, specialises in seasonal Australian produce. Boasting full room service, the Hilton offers king and twin rooms (standard and deluxe) as well as king and twin suites with living area, work zone, two LCD TVs, hydra bath, and access to the exclusive Executive Lounge which offers complementary refreshments throughout the day and evening drinks and canapés.
Sofitel Brisbane Central, CBD
Comprising 416 luxury rooms and suites, this five-star hotel boasts views over ANZAC Square and the city skyline. Accommodation ranges from rooms with one king or two double beds, bathrooms with bath and shower, desk, mini-refrigerator, LCD TV, and tea and coffee-making facilities, through to suites with separate lounges, bedrooms, bathrooms and in the case of the ‘Prestige’ and ‘Opera’ suites, dedicated dining rooms. The Sofitel also offers multiple bar and restaurant options, including the jewel in the crown, Privé, presenting classical French fare; and 11 conference rooms.
Pullman and Mercure, CBD
Boasting a convenient CBD location, moments from Central Station and walking distance from South Bank, the Pullman comprises a mix of rooms with one king or two queen beds (with or without private balconies), and one- and two-bedroom suites with separate dining and lounge areas, plus complementary wi-fi and coffee machine. The hotel offers three distinctive dining choices – in-room, a fine dining restaurant and rooftop bar, as well as gym and heated pool. Sitting alongside the Pullman is the Mercure, which offers guest rooms outfitted with one queen or two double beds, TV and work desk, some boasting views of the cityscape or the inner-courtyard.
Voco Brisbane City Centre, CBD
Conveniently located at North Quay on the banks of the river, voco’s position delivers premium yet unstuffy accommodation. Just a hop, skip and a jump across the river to the BCEC, its 194 rooms – from standard and premium rooms to suites with separate bedroom and living areas – feature cushy bedding, vibrant art, smart in-room technology and bathroom amenities. Voco also features a rooftop pool area, fitness room equipped with the latest machines, and lobby café/dining space serving up craft brews, local wines and cocktails.