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Kingsford Smith Motel offers modern and spacious rooms, just 10 minutes’ drive from Brisbane Airport. Free cable TV, free Wi-Fi and free car parking are provided.

Portside Wharf, is only a 5-minute walk away. It is a 15-minute walk to both Doomben and Eagle Farm Racecourses. Brisbane city centre is a 10-minute drive. The Brisbane cruise ship terminal is a 20 minute drive from the motel, please allow for this travel time.

Our room was beautifully appointed and incredibly comfortable, from the beautiful furnishings to the luxurious bed with pillows to die for. The bathroom was very functional and lovely to look at. The complimentary water in the fridge was greatly appreciated as were the very nice toiletries. The airconditioner was whisper quiet.

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9.2
Wonderful
1,867 reviews
Price from
$137
per night

A 20-minute drive from central Brisbane, Coopers Colonial Motel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. All rooms offer air conditioning, a 43-inch TV and free Netflix. Free parking is provided on site.

Room is clean and smells fresh. The staff are friendly. The location is excellent. Will stay here again.

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8.1
Very Good
1,296 reviews
Price from
$107
per night

Offering free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool and BBQ facilities, Aspley Carsel Motor Inn is located in north Brisbane, a 10-minute drive from Westfield Chermside Shopping Centre. All rooms feature a 32-inch flat-screen TV and there is free on-site parking.

Aspley Carsel Motel Brisbane is located 1 km away from a bus link to Chermside Shopping Center. Brisbane International Airport is within 25 minutes' drive away.

Great customer service Clean rooms

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8.2
Very Good
1,219 reviews
Price from
$90
per night

Airport Clayfield Motel offers a free of charge airport drop off shuttle service each morning from 6:15am to 8:45am (excluding public holidays)

24 hour check in is available. Airport Clayfield Motel is just 7 minutes’ drive from Brisbane Airport and 10 minutes' drive from central Brisbane. Free parking is provided on site.

The stay was really excellent and the staffs were very sweet and lovely and I would definitely stay again.

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8.1
Very Good
2,188 reviews
Price from
$102
per night

Airport Ascot Motel is a 5-minute walk from the Brisbane Cruise Terminal. Free covered on-site parking is included. After-hours check-in is available.

Eagle Farm Racecourse is only 1 km from Airport Ascot Motel. Suncorp Stadium is a 10-minute drive away. It is a 5-minute walk to the City Cat terminal, providing easy access to Brisbane city centre. Daily transfers to Brisbane Airport are available, on request, for an additional charge.

Close to the airport and have the balcony

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8
Very Good
2,432 reviews
Price from
$110
per night

Salisbury Hotel Motel is set in Brisbane, within 8.3 km of Boggo Road Gaol and 10 km of Southbank Station. With a garden, the 3-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, each with a private bathroom. Guests can enjoy Australian dishes at the restaurant or have a cocktail at the bar.

It was spacious, clean and quiet and easy to get to.

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8.1
Very Good
675 reviews
Price from
$98
per night

Every room at this motel is air conditioned and has a seating area equipped with a flat-screen TV. You will find a kettle in the room. Every room is fitted with a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hairdryer. Shangri-La Gardens features free WiFi throughout the property.

property is so clean, access to busses also very convinient

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8.5
Very Good
651 reviews
Price from
$138
per night

Featuring an outdoor swimming pool and BBQ facilities, Wynnum Anchor Motel is located 15 minutes’ drive from Brisbane Airport. This bayside motel offers free WiFi and free on-site parking.

Wynnum Motel is 25 minutes’ drive from Brisbane City Centre, and 45 minutes’ from the iconic Gold Coast Theme Parks including Dreamworld. A range of shops and bike tracks are within 5 minutes’ drive.

Rooms spacious and clean and comfortable.

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8.6
Excellent
527 reviews
Price from
$116
per night

Aspley Pioneer Motel offers an outdoor swimming pool and BBQ facilities. Guests enjoy free on-site parking in their allocated bay outside the room.

Located in Brisbane, Aspley Pioneer Motel is a 12-minute drive from Brisbane Entertainment Centre. It is an 18-minute drive from Royal Brisbane Hospital and a 20-minute drive from Brisbane Airport.

Room was clean and comfortable, and affordable.

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8.2
Very Good
924 reviews
Price from
$87
per night

Offering an outdoor pool and free WiFi access, Aspley Sunset Motel is located a 20-minute drive from Brisbane city centre. The property offers free on site parking and BBQ facilities.

Aspley Sunset is a 10-minute walk from Aspley Hypermarket Shopping Centre. It is a 15-minute drive from the Brisbane Entertainment Centre and RNA Showgrounds. Both Suncorp Stadium and Brisbane Airport are a 20-minute drive from the property.

It’s clean and large with friendly owners

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8.9
Excellent
316 reviews
Price from
$93
per night

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Both travelers on the road and on a budget rely on motels for convenient stops with reasonable rates. Direct access to parking makes a motel an easy place to catch some sleep after a day of driving. The relatively smaller size of this accommodation type can also help make check-in quick and easy.
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  • Ascot Budget Inn & Residences
    7.8
    Scored 7.8
    Good
    Rated good
     · 1,880 reviews

    Just 12 minutes’ drive from Brisbane City Center, Ascot Budget Inn & Residences is offers free WiFi, a tour desk and a shared kitchen. Guest enjoy free continental breakfast every day.

    The rooms were clean and tidy and good sized rooms

  • Kingsford Smith Motel
    9.2
    Scored 9.2
    Wonderful
    Rated wonderful
     · 1,871 reviews

    Kingsford Smith Motel offers modern and spacious rooms, just 10 minutes’ drive from Brisbane Airport. Free cable TV, free Wi-Fi and free car parking are provided.

    The premises and staff were great. Rooms were exceptional

  • Aspley Carsel Motor Inn
    8.2
    Scored 8.2
    Very Good
    Rated very good
     · 1,220 reviews

    Offering free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool and BBQ facilities, Aspley Carsel Motor Inn is located in north Brisbane, a 10-minute drive from Westfield Chermside Shopping Center.

    Always clean and the owners/staff are the best.

  • Airport Clayfield Motel
    8.1
    Scored 8.1
    Very Good
    Rated very good
     · 2,188 reviews

    Airport Clayfield Motel offers a free of charge airport drop off shuttle service each morning from 6:15am to 8:45am (excluding public holidays) 24-hour check in is available.

    Front desk lady was amazing! Very friendly and helpful

  • Airport Ascot Motel
    8.0
    Scored 8.0
    Very Good
    Rated very good
     · 2,432 reviews

    Airport Ascot Motel is a 5-minute walk from the Brisbane Cruise Terminal. Free covered on-site parking is included. After-hours check-in is available.

    Great location and facilities, great communication

  • Shangri-La Gardens
    8.5
    Scored 8.5
    Very Good
    Rated very good
     · 651 reviews

    Offering an outdoor pool, Shangri-La Gardens is located in Brisbane, 6.2 mi from Brisbane Powerhouse. Free private parking is available on site.

    Great location, friendly staff and breakfast provided

  • Wynnum Anchor Motel
    8.6
    Scored 8.6
    Excellent
    Rated excellent
     · 528 reviews

    Featuring an outdoor swimming pool and BBQ facilities, Wynnum Anchor Motel is located 15 minutes’ drive from Brisbane Airport. This bayside motel offers free WiFi and free on-site parking.

    The staff were awesome and everyone around was great.

  • Aspley Pioneer Motel
    8.2
    Scored 8.2
    Very Good
    Rated very good
     · 924 reviews

    Aspley Pioneer Motel offers an outdoor swimming pool and BBQ facilities. Guests enjoy free on-site parking in their allocated bay outside the room.

    Always stay for an overnight stop, very near and clean

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  • Aspley Sunset Motel
    Budget options available
    8.9
    Scored 8.9
    Excellent
    Rated excellent
     · 316 reviews

    Offering an outdoor pool and free WiFi access, Aspley Sunset Motel is located a 20-minute drive from Brisbane city center. The property offers free on site parking and BBQ facilities.

    clean, good size, had a nice pool and lovely owners

  • Benson Court Motel
    Budget options available
    8.2
    Scored 8.2
    Very Good
    Rated very good
     · 694 reviews

    Located 3 minutes’ walk from shops, restaurants and cafes in Toowong, this motel offers self-contained rooms with a balcony or patio.

    Every thing excellent this is my 3rd stay so it's good

  • Lancaster Court Motel
    8.6
    Scored 8.6
    Excellent
    Rated excellent
     · 484 reviews

    An outdoor pool, a BBQ area and a sunny terrace are on offer at Lancaster Court Motel, just 2461 feet from Fairfield Train Station. All rooms offer a flat-screen TV with cable channels.

    Everything, from the staff to the rooms, was excelent.

  • Manly Marina Cove Motel
    Budget options available
    8.5
    Scored 8.5
    Very Good
    Rated very good
     · 913 reviews

    Manly Marina Cove Motel is a 4 star boutique motel located within the grounds of the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron (RQYS), right on Moreton Bay.

    Clean room, very friendly staff and superb location.

  • City Star Lodge
    8.1
    Scored 8.1
    Very Good
    Rated very good
     · 917 reviews

    This clean, modern motel is located at Kangaroo Point, a peaceful yet convenient setting just 1.2 mi from Brisbane CBD. Its facilities feature an outdoor swimming pool. Free WiFi is available.

    Location and pool area. Room was clean and spacious.

  • Airport Riverview Motel
    7.5
    Scored 7.5
    Good
    Rated good
     · 1,511 reviews

    Located just off Kingsford Smith Drive, Riverview Motel is just a 1-minute walk to the Brisbane River and adjacent to Racecourse Road's shops and restaurants.

    Location, amenities, availability of early check in.

  • Pegasus Motor Inn and Serviced Apartments
    6.7
    Scored 6.7
    Pleasant
    Rated pleasant
     · 1,381 reviews

    Set in tranquil gardens, Pegasus Motor Inn and Serviced Apartments offers a range of 4-star accommodations options, including fully self-contained 1-bedroom apartments as well as executive, deluxe and...

    Everything except climbing the stairs with luggage

  • Brisbane Manor
    6.2
    Scored 6.2
    Pleasant
    Rated pleasant
     · 1,909 reviews

    Located in a historic building built in the 1800s, Brisbane Manor features a bar, a sunny terrace and BBQ facilities.

    I enjoyed the old time feeling, very queenslander design.

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  • Darra Motel & Conference Centre
    8.3
    Scored 8.3
    Very Good
    Rated very good
     · 363 reviews

    Featuring an outdoor pool, a BBQ area and a restaurant, Darra Motel is located in Darra, a light industrial and business district of Brisbane.

    Good location to where I was working and a friendly place

  • Herston Place Motel
    8.1
    Scored 8.1
    Very Good
    Rated very good
     · 265 reviews

    Featuring air-conditioned rooms with a private balcony and a flat-screen TV, Herston Place Motel is just 3.1 mi from the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Center.

    everything. just perfect. clean. comfy and affordable

  • Coopers Colonial Motel
    8.1
    Scored 8.1
    Very Good
    Rated very good
     · 1,296 reviews

    A 20-minute drive from central Brisbane, Coopers Colonial Motel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. All rooms offer air conditioning, a 43-inch TV and free Netflix.

    Had everything you could need, price was also good

  • Queensport Tavern And Motel
    7.9
    Scored 7.9
    Good
    Rated good
     · 499 reviews

    Located in Brisbane, 8 miles from The Gabba – Brisbane Cricket Ground, Queensport Tavern And Motel provides accommodations with a restaurant, free private parking and a bar.

    windows are blacked out so ideal for shift workers

  • Garden City Motor Inn
    7.9
    Scored 7.9
    Good
    Rated good
     · 502 reviews

    Featuring 3-star accommodations, Garden City Motor Inn is located in Brisbane, 6.7 miles from Boggo Road Gaol and 7.7 miles from Southbank Station.

    Such a good location. Quiet stay as well. No noise.

  • Albion Manor
    7.8
    Scored 7.8
    Good
    Rated good
     · 299 reviews

    With free Wi-Fi, free parking and a swimming pool, the Albion Manor Apartments and Motel is 320 yards from shops and restaurants. All rooms include a flat-screen TV with cable channels.

    location & staff extremely helpful & friendly

  • Motel Mt Gravatt
    Central location
    7.8
    Scored 7.8
    Good
    Rated good
     · 408 reviews

    Motel Mt Gravatt is located in Brisbane, 7.3 miles from South Bank Parklands and 7.6 miles from Queensland Performing Arts Complex (QPAC).

    A unique and quiet motel hidden away' just great.

  • Oxley Motor Inn
    Central location
    7.8
    Scored 7.8
    Good
    Rated good
     · 574 reviews

    Located in Brisbane, 6.9 miles from Boggo Road Gaol, Oxley Motor Inn has accommodations with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a garden and a restaurant.

    Very comfortable bed, lovely linen. Clean and tidy

  • Best Western Airport 85 Motel
    7.7
    Scored 7.7
    Good
    Rated good
     · 1,275 reviews

    At Best Western Airport 85 Motel guests enjoy free Wi-Fi, free continental breakfast for 2 guests per room and free parking.

    Close to airport, comfy beds, basic but good breakfast

  • Aspley Motor Inn
    7.7
    Scored 7.7
    Good
    Rated good
     · 1,021 reviews

    Offering free WiFi and streaming service, Aspley Motor Inn offers air conditioned accommodations with each room fitted with a flat screen TV, just 1.4 mi away from Prince Charles Hospital.

    Cleanlyness, tidy, ease of access to locations around

  • The Metropolitan Spring Hill
    7.6
    Scored 7.6
    Good
    Rated good
     · 1,696 reviews

    Just 5 minutes’ walk from Central Train Station, The Metropolitan Spring Hill offers rooms with a flat-screen TV.

    Good location. Good value for money. Helpful Staff.

  • Greenslopes Motor Inn
    7.6
    Scored 7.6
    Good
    Rated good
     · 558 reviews

    Offering an outdoor pool, free WiFi and rooms with private balconies, Greenslopes Motor Inn is just 5 minutes’ drive from The Gabba Brisbane Cricket Ground.

    Friendly staff. Clean room. Provided all I needed.

  • Rocklea International Motel
    7.6
    Scored 7.6
    Good
    Rated good
     · 634 reviews

    This motel offers boutique-style accommodations with free parking and free cable TV. Rocklea International Motel is located 6.2 mi from Brisbane’s South Bank.

    Parking, ease of check in Suit needs of short stay

  • Novena Palms Motel
    7.6
    Scored 7.6
    Good
    Rated good
     · 1,423 reviews

    Nestled in the heart of Brisbane and just 7 minutes’ drive from Brisbane Airport, Novena Palms Motel features an outdoor swimming pool and is in a convenient location, just an 8-minute drive from the...

    Close to airport Excellent shuttle service, friendly staff

  • Ingenia Holidays Taigum
    7.6
    Scored 7.6
    Good
    Rated good
     · 993 reviews

    Colonial Village features a large outdoor pool. Guests can choose between a room, studio or cabin, some featuring a private balcony or patio area. Prepare a tasty meal using the BBQ facilities.

    the room was very nice and spacious and very clean

  • Airway Motel
    7.5
    Scored 7.5
    Good
    Rated good
     · 1,965 reviews

    Airway Motel is a 15-minute drive from central Brisbane and a 10-minute drive from Brisbane Airport. It offers an outdoor saltwater pool, a courtyard with outdoor furniture, and free on-site parking.

    allowed us to stay and use the pool after check out time.

  • Airport Motel Brisbane
    7.4
    Scored 7.4
    Good
    Rated good
     · 1,162 reviews

    Just 10-15 minutes’ drive from Brisbane Airport, Airport Motel Brisbane offers air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen cable TV with some Foxtel channels.

    Reception staff lovely and quick to respond to msgs

  • Chermside Court Motel
    7.2
    Scored 7.2
    Good
    Rated good
     · 456 reviews

    Featuring studios with free Wi-Fi and a private balcony or patio, the Chermside Court Motel is just a 15-minute drive from Brisbane Airport.

    Location was great.No traffic noise. Nice and roomy

  • Airport Heritage Motel
    7.0
    Scored 7.0
    Good
    Rated good
     · 552 reviews

    Featuring an outdoor swimming pool, and a restaurant, Airport Heritage is just 10 minutes drive from Brisbane Airport. Some accommodations features a private balcony.

    Room was clean and tidy. Well presented and quiet.

  • Paramount Motel
    6.9
    Scored 6.9
    Pleasant
    Rated pleasant
     · 355 reviews

    Paramount Motel is located 1.2 mi from central Brisbane and a 5-minute drive from South Bank. It features an outdoor pool, barbecue facilities, and guest rooms with free Wi-Fi and a full kitchen.

    Room was nice and clean heaps of space close to everything

  • Holland Park Motel
    6.4
    Scored 6.4
    Pleasant
    Rated pleasant
     · 335 reviews

    Centrally located in Brisbane, Holland Park Motel is within 15 minutes' drive of the Gabba Brisbane Cricket Ground and Suncorp Stadium. It features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi.

    They gave us early check-in. Nice and quite location

  • Alloggio Hamilton Brisbane Airport
    6.1
    Scored 6.1
    Pleasant
    Rated pleasant
     · 1,847 reviews

    Set in pretty landscaped gardens, the Airport Alloggio Motel is well-positioned within easy reach of Brisbane Airport, the City Cat and the ferry port.

    Rooms were clean and practical. Good sized bathroom.

  • Raceways Motel
    Central location
    6.1
    Scored 6.1
    Pleasant
    Rated pleasant
     · 398 reviews

    Located in Brisbane, 3.1 miles from RNA Showgrounds, Raceways Motel has accommodations with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a tennis court and barbecue facilities.

    Clean and comfortable lovely staff who do a great job

  • Annerley Motor Inn
    5.6
    Scored 5.6
    Above average
    Rated okay
     · 536 reviews

    Located just 3.7 mi from central Brisbane, Annerley Motor Inn features free Wi-Fi and an outdoor swimming pool. There are bus services at the door and free parking is available on-site.

    The reception staff were friendly and accommodating.

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Motels that guests love in Brisbane

  • Avg. price/night: $107.99
    6.1
    Scored 6.1
    Pleasant
    Rated pleasant
     · 1,847 reviews
    This is an acceptable motel for short stays. The rooms are clean and tidy, they provide amenities and clean towels and there is a pool for use during the day. Also free parking across the road from Portside Wharf and a very lovely stroll away from Eat Street.
    Mary-beth
    Young couple
  • Avg. price/night: $135.61
    8.0
    Scored 8.0
    Very Good
    Rated very good
     · 2,432 reviews
    Comfortable bed, clean, location and free parking at the Motel
    Andrzej Przywozny
    Young couple
  • Avg. price/night: $120.07
    7.8
    Scored 7.8
    Good
    Rated good
     · 299 reviews
    This is a comfortable, affordable motel situated very close to our family which makes it perfect for us. Basic kitchen amenities so you can make breakfast or a simple meal. Comfortable air conditioning, amazing shower, spacious for a motel room with free parking. Staff are pleasant and accommodating. Daily room service if you want it. This is probably our 5th visit and it never disappoints.
    SUE
    Young couple
  • Avg. price/night: $131.63
    8.6
    Scored 8.6
    Excellent
    Rated excellent
     · 3,077 reviews
    Clean contemporary and comfortable motel room ideal for an overnight stay with free parking and friendly reception. Biscuits to have with a cup of tea is always a treat. The location suited us with easy access to Southbank for a Riverside stroll and Qpac where we saw a show.
    Catherine
    Young couple
  • 7.1
    Scored 7.1
    Good
    Rated good
     · 776 reviews
    We were flying out early the next day it was close to the airport n plenty of restaurants within walking distance to the motel. Staff were lovely n free parking would stay there again
    Valmai Burton
    Young couple
  • Avg. price/night: $135.61
    8.0
    Scored 8.0
    Very Good
    Rated very good
     · 2,432 reviews
    Pleasant value for money motel not far from airport. Eateries walking distance. Quiet despite major road outside. Good free parking.
    Cheryl
    Young couple
  • 6.4
    Scored 6.4
    Pleasant
    Rated pleasant
     · 689 reviews
    Loves everything about my little motel apartment! After almost two months on the road it was the perfect place to call home for a few days rest bite between jobs
    Jazmin
    Solo traveler
  • Avg. price/night: $112.85
    8.2
    Scored 8.2
    Very Good
    Rated very good
     · 694 reviews
    Excellent position to all amenities, they are within walking distance to motel. Hidden gem in the middle of a busy city, traffic & trains. Room was well sound proof as room faced onto train line. Passing trains the sounds were muffled. Free parking & free hassle free wifi. Room was clean, spacious & clean smelling. Thank you for a wonderful 2 night stay.
    Anne
    Family with young children
  • Avg. price/night: $105.95
    7.5
    Scored 7.5
    Good
    Rated good
     · 1,208 reviews
    Old building but clean and comfortable bed and good size room. Aircon work very good and aircon turned on prior to arrival was great. Location good, Walking distance from restaurants and Hamilton Hotel/pubs and metro w/w 5 minute walk from the motel and waterfront. very friendly staff. Free parking.
    Loretta
    Young couple
  • Avg. price/night: $127.78
    7.9
    Scored 7.9
    Good
    Rated good
     · 3,013 reviews
    Left an item behind in the motel, staff went above and beyond in returning it to me speedily. Room was clean and comfortable with free parking on premise.
    Emmeline
    Solo traveler

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