Known for its lively buzz, youthful zeal, alfresco lifestyle, progressive ideals and affinity for the great outdoors. Brisbane – the capital of Queensland – has recently experienced a burgeoning population of restaurants, cafes, and bars amidst a brand-new hip arts district, as well as gorgeous green spaces, and multi-million-dollar shopping centres.
With a pretty river running through the heart of the city, and a backyard of mountain peaks, millions of visitors are attracted and fall in love with this sunny metropolis all year round. Its hotels are pretty special too, from quirky boutiques to high-rise buildings brimming with grandeur, here are the best cool and unusual hotels in Brisbane, Australia (in no particular order). ..
Originally built in 1880 and named after Scotland’s Inchcolm Island, this neo-Georgian four-storey building has lovingly restored many of its original features, including the ornate wood-panelled entrance and a heritage-listed lift.
Subtle colours embellish the hotel’s character, from the handmade wallpapers to the floral uniforms worn by the staff. The guestrooms at The Inchcolm by Ovolo come in all shapes and sizes and are complemented by their own unique theme.
All have workstations, mini iPads, docking stations, Nespresso machines, and lavish queen or king-sized beds. Just off the lobby, Salon de Co bar is a vibrant space with happy hour drinks, featuring a ‘Cabinet of Curiosity’ which displays trinkets and artefacts relating to 1980s rock mus