Hotels and motels in Queensland

Whether it’s five-star fancy, coastal resort chill or outback beauty, Queensland’s home to some of the best hotels (and motels!) going around. Get ready to lay your head on fluffy pillows, snuggle down into lush beds and put many a mini-bar through their paces all the way from the Gold Coast to Mackay to Cairns and beyond. And if your taste doesn’t match your budget, there are charming and cheap motels throughout the state that prove comfortable and affordable accommodation, so you don’t have to worry about missing out on a cheeky getaway.

Best hotels in Queensland

From barefoot luxury on a world-class island, to glamour and sophistication that can be found on the Gold Coast to delightful lodges perched on mountain tops, it’s not hard to lure holiday makers to Queensland’s best hotels, each offering more than just the swim-up pool bars and pillow menus. Looking out over natural wonders to world-heritage rainforests to world-class beaches - the choice is yours to discover. And the good news is, you don’t have to blow your budget on the best of the best. There’s plenty of cheap hotel alternatives available in the same desirable locations throughout the state.

Budget motels

On a budget? Aren’t we all! Thankfully, being on a budget means you can still have a holiday with affordable motels sprinkled throughout Queensland. Break up your road trip in comfortable accommodation and duck off the Pacific Coast Way at Rockhampton and Mackay. Quite often these little roadside gems are family run so will no doubt offer local insider tips and tricks and a classic homemade breakfast to get the most out of your holiday!

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Kingfisher Bay Resort

Fraser Island,
From AU$144 - 609
Kingfisher Bay Resort is located north of the Sunshine Coast, and is the gateway to the World Heritage wilderness of Fraser Island. Nestled among tree-covered dunes, along the calm waters of the Great Sandy Strait, the resort is a paradise for a range of nature-based activities, such as swimming, bush walking, fishing, or simply enjoying the tranquil native environment.

The Star Grand at The Star Gold Coast

Broadbeach, Gold Coast Area
From AU$318 - 858
The Star Grand at The Star Gold Coast is your premier entertainment destination set in the heart of Australia's stunning Gold Coast. Combining the luxury and sophistication of a world-class hotel with the excitement of award-winning restaurants, lively bars, spectacular stage shows and concerts, plus the non-stop action of a 24-hour casino.

Hilton Cairns

Cairns, Cairns Area
From AU$149 - 934
Situated in lush Tropical North Queensland and set overlooking Trinity Inlet and Marlin Marina, Hilton Cairns is the ideal base from which to explore the region's many attractions. Hilton Cairns continues to demonstrate a commitment to industry leadership and innovation.

Sandcastles 1770 Motel and Resort

Agnes Water, Gladstone Area
From AU$125 - 500
Situated in the sub-tropical heart of Agnes Waters/1770 the most northerly surf beach in Queensland and voted one of Australia’s best beaches. Whether walking from your room to the pristine beaches or taking a short stroll to local shopping precinct or dining and socialising in the onsite restaurant, Sandcastles 1770 Motel and Resorts provides everything you could desire.

Hotel Grand Chancellor Brisbane

Spring Hill, Brisbane Area
From AU$130 - 400
Situated on the highest point in Brisbane’s Central Business District, Hotel Grand Chancellor Brisbane is a convenient address for business and leisure travellers. Discover an engaging blend of contemporary design, modern amenities and gracious hospitality, at a hotel dedicated to the perfect guest experience - ideal for a relaxing corporate trip, family holiday or weekend getaway.

Tryp Fortitude Valley Hotel Brisbane

Fortitude Valley, Brisbane Area
From AU$139 - 300
TRYP Fortitude Valley promises you the ultimate unique urban accommodation experience. The charismatic boutique hotel offers you convenience and a choice of five different room types, including two inside spa rooms and another two with a private spa on the balcony.

Abajaz Motor Inn

Longreach, Longreach Area
From AU$122 - 160
You will feel right at home when you arrive at Abajaz Motor Inn in Longreach. Hosts Rodd and Liane love taking care of guests with their special brand of country hospitality. On arrival, you’ll be shown to your spotlessly clean room.

Pethers Rainforest Retreat

North Tamborine, Scenic Rim Area
From AU$275 - 400
Pethers Rainforest Retreat is a luxurious boutique retreat with just 10 secluded, individual and private tree houses all offering a magnificent sub-tropical rainforest vista. Pethers is exclusively designed for adults.

Glasshouse Mountains Ecolodge

Glass House Mountains, Sunshine Coast Area
From AU$128 - 260
The Glasshouse Mountains Ecolodge provides eco-friendly accommodation in the heart of the Glasshouse Mountains. The remarkable Glasshouse Mountains are a series of steep sided volcanic plugs over 25 million years old.

Peppers Airlie Beach

Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Area
From AU$149.50 - 209.50
Located in Queensland’s famous Whitsundays, Peppers Airlie Beach offers majestic views over the Coral Sea and Whitsunday Passage. Featuring beautifully appointed One, Two and Three Bedroom Apartments with breathtaking ocean views, wide breezy balconies and intelligent design to enhance the tropical lifestyle of North Queensland.
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