How are things going for you? Do you intend to take a quick break before returning to work? Then consider going to Brisbane.
Brisbane is one of the fastest-growing cities in Australia. The city is noted for its unique Queenslander architecture, bustling urban areas, outdoor lifestyle, gastronomic culture, and friendly residents. Staying for a short getaway is a fantastic idea. When visiting the city, this article can help you know where to stay and what to do.
Where to Stay in Brisbane
Everyone values convenience, particularly while travelling. So, how about staying 15 minutes from both the Brisbane CBD and the Brisbane Airport? Hampton Court Apartments is the ideal location to stay. The accommodation provides easy short-term apartment rentals in Clayfield, Brisbane, at affordable rates.
Are you travelling alone, as a couple, or with few friends? Superior Studio Apartments are available at Hampton Court Brisbane. These newly refurbished apartments feature an en suite bathroom, reverse-cycle air conditioning, LCD TV, desk/dining area, microwave, toaster, and mini-fridge, as well as tea and coffee making amenities. These rooms include one Queen-sized bed and can accommodate up to three people. Rates are for two people.
Another option is the two-bedroom apartments, which come in standard and superior configurations and are ideal for families or friends. Superior rooms differ in that they are stylishly renovated standard two-bedroom apartments. However, you can be sure that both types include a spacious open-plan design with a comfortable living and dining area, a well-equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, and air conditioning, as well as access to a furnished private balcony.
Both have a Queen-sized bed and two King-sized single beds. The rates are based on four guests, with a maximum occupancy of five. You can pay an extra $15 per night for each additional guest single bed.
In addition to self-contained apartments with all the comforts of home, Hampton Court Apartments provides free WiFi, off-street parking, and an onsite outdoor swimming pool for their valued guests.
What to Do in Brisbane
There are several things you can do in Brisbane. Suppose you are ready to explore, Hampton Court Apartment’s friendly reception team will be happy to help with car hire as well as a hassle-free restaurant, show and attraction bookings.
Visit City Botanic Gardens
The City Botanic Gardens has several beautiful and historical attractions, one of which is the Bamboo Grove, a collection of 23 bamboo species. It was planted to commemorate the loss of the bamboo collection in 1937. You will also see the Walter Hill Fountain. This was constructed in 1867 to provide the public with much-needed drinking water. The fountain was in use until 1930 when new bubble fountains were installed.
The cannon (serial 63914) is another attraction in the garden, Jemmy Morrill and the Brolgas sculpture, ornamental ponds, river frontage, Riverstage, Weeping Fig Avenue, and the all-ability playground.
Book a Brisbane Greeters Tour
Join one of the free Brisbane Greeter tours to learn more about the city. The program was halted in March 2020 due to the pandemic, but it resumed in December 2020. Each Brisbane Greeter is a local who is warm, friendly, skilled, and knowledgeable. They are enthusiastic volunteers who want to share Brisbane’s stories, show you some great sports, and show you around the vibrant city. They currently have over 100 Greeters who can assist you in more than 20 languages.
Indeed, this tour is a great experience and opportunity. Don’t miss out!
Attend New Year’s Eve Events
The usual fireworks displays are available at Brisbane’s local precincts, including Howard Smith Wharf, Eagle Street Pier, Portside Wharf, and South Bank. Aside from these, locals are very supportive of small businesses, so many locals dine at one of the City’s incredible restaurants this time of the year.
Here are a few of the many places you can visit.
Saké Restaurant & Bar, Eagle Street Pier
Prepare yourself for some fine wine, delicious food, spectacular fireworks, and fantastic live entertainment! Saké Restaurant & Bar, which serves contemporary Japanese cuisine in six iconic locations across Australia, is hosting a New Year’s Eve special event called Sake 2021 NYE, which begins at 6 PM.
The restaurant is in Eagle Street Pier, an iconic Brisbane waterfront precinct with world-class dining options and unrivalled views of the Brisbane River and Story Bridge. Don’t you think it’s a great place to welcome 2022? Make a reservation now for a memorable dining experience.
Cloudland New Year’s Eve
Do you want to celebrate New Year’s Eve in style? Drift beyond the waterfall to a beautiful oasis where life is but a dream to enjoy at Cloudland‘s sparkling New Year’s Eve celebration. Enjoy five-star drinks and delectable bites to accompany your countdown, all while taking in the ebb and flow of live entertainment, pop-up surprises, and special guests on a magical night to remember. They serve until 5 AM!
In addition, three ticket types are available for Cloudland’s New Year’s Eve party, each of which provides a unique experience. Crystal Garden Soiree at Madame Hedges and Crystal Palais (Levels 1 and 2), The Cocktail Lounge at the Heritage Room (Level 2), and VIP ‘Play Among the Stars’ Soiree at the All-New Rose Room, Moon Room, and Terrace (All of Level 3).
Casino Royale New Year’s Eve at Pig ‘N’ Whistle West End
What about dressing up as Bond, James Bond? That is genuinely the ideal look for such a special occasion. From Black Jack to Russian Roulette, you’ll have three hours of pure casino fun. You can also order a medium-dry vodka martini with lemon peel. Shaken, not stirred.
The Pig ‘N’ Whistle West End is hosting the Casino Royale on New Year’s Eve. Pig ‘N’ Whistle West End is the most authentically British pub in Brisbane. They serve the best hearty English fare around, as well as Modern Australian flavours and techniques. Make an effort to dress formally. There will be prizes for the best dressed!
Are you ready to travel to Brisbane and welcome 2022? Then book your tickets and Hampton accommodation right away.