The SpaceLuxury room with exclusive use of the main bathroom inc full bath, shower and washer/dryer. Ducted aircon, ceiling fan, desk and chair, 1000 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, Egyptian cotton towels, bar fridge with ice box, tea and coffee making facilities and smart TV with Netflix etc. The room also opens on to the terrace and has its own lounge area - perfect for those balmy Brisbane nights. There is secure under building parking, if required. NOTE there is a second bedroom also avaliable - see seperate listing of you'd like two rooms.
The apartment feels like an inner city oasis and has an edgy London/New York feel with great views over the surrounding suburbs of Petrie Terrace, Paddington and the Suncorp Stadium. There is a fantastic atmosphere when there is an event on at the stadium, and it's great to kick back on the deck with a beer or wine and soak it all in!
For a city apartment, we have a large outdoor deck (100 sqm) which is great for pottering around on or relaxing with a wine and enjoying the views.
Please note that whilst we are close to the rail line, the trains are speed limited here so the noise isn't too noticeable - other than when an occasional freight train goes through! The rooms are also very well sound insulated.
There is also easy access from our apartment to the communal BBQ level and roof-top pool - both of which have great views. It is not a huge pool but its a great spot to catch some rays and cool off with a dip.
The building itself is in an up and coming area within easy walking distance to many of Brisbane's major attractions.
Cereal, bread/toast, honey, peanut butter, jam, marmalade, Vegemite and eggs (for boiling or poaching) are available for breakfast - guests can help themselves to this and also to tea, coffee, milk, juice, cordial and water. Guest AccessGuests have exclusive access to their room, their outdoor lounge area and the main bathroom (owners may have to use the washing machine occasionally though).
Guests are welcome to use the kitchen (within reason), living/dining area and the main outdoor terrace area as well.
Guests also have access to the communal (shared) BBQ deck (with great city & river views) and the pool deck. Interaction with GuestsWe both work Mon-Fri so generally there isn't anyone about during week days, but we are usually around at weekends.
We are sociable and enjoy a beer or glass of wine with guests on the deck. Happy to interact as much or little as guests like though.
The guest room has a smart TV, bar fridge,tea and coffee making facilities and it's own sitting area so if you want some quiet time to yourself you have the space to do so! The NeighborhoodThe apartment is in the CBD fringes and within easy walking distance to many of Brisbane's major attractions:
The Barracks (major Coles supermarket, bottle shop / dining / cinema) - 5 mins
Caxton Street - bars/restaurant strip - 7 mins
Suncorp Stadium - 12 mins
CBD - 15 mins
Queen Street Mall - 15 mins
Roma Street Station - 10 mins
Museums & art galleries - 15 mins
West End - 20 mins
Paddington - 20 mins
Southbank Parklands & lagoon - 15 mins
Convention Centre, QLD Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, QPAC / QLD Museum etc - 15 mins
Ithaca Pool - 12 mins
Park Road restaurants - 15 mins
City Botanical Gardens - 25 mins
Caxton Street has a great vibe and we love a Sunday afternoon beer at the Caxton or the Paddo Hotel! Palace Cinemas at the Barracks is another favourite spot - they show mainstream and art-house moves. The are also some great restaurants at the Barracks, Libertine and Peasant are two of our favourites.
South Bank and West End are also both within easy walking distance. West End is great for brekkie and there are some amazing food festivals at Southbank. Getting AroundThe property has secure underground parking if you are coming by car. If arriving by plane then a cab ride is about $55 or an Uber around $38. We highly recommend a cab or an Uber as the walk from Roma Street Station to ours can be difficult if you have lots of luggage. However, if you are feeling game you can get the Airtrain to Roma Street Station and we are a 10 minute walk from there.
There are plenty of local buses in the area. Most of Brisbane's attractions are within walking distance, but if the Brisbane heat gets a little too much then the cabs and Ubers are plentiful too! Other Things to NoteWe are friendly and respectful male couple (one British, one Torres Strait Islander). Whilst same day requests are usually accepted, this will depend on individual circumstances and flexibility may required around check in time.