Accommodation has been reserved at numerous hotels and apartments around Brisbane City and Southbank. As more accommodation blocks are confirmed they will be added to this page.

Please refer to the map below to see the distance between the accommodation providers (blue pins) and the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (green pin).

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Mantra South Bank
161 Grey Street, South Brisbane, QLD 4101

Mantra South Bank is located on the southern bank of the Brisbane River and is ideally suited to cater to the discerning needs of both business and leisure travellers. Boasting a central location, Mantra South Bank is within close proximity to Brisbane’s CBD, entertainment and arts districts, cosmopolitan dining, alfresco cafés and premium local attractions.

Mantra South Bank sits opposite the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre and is within walking distance of several major tourist attractions including the Queensland Performing Arts Complex, State Art Gallery and Museum, and South Bank Parklands. Public transport, including buses, trains and the famous Brisbane River City-Cats are all within walking distance of Mantra South Bank, ensuring all of Brisbane’s bounty of attractions can be easily and conveniently reached.

Contemporary in design and style, the property consists of 161 hotel rooms, studios & apartments. All room types feature air-conditioning, bathroom facilities and are spaciously appointed with quality interior fittings. All apartments also feature fully equipped kitchens, laundry facilities and private balconies, some with city views. For business guests, all room types offer direct-dial ISDN telephones, voice-mail and broadband internet access.

Leisure facilities include an outdoor heated lap pool, spa and fully-equipped gymnasium. The on-site Stone Restaurant and Bar offers a sophisticated dining experience and is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Next door to BCEC.


Studio Apartment: $255 per room per night


Oaks Festival Towers
108 Albert Street, Brisbane, QLD 4001

Oaks Festival Towers offers Brisbane accommodation combining a premier position with spacious modern design, first class facilities and technology – on a site that enjoys a unique place in Brisbane’s entertainment history.

Offering one and two bedroom contemporary, self-contained apartments each with a private balcony and city views, you’re on the spot for the very best of this relaxed river city: the cream of café society is at the door, and it’s an easy stroll to the Queen Street Mall, Treasury Casino, the beautiful Botanic Gardens and the Sunday Riverside markets.

Sample top restaurants and late-night bars, irresistible shopping, galleries, theatres, movies and museums, all nearby. And in the hotel foyer the unique ‘wall of fame’ pays homage to legendary acts, like the Beatles, who performed on the Festival Hall stage. Business travellers will savour proximity to the city’s financial and commercial heart, while excellent access to public transport will get you everywhere with ease.

15 minute walk to the BCEC.


1 bedroom Apartment: $185 per room per night
2 bedroom Apartment: $275 per room per night

Oaks Casino Towers

151 George Street, Brisbane, QLD, 4001

Brisbane accommodation located in the hub of the city’s historic CBD, The Oaks Casino Towers is a 4.5 star apartment hotel boasting spectacular views over the city or River. Adjacent to Treasury Casino and a short stroll from the South Bank precinct with its museums, art galleries, theatres and boutique shopping.

The one or two bedroom apartments are all luxuriously appointed with European-style appliances and quality finishes, ducted air-conditioning and spacious balconies.

Throughout the year, Brisbane is host to a variety of top international events and festivals, including Rugby, Cricket, AFL and other sporting events, as well as world-renowned performers and local celebrations. The Oaks Casino Towers places you right in the heart of the action, yet amid the verdant Botanic Gardens quarter of Brisbane.

To unwind and recharge, there’s always the heated 25m glass-walled lap pool, spa, gymnasium and sundeck overlooking the Brisbane River.

15 minute walk to the BCEC.


1 bedroom Apartment: $205 per room per night
2 bedroom apartment: $269 per room per night


St Leo’s College

College Road, St Lucia
(located within the grounds of the University of Queensland)

10 – 15 minute bus ride from UQ to BCEC. (Bus route 109)


Standard room with shared bathroom facilities: $65 per room per night
Ensuited room – single share: $90 per room per night
Ensuited room – double share: $130 per room per night

To book please download the 2012 Room Reservation Form – Healthy Buildings and return directly to the College -


Cromwell College

Walcott Street, St Lucia
(located within the grounds of the University of Queensland)

Minimum 3 day stay – Standard Single (single bed, ceiling fan, desk, shelving, wardrobe and shared bathroom facilities) $65.00 per person per night

Minimum 3 day stay – Deluxe Accommodation (double bed, airconditioned, desk, shelving, tv, wardrobe and private bathroom facilities) $125 per person per night

All rates include 3 meals per day including breakfast, lunch and dinner served in the College Dining Room.

To book: Please contact Anna East e: t: +61 7 3377 1232