|New Farm Park - view map
New Farm Park is 20 minute walk from the hotel on the banks of the Brisbane River. New Farm Park is reported to have up to 17,000 visitors to the park each week during the Brisbane summer. The park does offer some great walking, jogging tracks, ferry terminal, barbeques. Nestled on the edge of the Park is The Powerhouse, the powerhouse has an excellent restaurant and is used for live theatre and exhibitions. New Farm park does offer Jan Powers Farms Markets every 2 and 4th Saturday per month. These markets are must see offering a fantastic selection of gourmet food.
Brunswick Street Mall - view map
Brunswick Street Mall is 5 minute walk from the hotel offering mixture of cafes, bars, clubs and retail shops. Brunswick Street Mall is meeting place with the locals on Friday and Saturday night before they venture of to the different pubs and clubs on offer in The Valley. On Friday and Saturday night The Valley comes alive as Brisbane Entertainment District with report 40,000 to 50,000 people. Just around the corner from Brunswick Street Mall you will find on Ann and Brunswick Street some trendy shops with local clothing from up and coming local designers.