Known as the Sunshine State, Queensland is the second largest Australian state and is located in the north-east of the country.
Popular with tourists for its vast stretches of white sandy beaches, tropical climate and astounding scenery, Queensland has much to discover and explore. Visitors staying in any of the hotels in Queensland will find plenty of entertainment. From diving on the Great Barrier Reef, exploring the rainforest in the Daintree, sailing the Whitsundays, surfing on the Gold Coast, or living it up in the big city, there is something for everyone in Queensland.
For visitors looking for hotels in Queensland's capital Brisbane, there is a wide range to suit all tastes and budgets. ibis budget Brisbane Airport (previously Formule 1 Brisbane Airport) provides cost conscious travellers with affordable and comfortable accommodation in a location perfect for travel to the airport or city. ibis Brisbane, Novotel Brisbane, and Mercure Brisbane are all located in the heart of the city and provide ideal bases for exploring. Sofitel Brisbane Central is also excellently located and provides a wide range of superb facilities.
Australia's famous Sunshine Coast features sparkling beaches, adorable animals and, well, sunshine! Less than a two hour spectacular drive north from Brisbane Airport, the Sunshine Coast is the perfect place for an outdoor holiday. The weather rarely drops below 20 degrees Celsius, even in the winter months, while summer sees highs as gorgeous as 28 degrees Celsius. Only 10 minutes north is Noosa, featuring one of the only north-facing beaches in Australia. This sheltered spot is free from the strongest ocean winds, so perfect for swimming and beginner surfers. Stay at the
Staying in any of the hotels in Queensland's well-known tourist destination Cairns, provides travellers with an excellent base at the gateway of far North Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef. For affordable accommodation, stay at ibis Styles Cairns, for a central location, choose Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort, or for a view of The Esplanade, choose Mercure Cairns Harbourside. And for those looking for luxury, visit the Pullman Cairns International and for the opportunity to stay at the most prestigious hotel and entertainment complex in Cairns, stay at Pullman Reef Hotel Casino.
A trip to Fraser Island, the world's largest sand island is highly recommended. Stay at Mercure Kingfisher Bay Resort Fraser Island for the chance to take a dip in the island's Champagne Pools, sun yourself by Lake McKenzie, or immerse yourself in nature. Magnetic Island is also well worth the trip. Stay at all seasons Magnetic Island or Grand Mercure Apartments Magnetic Island, swim in the Coral Sea, or hire an open-top car to discover all the island has to offer.