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Accomodations/getting to Brisbane airport for 6 am flight

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Accomodations/getting to Brisbane airport for 6 am flight

Can anyone suggest a hotel for a one night stay in Brisbane? Early 6:00 am flight to Cairns the next morning so thinking something close to the airport would be best. The closest hotel seems to be the Novotel but am looking for something less expensive. Any suggestions? If we stayed a little further out, how difficult is it to get transportation to the airport that early in the morning?


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1. Re: Accomodations/getting to Brisbane airport for 6 am flight

Anything around the Ascot-Hamilton area is barely 10 minutes from the airport. Taxis are pretty plentiful, you could pre-order one but you could just get your reception to do it for you.

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2. Re: Accomodations/getting to Brisbane airport for 6 am flight

I agree the Novotel is the closest but is pricey with zero nearby facilities. As mentioned above there are numerous motels about 10 minutes away, (7-8km) pretty much all next door to each other. Most refer to themselves as "airport motels". Some are better than others. I suggest reading reviews here as some get good and some get quite bad reviews. At least in this area you are very close to the river, a pub that serves meals, convenience stores and more. It's quite a good area but road facing rooms can be noisy due to traffic however as you are leaving early it shouldn't be too bad. Check to see if any offer airport transfers, otherwise a taxi will only take 10-15 mins. This is the Hamilton/Ascot area.

A quick search of Hotels.com brought up some with airport shuttles, these are

Pegasus Motor Inn,

Airport Motel,

Best Western Hacienda,

Brisbane Airport Inn,

Airolodge International,

Airport Ascot Motel,

Quality Hotel Airport International,

Hamilton Motor Inn.

I wont vouch for any as I haven't stayed in these but hope it gives you a head start in your search.

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3. Re: Accomodations/getting to Brisbane airport for 6 am flight

There is also an Ibis hotel that advertises $99 rooms. It is very close to the Novotel.

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