Destination guide

Explore Brisbane CBD in holiday homes to rent

Nestled between national parks and the ocean, Brisbane is a hub for arts, culture and dining that’s surrounded by beautiful natural spaces. It’s also the gateway to the glamorous Gold Coast and the family-friendly Sunshine Coast, so there’s truly something for every traveller. Holiday homes to rent in Brisbane put you in the heart of the action and all this city has to offer.


Heritage sites near Brisbane CBD holiday homes

With its long history, Brisbane has numerous historic sites to explore during your trip. Holiday homes can be found near places like the Queensland Museum and Science Centre, a natural history museum with science and culture exhibits, and the Museum of Brisbane, a museum with historical city exhibits and a clock tower tour. ANZAC Square, a public square with war memorials dedicated to Australian soldiers, and the Workshops Rail Museum, a historic railway museum with interactive and multimedia exhibits of steam locomotives, are also great for history buffs.

Things to do

Things to do near Brisbane CBD holiday homes

Brisbane has an array of attractions to explore during your trip. Holiday homes are available near places like St Helena Island National Park, a former prison site with educational tours and theatrical events, and the Glass House Mountains, a scenic area on a forested sprawl that’s great for hiking and nature walks. You could also visit Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, a riverside park with rock climbing, public artwork and picnic areas, and Mount Tibrogargan, a prominent volcanic plug in a picturesque setting.

Food & drink 

Regional cuisine near Brisbane CBD

The ocean and subtropical climate of Queensland provide delectable seafood, delicious fruits and fine wines merged with European, Asian and Australian recipes. Delicacies like Moreton Bay bugs, mud crabs, prawns, sea scallops, barramundi and mackerel are popular, as are native macadamia nuts, avocados, mangos, pawpaws and pineapples. Bundaberg Rum, a sweet rum made from local sugar cane, and craft brews are great complements to meals, as are the various wines from vineyards all over the state. Whatever your craving, you can find an array of restaurants serving Queensland delicacies near your Brisbane holiday accommodation.

Family friendly

Family fun near Brisbane CBD holiday rentals

Brisbane is filled with fun attractions for children of all ages. Holiday rentals give you access to kid-friendly places like the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, a natural wildlife sanctuary with a zoo featuring native Australian animals, and Sea World, an expansive aquatic-themed amusement park with marine creatures, rides and interactive tours. Kids will also enjoy the South Bank, a vast public area with lawns, gardens and playgrounds, and Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, which features educational shows, exhibits and an observatory.

Good for couples

Romantic holiday accommodation near Brisbane CBD

If you’re looking for a romantic holiday, Brisbane is the place for you. Holiday homes are available near romantic locations like the Story Bridge, an iconic bridge that offers picturesque views of the city, and the Gallery of Modern Art, which features masterpieces and notable works. Couples will also enjoy Brisbane City Botanic Gardens, a heritage-listed garden with an array of plant life and outdoor entertainment spaces, and Roma Street Parkland, a well-known park with scenic gardens, waterways and an amphitheatre. The Treasury Casino and Hotel Brisbane, an upscale gaming venue with several restaurants and bars, is a must for couples.

Where to stay near Brisbane?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 570 holiday rentals near Brisbane. From 368 Condos/Apartments to 121 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Brisbane for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Brisbane? offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Brisbane. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Roma Street Parkland: 699 holiday rentals
  • Brisbane Riverside Markets: 689 holiday rentals
  • Queen Street Mall: 683 holiday rentals
  • Treasury Casino: 683 holiday rentals
  • Albert Street Uniting Church: 692 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Brisbane listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Brisbane?

Yes, of course. offers 368 Condos/Apartments in Brisbane. Our other popular types of Brisbane holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 121 holiday houses
  • Studios: 382 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 8 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Brisbane?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 219 holiday homes with pool available in Brisbane. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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