With its prime location in the heart of Brisbane and its ease of access to Central Station, Sofitel Brisbane Central is the perfect accommodation option for families looking to explore Brisbane and beyond.
From the minute you walk into the lobby of Sofitel Brisbane Central you will be transported into a magic world of hospitality with candles, flowers and modern lobby decor awash in warm tones. All set amidst an atmosphere of warm hospitality.
Positioned in the city centre the Sofitel Brisbane Central was originally the first international hotel in Brisbane. Today you will discover a hotel of refined French elegance and personal service. Renowned for its imposing arrival and breathtaking views, the hotel’s reputation as the leading choice in luxury accommodation is absolutely deserved.
The hotel features 433 guest rooms and suites, Stephanie’s Day Spa luxury spa retreat, heated pool, SoFit gymnasium, Club Sofitel – one of the largest club lounges in Australia (with a dedicated kids room!), Cuvée Lounge Bar and three restaurants; Thyme² Interactive Restaurant, the award-winning Privé 249, and Harlequin Jack bistro and bar.
A babysitter can be organised through the Concierge team with the hotel’s preferred babysitting company, Charlton Brown.
Depending on the size of the family there are a few options of best rooms.
There are rooms with two double beds to fit a family of three or four if kids don’t mind sharing a double.
Alternatively, there are king rooms that interconnect with double beds so parents can be in the king and kids can be in the two doubles.
Are absolutely available free of charge and upon request. For bigger children, an additional rollaway bed for one child is also available on a complimentary basis.
There are baby change facilities available in the hotel bathrooms… and not just the women’s!!! One of our members has told us there are change tables in the men’s bathrooms too! Hooray!
Convenient onsite self-parking and valet service is available for an additional fee.
Parents with prams please be aware there is no elevator from the car park to the lobby, and it is recommended that luggage and prams are unloaded at the entrance prior to parking.
If you book direct through internal reservations or Accor hotels, kids under 12 eat free.
Sofitel Brisbane Central is walking distance to major shopping centres, Eagle Street Pier, the Brisbane River, Southbank Parklands and the Convention Centre. The hotel has direct access to Central Station providing convenient transport to the domestic and international airports, Sunshine Coast and the Gold Coast so it’s the perfect base from which to explore.
The Wheel of Brisbane
There’s nothing like a ride on a Ferris Wheel to get kids excited – and the Wheel of Brisbane is one of the best you’ll find! Head to the Parklands of Brisbane’s South Bank and see Brisbane’s skyline and river glittering from stunning heights, as you head up and around in a fully-enclosed and air-conditioned gondola that can seat up to six adults and two children. The views from almost 60 metres above-ground are absolutely breathtaking.
City Botanic Gardens
Enter the City Botanic Gardens along Alice Street, George Street or Eagle Street, or walk from Southbank over Goodwill Bridge. Enjoy large open green spaces, plenty of beautiful trees and views of the Brisbane River. There is also plenty of great activities for kids, including a sandbox, climbing walls, musical chimes, spinning wheels, speaker tubes, see-saws, swings and much, much more. Bring along a ball to kick around or simply wander the paths exploring the plant life.
DreamWorld Theme Park
Brisbane is famous for it’s theme parks including DreamWorld. Drive for about an hour along the Pacific Motorway and you’ll arrive at this fun-filled destination, which makes for the perfect day out with the kids. Brave some of the hair-raising upside-down, twisting and turning rides, or opt for some of the tamer options – it’s up to you! There are attractions and rides appropriate for children of all ages.
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