What is the best area to stay when travelling to Brisbane?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Brisbane:

  • South San Mateo: 35 holiday homes
  • Central San Mateo: 38 holiday homes
  • Bayview: 50 holiday homes
  • Shoreview: 34 holiday homes
  • Bayview-Hunters Point: 21 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Brisbane?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Brisbane. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lake Merritt: 1,731 holiday lettings
  • Golden Gate Bridge: 1,862 holiday lettings
  • Richmond Transit Center: 1,779 holiday lettings
  • San Bruno Station: 1,572 holiday lettings
  • Burlingame Broadway Station: 1,438 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Brisbane listed on HomeAway 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.

Why people love visiting friendly Brisbane

Learn about the unique charm of Brisbane with a stay in a private vacation home. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the biking, restaurants and shopping. Twin Peaks and Lombard Street are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities and attractions in and around Brisbane

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Brisbane a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pier 39 (8.4 mi / 13.4 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Harding Park Golf Course (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • San Francisco Zen Center (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Circus Center (6 mi / 9.7 km)

Exploring the natural features in Brisbane

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Brisbane is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Twin Peaks (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Palace of Fine Arts (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Mavericks (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Angel Island (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)