East Brisbane is, as the name suggests, an eastern suburb of Queensland’s bustling capital city, Brisbane. Boasting harbour views, beautiful parklands, an established food and café culture, and accessibility to the central business district, East Brisbane is a popular destination for those visiting the city for both business or leisure.
Visitors to the area have a range of attractions and activities at their fingertips, with the Wynnum Esplanade, Wynnum Pools and Wynnum Park close by, as well as several playgrounds for children, the Fort Lytton National Park and octagonal defence fort, heritage trails, and the largest boat harbour facility in the Southern Hemisphere.
Both domestic and international visitors can easily access the area by air, with Brisbane Airport a short 20-minute drive from East Brisbane. Shuttle services, taxis and car rentals are available at Brisbane Airport, and assist visitors in reaching the East Brisbane area.
The area is a popular choice for foodies, with a variety of cuisines available. Lytton Road is a hub for restaurants and bars, with Italian, Japanese, Indian, Thai and deli-style food options available. East Brisbane also has a reputation for coffee and cocktail bars, which provide a perfect place for business meetings, afternoon outings, or a café breakfast.
Visitors choose to stay in East Brisbane as an alternative to the central business district to escape the bustle of the city and enjoy more open space. The local parks and river views make the suburb feel bright and spacious, without removing visitors too far from the attractions, shops, or business opportunities that the city centre can offer.
East Brisbane is home to a total of 36 accommodation options and food services. While the area has a relatively small population of just 6,190 residents, thousands of visitors flock to the area throughout the year, and 9.7 percent of local residents are employed by accommodation and food services.
The area offers a range of accommodation options, and includes apartment hotels and serviced apartments, branded and boutique hotels, as well as motel and hostel accommodation for visitors who are backpacking or on a budget.