Welcome to Brisbane’s Inner City Hub
It’s no wonder the bustling atmosphere in Fortitude Valley attracts scores of travellers each year. Renowned for its nightlife and entertainment, and affectionately known as “The Valley”, Fortitude Valley is packed with everything from dance and live music shows, to multicultural dining opportunities on eccentric Brunswick Street. So whether you plan on heading to James Street for some of the best Australian fashion labels, or sip on a cocktail at one of the chic rooftop bars, there’s sure to be something fun for everyone in this popular Brisbane destination.
Modern and Age-Old Beauty Side-by-Side in “The Valley”
It’s easy to become immersed in the rich culture that this exciting port of call has to offer. If you happen to head toward the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, you’ll experience a magnificent combination of cabaret, live dance, and circus performances. Fancy a visit to Brisbane’s best-loved music venue, the iconic Tivoli Theatre? It’s a mere 15-minute walk from the centre, and brimming with old-world charm and unique art-deco features. Right on the doorstep of the theatre is Rydges Fortitude Valley Hotel, where business and leisure travellers will experience nothing short of a world-class stay in a sleek and contemporary setting. And if you’re in to modern architecture, a trip to the soaring Aurora Tower is a must. Whether you’re planning an overnight stay or not, make sure to spend some time in this curved concrete tower, where the Botanic Gardens and Brisbane River provide spectacular views from the tower’s upper levels. Don’t worry, there’s no need to be concerned about Brisbane’s high winds from up there, the building is more than capable of withstanding a gust or two.
No Going Hungry in Fortitude Valley
There are plenty of treats in store for those who consider themselves to be foodies. A hearty breakfast with freshly brewed coffee is one of the best ways to start your day. After browsing famous clothing shops such as David Jones, and boutique outlets like Sass & Bide, head to Chinatown for lunch. Those who prefer to dine in style will find what they’re looking for at Emporium Fortitude Valley. Sophisticated European restaurants serve delectable cuisine, decadent desserts, and an array of fine wines to compliment your meal.
Brisbane Accommodation Will Not Disappoint
When it comes to spending time in Fortitude Valley, whether it’s camping or caravanning, a private apartment or exclusive boutique hotel, the choice is yours. There’s bound to be something exciting to suit the budget. The hotels in Brisbane’s entertainment quarter are ideal for travellers who want to make the most of the lively hotspots in King Street. However, if you prefer something a little more relaxing, then the tranquil suburb of New Farm is teaming with everything from upmarket, modern hotels such as Spicers Balfour, to those with antique furnishings that evoke a glamorous past and rich history. So wherever you choose to stay, and whatever the reason is for your visit to Fortitude Valley, prepare to be blown away by all.