The Best Boutique Hotels in Queensland, Australia

Sometimes you want to rough it at a camp ground and other times you just want a little luxury and style, some quality Egyptian cotton sheets and a hotel with some little added extras. We’ve rounded up Queensland’s best boutique hotels for those of you after some top-notch room service.

QT Hotel Gold Coast


This one is for the luxury lovers. The rooms are modern and sleek in decor with sensational views over the Gold Coast and include everything you might need. Try the King Suite’s Japanese deep bath with views and order a glass a drink to your room while you’re at it – because you can.

There is so much to do at this massive hotel, with bars and restaurants a plenty as well as heaps of other options in the area. Not to mention there’s the amazing pool that you won’t want to leave, except maybe to visit the renowned onsite spa.

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Spicers Balfour Brisbane

Hotel, Luxury
Meticulously designed by brilliant local interior designers, this hotel is set in a classic New Farm Queenslander style house. It hosts an impressive restaurant as well as a rooftop bar with a gorgeous view over the city.

Suites are kitted with all the essentials, plus extras like your own coffee machine and rainmaker showers, but with the beautiful New Farm location you will be too busy eating to even notice.
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Spicers Peak Lodge, Scenic Rim

Boutique Hotel, Lodge, Hotel

This stunning rural oasis will make you fall in love with a part of Australia you may not even know existed. Spicers are known for their impeccable interiors, service and food. If you’re after a romantic weekend out of town and want to switch off from city life, this is where you want to do it. Relax by the fire in your room after a day eating and drinking your way around the stunning surrounding area. The pool is pretty special too!

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Qualia, Great Barrier Reef

Resort, Boutique Hotel, Hotel
Qualia suite overlooking the Whitsundays ©
Qualia suite overlooking the Whitsundays | ©

Sensationally designed, Qualia will make you feel like absolute royalty. Room views are a mix of lush rain forest and stunning coral and don’t stop there; rooms themselves are spacious and leave little more to be desired.

The restaurant looks over the ocean, and guests of the hotel have access to an exclusive bar with an extensive drinks list. Another perk: This hotel is purely for guests over 16 years of age, so no chance of squealing kids taking over the pool and ruining your zen.

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The Johnson, Brisbane

The Johnson, set in the beautiful inner city suburb of Spring Hill has taken design inspiration from Abstract Artist Michael Johnson. Boasting loads of stylish facilities like a gymnasium, a large pool with a sundeck and the slightly unusual option of two- or three-bedroom apartments, its perfect for weekends away with friends.

477 Boundary St, Spring Hill, Queensland, Australia +61 7 3085 7200