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Kingsford Smith Motel

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5 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Near the Brett's wharf cat station and the cruise ship terminal, this is a decent hotel and a good value for the area. I highly recommend talking the catamaran boat into the city from here. It's a bit of a ride but the views make it more than worth it. The owners were very nice and helpful.

Thank Bryce S
Perth, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Recently had an overnight stay at Kingsford Smith Motel. Great location close to airports, friendly service, clean and comfortable and close to numerous eateries. Will book again on my next visit to Brisbane.

Thank francesk990
Warwick, Queensland
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Several of our family have stayed here and find it to be very clean, well-appointed and in a great location not only for proximity to the airport (LOVE the free shuttle!) but also to the wharf precinct restaurants and shops. Staff are very friendly and helpful. It's our place to stay in Brisbane!

2 Thank katem575
nambucca heads
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 3rd visit to Kingsford Smith Motel in the past few months. Fantastic location to commute to the airport with free shuttle available. Quiet, clean comfortable rooms. Even though it is on a busy road we were not disturbed by traffic and had a great nights sleep. The thing that keeps us coming back is the service. Rose... More 

1 Thank carol d
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked here for an overnight before a flight home. Highly recommended..... the rooms were clean and comfortable and quite spacious and we did not hear traffic noise (we overlooked the carpark). Free wifi. We enjoyed a swim in the salty pool, then we strolled down to the waterfront, just 5 minutes or so away, where there was a great selection... More 

2 Thank VancouverStephanie
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here one night each side of our cruise. First room was on level 1 on a Sunday night didn't notice road noise. Second visit was a Monday night on second level & a bit noisier but not unbearable. Check in friendly as we arrived early on the Monday they held our luggage while we shopped in the city... More 

1 Thank nzsmith
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very clean, spacious, friendly and helpful Motel and surprisingly quiet on a busy road. great location next to numerous eateries at the Wharf Precinct. we had been stuck in a traffic jam for over an hour before checking in and was getting agitated as I couldn't work the air conditioning unit but the manager came straight up and got... More 

Thank Lindy W
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I needed to get to the airport at 4am. I was worried a taxi would not come at that hour for a relatively short distance. Rose and Mark put my mind at rest, showing me the direct line to a taxi service which, sure enough, showed up promptly when I rang in the morning.

Thank Scrab S
Sydney, Australia
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215 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This motel is well maintained , looks just like the website, car parking is a much appreciated option, the rooms are quiet and clean, everything worked so great for a one night stay. Friendly service on arrival and excellent being able to walk around Hamilton

Thank boski
Darwin, Australia
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64 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Convenient place to stay, close to Airport and walking distance to the new Portside dining precinct. The service was good, and the room was comfortable and quiet, as our room fronted the busy street. If you have time you can hop on a river ferry near Portside and ride up the river to town.

Thank Wagaitwag

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kingsford Smith Motel offers expert customer service,high quality and comfortable rooms as well as all the nearby restaurants, bars and shops near the picturesque portside wharf, not to forget the Eat Street Markets and Eagle farm racing. We are here to accommodate you the best way we can. We offer 24 hour check in service and a free shuttle to drop you off at the airport and also to the cruise terminal. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kingsford Smith Motel

Address: 610 Kingsford Smith Dr, Brisbane, Queensland 4007, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
Price Range: ₹ 4,705 - ₹ 7,841 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kingsford Smith Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 36
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#7 Business Hotel in Brisbane
#10 Best Value Hotel in Brisbane
#13 Luxury Hotel in Brisbane
#19 Family Hotel in Brisbane
#29 Romantic Hotel in Brisbane
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“All good as far as we know”
 of 5 bubbles katem575, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room away from the road”
 of 5 bubbles carold815, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“all good I would think”
 of 5 bubbles 38lindyw, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Accessibility to Portside and the airport! Fabulous hosts!”
 of 5 bubbles jimanddebmacdonald, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are very comfy”
 of 5 bubbles marybrown51, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
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