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Gisborne, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to get to with very friendly management. Clean room and facilities, and breakfast is provided which is also convenient . Close to the airport and a quiet location i found it to be. well worth staying at for an affordable price.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Week 1 ok, Week 2 OMG Air-conditioners rather old and not very good. Owner was great but his male staffer berated the customer publicly for asking the previous week to get batteries for TV & aircon and called the customer a winger. Staff probably need customer training.

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David S, Owner at BEST WESTERN Airport 85 Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Our air conditioners have been all recently checked within the last 2 weeks and are working well. I checked the room immediately after talking with you on the phone. And found the room to be cooling well. If coming from a cooler climate you may be struggling with the heat as with many locals. Our...

Sunshine Coast, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently had an overnight stay at Best Western 85 to be able to get to the airport for an early flight, when arriving at the accommodation receptionist was helpful & pleasant but once we got to the room that's where it started to go downhill. Once we opened the door we were greated with an extremely strong cleaner smell,...

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Kristine P, Manager at BEST WESTERN Airport 85 Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and comments. Sorry that we didn't meet your expectations with your recent stay with us. With the thousands of travellers and guests that visit our motel each year, there is only a small amount of guests who have commented negatively on our cleaner and sanitiser fragrance. Personally this is a pretty good result of our...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just stayed overnight after a flight from Perth. Rooms small but adequate,bed comfortable,linen spotless,as was the bathroom. Good for what we wanted,as it's close to the airport, and lots of choice of eateries within close driving distance.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Large and comfortable rooms with a small kitchenette! Train station right outside the front! You did have to change trains to get to the airport but I think you'd get straight down town without changing! Not the healthiest breakfast selection maybe, but still! I'd rather get something than nothing. Highly recommended anyway!

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Vienna, Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an overnight in Brisbane on our way to New Zealand for vacation. We got out of the BNE airport after 10 pm and 36 hours of flying. We were exhausted and Brisbane was warm and humid even at that time of night. We knew that Uber operated in Brisbane so we took one to the hotel which we...

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Thank Silverstreak46
Tamworth, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location was excellent and within walking distance to Portside wharf where there are a number of fantastic eateries. Also a great location if you're heading to Moreton Island, 10 minute drive to the ferry wharf. The hosts were friendly and the room was clean. Continental breakfast, free parking and free wifi were included which was an added bonus.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed over night. The room was clean and modern and the beds were really comfy. It was great being able to park right outside our room before an early flight. Management were great and excellent at returning emails, answering questions. Didn't get to try the breakfast (left too early) but dining area looked great.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2017

My daughter and I stayed overnight at this motel on our way home from Brisbane to Melbourne. We arrived around 8.30pm and while reception was closed we were given clear instructions on how to access our room. The motel is an older style and our room had been nicely modernised with fresh clean sheets, tea and coffee facilities and a...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Very typical Aussie motel. Suited all our needs for one night before driving to Noosa. Not that far from the airport, cab fee about 25aussie dollar?(IF I REMEMBER CORRECTLY). Clean, comfy, late semi-auto check-in a breeze. There is a Thrifty next door! So don't pre-rent a car online from the airport Thrifty and have to take a cab back there...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Only 10 minutes from Brisbane Airport, the Best Western Airport 85 Motel is a friendly, family-run 4 star motel conveniently located in the heart of Ascot. **Guests staying with us enjoy FREE continental breakfast, FREE Foxtel movies and sports channels, FREE Wi-Fi and FREE parking!** Situated in a quiet location within sub-tropical gardens, our 25 rooms offer clean, modern decor and super comfortable king beds - perfect for a restful stay. We are the only 4 star motel in Ascot and the closest 4 star motel to Doomben Racecourse (3 minute walk). The ever popular tree lined Racecourse Road precinct is just a 15 minute stroll where you will discover a wide variety of cafes, restaurants and boutiques. Gallopers Sports Club (just a 5 minute walk) offers a delicious dinner menu at affordable prices every evening until 8.30Pm. For guests preferring to dine in their own room anytime, we offer a range of delicious ready-made meals that may be microwaved at leisure. Beer, wine, spirits, soft drinks and bottled water are also available for purchase from reception. We extend a warm welcome to both business and leisure travellers offering a range of room types including family and interconnecting rooms for larger groups. Our guest rooms feature FREE Foxtel movies and sports, FREE Wi-Fi, LCD TV, tea/coffee making facilities, microwave, toaster, iron and ironing board, split system air-conditioning, in closet safe and hairdryer. Some rooms also feature a balcony. Our motel is ideally positioned within walking distance of Racecourse Road shopping and dining precinct, Eagle Farm Racecourse and markets and Doomben Racecourse. Also located close by is the Brisbane Cruise Terminal, Portside Wharf, Dendy Cinemas, Eat Street Markets, City Cat Ferry, Direct Factory Outlet (DFO). The Brisbane Entertainment Centre at Boondall, where major concerts and events are held is approximately 15 minutes by car. For our business travellers, we are conveniently close to Eagle Farm and Pinkenba commercial and industrial areas as well as the business areas of Hamilton, Hendra, Nundah and Toombul. Public transport is at our door offering easy access to Brisbane CBD and suburbs. The Gateway Arterial is a 5 minute drive away with links to the M1 Motorway and the beaches of the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast (1 hour by car). **We encourage guests to book early 7 - 14 days in advance as we are a very popular Motel due to our highly sought- after quiet location.** The friendly, helpful staff at Best Western Airport 85 Motel look forward to welcoming you soon to your home away from home! ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Airport 85 Motel

Address: 40 Lamington Ave | Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland 4007, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
Price Range: ₹ 6,877 - ₹ 10,110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Airport 85 Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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#9 Spa Hotel in Brisbane
#60 Luxury Hotel in Brisbane
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“We had a downstairs room on the parking lot and never heard anyone else.”
 of 5 bubbles Silverstreak46, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Stairs and no lift for upstairs rooms. Plenty of parking and ground floor rooms available.”
 of 5 bubbles 431judithn, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the rear have ready access to the garden area”
 of 5 bubbles roo751, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There are upstairs and ground level rooms”
 of 5 bubbles martyaqua, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed on a ground room floor and it was nice & quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles soniad946, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
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