Emporium Hotel

1000 Ann St., Brisbane, Queensland, 4006, Australia

Billing itself as a luxury boutique hotel, this contemporary, vibrantly designed establishment in lively Fortitude Valley boasts a rooftop swimming pool, exquisite cocktail bar, and easy access to some of the city's best restaurants. Customized, individually finished suites have kitchenettes, laundry facilities,and luxe bathrooms with Molton Brown toiletries, as well as workstations, 48-inch LED TVs, espresso machines, and Bose sound systems. Some suites also have separate lounge areas, and many also include spa baths. Staff routinely go beyond the call of duty, and thoughtful touches include complimentary newspapers and the loan of GHD hair stylers. All manner of extras are also available, from chocolate-dipped strawberries on arrival to a rose-petal-and-champagne turndown service, as well as in-suite breakfast or massages. Emporium's famously comfortable beds also come with a pillow menu.


  • superb design and facilities
  • close to nightlife
  • wheelchair-accessible suite
  • free Wi-Fi


  • outside the city center
  • expensive parking
  • can be noisy—ask for a room away from street


Phones: 07-3253–6999


102 suites
Rate Includes: Breakfast