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5 Great Things About Edward Lodge – Brisbane’s Best Airport Accommodation Option!

There is no doubt that Australia is one of the most beautiful continents with an extremely likeable culture, eye-catchy landscapes, impressive urban life and eclectic suburbs. In this particular article however we wouldn’t like to concentrate on the general aspects of what makes Australia great. Instead, we’d like to catch your interest and visit one of Australia’s top destinations – Brisbane. As you most likely already know, Brisbane is one of the most populous cities in Australia as well as the capital of the state of Queensland. And up to know, it has also become one of the most visited and cherished cities by tourists with a multitude of attractions, sights, cultural and historical spots, a beautiful wildlife, natural sanctuaries, and so forth. When it comes to visiting Brisbane, there’s some advice we can give you that will actually elevate your experience. It’s always better to start with the exploration of the suburbs. So instead of starting to explore one of the Australia’s most populous cities at once, you should start with exploring its surroundings. In this case, the best way to get it done is to choose a Brisbane airport accommodation option located in New Farm which, at this point, is considered to be “Brisbane’s most livable suburb”.

Don’t think of New Farm as of the suburbs you’re used to visiting as an avid traveler. We promise that this suburb is nothing like what you’ve already seen. Instead of being a boring and monotonous place, New Farm proves to be one of the most eclectic and alfresco destinations in Australia. Not so long ago it suffered a high spike of interest rates from both local authorities and foreigners which subsequently resulted in a substantial influx of tourists leading to the prosperity of the suburb.

If you choose New Farm, we’d like to advice you on the best airport accommodation option in this suburb. Edward Lodge located very close to the CBD is these days thought to be the best motel in the surroundings of Brisbane. You will never go wrong if you choose Edward Lodge as your place to stay while visiting the beautiful city of Brisbane. Besides being treated like royalty (which isn’t that bad, is it?!) you will enjoy beautiful landscapes and some eclectic dining places, shopping centers, and some other community facilities. And this is not the best part yet!

Keep on reading to get to know the 5 great things about Edward Lodge – Brisbane airport accommodation that is getting momentum today.

  1. Choose your accommodation type with Edward Lodge. This modern and sophisticated Brisbane airport accommodation motel provides its clients with the chance to choose from King, Queen + Single, Queen Room, Super Saver Double room as well as Apartment 9 based on your own liking and needs. Make sure that you check out the available accommodation options on the web page or get in touch with the motel’s reception to find out about room availability.
  2. Enjoy the lush tropical gardens surrounding Edward Lodge. There’s definitely no other place like this boutique-style motel located in the New Farm suburb. Especially if you’re a nature lover and you’d like to wake up to a mesmerizing view from your window and a therapeutic environment around you, you’d certainly want to book your stay at the Brisbane airport accommodation in one of the city’s best suburbs.
  3. Take a cruise with the City Cat Ferry. Undoubtedly, this is an experience you don’t want to miss. The City Cat public system transportation is a great way to take a look at Brisbane while enjoying a comfortable seat and capturing the breezes. You are welcome to embark on this journey of discovery of Brisbane’s surrounding beauty without having to worry about the financial side of it. It’s rather cheap and available for all budgets. An all-day Off-Peak ticket system is available to improve your experience.
  4. Enjoy the Powerhouse Farmers Market that is near Edward Lodge, and nourish your body with fresh and healthy foods each 2nd and 4th Saturday of every Month. This open air market, besides giving you the chance to stock your pantry with tasty food items, also offers you a plethora of other things for sale from artisan products to kitchen goods. This market is widely cherished not only by the 8000 residents living in New Farm, but also the nearby suburbs.
  5. Dine out at the eclectic and alfresco restaurants or cafes close-by. The good thing about Edward Lodge is that it is perfectly located a few minutes from the suburb’s centre brimming with a wide range of places to go to such as restaurants, cafes, bistros, shopping malls and the like. When you’re there, make sure that you taste the traditional cuisine so that you expand your understanding and knowledge of the Queensland area. You are certainly going to love the tasty dishes prepared by Australia’s top-notch chefs, the chilly atmosphere as well as the appealing décor of the eating establishments.

In case that you are planning a visit to Brisbane to get a feel a of the modern urban life, visit the natural sanctuaries, the cultural and historical places as well as many other attractions, enjoy its wildlife and explore the surroundings, you should definitely start you trip with your stay at Brisbane airport accommodation – Edward Lodge – a boutique-style motel located in one of the most eclectic and sophisticated suburbs, New Farm.

We highly encourage you to check out the web site as well as get in touch with a motel’s representative (or instead, call the reception) to check for room availability and make the right decision today. At Edward Lodge, you are going to be treated like royalty, and your stay is going to be one of the most exciting experiences you will ever have! Edward Lodge motel is one of the few Brisbane airport accommodation options with 100% positive feedback both offline and online! So feel free to book your stay today and embark on this great journey of discovery of Brisbane and its surrounding areas.

Apartment 9 Edward Lodge

Relatively new to Edward Lodge is the “Apartment” Self-contained and one bedroom with a queen size bed and en-suite.
Fully equipped kitchen with oven, microwave and fridge.
You have your own lounge and office desk.
There is a fold out lounge (nice quality) or bed settee .
Air-conditioned, television .
Ideal for short or longer stays.
Room includes continental breakfast and free access to wireless internet.


Powerhouse Farmers Markets

The Powerhouse Farmers Markets is just a short stroll from Edward Lodge.

WHEN: 2nd & 4th Saturday every Month.
TIME: 6AM – 12PM (Noon)
WHERE: The Brisbane Powerhouse. 119 Lamington St, New Farm.

About the Markets

Primarily it is a colourful bustling market selling fresh farm produce flowers breads artisan products meat fish poultry plants organics and food related objects… It’s a feel good grass roots experience with a social and community slant and a lot of fun.

It is not exclusively done by, or for farmers . It is not a farmers market co-operative. We have a number of city folk selling too, and a lot of exotic products and hold special promotions, entertaining events and chefs give cooking classes.

It is a big, bustling, busy, open air food market that sells all the most interesting food and plants, kitchen goods and wine, breads, meat, fish and fowl under the sun.

Who comes to the markets?

Everybody, from the locals to judges and sportsmen, media and tourists, The rich and famous, to the poor and infamous, wise and the hungover. All ages and sects, including foodies, photographers, artists and off duty Policemen, publicans, plumbers and chippies, chefs, priests, actors, Acrobats, mothers, couples, corporate big wigs and even neighbours and their children. Come and meet them all there!

Comforts Provided

  • Breakfasts and sausages sizzles.
  • Excellent coffee crepes.
  • Juices.
  • Warm bread.
  • Pies and rolls.
  • Lost and found
  • First aid bag
  • Free parking
  • 3 separate sets of loos
  • Coffee carts
  • Samples and snacks
  • Tables and chairs
  • Knife sharpener and key cutter

Take a City Cat, Brisbane River Cruise when staying at Edward lodge

City Cat, Brisbane River Cruise

When staying at Edward lodge find time to take a cruise on Brisbane’s river via the City Cat. Edward Lodge is a short stroll to the terminals (there are two located close to the Edward Lodge)

The City Cat is part of Brisbane’s public transport system on the river it is a fantastic way to see Brisbane. The boats (Jet Cats) are large and fast, having both inside and outside seating, outside is great for capturing the breezes. It is public transport so the fares are cheap with an all day Off-Peak adult ticket available and you can get off and on as often as you like.

I jumped on at New farm on friday mid morning and travelled to Southbank for a quick viewing of the art gallery then jumped back on for the ride over to Eagle St Pier for lunch. This really was the best way to view Brisbane’s waterside. By the way taking a ride on Saturday is also a good day to view the local sailing clubs in competition.


The Queensland Art Gallery – City Cat ride from Edward Lodge (Boutique motel)

The Queensland Art Gallery is currently displaying: ‘Ever Present: Photographs from the Collection 1850–1975’ at the Queensland Art (QAG) until 7 October 2013. Here is a link: Edward Lodge (Boutique motel) is an ideal place to stay when in Brisbane.
The Brisbane City Cats are a short walk from our door.
The City Cats provide one of the best ways to get about in Brisbane.

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Short Break for you – Local Restaurants in New Farm – Powerhouse Markets

This Saturday the Powerhouse Markets are on, opening at 6am every 2nd and 4th Saturday. Edward lodge his hosting guests who are here for a short break and getaway, some are tonight enjoying dinner at local restaurant (Bistro Arlette, a local French restaurant, a short walk away) and are then off in the morning to the New Farm markets. Another couple are spending the day shopping in Brisbane and making good use of the City Cat at the end of our Sydney Street. for your weekend or week day break. Don’t hesitate to ask for a list of our favourite restaurants.

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