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Short break & Christmas shopping!

With Christmas nearly upon us why not enjoy a pre-Christmas break in Brisbane before the silly season gets into full swing? You could take some time out to recharge your batteries, plan you Christmas menu, see a show and get your Christmas shopping done all in a couple of days. Our accommodation is perfectly positioned to enjoy everything that Brisbane has to offer including some fantastic shopping precincts and markets.  Why not stay for a few days, grab some bargains and enjoy the Christmas magic? Here are some places that you might like to try that are all walking distance from Brisbane’s West End. 1 – QUEEN STREET MALL – this vibrant mall is home to most of the well-known shopping stores and it happens to be in the heart of the city. Stores include Alannah Hill, ALDO, David Jones, Myer, Zara, Country Road, H&M and more. It’s perfect for browsing with your Christmas gift list.Store opening hours: 9am-5pm 2 – BRISBANE ARCADE – Brisbane Arcade is renowned for its boutique and designer stores, and stunning jewellery shops. Names include Pandora, The Little Black Dress Shop, House of Dower and Brisbane Vintage Watches. Pick up that little something special for a […]

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Shopping in West End

You can buy everything you need for your self-catering apartment nearby at The Markets Shopping Centre, The Stores West End or at the Saturday markets. In fact West End is a providore’s dream! The Markets has a Coles Supermarket, butcher, health food store, liquor store and an Indian grocery store. The shopping centre is open seven days a week and has underground car parking. It’s located at 69 Boundary St, West End. For farm fresh produce check out The Stores West End, an Aladdin’s cave of all things fresh and locally produced and supporter of local farmers and producers. Here you can select from a wide range of fresh produce including meat and small goods; fruit and vegetables; The Source for bulk cereals, grains and nuts; Fromagerie for local and imported artisan cheeses; Scenic Rim 4Real milk and artisan breads. The Stores West End is located at 404 Montague Rd, West End and is open seven days a week. Try the Davies Park Market held every Saturday from 6am – 2pm at Davies Park, West End. The market is well known for the plentiful fresh produce on offer. You’ll be able to pick up fresh fruit and veggies directly from local growers and farmers at fantastic […]

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