Brisbane Marriott Hotel, Brisbane, Australia

I don’t normally stay at a Marriott hotel as I try to stay at an IHG or Accor hotel so I get my points (yep, I’m a bit shallow like that!) but this week due to all my normal hotels being full in Brisbane I decided to give the Marriott Brisbane a go having driven and walked past it many times.

The Marriott Brisbane is a relatively large hotel at the intersection of Queen and Ann Streets, though your taxi will take you to the back entrance on Howard St.

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Bow Thai Restaurant, Brisbane, Australia

After eating at Cha Cha Char on Wednesday evening, we needed somewhere to eat on Thursday. A quick check with the staff at the pub we were having a drink at, and with the concierge at our hotel had us heading down to Fortitude Valley to a Thai restaurant called Bow Thai. We were told that this was the best Thai food in Brisbane.

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Cha Cha Char, Brisbane, Australia again…

I was in Brisbane for work again last week and the major decision to be made was “where do we eat?”

The obvious answer was Cha Cha Char’s. I’ve dined at Cha Cha Char’s a couple of times and the meals have always been excellent.

We’d had a couple of beers after work at the near by Belgian Beer Cafe and headed off to the restaurant around 6:30 to see if we could score a table. Since we were early we were able to get a table straight away but the restaurant filled up very quickly, so I guess we were lucky.

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Sofitel, Brisbane, Australia

I’ve stayed at this particular hotel probably around 5 years ago when it was the Sheraton (I think it was). Down at reception nothing much had changed in the intervening years and is was much as I had remembered it.

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Sebel Citigate, Brisbane, Australia

This is a review in two movements.

I’ve stayed at this hotel twice now over the past couple of months. The first stay, I would have to say, wasn’t the best.The bed was, to put is nicely, crap. It was just so uncomfortable I’d wake up more tired than when I went to bed.

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