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!
FREE Wireless Broadband or Dial up Internet Access in all rooms.
STD/ IDD Phones in all rooms.
Fax, copy and printing services available at reception (fees apply).
Small meeting room available with bar and kitchen facilities. Room hire includes complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits.
Please enquire at reception.
Things to Do
The popular Racecourse Road precinct is only a 15 minute stroll away, where there are many restaurants, cafes and boutiques to explore. Gallopers Sports Club (just 5 minutes’ walk) offers a delicious dinner menu at affordable prices every evening until 8.30pm. Charge-backs to our motel are available for our corporate guests.
Eagle Farm & Doomben Racecourses are both within a short walking distance. The racing carnival season adds to the vibrant village atmosphere of Ascot. The Brisbane Cruise Terminal includes Portside Wharf boasting an array of shopping, cinemas, restaurants & bars. At nearby Brett’s Wharf, City Cat ferries operate to the Brisbane CBD and Southbank. Explore Brisbane's must see destinations at your leisure by ferry - a unique and affordable way to sightsee for all ages. Spectacular and very popular evening cruises show Brisbane's colourful riverside lights- a tourist highlight not to be missed!
Eat Street Markets (next to Portside Wharf) feature a mix of international food stalls, music and entertainment and operate every weekend. Eagle Farm Markets (every Sunday morning) feature fresh produce available to both locals and visitors.
A selection of some of Brisbane's best Golf courses are within a 10 minute drive.
As you will see our location has a wide selection of things to do to suit all ages, cultures and budgets.
Relax by our pool & spa to read a good book or enjoy the excitement of a race day carnival. Choose from a variety of dining options from market eateries to 5 star cuisine. Catch a movie, cruise the Brisbane River and visit the many attractions along the way or play a game of golf or bowls.
We have it all here in beautiful Ascot and just minutes from the Best Western Airport 85 Motel. You'll be surprised by our quiet, peaceful location - an ideal place to stay when you next visit Brisbane!
Top Attractions in Ascot, Brisbane:
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary - The largest koala sanctuary in the world. This park also features a large community of kangaroos, wallabies, emus, wombats and native birds.
Alma Park Zoo and Tropical Palm Gardens - Set in 18 hectares of tropical plants and palms, this zoo features exotic animals such as monkeys, baboons, camels, leopards, water buffaloes, kangaroos and koalas. Take a pleasant stroll through the gardens or enjoy the different animal feedings held daily.
Boondall Wetlands Reserve
Queensland Art Gallery
Customs House Gallery
Top Activities For BRISBANE (Ascot)
Hot air ballooning
Golf -the Victoria Golf Course or St Lucia Golf Course
Day trips to Queensland's famous theme parks - The Best Western Airport 85 Motel is perfectly positioned for day trips to Dreamworld, Warner Bros Movie World, Wet 'n' Wild Water World and Sea World.