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With its central location, Next Brisbane is literally in the thick of it – from events and festivals, to theatre and music shows. Staying with us means you can easily be part of all that Brisvegas has to offer.

 

GIDDY UP! 2017 Melbourne Cup Lunch at Lennon’s

A Tuesday Tipple? Count Us In! The Hottest Melbourne Cup Event!

On which other Tuesday of the year are you allowed to dress up to the nines and drink bubbles from 11am in the morning?

Whether you’re a prolific punter or a racing rookie, Melbourne Cup is the perfect excuse to dress up, have a drink (or three) and indulge in some delicious food at one of Brisbane’s finest establishments.

Join us at Lennon’s Restaurant for a long table 3-course lunch with a 3-hour premium beverage package including free flowing Moët & Chandon!

Hosted by Jillian Whiting and with special guest St George QLD Red’s Player Nick Frisby, this is one event you have to be at! Enjoy race sweeps and best dressed competitions before watching the live race.

A portion of ticket sales will go directly to the GingerCloud Foundation’s Modified Rugby Program.

Places are limited to book your Melbourne Cup Lunch tickets HERE!

  • Please note that the format of this event is shared long tables. We will allocate seats for tickets purchased as a group. Individual tickets will not have allocated seating.
TIME & PLACE

Tuesday, 7th November 2017
11:30am to 2:30pm

Cost

AUD $175 per person

Contact Information

Tahlia Edwards

Phone: 07 3222 3281

Catch the Riverfire 2017 celebrations from Brisbane’s Best Vantage Points for Fireworks!

30 September 2017 marks the end of the Brisbane Festival, and to celebrate, the skyline of Brisbane will be all aglow for 20 minutes with firework action. Triple M will be broadcasting the last 20 years (The first Riverfire was held in 1998) of music – moving up the years from ’98.

The fireworks will go off from 7pm but do get in earlier and don’t miss the action!

Here’s an easy go-to guide for the best vantage points to watch the fireworks this year:

South Bank Parklands

If you’re staying with us at Next, simply walk across Victoria Bridge and you are at one of the best vantage points. Please note this is a family-friendly area and a no-alcohol zone (unless you have a ticket for the various restaurants and bars within the South Bank precinct).

Riverfire Fireworks Display Vantage Points:

If you don’t feel like joining the masses and jostling with the crowds to get to the city for the Riverfire firework event, here are other vantage points you can consider:

Northside

  • St Bridgid’s Church, Red Hill;
  • Collins Rd, Ferny Hills;
  • Stuartholme Rd, Bardon;
  • Plucks Rd, Arana Hills;
  • Camelia Ave, Everton Hills;
  • Bilsen Rd, Wavell Heights;
  • Eildon Hill Reservoir, Windsor
  • Mt Coot-tha Lookout; and
  • Zeehan St and Rode Rd, Wavell Heights

Southside

  • Forbes St, Hawthorne;
  • Old Cleveland Rd, Coorparoo;
  • Camp Hill Bowls Club car park, Ferguson Rd;
  • Mt Gravatt Lookout;
  • Holy Trinity Church, Woolloongabba;
  • Cnr Dornoch Tce and Hampstead Rd, Highgate Hill; and
  • Gateway Bridge

TIME & PLACE

Sep 30
Entertainment from 4pm
Fireworks from 7pm
South Bank - Cultural Forecourt, Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia

Commonwealth Games 2018

Ready, set, go!

It’s all happening in Queensland this April when the 2018 Commonwealth Games takes place across 4 Queensland cities. While Gold Coast is the host city, sporting events will take place across Brisbane, Cairns and Townsville as well.

Being the first regional Australian city to host the Commonwealth Games, the Gold Coast is sparing no efforts to put its best forward. Beginning April 4, 2018, the games is expected to gather over 6,000 athletes, 15,000 volunteers, and 1.5 billion viewers across the globe.

This 11-day sporting spectacle is certainly not to be missed!

 

Next Hotel Brisbane for Commonwealth Games accommodation

Be close to the action!

Staying at Next Hotel Brisbane will give you good access to the action. You’d be close to Brisbane domestic and international airport, a few footsteps away from Central Train Station and travelling to the Gold Coast is only a short train ride away.

The games will be held across Gold Coast and Brisbane, with Cairns and Townsville both hosting the preliminary Basketball events.

Next Hotel Brisbane is a top choice for those who want to be in the city, yet be only a short train ride away from all the events. With many of the sporting events located on the outer regions of the Gold Coast, being close to transport that will get you to all the venues would be best.

From Next Hotel, you take the Airtrain – the quickest and easiest way to travel between Brisbane and Gold Coast. Trains depart every 15 minutes during peak times and 30 minutes off-peak. Surfers Paradise and the Exhibition and Convention Centre will take just over one hour.

You can pre-purchase your tickets online to ensure maximum ease and a stress-free time while here. Thousands of volunteers will also be on hand to answer any questions or guide you to your correct destination.

Avoid disappointment and book early at the best value Commonwealth Games accommodation on offer!

TIME & PLACE

April 4 - 15, 2018
Schedule
The Place

Kinky Boots

Winner of every international Best Musical Award!

From 22 August 2017

KINKY BOOTS is the hilarious and heart-warming new musical that Brisbane has been waiting for!

Based on the movie starring Joel Edgerton and inspired by a true story, KINKY BOOTS takes you on a hilarious journey from a working-class shoe factor y to the runways of Milan.  With Tony® and Grammy Award winning songs by pop icon Cyndi Lauper, book by Broadway royalty Harvey Fierstein (La Cage aux Folles) and Tony® winning direction and choreography by Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray), KINKY BOOTS is “one of the most fun nights of the theatrical year!” (news.com.au).

Don’t miss the musical that has captured hearts across the globe, opening in Brisbane this August for a strictly limited season.

ENQUIRE NOW AND BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATION AND TICKETS ALL TOGETHER!

[email protected]

NEXT Hotel Brisbane offers 10% discount on accommodation if booked in conjunction with a QPAC performance ticket through us! 

The Wizard of Oz – The Musical

At QPAC from the 4th November 2017

The world’s favourite musical returns to Australia!

The London Palladium production of The Wizard of Oz is an enchanting revision of the all-time classic. Developed from the ever-popular MGM screenplay, it contains the beloved songs from the Oscar®-winning movie score, all the favourite characters and iconic moments, plus a few surprises along the way, including new songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Leading the company of 40 performers will be Australian musical theatre legend Anthony Warlow as the Wizard and Professor Marvel, and leading ladies Lucy Durack as Glinda and Jemma Rix as Miss Gulch and The Wicked Witch of the West.

Don’t miss your chance to rediscover the real story of Oz in this fantastic musical treat!

ENQUIRE NOW AND BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATION AND TICKETS ALL TOGETHER!

[email protected]

NEXT Hotel Brisbane offers 10% discount on accommodation if booked in conjunction with a QPAC performance ticket through us! 

Mamma Mia … The Musical!

At QPAC From the 26 December 2017

Set on a Greek island paradise and inspired by the story -telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs, writer Catherine Johnson’s heart-warming tale centres around a young bride-to-be. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visitted 20 years ago.

Over 60 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the story and the music that makes MAMMA MIA! the ultimate feel-good musical. And now, in what will be a stunning new production, we want you to come join the party of a lifetime. A celebration of love, laughter and friendship, MAMMA MIA! is a fabulous night out for audiences of all ages.

ENQUIRE NOW AND BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATION AND TICKETS ALL TOGETHER!

[email protected]

NEXT Hotel Brisbane offers 10% discount on accommodation if booked in conjunction with a QPAC performance ticket through us! 

GIDDY UP! 2017 Melbourne Cup Lunch at Lennon’s

A Tuesday Tipple? Count Us In! The Hottest Melbourne Cup Event!

On which other Tuesday of the year are you allowed to dress up to the nines and drink bubbles from 11am in the morning?

Whether you’re a prolific punter or a racing rookie, Melbourne Cup is the perfect excuse to dress up, have a drink (or three) and indulge in some delicious food at one of Brisbane’s finest establishments.

Join us at Lennon’s Restaurant for a long table 3-course lunch with a 3-hour premium beverage package including free flowing Moët & Chandon!

Hosted by Jillian Whiting and with special guest St George QLD Red’s Player Nick Frisby, this is one event you have to be at! Enjoy race sweeps and best dressed competitions before watching the live race.

A portion of ticket sales will go directly to the GingerCloud Foundation’s Modified Rugby Program.

Places are limited to book your Melbourne Cup Lunch tickets HERE!

more Details

  • Please note that the format of this event is shared long tables. We will allocate seats for tickets purchased as a group. Individual tickets will not have allocated seating.

EVENT INFORMATION

TIME & PLACE

Tuesday, 7th November 2017
11:30am to 2:30pm

Cost

AUD $175 per person

Contact Information

Tahlia Edwards

Phone: 07 3222 3281

Catch the Riverfire 2017 celebrations from Brisbane’s Best Vantage Points for Fireworks!

30 September 2017 marks the end of the Brisbane Festival, and to celebrate, the skyline of Brisbane will be all aglow for 20 minutes with firework action. Triple M will be broadcasting the last 20 years (The first Riverfire was held in 1998) of music – moving up the years from ’98.

The fireworks will go off from 7pm but do get in earlier and don’t miss the action!

Here’s an easy go-to guide for the best vantage points to watch the fireworks this year:

South Bank Parklands

If you’re staying with us at Next, simply walk across Victoria Bridge and you are at one of the best vantage points. Please note this is a family-friendly area and a no-alcohol zone (unless you have a ticket for the various restaurants and bars within the South Bank precinct).

Riverfire Fireworks Display Vantage Points:

If you don’t feel like joining the masses and jostling with the crowds to get to the city for the Riverfire firework event, here are other vantage points you can consider:

Northside

  • St Bridgid’s Church, Red Hill;
  • Collins Rd, Ferny Hills;
  • Stuartholme Rd, Bardon;
  • Plucks Rd, Arana Hills;
  • Camelia Ave, Everton Hills;
  • Bilsen Rd, Wavell Heights;
  • Eildon Hill Reservoir, Windsor
  • Mt Coot-tha Lookout; and
  • Zeehan St and Rode Rd, Wavell Heights

Southside

  • Forbes St, Hawthorne;
  • Old Cleveland Rd, Coorparoo;
  • Camp Hill Bowls Club car park, Ferguson Rd;
  • Mt Gravatt Lookout;
  • Holy Trinity Church, Woolloongabba;
  • Cnr Dornoch Tce and Hampstead Rd, Highgate Hill; and
  • Gateway Bridge

EVENT INFORMATION

TIME & PLACE

Sep 30
Entertainment from 4pm
Fireworks from 7pm
South Bank - Cultural Forecourt, Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia

Commonwealth Games 2018

Ready, set, go!

It’s all happening in Queensland this April when the 2018 Commonwealth Games takes place across 4 Queensland cities. While Gold Coast is the host city, sporting events will take place across Brisbane, Cairns and Townsville as well.

Being the first regional Australian city to host the Commonwealth Games, the Gold Coast is sparing no efforts to put its best forward. Beginning April 4, 2018, the games is expected to gather over 6,000 athletes, 15,000 volunteers, and 1.5 billion viewers across the globe.

This 11-day sporting spectacle is certainly not to be missed!

 

Next Hotel Brisbane for Commonwealth Games accommodation

Be close to the action!

Staying at Next Hotel Brisbane will give you good access to the action. You’d be close to Brisbane domestic and international airport, a few footsteps away from Central Train Station and travelling to the Gold Coast is only a short train ride away.

The games will be held across Gold Coast and Brisbane, with Cairns and Townsville both hosting the preliminary Basketball events.

Next Hotel Brisbane is a top choice for those who want to be in the city, yet be only a short train ride away from all the events. With many of the sporting events located on the outer regions of the Gold Coast, being close to transport that will get you to all the venues would be best.

From Next Hotel, you take the Airtrain – the quickest and easiest way to travel between Brisbane and Gold Coast. Trains depart every 15 minutes during peak times and 30 minutes off-peak. Surfers Paradise and the Exhibition and Convention Centre will take just over one hour.

You can pre-purchase your tickets online to ensure maximum ease and a stress-free time while here. Thousands of volunteers will also be on hand to answer any questions or guide you to your correct destination.

Avoid disappointment and book early at the best value Commonwealth Games accommodation on offer!

EVENT INFORMATION

TIME & PLACE

April 4 - 15, 2018
Schedule
The Place

Kinky Boots

Winner of every international Best Musical Award!

From 22 August 2017

KINKY BOOTS is the hilarious and heart-warming new musical that Brisbane has been waiting for!

Based on the movie starring Joel Edgerton and inspired by a true story, KINKY BOOTS takes you on a hilarious journey from a working-class shoe factor y to the runways of Milan.  With Tony® and Grammy Award winning songs by pop icon Cyndi Lauper, book by Broadway royalty Harvey Fierstein (La Cage aux Folles) and Tony® winning direction and choreography by Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray), KINKY BOOTS is “one of the most fun nights of the theatrical year!” (news.com.au).

Don’t miss the musical that has captured hearts across the globe, opening in Brisbane this August for a strictly limited season.

ENQUIRE NOW AND BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATION AND TICKETS ALL TOGETHER!

[email protected]

NEXT Hotel Brisbane offers 10% discount on accommodation if booked in conjunction with a QPAC performance ticket through us! 

The Wizard of Oz – The Musical

At QPAC from the 4th November 2017

The world’s favourite musical returns to Australia!

The London Palladium production of The Wizard of Oz is an enchanting revision of the all-time classic. Developed from the ever-popular MGM screenplay, it contains the beloved songs from the Oscar®-winning movie score, all the favourite characters and iconic moments, plus a few surprises along the way, including new songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Leading the company of 40 performers will be Australian musical theatre legend Anthony Warlow as the Wizard and Professor Marvel, and leading ladies Lucy Durack as Glinda and Jemma Rix as Miss Gulch and The Wicked Witch of the West.

Don’t miss your chance to rediscover the real story of Oz in this fantastic musical treat!

ENQUIRE NOW AND BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATION AND TICKETS ALL TOGETHER!

[email protected]

NEXT Hotel Brisbane offers 10% discount on accommodation if booked in conjunction with a QPAC performance ticket through us! 

Mamma Mia … The Musical!

At QPAC From the 26 December 2017

Set on a Greek island paradise and inspired by the story -telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs, writer Catherine Johnson’s heart-warming tale centres around a young bride-to-be. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visitted 20 years ago.

Over 60 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the story and the music that makes MAMMA MIA! the ultimate feel-good musical. And now, in what will be a stunning new production, we want you to come join the party of a lifetime. A celebration of love, laughter and friendship, MAMMA MIA! is a fabulous night out for audiences of all ages.

ENQUIRE NOW AND BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATION AND TICKETS ALL TOGETHER!

[email protected]

NEXT Hotel Brisbane offers 10% discount on accommodation if booked in conjunction with a QPAC performance ticket through us!