DES Accommodation and Hotel Suggestions

DES ACCOMMODATION INFORMATION DOCUMENT (the information contained in this webpage is also summarised here)

Air BnB
There are many convenient AirBnB options near the University, or just across the river.  West End locations, for example, are just a 3 minute ferry ride from UQ.  Good suburbs for AirBnB include St Lucia, West End, Highgate Hill, South Brisbane, and Toowong.

Mantra Southbank Brisbane: 161 Grey Street, South Bank, Queensland
Phone (AU): 13 15 17
Ph (Int): +61 7 5665 4450
Travel Time to UQ: 25minute ferry trip (one way)

To book and receive 10% off the Mantra Daily Rate, visit:

  1. Select region and property, travel dates and number of guest, and input Promo Code UQCAASTRO17 (case sensitive) in the Promo Box – hit SEARCH.
  2. You will see the discount applied to the Mantra Daily Rate on each room type.
  3. Select the room type you wish to book and hit BOOK NOW to proceed to payment screen.
  4. Fill in all required details to confirm your booking and hit COMPLETE BOOKING.
  5. You will receive an email confirmation once all details have been processed.

The discount will apply for any room type travelling between 05/11/2017 – 10/11/2017, when booked before 05/10/2017. ***PLEASE NOTE: promo codes are only valid for bookings made online.

Once booking is confirmed, it can be accessed via My Bookings on the same website by logging in using the Reservation number on your confirmation and the Surname on the booking.

Inn on the Park Serviced Apartments, Toowong: 21 Patrick Lane, Toowong QLD 4066
Phone: +61 7 3870 9222
Travel Time to UQ: 7 minute bus trip (one way) or 10 minute ferry trip (Milton Station) (one way).

Call to book direct for UQ rates.
Room Types:

  1. 1 bedroom apartment UQ rate is $150 per night.
  2. 2 bedroom apartment with 2 queen or 1 queen and 2 single beds, which can accommodate 2 or 3 person respectively. UQ rate is $198 per night.
  3. 2 bedroom plus study apartment can accommodate 8 person. UQ rates $240 per night.

Jephson Hotel, Toowong: 63 Jephson Street, (Cnd Sherwood Road), Toowong QLD 4066
Phone: +61 7 3736 4400
Travel time to UQ: 5 minute bus trip (one way).
UQ Rates, Call hotel to book.

  1. Queen Deluxe ( 1 Queen Bed) $189 per night, including Breakfast for 1.
  2. Twin Queen (2 Queen Beds) $219 per night, for Two, including breakfast for 2.
  3. Family Room ( 1 Queen & 2 Singles) $219 per night for Two, including breakfast for 2.
  4. 2 bed Apt ( 1 Queen bedroom & 1 bedroom with 2 singles) $249 for Two, including breakfast for 2.

Oaks Charlotte Towers
Travel time to UQ: 15min bus trip to UQ (one way) or 20minute ferry trip (North Quay station).
Book Online via this link using the code “CAASTRO” for a 12% discount off the Best Daily Rate.

Oaks Festival Towers
Travel time to UQ: 15min bus trip to UQ (one way) or 20minute ferry trip (North Quay station).
You can book directly via the website, using code CAASTRO (code is case sensitive if you book directly on the website).

The Women’s College: (limited rooms available)
The Womens College has 3 fully self-contained apartments available.

These have one bedroom with a Queen-size bed that splits into 2 x singles if required, ensuite, kitchen, lounge, dining and study area and cost $110 for a single person or $155 for twin share including breakfast in the college dining hall. To book call the College direct on +61 7 3377 4500.

St Leos College: (limited rooms available)
St Leos College has 2 ensuited rooms at a rate of $165 per room per night.
This rate is all inclusive (meals, all linen, parking and UQ wifi) To book call the College direct on +61 7 3878 0600.