Head into the city this summer for a staycation adventure.
If you’re looking for a summer escape filled with cocktails, shopping and foodie tours galore look no further then the Brisbane CBD.
When you embark on a staycation, you have to do it right. Hotel Jen Brisbane is located on Roma Street, just a short stroll to the Central Business District and adjacent to the Brisbane Transit Centre and is a perfect launching pad for all your city escapades. South Bank is only a short walk away and Queen Street Mall is so close you’ll be able to lug your shopping home on foot. No need to spring for a taxie.
Kick back in the spacious guest rooms and take advantage of the perks, including free WiFi and PressReader access to over 2,500 online newspapers and magazines. You are hereby given permission to put your feet up after a day of city exploration and fall asleep among the twinkling city lights.
The Sky Garden is home to Jen’s resident bees and organic herbs and vegetables, giving the inner-city hot spot a delicious natural twist.
Sitting atop Hotel Jen is Nest Brisbane, a mecca of delicious food and even more delicious cocktails. Their signature drinks include Birds of Tokyo,a Kraken spiced rum mojito and Nest in the City, their rejigged version of a Cosmopolitan.
The dining area overlooks a 100 year old fig tree adorned with hundreds of red Asian lanterns, creating a magical view against the city skyline. You can induge in a long morning sleep in and then simply take the lift downstairs to enjoy your buffet breakfast. The menu is comprised of dishes from China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Australia.
If you’re looking to see more of what our city has to offer (and indulge in a holiday diet) then your best bet is to venture into one of the nearby foodie hot spots.
Newstead is a slice of paradise for anyone wanting to sample the many exotic cuisines that have found a home in the river suburb. One of the best ways to do this is to embark on a Newstead Food Night Safari. This tour allows you to snake and snack your way around Newstead, sampling treats and eats while giving your legs a well-received workout.
For more information on a city stay cation visit www.hoteljen.com .