Hotel Overview

Ten minutes from Brisbane Airport and over the road from Doomben Railway Station, Best Western Airport 85 Motel is a convenient and friendly, family-run 4 Star motel located in the heart of Ascot. Guests will enjoy Free continental breakfast for 2 persons per room additional can be purchased, Free Wi-Fi connectivity, 24-hour check-in and complimentary parking.

Our 25 rooms are in a quiet location and offer bright, modern decor and super comfortable king beds - perfect for a restful stay. The popular Racecourse Road is a short 15-minute stroll where guests will discover a wide variety of dining options and boutique shopping.

Gallopers Sports Club (a four-minute walk from the Motel) offers a delicious dinner menu at affordable prices every evening until 8:30 p.m.

Guests will be close to the Brisbane Cruise Terminal, Portside Wharf, Cinemas, Eat Street Markets, City Cat Ferry, Direct Factory Shopping Outlets (DFO). The Brisbane Entertainment Centre at Boondall, where major concerts and events are held is approximately 15 minutes by car.

Off streetcar parking is available during your stay for one car per room. Coach and larger vehicles on-street parking is available outside the motel. No charges apply.

Guests can call reception to arrange a shuttle service prior to the day of arrival, guest pays the driver direct to and from the International and Domestic Airports.

We look forward to welcoming you to our Brisbane motel.

Check-In Instructions: Our reception is staffed daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. For guests arriving outside of reception hours, we kindly request that you contact the motel directly before 3 p.m. on day of arrival to arrange for your key collection. Our policy for all guests is to check photo ID against credit cards on check-in and to pre-authorize cards to guarantee payment of any incidental charges.

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Hotel Amenities

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Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Modified Breakfast Service & Selections (varies by hotel)

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets not accepted
Child Policy
Up To Two Children Free (Age 6 And Under) For Every Two Paying Adults In Existing Bedding. Meal Charges May Apply.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions


  • 1 block(s) from Race Tracks, Doomben Race Course and Eagle Farm Race Course. Doomben race course is a very short walk one block behind the motel.
  • 0.40 kilometer(s) from Galloppers Sports Club, Only a five minute walk from the motel Galloppers Sports Club offers a family friendly environment and is a great place to relax and dine.
  • 0.80 kilometer(s) from Ferry Terminal, Ferry Terminal
  • 0.80 kilometer(s) from Ascot Dining Precincts, Lined with Poincianta trees, Ascot and Hamilton offers old-world elegance, in true Queenslander style. Race Course Road is the hub of the precinct, with both Eagle Farm and Doomben Race courses on its boundary. Racecourse Road offers fantastic dining, and with only a few minutes walk you will find Bretts Wharf and Portside Wharf, with a diverse selection of dining choices, as well as cafes and boutiques
  • 0.80 kilometer(s) from Theatre, Picture Theatre located at Portside wharf
  • 5.00 kilometer(s) from Fortitude Valley, Commonly know as "the Valley" it is a cultural hub for culture, music and shopping. The valley stretches in several directions including China Town, the mall, Brunswick Street, Anna Street and more. Great for clubbing.
  • 6.00 kilometer(s) from City centre, Brisbane CBD
  • 7.00 kilometer(s) from South Bank, South Bank speaks for itself with a wide variety of boutiques, dining and bars, mixed with family-friendly outdoor spaces including a man made beach and pool theatre. The Brisbane wheel which has panoramic views in all directions. With Boundary street as its spine, west end offers a diverse ethnic mix and throws up some delectable gems when it comes to cuisine. But don't forget the varied of vintage shops and the markets held every second weekend.


  • .350 kilometer(s) from Gallopers Sports Club, Bar/Lounge, International, Open for: lunch, dinner, is a short walk from the hotel and offers a classic bistro menu for lunch and dinner daily. With our easy charge-back facility, guests need only show their key on arrival for meals to be settled on check-out with the hotel.
  • 1.0 kilometer(s) from Meltz Gourmet Pizza Bar, Brasserie, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner, Pizza Bar
  • 1.0 kilometer(s) from Taros Ramen, Full Service, Japanese, Open for: lunch, dinner, Great
  • 1.1 kilometer(s) from That Thai, Full Service, Thai, Open for: lunch, dinner, Very popular
  • 1.1 kilometer(s) from Sushi Railway, Brasserie, Japanese, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.1 kilometer(s) from Grilled Ascot, Cafe, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Burgers and sliders
  • 1.2 kilometer(s) from Gusto Da Gianni, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner, Excellent very popular
  • 1.3 kilometer(s) from Racecourse Road Dining, Bar/Lounge, International, Open for: lunch, dinner, is approximately a 15 minute walk from the hotel and offers a variety of eateries and bars from a host of international cuisines to suit all budgets and tastes.
  • 1.4 kilometer(s) from Pizza Capers, Cafe, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Pizza

Nearby Cities

  • 10 kilometer(s) from Brisbane CBD, Queensland Australia
  • 83 kilometer(s) from Gold Coast, Queensland Australia


  • 4 kilometer(s) from Toombul Shopping Centre, Full shopping centre conveniences
  • .8 kilometer(s) from Racecourse Village, Only recently completed the end of 2018 Very conveneintly located a very short walk from the motel. At 188 Nudgee road opposite Doomben Racecourse. Accommodates Woolworths, 17 speciality shops, including a pharmacy, restaurants, with al fresco dining areas.


  • 6 kilometer(s) from Brisbane International Airport, Best Western Airport 85 Motel is very conveniently located 6.7 klms from the Brisbane Airport and nearby to a range of Brisbane landmarks & attractions.
  • 0.20 kilometer(s) from Bus stop located opposite Bus service, to all Brisbane destinations. light bus service is available for the Doomben Train Station opposite the motel.
  • 0.20 kilometer(s) from Doomben Train station Located directly opposite property. Very popular with guests to access the Brisbane city, Shopping, recreational and sporting events. Or either the Gold Coast or Sunshine Coasts.
  • 1.0 kilometer(s) from City Cat and Cruise Terminal, City Cat Ferries run very regularly into Southbank a very popular destination with Lagoon swimming pools and beaches. Brisbane Cruise Terminal a 5 minute drive at Portside Wharf
  • 7.8 kilometer(s) from Brisbane