Melbourne Cup Garden Party

Ladies dress up in your finest frocks and fascinators and come along to The Glen Hotel's Melbourne Cup Garden Party on Tuesday 3 November.


The Glen Hotel's Garden Grille Restaurant and Silk Marquee will be the venue for this glamorous garden party themed luncheon. Of course there will be a smorgasbord of delicious food and bubbles and fine wines to wash it down with.


Included on the day is an all-you-can eat Buffet Luncheon, DJ/MC entertainment, sweepstakes, open-air photo booth, lucky door prize and prizes for the best dressed male and female, as well as best hat/fascinator – so make sure you frock up!


Tickets are $62 per person. You can book your tickets now by heading to The Glen Hotel and clicking on the Melbourne Cup event listing.


Book your Southern Brisbane Accommodation for Melbourne Cup Day at The Glen Hotel & Suites CLICK HERE



QHA Award Winning Hotel

The Glen Hotel & Suites not only recently took out a Queensland Hotel's Association, QHA Award for the "Best New Accommodation/Hotel" in Queensland, but have also been awarded a Tripadvisor "Certificate of Excellence" in 2015 and is ranked as the fifth best hotel in Brisbane.


Featuring luxurious guest rooms and suites, solar heated outdoor swimming pool and gymnasium, the hotel offers well appointed, functional rooms with complimentary wireless internet throughout the property, on demand movies, foxtel channels and in room mini bars.


The Glen Hotel & Suites has a choice of Superior King, Superior Twin or King Suite all with modern decor and all the comforts of a home away from home. 


Guests comfort and security is considered paramount at The Glen Hotel & Suites, and as a result they have invested in complimentary secure on site car parking, CCTV cameras, 24 hour on site management and Saflok security system.


Book a stylish new room in Southern Brisbane today at an award-winning hotel at The Glen Hotel & Suites CLICK HERE



Brisbane Oktoberfest

Australia’s largest German Festival, Oktoberfest is happening at the Brisbane Showgrounds on 9 - 11 and 16 - 18 October.


Join in the celebrations of all things German and test your yodelling skills, clap to the thrills and spills of Bavarian Strongmen and  Miss Oktoberfest Brisbane competitions, laugh at the puppet show 'Kasperltheater', swoon over the latest Dirndl/Lederhosen fashions, try your hands at leg-slapping, catch the culinary tips hot off the food show… or just sing, dance and schunkel along to the ‘Münchner Buam’ Oktoberfest band direct from Munich.


There will be truly delicious German gourmet experiences awaiting you at Oktoberfest Brisbane – schnitzels, sausages and Black Forest cake washed down with specially hand-crafted German beers, German wine, champagne, and many non-alcoholic refreshments.


Tickets start from $15 (earlybird). Or why get a group together and book a Bavarian Table?  It will be a festival to remember so get your tickets today at Oktoberfest Brisbane


Brisbane Showgrounds are located at Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills. Book your Southern Brisbane Accommodation for the Oktoberfest with us here at The Glen Hotel & Suites CLICK HERE

Story Bridge Climb

Scale new heights and put some thrills back into your life during your stay in Brisbane! Climb Brisbane’s iconic bridge – the Story Bridge with Story Bridge Adventure Climb.


It is definitely a once in a lifetime experience to see Brisbane truly shining from a completely different point of view. From the top of the Story Bridge you can see the magical river snaking its way through the city to the suburbs, the city scape, the magnificent South Bank Parklands and all the way out to Moreton Bay in the east and the rolling green hills of the Scenic Rim to the west.


During the climb you will also discover some interesting facts about Brisbane’s most treasured landmark plus a whole lot of other facts about Brisbane itself.


You can book a bridge climb at different times during the day, including a dawn or twilight climb. Prices start from $99 per adult. For the more adventurous you can also do an abseil from the bridge.


You can book online at Story Bridge Adventure Climb or phone 1300 254627


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Queensland Long Course Swimming Qualifying

The first of three qualifying meets, the Queensland Long Course Swimming Qualifying Meet will be conducted at Brisbane Aquatic Centre at Chandler over two days on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 October.


Swimming Events will include:

  • Open Mens & Womens 50m, 100m, 200m, 400m, Womens 800m & Mens 1500m Freestyle
  • Open Mens & Womens 100m & 200m Butterfly
  • Open Mens & Womens 100m & 200m Backstroke
  • Open Mens & Womens 100m & 200m Breastroke
  • Open Mens & Womens 200m & 400m Invidual Medley

Tickets for the meet are $5 online or $7 at the gate. For further event details visit Swimming Queensland


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Brisbane Aquatic Centre is located at Cnr Old Cleveland Rd & Tilley Rd, Chandler