Isla House PA


Opposite PAH Emergency Entrance Cornwall Street, Woolloongabba QLD 4102

Recently I stayed for three days at Isla House PA in Brisbane, Australia and I was very impressed.

Isla House PA is one of a group of motels in Brisbane. Check them all out at their website.

Isla House PA is located across the road from the PA Hospital, so it’s perfect for out patients or for families that have to travel some distance for treatment.

Isla House is your home away from home! I’ve never seen a motel before that had basically everything supplied. Here’s what I found…

  • Under cover – off the street – parking
  • Bathroom: shower, toilet, sink & basin, soap
  • Bedroom: Double bed, sheets, pillows, alarm clock
  • Living room: lounge (could be used as a bed), TV, Air Conditioning plus remote control
  • Laundry tub, washing machine, spin clothes dryer
  • Kitchen: Microwave oven, Electric kettle, Toaster, Electric oven and stove, Refrigerator, Tea, Coffee, Sugar, Milk, Glasses, Mugs, Plates, Bowls, Knives, Forks, Spoons, all kinds of cutlery and utensils for cooking.


  • Relaxing outdoor areas
  • Courtesy bus to hospitals
  • Off-street undercover parking
  • Wireless internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor BBQ area


  • 20 metres to Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH)
  • 1.8 kilometres to Mater Hospital and Lady Cilento’s Children Hospital
  • 4.2 kilometres to Wesley Private Hospital
  • 4.3 kilometres to Brisbane Private Hospital and St Andrew’s Hospital
  • 5.8 kilometres to Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital (RBWH)


  • Easy access to Council / TransLink buses (Ipswich Road buses)
  • 270 metres to Dutton Park Train Station (Beenleigh Line and Gold Coast Line)
  • 480 metres to PAH Busway Station
  • 1 kilometre to Buranda Train Station (Cleveland Line)


  • 400 metres to Centro Buranda shopping centre (Woolworths, Target)
  • 1.8 kilometres to The Gabba (Brisbane Cricket and AFL Grounds)
  • 3.5 kilometres to Brisbane CBD
  • 4.5 kilometres to Suncorp Stadium


  • 50 metres to Translational Research Institute (TRI)
  • 650 metres to Ecosciences Precinct
  • 1.5 kilometres to University of Queensland (UQ) St Lucia Campus
  • 2.6 kilometres to Queensland’s University of Technology (QUT) Gardens Point Campus



You can book at booking.com using the big yellow form on the right…







Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania. It is located on Australia’s south-east coast along the Tasman Sea and surrounding one of the world’s largest natural harbours. Residents are together known as “Sydneysiders” and constitute the most multicultural city in Australia and one of the most multicultural cities in the world.

The area around Sydney has been inhabited by indigenous Australians for tens of millennia. The first British settlers arrived in 1788 with Captain Arthur Phillip and founded modern Sydney as at first a penal colony. Successive colonial Governors assisted to transform the settlement into a thriving and independent metropolis. Since convict transportation ended in the mid 1800s the city has become a global cultural and economic centre. The population of Sydney at the time of the 2011 census was 4.39 million. About 1.5 million of this total were born overseas and represent a multitude of different countries from around the world. There are more than 250 different languages spoken in Sydney and about one-third of residents speak a language other than English at home.

Sydney has an advanced market economy with strengths in finance, manufacturing, and tourism. Its gross regional product was $337.45 billion in 2013 making it a larger economy than countries such as Denmark, Singapore, and Hong Kong. There is a significant concentration of foreign banks and multinational corporations in Sydney and the city is promoted as Asia Pacific’s leading financial hub. In addition to hosting events such as the 2000 Summer Olympics, millions of tourists come to Sydney each year to see the city’s landmarks. Its natural features include Sydney Harbour, the Royal National Park, Bondi Beach, and the Royal Botanic Gardens. Man-made attractions such as the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge are also well known to international visitors.

Wet’n’Wild Sydney is now open!



Wet’n’Wild Sydney features amazing world first attractions, interactive ride technology and takes fun to a whole new level for the entire family.

Wet’n’Wild Sydney is the biggest and best water theme park and home to a never before seen range of slides and attractions including heart pumping thrills on the world’s tallest double Sky Coaster and the best beach ever with white sandy shores and no rips or sharks.

With over 40 slides and attractions including a whole zone dedicated to little water adventurers and adrenalin pumping action on some the tallest and fastest water rides in the world, it’s so much more than a water park.





Sea World


Sea World is a marine mammal park, oceanarium, and theme park located on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

Opened: October 30, 1971





Dreamworld is a large theme park situated on the Gold Coast in Queensland. It is currently Australia’s largest theme park with over 40 rides and attractions including five roller coasters.








Many years ago, Tangalooma was a whaling station, which operated from 1952 until 1962. Located on the west side of Moreton Island in Queensland, Australia.

Tangalooma is always top of the Australia travel blogs because it’s such a beautiful place. If you’re interested in Australia travel don’t miss Tangalooma.


It lies on the eastern shore of Moreton Bay and is known for its resort accommodation, dolphin-feeding program, sand dunes and wreck diving. Swimming is popular along the white beaches. It has a population of over 300 and receives more than 3500 visitors every week as it is only about 70 minutes from Brisbane by express catamaran. Moreton Island National Park is 98% of the island, though there are other small townships there, Bulwer, Kooringal and Cowan Cowan. The adjacent waters are protected as the Moreton Bay Marine Park.


If you are heading this way one day then check these links…

Tangalooma Marine Education and Conservation Centre

The TMECC promotes environmental awareness. Eco Rangers conduct education programs and nature-based tours to enhance visitors’ awareness of the surrounding ecosystems.

Are you looking for accommodation in Tangalooma?…

Tangalooma Wild Dolphin Resort

See Tangalooma





Gold Coast – Australia


A destination you’ll see in all Australia travel blogs, The Gold Coast, Queensland Australia. Great beaches! Great places to stay and a selection of theme parks including: Dreamworld, Seaworld and Movieworld. The Gold Coast is a 45 minute drive south of Brisbane, the state’s capital.



Port Macquarie



Great ocean views at Port Maquarie.



Sawtell beach


Great waves…



Byron Bay


Awesome beaches.

If Australia travel is on your mind or you’d like to travel to Australia, be sure to plan to visit Byron Bay. Great motels and hostels to stay at.





Great beaches in Yamba Australia!