6 Night Hotel and Ticket Package – 1st Test (Brisbane)

Package includes: 

  • Official match tickets to the 1st Test
  • 6 nights' accommodation in Brisbane

Highlights 

  • Package subject to confirmation on booking
  • A great option to arrange your own transport, or if you are already on holiday in Australia
  • Extra nights available if required
  • Rooms available as room only or bed and breakfast in most properties
  • **This package does NOT include flights. See below for more information**

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At a glance

Guaranteed Tickets

Guaranteed tickets for all five days of the 1st Test. Gullivers has been appointed as a Licensed Travel Operator of the Cricket Australia Travel Office, so you can be assured that your tickets are secured and official. The tickets in this package are 'Bronze' category, but a number of upgrades are available at an additional cost.

Find out more about your tickets and upgrade options

6 Nights' Accommodation

Stay in Brisbane for six nights. Hotel & Ticket Packages booked online will be on request until confirmed back to us by the Cricket Australia Travel Office. We have only offered hotels and ticket with good availability so we do not anticipate any issues and will not recontact you unless your preferred hotel or ticket type is not available.

Find out more about your hotel options

Option to add Gullivers Events & Extras

A range of options including Q&A forums and sightseeing excursions will be released in 2017 and can be added to your package to help make your Ashes experience memorable.

Information on flight options

This package does NOT include flights. Qantas is the Official Airline for the 2017-18 Ashes Series and is the best choice for your trip to Australia due to double daily A380 services (into Sydney and Melbourne), offering a convenient choice of afternoon or evening departure, with award-winning product and service. The Qantas Walkabout Pass is a great way to see more of Australasia’s stunning beauty, with more than 30 destinations to choose from. Book with your international flight to save.

Tickets

1st Test

The tickets included in this package are 'General Reserve'. If you would like to upgrade, please see below for details.

Tickets: 
Guaranteed official tickets to all five days of the Test
Venue: 
Gabba
Capacity: 
42,000

Reserved Seat

Eastern Stand, Lower level, Square of the wicket.

Bronze

Western Stand, Lower level, Square of the wicket.

Silver

Western Stand, Upper level, Square of the wicket.

Gold

Southern Stand, Upper level, Slips to Gully.

Platinum

Southern Stand or Northern Stand, Upper level, Behind the Bowler's Arm to Slips.

Accommodation

This package comes with a choice of hotel

HotelRatingDouble/TwinSingle 
Royal on the Park, Brisbane
£717pp£1,106pp
Ibis Styles Brisbane Elizabeth Street, Brisbane
£663pp£1,056pp
Hotel Jen Brisbane, Brisbane
£739pp£1,207pp
Capri by Fraser, Brisbane
£764pp£1,257pp
Four Points by Sheraton Brisbane, Brisbane
£789pp£1,308pp
Next Hotel, Brisbane
£852pp£1,433pp
Rydges Southbank Brisbane, Brisbane
£952pp£1,634pp
Oaks Charlotte Towers, Brisbane
£1,048pp£1,826pp
Stamford Plaza Brisbane, Brisbane
£1,002pp£1,734pp
Sofitel Brisbane Central, Brisbane
£1,015pp£1,759pp
Royal on the Park hotel exterior

Royal on the Park, Brisbane

The Royal on the Park has an enviable location overlooking the City Botanic Gardens, offering visitors a tranquil retreat in the heart of Brisbane CBD. The rooms offer views of either Brisbane CBD or the Botanic Gardens. There is an outdoor pool and sun deck, outdoor spa, croquet lawn, gym and free wifi for all guests. This award winning hotel is a great option whilst in Brisbane.

We chose this hotel because: 

  • Great value considering it is classed as a 4 star hotel
  • Overlooking the Botannical Gardens

Features: 

  • Espresso machines in all rooms
  • Pool and sun-deck

Ibis Styles Brisbane Elizabeth Street, Brisbane

With a great central location in the heart of Brisbane, the Ibis Styles offers uninterrupted views of the Brisbane River and the South Bank. The lobby is full of vibrant colours and a playful design and this extends through to the restaurant and the bar. Shopping, cafes, bars, restaurants are all on the doorstep as well as The Treasury Building Casino being just 100 yards away. Modern rooms await you in the Ibis Styles.

We chose this hotel because: 

  • Great location
  • Well reviewed

Features: 

  • Free Wifi
  • Modern Rooms
Hotel Jen nest restaurant, Brisbane

Hotel Jen Brisbane, Brisbane

Just a short stroll from the CBD, the hotel Jen is located on Roma Street adjacent to the Brisbane Transit Centre. The cultural South Bank is only a short walk from where you can explore lush parklands, world-class eateries, stunning river views and year round events. Spacious and bright guestrooms complete with fast,free wifi and PressReader access to over 2,500 online newspapers and magazines ensure that comfort is at the forefront of events at The Hotel Jen.

We chose this hotel because: 

  • Great location
  • Very well reviewed

Features: 

  • Free Wifi
  • 24 hour fitness centre

Capri by Fraser, Brisbane

The award winning Capri by Fraser offers the facilities of a smart hotel coupled with the comfort and convenience of your own space, making it the perfect hotel to stay in whilst in Brisbane. The stylish studios are a hotel suite design and feature a convenient kitchenette. The in-room facilities are modern with a 48" Smart TV, Rain Shower and Malin + Goetz toiletries. There is an indoor pool alongside a gym and spa facilities. Also on site is the Asana by Pete Evans Restaurant and the Asana Capri Brisbane cafe.

We chose this hotel because: 

  • Great location
  • Fantastic reviews

Features: 

  • Leisure facilities
  • Asana Restaurant
  • Free wifi
Four Points by Sheraton Exterior

Four Points by Sheraton Brisbane, Brisbane

Ideally located in the heart of Brisbane's CBD, just a stone's throw away from all the river city has to offer, such as Queen Street Mall offering a wide range of luxury high end brands and boutiques, the Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Treasury Casino and Queensland Art Gallery.

We chose this hotel because: 

  • Great dining options

Features: 

  • Fitness centre
  • 24 hr front desk
  • Free internet in public areas
Next standard hotel room

Next Hotel, Brisbane

The Next Hotel is located right in the middle of Queen Street Mall. With an amazing roof top pool, a 24 hour gym, 4 Free mini-bar items per day, free Wifi throughout everything is in place at The Next Hotel to make your stay as comfortable and relaxing as possible. Small touches such as free access to the in-transit zone for early arrivals or late departures and free in room movies add to this sense of relaxation and comfort. For those looking for wonderful eating and drinking options, Next has it covered. Lennons Restaurant and Bar, named after the oldest hotel in Brisbane offers a timeless Western menu using the freshest produce from the region.

We chose this hotel because: 

  • Great location
  • Amazing reviews

Features: 

  • Rooftop pool
  • Lennons Restaurant and Bar
Rydges south bank exterior, Brisbane

Rydges Southbank Brisbane, Brisbane

Enjoying an enviable location in the heart of Brisbane's arts and entertainment district, Rydges South Bank has a wide range of attractions on its doorstep including the South Bank Parklands. On a summer's day in Brisbane the outdoor pool and Soleil Pool Bar is a great spot to relax before enjoying an extravagant dinner at the award winning Bacchus Restaurant. Newly designed rooms with modern luxury furnishings, contemporary ensuite bathrooms and free wifi all add to making this a great option in Brisbane.

We chose this hotel because: 

  • Southbank location

Features: 

  • Outdoor pool
  • Award winning restaurant
Oaks Charlotte towers exterior

Oaks Charlotte Towers, Brisbane

As one of Brisbane’s most popular serviced apartment hotels, Oaks Charlotte Towers presents travellers with an ideal combination of self-contained accommodation, unrivalled CBD position on Charlotte Street and excellent resort-style facilities that make for an unforgettable city experience. Surrounded by countless fashion boutiques, trendy bars, charming cafes and award-winning restaurants, visitors will be spoiled for choice when it comes to filling their days and evenings.

We chose this hotel because: 

  • Apartment style option

Features: 

  • 25m heated indoor lap pool and outdoor plunge pool
  • Sauna and sundeck area complete with barbeque facilities
Stamford Plaza exterior, Brisbane

Stamford Plaza Brisbane, Brisbane

Just a 13 minute walk from the beach, the Stamford Plaza overlooks the Brisbane river. Close to the Botanical Gardens the Stamford Plaza has an outdoor pool, 4 restaurants and a fitness centre. The hotel is only 5 minutes drive from The Gabba making it a great option for the cricket. Luxurious marble bathrooms and flat-screen cable tv comes as standard in all rooms. The Brasserie On The River offers indoor and outdoor dining.

We chose this hotel because: 

  • Stunning views over Brisbane River

Features: 

  • Outdoor pool
  • Four restaurants
Sofitel Brisbane Lobby

Sofitel Brisbane Central, Brisbane

The Sofitel Brisbane Central is a hotel of refined luxury and personalised service. Multi-award winning, the hotel enjoys a central location in the heart of the CBD and is Brisbane's only 5 Star luxury hotel. Renowned for its modern, spacious feel and elegant ambience the hotel offers four bars and restaurants and has easy access to the airport via the central train station which is located below the hotel. Luxury rooms encompassing an artistic feel and the finest luxury amenities await your arrival.

We chose this hotel because: 

  • Our favourite Brisbane high end option

Features: 

  • Award winning dining options
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Swimming pool