Located approximately 4 kms from Brisbane’s CBD, 99 Kirkland B&B has all that a Canberran in Brisbane could want: cosy, old-world charm, home comforts, the sophistication of modern hotels and very reasonable tariffs. Set in a heritage-listed Queenslander in Coorparoo (said to be an Aboriginal word describing the sound of wild doves that were common in the area), the B&B’s sparklingly clean rooms have comfortable beds, ensuites, tea and coffee-making facilities, a toaster and small refrigerator, reverse-cycle air-conditioning and Internet and Wifi access. Generous continental breakfasts are delivered to rooms daily, though guests can also use the modern kitchen, a laundry and off-street parking. Coorparoo and nearby suburbs such as Stones Corner, Camp Hill and Woolloongabba (the Gabba), boast a range of attractions including cafes, restaurants, antique and gift shops, and a cinema or two, all with access to bus and train services. 99 Kirkland Avenue, Coorparoo. Ph: 0403 921 633.