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Visiting Ipswich? Here are the best places for families to stay

Brisbane, Food & Travel, Things to Do

As one of the fastest-growing areas of Brisbane for families, Ipswich City is becoming a destination for families from elsewhere in southeast Queensland looking for an affordable weekend break with the kids.

With an abundance of parks, family-friendly attractions, and Australia’s only dedicated children’s library, there are plenty of free and low-cost things to do in Ipswich.

If you are considering a mini-break to Ipswich, here are 4 of the best family-friendly places to stay!


Kingfisher Resort

Country Motel Ipswich

250 South Station Road, Raceview


Country Motel is Ipswich’s largest motel, providing resort-style, comfortable and affordable accommodation. There are several room configurations for families, including a Family Super room that sleeps up to seven. There is also an in-house restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Country Motel Ipswich

The pool at Country Motel Ipswich. Source: Facebook


Quest Ipswich

57-63 Warwick Road Ipswich


With 64 serviced apartments, including one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments and studio rooms, there is plenty of space and comfort for the whole family. Each room has cooking facilities or take a short drive or stroll into the Ipswich CBD to find restaurants and bars. There is also a swimming pool, complimentary Wi-Fi, conference facilities and car parking.

Quest Ipswich is an affordable and family friendly place to stay in Ipswich


Summer 2023 MREC

Springfield Lakes Hotel

Springfield Lakes Boulevard, Springfield Lakes


The fully refurbished Springfield Lakes Hotel has 20 spacious hotel rooms, an on-site restaurant and bar and a beautiful outdoor swimming pool. Suite options include rooms that sleep up to five people.

A King room at Springfield Lakes Hotel, Ipswich


Tallavalley Farm B&B

453 Tallegalla Road Tallegalla


Approximately 30 minutes from Ipswich CBD, this three-bedroom, two-bathroom cottage offers affordable accommodation for up to six people on a working farm. See horses and cattle in the paddock, explore the 50-acre property and enjoy the serenity of being out of the city.


Tallavalley Farmstay Ipswich

Tallavalley Farmstay, near Ipswich. Source: Facebook.



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By Angela Sutherland
After spending many years hustling stories on busy editorial desks around the world, Angela is now mum of two little ones and owner/editor at Kids on the Coast / Kids in the City. She is an atrocious cook and loves cutting shapes to 90s dance music.

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