Located on the corner of Nudgee Rd and Kingsford Smith Drive, within walking distance of Portside, Eat Street and Racecourse Road, and a 10 minute drive of the Brisbane Airport, the Kingsford Smith Motel is the corporate and leisure accommodation for you.

Food and Shopping

Portside Wharf 0.45km away

Portside Wharf is a welcoming, authentic, lively and charismatic dining and lifestyle community with a rich waterfront history.

Discover a bustling casual and relaxed precinct, with weekly live entertainment, community events and monthly markets and an evolving program of local design makers, fine artists and craftsmen into an exciting marketplace.


Eat Street 1.5km away

There is nothing like Eat Street anywhere in the world - a special one of a kind experience we created for you to enjoy. Priceless city & river views saturate & surround the 180 dining and entertainment shipping containers that add a blazing coloured landmark to the Brisbane & South East Queensland dining and entertainment scene.


Racecourse Road 4.4km away
Our getaway destination closer to home.

From the river to the racetrack. Dining. Rest. Relaxation. Retail Therapy. Exploration. Indulgence. Convenience. Find it all in one place, with plenty of character and charm, at Racecourse Road, Brisbane.


DFO Skygate 4.4km away

At DFO Brisbane we are committed to providing all customers the total shopping experience and provide the following service to make your time at DFO enjoyable.



Brisbane Airport 7.9km away

Brisbane domestic airport and international airport are all less than 6km from our front door. It only takes 15 min to get to, and from only $27 in a taxi.



CityCat, SpeedyCat, CityHopper and Cross River CityFerry terminals are located along the Brisbane River between UQ St Lucia and Northshore Hamilton.

Our closest terminals for our guests to hop on is Northshore and Brett's Wharf



Eagle Farm and Doomben 1.3km away

Brisbane is home to two of the greatest racetracks in Queensland. Eagle Farm Racecourse and Doomben Racecourse are only a short 15 minute walk away from Kingsford Smith Motel. Don’t feel like stretching your legs before the race, we’ve got you covered and offer a free shuttle bus to the track. Both racecourses host major race events in both winter and summer and feature some of the richest races in Australia.


Suncorp stadium 7.6km away

Lang Park, also known as Brisbane Stadium, and by the sponsored name Suncorp Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, located in the suburb of Milton.


Whale watching 4.5km away

Since 1987, Tangalooma Island Resort has offered Brisbane's closest Whale Watching day cruise, plus the opportunity to enjoy 'island life' for the day, and night if you stay longer. Our vessel is a smooth sailing, comfortable catamaran, and our island is alive with fun things to do, from land and water sports to just lazing around on the beach.


Getting here

Located on the corner of Nudgee Rd and Kingsford Smith Drive and just a short 10 minute drive of the Brisbane Airport, the Kingsford Smith Motel is the corporate and leisure accommodation for you.

Taxi Services

Travel time: 15 minutes to Brisbane International Airport (BNE) and Brisbane CBD
Cost: Around $25.

Public transportation

Travel time: 23 minutes from Brisbane International Airport (BNE) to Brisbane CBD
Cost: Around $15