Client meetings, company conferences, sealing deals…if you’re a corporate trailblazer, we see you. We know you have people to see and places to go. But we also feel we should alert you that Rambla @ Perry House is one must-visit place to see during your Brisbane stay.

If you're heading to Brisbane for business, prepare for a city that seamlessly blends work and play. In this guide, we've got you covered with practical tips, insider knowledge, and a touch of Rambla's modern flair. 

From the Royal International Convention Centre Brisbane to cycling the city’s transport system, we’ve curated all the local know-how to make your corporate trip a breeze.

Understanding Brisbane’s Business Environments

Brisbane's business landscape is vibrant and diverse, offering a range of opportunities for networking and collaboration. 

Embrace the city's dynamic coworking spaces like bees to honey, where innovation thrives and connections flourish. Alongside our own co-working space at Perry House, you can check out:

You can also explore local networking groups to expand your professional circle while tapping into the pulse of Brisbane's business community. These will of course depend on your industry, but here are a few of the big guns in networking resources Brisbane-wide:

Travellers on a bus in Brisbane

Navigating Brisbane’s Transport System

Mastering Brisbane's transport system is your ticket to stress-free commuting. Hop aboard the efficient public transport network, including trains, buses, and ferries, which easily whisk you across the city. Embrace the local cycling custom and zip through the streets on two wheels. And when it's time to unwind, Rambla @ Perry House's convenient location in Bowen Hills ensures you're never far from your corporate oasis. 

Here are some tips to help you navigate with ease:

Public Transport 

Brisbane boasts an efficient and well-connected public transport network. Jump on a train, hop on a bus, or glide along the river on a ferry. With your Go Card in hand, you'll have convenient access to all modes of transport, allowing you to traverse the city effortlessly.


Embrace the local custom of cycling and experience Brisbane on two wheels. The city offers a network of dedicated bike lanes and paths, making it easy to pedal your way to your destination. Consider renting a bike from the CityCycle program and enjoy the freedom of zipping through the streets, soaking in the sights as you go.

Rambla @ Perry House's Convenient Location

When it comes to choosing accommodation for your corporate trip, location matters. Stay at Rambla @ Perry House in Bowen Hills, strategically positioned in the heart of the action. This prime location ensures that you're never far from the vibrant business districts, major attractions, and transportation hubs. 

For those looking for accommodation near the Royal International Convention Centre Brisbane (RICC) and other popular business hotspots, Perry House is your go-to pick. Just a five-minute drive from the RICC, you’re perfectly positioned for a streamlined stay.

Whether you're attending meetings, exploring the city, or heading to a networking event, you'll appreciate the convenience of being centrally located.

Embrace the Local Customs

As you navigate Brisbane's transport system, embrace the local customs and etiquette. Be courteous and allow passengers to exit before boarding public transport. 

Keep your Go Card or ticket handy for easy validation. And don't forget to observe the designated cycling rules and share the road safely with other cyclists and pedestrians.

Plan Your Routes 

Before heading out, take a moment to plan your routes using helpful apps or online resources. 

TransLink's Journey Planner and Google Maps can assist you in finding the best public transport connections or cycling routes to reach your destination. By planning ahead, you'll save time and ensure a smoother travel experience.

Whether you choose to hop on a train, catch a bus, pedal your way around, or enjoy the convenience of Rambla @ Perry House's central location, mastering Brisbane's transport system will make your corporate journey a breeze. So, get ready to explore the city with confidence and discover all that Brisbane has to offer.

Co-working space

Knowing Brisbane’s Business Venues

So you’re travelling to Brisbane for business and you don’t know where the biggest business venues are? Well, lucky we’re here. From the Royal International Convention Centre Brisbane to the Kelvin Grove campus of the Queensland University of Technology, there are several places you’ll likely need to visit during your corporate stay.

Royal International Convention Centre Brisbane

Located in Bowen Hills, the Royal International Convention Centre (RICC) is an iconic venue that sets the stage for world-class events and conferences. With state-of-the-art facilities, versatile event spaces, and breathtaking architecture, RICC offers a prestigious backdrop for inspiring innovation, fostering connections, and hosting memorable corporate gatherings.

Accommodation near the Royal International Convention Centre Brisbane is a breeze with Rambla @ Perry House a quick five-minute drive from door to door.

RNA Showgrounds

The RNA Showgrounds in Bowen Hills buzz with vibrant exhibitions and trade shows, creating a dynamic platform for business networking and showcasing industry advancements. From trade fairs to cultural festivals, this versatile venue welcomes a diverse range of events, providing a gateway to endless business opportunities and exciting collaborations.

Brisbane CBD

The bustling Brisbane Central Business District (CBD) is the beating heart of the city's corporate landscape. Here, you'll find an impressive array of corporate headquarters, financial institutions, and professional services firms. The CBD exudes a vibrant energy and entrepreneurial spirit, making it an ideal location for meetings, networking events, and business engagements. Explore the modern skyscrapers, bustling streets, and vibrant dining scene that make the Brisbane CBD a thriving hub of commerce.

QUT Kelvin Grove

Experience the convergence of education and industry at QUT Kelvin Grove. This cutting-edge campus boasts state-of-the-art facilities, innovative research centres, and a vibrant community of students and industry professionals. QUT Kelvin Grove provides a unique environment for collaborative learning, knowledge exchange, and industry partnerships. Attend seminars, workshops, or networking events at this dynamic venue, and tap into the wealth of expertise and opportunities it offers.

These remarkable business venues in Brisbane cater to a diverse range of corporate needs and aspirations. Whether you're seeking a prestigious convention centre, a platform for industry exhibitions, the dynamic energy of the CBD, or the intersection of education and innovation, Brisbane has it all. Embrace the city's business landscape, seize the opportunities it presents, and make your mark in the vibrant world of commerce.

Drink being served at Felix For Good in Brisbane
Credit: Felix For Good

Dish Up On Brisbane’s Culinary Delights

Fuel your workday with Brisbane's culinary treasures. Discover trendy cafés that serve up artisanal coffee and gourmet bites to power your productivity. Indulge in the city's diverse dining scene, where multicultural flavours mingle harmoniously. 

There are, of course, endless culinary delights to choose from. To narrow down your search, here are a few of our easy-breezy business must-try places:

  • The Coffee Commune: Just around the corner from Rambla @ Perry House, The Coffee Commune is our go-to for delicious coffee and delectable bites. Start your day with a perfectly brewed cup of joe and enjoy mouthwatering breakfast or brunch options like the classic smashed avo on sourdough toast, smoked salmon bagel, or moreish chocolate chip waffles (yes please).

Hot tip: The Coffee Commune also has corporate meeting rooms and training rooms available for hire, making it the business hub of Bowen Hills. Talk about a place that has it all!

  • Felix For Good: Tucked away in Brisbane City’s Burnett Lane, this hidden gem offers an impressive all-day brunch menu featuring delightful options like homemade crumpets, traditional avocado smash, and daily specials. Complement your meal with their refreshing smoothies and specialty coffee. Don't forget to try their homemade jam for an extra special touch.
  • Exhibition: Nestled in the basement of 109 Edward Street, Exhibition offers a captivating and immersive dining experience curated by esteemed chef and owner Tim Scott, formerly of Joy. With a cosy seating capacity for only 24 guests, this unique establishment crafts an unforgettable evening that embraces a farm-to-table philosophy. The scrumptious dinner menu evolves daily, showcasing the best of seasonal produce sourced from local suppliers. 
  • Gerard’s Bistro: Take a break from business to step into the enchanting ambience of Morocco at Gerard's Bistro, where captivating tiles and exposed brickwork adorn the walls. This unique decor pays homage to the restaurant's vibrant menu, which beautifully fuses Middle Eastern influences with the rich flavours of African cuisine. With a commitment to using only the freshest locally sourced ingredients, the bistro offers a modern twist on traditional dishes that will tantalise your taste buds. 

From bustling food precincts to hidden laneway gems, Brisbane delights with a palate-pleasing array of culinary options to satisfy even the most discerning taste buds.

Visit Brisbane’s Natural Beauty

When business allows for a breather, embrace Brisbane's natural beauty. Take a stroll along the iconic South Bank, where lush parklands and riverside views provide a serene escape from the corporate hustle. Discover nearby treasures like Kangaroo Point, where you can admire stunning city vistas or get your adrenaline pumping with outdoor activities. Unwind in the tranquil Brisbane Botanic Gardens, a haven of serenity amidst the urban landscape. Embrace the harmony of work and nature, even in the midst of a busy schedule.

Perry House guest working in lobby

Stay in the Heart of Convenience

When it comes to accommodation, why settle for the ordinary? Retreat to Rambla @ Perry House in Bowen Hills, your urban sanctuary that blends comfort, style, and convenience. 

With modern amenities, spacious suites, and a location that puts you within reach of Brisbane's business hotspots, Rambla offers the perfect balance between work and relaxation. Book your stay today and experience the Rambla difference.

Embrace the vibrant business environments like the Royal International Convention Centre Brisbane, navigate the city like a pro, savour the culinary delights, and uncover the natural beauty that awaits. And when it's time to recharge, find solace and comfort at Rambla @ Perry House, your home away from home. 

It's time to make your mark in the dynamic world of Brisbane's business landscape. Book your stay in the heart of convenience now.


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