3 things you’ll find near Story Bridge

The Story Bridge is one of Brisbane’s most beloved tourist attractions. The iconic bridge spans the Brisbane River and stands 74m tall. It is a heritage listed site and is also one of only three bridge climbs in the world – it really is no wonder why so many of our guests choose to visit this historic site on their Brisbane holiday.

If you’re heading to Brisbane, I encourage you to add the Story Bridge to your holiday itinerary. And, if you do, then booking accommodation near the Story Bridge is a great idea, as I’ll explain a little later.

So, continue reading this post as I list 3 things you’ll find near Story Bridge.

1. Accommodation near Story Bridge

Bridgewater Terraces

Bridgewater Terraces, just 200m from the Story Bridge

The Story Bridge connects Fortitude Valley and Kangaroo Point – two peaceful suburbs that lie just outside of Brisbane CBD. There are plenty of accommodation options in both these areas, so you can choose either location depending on your requirements.

However, my biased suggestion is of course, Kangaroo Point, as it is where our holiday apartments are located. At Bridgewater Terraces, we offer 1, 2 and 3-bedroom holiday accommodation near Story Bridge. Our holiday apartments are spacious and packed with facilities and amenities to make your stay enjoyable. Moreover, we’re located just 1km away from the bustling CBD, yet our accommodation is peaceful and tranquil. Therefore, by staying with us, you’ll be conveniently located close to all the tourist hotspots.

2. Things to do near Story Bridge

Story Bridge Adventure Climb

Story Bridge Adventure Climb, a popular Kangaroo Point Attraction

By choosing accommodation near Story Bridge, you’ll have plenty of things to see and do in your vicinity. First off, of course, is the Story Bridge Adventure Climb. This is a unique experience that you’ll only find in two other locations worldwide. Additionally, I also recommend you to visit Riverlife Adventure Centre where you can partake in action packed outdoor activities.

Besides these adventure activities, there are plenty of other attractions near Story Bridge. The Story Bridge Hotel, Brisbane Jazz Club and Eagle Street Pier offer fantastic nightlife and dining options. Moreover, you can also visit City Botanic Gardens, City Hall and Cathedral Square, which all lie in the area.

There is certainly no shortage of fun things to do near Story Bridge. In fact, there are so many things to do in the area that you’ll have a hard time venturing out to see the rest of the city!

3. Restaurants near Story Bridge

Deery’s Restaurant & Smokehouse

Deery’s Restaurant & Smokehouse

I’m sure you’re wondering what the food options are near Story Bridge. Well, I have great news for you – there are a number of terrific restaurants in the area. You’ll find everything ranging from world cuisine to steaks, cafes and bars in the area.

In fact, some of my personal favourite restaurants are also located close to Story Bridge. As a local, I often drop by the Summer House Restaurant, Mitoki Japanese Modern Tapas, Tuppy’s, Madame Wu and the Medley Café & Restaurant. These eateries are loved by locals and tourists alike.

So, by choosing accommodation near Story Bridge, you’ll have some of Brisbane’s best eateries at your footstep. This is another big reason why many of our guests choose to book accommodation near the bridge.


When it comes to choosing accommodation in Brisbane, you should consider staying near the Story Bridge. There are plenty of affordable accommodation options in the area, both in Kangaroo Point and Fortitude Valley. Moreover, you’ll find plenty of attractions around the Story Bridge and there is no shortage of things to do. Finally, there are several fantastic restaurants near the Story Bridge, including some of my personal favourite bars, cafes and eateries.

And, for affordable accommodation near Story Bridge, you won’t find anything better than Bridgewater Terraces. Our serviced apartments are designed to make your Brisbane holiday a relaxing one.

So, plan your travel dates and book your accommodation with us at Bridgwater Terraces. Drop us an email at res@bridgewaterterraces.com.au to make a booking, or book with us online.

Don’t delay – book your holiday accommodation with Bridgewater Terraces today!

About Denis Goodman

Denis is the manager of Bridgewater Terraces and has a long history with accommodation and property management rights. He brings his knowledge and experiences into his writer to help holiday makers have a wonderful holiday.

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