Queensland hotels

Beer taster Bee

Drunk again, eh sarge? Ex-Police Sergeant Alfred Bee, of St. John’s Home, Toowong, used to be paid to get drunk one day a week. Each Sunday, he used to stagger from one Brisbane hotel to another until he had to… Read More ›

Surfers Paradise Hotel, Southport

LARGE HOTEL DESTROYED Damage Estimated at £30,000 PRIVATEL ZOO SAVED. Brisbane, Monday: The well known Surfers Paradise Hotel near Southport was destroyed by fire early this morning. The hotel was destroyed, with the exception of a number of detached living cabins and a comprehensive private zoo. The damage is… Read More ›

Gin Gin Hotel

THE best example of community spirit and good fellowship is in a little Queensland township named Gin Gin. There are three hotels, and three nights per week the drinking section of the community visited each one of these hotels in… Read More ›

Imperial Hotel, Innisfail

‘Mr White’ the croc hunter THE Imperial Hotel at Innisfail in far northern Queensland sat across the road from the Johnstone River, a notorious waterway known for crocodiles. The large timber two-storey hotel was the preferred accommodation for game hunters… Read More ›