Titanic: The Exhibition

In Sydney for the first time, Titanic the Exhibition features the world’s greatest and most comprehensive display of over 300 artifacts, recreations (including the Grand Staircase and a First Class Cabin) and tangible experiences including an actual iceberg encounter, to transport history buffs and shipophiles back to 1912, and experience life aboard the ‘unsinkable’ Titanic. […]

Food, music and Champagne bien-sur!

Celebrate everything champagne without travelling all the way to Northeast of France, it is what Spicers Hidden Vale has to offer this winter.   If you are looking for a relaxing day with friends in a nice country side or you don’t know what and where to go, join this fantastic champagne festival, held in […]

“Bone Appetit” doggy degustation

Brunch is now no longer just for the two legged members of your household. The K9 Natural Dog Food Company has teamed up with Centennial Homestead and its sister venue Queens Park Shed and created the “Bone Appetite” Doggy Degustation menu, allowing accompanying pooches to enjoy a complimentary dine in or takeaway meal from their […]

Get away for a Brisbane Winter

The capital of sunshine state, Brisbane is the place to be for a winter escape. Although early morning and nights can be crisp, the general temperature is still warm and welcoming. So book your tickets and fly to Brisbane this winter with our guide of top 10 winter activities! 1. Ekka-11~20August You can never get […]

Marvel hits Brisbane

Marvel Hits Brisbane   Exclusive to the Brisbane Gallery of Modern Art, Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe has just opened its doors, making it the first major Marvel exhibition on our shores, and the biggest of its kind ever in an art museum.   Basically, for Brisbane, its huge.   The Marvel exhibition features key […]

Mamma Mia the Musical at QPAC

Mamma Mia the Musical, inspired by ABBA’s music, is coming to the Queensland Performing Arts Centre in Brisbane for a second time, kicking off on Boxing Day, 26 December 2017. The same classic tale, a young bride to be, living on a Greek Island paradise with her mother, decides to find out once and for […]

Sydney’s latest trend – Coffee in a cone

This winter, bring a touch of summer into your coffee For all coffee, chocolate and ice-cream lovers, you can now drink your coffee and eat the cone it came in, as coffee is now served in a cone. NO it is not a dream and YES it is a cone, precisely, a waffle cone. The […]

State of Origin 2017

State of Origin – 2017   At Hotel Urban we just love our footy, and, having a hotel in both Brisbane AND Sydney, our rivalry starts to get pretty fierce every year around State of Origin time.   Not from Queensland, New South Wales, or just live under a rock? Here’s a little history about […]

Sydney gets Wicked – The Musical!

WICKED, the muscial is playing at the Concourse at Chatswood, just a 20 minute drive from Hotel Urban St Leonards from 20 May to 4 June. The well-known and loved musical explores the untold story of the witches of Oz – before Dorothy dropped in. The story focuses on two girls –blonde and popular Galinda, […]

Adman: Warhol Before Pop Exhibition

Before he was famous for ‘The Factory’ where thought-provoking films, artists like Nico, Lou Reed and The Velvet Underground, The Exploding Plastic Inevitable events were born, pop-art icon Andy Warhol was a creative Adman in 1950’s New York. Billed as the most comprehensive exhibition dedicated to Any Warhol’s career pre-pop in over 25 years, Adman […]