Calling all soccer (football) fans! The ninth FIFA Women’s World Cup (WWC) kicked off last week and this year is the biggest to date! With a total of 64 games scheduled across Australia and New Zealand stadiums, it’s the perfect time to travel to these dream destinations. From beaches to hikes and live soccer games, there’s so much to do! Until the end of August, you have the chance to catch a glimpse of some amazing athletes in person while also exploring what Australia and New Zealand have to offer. Ready to book your trip? Check out some of the top hotels near the WWC stadiums below.
4 Hotels Near the FIFA Women’s World Cup Stadiums
voco Brisbane City Centre
Right in the sun-drenched Queensland capital, voco Brisbane City Centre’s North Quay position playfully piques the curiosity of guests as they enjoy their surroundings during their charmingly different hotel stay. Escape the daily grind and indulge in retail therapy at Queen Street Mall or if sightseeing is on the agenda, King George Square, the Museum of Brisbane and the city’s celebrated Art Precinct at South Bank are all close by – not to forget that you’re here for the Women’s World Cup, this IHG property is a 20-minute walk from Brisbane’s stadium. All within the property, you can also have some fun in the sun in the rooftop pool or visit the shapeshifting café to the lounge to bar throughout the day and night.
Hotel Indigo Brisbane City Centre
Alternatively, Hotel Indigo Brisbane City Centre is also conveniently located within walking proximity to Brisbane’s stadium and offers a creatively curated retreat to discover, indulge and imagine. Wander and be immersed, discover unexpected finds and neighbourhood tales – hidden in plain sight amongst the multifaceted Brisbane City Centre. For those looking to entertain, celebrate or simply indulge, our restaurant Izakaya Publico offers a delicious Japanese dining experience. The locally sourced seasonal produce ensures every dish showcases the best this region has to offer. Nearby is 1603 – a contemporary speakeasy-inspired bar proudly offering local beer, wine and signature sake cocktails with a twist.
Walking distance from Wellington Regional Stadium, the Intercontinental Wellington offers the modern elegance that New Zealand’s capital has to offer. Adjacent to Wellington’s waterfront, InterContinental Wellington is a centrally-located and global five-star property. Guests can spend time with the concierge team whose tips and insider knowledge help travellers discover the arts, events, shopping, and culinary cultures that make Wellington special and interesting.
Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Southbank
The new IHG property is situated in Melbourne’s premier culture and entertainment destination within close proximity to many of the city’s renowned restaurants and bars. The Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Southbank features everything needed for a great stay including their complimentary Express Start Breakfast Grab & Go and is easy access to AAMI Park where the Women’s World Cup is only a 20-minute walk away.