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Visit Gladstone for a great night of world-class entertainment

January 11, 2016 Hotel Deals No Comments Email Email

Internationally acclaimed singer Guy Sebastian, comedian Carl Barron, The Addams Family Musical and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival are just some of the big name shows booked to entertain in 2016 at the newly redeveloped multi-million dollar Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre (GECC).

Set to become one of regional Queensland’s premier entertainment venues, the GECC is attracting new entertainment and events never before seen in the region.

For those visiting Gladstone to enjoy one of the many shows, Metro Hotel & Apartments Gladstone, a short walk to the GECC, is the perfect accommodation choice for value conscious visitors.

And to make it even more attractive, Metro Hotel & Apartments Gladstone is offering a great value Entertainment Package for just $130 per night.  The package includes:

  • One night in a self contained one bedroom apartment for one or two people
  • Free car parking
  • Free WiFi
  • 10% discount at Rocksalt Restaurant – recently voted ‘Best Restaurant in Town’
  • Valid until June 30, 2016
  • Book online at or you can ring the toll free Central Reservations line on 1800 11 4321.

As well as enjoying a night of entertainment, visitors to Gladstone will enjoy strolling through the natural beauty of the marina parklands and botanical gardens, shopping and visiting the Art Gallery & Museum.

Gladstone’s sub-tropical climate, coral reefs, waterways and beaches provide year-round boating, fishing, swimming and ocean activities. A large charter boat fleet operates out of the nearby marina, which also hosts the finish for the blue water classic Brisbane to Gladstone yacht race, which coincides with the week-long Easter harbour festival.

Visitors to Gladstone can enjoy day trips to Agnes Waters, Queensland’s most northern surfing beach, for offshore fishing, snorkeling and diving, as well as 1770, Lady Musgrave Island or overnight to Heron Island, with the departure point only a 15-minute walk from the Hotel.

Metro Hotel & Apartments offers 51 fully self-contained, one bedroom serviced apartments, with superb views from private balconies all with ensuite bathroom, separate bedroom, lounge and fullly equipped kitchen and laundry. Additional features include air-conditioning, mini bar, free Austar, wifi and underground secured parking.

Other hotel facilities include fully licensed Rocksalt Restaurant & Bar, which serves delicious Modern Australian cuisine.

The Group also manages an additional 20 fully self contained two bedroom serviced apartments in Apartments G60, giving guests the opportunity to choose one, two or three bedroom apartments, ideal for extended stays and family holidays. All guests have access to the Hotel’s BBQ facilities and outdoor swimming pool. Other features include air-conditioning, free wifi and offstreet undercover parking.

Metro Hotels is the public face of Transmetro Corporation, an Australian owned public company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. The group offers a national accommodation network of properties in key locations and major cities across Australia including Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gladstone, Perth and Groote Eylandt in the Northern Territory.

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