Browns Plains Accommodation

Browns Plains, Queensland

Browns Plains is used as a name for both the Browns Plains suburb and the surrounding suburbs of Hillcrest, Greenbank, Park Ridge, Regents Park and Heritage Park. Browns Plains is a terminus for Brisbane City bus routes (140, 141, 150), connecting Logan City and Brisbane City bus routes.

History of Browns Plains and Hillcrest

In 1840, surveyor Robert Dixon named Browns Plains, an area used for grazing cattle and provided beef and meat to the Moreton Bay convict settlement. In the early 1860’s, the track for horse and coach passed through the small township of Browns Plains. This provided accommodation for the coach teams.

In the early 1870’s, George Stretton established a post office, shop and accommodation house. His hotel was licensed in 1876-7 and a school was established the next year. The school was funded by locals.

Early settlers included the Cronks and Johnsons. Johnson Road in Hillcrest is named in their honour.

Browns Plains remained as agricultural land until the early 1970’s when businesses and housing estates began to emerge. Today’ Browns Plains and the adjacent suburb of Hillcrest are home to many small to medium size businesses, factories and industrial estates as well as Stretton State College and the Logan Metro Sports Centre.


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Hillcrest accommodation

for discerning business and leisure travellers

Johnson Road Motel is ultra modern, 4 star accommodation at Hillcrest adjacent to Browns Plains, Logan City. We have 24 spacious accommodation, including QUeen Rooms, Executive King Rooms, Family Kitchenette Rooms, Spa Suites, a restaurant and bar, and garden BBQ facilities.

  • 24 hour check in by arrangement
  • Check in 1pm / Check out 10am
  • High speed internet
  • Covered secure car parking
  • Business services available
  • Room Service - Breakfast and Dinner
  • Terraced garden BBQ area
  • Complimentary use of nearby Health Club
  • Dry cleaning service and guest laundry
  • Wheelchair access

• 116-120 Johnson Road Hillcrest Queensland 4118 • telephone: 07 3809 1000 • email:



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