The St Lucia campus of the University of Queensland is located 8km from Brisbane city – approximately half an hour by public transport. There are limited accommodation options close to campus, these include:
Jephson Hotel, 63 Jephson St, Toowong. 2.3km to St Lucia campus; bus routes available. Rates from $143 (AUD) per night. http://www.jephsonhotel.com.au/
Inn On The Park, 21 Patrick Lane, Toowong. 2.8 km to St Lucia Campus; bus and CityCat routes available. Self-contained apartments, rates from $175 (AUD) per night. http://www.innonthepark.com.au/
Toowong Central Motel, 38 Jephson St, Toowong. 2.3km to St Lucia campus; bus routes available. Rates from $165 (AUD) per night. http://www.toowongcentral.com.au/
Brisbane city has a wide range of accommodation options, ranging from budget/backpacker to Five Star accommodation:
Base Brisbane Central Backpackers, 308 Edward St, Brisbane City. 5km to St Lucia Campus, bus and CityCat routes available. Variety of accommodation from dorm to private; rates from $30-$110 (AUD) per night. http://www.stayatbase.com/hostels/australia/brisbane/base-brisbane-central
A further list of suggested accommodation of all price options is available here http://www.uq.edu.au/student-services/accommodation/other-options
All prices in AUD.