Topic: hotels

Staying at the Savoy Central Hotel Apartments – Dubai

I recently traveled through Dubai and had one night in the modern city.

I searched on-line and read reviews of several hotels, with my a weather eye on how good the internet  service was like (business dictates that when I get internet, it needs to be good).

From the list of available hotels I chose Savoy Central Hotel Apartments. Another deciding factor was it was not too far from the airport.

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New hotels in our inventory

The Kimberley Grande, Kununurra, Australia
The Kimberley Grande is the premier resort destination in Kununurra, the perfect place to use as a b…

Anchorage Resort, Taupo, New Zealand
Located on the shores of Lake Taupo, Anchorage Resort offers rooms with Wi-Fi access and views of ei…

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Sampling wine and its history in the Republic of Georgia


It is not every day you walk into the grounds of an ancient castle to sample wines at a winery set up on the order of a king, but today I was doing just that as part of a one day winery tour of Kakheti region in western Georgia.

The Republic of Georgia that is, the country that sits on the eastern shore of the Black Sea and has Russia looming over it both geographically and geopolitically. Not the USA state where people talk funny.

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Dog friendly weekend getaway for Melbournians

Here is a great spot for a weekend getaway or longer. Featuring a river you can swim in, walks and a great place to relax it also allow dogs.

guest house location

guest house location

Breakfast options include bacon, eggs, sausages and toast. Packed lunches and dinner are available upon request and there are BBQ’s you can use to make the most of the great outdoors.

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Fancy staying on a Super Yacht?

It is not every day that when looking at holiday accommodation, even for one night, that you can choose a super yacht.

pacific Gemm Luxury yacht

5 star Luxury Afloat

If you are traveling to Queenstown, New Zealand, then you have this opportunity – stay aboard the Pacific Jemm that cruises the day on Lake Wakatipu and anchors each night.

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Paradise Resort Gold Coast Amazing offer

Discount Booklet Offer

From just $125* per night 


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Cairns hosts first DoubleTree by Hilton in Queensland

Twin Guest RoomHilton Worldwide has announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns. The 237-room Cairns hotel, formerly a Holiday Inn, occupies an exceptional waterfront location on the Coral Sea in the vibrant city of Cairns. The hotel also marks the fourth DoubleTree by Hilton in Australia and the 400th hotel in the brand’s global portfolio.

“Guests at DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns can look forward to experiencing the brand’s signature service in the tropical surrounds of Far North Queensland,” said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. “The opening of this hotel further cements our commitment to the Australian market. We know that the little things mean everything when it comes to a rewarding travel experience and strive to bring each guest the special comforts and acts of kindness that are unique to the brand – starting with a warm chocolate chip cookie welcome at check-in and continuing throughout every aspect of a guest’s stay.”

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Siesta Cottage, Lorne, Vic


Courtesy betchaboy via Flickr

Just a 7-minute drive from the heart of Lorne, Siesta Cottage is set amongst bush land and offers filtered ocean views. Shed the city stresses  and enjoy a stroll through the National Park to the rugged beach, just a 10-minute walk away.

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Observatory Holiday Apartments – Coffs Harbour


Coffs Harbour Trip 2005
Image via rewindyourtime

Once the banana capital of Australia, but now almost as famous for growing blueberries, Coffs Harbour, NSW, offers a perfect year-round climate.

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Rothbury Escape Bed and Breakfast – Hunter Valley, NSW

 Rothbury Escape Bed and Breakfast

Delightful scenery

Set on 20 acres of gardens in the heart of the Hunter Valley, Rothbury Escape offers free continental breakfast and a guest lounge with a fireplace.

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