Brisbane Hilton, Brisbane, Australia

Now, this is a nice hotel. Well appointed, good location, good sized and clean rooms and Internet access that worked… everything that one needs for a week away from home for work.

The Brisbane Hilton is in the centre of Brisbane CBD and it was only a 10 minute walk to where I had to work down in the river.

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Rydges Lakeside, Canberra, Australia

This hotel is old… mutton dressed up as lamb.

The hotel is in a great location close to Lake Burley Griffin and to the “CBD” of Civic, but you can just tell that this hotel has lived a hard life.

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InterContinental, Wellington, New Zealand

Had to head off over the pond to Wellington at the southern tip of New Zealand’s north island for a couple of days of work.

Stayed at the InterContinental on Grey Street. This is a great location, adjacent to wharf area that’s been done up as a recreational and dining area. It also a short walk, i.e. minutes, to the main shopping and business areas and probably a 15 minute walk to Cuba Street for food and nightlife.

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