Ibis, Perth, Australia

Anyone else find it incredibly hard to get a hotel in Perth even if you try to book 2 or 3 weeks in advance?

Being a Gold member of Accor’s Le Club I’ve been trying to stay at their stable of hotels of late so I can collect more points.

In Perth we’re able to stay at the Ibis hotel on Murray St.

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Pure South, Southbank, Melbourne, Australia

Had lunch with some colleagues and a business partner at a restaurant in Southbank that I’d walked past a hundred times but that I’d never eaten at.

Pure South ay Southbank is smallish and overlooks the Yarra.

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Holiday Inn Old Sydney, Sydney, Australia

At work we have a list of hotels we’re allowed to stay at. The Holiday Inn Old Sydney must have been on the list for all of 5 minutes and I must have been lucky enough to book it at the right time. But boy did I have troubles expensing the bill after my trip lol.

Holiday Inn Old Sydney is a heritage listed building that was once the wool sheds I believe. Its situated at the northern end of the historic Rocks area. Its a wee bit away from the office building of the CBD but not too far. If you’re a history buff or ship lover you’ll love the location.

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InterContinental Hong Kong, Hong Kong

The past couple of times I’d been in Hong Kong I stayed at the InterContinental Grand Stanford on Mody Road in East Tsim Sha Tsui which is the smaller sister hotel of the InterContinental Hong Kong.

The InterContinental Hong Kong is on Salisbury Road right on the Kowloon waterfront overlooking Victoria Harbour and is close to Tsim Sha Tsui and East Tsim Sha Tsui MTR stations, is a short walk to the Star Ferry, and just across the road from the Peninsula Hotel and Nathan Road. It was very central.

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Hotel Sofitel Macau at Ponte 16, Macau

I had a 3 day training course in Macau of all places earlier on in the year. The course was held at Hotel Sofitel Macau at Ponte 16 in Macau and I had the pleasure of staying at the hotel as well.

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