I was back in Perth for the week and after my last stay at the lack lustre Duxton and previously the site of the world’s most expensive beer, the Sheraton Four Points, I decided to give another hotel on our Perth list a try. Of this year’s shortened list I chose the Mantra on Murray.
I’d stayed at the Duxton once before, probably about 5 years or so ago. After that stay I vowed never to stay there again as I did not leave with a good impression of the place. It was dated and dirty. Fast forward 5 years and after a couple of colleagues said that place had … Continue reading Duxton, Perth, Australia
I’d previously thought that I’d found the world’s most expensive local beer in Singapore but my recent visit to Perth had me dumbstruck! I was staying at the Four Points by Sheraton and decided to have a beer in the hotel bar on the Wednesday evening. Now this hotel is by no means 5 star but … Continue reading World’s most expensive beer – a new candidate
It’d been 6 months since I was in Perth and decided to try a new hotel that was close to the office.
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 … Continue reading Ibis, Perth, Australia
Let me start off by saying that this is the crappiest hotel I’ve had the displeasure of staying at in the past 2 or 3 years. And I’ve probably done between 300 and 400 nights in hotels in that time!
All round, not a bad hotel though it is showing it’s age somewhat when you look carefully. InterContinental Burswood is right next to the Burswood Casino in Perth, just across the Swan River from the Perth CBD.