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Auckland, New Zealand: Bella Vista Express Hotel
Auckland is a fascinating blend of European, Asian, Polynesian and Maori cultural influences. Some attractions in Auckland include the Maori treasures at the Auckland Museum and 19th century settlement life at the Howick Historical Village. Local handicrafts are available at the Otara Market, and sports enthusiasts can enjoy kayaking, sailing and bungee jumping.
The Bella Vista Express Hotel is a 142 room hotel that is only 3.4 km from the Auckland International Airport and just 17 km from Auckland. It is located in the Airpark Business Center. Room choices include affordable regular and deluxe studio apartments and suite apartments. High speed internet is available. This hotel offers some nice amenities like free long term parking for up to 15 days and a free 24 hour airport shuttle service. Some other amenities include an outdoor swimming pool and spa, and a fitness room. A complimentary continental buffet breakfast is served daily and light meals and drinks are available in the Lobby Bar. There are restaurants within walking distance of the hotel.
A local attraction in Mangere for wine tasting is the Villa Maria Winery.
While in New Zealand, we highly recommend you to also visit the South island. This area is mostly known for its amazing landscapes that you might have seen in Peter Jackson’s movies, The Lord of the Ring trilogy and The Hobbit. You don’t want to miss out on the incredible beauty of wild valley. You can easily find a hotel in Dunedin, the perfect destination to start an epic road-trip around the country. You will be able to go explore the south joining Queenstown via the coast of Invercargill, or go north to Christchurch passing through Lake Tekapo.
Amsterdam, Netherlands: Hotel Ajax D.R.
Amsterdam is a picturesque city capital. It has lovely canals and bridges, and lots of culture and nightlife. Some must see cultural attractions include the Anne Frank House, the Rembrandt House, and the floating flower market.
The Hotel Ajax D. R. is in the very centre of all the culture and bustle of Amsterdam. Great museums and the Central Station are all within walking distance of this budget, 2 star hotel. This property can be booked on cheaply on HostelBookers and the hotel has 21 rooms with private baths, ranging from singles to triples and one family room. A complimentary breakfast is included in the price. The hotel is within walking distance of numerous pubs and restaurants, and a wide variety of shopping venues.
Berlin, Germany: Hotel Air in Berlin
Explore the progressive city of Berlin, a combination of modern city and historic museums and memorials. Be sure to visit such sites as the Memorial of the Berlin Wall, the Brandenburg Gate, Potsdamer Place, the Holocaust Memorial, and the Deutsches Museum.
The 46 room, 3 star Hotel Air in Berlin is a charming, art-noveau hotel. It’s city center location is within walking distance of great shopping and restaurants, the Tiergarten Park and the zoo. Nearby is the Reichstag Building and the Brandenburg Gate. The hotel is only 200 meters from the Wittenbergplatz with underground connections and bus lines. Facilities at the hotel include single to quad sized rooms with private bath. Each room has wireless internet access (surcharge) and a full buffet breakfast is available (surcharge). The hotel has a lounge bar and garden area.
Milan, Italy: Hotel Club
Cosmopolitan Milan features high fashion and culture. For shopping, there are expensive areas like the Quadrilater D’Oro or more budget minded streets like Corso Buenos Aires. Be sure and visit the famous La Scala opera house and the Duomo Cathedral.
Hotel Club is in the middle of the city center and features a stylish minimalist design. The hotel is 300 meters from the main train station and close to many historic sites. Rooms range from single to quad rooms. all with private bath. A nice breakfast buffet is included in the price. The hotel has an inner courtyard garden and internet access (surcharge) in all rooms.
Paris, France: Kyriad Fresnes
Paris is a city famous for culture and fine dining. On everyone’s list to visit is the Louvre, Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower. Paris has grand boulevards and great shopping. Wonderful cafes and restaurants are on almost every corner.
The budget Kyriad Fresnes hotel is located in the southern Fresnes district. It is about 6 miles from the Orly Airport and approximately 15 minutes by car from the Eiffel Tower. Children will enjoy the Family Funpark and Playmobile castle that is only a 10 minute walk from the hotel. Rooms are either double or twin sizes, all with private baths. All guest rooms have free internet access. There is an onsite restaurant and a daily breakfast (surcharge) is served.
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt: The Hauza Beach Resort
The Hauza Beach Resort is a 550 room resort, with room accommodations ranging from twin beds to queen suites. It is located on the palm fringed, desert beach of Sharm El Sheikh on Nabq Bay overlooking Tiran Island. This Bedouin themed resort has full amenities including 2 pools, a sea water lagoon, two beaches, a jacuzzi and full dining facilities. There is plenty of entertainment on site, great ocean snorkeling, and a number of safari excursions that can be arranged.
Los Angeles, California: Travelodge Los Angeles (Ontario Airport)
The Travelodge Los Angeles has 60 rooms, and it is well located for both business and casual travel. Some amenities include free high speed internet, refrigerator and microwaves in rooms, and free continental breakfast and USA Today newspaper. It is situated only 1 mile from the Ontario Convention Center and 2 miles from the Ontario Airport. It is is 3 miles from the Ontario Mills Mall and the San Antonio Winery. The California Speedway is just 4 miles away.
Koh Pha Ngan, Thailand: Phangan Orchid Resort
The Phangan Orchid Resort is located in a tropical island setting on Ban Kai beach on the south east coast. The area is quiet, but it is only 2.5 km from Haa Rin beach, the party beach known as full moon beach. This 22 room budget bungalow resort features all concrete bungalows with full baths and private balconies, offering either ocean or garden views. There is free internet service and free private parking. Some amenities include an outdoor pool by the beach, a pool table, BBQ area, full dining services and trip reservation services. The snorkelling is excellent and divers will enjoy a visit to Sailrock for a wall dive.
Comfortable, well located, and reasonably priced accommodations are available for you around the world. Be willing to escape the ordinary and enjoy interesting and affordable travel adventures.