Tag: Australia

Super-king-sized beds at the Little National Hotel, Barton, Canberra, Australia.

Little National Hotel, Barton, Canberra

Little National Hotel, Barton Words: Jane Speechley          Images: Little National Hotel While much of the international attention on Canberra recently has focused on the revitalised district of Braddon near the city’s centre, smart travellers won’t ov…

Agostini's 'You had me at pizza' neon sign in hotel lobby

Agostini’s, Kingston, Canberra

Words: Jane Speechley          Images: Jane Speechley and supplied. There’s nothing like a vacant space in a busy location and a few ‘under construction’ signs to build anticipation. Since the popular Ox Eatery at East Hotel closed down last year, locals and h…

Hilton Sydney, Hotel Review

Hilton Sydney, Hotel Review, Australia

Location You can’t beat the location of the Hilton Hotel Sydney. Smack bang in the middle of the city it’s walking distance to many attractions, and only steps away from bars, restaurants, shopping and entertainment. Certainly one of the many benefits is that of e…

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Shangri-La Hotel Sydney, Australia

A year ago was my last visit to Shangri-La Hotel Sydney, and still with all of the wonderful accommodation options in the city centre, it is the hotel that speaks most to me when recommending an unforgettable stay in Australia’s Harbour City. All rooms are blessed w…

Bars with the best views in Sydney

Blu Bar, Shangri-La Hotel Sydney, Australia

If you visit one bar in Sydney make it Blu Bar. Short visits call for scoping out the best and I can’t imagine finding a more stunning setting than what is offered on the glass walled 36th floor of the Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney. Sweeping views of the harbour could leave […]