Hostel Review: Backpackers BCN Casanova, Barcelona – Spain

Hostel Name: Backpackers BCN Casanova Address: c/Casanova, 52, Eixample, Barcelona, Spain I stayed at the Backpackers BCN Casanova in Barcelona, Spain. I booked online and it workout at $17.74 USD per night. There is also a local tax of .75 Euro per night which is paid upon arrival. The hostel is located in a nice […]

Hostel Review: Hatters Manchester, Manchester – UK

Hostel Name: Hatters Manchester Address: 50 Newton Street, Manchester, M1 2EA, United Kingdom I stayed at Hatters Manchester hostel in Manchester. I booked online 16.50 GBP ($23 USD) and booked it for its location, which is an easy walk from Manchester Piccadilly train station. The hostel occupies a grand old warehouse building that stands alone […]

Accommodation Review: Arena House Liverpool

Accommodation Name: Arena House Liverpool Address: 82-84 Duke Street, Liverpool, L1 5AA, United Kingdom. I stayed at Arena House Liverpool and I booked online at the rate of £25.20 per night ($36 USD) for a single room. Coincidentally that was exactly the same amount I paid the night before for an 8-bed dorm in London. […]

Hostel Review: Equity Point London Hostel, London – UK

Hostel Name: Equity Point London Hostel Address: 100-102 Westbourne Terrace, Hyde Park, London, W2 6QE, United Kingdom. I stayed at the Equity Point Hostel in London. I booked online at £25.20 per night ($36 USD). I had stayed here a few years ago and remembered it to be a decent hostel (by London’s standards) so […]

Hotel Review: Hotel Jen Orchardgateway Singapore

Hotel Name: Hotel Jen Orchardgateway Singapore Address: 277 Orchard Road, Singapore I stayed at the Hotel Jen Orchardgateway in Singapore. I was a guest of the hotel who provided a nights stay to be reviewed. Hotel Jen may not a familiar brand yet but they do come from an established hotel name. Hotel Jen is […]

Hotel Review: Link Hotel, Penang – Malaysia

Hotel Name: Link Hotel Address: 90 Jalan Rangoon, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia. I stayed at the Link Hotel in Penang, Malaysia. I booked it online for the rate of $12.60 USD for one night, which is great value – even by Penang standards. I think this deal was a combination of being an Agoda deal and […]

Guesthouse Review: Just Inn, Georgetown Penang – Malaysia

Guesthouse Name: Just Inn Address: 155,157 & 159, Lebuh Carnarvon, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia I stayed at the Just Inn in Georgetown, Penang. I walked in off the street and got a single room with shared bathroom for 40 MYR ($10.25 USD). The Just Inn is a budget guesthouse of the style that is popular with […]

Hotel Review: Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa Penang

Hotel Name: Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa Address: Batu Feringgi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, Penang, Malaysia I stayed at the Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa Penang as a guest of the hotel. I had previously reviewed the Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur which sets a high standard of luxury, but the Penang property is set in […]

Hotel Review: Star Lodge, Penang – Malaysia

Hotel Name: Star Lodge Address: 39 Lebuh Muntri, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia I stayed at the Star Lodge in Georgetown Penang. I have stayed here before and have found it to be a reliable cheap guesthouse in Penang so I walked in off the street and booked a room. The last time I was here I […]

Hotel Review: Kim Sun Hotel, Penang – Malaysia

Hotel Name: Kim Sun Hotel Address: 86 Campbell Street, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia. I stayed at the Kim Sun Hotel in Penang. I booked it online at the rate of $15.53 USD and booked it for is central location in Georgetown. There isn’t a Chinatown in Penang as there is such a large Chinese community. Campbell […]