Hotel Review: Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, Durban – South Africa

Hotel Name: Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani Address: 63 Snell Parade, North Beach, Durban, South Africa I stayed at the Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani in Durban, South Africa. My hotel stay was provided by South Africa Tourism (Australia) as I was attending INDABA – Africa’s largest travel trade show – with an Australian media […]

Hotel Review: Elephant Lake Hotel, St. Lucia – South Africa

Hotel Name: Elephant Lake Hotel Address: McKenzie Street, St. Lucia, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa I stayed at the Elephant Lake Hotel in St. Lucia, South Africa. My accommodation was provided by South Africa Tourism (Australia) as part of a media trip. This hotel review wasn’t part of the trip but I review places I […]

Hotel Review: Fairmont Zimbali Resort, Ballito – South Africa

Hotel Name: Fairmont Zimbali Resort Address: 5 Corkwood Drive, Zimbali Coastal Estate, Port Zimbali, Ballito, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa I stayed at the Fairmont Zimbali Resort as a guest of South Africa Tourism (Australia) as part of a media trip to Durban. The resort is on the Zimbali Coastal Estate, about 30 minutes north of Durban […]

Hotel Review: 54 on Bath Hotel, Johannesburg – South Africa

Hotel Name: 54 on Bath Hotel Address: 54 Bath Avenue, Rosebank, Randburg, Johannesburg, South Africa 2146 I stayed at 54 on Bath Hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa. My room was provided by South Africa Tourism (Australia) as part of a media trip I was on. I wasn’t required to review the hotel but I review […]

Hostel Review: Dream Cube Hostel, Barcelona – Spain

Hostel Name: Dream Cube Hostel Address: Avd. Sarria 67, Les Corts, Barcelona, Spain 08029 I stayed at the Dream Cube Hostel in Barcelona, Spain. I booked online and it worked out to $17.67 USD per night. There is also a local tax of 1.25 Euro per night which is paid upon arrival. The Dream Cube […]

Hostel Review: Gracia City Hostel, Barcelona – Spain

Hostel Name: Gracia City Hostel Address: Sant Pere Martir S.T. No.18, Gràcia, Barcelona, Spain I stayed at the Gracia City Hostel in Barcelona, Spain. I booked online and it worked out to approx $18.89 USD per night. I booked it for its price and reviews. I’ve been to Barcelona a few times before but I […]

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 […]