Tag Archives: australia

Park Hyatt Melbourne Review

Park Hyatt Melbourne Review I have stayed at a number of Hyatt properties in Australia (there are currently seven) including the fantastic Park Hyatt and Regency in Sydney, Grand Hyatt in Melbourne, and Hotel Canberra.  Without a doubt, the best Hyatt in Australia (if not the world) is the Park Hyatt Sydney. The last time… Read More »

Glow Worm Cave at Natural Bridge

Glow Worm Cave at Natural Bridge Natural Bridge is located in Springbrook National Park, a rainforest near the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia.  I visited Natural Bridge in November 2018.  Entry to the park is free.  Natural Bridge is about an hours drive from Surfers Paradise. The drive up into the mountains is beautiful, just… Read More »

voco Gold Coast Review

voco Gold Coast Review IHG has a new hotel brand: voco.  In the trend of endless branding, voco seems to be aiming for upscale hip.  Not sure how it is hoping to differentiate itself from Kimpton.  Perhaps voco is to Hyatt Centric as Kimpton is to Andaz.  So far there is only one voco property… Read More »

Hyatt Hotel Canberra Review

Hyatt Hotel Canberra Review The Hyatt Hotel Canberra is a historical hotel located in the Australian capital, a short distance from the Parliament House.  Originally built in the 1920s by the government, the Hotel Canberra closed in the 1970s and reopened with an update and addition by Hyatt in the 1980s.  The 252 room hotel… Read More »

The Sebel Sydney Manly Beach Hotel Review

The Sebel Sydney Manly Beach Hotel Review Location The Sebel Sydney Manly Beach Hotel is located on the ocean side of Manly.  Assuming you arrive via ferry, you will walk down The Corso and take a right on Steyne.  The hotel is one of the last buildings along the beach.  It is about a 7-10… Read More »