Posts tagged Luxury
Freycinet Coastal Pavilions Will be Your Next Holiday

Some might have only heard of Tasmania by way of the little devil from Looney Tunes cartoons, but it’s so much more than that. Tasmania is an island-state of Australia, a land of awe-inspiring beauty and vast oceanic vistas, with huge national parks and untouched land. The Freycinet Lodge Pavilions are the perfect way to become immersed in the island’s immense forestry and incredible landscape.

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Felix Hotel is Here to Shake Up the Airport Hotel Scene

Travellers setting down at Sydney Airport may well want to spend the night, with the opening of the new Felix Hotel that can only be described as first class. Located just seven minutes by foot from the domestic terminal, Felix Hotel by 8Hotels takes its inspiration from the Golden Age of air travel in the 60s — that is, before budget airlines made you pay for water. It starts from the moment you step through the door, with guests checking in not at a ground-floor lobby, but the penthouse on the top level of the hotel. In addition to a view of the runway, the penthouse is home to a rooftop cinema, a 24-hour food shop and a cocktail bar that is surprisingly colourful — making a nice change to the usual drabness of airport hotels.

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Airbnb Just Got Even Better

Airbnb has changed the way we travel, allowing us to find affordable places to stay just about anywhere on the planet. Of course, how those places turn out is often somewhat of a gamble. That’s why, for its 10th anniversary, Airbnb has launched Airbnb Plus. Starting with 2,000 homes in 13 cities, including Sydney and Melbourne, Airbnb Plus properties are personally inspected and verified against a 100-point checklist that covers everything from interior design to cleanliness and comfort, as well as amenities offered and ensures that hosts have a solid rating (4.8 stars or higher). To qualify for the Plus tier homes must have fully equipped kitchens and full-featured bathrooms, among many other features – even the speed of the WiFi is personally tested. 

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