Australia is a country renowned for its beautiful beaches, luscious rainforests, cosmopolitan cities and rugged bush land, with so many diverse attractions within the one continent it is no surprise that tourism is a key player in the Australian economy. Events like The Sydney 2000 Olympics, World Youth Day, And the Melbourne Commonwealth Games have put Australia on the map exposing the nation to an international audience creating tremendous flow on effects for the Tourism Industry.
Australia offers many quality accommodation options in all parts of the country. Our hotels are on par with any of those found in the world’s major cities. Sydney and Melbourne are 2 of Australia’s biggest tourist attractions.
Melbourne is a city packed with galleries, cafes, bars and boutiques which all lie waiting to be discovered in heritage buildings and beautiful arcades. Complementing the many attractions this city has to offer Melbourne has a profusion of luxury and boutique hotels. Alternatively, if you are seeking a home away from home, serviced apartments allow you to spread out in style and comfort. If you’re travelling on a budget, the city’s arrangement of hygienic guesthouses and backpacker hostels have broad appeal. Or perhaps your fancy runs to cosy bed and breakfast establishments, motel chains, private caravan parks, even a room in a residential college. Whatever your inclination, Melbourne has an accommodation option relevant your budget and travelling style.
Not to be out done by its neighboring city; Sydney is a city whose natural beauty, rich blend of cultures, energy and appetite make it a prime source of creativity and innovation, famous for its art and culture, shopping and fashion, dining and nightlife, sports spectaculars and countless child friendly attractions it is a revelation to none that when it comes to accommodation in Sydney you`ll be spoilt for choice.
In Sydney you’ll not only get a friendly greeting from the natives but the abundance of quality establishments in which to stay is second to none. In fact the city’s broad array of accommodation has something to suit every imaginable budget, taste, holiday plan or requirement. You’ll be graced with chic boutique hotels overflowing with flair and magnetism, spirited backpacker hostels, deluxe five-star establishments with breath taking outlooks of the harbor and mind blowing suites. There are charming bed and breakfasts hidden away in the city’s blossoming streets and two or three-star hotels in the epicenter of Sydney that will be gentle on the finances .Practical and convenient self-contained apartments inclusive of parking and a considerable number of four-star international-class hotels can all be found at all the key locations.
There are a number of ways to go about booking accommodation in Australia. If you are a first time traveler unsure of the best ways to secure the right accommodation to meet your needs, you may choose to book through a travel agent who will book your flights, accommodation, and transfers for you meaning that there is nothing for you to do apart from sit back and relax, this may also be the preferable option for time poor travelers such as business people visiting a particular city for a short amount of time.
If spontaneity is your thing, booking last minute can mean that you will secure some great bargains, often securing better hotel rooms at a cheaper price. However it is not recommended to leave your booking to the last minute if you are travelling coincides with a major event or is during summer – Australia’s peak tourist season.
Whilst there is no shortage of luxurious places to stay in Australia, there are also many quality two and three star hotels located around Australia. Whilst they are more basic than their higher rated counterparts, they offer a clean, tidy place to base yourself without breaking the budget.
Accor Vacation Club is one of Australia and New Zealand’s leading holiday and lifestyle programs. Australian Hotels are amongst the best in the world, this coupled with Australians attitude to embrace visitors in a friendly and welcoming manner, makes Australia a popular destination for international travelers from all part of the globe. As the tourism industry continues to boom, the amount of quality hotels Australia has on offer will only continue to rise.