Travel bloggers by definition tend to have travelled far and wide. This means we’ve also experienced a wide range of accommodation…the good, the bad and the downright ugly. This post is a collaboration from a dozen travel bloggers on the most amazing places we’ve stayed. One might expect that with all the perks and frequent flyer redemptions a superlative list would be mostly luxurious resorts in the Maldives and 5 star hotels on Park Avenue. I was pleasantly surprised that a large proportion of THE BEST feature low key experiences full of character that have been tried and tested by us and can be easily booked by yourselves with confidence that your experience will be positive.
Booking accommodation is a large part of making travel plans. It can be exciting. I personally love looking through all the options as part of the build up to the trip. But it can be difficult…I mean…you never really know what you’re going to get yeah?
The right accommodation can either positively add to your travel or even be a core part of the travel experience. For example staying in an igloo or a yurt. I really want to stay in a yurt!
Name: The Church
Location: Hahei, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand
Type: Cottage accommodation
Rating: 9.0 out of 10
The Church has been on my list of places to stay at for some years and a couple of weeks ago I finally got to stay there! It is a gorgeous, little place, full of character and comfort and is exactly what I was looking for when I wanted a weekend outside of Auckland for some much needed peace and quiet. [Read more…]
Name: The Grange
Location: Christchurch, New Zealand
Type: Bed & Breakfast
Rating: 8.2 out of 10
The Grange is a perfectly located classic, character-filled Victorian villa within walking distance of the CBD.
I was welcomed by the friendly Kelly on arrival and allowed to check in early. Early check in always gets points in my book!