What Are Your Holiday Accommodation Options?

Friday September 30th, 2011

After weeks of slaving away at work, your holiday leave have finally come through! You’ve picked the city you’re going to visit, you’ve bought some new outfits for sight seeing, you’ve booked places for your pets in doggy and kitty hotels and now it’s time to book your own accommodation. You fire off search on the Internet and oh my, the choices are endless!
With so many options, finding the right accommodation to suit your needs can take a lot of time. Here are some options for your holiday accommodation.

1. Hotels

This is generally the first place people look for their holiday accommodation in major cities and towns. If you stick to five or four star hotel chains with trusted names you know you’ll get quality accommodations with great facilities Unfortunately this calibre of hotels charge premium rates for the privilege of staying with them.

Choosing cheaper hotel options may mean having to compromise on the quality of your room. If you decide to stay at a low star rated hotel, be sure to ask lots of questions about the facilities and the state of the room to avoid nasty surprises.

2. Serviced apartments

These are a great option for singles, groups, couples or families travelling together.  Service apartments Sydney can provide you with great locations so that you can enjoy the best that Sydney has to offer. Compared to that of hotels, the cost of serviced apartments is far more affordable for family holidays.

If a beach holiday is the order of the day for you,  Gold Coast apartmentscan provide you with comfortable beach side locations. Serviced apartments boast modern, spacious rooms with pool and spa facilities to help you unwind and get into holiday mode. You can also prepare your own meals in your kitchenette facilities in your room, which allows you to cut more costs from your trip.

3. Motels

Motels can be an affordable accommodation option if you’re staying in an out of the way town. For the most part, motels are associated with poorly maintained buildings built in the 1970s and 1980s. however there are some charming small town motels out there. To find a great motel you will need to do a lot of research, because many independently run motels do not have much information of their accommodation services on the Internet.

Motels are designed for short stays and be can be a very affordable accommodation option. If you like a nostalgic, retro holiday feel, grab your mum’s floral swimming cap and head on down.

4. Rentals properties

Thanks to the wonders of the Internet there are a few accommodation websites on which you can search for rental houses or apartments. These are a fun option for families or groups travelling together. There are loads of rental properties to from which to choose across the country, from rustic beach side cottages to modern mansions.

These are a popular accommodation option and as a result they are often difficult to book, particularly during school holidays. Also depending on your choice of holiday destination, your options may be limited. Costs for rental properties can vary widely and often minimum stays of 2 day to one week often apply, particularly during peak holiday seasons.

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