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Hotel Review – Alex Perry Hotel and Apartments

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Hotel Review – Alex Perry Hotel and Apartments Alex Perry Hotel and Apartments are located in one of Brisbane’s hippest inner city suburbs. It’s just one suburb over from where I previously lived up until recently and I distinctly recall the day I drove past the Alex Perry Hotel very soon after the doors opened. My first thoughts were not the Alex Perry, creator of some of the most beautiful Australian fashion? My thoughts immediately turning to the decor, fittings, the opulence, and luxury. Yes it was ‘the’ Alex Perry! Fortunately, we had the opportunity recently to experience a 2-night stay at the…

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Double-Six Hotel, Seminyak, Bali

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Double-Six Hotel, Seminyak, Bali When Double-Six was only a few months old we spied a voucher from a “deals” type of website. It was such great value we bought it on the spot (this was our pre travel-club days!) and pretty much forgot about it after we booked and our travel day arrived. Even then I didn’t know to what extent there were “offers” and “vouchers” and what was included, here’s what we experienced for 2 people 8 nights in an upgraded sea view room Daily breakfast Dinner at Gado Dado (other property in the group) Dinner at Italian Seminyak…

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Woodlands Rainforest Retreat Review

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Woodlands Rainforest Retreat Review You will find Woodlands Rainforest Retreat about half way between Healesville and Marysville in the Yarra Valley, around 11/2 hours drive from Melbourne. Only one of 3 accommodation places in the tiny town of Narbethong, Woodlands Rainforest Retreat lives up to its name in every way. There are 4 cottages or bungalows set amidst the woodlands and rainforest that engulf each cottage for complete privacy. You really do feel like you are living in the middle of nowhere with the only view out on to ancient trees and rainforest. With its open fire, beautiful timber floors and glass wall spa…

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