Advantages: Nice quiet location, good standard rooms, fair price Disadvantages: A litttle further out than some hostels
...outside Hotel Park which, we had recently learned, has a floor of hostel grade accommodation on one of its upper floors.
When we first started visiting Ljubljana back in 2004, Hotel Park was often listed in guidebooks as one of the cheaper options in the city. It was very dowdy and rather grim in those days but it has since undergone a dramatic transformation that includes a major updating...
Advantages: Fabulous location, amazing views Disadvantages: Room a little dated
...on a bus and stayed in the city itself for a couple of days.
Malaga has, as you can imagine, no shortage of hotels to suit all pockets, but after a fair bit of research, we decided on the Hotel MS Maestranza.
The four star MS Maestranza is situated slap bang in the heart of the city, between the bullring, the Alameda Gardens, the Alcazaba (citadel) and the new Malaga port, Muelle 1. Not only...
Advantages: Clean rooms and communal areas, English-speaking and knowledgable staff, central location in Kyoto Disadvantages: None for me!
...?t expecting a high standard for what we prepared to pay, but returning to the hostel after a long day around Japan to a comfortable looking abode would give us (and our families) some piece of mind.
I found K?s House Hotel Kyoto, which is one of a popular hostel chain in Japan (having hostels in Tokyo, Takayama and Hiroshima among others) on hostelworld.com and saw it had glowing reviews and an accolade...