Hotel Reviews

Review: The Mulia Bali, where three resorts are better than one

Draped along a kilometre of Nusa Dua beachfront, this five star Bali resort is world-class in every way.

Sid Raja |

Review: JW Marriott Resort Gold Coast, made for fun in the sun

From hatted dining to a saltwater lagoon brimming with tropical fish, this is much more than your average hotel.

Chris Ashton |

Review: Four Seasons Seoul, a five-star triumph

This inner-city hotel is 29 floors of pure class, from its basement speakeasy to the palace-view Executive Lounge.

Chris Ashton |

Review: The Westin Perth, where business and pleasure combine

From a Guy Grossi restaurant to the rooftop pool and 24 hour gym, this inner-city hotel is five stars all the way.

Chris Ashton |

Review: Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane, history with a modern edge

From offices to a radio station and bank, this heritage-listed address has housed it all, but its latest resident is the best yet.

Chris Ashton |

Review: InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto

If the walls of this five star hotel could talk, they’d speak of over 130 years of growth and change in the city.

Sid Raja |

Review: Hyatt Regency Sydney, a Darling Harbour-view stunner

With a striking rooftop bar and freshly-opened Regency Club, Australia’s largest hotel is certainly worth checking into.

Chris Ashton |

Review: The Carlyle New York, the luxury hotel in a class of its own

This grand dame of the New York hotel scene still draws a well-heeled crowd after nearly 100 years.

Sid Raja |

Review: Elements of Byron Resort, a perfect mix of beach and bush

We check into Byron’s only beachfront resort: home to an adults-only retreat, solar train, day spa and more.

Chris Ashton |

Review: Kimpton Shinjuku Tokyo, unpretentious luxury

This box-fresh five-star entrant brings a splash of New York style to downtown Tokyo.

Tony O'Kane |

Review: Crown Towers Perth, a hotel like no other in West Australia

Evoking the style and scale of southeast Asia’s grandest hotels, this inner-city escape is five star class.

Chris Ashton |

Review: The Tokyo Station Hotel, old-world elegance in abundance

One of Tokyo’s oldest and grandest hotels hides in plain sight.

Tony O'Kane |

Review: Meriton Suites Zetland Sydney gains a stylish new look

Fresh from a top-to-bottom refurbishment, this upscale aparthotel has everything plus the kitchen sink.

Chris Ashton |

Review: COMO The Treasury Perth, Australia’s hotel high water mark

Regularly named among the country’s best, this Perth hotel is a masterclass in the beauty of simplicity.

Chris Ashton |

Review: St. Regis San Francisco, where ‘suite dreams’ come true

Inspired by the vibrance and culture of its SoMA location, this newly-updated hangout is as good as it gets.

Sid Raja |

Review: Jackalope Mornington Peninsula is an escape to extravagance

Barely an hour from Melbourne lies an uncorked gem for oenophiles and sybarites, near and far.

Sid Raja |

Review: Aiden Darling Harbour, a Sydney boutique hotel with style

Designed ‘by travellers for travellers’, this tech-savvy hotel is proof good things come in small packages.

Chris Ashton |

Review: Hilton Queenstown, a lakeside retreat for adventure seekers

Whatever floats your (jet)boat, Hilton Queenstown is a comfortable lakeside base with stunning views at every turn.

Matt Lennon |