Hotel Reviews

Review: JW Marriott Marquis Dubai hotel

Standing at 355 metres, the two-towered JW Marriott Marquis Dubai boasts the title of the world's tallest hotel and offers gues...

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: DoubleTree Melbourne Flinders St hotel

Joining Hilton's stable in late 2014, the DoubleTree by Hilton Melbourne: Flinders Street hotel effectively replaced the former...

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: Grand Hyatt New York hotel

Boasting over 1,300 rooms in Midtown Manhattan is the Grand Hyatt New York hotel at Grand Central Terminal – birthplace o...

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: Capri by Fraser hotel, Brisbane

The new Capri by Fraser, Brisbane hotel tempts business travellers with a Club Lounge, free WiFi in every room and even free lo...

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: Parmelia Hilton Perth hotel

Following a significant hotel-wide revamp in 2014, the historic Parmelia Hilton Perth hotel – formerly The Parmelia Hotel...

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: DoubleTree New York Financial District

The DoubleTree by Hilton New York City: Financial District hotel is a great option for budget-conscious business travellers wor...

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: Hilton Melbourne South Wharf hotel

The Victorian jewel in the Hilton crown, the 396-room Hilton Melbourne South Wharf hotel temps travellers with a sizeable Execu...

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai

A strikingly modern take on the more 'traditional' Shangri-La image, the Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai hotel trades the cla...

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: Hilton New York Fashion District, Chelsea

Standing tall with 280 guest rooms in the heart of the Big Apple, the Hilton New York Fashion District hotel in Chelsea gives g...

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: Four Points by Sheraton Brisbane

Earlier this year, Brisbane made a triumphant return to the Starwood map with the opening of the Four Points by Sheraton hotel....

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai

The 952-room Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai hotel mixes business with pure class in one of the world's major corporate and fi...

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: Hotel review: InterContinental Abu Dhabi

During a quick trip to the United Arab Emirates, I wanted an upmarket yet not ridiculously swanky hotel in Abu Dhabi – an...

John Walton |

Review: Hotel review: Park Hyatt Tokyo

Tokyo's Park Hyatt — yes, the one from the movie Lost in Translation — is one of the best known hotels in the Japan...

John Walton |

Review: Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour

The Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour has an odd history: having previously been the Westin, and then taken over and turned into...

John Walton |

Review: ANA Crowne Plaza, Tokyo Narita Airport

At the end of a recent visit to Japan, but faced an early flight from Tokyo's Narita International Airport, I decided to stay n...

John Walton |

Review: Singapore's renovated Marriott

Any visitor to Singapore will be familiar with the iconic Marriott -- yes, it's that one, the octagonal pagoda tower on the cor...

John Walton |

Review: Holiday Inn Golden Mile Hong Kong

Most business travellers will find a hotel on the Hong Kong side of Victoria Harbour the most convenient for their HK business ...

John Walton |

Review: Somerset on the Pier, Hobart

There's a dearth of decent mid-to-upper end business hotels in Hobart, so we're always interested to check out further options ...

John Walton |