Hotel Review: Travelodge, Perth, Western Australia, Australia - August 2015

 
Published on Sept. 15, 2015
Category: Travel & Events
Source: Youtube

Two of us stayed at the Perth Travelodge in August, 2015. We had a double room on the top (9th) floor, and paid AU$510 for 3 nights room only (£235 / US$363 / €320), which equals AU$170 per night, the room was booked via booking.com. The hotel is quite central in Perth, it is on the Red Cat free city circular bus route located at the corner of Hay Street and Victoria Avenue. If you're travelling from the airport by bus, the nearest stop is on St. George's terrace outside Perth Concert Hall (5 min walk). I had requested a room on a high floor with a view, and did receive this. The view was over the road junction towards St. Mary's Cathedral and was pleasant enough, although a river view would have been even better. The noise from the roads did not bother me with the balcony window closed. The room had the following furniture and features: a luggage storage area; vanity area (with no mirror); double wardrobe containing a safe, ironing board and (only) four coat hangers; kettle with tea and coffee making facilities, cups and glasses; fridge which was also the minibar; bed side tables and lamps; clock radio with in-built Apple lightning charger; desk with lamp and USB chargers; tall lamp; full length mirror; flat screen TV and a very large and comfortable double bed. We received free wireless internet, I'm not sure if there was a daily data limit, but we never reached it if there was. The balcony was concrete and had two chairs on it. The bathroom was white and bright, the shower bath was very low (two tiles high), so fairly accessible - but not non-slip. The shower itself was a little ancient and whilst adjustable was a little awkward, it was also erratic fluctuating between hot and cold at times. The toilet was just a standard toilet, there were two rolls of toilet paper. The sink area was large, there were free toiletries, and a range of plug sockets for shaving. The bathroom also had a hair dryer and coat hooks. The hotel looks like it was built in the 70s, but has had internal modernisation, a good example being the lifts, which are red and shiny inside, resembling a modern kitchen appliance! Breakfast was not included in our room rate, we did pay one day for it - be aware that if you pay on the day, it is around 10 dollars more expensive than if you pay the night before. I enjoyed the breakfast and thought it was very good. The bar is well stocked, with some very good Australian beers on tap. The staff were all very helpful and gave good customer service. I enjoyed my time at the Travelodge, and would consider staying there again. To see a film taken around Perth, highlighting it’s infrastructure, architecture, art and sites of interest, click here: https://youtu.be/YxOzHgsd_8s . To see a time-lapse film of a circular ferry ride between Perth and South Perth, click here: https://youtu.be/KyzEt3xbvu8 . To see a film of Perth Railway Station, click here: https://youtu.be/c2GpWZrcAvc . To see a time-lapse film taken from a ferry leaving Barrack Street Jetty and heading West down the Swan River towards Fremantle, click here: https://youtu.be/Bt_uVXmsA5A . To see a time-lapse film from a ferry heading West down the Swan River towards Fremantle Port, click here: https://youtu.be/2A81KAqWv2U . To see a film taken around the streets of Fremantle, click here: https://youtu.be/8jvQ9oqm9Ak . To see a film taken from a suburban Transperth train between Fremantle and Claremont, click here: https://youtu.be/HTmVv9RCKtw . To see a film from an Emirates Airbus A380 landing at Perth Airport (PER), click here: https://youtu.be/Jcd-fRaPs9M . If you liked this film, you can also find my travel films and photography updates on the following social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mosstravel please like my Facebook page. WordPress: http://mosstraveltv.wordpress.com please follow my blog by clicking the +Follow link. Tumblr: http://stuartmoss.tumblr.com please follow my blog by clicking the +Follow button. Pinterest: https://uk.pinterest.com/mosstraveltv/ . Blogger: http://mosstraveltv.blogspot.co.uk please follow my blog by bookmarking the page. Google+ just add +stuartmoss . Instagram: stumoss - https://instagram.com/stumoss/ . You can follow my travels on Twitter @mosstraveltv or by visiting https://twitter.com/mosstraveltv .