🇮🇸 €105 Reykjavik Hotel – a bargain or a bust? Center Hotels Plaza Review on Ingólfur Square

Last time I came to Iceland, I stayed at the Fosshotel in Reykjavik and it was a 10/10! Fosshotel has accommodation in some of the most spectacular locations around the country and are known for their Nordic design and great food. BUT... it's now the quarantine hotel in Reykjavik, so that option was gone (unless … Continue reading 🇮🇸 €105 Reykjavik Hotel – a bargain or a bust? Center Hotels Plaza Review on Ingólfur Square

Back to Belfast Hotels – Ibis Queens Quarter – a homely hotel at a humble price!

You may wonder why I'm showing you a picture of my (dusty) VW Golf. Indeed and you'd be right. This is just opposite my office at Queen's University in Belfast. I've gotten sick of paying WAY over the odds for a car parking space at Belfast City Airport. When you're away for a couple of … Continue reading Back to Belfast Hotels – Ibis Queens Quarter – a homely hotel at a humble price!

Is this the cheapest hotel in Belfast? £35 a night Premier Inn

During lockdown in Northern Ireland, very few hotels were permitted to stay open, and only for essential reasons. One of them was the Premier Inn on Alfred Street in the heart of Belfast. Now, education was listed as an essential reason, a purpose I used sparingly as I could often go to Belfast and back … Continue reading Is this the cheapest hotel in Belfast? £35 a night Premier Inn

Hotels: Ibis Melbourne (Swanston Street)

I signed up for an Accor Hotels membership a couple of years back, when the nearest hotel to Queen's University in Belfast is an Ibis, and learned the joys of actually getting something for free with your Accor card.  The group includes Sofitel (posh), Mercure (middle of the road), Pullman (nice) and Ibis (em... cheap). … Continue reading Hotels: Ibis Melbourne (Swanston Street)