Cheap Hotels Australia


"Find Cheap Hotels Australia!"

Below are my tips for finding cheap hotels Australia.

There are heaps of ideas here to try and find the best prices. Sadly Australia isn't cheap when it comes to hotels but knowing where to look is half the battle. You'll also see some good alternatives to hotels on this page too if you are on a tight budget.

I have also included my accommodation recommendations on each of my destination pages under the title of "Where to stay". This is where I personally recommend hotels and other options. So you'll find some of these on this page and then on my individual destination pages. Check out the following pages and choose your destination for more information but I recommend reading this page in its entirety before you do.



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  • Firstly you need to search and find accommodation that you like. Hopefully my guides will be useful - they are places that have been tried and tested by myself or friends of mine. Use the search function below to find accommodation available for your travel dates.

    Here are the best hotels in each of Australia's cities.

  • Click here for the best hotels in Sydney.
  • Hotels in Adelaide
  • Hotels in Melbourne
  • Hotels in Canberra

    Motels in Canberra

    Hotels in Brisbane

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  • For places where there are lots of accommodation options (cities,) you can easily find cheap hotels Australia. But you will need to book about 3-4 weeks out
  • www.hotelscombined.com is my favourite for finding accommodation. But if I can book last minute then I use www.wotif.com. This will only work 3-4 weeks out.
  • Before you book, you can contact the hotel directly to see if they can beat the price. Some have a "best price guarantee" which means they will give you a further 10% off the price quoted. Also remind them that they will have to pay an agency fee if you go through another site. Another good way to find cheap hotels Australia
  • If you are booking in the peak summer period of December and January, this strategy probably won't work. Book well in advance to get the places that you want. Use the above search box to find exactly what you want.
  • Another alternative is to join a hotel scheme. You pay an upfront fee but then get significant discounts on those hotels and in house dining. This is a good one as it has a range of good hotels including Holiday in Crowne Plaza - all in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji. Check out www.priorityprivilege.com.

  • How about a house exchange? This significantly cuts your costs especially if you want to base yourself in one place.

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  • Or what about forgoing cheap hotels australia for a stay with a local host or family. www.AirBNB.com is fast becoming a popular site with plenty of options to choose from



  • How else can I find cheap hotels Australia?


    HOSTELS, CHEAP HOTELS AND BACKPACKER PLACES

    Hostelbookers.com seem to have the best selection of cheap hotels and hostels around Australia. Check out some of my top recommendations on Hostels in Australia

    CAMPING

    Cheap hotels Australia can soon add up. The cheapest way to get around Australia is camping.

    Australia really caters well for the camper with hundreds of national parks and camping grounds available. There is something in nearly every town or city. In peak season you will need to book in advance.

    Best places are within the National Parks themselves or try the Big 4 camp grounds as they have a large selection right across the country.

    For a full list of my recommendations go to Camping Australia.

    CAMPERVANS

    If you fancy doing a couple of road trips then this is an economical way to travel. Check out the link here for more information on finding

    camper rentals australia



    MOTELS

    Personally, I am not a camper. I worry too much about the insects and spiders!

    Motels are an alternative to cheap hotels Austalia and are generally dotted on major highways across Australia. They are pretty much like what you see in the US.

    These are good if you are only planning on a one night stop over as they are very basic, sometimes still living in the 1970's with interesting wallpaper and decor! The usual price is about £100.

    CABINS

    The locals swear by these as they really are cheap and value for money. The decor is also much better than your average motel.

    Camping and Caravan sites generally have cabins available for about $150 for 2 bedrooms. This will be big enough for a family of 4. The "Big 4" campsites are a good place to look as well as Holiday Haven Tourist Parks along the East coast.

    A couple of really good ones include:-

  • Huskisson Beach Tourist Resort, Jervis Bay, 3 hours from Sydney (see

    best australian beaches for more details on Jervis Bay

  • Cairns Coconut Holiday Resort
  • Kakadu Lodge and Caravan Park
  • Discovery Holiday Park, Cradle Mountain
  • For a full list of my camping/cabins suggestions go to Camping Australia or how about a spot of luxury camping - check out my Glamping page.


    Self Catering Accommodation, Australia


    Sometimes its nice to make the odd meal yourself. You can't really do this in cheap hotels Australia.

    The cities tend to have serviced apartments and these can also be found on www.hotelscombined.com the same way to find

    cheap hotels Australia I would strongly recommend

    www.stayz.com.au

    as they have a really wide choice of holiday homes, cottages and houses throughout the country.

    There is also a wide range of prices. Book well in advance to get the best ones. I've used their service a lot and never been disappointed.

    Another good option is to look at flipkey.com who offer a good range of

    Australia Holiday Homes with the added advantage of no booking fees.



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