Tag Archives: luxury hostels
August 4, 2014

The Jewel in YHA Australia’s crown – Sydney Harbour YHA review

By Peter Parkorr aka TravelUnmasked.com The YHA’s Sydney Harbour hostel must be the jewel in it’s crown – with a prime location in the historic centre of Sydney, you really feel the buzz of “the harbour city” with its most iconic sights laid out in front of you. The location Sitting right on The Rocks, you […]

July 8, 2014

The Sydney Central YHA : Reviewed

A review of the Sydney Central YHA in Australia, by Peter Parkorr – TravelUnmasked.com The biggest of YHA’s 3 Sydney hostels, Sydney Central offers great value, great eating and great spaces to relax when you’re tired from hitting lots of city sights.   The location Sydney Central YHA is in a great location for new […]

June 20, 2013

Review of Bus Hostel in Reykjavik

  Bus Hostel Reykjavik is a friendly, fun and super affordable place to stay while exploring Iceland’s capital or beyond. With welcoming and helpful staff and lots of vintage style and quirky details, quite unexpectedly Bus Hostel in Reykjavik became a home from home in one of the world’s coolest cities and we mean that […]

March 9, 2013

Wombats City Hostel Naschmarkt, review

Great location in the Naschmarkt, excellent facilities allied with a cool design & superb value for money breakfast make Wombats City Hostel Vienna Naschmarkt,  the perfect base for exploring Vienna.   Location Wombats City Hostel Vienna, Naschmarkt  is in a great location overlooking Vienna’s biggest market. It’s also a short walk from the Hofburg, Secessionhaus […]

March 4, 2013

Lisbon Calling Hostel review

  Part of a 250-year-old building Lisbon Calling Hostel is another stunning Lisbon hostel , overflowing with beautiful period features and vintage charm. It’s also home for the owners and their friends so staying at this hostel really feels like you’ve been welcomed into someone’s home.     Location   Situated just a short walking […]

January 23, 2013

Dream Hostel, Tampere reviewed

  A perfect blend of blue and white , warm hospitality and Finnish design philosophy makes in my opinion Dream Hostel the best hostel in Finland and possibly the rest of  Scandinavia.     The location Just a few minutes walk away from Tampere train station, the Dream Hostel is in a great location near […]

June 25, 2012

Generator Hostel, Copenhagen : Reviewed

    Few weeks ago I had the pleasure of visiting the beautiful city of Copenhagen and staying at the brand new Generator Copenhagen hostel Here is my review of the hostel as part of my Luxury Hostels project- feel free to leave your comments and thoughts below. Enjoy.     Location   The Generator […]

May 31, 2012

Equity Point Hostel, Lisbon – Reviewed

    So I’ve professed my love for Lisbon. It’s pretty much a perfect city. Confession: One of the reasons for me planning the Luxury Hostels project was so that it would give me the perfect excuse to come back to Lisbon…. easyJet, one of the sponsors for my Luxury Hostels project kindly obliged with […]

May 8, 2012

Video Review: Gallery Hostel, Porto

  Earlier last month, I got the chance to stay at the amazing Gallery Hostel in Porto.   It’s a unique hostel in the sense that it functions as a Art Gallery and has regular exhibitions for the locals every month. I’ll be publishing a full in-depth review soon but in the meantime, enjoy the […]

May 1, 2012

The next luxury hostel? I’m off to Cocomama, Amsterdam

    As some of you may know, just back from an amazing few days in Italy where I was attending Travel Bloggers Unite Conference in Umbria before heading to Bologna to launch the BlogVille project.   I’m back in Edinburgh for a few days but hitting the road on Friday, 3rd of May to […]