25 NICE guest houses/hotels

1. Motherhome guest house, Siem Reap

MotherHome is a modern guest house offering high standards of service and Khmer hospitality. Personal and individual attention is emphasized.


2. Castle Rock Hostel, Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s central, palatial and amazingly located backpackers hostel.


3. Golden Temple Villa, Siem Reap

One of the most successful guest house in Siem Reap consistently recommended by Lonely planet for 6 years


4. Olembia guest house, Melbourne

Olembia is a small charming hostel located in the beachside suburb of St.Kilda, Melbourne aimed at travellers requiring

quality accommodation at a budget price.


5. Lavender Lodge, Kota Kinabalu

Clean and comfortable accommodation at affordable prices, plus the superior

and friendly service has made it a popular and ideal choice among international travelers.


6. Lotus Villa, Laos

Lotus Villa is a new boutique hotel in the heart of the UNESCO precinct of Luang Prabang, Laos. It is Ideally located.


7. Dalmacia Hotel, London

Situated mid way between Hammersmith & Shepherds Bush, West London. Just several minutes away from local transport services, Dalmacia Hotel is within

close proximity of Westfield shopping complex and is easily accessible from London's main airports. 4 Underground stations

are within 10 minutes walk.


8. Friends Hotel, Taipei

Yo Tong Regency stands strategically in front of Exit 2 of MRT Chung Hsiao Dun Hua Station (忠孝敦化站) and enjoys a

convenient transportation network. And there are SOGO, MinYao Department Store, Breeze Department Store, Cheng Ping

book shop (诚品书店) and restaurants to satisfy your needs for shopping and recreation.


9. The Mitraa, Singapore

At 'The Mitraa backpakers hostel' is a friendly environment where you can

share your experiences with other travelers.

Take North East line train for the MRT to Farrer Park station. From Farrer Park MRT , take Exit B and walk straight along

Race Course Road for 5 minutes towards Balestier road and you will see The Mitraa on the left side of the road.


10. Hotel Green View, Nepal

It is a nice guest house with good roof top view at Damside, Pokhara in Nepal. The guest house is strategically located near German Bakery and a lake at Damside.

11. Nawaranga guest house, Nepal

Nawaranga guest house is located in Dhulikhel, Nepal. Rooms are basic. The price is reasonable and the food is tasty in the restaurant.


12. Benchen Vihar guest house, Nepal

The guest house is situated near the renowned Swayambhu Stupa in Kathmandu, Nepal where taxis and buses are easily accessible.

The location of the guest house is at a quiet place behind Benchen Monastery (Tibetan monastry). The food of the restaurant

is tasty.


13. Stream Garden, Thailand

Stream Garden is situated in a tropical jungle of southern Thailand. The tranquility and extraordinary natural beauty of

Stream Garden's location are ideally suited to its intention that is inspired by the teachings of J Krishnamurti.


14. University Rooms, London

On University Rooms website, you may get a room with affordable rate if you do not mind to stay at accommodation in

university colleges and student residences. The accommodation can be found in Europe, United states, Canada, Australia,

New Zealand, South Africa.

The International Hall at Bloomsbury in London is one of the hostel at a strategic location - about 10 minutes walking

distance to Kings Cross St Pancras Station.


15. Coco Hotel, Bali

Coco hotel is located inside the Tanah Lot tourist spot. It is about 5-minutes walking distance to Tanah Lot temple. The

breathtaking sunset on the beach and various shops nearby give you great value for money.

You need to pay an entrance fee to enter the area where Coco hotel is situated.

It is worth while if you stay there for a night as you do not need to pay separate entrance fee for daily Tanah Lot temple visit.


16. Lost Garden Guest house 一丘田7号, Yunnan

Lost Garden Guest house is located in a quiet, tucked-away alley only 2 minutes walking distance from Green Lake Park in Kunming, Yunnan, China. Near the center of the city, the guest house is within walking distance of all of the major

universities, the main shopping area, the Bird and Flower Market, and Kundu night market.


17. Dali Lily's Garden Inn 莉莉小苑, Yunnan

Lily's Garden Inn Dali offers to worldwide travelers a strategic and comfortable place to relax in Dali, Yunnan, China.


18. Acquaintance Houses Inn 初识民居客栈, Yunnan

Acquaintance Houses Inn is a comfortable guest house near the South Gate entrance of Lijiang Old Town, Yunnan, China.

The guest house is run by a guitarist that acquires irresistable magnetic voice and opens a music house next door to gather

travelers from all over the world.


19. Star Hostel, Taipei

Star Hostel is located in the heart of Taipei's historic district, just 2 minutes away from Taipei Main Station and MRT. It is within walking distance to attractions in Taipei City.


20. Yesinn@Causeway Bay Hostel, Hong Kong

It is only 2 minutes walking distance from Yesinn@Causeway Bay Hostel to Causeway Bay MTR station. The location is pretty strategic.

Booking via http://www.hostelworld.com might get a better room rate.


21. Holiday Hotel, Macau

It is located in the Macau City area of Macau and it is within walking distance to famous sights such as Macau Ruins of St. Paul, Tap Seac Gallery, Monte Fort Corridor, Mount Fortress, the big fort, and the shopping hot spots in Macau.


22. Tomato Guest House, Seoul

It is located about 150 meters away from Myeong-Dong Station and about 200 meters away from the Myeong-dong shopping street, one of the main shopping spots and attractions in Seoul.

Booking via http://www.booking.com/ might get a better room rate.


23. Kobe Meriken Park Oriental Hotel, Kobe

It is located at port of Kobe which is 3-minutes walking distance to Kobe Port Tower and Kobe Maritime Museum.

The rooms have a balcony with park or harbour views.

JR Kobe Train Station is a 5-minute drive, and Minato-Motomachi Subway Station is a 10-minute walk. A free daily shuttle goes to JR Sannomiya Train Station. It is about 30-minutes walking distance to Hankyu Railway Kobe-Sannomiya station (or Sannomiya station). Hankyu Railway's Kobe-Sannomiya station is located next to JR Sannomiya station.


24. Stella Higashiyama, Kyoto

Located in the Higashiyama area, a 20-minute bus ride from Kyoto Station. Stella Higashiyama offers air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. Guests can make a visit to Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Kyoto National Museum with a 15-minute walk.

25. Relaxing Malaysian Nature Retreats For The Perfect Getaway

Need time out from the hustle and bustle of the city? If the answer is yes, then the following Malaysian nature retreats might be suitable for your getaway.

Time Capsule Retreat, Sungai Lembing, Pahang

The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat, Ipoh, Perak

The Shorea, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan

The Glass House at 325, Janda Baik, Pahang

Templer Park Rainforest Retreat, Rawang, Selangor

Gerimis Senja Villa, Hulu Langat, Selangor

The Dusun, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan

Broga Bliss Eco Garden

26. Hotel 88 Shinsaibashi

It is located at Doutonbori. Perfectly placed in the heart of Osaka, Hotel 88 Shinsaibashi is easily accessible by public transportation.

Hotel 88 Shinsaibashi is located in Osaka, 300 m from Glico Man Sign.

Namba CITY shopping mall is 500 m from Hotel 88 Shinsaibashi, while Tsutenkaku is 1.9 km away. The nearest airport is Osaka Itami Airport, 14 km from the property.

Chuo Ward is a great choice for travellers interested in shopping, gourmet food and food.

The staff there can speak English and Cantonese.