Ibis Auckland Ellerslie
Travel Blogs from Ellerslie
We had an idea in our mind about New Zealand, nature, beautiful sceneries and beaches. We haven't been disappointed. Au contraire, c'est superbe!
After a 12 hour night flight we thought it would be unsafe to get on the road and drive on the left side. So we stayed 2 nights in Auckland, the largest city in NZ. A third of the country's …
An early start today; out of the hotel at 6am to wait for our pre-booked "super shuttle" to the station to catch the Trans Costal service to Picton. After several 'phone calls to an answer ‘phone and no shuttle appearing we managed to find another taxi firm that got us to the station with minutes to spare.
Christchurch was waking …
auckland is cack.but trudy bought the t-shirt. ok, we only ever saw it in the dark really and were only there 18 hours but it looked small, dark and ugly. we ate pizza and put on big jackets and stood in a bar in the freezing cold drinking vodka from ice glasses. the exciting thing was we found a free drinks voucher in my jacket pocket.
Woo hoo! I'm here. I managed to sleep a whopping 11 hours in total on the flight so feeling pretty good. I hesitantly asked if they had sparkling wine, only to be told that they have 3 cases Lindauer Special Reserve so I better drink up! The bad news is that I arrived to total downpour. So all our outdoor plans had to be postponed. As soon as I …
... It's been a while since I blogged....here's a quick summary of what's gone by:
- I applied for a ****-load of jobs
- I got rejected from a ****-load of jobs
- I interviewed, got 2 offers
- I accepted a job
- I applied for a visa
- I got a visa
- I had my first visitor - my sister Clare (more to follow)
- My travelling finished
- I moved to Auckland
- I found a flat
- I started my new job
- I bought a car
- Life began again
How has this hotel rated in the past?
A very boring and dull place to stay. Aimed at commercial travellers it is clean efficient, clinical totally lacking in atmosphere. It does its job and gives you a place to sleep. Internet is very over priced at 30NZD for 24 hours
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.