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Travel Blogs from North Island
A wonderful missing Colorado song by John Denver Starwood in Aspen John Denver It's a long way from LA to Denver It's a long time to hang with in the sky It's a long way home to starwood in aspen And sweet Rocky Mountains Paradise Oh my sweet Rocky Mountains paradise Springtime is rolling round slowly Gray skies are bringing me down I can't …
This is just a song I wanted to share. I've been feeling a little like I'm missing out on the lives of my family and friends, and this song speaks to that really well. Watch yourselves, it's a sad one. I am having an amazing time and don't want to give anybody the wrong impression! I love flying like this, and I wouldn't trade it, at least not at …
All this paperwork from Australearn has a lot of information in it about preparing oneself to be "the American" abroad. I didn't read it at first because I figured I had a semester's experience of that already. But this time, I realized, we're going to be 33 in a student population of several thousand, whereas on the ship we were 75 in a student …
So I'm on my own again. But this time I'm a lot more on my own than I was at the start of TSS. My family left, what, four days ago? It seems crazy that it's been that long already. It was really hard, but a lot easier than last time. This time I already had a place to live that I could go back to; last time I was getting on a plane more than …
... absolutely beautiful. One afternoon Rich's parents took us to the west coast beach to see the sunset, and it was one of the prettiest sunsets we have ever seen. On the last day Rich and his friend Sol took us to his favourite beach and National Park in Tawharanui, famous for its beautiful unspoiled wildlife. The weather was pretty bad as we arrived but luckily it cleared up after a little moaning and we walked up along the beach and even rescued ...
Other places to stay in North Island
75 Featherston Street, Wellington | 4 star hotelfrom $130
- Helpful staff
- Ottimo albergo
- Großartiges Hotel
128 Albert St, Auckland | 3 star hotelfrom $131
- Sleek, modern, and excellent
- Can't fault it
- Great choice
Cnr Princes St and Waterloo Quadrant, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $138
- Excellent 5 day stay
- Loved the Hyatt!
- Nice Hotel for the Price
83 Symonds Street, Auckland | 5 star hotelfrom $130
- Excellent Hotel
71 Mayoral Drive, Auckland | 5 star hotelfrom $100
- Great hotel
- Great location. Excellent service!
- Great Value for money !!!
90 Federal St, Auckland | 5 star hotelfrom $138
- Helpful Staff
- International quality heaven in Auckland
- Visa problems
Corner Victoria & Federal Streets, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $112
22 - 26 Albert Street, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $122
- Great view - terrible service
- Fantastic hotel, excellent service! A true 5* gem!
- **Well appointed & luxurious**
2 Grey St, Wellington | 4 star hotelfrom $169
- OK but some real problems
- Make sure you have a view !!
- Disappointing and soul-less
171 Queen St, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $113
- Best Concierge
- Okay for a quick visit.
9 - 17 Byron Ave, Takapuna | 3 star hotelfrom $110
- Awesome Hotel! Highly Recommended!!!
- Terrific choice
2 Ascot Road, Airport Oaks, Mangere | 3 star hotelfrom $97
10 Waterloo Quadrant, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $96
- Thank goodness!
- Cool hotel and excellent value for money
1000 Eruera Street, Rotorua | 3 star hotelfrom $76
- Great hotel
- Great deal in best location, right by the lake!
- Enjoyable stay
Corner Eruera & Hinemaru Streets, P.O. Box 1044, Rotorua | 4 star hotelfrom $93
- Ok hotel -- don't expect any frills
- Very Average
- Good value for money
10 Tryon Street, P.O. Box 6220, Rotorua | 3 star hotelfrom $90
Lake End Tutanekai Street, Rotorua | 4 star hotelfrom $100
- Good Value Stay In Central Rotorua
- The nicest hotel in Rotorua
- Better than expected for a Novotel
153 Featherston Street, Wellington | 3 star hotelfrom $80
8 Customs Street, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $80
59 Federal Street, Cnr Kingston Street, Auckland | 3 star hotelfrom $108
- Okay for a night
- Horrible bathroom
- Would not return to this hotel
cnr Kirkbride and Ascot Rds, Airport Oaks, Mangere | 3 star hotelfrom $81
7 Alma Street, Hamilton | 4 star hotelfrom $104
170 Wakefield Street, Wellington | 3 star hotelfrom $127
- Club Class not worth the extra money!
- Great location but nothing to write home about
- Good location, otherwise nothing special
21 Viaduct Harbour Avenue, Lighter Quay, Auckland | Hotel
- Genau, was man von einem Westin erwarten würde!
- Great Westin foundations..but with opening jitters!
- Ausgefallen, aber schön
196-200 Quay Street, Auckland | 3 star hotelfrom $81
147 Quay St, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $235
- Hated it!
- Beatiful and fun
- Super views and location