You have been looking forward to the holiday for months, only to arrive at your destination and find the accommodation you are not what you expect or just not up to scratch. With some fundamentals, however, this disappointing situation can be easily avoided.
In Australia, all the hotels and other short term accommodation are subject to a well-regulated STAR Rating Scheme so that you know exactly what to expect in terms of facilities and service each time you book your accommodation.
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Are you looking for cheap accommodation in Melbourne, an apartment in Surfers Paradise or a family-friendly resort, Australia STAR Rating Scheme is a useful guide for the standard of accommodation and what you can expect for your money in each category.
Five stars rated hotels and resorts are superb establishment with luxury appointments and exceptional standards of facilities, furnishings, and guest services, which must include 24-hour room service, housekeeping, porters, valet parking, and business and secretarial services.
If the hotel has received a four-star rating, this indicates it was very well appointed accommodations along with a stylish design and a high standard of facilities, furnishings and guest services.
To be included in this category, the hotel should provide en-suite bathrooms to all guest rooms, air conditioning, 16-hour room service, and housekeeping services.
At the three-star level, you can expect well-appointed and comfortable accommodation with a good range of facilities. The room decor may be a bit dated but will be clean and well maintained. Some three-star hotel also provides basic business facilities such as Internet access and fax services.