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Boutique To Budget Mississauga Hotels

When you visit Mississauga hotels there may be business, family or pleasurable reasons to do so. With its central location close to Canada’s Wonderland and Niagara Falls, this could be a holiday. Two golf courses are close by, one over a hundred years old, the other a championship 18 hold course, so perhaps you will be meeting with a client. More than four hundred parks and trails invite athletic visitors to walk or jog: Mississauga is no poor cousin in relation to Toronto. Meanwhile historic homes encourage locals and guests to take an interest in early Canadian-European history.

When your standards are especially high, choose Waterside Inn as the perfect boutique hotel. Situated just twenty minutes from Toronto, Lake Ontario is close enough to see from your room. This could make the perfect spot for a wedding or conference, with on-site facilities large enough to comfortably accommodate three hundred reception or business guests. A wedding expert at the hotel will help you with customized planning to create the perfect day.

Rooms each possess their own special charm and unique decor. Cozy up to the fireplace, sink your feet into Persian rugs. Snuggle under a goose down duvet covered in Egyptian cotton. Suites feature full kitchens, balconies, separate living and dining space and more. If the room itself is not enough to make you want to be a hermit and just order room service, come down to Breakwater Restaurant for supper. Wi-Fi in the restaurant, meeting areas and patio make it easy to stay connected even at meal times. Follow your dinner and e-mailing with a work out in the fitness centre.

Homewood Suites by Hilton offer one and two bedroom suites meant to be used as homes away from home. Fitted out with full kitchens and living rooms, they are great for a long-term stay. Bring your family during a lengthy business trip and set the kids up at one TV with cartoons while mom and dad watch their own favorite shows on a separate one. High speed internet, two phones and voice mail are provided. Feel as remote or connected as you want.

From Homewood Suites visitors are conveniently close to many attractions. These include Rose Theatre, downtown Toronto and a local convention centre. At the end of a hard day working (or playing), return to the indoor, chlorine-free pool and spa.

Not everyone needs full-on luxury to have a great holiday. Quality Inn Airport West provides all that is needed for a comfortable stay but at an accessible price. Nearby places of interest include Hershey Centre, China Town and Woodbine Casino.

At the hotel you can exchange your currency should home be the States or somewhere overseas, or to hope over to the states for an excursion. Enjoy a meal at Fernando’s Restaurant and Lounge. In your room make use of cable TV, telephone with data port, voice mail and ironing facilities. Just because you come for rest does not mean you want clothes to look wrinkly.

Days Inn offers more budget accommodation. Guests are within ten miles of Toronto, Pearson Airport and more. Parking is free as are local calls. Enjoy a cup of java made in your room and sip while watching your favorite show on the TV.

Condominiums Around Asoke and Phetchaburi Rd

Sukhumvit 21, aka Soi Asoke, is the busiest business district in Bangkok after Silom. It’s also a hub of social activity offering shopping, fine restaurants, hotels, and lots of choices in accommodation. Renting a condo in Asoke gives resident access to one of the most centralized locations in the Thai capital.

With both the MRT and BTS lines running through the Asoke intersection, this makes it a highly convenient and desirable location in which to live. Asoke is a retail, commercial, and residential district of Bangkok, and as such there are many desirable options in homes to choose from. Competition is fierce, fortunately, as this makes the choice of condos and apartments in the vicinity both wide-ranging and attractive for those seeking accommodation here.

In this article we will highlight three of the best condos to rent in the Asoke area. The first one is a relatively old favourite of ours, The Wind 23, or the Wind Asoke as it is also called. The Wind 23 is a well-appointed, modern styled luxury condominium complex. With large windows, open spaces, and a tropical feel to the place, this is a very comfortable and attractive condominium.

The Wind Condominium, Asoke

The Wind Asoke was a favourite for expats back in 2011. Now that the building is just over two years old, it has established itself as one of the most popular and attractive condos in the Asoke area for its type and it’s not hard to fathom why.

Condos at the Wind 23 Asoke are finished with some superb fixtures and fittings. Attention to details is impressive, and touches like built-in wardrobes, storage rooms, and concealed air-conditioning compressors, show just how well thought out these units actually are.

The Wind 23 Asoke – The Conclusion

This is a luxury tower condominium complex, and even though it’s located in the heart of Bangkok, it’s also situated in a quiet part of Asoke. The units are beautifully designed, and the building itself is just 200 meters from the BTS and MRT Asoke intersection. The facilities include:

  • Reception area
  • Swimming pool with infinity edge
  • Children’s pool
  • Gymnasium
  • Sauna

These things and more all contribute towards making the Wind 23 a top pick for the area.

The Address Asoke Condominium

The Wind is not the only attractive luxury condo in Asoke. The recently constructed Address Asoke condominium is fast offering a range of units to rival the Wind. Located just a two minute walk from both the Phetchburi MRT and the Makkasan airport link stations, the Address Asoke is conveniently located to take advantage of the Bangkok Metro system.

Anyone renting a condo at the Address Asoke can easily be at Suvanabhumi airport within 15-20 minutes by taking the express train, or travel into town and be at Phayathai BTS station in around 10 minutes. Alternatively, residents can hop on the MRT underground train and be at Sukhumvit in only two minutes, or Ratchada in around five minutes. In fact, it is hard to find a condo in Bangkok with better links to the city than this one.

There is even an Asoke pier located just two minutes from the building from where residents can take the Khlong Saen Saep Express Boat service. This is an incredibly inexpensive and convenient way to travel around the city along Bangkok’s Saen Saeb Canal system, but be warned, it’s not for the faint hearted!

The Address Asoke – The Conclusion

This is one of Bangkok’s newer luxury high-rise (44 stories) condominiums housing 574 units of varying sizes. One bedroom condos rage from 36-46 square meters and two bed options measure 65-75 square meters. With its perfect location and most comprehensive and impressive list of amenities in the city, The Address Asoke has easily earned its place on our best condos list of 2013.

The Circle Condominium, Asoke/Phetchaburi

Also found close to the canal and near to Asoke is the Circle Condominium complex, consisting of two high-towers. The building is located just a few minutes’ walk from Phetchburi MRT station and within close proximity to the airport link station at Makkasan. Anyone looking to rent a home at The Circle Condominium will be pleased to know that there is a choice of units available, ranging from smart studios, to one and two bedrooms.

There are a total of 901 units between the two towers. Tower I has 30 stories and Tower II has 43, which is ideal for those who like to live high up. Of course, the Circle Condo comes with the usual array of facilities you’d expect to find in mid to high-end accommodation around central Bangkok, including:

  • Swimming pool
  • Garden areas
  • Smart reception area
  • Fitness studios
  • Covered car-parking
  • 24 hour security

The Circle Condo – The Conclusion

This is a truly classy high-rise residential condominium. As well as all the expected features, the Circle also has a garden centred around a jungle theme (including a waterfall), a luxurious lobby area with free Wi-Fi, a world class fitness center, a library, luxury home theatre, natural style Jacuzzi/hot spa, Infinity edge, large swimming pool, and a children’s pool. Add to this the well thought out, super modern rooms, plus the condo’s proximity to Bangkok’s public transportation network, and you can see why The Circle is such a popular choice with Bangkok expats.

So, if you are looking for the convenience of a downtown Bangkok location, easy walking distance to BTS, MRT, airport links, and perhaps even the Saen Saeb Canal system, then Asoke is possibly the place for you. Very few locations in Bangkok offer resident both the convenience of the metro systems and the kudos of living next to some of the best shopping malls, boutique stores, and the finest restaurants in the city. All this and at such reasonable living costs too.

And that concludes the three most popular condominiums with the Bangkok expats as of 2013/14

I Love Touring Venice Italy – San Polo and Santa Croce District Hotels

The San Polo district is the smallest of Venice’s six districts. It covers only 86 acres (that’s about 35 hectares) in the center of the city. It’s home to Venice’s main market and has been for over 900 years. The main attractions are the Rialto Bridge and several churches including San Giacomo di Rialto, said to be consecrated in the year 421 and perhaps the oldest church in Venice. Santa Croce is north and west of San Polo. You may well stop by here because of the parking lots (cars aren’t allowed in the five other districts of Venice) and bus station. But the eastern part of the district has a medieval air and is home to some tourist attractions such as historic churches and the Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna whose collection includes many masters of modern art. For your convenience we have listed district hotels in approximate order of cost, starting with the least expensive. We have personally verified all website addresses making sure that they include English-language pages.

The Acca Hotel has only one star but may be an option for economy-minded tourists. You’ll be close to many attractions such as the San Pantalon church whose ceiling was painted by Gian Antonio Fiumani, and is said to be the world’s largest painting on canvas. Breakfast is served in the courtyard. Perhaps because the hotel has only 8 rooms and 1 suite there is no night porter. The hotel address is Calle Pezzana, San Polo 2160.

The Hotel al Ponte Mocenigo is our only suggestion in the Santa Croce district. It’s on two floors of a palazzo that once belonged to the local Mocenigo bigwigs. There’s a courtyard for breakfast and a Turkish sauna. Access is via a private bridge with a history that you can read on the hotel website. All 10 rooms and the junior suite are non-smoking, but none of them offer a canal view. The hotel address is Fondamento de Rimpeto a Ca’ Moncenigo, Santa Croce 2063.

The Ca’ Angeli Hotel occupies two floors of a palace on the Grand Canal that belonged to a famous Venetian architect who oversaw its renovation. The fine breakfast is served in a room overlooking the Grand Canal as do some of the guest rooms. There are only 5 rooms, 2 suites and 1 apartment. The hotel address is Calle del Traghetto della Madoneta, San Polo 1434.

The Oltre il Giardino-Casaifrari can be a fine choice if you are looking for peace and quiet. You may even have trouble finding this little hotel hidden behind a brick wall. Alma Mahler lived there in the 1920s after her husband Gustav’s death. The centerpiece is the garden where breakfast is served, weather permitting. All 4 rooms and 2 suites overlook the garden. By the way, you can’t believe everything that you read. Quoting their website, “The house… has now been turned into an exclusive but homely retreat.” This place is anything but homely. The hotel address is Fondamenta Contarini – San Polo 2542.

The three star Locanda Sturion hotel was used by the Doge of Venice to house foreign merchants selling their wares at the Rialto Market more than 700 years ago. The decorations have been updated to the Eighteenth Century. The breakfast room and reading room overlook the Grand Canal. The onsite restaurant offers a historic menu, with dishes and delicacies dating back to the Fourteenth Century, reinterpreted for today’s tastes. Be warned, the stairs are steep to this fourth and fifth floor hotel and there is no elevator. There are 11 rooms. The hotel address is Calle del Sturion, San Polo 679.