Perth Airport accommodation
Whether you're coming to Perth for a quick business trip, stopping over for a few days on a greater journey or just want to explore the eastern portions of the city, booking Accor accommodation in Redcliffe near Perth Airport is incredibly convenient.
Perth Airport is a hub of activity, with millions of visitors coming and going each year. In fact, in the year ending with June 2014, around 14 million travellers passed through the building, according to the airport's website.
The surrounding suburb of Redcliffe makes for a great staging post for a quick Perth escape, or a place to launch yourself further afield without staying in the heart of the city's CBD. It is at once away from the hustle and bustle, and also incredibly close.
How to get to the CBD from Redcliffe
If you don't have a car, you might be wondering how to get from your hotel to the city's centre.
Transperth run a regular bus service around the city with a stop almost adjacent to the ibis Budget Perth Airport hotel (stop 14464). The number 36 bus runs incredibly frequently throughout the day and leads straight into the heart of town. Ticket fares start from $2.90 for adults, though if you purchase a SmartRider card (Perth's prepaid digital ticketing system) you can get up to 25 per cent off!
What to do in Redcliffe
For those of you whose journeys have left you feeling a little peckish, book a tour with Taste Bud Tours Perth. This company has a number of food and wine tour options available that take you through the city's famous Swan Valley. The tours are personalised and carry a small group number, generally only 14-16 guests, and lead you through a vast array of tasting and eating opportunities on a 'speed grazing' adventure.
Located just 20 minutes up the road from Redcliffe is the fantastic Caversham Wildlife Park. This park and interactive zoo boasts the largest private collection of native animals in Western Australia, and you can experience all of its talks, encounters and animal feeding opportunities for no extra cost over the entry fee. Some of the animals on display include swamp wallabies, Tasmanian devils, western grey kangaroos, woma pythons, black-breasted buzzards and plenty, plenty more.
There are also numerous retail and restaurant options available in Redcliffe, so make sure to keep an eye out for that perfect souvenir to take home with you, or for a relaxing place to stop and enjoy a spot of dinner.
If you're planning on staying near Perth Airport but don't want to blow your budget, make sure to book into one of the best economy hotels in Redcliffe, the ibis Budget Perth Airport. This hotel features 73 air-conditioned rooms, each of which can contain up to three people in a queen-sized bed with overhead bunk. This hotel puts you in an excellent position to easily get to both the CBD and Perth Airport, and doesn't cost an arm and a leg doing so.