Poll says Airlie is value for money
AIRLIE Beach has ranked number 10 on a list of the best value destinations in Australia for 2014, compiled through the online hotel search site Trivago.
The survey was based on the yearly average overnight price of a standard double room, combined with the destination’s overall hotel reputation, gleaned from over 82 million traveller reviews.
Ballarat in Victoria was this year’s number one in the top 30 Australian Best Value Index. An overnight stay in a standard double room at the former gold rush town costs an average of $170 per night.
Queensland’s Mission Beach came second with overnight stays averaging $182 and Geelong, in Victoria, came third. Queensland was the most featured state in the top 30 list, with ten destinations overall. Three of them, including Airlie Beach made the top ten. The average cost of an overnight stay in Airlie Beach was $204.