LONDON, January 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
The word carnival is synonymous with images of costumes, dancing, rhythmic melodies and celebration. Every year festivals in Rio, Venice and Sydney attract millions of people from around the world and are characterised by elaborate masked balls and street parades to music. HostelBookers, the budget accommodation specialists, has revealed the best accommodation to book to enjoy three of the biggest carnivals in the world.
There is plenty of Rio Carnival accommodation to choose from to get in the spirit of Carnival. Rio Surf n' Stay- Backpackers is a spacious house within walking distance to the Macumba beach in Recreio. It's a hidden gem set in beautiful natural landscape with tropical paradise surfing beaches. The hostel arranges pick up from the airport, bus station or hotels and hostels in the city. Private rooms are priced from £56.24.
Eco Backpackers Youth Hostel is a brand new hostel, located in Botafogo which gives easy access to Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon and São Conrado Beach. The hostel is totally committed to socio-environmental responsibility and has a strategic partnership with Jungle Beach, an award-winning nature preserve that features one of Brazil's most beautiful waterfalls. Shared rooms from £48.86.
Venice in Italy is often referred to as hosting the most elaborate carnival, which lasts for ten days immediately before Lent. Travellers can experience it by booking B&B Best Holidays Venice, located in the historic centre of the town in a XV century Venetian Palace. It's a peaceful, charming guesthouse in a splendid location. The Rialto Bridge and St. Mark's square are within walking distance too. Private rooms from £42.45
Among many cheap hotels in Sydney the Central Railway Hotel & Apartments stands out. It's ideal accommodation for travellers, business people and families. The hotel is 600m from Sydney Central Station giving guests excellent access to the top attractions, such as Sydney CBD, Darling Harbor, China Town, Circular Quay, Harbor Bridge, Sydney Opera House and Oxford Street. Private rooms are from £26.67.
In Australia Base Sydney was once crowned in the top 3 "Most Popular" accommodation venues in Oceania in the HostelBookers Awards for Excellence. It's the most centrally located hostel in Sydney offering the best in hostel comforts and entertainment. Shared rooms from £19.19.
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