There are a lot of accommodation to choose from if you wish to spend your night in a new place. Renting for an overnight or multiple day are very common for vacationers or travelers in Australia. Take your pick from below types of renting space.
Lodge is a term which used for a residence away from home used for short-time stays. Nowadays, lodge or lodging refers to a house built from wood or organic materials, and is usually close to the countryside.
Lodging can refer to inn, hotel, motel, hostel, bed and breakfast, etc.
Inn is the establishment where travelers can obtain accommodation in a lodge-like structure.
Hotels are establishments that offer room rentals inside big buildings and offer high-end services with breakfast included in the tab.
Motel or “Motorist Hotel‘ are lodging that are situated in low rise buildings, usually just 2 to 4 floors with only the basic necessities included. Parking is easily accessible because it is just outside the room.
Homestays are accommodations provided by locals. An example of this is Bed and breakfasts.
Bed and Breakfasts are accommodations wherein you rent a room in the vicinity where the owner welcomes and serves you. This service is more personal and creates a homey feeling. B&B owners will treat you as a guest by serving you homemade food.
Service apartments are typical houses with several rooms available for rent. The rooms are used as private quarters whilst the hallways, kitchen, dining, bathroom and living rooms are shared by the guests.
So go ahead, book your type of stay. 😊