I stayed at the Hotel Parco as a part of a 10-day bus tour of Italy. We were generally not pleased with our experience.
We arrived at the hotel later than expected because of terrible traffic that we hit along the coast. And when we finally did arrive, we were vastly disappointed. From the outside and the lobby, the hotel looks alright. There is only one tiny elevator and several stories, unfortunately (but typical of Europe). Just so you know, as is also often the case in Europe, you have to enter the card into a slot in order to get the electricity in your hotel room to run.
The hotel room is basic and needs serious refurbishment. It just felt dingy. The wall paper was peeling off the walls, the air conditioning unit was very old and rusty, there were spider nests in the upper corners of the room, and the steel gate that was over the windown (another common feature in Italy) would not go up - leaving us to speculate what would happen in the event of a fire.
When we arrived, we went down for dinner, as it was included with our tour. The staff was apparently aggravated with our late arrival and was extremely rude. The rolls they had out on the table were as hard as rocks, and we had to ask enough place setting for everyone. After waiting a long time, the staff finally came around and offered drinks. Then we waited a long time for the food as well. Finally, after all this, the courses came out one after another in good succession.
After a long day of touring, the one thing I wanted to do was to take a nice shower. However, the water in the hotel runs from scalding hot to freezing cold, with no hope at making adjustments. The best I could do was to run it over myself during the "in-between" phases. I should note that while the bathroom looked relatively more modern, there was also rust along the edge of the shower.
I don't know if it was the hotel's fault or not, but there was a fireworks celebration just outside of our room at about midnight that scared the living daylights out of me - this is when the inability to put up the metal grate was especially frustrating.
Overall, I'd say that this was a very poor hotel and it certainly doesn't live up to the standard of what a touring company ought to offer.
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