Stayed at this hotel on an educational visit with my year group (90 kids) and it was great! Upon arrival in our rooms, we received a free welcome gift (a small, ornamental pair of clogs) which was endearing. The rooms are spacious and the beds were comfier than mine at home. Wide variety of TV channels available including BBC1. Bathroom facilities are good; shower is powerful.
Students in other rooms complained that their rooms were hot and stuffy at night, and were subjected to the painful itch of numerous mosquito bites, but I was lucky enough to have a cool, mosquito-free room. I would recommend taking insect repellent and afterbite with you, and if at all possible, keep your window and balcony door shut.
Breakfast provided a wide variety of options, and the waffles were an especially big hit! Dinner was less appealing, and the quality and taste of the food varied wildly from night to night. Our first night we had the options of spaghetti bolognese, chicken wings, fish and veg; all except the fish were of high quality. On our last night, we had the options of lasanga, some kind of meat, chips and veg. Or, at least we would have, had they not ran out of lasanga and almost completely out of chips... A fair few of us were left hungry as a result, as the food was not replenished.
The hotel decorum was, as one of my friends put it, like 'the hoarder next door,'! A lot of antiques and miscellaneous items about the place, but give it a very unique charm. The building itself is incredibly pretty and traditional, and within reach of a local village. There was a large area next to the dining area where you could relax, if you didn't want to stay in your room. Also, a large function room screened an England world cup match, for those who wanted to watch it.
The staff were very welcoming and helpful, and the hotel met all of our needs (with the exception of food on the last night). Great place and would definitely recommend!
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