When I walked in the front door, the smell of stale cigarette smoke hit me like a ton of bricks. The reception area and lobby looks like something out of the 1940's and I think the carpet dates from back then too. The corridors are narrow and dimly lit, with worn carpets and paint and wallpaper peeling off. The floors are crooked and creaky. It was actually a little spooky. I had a single room and my bed was stuck in a little alcove and when I sat on the edge of it, I could reach over and open the bathroom door which hit my knees and I'm just over 5 feet tall. I wish I would have taken pictures.
The linens were clean and fresh, but I think the mattress dated to the 1940's too. It was so dirty and yellowed. I think the cleaning staff missed quite a few spots in the bathroom. The walls were
Surprisingly enough, dinner in the dining room was very good as was breakfast. The staff was friendly and very polite and helpful. That's the best I can say about this hotel. I would never stay there again and wouldn't recommend it. It needs major work.
The there was a band playing in one of the event rooms on the first floor and I could hear the music from my room until almost 11:00. I was on the second floor. My travelling partner was on the third floor and she could also hear it.
- Also Known As:
- The Station Hotel Perth, Scotland
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Set in a grand Victorian mansion, the Station Hotel is situated in Perth centre, next to Perth Railway Station. The impressive hotel offers spacious rooms and Scottish breakfasts. Traditional cooked breakfasts are served daily in the bright and airy dining room. Light continental options are also available, including freshly squeezed juices and gourmet coffees. The elegant rooms are individually decorated, and free Wi-Fi is accessible throughout. Some rooms have scenic views across the landscaped grounds, and all feature a private bathroom. Just a 5-minute walk from Perth centre, the Station Hotel is a 10-minute walk from the Perth Theatre and Concert Hall. There is free on-site parking, and the River Tay is half a mile away. ... more less
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