Friends recommended this hotel and we chose it instead of a hotel our trip consultant recommend mid-way up the mountain. We were very glad that we were at the bottom in the middle of everything ... shopping, restaurants, boating, beach, nightlife. If we were in the middle of the mountain and had to walk up or down for all of our activities, we would have been exhausted! The room was a classic, so in the middle, and it had plenty of room with a nice bathroom and king bed. It had a smaller balcony than the Superior room but we enjoyed it and did not notice the difference. We had the option to move to a Superior room, but we liked our location and chose to stay put. The restaurant in the hotel was excellent. We also took at cooking class at the restaurant and it was one of our most fun adventures on our trip! It did not hurt that while we were in cooking school, Woody Harrelson and his crew came to eat at the restaurant and he took at photo with the chef and told us all hello.