I usually stay in higher rated hotels but I was traveling last minute for an interview and was trying to save some money. I was not disappointed with this place. They allowed me to check in a few hours early (I had to take a really early flight to get there) which was very appreciated. They have free wi fi which has the fastest download speeds of any hotel I've stayed at (8 Mbps compared to usually 300 kilobytes/second at most others I've been at). This made it much easier to FaceTime with my family. The rooms were satisfactory. There was nothing special but the beds were comfortable and I slept great. I would have liked a few more conveniently located outlets to plug in my various electronics but that wasn't a big deal. The pool was pleasant and I loved the hot tub. Unfortunately a storm came through so I only got to enjoy it for a few minutes before the lighting got close.
The free breakfast was nice. It was slightly limited but on par with the price. They had several cereals, make your own pancakes, juices, and fruit. I can't remember if there was anything else that was hot.
If you are with your family this seems great. It is about 20 minutes from the beach straight down 59.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Our beautiful hotel is located just across the street from the Tanger Outlet Mall. We have 82 rooms that include Suites and some with hot tubs. We have an outdoor pool and hot tub, free wi-fi. Free continental breakfast each morning, complimentary USA Today paper, In room coffee/tea maker, flat screen televisions, microwave and refrigerators in room and we are just seven miles from Gulf Shores beaches and other local attractions are just a short drive as well. ... more less
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