The staff was friendly enough, but our experience was less than great. The location is convenient and, at least in our room, the nearby freeway was not too loud. We checked in to find broken bulbs in the room - that were immediately replaced. The place has probably not seen a renovation in years, shabby stained carpet, mildew in the shower and bathroom, older furniture, microwave and other appliances in the breakfast room greasy.
The worse thing was to wake up to bed bugs on the sheets. The staff claimed to be surprised by this and said they were unaware of any other reports, and when I spoke to the manager by phone the next day he also professed surprise. The manager was apologetic and did offer a 50% credit for our stay, which i accepted.
My advice: skip it unless you know renovations have taken place.
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