Its like the saying goes... If you put lipstick on a pig, you still have a pig.
To start, there wasn't anything abjectly wrong with the hotel, just a whole lot of things that fell short. The room had a modern, renovated feel. The shower had nice hot water. The bed was comfy. And that's about the end of my list of pros.
Who renovates a bathroom and doesn't put in a place to hang a towel?
Our toilet kept running after it flushed... Seriously wtf?
They saw fit to include the standard assortments of mini soaps and hand creams in the bathroom - except one of the creams was half empty, with a notable feel like it was used and not properly replaced. Really?
We could not turn off the ceiling fan in the bedroom, so we couldn't turn on the main light, because the two are tied together.
Our reservation promised us a fireplace - the inn has none.
The greeting staff was less than professional and warm.
And the list goes on...
So in summary, the got the general broad brush strokes but failed on all the little details. If you have an option to stay somewhere better, you should!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- This boutique hotel is situated in Santa Ynez Valley in Solvang and is a 10-minute walk to Old Mission Santa Ines. This European-style hotel offers an outdoor heated pool and jacuzzi. A microwave, refrigerator and coffee maker are standard in each stylishly decorated room at Kronborg Inn. A 42-inch flat-screen cable TV, DVD player, Ipod Alarm Clock/Radio and work desk are all included. All bathrooms have a jetted bathtub. Kronborg features Danish architecture and a working windmill. Guests are served a continental breakfast every morning. Business services and laundry facilities are available on site. The Danish town of Solvang is only a short walk away and features traditional bakeries, European-style shops and restaurants. The PCPA open air amphitheater is also a short walk away and numerous wineries are within walking distance. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Kronborg Hotel Solvang
- Kronborg Motel Solvang