O.K we admit it we were seduced by the recommendations of Tripadvisor reviewers. We stayed here on the 5th October 2012 in room 8 for one night, and regretted it.
We arrived early afternoon and was immediately dissappointed by the surroundings especially the adjacent plots and general run-down appearence of the area. Our room was small with two rooms off, one the bathroom, the other the kitchenette which we had hoped would allow us to cook a fine meal. What we saw was an ancient combined unit with fridge and two ringed hob. The cooking utensiles consisted of one dirty pot and four dirty plates; Oh! and some plastic knives and forks. Ther were no washing liquid nor dish cloth etc.
The owners took the dirty things to wash and also found us a fryingpan. They also found us some steel knives and forks. Remember this is advertised and priced as a Kitchenette.
At first we thought that our room was one that hadn't been refurbished, but after careful look, yes the bathroom had been re-decorated as had the living area.The bed had a new top matress on an old smaller base. But all this didn't disguise the fact that the building was past it and needed some major work to bring this property into the 21st century. Outside there were some tables and chairs, but insufficient for the number of rooms.
When checking-in ther are signs about no-smoking in or near the rooms, but ther was a man smoking a large cigar by the office door! Standards, what standards?
We had other problems too, noise as one room seemed to have about 6 noisey children in it and that we know disturbed the German Couple in the next room. Another problem was that the advertised WIFI wasn't available in our room and try as he may the owner couldn't fix it. All he could offer was a number of passwords and logins and then an offer to sit in his office to be near the router.
This is not the peacefull retreat of the reviews, nor is it good value for money. Hapless management is not attractive.
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