I was driving from Atlanta down towards Miami, and it was late and I was tired. Stopped at this hotel to check price and availability. Ashley was behind the counter and she was very nice and friendly. She also gave me a great rate which was appreciated, as I didn't have much cash on me.
The location is quite good. Close to every kind of business you might need. Plenty of restaurants, pharmacy, supermarket all within walking distance. It also right off the highway, I-75, but its all quite nice looking, and there was no sound from the highway in the hotel room. The room itself was a little on the plain side but efficient and reserved.
Only concerns were the lack of pillows in the room, and lack of extra pillows downstairs. Also the peephole in the door was obscured and didn't allow you to view anyone knocking on the door. And it was needed because someone was knocking on my room door at 3am, probably wrong room.
After 11am, housekeeping kept trying to get into my room without even knocking which was downright invasive to say the least. I spoke with the General Manager and she advised me that someone has checked me out of my room even tho I was still in it. The GM herself was not pleasant, and she came off a bit dismissive when addressing my concerns with her. She came off defensive as if I was lying to her, and all she responded was that she couldn't lower my rate any further, even though I never asked her for anything.
I won't be stopping at this hotel again anytime soon because of her demeanor, but overall if you're looking for a place to stay while in town, I would consider this hotel at the right price.
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