I had made reservations before hand to check into this hotel fast, and easy. Once I arrived, I had to spend approx. 40 minutes in the back of the check in line as there were some issues with a few non English customers. I understand that English may not be the language familiar in the U.S. Anymore..so I patiently waited for the problems ahead of me to be addressed. Meanwhile, my friend and I did enjoy the cold, but soft and delicious cookies made available for free!
Once I was able to get the key to my room, upon going in..I was a tad bit concerned, as for the same price, I could have stayed at the Hampton Inn about two blocks away. I understand this hotel is undergoing some updates, but all it had was a bed, desk, table with lamp, and bathroom. No ice box, no safe for personal items, no other chairs for company to sit in. It as a nice room, so I believe it was park of the new, updated rooms...??? I just don't know for sure. They also gave me a room directly across from a main road I have been on many times, but did not consider it to be a noisy road consumed by cars without mufflers, motorcycles, and loud trucks throughout the night. Therefore, I did not sleep. Mind you, I have slept through tornadoes, and hurricanes with no problem.
Somehow, this place just really generated the noise level higher than I have ever known.
As for the "free breakfast" in the morning..it was great! The staff was wonderful. Linens on the bed were clean, and somewhat soft. The towels were between okay to less than okay..not perfect.
I did to use the pool area, as it was indoors..when I want to cool off from the heat of living in Florida, I want cold water that does not smell of chemicals...out in the sun to get some tan.
Other than these issues, I'm sure you will find this hotel to be a safe place to stay with your family!
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