I stayed Sunday through Thursday. They have a special on their website where the second night is free during the week. They also offer a breakfast coupon for $4 at the Artist's Colony Inn for their breakfast buffet (costs $7.75 at the restaurant). The room was plenty large, had dish network for the ~25" tv, king size bed, chair, two night stands, and chest of drawers. Bathroom was separate, so it didn't take up any of the room space; likewise for the closet. The room was clean, and towels fluffy and large. The bed was one of the best hotel beds I have stayed in, and the pillows were too. The room had two windows on opposite sides, allowing for a nice breeze to blow through, so I didn't have to overwork the window ac unit. The room also had a ceiling fan to move it around. The room I stayed in also had free wifi. I'm not sure if they all do, but room 2 does. It has two Orchard Hill networks. One appears to be for the hotel staff, the other open access.
For the downsides...No refrigerator in room, and no ice maker on site. I stayed here while mountain biking, so I had to stop and buy a cup of ice at the gas station to put in the water bottles. I guess the money I saved made it worth it, but it still would have been nice. The inn is not staffed 24 hrs, so make sure you have everything you need when you can catch the housekeeping staff. They only clean every 2-3 days, but had no problem giving me extra towels/tp for the room. I just swapped out towels and put the garbage outside when I needed it. Also, it is about a mile or two outside town, so if you want to eat or go walk, you will need to drive to town.
I will definitely keep this place in mind when I come for the next mountain biking trip. If it wasn't for the second night free, I'm not sure I would definitely come back every trip, but as long as it is during the week, this is it.
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