Spent one night for an annual business meeting and received the reduced conference rate. Plenty of parking. Quick and efficient check in. The clerk even asked if I wanted a first or second floor room. Conference room had very good sound and temperature. Afternoon snacks were a wonderful pick me up, including raspberry tea, fruit, yummy chocolate brownies or cake. Very comfortable room and bed. Extra security lock available on the sliding glass door, which led out to the outdoor pool, which was covered due to the cool temperature. (Families with children would probably really enjoy the pool during warm weather.) Grassy area by pool was well maintained.
Clean, modern bathroom. Hair dryer/night light combo. The fluffy bath towels were stacked and angled towards the shower, making it super easy to grab one when I was finished with my shower. This wasn't a big deal. But when I had to wake up early to get ready for the seminar and I was half asleep taking my shower, this small gesture brought a smile to my face.
Breakfast (for our group) was very good with fresh sliced fruit, muffins, hot oatmeal with a variety of toppings including fresh berries, yogurt, coffee, tea, and juices. Lunch in the restaurant was delicious. Buffet with two thick, hot soups (clam chowder was great), salmon, hush puppies, hot homemade potato chips, and full, fresh salad bar.
Staff at front desk was very pleasant, both at check in and check out. The fitness center looked very good, but no time to use it. Maybe next time!
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