I was brought here by a friend who did not want to loose the money she had spent to reserve this room when her original travel partner backed out.
I never would have chosen a place like this but I love to travel and I figured hey, free room right?
The island is lovely so I hoped to take in the beaches.
This hotel has access to a smaller beach that is packed from dune to shoreline. The beach was covered with reeds and was not at all what I anticipated when I researched the area.
OK, so the beach parking is free, I will give it that.
We went to the Marriott Resort for dinner last night and I am trying to figure out if there is a way to upgrade to a hotel in that location.
The beach there was huge and though it was dark when we took a walk after dinner, I was pretty sure that was more like it as far as location for me.
Back to this room at Park Lane:
It is a decent size, relatively clean and is set up as an efficiency apartment with a decent sized kitchen.
The bathroom is small and in need of repairs:
No hook on the door for towels, rust around the return in the tub and an ancient shower head that sounds like a phone ringing for a while when the water is turned off after a shower.
I slept on the bed next to the air unit which is the old-school sort that has the controls right in the unit and felt like I was in a wind tunnel all night. It seems to have only one temperature, no matter how I set it: frigid!
The buildings are situated among older trees, a nice point. Free wifi that is easy to log onto.
If you are only looking for a place to flop after golf, I suppose it would be OK but I am a beach girl so this doesn't cut it for me.
I hope I can find another room on the beach as this is a holiday weekend. Wish me luck!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Shaded by magnolia and palmetto trees, Park Lane Hotel sits in the center of the island, just minutes from beaches, shopping, and gourmet restaurants. The hotel caters both to those seeking relaxation and action, combining laid-back luxury with sports facilities including tennis courts, a basketball court, and a kids' playground. An arched driveway leads to the hotel's stately entrance, which is adorned with thick columns and white chimney stacks rising from a slate roof. Inside, each spacious suite features a full kitchen with granite countertops. Overstuffed armchairs and fireplaces create a cozy environment for unwinding. The Park Lane Hotel & Suites is the island's only all suite property with 156 rooms. Guests enjoy complimentary continental breakfast, high-speed wireless internet, outdoor pool and jacuzzi and is Pet Friendly! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Park Lane Hilton Head