Location-wise the hotel is spot on: only a couple of minutes walk to the beach and also to the nearby shopping center. One could think that due to the location the hotel would be noisy and restless. One would be wrong: we spent a week there and music bothered us only once, on the first evening (as we were travelling with a 11-year-old we did go to bed embarassingly early).
The apartment itself was quite roomy (two bedrooms, livingroom + open kitchen area, bathroom, spacious balcony) and well equipped (fridge, freezer, stove, toaster, coffee maker and, yes, even a microwave, not to mention assorted pots, pans, dishes etc - the TV set required coins to operate though, but we didn't find this a problem since we didn't use it). Safety box was located on one of the bedrooms and you could rent a key for it from the reception. Basic stuff.
The rooms & the balcony had basic furniture; nothing flashy & somewhat worn but totally acceptable for the price bracket. The rooms (except for one of the bedrooms) & the balcony also got a fair amount of sunlight which was very nice. The balcony itself was quite large and well placed, so much so that we pretty much split our waking-hours hotel-time between the balcony and the pool area. The rooms were also quite warm and not at all damp (as so often is the case on seaside resorts).
Housekeeping was totally adequate: the trash got taken away & the floor was swept daily, the towels were changed twice during the week. Even the dishes were washed once, even though the posted info sheet said that they would't be. No complaints here.
We did have a slight problem with the kitchen water heater which was leaking and short-circuited the electricity cutting all power in the room. Mentioned this to the receptionist and 30 minutes later the whole heating unit was replaced with a new one. No more problems during the rest of the holiday. Good show.
The pool area was roomy and - most importantly - received a decent amount of sunlight for the most of the day. The pools (there was a small & shallow one for the smaller kids and a larger one for others) were clean and the whole area was cleaned every morning. What was especially nice was the fact that some of the rooms were rented by (semi-)permanent residents. In practise this meant that the pool area was never crowded and one could always find a free deck-chair; none of that infuriating "I'll-reserve-this-chair-with-my-towel-even-before-sunrise-and-raise-hell-if-someone-so-much-as-touches-it" -stuff. OK, I admit that the water was rather cold - but as I understand, heated pools are few and far between in the area.
As mentioned in other reviews the reception was open only on certain hours and there was no restaurant at the hotel. We didn't find this a problem: we really didn't need the receptionist for much of anything (except the water heater -thing) and there were enough restaurants to choose from within a few minutes walk.
All in all: we were quite happy with the accommodation and would recommend it for all like minded budget-conscious and self-reliant travellers.
All balconies face south/south-west. Sunlight-wise apartments on and above 2nd floor are best.
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