This was our first Bed & Breakfast experience. We arrived after dark & were shocked to find the owner/host was not even there. Fortunately another guest was there & welcomed us. He said the owner was not there when they arrived the night before and fortunately another guest let them in. It was a muggy evening & there was no AC in the living room or dining area the entire time we were there. We finally met the owner the next morning & his primary interest was collecting the balance due for our 4-day stay. We never saw him again.
When we entered our suite upon arrival, two windows were open. I suppose he was attempting to air the room due to the moldy & stale odor. We turned on the two LOUD window AC units. Both units had indicators stating the filters needed to be changed. I had a headache the entire time I was in the suite. I think this may have been due to the moldy and dirty filters in the AC units.
The bathroom was in very bad shape. There were all different kind of light bulbs & a couple of them had a blue glow to them. Cobwebs were inside recessed light fixtures and small bugs were in the bath tub. Wash cloths had a sour odor & the whirlpool tub was very old!
Refreshments consisted of water, tea bags & a few gingersnap cookies right out of a box! They were strategically placed on a glass plate with a dome over them. We never found any soft drinks or iced tea. Breakfast the first morning consisted of a piece of pound cake with some thawed berries poured over the top. Two rubbery looking slices of sausage and a couple of poached eggs were in warming dishes. The second morning there was NOTHING in the dining room for breakfast except boxed cereal. The owner was nowhere to be found. We packed our car and left. We only stayed 2 nights!
The home has potential but at present time it is in dire need of extensive maintenance inside & out! It needs a thorough cleaning inside too. The host would benefit from a lesson in courtesy, hospitality and professionalism. We paid over $600 for 4 nights and drove over 10 hours to get there. What a disappointment!
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