I am sitting on the floor of my room right now as I type and it smells of something between mildew and vomit. I want to give this hotel a better rating, but it is clear that the owners are not wanting to do what it takes to really make this place right. I booked it for a cheap rate and free parking. I will give it that. The positives are that the rooms in the multi-story section are very spacious. Both of our rooms has sofa and sitting areas and a walk in closet area. Fridge and coffee maker. Just don't mess with the plugs to these or risk electric shock. Also bus stop below can take you to Academy of Sciences or Wharf easily. Otherwise don't like the hood. When you come into the building it is a bit scary. There is no door keeping out the cold air from getting into the stairwell so it is freezing in the stairwell. The hallway area is very rundown. Walked into room and at first was pleasantly surprised. As I said very spacious, wall papered, long curtains, true queen beds, not full sized. Upon spending some time, it became apparent just how dirty and run down this place is. Stains ALL OVER the wall paper, doors and woodwork, mold on bathroom ceiling (quite a bit of it), electrical sockets that spark and don't work, terribly stained chairs (as in they should be tossed), God knows what is in the carpet. Toilet barely works as is the case with the bathroom lock (my mother almost got locked in). The towels and sheets are clean at least. The bed is not so bad. Noise from street at night is bad as is with most cheap hotels in city. There was no break in car noise all night long. The worst was having the people above us walk around at all hours of the morning, the ceiling almost amplifies everything going on up there. Kept me up all night. I think that someone said in a review to think a step above a hostel when looking at this place. That is probably accurate although I have been in some cleaner hostels to be sure. I would look for something else with a comparable price and try that first. We won't be back.
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