I stayed here for 6 nights whilst at a conference at the convention centre. As I pulled in at night time it looked such a sweet little place for a big city! When I checked in the man showed me a map of the best route to walk to the conference and areas that are good to go to and also the ‘no-go’ areas. Later in my stay he also gave me advice on where would be quicker to get a taxi, and warned me of the approximate price to avoid overcharging. On my last day I was allowed to keep my suitcase behind the desk until I was ready to go to the airport.
Room: My room was on the top floor (it’s only 2 levels) which I got to choose when I checked in. It was a double room, very clean, with a wardrobe and little bathroom. They could have easily gotten away with no bath at all but I’m glad they squeezed a half size one in. The bed was very comfy, and there was a large TV, fridge, coffee making facilities (although never used that), and an iron / ironing board. There were little shampoo, mouth wash and body lotion bottles to use. Also free wifi which was good! Both bedding and towel got changed every day unless you hung the towels back up and left the ‘eco-friendly’ sign on the bed. I thought this was a great idea as there was no need for me to have it changed all the time. No view but I didn't expect one anyway from a city motel.
Breakfast: It was serve your own with plastic cutlery. I loved the waffle maker, which the kind lady showed me how to use! There were only 2 3-person tables available, but it was always very quite when I had breakfast anyway so it didn’t matter. The coffee cups had lids which was great when you wanted a coffee to go.
Location: The location of this hotel is approx 15-20 minutes walk from the convention centre and the gasplamp district (good restaurants) and 10 minutes (good traffic) taxi ride from airport – so I thought it was a great location.
Overall, it is a cute place in a good location. The staff were great and room clean, and for a single woman staying on her own I felt very safe. The room cost me approx $144 per night including breakfast. It is a 3-star establishment, and from my point of view couldn’t have done any better. Thank you for a lovely stay.