My husband and I came to see the Balloon Festival in October. This hotel was minutes away from one of the festival's Park 'N Ride locations. Though I am not a fan of getting a room on the ground floor, or near an elevator, this hotel was very quiet for all the traffic that they had. There are multiple entrances and elevators so you don't have to worry about one central location for traffic to be corralled through. The room we stayed in was slightly smaller than I expected. It's not cramped, but cozy. 2-3 steps away from anything. There was a "full" kitchen with full fridge, sink, and stove. Due to our short stay we did not use these, but we did make use of the microwave.
As others have said this hotel only opened this past summer, so there is still a "new" feeling/smell to the hotel, but the staff have done a good job at working out most of the kinks. Some (very) minor issues: housekeeping came at 9:30 in the morning one day, so sleeping in or taking your time to get up and ready isn't an option. We had gone to the balloon launch in the morning, but were back shortly before they came to clean our room. Had to leave so it could be cleaned. On our final day, we had a later flight out, and so decided to hang in the hotel until closer to checkout. Staff knocked on our door an hour before we planned to leave, presumably to check the room, and said that he had received word that we had checked out. Since the hotel has no automatic checkout system on the television, I don't know why they would have thought we checked out since we never did. (Like I said, MINOR kinks. Neither of which would deter me from booking at this hotel again.
The hotel itself is located next or near to a wide variety of restaurants and a shopping center, not to mention movie theatre. Easy access to highways as well. Rooms are comfortable, even if I never could really get the room temperature just right. :) Basic continental breakfast, with waffle maker, friendly staff, great visit. Look forward to coming again sometime.
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