A tough review to write. I really wanted to like this place. It's down to earth, well situated and the staff are likeable, if not particularly communicative! The only problem is, nothing seems to work, or more to the point, work often enough. Now the rate I paid was excellent, and it was just a roof over my head, but I do expect certain 'luxuries'. One of these is hot water. None for three days - and I paid extra for an in-room bathroom! Never mind, the occasional cold shower never hurt anybody - although the lack of any water pressure from the (broken) showerhead was a problem at times.....
Another is a door lock which works - not the comedy arrangement fitted to my room, which either refused to lock, or would lock and then refuse to be unlocked! Many a happy hour was spent with a chair wedged under the doorknob!
Don't worry about being late for any pressing appointment though. If the cacophany generated by the rest of the hotel walking to and from the shared bathing facilities doesn't wake you up, then the church around the corner will with its incessant bell ringing. Admittedly, hardly the hotels fault.
You'll also be able to catch up on all the gossip. The walls are shockingly thin!
On the brightside, the air-con works, and the rooms were cleaned each day.
All in all, OK for the cash strapped backpacker, not a place for the family! Sense of humour essential!
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