Unfortunately I was running late so didn't arrive by 8pm as I'd intended. Nor did i phone to change my eta. However the manager called around 10pm to inquire as to my whereabouts. He said he'd wait up and I was at the hotel by 10.45. After parking on the street in front of the hotel I was told the main building was full and that I'd been allocated a room in the annex, about a 10 min walk away but also about 10 min by car once you've found your way around the town's one-way system and got into the private car park using a code. A second code and small map gives access and directions to the building proper and you then find your room key in the rack above the unmanned reception desk. All a bit too much hassle and impersonal I feel for €127 per night. My room was by a noisy through-road. Breakfast is served back in the main building and costs an extra €10. Breakfast itself is good but you sit in the cramped reception area with hardly room to put your bag down, such is the clutter around - albeit very 'cute' clutter and no doubt part of a grand design, but I felt uncomfortable. The manager was already back on duty and friendly enough but I did not get a greeting from the manageress.
I've stayed here once before about four years ago but I am unlikely to return - though if I have to, I'll insist on a room in the main building and have breakfast in my room.
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