The hotel has an elevator which is nice. It is extremely close to the beach. The restaurant serves a continental breakfast which is included in your lodging fee. It is strictly juice, coffee, and 2 pieces of bread, however. I ate lunch and dinner there, and both were pretty good quality. Prices were a bit high, but that isn't atypical of a hotel restaurant. Service in the restaurant, however, was one of the worst I have ever experienced in any country. After two days of it, I finally walked up to the waiter during a meal and asked if I could get some help. The restaurant does have two small tables on the patio which is nice.
The rooms were filthy. You could see dirt all over the floors and in corners. The bathroom was equally disgusting, about the order of what is typical for a poor gas station bathroom in the US. Within just a few minutes of walking around the room, the soles of my feet were solid black. The only positive about the room was cable TV, OUTSTANDING water pressure and water temperature in the shower, and the fact you can hear the ocean (when you aren't listening to your neighbors' breathing and the motorcycles going all night long outside). There is a large container of pure water in the lobby that you can use to refill your water bottle for free.
From what I heard from some of the other guests who didn't speak Spanish, it did not appear that many staff spoke English. Just be aware.
My last day there was particularly frustrating. There had been a planned city-wide electricity outage from 7 AM until 3 PM. The hotel did not bother to inform any of the guests this was occurring, and they did confirm to me that it was planned and expected. There was a marathon occurring the very next day of which they are a sponsor and which was starting just about 1-2 blocks from the hotel. I don't know if any participants didn't get a wakeup call. At least hot water still worked (gas).
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