As usual I will give a totally honest report and this has more bad points than good unfortunately.
Excellent location, five mins walk to the water bus, taxi, and train station and about 8 mins to the bus station that services the airport. The reception staff were very helpful, very friendly and spoke excellent English. The rooms were cleaned to a very good standard daily and the hotel itself was clean.
Breakfast is 8 - 9.30, offering one cereal, pastries, bread, cheese, plain yogurt and hard boiled eggs, there is a sign saying they will make scrambled eggs on request but when asked she said no!!.... IF you go down after 9 very little is left and they will not put any more out, there were a few of us that asked and were told "no more" so we only had bread and yogurt and it was only five past nine.
Our room, well what can I say, it was dire, see attached photos. Very tired and in very bad need of decoration, very old and grubby, though it was clean. If it were based on this room I would give it 1 star, the hair drier didn't work, the bathroom light didn't work, there was polystyrene filling the hole in the window, we had two threadbare hand towels only, the light was coming away from the ceiling and as for the damp on the walls!!!!!! Luckily our shower leaked ALL over the floor so we asked to change rooms. Oddly they don't delegate rooms at the actual hotel it goes through a booking system by phone so we had to wait for an answer, after they inspected our shower.
Luckily we did get to change rooms to another floor and it was like another hotel, unbelievable we had gone up to 3 stars, carpet in the corridor, pictures on the walls instead of grubby marks we even had bath towels.
All I can think of is that there must be different room rates depending on who you book with and what you pay, it really is so different on the two floors.
The whole hotel is dated and tired looking and badly needs money spending on decoration, I would give it a one star for our first room, a two for our second room and breakfast and three for it's location.
Would I recommend it, yes for location but I would hate anyone to have our first room!!!!!
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