This was the first romantic vacation my boyfriend and I decided to take and it was ruined by an unfriendly hosts who clearly did not want to run an Inn. The host seems to pick and choose which guests will be treated nicely and which ones won't.
Their brochures and website is also false as no services/amenities are available except an excellent view of the mountains.We drove in from Alberta and planned to stay two nights but were very mislead by the website about what we were coming into.
We had approval for early check in but were not greated friendly simply because we showed up sooner then expected. Apparently, they don't communicate any changes to staff or check up on daily activity themselves.
The hot tub isn't working at all but we didn't bother dwelling on this since we still wanted to have a good weekend. Don't bother bringing your bathing suit as it seems like they have no intentions of fixing their hot tub. When inquired about biking, an amenity stated on their website, we were quickly shot down as apparently biking is not an option anymore. This should all be removed from their brochures and website. There are no amenities available at this location and when the brochure states laundry service, they really mean laundry available but you have to do it yourself and on your own time. We noticed many falsities about the brochure and websites as compared to what is actually available.
Don't make the mistake of leaving out crumbs in the cabin because there are boaring ants in the wood. Our cabin must have been sitting overtop of a nest because when we came back from a day trip, there were hundreds of ants all over the table, chairs and floor. A clear line of where they were coming from. When I approached the host and asked for some help or even ant traps, he was so mad at me, he actually raised his voice and then stormed off. He even had the nerve to send his daughter to my cabin to deliver the ant traps. The only thing he did say was that I am to expect ants with a cabin. I have owned a cabin for many years and never had this problem. And I must say that I did not drive 5 hours and pay $185 per night to deal with an ant problem!
The food is ok but far too overpriced as I have lived in Germany and had many authentic meals and there is nothing spectacular about this one. A man in the cabin next over told us how the host got mad at him for not taking a meal plan. Don't expect the hosts to explain anything to you and make sure to be treated as an inconvience if you ask about any amenities or services!
The best part about the whole weekend was when we weren't at the Inn. The only good part at the Inn was their helpful daughter and family dog Flora. The funny part is, Flora was more concerned about us and friendlier to us then the actual people. When we went for a walk around the property, she walked with us and showed us the way back to our cabin. She even checked up on us daily! Leave it to a dog to make us feel more welcome!!!!
I would never recommend this place to anyone and I never plan on staying there again.
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