A fabulous tree-lined drive with mighty sequoias greets the visitors and the lobby impresses with its double height atrium and grand fireplace - which looks great at this time of year with its Christmas decorations.
Thereafter, the Best Western "hotels with personality" marketing blurb begins to seem over-optimistic, given that it would be hard to find a room with less personality than the one I was given. Think "corporate purchasing of ten years ago" and you've got the carpets and curtains. Strange, old-fashioned heating arrangements, too - no central heating and none at all in the bathroom - not so good in a cold snap, especially given the window which was so ill-fitting that I thought was it was open at first!
The food was mixed - they seemed to cope well enough with the basics, but to struggle with anything more ambitious.
All in all - not that bad, but it could be great if a little imagination and and a lot of money was put into this place.More
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