Firstly, I want to say I chose these apartments, having bought a discount ie $114/night deal.
My apartment was comfortable and, apart from the carpets, was in good condition. The bathroom was pleasant, the bed was comfortable, the balcony had a great view and it was a good choice from that perspective.
However there were some hiccups. I woke the second morning to find a man entering the room. He did leave when I shouted out as he was a repair man who had come to fix the TV. (I had not complained about the foxtel as I did not use it.) I reported the incident afterwards and I was eventually told that there had been a mix up and the man had entered the wrong apartment. This acknowledgment took a while to come and I did receive an apology, but IT FREAKED ME OUT!
The third day one of the lifts was stuck, so I chose, with others to descend the emergency stairs to ground floor. As that door was locked we were unable to exit until someone opened the door for us.
The third night, I was woken by someone who was trying to get in to my apartment. After the previous experiences I just rang reception and someone came. I heard him speaking to a young man and he sent him off.
The prices for the internet are expensive and I complained. Howeever I had been warned by others.
The people who work there have a good attitude and although I had several dramas- 4 days and I slept very badly I think it was just a crazy confluence of events.
the pool and spa was great and I used them each day. The view from the spa is just lovely. I found people to be happy and friendly when i wa sin the pool/spa area.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- IStay Precinct offers urban and contemporary accommodation in the Adelaide CBD. Conveniently located in close proximity to a bustling hub of attractions, stroll to the myriad of entertainment venues, cocktail bars, restaurants and shopping destinations. IStay Precinct accommodation options include 1 and 2-bedroom apartments, each containing full kitchen and laundry facilities, open plan living and private balconies with sweeping city views. Also enjoy the Precinct's luxurious guest facilities including indoor heated pool, sauna, spa and steam room. To be able to bring you exceptionally low rates, iStay hotels offer a different and more flexible level of service. If you have chosen to stay at an "iStay" property, you will receive the best available unserviced rate. You will have the choice of cleaning service options, at an additional cost upon check in at your Hotel. If your length of stay is for more than 7 nights you will receive a complimentary full cleaning service in the middle of your stay. If you are staying more than 12 days you will receive this service every 7 days. Amenities included in iStay properties: Tea/Coffee Starter Pack, Bath Towels, Bath Mat, Soap, as well as Kitchen consumables (Tea Towel, Cleaning Cloth, Dishwashing Liquid and Powder). Amenities not included in iStay properties: Hand Towel, Face Washer, Shampoo/Conditioner/Body Lotion, Laundry Powder, Scourer and Tissues. Opening hours of the swimming pool is from 6am to 8pm. ... more less
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