After booking for New Years Eve a few months in advance my friend and I were excited to start our holiday. Well...that was until we were let into our room. We had booked for a twin room with ensuite, received a double room with ensuite (as they apparently don't have twins even though we'd rung to check). This wasn't too much of a big deal, our friends were coming the next day and brought us an air bed. That is about as good as it got. The ceiling fan clicked on any setting higher than 1 (so loud that the people in the next room could hear) and in the 30+ degreed heat this was unbearable. The room was tiny, stuffy and damp. The ensuite looked clean but we wore shoes in the shower just in case. For what we paid....it was not up to scratch.
The owner was really nice and sent someone out to get us a pedestal fan, which made the room slightly more bearable at night. There is no free breakfast, the internet was SOO slow it barely worked, there is no fridge in the room and we had to buy our own toilet paper! The only highlight was the free BBQ dinner on our first night which was tasty and FREE.
The smoking area was right outside our room and people were noisy until about 10/10:30pm.
If you just need a night stop for a bit of sleep then it's probably ok but for what you pay, I'm sure there is better out there.
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