I stayed at the hotel from June 26-29, 2012.
We ordered a transfer from the airport to the hotel - it never came, we took a taxi ($15).
The hotel has a large staff that is very cordial.
Initially the room I received had a problem that the door did not lock - so they moved me into another room.
Breakfast is a buffet breakfast with a small selection of fresh vegtables and fruit. It has an egg and pancake station (not every day), a selection of pasteries, and some warm local dishes.
I would rate breakfast as fair, but the selection is not abundant and it is repetative. For a country that prides itself on Coffee - this was very disappointing.
Room was a good size room, bed had a firm mattress. furnishing are very basic. Maintenance is poor - in both rooms there were serious maintenance issues - door not closing balcony door not locking leaky faucets, semi broken chair, and the list goes on.... The room comes with a flat screen TV and all the major international english speaking stations.
Lobby - I came for business meetings and extensively used the lobby. It requires remodeling and a replacement of all the furniture. I also had lunch everyday in the lobby - the menu is very limited and the food was at most adequate (although expensive).
Wifi - reception was good in the lobby, in the room you had to use a cable. Speed was slow, I could not VPN to my office, just download email via the web (OWA).
There is a bank service in the hotel - we used it and the rate of exchange is competitive.
Security - the hotel has an XRay machine for all luggage and a magnometer for all walkin guests.
Hotel Surroundings: walking distance from the United nations. The hotel is surrounded by buildings under construction or slums, also there is a "red light district" across the street.
I felt safe walking the streets at night.
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