Stayed here in December 2013. Very nice location, close to Kingdom Mall (If you don't mind crossing the busy Olaya Street).
Very well priced, room is bigger than some 4-star hotels in the UK. Hotel is brand new too. The room has a kettle with teas & coffees that was replenished daily. I purchased some drinks at the Mall and kept it cool during the week in the little fridge.
Bathroom only have a shower, but it is a big one and more than adequate.
Staff at check in was very friendly. I arrived at 10am, way before the 2pm check-in time. Dawood at reception asked me to "Excuse him until 11am and to have breakfast until then." When I came down at 11am my room key was handed to me, credit card charged and I could go for a well-deserved shower & nap after an overnight flight from Johannesburg via Dubai.
I love the fact that wi-fi is FREE and fast all over the hotel (please my other review about a hotel in Mauritius that still insists on charging for wi-fi in your room). Staff at the cafe downstairs are very helpful (specifically want to mention Tom as he was always more than willing to help).
I never had breakfast (besides the first day) in the hotel as there is a Starbucks down the road, conveniently next to my customer where I stopped off daily for a cappuccino & croissant. But the breakfast before checking in was good.
Being a budget hotel, "room service" is a little weird: come downstairs, order from the cafe, go back to room (or wait downstairs) and when food is ready, take it up to your room. Although a little weird, I thought it is something that makes this hotel unique!
I will definitely recommend this hotel to anyone that does not want to spend the ridiculous amounts that other hotels charge,
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