I booked this apartment online, and as the timing of our visit was when the international trade fair was on, we had limited options. We chose this as it advertised a pool and gym. However, I relied upon the professional photos to judge by. I had not seen this apartment on Trip Advisor before, as it was called 'She&He Central International Apartments'. Thus, I'd missed out seeing the poor reviews.
We booked a 'double deluxe' room, which was to have two double beds (we had our teenage son with us), but when we arrived, we were told no double rooms were available, and would just the one bed do!!! Ummm - NO, it will not do!! They then scrounged around and found a foldaway bed and sheets.
in the room, I found only enough towels for two of us, and when I went back to the managers' room (not a front desk, but another apartment on the 14th floor set up with a desk and office equipment), I was told they didn't have any more towels until the laundry had been returned. They gave me an extra hand towel! Two extra towels were brought to the room an hour or so later.
The room stank like something had died in there. The cutlery, plates, cups etc hadn't been cleaned, the microwave had crusts from an old pizza in it, and the bathroom/toilet was filthy. The coffee table (the only thing which could be used to eat off in the room) was sticky, as was much of the tiled floor. From the nearby grocery store, I stocked up on antibacterial wipes, room deodorisers, and our own cutlery etc, and set about cleaning the room so I could feel comfortable.
The air con unit was noisy, and distributed what smelt like mouldy recycled air.
The pool was empty, with several huge cracks through the bottom of it - I doubt it had been in use for quite some time. Couldn't manage to find out where the gym was.
This was by far the worst accommodation we've ever stayed in.
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