I am an easily pleased person and have read many bad reviews but chosen to go anyway and had great experiences. I searched for a hotel during race weekend at Daytona and couldn't find another cheep hotel with vacancy, so I went. While I am still glad I went and had a wonderful time exploring the town, However............
The hotel is the most run down, unclean hotel I have ever stayed in in my life!
~I got there at 2 to see if the room was ready and a girl from Brooklyn was at the counter. She was awesome!!!
~No one cares what you do. The pool sign says closes at 11 but not enforced.
~The pool is 8 1/2 ft deep
~has smoking rooms/pool area
~Continental breakfast is awesome! make your own waffles ;-)
~Check-in at 5 was crappy with another boring unfriendly clerk.
~Beds are listed as queen but clearly are much smaller than that because they dont align with
the headboards and I know how big a queen bed is, I have one.
~The room had a musty smell which I have had before, no big deal.
~The AC only went on freezing
~upon check in there was only 1 towel in the bathroom and the light was so faint it made the room a hazy orange. You could barely see.
~The floor behind the toilet was an 8 inch square missing with a hole going god knows where because I couldn't see with the orange light. I would pee quick out of fear something would crawl out!
~At one point the light stopped working and we had to use my phone flashlight to pee. It later came on when switching the switch on and off really quick.
~The room was way to small to be advertised for 5 people. there was a small table and 2 chairs that no one could walk by.
~Went to the office (not friendly in there, never smiled and was annoyed I was asking for towels) to get pool towels and they said they would bring them. I asked for 5 and got 3 when he came.
~Ice machine runs out fast
~By far the dirtiest hotel ever.
Hair on the toilet
Shower filthy, (stayed one night and showered at home the nest day)
hair out on the tiles by pool (big giant clumps like out of a hair brush randomly spewed)
pool was not properly vacuumed.
NOW THAT YOU READ THIS FAR!!
Let me suggest hotel 8 (cheapest)or days inn(same price as this dump) both right across the street from this dump)
If you have to go because there is no place else, then here are some tips:
Bring your own towels and blankets and a pair of slippers or flip flops to not be barefoot!
Inspect your room upon arrival, especially the bathroom!!
Do not leave any valuables when you leave, staff looks shady and I read a few people had kindles and laptops stolen when they were charging.
Good Luck!! Thanks for reading and rate if it was helpful or funny ;-)
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