The lobby of this hotel is very nice, and the staff was very helpful and English speaking, as well. The room was small compared to hotels in the US, but it was very clean and the bathroom was large and well-equipped. There was a small refrigerator which came in handy. The furnishing/decor and lighting (fluorescent) in the room was what I would call minimalist /utilitarian modern and not warm or cozy or romantic and for that reason the room was not conducive to hanging out in. The underground parking was interesting as the ramp to the garage was steep and narrow and almost a hairpin turn, and I found opening the gate to be confusing (I got out of the car on the steep ramp and walked up to the lobby so they could release it?). The button did not seem to work, but perhaps I did not understand what to do. The garage was small and dark, and only after a couple of days did I figure out that I had to touch one of the poles (I can't recall if there was a switch on the poles) to turn on a light in that small dark cavern. Once I could see my way around the garage, I found the very convenient elevator that leads to the hotel lobby and rooms. There is a larger grocery store across the street about a block away and a coffee shop under the hotel on the ground floor (the hotel lobby is up a flight of steps from the street). I had pizza in the hotel restaurant one evening, but since the wait staff spoke no English and my Italian is even worse, I didn't really know what else to order and the menu was only in Italian. I would stay here again - especially on business or if alone. I would likely choose a different type of hotel for a romantic getaway.
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