The owner cordially greeted us at the door of what seemed to be a nice guest house in a central location. As he opened the door, there were several things that immediately assaulted our senses. These were - stains on his clothes, a fag hanging out of his mouth, a collapsed boil on his bald head with flakey bits hanging off it and the smell of dogs (mingled in with the stale odour of the fags, naturally). Our stomachs immediately churned at the prospect of breakfast, which he announced would be served between 8 and 8.30am.
The interior seemed OK in the hall and landing and our attic room was a delight to behold – the smell of drains from the ensuite bathroom, pubic hairs on the top of the toilet bowl, dust and debris under the bed, including torn up fag packets and rolling papers, showing evidence of joints being rolled in the room, dust on the mugs and black stains on the kettle.
The owner commendably chose the environmental approach to energy – the central heating was off all night and there was no plug in heater to save us from perishing of frostbite.
We woke at 5.30am because we were so cold and decided to leave immediately.
Incidentally, the taxi driver that dropped us off laughed when we said where we were staying and referred to it as Fawlty Towers. If only it were that good.
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ll was contacted by a guest who stayed with me regarding this review.l had not seen it at all so l was taken aback on reading it.
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The comments were untrue,l greet guests myself not some bald headed man.There are no dogs in the house, and as to smoking a fag.There is a total ban in operation with signs all over the house.l do not have an attic and there is no en suites on my top floor.
The other comments mentioned were just
so way off track ,l could'nt take it seriously.
l run a good quality guest house and always ready to listen to any comment my guests want to make.
This type of review is really unfair to the genuine owners of good guest houses.
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