We spent a very pleasant weekend, so pleasant that we extended our stay!
The hotel is very well run and the attention to detail is very evident from the dry sherry, rusks and plunger coffee in the room to to the wall plugs that can take multiple phone/tablet chargers without the need for adapters. The underfloor heating around the bed and in the bathroom was very welcome as the nights were cold. Although we had special rates, we were accommodated in one of the luxury sea facing rooms which has a fireplace and a small lounge area. Very pleasant.
We were on the sea food special and was offered this mountain of prawns, calamari, fish and crayfish on our first night. There was no way we could finish the platter. Very well done apart from the crayfish that was overcooked and stringy. Pity.
The breakfast spread is one of the best we have ever had anywhere in the world. The service is also impeccable. When the queue for the eggs became a bit long because of the Porsche Club crowd, management was quick to deploy extra staff to assist. This was typical of the good service and friendly staff.
The only down side for us were the subsequent dinners on the specials menu. The portions are ginormous, so no complaint about portion size. But unfortunately the oxtail, lamb shank and duck all tasted and looked the same as if the same sauce was used. All came with mash and some veggies. If you ate only one evening, you would be very happy. Some more variety and colour on the plate please. A nice touch was that on our third night the waitress said that we could choose anything from any menu. Problem solved.
Will we be back? For sure.
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