I only stayed here one night but the room is very good. The bed is comfortable and the shower is very powerful (unfortunately a lot of rooms do not have baths).
There are two big issues; the minimalist design means no storage for clothes. You can either use the coat hangers or leave things in your bags but worse was the heating; although my room (14) had two large radiators they provided no heat.
This is a shame because it was a very nice room.
FOOD AND RESTAURANT
Think of all those country pubs with exposed beams and horse brasses but which have not been refurbished since 1972 and then refurbish with quality fixtures and fittings and this is what you get. Very cosy and friendly. Other reviews have mentioned the lack of staff and this has clearly been resolved.
The room is divided into sections by a network of wooden beams which suggests a very nice place to spend a lazy winter afternoon.
Food was excellent although the portion sizes where a bit small – “real macaroni cheese” I am sure in Italy would be served in a much bigger bowl. Breakfast was also very good.
I stayed in this hotel in 2007 and vowed never to stay there again but that vow was ignorant of the amount of money spent on the hotel. Now it is a nice boutique hotel with contemporary rooms and a comfortable bar to relax in.
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