I was working near to Rehovot and my employer found me this hotel. As it was a business trip my needs are probably different from others who visit.
First of all, the location. It's at the end of a street of workshops, had I not looked at it on Google maps before I arrived I would have been seriously worried why the taxi driver was taking me down this street (lone female).
The entrance is down the side and you have to buzz the security button to be allowed access (even after you have checked in), again, not really a pleasant experience alone at 2230.
So check in was fine, the girl was nice and showed me to my room and brought me some wine. The room itself was fine, the top bedding sheet was stained however. The bed was 4 poster, and was comfortable. There was a kettle in the room along with tea and coffee supplies and also a fridge with milk and some soft drinks, there was also a plate of savoury snacks.
The 1st night I was there I really struggled to sleep as my room (26) appeared to be close to maybe the kitchen or laundry room but at midnight I could still hear a lot of noise being made and with wooden floors throughout it just echoed. Then at around 130am some fellow guests decided to start shouting in the corridor and even when I asked them to be quiet, they just got louder! So first night was not pleasant at all.
The following morning I was given breakfast outside in the garden and it was lovely, a freshly made omelette, some fresh local bread and orange juice, I really enjoyed it.
I wanted to go out for the day and as it's so far from town I asked about the bus service but the staff didn't know any details so I looked it up myself and discovered just a short walk onto the main road and catch a #16 into Rehovot, the service is frequent.
Onto trying to sleep the 2nd night and again the noise from the kitchen kept me awake then the person in the next room started to blare music out at 130am! So again I had to go out my room, thankfully he turned it down and sleep was possible.
The following morning no breakfast appeared......not sure what happened here!
On my 3rd night I had been out working until late so by the time I got back in(330am) it was quiet. Again on the 3rd morning there was no offer of a breakfast! I checked out and staff called a taxi for me. She apologised for the noise levels experienced.
So overall for me, I wasn't here for a spa treatment, perhaps this wasn't the hotel for me but I do expect a hotel to be somewhere pleasant to sleep and this wasn't due to the selfishness of others. There is no one at reception overnight so they are not aware of the noise being made in the corridor and can do nothing about it. The staff I dealt with were pleasant enough without being overly helpful. Also before I arrived I contacted the hotel through their website and also by e mail and didn't receive any reply, I had to call them in the end (expensive call from the UK).
I always ask myself would I go back and for this hotel I have to say no. I like to be able to sleep and had so many issues here. I'm also not keen on it's location, too far out of town.
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