This is a pub with recently and beautifully renovated rooms though the black walls may not be to everyone's liking! Our original room (Room 7) proved to be very small and the black walls made it feel tomb-like. Not a good room for anyone who suffers from claustrophobia. I requested a room change and the person who checked us in obliged and changed us to Room 6. This proved to be a great room- very spacious and bright.
This hotel provides surprising little touches! A goodie bag of snacks, bottle of fresh milk for the wonderful coffees you make using the Nespresso machine and to top it all of the fridge is stocked with soft drinks, beer and cider which are complimentary.
The bed was very comfy and the AC worked well in spite of the heatwave Adelaide experienced during our stay.We had a lot of trouble connecting to the free WiFi but a blackout during the first night of our stay seemed to reset the router and once the power was back the WiFi worked brilliantly.
The bathrooms are big, bright and clean though there was nowhere to keep toiletries. A small shelf under the mirror would solve this problem. The hotel is a short walk from the Central Markets which is a great place to have breakfast and lunch.
After my initial disappointment with the room, our 3 night stay here proved to be a positive experience. This place may not appeal to every traveler. You have to carry your bags up several flights of stairs and there are no staff around when the pub is closed.
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