arrived at the hotel after travelling all night, had booked a 2 bedroom apartment through the hotel's website. I was told by the front desk the previous person had decided to stay longer and they werent able to accommodate my reservation. I was shocked to say the least. Spoke with the manager who basically said the same thing. They said they can "upgrade" me to a junior suit in the main hotel. Now I understand there are two sections to the hotel and the main part is nicer than the apartment side but switching my 1200 sqf 2 bedroom apartment for a 500 sqf 1 room to me does not sound like an upgrade. After going back and forth and seeing other available rooms, and being exhausted, I agreed to the downgrade. That aside, the hotel itself is nice and well kept, location is also pretty close to the old town where you will find all bars and restaurants. The breakfast buffet was wonderful with many choices. BE AWARE OF TAXIS. They will try to rip you off. Got a taxi from the airport which the meter was racking up money like no tomorrow. He tried to drop me off before the hotel but I had read about this trick. Always have them drop you off at the hotel door where they are afraid to overcharge due to being caught on hotel's cameras. After insisting to him that he needs to drop me off at the hotel, he didnt try to collect the meter price and just told me the correct price. we did come across an honest taxi cab driver which thankfully we got his phone number and used the entire time we were in Bucharest. He speaks pretty decent english, very knowledgeable and gave us a private tour of the city, and had him join us any time we got hungry. I still have his cell phone number and will put up a picture of him and his business card, he is an actual licensed taxi driver and just a wonderful human being. I cant imagine how many times we would have gotten ripped off by taxis if it wasnt for him. Radu 0760863587 from Bucharest or 01140760863587 from US.
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