I stayed in the hotel on my visit to Bangalore with my son, from 6th July to 8th July 2013.
The booking was made over telephone some weeks prior to the visit. A couple of days before my trip I reconfirmed it over phone to make sure.
We got into to Bangalore on the 6th morning around 7.30 and took a cab to the hotel. Finding the place was a little difficult since the little lane that serves as the entrance is at the corner of Museum Road and M.G.Road but a phone call to the hotel sorted it out with the cabbie getting his bearings.
The property is tucked away in that lane so spotting it from the main road is not easy. However once we got there, things were pretty simple. Check in was quick and hassle free. The staff member was polite and helpful. I had originally booked an A/c double (on the 3rd floor) but he pointed out that it may be a waste since the weather was extremely pleasant. The A/c remote was handed over to him and the booking was altered to an ordinary double room.
I will list out the pros and cons of the hotel from my experience -
The Pros first -
1.The location is excellent. M.G.Road is just a few yards away. All the shops and eateries on Brigade Road and Church Street are only a few minutes away. The M.G.Road Metro station is a 10 minute walk from the hotel.
2.The place is neat and tidy.
3.I found the members of the staff to be polite and helpful.
4.The restaurant located on the ground floor served good vegetarian fare at reasonable rates.
5.The room tariff was extremely attractive.
The Cons -
1.Our room (double ordinary) was very tiny with hardly any space to move around the double cot.
2.Housekeeping could be improved. The handle of the bathroom door (on the inside) had come off and had not been repaired before letting the room out to us. I brought it to the notice of the receptionist while leaving.
3.The small lane leading to the hotel gets cluttered with stuff during the day - a big signboard was being repaired and we had to pick our way around. Also loading/unloading of luggage can be a bit of a hassle.
Overall however, I would rate this experience of mine to be very good and would certainly recommend the hotel to folks. Just ask for the larger rooms though.
- Also Known As:
- Sri Lakshmi Comforts Hotel Bangalore