this was by far the worst place I have stayed in my 5 week trip to south east asia. first off: the price. its about 20$ cnd a night per person. we stayed at wonderful places all over thailand, cambodia and vietnam for aprox. 10$, so we figured this place would be tops. we get there and the first thing they ask was the entire stays cost. how rude.
after was our mini hike up to our shack, sorry, i mean bungalow. we arrive and notice the bug nets. we were thinking "okay, at least they give us bug nets", but it doesnt matter, as there are cockroaches and salamanders is the bathroom, not to mention the all the ants.
we took off for the beach as soon as we dropped our bags, and when we came back to our room at night, i noticed a stain on the toilet seat. and not really a stain, but more of it being unclean. just needed some elbow grease. we took a shower, but surprise, the shower doesnt really drain. we ended up standing in our own filth.
sleeping was another nightmare. deciding to use the big nets was probably a good idea, if they didnt have holes in them. on hole big enough for me to reach my arm out and grab my water bottle.the placement of the fan was a bit screwy too. it was mounted almost above the door, over one bed, but not anywhere close to the second. but it didnt matter becase the bug nets stopped the flow of the fan. i ended up sweating all night naked above my sleep sheet.
if that wasnt bad enough, the music from the beach about 1km away carried across the water, and seemed even louder. at times the djs would turn the music up even louder, so sleep was out of the question.
the next day we spoke to front desk about the state of our room, and they almost flat out told us that it was us who made the toilet seat a mess. after a couple of minutes of the back and forth we asked if we could leave a day early and get a day refund. she laughed and said no, that was not possible. but i will give the credit for at least trying to tidy it up. they cleaned the seat.
the next night, i found a dead cockroach in the shower being eaten by ants, and another one next to the sink, where i would have left my toothbrush if i could have trusted it to be safe from bugs.
also, we booked a double bed, and were shown to a twin. when we told them that we reserved a double, they said that they couldnt guarantee a double or twin. so whats the point of a reservation if they cant hold it? we had reseved it almost 3 weeks in advance.
and lastly, its called the seaview, but unless you paid even more, you had a bungalow view, with the sea beyond it.
none of this would have been such a big deal if it wasnt 20$ cnd a night per person.
dont even bother with them you can find way better for way less.
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