We were traveling as three and stayed two nights. We were drawn to stay here because of the clean and well kept presentation.
We soon felt as though anything we did was disturbing that well kept environment and that we were staying at an uptight relative's place and were not paying guests. We did not feel welcome at all.
The common area is beautiful but you will not see many people in it, nor will you really meet anyone here because the owners seem to always have an eye on you to make sure everything is arranged just so.
We were hoping to stay in a cheaper room than the one we were staying in but it was taken on the first night. The second night we were staying it became free and asked if it was possible to switch. We were told it was not because then they would have to clean the room we were staying in as well as the one we would move to. We were not thrilled but understood. But then they cleaned the room we were staying in anyway! So we did not understand at all why they kept us in the more expensive room - their excuse did not seem to make sense.
The walls are thin and because we stayed in the room behind the reception we started hearing all sorts of noises early in the morning.
There is no common kitchen area so count on eating out a lot.
We asked for ice one evening for a couple of drinks we made in our room and you might have thought we were asking for a kidney donation. The male host scrapped the bottom of an ice container to give us the last remnants of ice.
Definitely not a place to stay if you want an easy going atmosphere and to meet people. Definitely a place to stay if you want to feel like you are staying at an uptight relative’s house. Not enjoyable at all.
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