I was really torn when writing this review. The things I liked about the Hampton Inn were really great, but the things I didn't like were rather disappointing. As with any review, just take my review under advisement :)
1. a. Nice, modern hotel, with attractive décor. Amenities include an indoor pool, a work out room, and one of the best free breakfasts I've had at a hotel. Offerings included omelets, fresh fruit, various breads/rolls, fresh waffles, yogurt, hot oatmeal and more.The whole place was clean, but...
2.a. Parking is free, but...
3.a. Great location in the Glenwood South area. There are 2 stops nearby for the free R bus line that runs a loop continuously around the city. Within walking distance are several great shops, restaurants and bars, but...
4. Really friendly staff! Everyone we encountered from the housekeeping staff to the front desk staff were very nice and always had a genuine "good morning" for us. Southern hospitality at its finest!
1.b. Either my expectations are off or their housekeeping schedule is. Our room had not been cleaned by 1:00 pm for 2 days in a row.
2.b. the parking garage was 2 buildings over. Not terrible, but when you are toting luggage or small children, it was inconvenient and there isn't a valet.
3.b. It was loud! On the East side of the building is a railroad track and a dumpster. On the West side of the building is a busy street and a few bars. After a night of the train and garbage truck we requested to be moved, only to find that the bars across the street are active until after 2:00 am. My husband is not a light sleeper and it was all too much for him, even from our 5th floor room.
IMO it is a nice place, but the noise was so disruptive, I would not stay here again until they do some soundproofing.
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