First of all the web page of the hotel is very misleading, it gives the impression that the hotel is on the sea front which it is not. When I called and asked if the photo had been doctored the person said know. They were not being truthful. The hotel is far from the beach and not so idealic as on their web site.
As the hotel is on a busy street with almost no parking I had to park illegally to get my stuff out of the car. I presented myself at the reception and the person immediately asked for my passport and that of the person accompanying me. I had on, the other person was in the car. I could not check in. I had to cross the road again to get the 2nd passport. This annoyed me as it could have been done later.
I has prepaid but thenI was asked for 4 Euros tax, this could have been added to the bill instead of having an additional item. I did not have the cash on me so I told him I would pay it later. This somehow seemed a big deal, another annoying point with the same person.
The rooms were big enough and reasonable. What was not reasonable was the noise outside between cars, trucks, people, and all sorts of other noises. Not a place to stay if you want to rest and I had a competition to do.
The breakfast was just minimum and the evening meal, I took half board was just abroad, not really good value with very little vegetables on the plate. Not for ones who are hungry or want to eat balanced.
The worst part of the stay came at the end. I asked to prolong the stay by one night which was not a problem. I came back the day of the extension to find that the receptionist, the same unpleasant man asked about payment. I told him I would get my car in the room. I walked as is my habit up the 4 flights of stairs to find that my key did not work. I had to come down to activate my key. The receptionist made me more than angry as he obviously knew this.
Worst was when my partner came on her own before me. She experienced the same problem with the key. The receptionist almost did not want to let her into the room as I had not paid. They had my card number so it was not a problem. A friend of the family who was leaving later that day and who had stayed in a different room but left their stuff in ours was asked "I though you had left" as if they were trying to sneak in.
The receptionist was the most ignorant and obnoxious person I have ever met. I have travelled a lot but have never written such a negative report on a hotel or person. I would never never stay there again.
The have a "swimming" pool at the back of the reception which is a laugh, a paddle pool and the the television saw better days. I did not take the remote control as I did not seethe point is stretching my neck at a 45% angle to watch a television which was bolted to the walls. I cannot imagine anybody wanting to steal these televisions.
I was glad to have only stayed a few days. Never, never again.
The security man at night was pleasant and very helpful, that was about the only person I can say had any merit in the hotel. The waiters at the restaurant with the exception of one were cranky and should never have contact with humans. The cleaning staff were pleasant and very helpful.
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