Admittedly it was a last minute decision to book with Lesson Grove - The Castle. My wife and I stayed for two nights over Easter and we were not impressed, at least for the price tag. The Castle is more like a small townhouse that you expect to find near a major city. The interior is well designed and quite modern but it has some major flaws. The apartment has a plunge pool however it was way too cold to swim in as it gets no sun. It also had a projector for dvd's, tv, etc, however during the day you have to close up all the curtains / blinds just to be able to see it with decent clarity. Also as the plunge pool is right next to the lounge where the projector is and separated by bifold doors that we were asked to keep closed at all times as it effects the projector lense via moisture.
From the castle website we were under the impression that breakfast is cooked for you however it was simply a meat pack left in the fridge. We had a goblet of orange juice, barely enough for one mornings breakfast let alone two and it was covered with glad wrap in the fridge. The kitchen doesn't have a range hood /vent or fan so what ever you cook the smell goes right through the apartment. Not to mention we had to call reception for toilet paper as we didn't have any on arrival.
Perhaps the most disappointing feature, or lack of, was no view. We were really hoping for beautiful mountain views. We in fact had a view of a spare block of land and the road...
For the price $648 per night, The Castle is way overpriced.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Be a part your very own Fairytale. Private indoor heated plunge pool, cinema lounge, breakfast delivered, log fire place, double spa, double shower, relaxation garden, piped music, blue ray DVD, full kitchen. An experience like no other. ... more less
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