The only minor complaint was that there are only two small lifts for a
large hotel. A bus party arrived just before we wanted to go back to our
room on the seventh floor and there was a long queue waiting to go up.
I'd have been alright forty years ago when I could run up seven
flights of stairs!
We stayed one night as an overnight break on a long journey. We'd
stayed here before and were very pleased with the hotel last year.
It's conveniently situated in the centre of town but also has plenty
of parking spaces. The hotel is perhaps a little old fashioned, but we
liked it for this style. However, the room key is modern and much easier
to use than most as you only have to swipe it over a sensor rather than
inserting it into a lock. The price for a four star hotel with breakfast
and free use of the leisure activities was very reasonable. We stayed on
a Saturday night and there was a music festival and dog show in town,
with a wedding reception in the hotel. There were many guests in the
hotel with dogs, but they weren't a problem and they were all well
behaved. We'd thought there may be some noise, but our sleep
wasn't disturbed. The room was a good size, clean, well furnished
and with complimentary mineral water. The receptionists were pleasant
and welcoming and free use of Tropikana is a bonus, which is swimming
pools (one with a slide and wave machine), saunas, salt mine, ice room,
etc. The ladies in charge at Tropikana reception were particularly
helpful as we weren't sure how the lockers and wrist bands worked,
but they made sure we ok. . The breakfast room is huge with more than
enough room, even though the hotel was busy during our stay. There was a
wide choice of food on offer, though some of it different to what
we'd expect at a British hotel, but it was good. There is a point
where you can have hot food cooked to order and I had a bacon and egg
omelette, which was very tasty.