Priscilla Alden room
06/11/2017 DorkingRanger, Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
We stayed here for two nights in October at the end of our 3 week tour of New England. A good location to explore Plymouth, a short walk to the restaurants on the front, and just a short drive along ... more
We stayed here for two nights in October at the end of our 3 week tour of New England. A good location to explore Plymouth, a short walk to the restaurants on the front, and just a short drive along the street to the town museum. The Plymouth Plantation site is about 10 mins drive away.
The king suite we were allocated was called the ‘Priscilla Alden’ room. A great coincidence as it is named after Priscilla Mullins, who arrived on the Mayflower and subsequently married John Alden. Priscilla came from my own home town, Dorking in England.
Pleasantly surprised to find that the room was actually a separate standalone building, so no noise at all from any other rooms. The room is well equipped including 2 electric fires, 2 large TVs, a large Jacuzzi, fridge & microwave. However there were a couple of maintenance issues, a bad smell (possibly spilt milk?) from the fridge and one of the fires not working. I reported these to the receptionist, so hopefully they will have been dealt with. The other point to be aware off is that the room is located close to the main road through the town and during the day time there was quite a lot of road noise. Thankfully the volume of traffic reduced in the evening and didn’t disturb our sleep.
It’s worth noting that the hotel consists of a number of different buildings, all of which require a walk outside to reach reception & the breakfast room. Breakfast included a good selection of hot & cold dishes on the buffet, including waffle makers.
Overall excellent value. less
Kevin M, Assistant General Manager at Best Western Plus Cold Spring, responded to this review
Thank you for writing a 5-Star review of Best Western Plus Cold Spring. Sorry you ran into a couple of maintenance issues while you were staying with us but greatly appreciate that you told us so we could take care of them.
I am very intrigued by the story of John and Priscilla Alden so it is great to hear more about one of them.
Yes, we have 7 buildings over five acres offering a different room type in each building. You stayed in one of our Superior King Rooms, two of which are free standing cottages.
We hope you will consider us again should your travels bring you back to Plymouth.
Kevin T. Martin
Assistant General Manager