Our son bought us a Groupon deal 2 night break here, including breakfasts, as a present for my husband's 60th birthday. We had a lovely time. We arrived on Saturday evening and there were wedding cel... more
Our son bought us a Groupon deal 2 night break here, including breakfasts, as a present for my husband's 60th birthday. We had a lovely time. We arrived on Saturday evening and there were wedding celebrations taking place. Our room (24) was in the old part of the hotel and was comfortable and clean. We only had one pillow each and when we requested a 2nd one each, extra pillows were quickly supplied by the staff who we found helpful and obliging. However, a negative was that it was very noisy in our room on the Saturday night owing to the wedding party's evening disco music and DJ. We didn't try to go to sleep until after midnight when the noise began to subside, because it just wouldn't have been possible to sleep. It may be worth requesting a room at the other side of the hotel where it would be quieter when a wedding is on. However the bed was comfortable and we then slept well.
The next morning we joined queues in the corridor, waiting for a table for breakfast in the restaurant, which was very full owing to the wedding group, as commented upon by the previous reviewer! It did not worry us unduly though, and when we eventually had breakfast it was beautifully cooked. After a day out walking on the local canal paths, which are beautiful, we enjoyed a bar meal. The bar staff were friendly and the meal was 1st class. We had no problems with noise on the Sunday night because there were no big functions taking place.
On Monday morning there were no queues for breakfast and plenty of space in the restaurant. Again, there was a good selection of fruit and cereals etc. and the cooked breakfast was good.
Clearly the hotel is a little over-stretched in dealing with wedding parties plus other guests, but none-the-less we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. less