My wife and I stayed at the hotel for 4 nights mid week on a b/b basis. We booked through "easy-breaks" and had pre paid our 4 day break.
Our room had a king size bed and to be honest it had seen better days coupled with the fact it was particularly squeaky and the curtains allowed light in at the top. The room however was spotlessly clean and the maid service was thorough throughout our stay .All the room service staff were friendly and welcoming .
What I didn,t agree with was the fact that although we had pre paid to "eastbreaks" the reception staff had a requirement to take my visa/debit card details even although I had said I would be paying cash for any extras. I was told that it was policy.
The breakfast, we found was good , buffet style, with scrambled eggs, bacon, sausages, mushrooms, black pudding, potato scones with the additional choice of freshly cooked omelette, fried or poached eggs. There was also fresh fruit, bread, rolls,yogurts etc
Sadly, certain staff and I stress only certain staff at breakfast, let the hotel down, devoid of pleasantries, a smile would have went a long way Asking for brown sauce was a hassle for one member of staff and on another occasion asking if I could order my fried eggs at the same time as my tea and coffee, the reaction on this persons face was similar to me asking them for a loan of £100.
There are leisure facilities , gym / swimming pool but we didn,t use them. They were used by locals and speaking to one gent he said that they were excellent
The hotel was very good as a central base and we visited the Angus coast, Arbroath, Carnoustie, Montrose etc and down the way to St Andrews and Crail.
I am aware that there are other possibly better rooms in the hotel but can only give a review on our experience less