Awful hotel in bad location
Posted Sep 18, 2015
Almost everything about this hotel is awful. The location is convenient but as I approached the hotel to check in at 4pm in the afternoon, someone tried to mug me. I asked many locals who I met and they said the area around the hotel is very dodgy and full of petty crime. Even with this, I had already paid for the room, so I stayed at the hotel for the second night. I locked all of my valuables into my backpack with a travel lock during the day while I was out sightseeing. When I came back in the late afternoon and checked it, I could tell someone had been fiddling with the lock.
The room itself was very sparse which was fine. The bed was comfortable enough for a couple of nights and the air conditioning works well. They provided me with a set of fresh towels and sheets for each night. The bathroom leaves much to be desired. There is only a drain and shower head right next to the toilet in the bathroom. When I showered, the toilet was soaked and the whole bathroom filled with water. Also they only provide you with a small bar of soap and a small packet of shampoo.
The staff were courteous, but I felt that they had lied to me when I asked about the safety of the surrounding area.
If you’re really a seasoned budget traveler and you think you can put up with all of this for the cheap hotel price, I would suggest you only stay here if you are with someone else. I am a seasoned female traveler traveling alone and I would absolutely not recommend staying here or anywhere in th