Great hotel - high priced but not the highest
Posted Apr 16, 2012
The location, history and elegance are near top-notch. The staff was extremely polite and helpful, from the doormen to concierge to chambermaids. The concierge gave great recommendations for restaurants, made travel arrangements for us, and spoke english perfectly. Our room was nicely appointed, with a pleasant view of an inner courtyard. Some aspects of the hotel need a little more upgrading and maintenance - the paint or walls were chipped in a few places, the rugs could use replacing here and there, and some of the furniture was over-worn. On a side note, the fitness room was very pleasant if small. Overall we got what we paid for - it was a fantastic hotel but not as over-the-top as the Ritz, Bristol, George V, etc.