Posted Oct 14, 2016
The reason I picked this hotel was because the one I usually stay at was almost double the regular rates. This one was about half that and close to the Phx Convention Center (reason for my travel). My stay was for just one night for business, and it wasn't bad. Staff was very helpful and friendly.
While I appreciated the closeness to the AZ Center, the hotel staff assured me it is safe neighborhood at night for walking the couple of blocks over there to get dinner. I disagree, but didn't have any issues, thank goodness. As a woman who was traveling alone, and thought that it would have been nice to have a hotel shuttle over.
They had a nice breakfast spread, and even with my vegan diet, I was able to put together some fruit and oatmeal for breakfast. Meat-eaters will appreciate the egg, bacon and sausage. Coffee was pretty good too.
The room itself was pretty basic. Its an older place, and you can see that they have made some updates, but the dusty popcorn ceiling remains. My room wasn't super clean: a fork on the floor and a red koolaid stain (I hope it was koolaid) on the carpet. The A/C was kind of loud, not a problem for me, but if you're a light sleeper, you'll hear it going on and off through the night.
They had Bath & Body Works shampoo, conditioner and lotion in the room, which was a nice surprise. BUT still had that cheap motel soap that dries out your skin and smells weird.
I might stay here again if I had to, but it wouldn't be my first choice.