Posted Aug 18, 2016
This hotel is barely "ok" at best. We stayed the night with our two young children after spending several hours at the Strong. I had read previous reviews and was worried about booking here but the price was right for our budget.
The lobby smells like raw sewage and they clearly use tons and tons of air freshener to try and cover it up. The room was very small for a family of 4 and super dated. (Our first room smelled like an ashtray, as if someone had been smoking in the room 5 minutes before...we complained and were given a new room immediately.) After eating an amazing dinner at the Dinosaur, we were hoping to walk around. This location is AWFUL! There is nothing within walking distance of the hotel. We were totally shocked at the lack of shops, dining, etc. The streets were totally empty with the exception of the poor individuals looking for money.
Lastly, we tried to take our kids for a swim hoping the pool might be better but we were mistaken. The bottom was dirty, full of mold and the pool area smelled like garbage. We only swam for 20 minutes to make our kids happy, but after that, we washed them off thoroughly in the shower.
We will never stay here again, even if it is renovated. The location alone is a huge turn off.