Wish I would have listened to the bad reviews
Posted May 30, 2016
I really wanted to love this hotel, and love the exterior, but unfortunately it wasn't a great experience. There were negative reviews on Expedia and Trip Advisor but I ignored them because most didn't seem to understand that they were staying in an old hotel not a resort but I should have listened. When we got there the gal who checked us in (who was amazing and if the review was just on her I'd give 5 stars!) couldn't get our room door open so she put us in a different one by the pool. Our experience might be because of that change but we never saw the inside of the room so I can't be sure.
Oh and I forgot to add to be prepared for mosquito bites! Even with using repellent I had 40+ bites and they all seemed to happen in the room
The room we were put in did not look like it had been thoroughly cleaned in a LONG time. Dirty walls and doors, huge sections of peeling paint, a safe that didn't work, dirty bathroom, dust and dirt all over the lamps and curtains. The worst part was probably the bathroom door that was filthy and not a solid door but more of a pantry door with shutters. Not really great for privacy when you can see right through the door as well as hear whatever is going on in there.
We were trying to stay on the same sleep schedule as home (3 hours behind) so we would try to sleep in but every morning at 9am, 6am our time, the housekeeper would bang on the door and if you didn't answer they would try to come in. The first time this happened I told her we wer