We've traveled around Scotland, England and Wales extensively and this inn does not measure up. I can only think of one inn that compares, one in Salibury that was built in 1600 and appeared to have it's latest refurb in 1800.
If this were an $80 a night hotel, perhaps it is acceptable, but the rooms go for over $250.
Let' start with the positives: Staff was friendly and the complementary breakfast was good.
Rooms are not well-arranged. Our double bed was up against a wall and 3 ft high so that a stool was needed to climb into it. Additionally the person on the wall end had to get out at the end of the bed.
Rooms need refurbishing and cleaning. The outlets are old and few and the plugs fall out of them. Additionally the lighting is such that reading at night is impossible unless you have a Kindle. Furthermore, the bedspread and carpets are very old and dirty though I was happy to discover the sheets were new and clean.
Mold was growing in the bathrooms and cobwebs were everywhere.
General ambience was poor. Evenings were noisy and only quiet after the pub closed. People on the lawn drinking and socializing made sleeping near impossible until midnight.
Extras were mediocre: Soaps, shampoos, toilet paper and tissues were the poorest quality and the towels were thin.
Dinner at the restaurant was over-priced and at best edible.
- Also Known As:
- Pelican Hotel Muir Beach