I had to stay in the Eganville area for one night on a business trip. Firstly, there isn't much selection in the area, and what options you have are overpriced. At $60 a night, this was by far the cheapest option for accommodation in the area… and this really is a case of 'you get what you pay for'.
The place is a dump. I had a hard time getting into my room, because the door was stuck. Once I got it open, I almost knocked over the TV, which was awkwardly balanced on a little makeshift table right inside the door. Closing the door was equally difficult. I had to lean into it with quite a bit of my weight to get it to latch shut.
The room had a small fridge which was not plugged in, and two microwave ovens. One was sitting in the middle of the floor, and the second was on top of the fridge. Neither were plugged in. I plugged in the one on the fridge, and it started beeping at me. I set the clock, and it stopped. Within a couple minutes, the microwave had reset and it was beeping again. I unplugged it… I did not use it.
The bathroom was disgusting. The light fixture was filled with dead bugs and the shower head had mould on it. There was a towel behind the toilet to absorb the leaking water connection on the toilet. There was a dead bug (I don't even know what it was) on the towel. Everything was mouldy, rusty, and dirty. The sink was in the 'bedroom' beside the fridge.
Decor… not important, but ugly as sin. Junky old lamps, and a mirror leaning against the wall.
There was a very small, very old, very loud, air conditioner (window-style) mounted in a hole cut out of the wall at ceiling height - not exactly convenient for adjusting the controls.
There was no alarm clock in the room, which is something that I take for granted until it's not there. That's a pretty basic amenity to have in a room. There was also no coffee maker in the room, even though the motel's website says that they have them in the rooms.
FREE INTERNET!!! Yes, if you can get it to work. Once I got the password from the office, I was able to connect my laptop, and got weak and sporadic service that would cut in & out. The signal was so weak my phone wouldn't even recognize their network, never mind connecting to it.
This place is terrible. At $60 a night my expectations were extremely low, and I was still disappointed.
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