Family with Teens
The hotel is located in a quiet section, with ample parking. The pull out couch's mattress was terribly lumpy and led to restless nights. Otherwise, the room, with kitchenette and king-sized bed was very nice. The breakfast monitors seemed to not do much. They did not take initiative in keeping food/drink restocked, waiting until patrons asked. At one point I asked for butter and the staff responded, "Besides what is already there?" I needed to let him know that what was there was not butter, before he went to get some. I saw another gentleman ask for plastic spoons. The staff member said there weren't any. Once he walked away, the gentleman opened a bottom cabinet and found what he needed! I was glad to see that Homewood Suites doesn't rely only on styrofoam/paper/plastic. However, the ceramic mugs were up on a high shelf in the corner, away from the coffee, so they were neither readily available nor intuitively "grabbable", because of their location. They rely on highly processed food products, where even the yoghurt they have selected to offer had artificial coloring and a high amount of sugar. In essence, set low expectations on the food front. I will give kudos for the fresh fruit! The front desk does not have enough newspapers to accommodate the number of guests in the hotel. They had run out by 9:00 am on a weekend. The restaurant across the street is excellent, with the best tiramisu I have have ever tasted.
Pros: The rooms were spacious, well furnished and clean.
Cons: I think bathrooms should have sinks in them to maintain infection control. The layout of the breakfast bar is poorly thought out. Guests roam back and forth, looking for utensils, butter, milk, etc. They weren't placed in a fashion that creat