Advantages: Comfortable, Conveniently located, All necessary facilities Disadvantages: Some may find it a bit expensive
...and water, entertainment and security.
My hotel of choice is the Golden Tulip Accra Hotel.
This hotel is part of the Golden Tulip chain of hotels. Golden Tulip hotels enjoy a high reputation throughout the world. More on the Golden Tulip chain later in this opinion.
The Golden Tulip Accra Hotel is located just 2 km from Accra’s Kotoka International Airport and is commonly referred...
Advantages: Right on the seafront Disadvantages: Poor breakfast and small rooms
...over the world was a little too much for the five-star 'Huis ter Duin Hotel' to cope. Our company had booked up all the available rooms in that hotel but there weren't enough for everyone to stay on the third night so a dozen of us were 'evicted' and sent off down the road to the much more modest Golden Tulip. It's easy to get accustomed to the high life and to hit the ground with a bump when you...
Advantages: At least I wasn't spending my own money Disadvantages: Plenty - just book a proper hotel somewhere more sensible
...- and the Golden Tulip in Zaandam really did live down to all my expectations.
Why was I there?
Oh I keep asking myself that. What fate sent me to such a god-forsaken down-market crappy Dutch hotel? On the plus side, it's only for one night but on the down side, surely somebody could have found something better than this. I work for a company that's in the midst of divorcing its separate parts in...