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Overall: 6.8/10 Good
A nice way to start your day on a slow Sunday morning. Attractive and fun, if not a bit pricey.
Eggspectation is located in the middle of it all, behind Old City Hall and beside City Hall, along Queen Street, close to the Eaton Centre. The view is nice but the major drawback is that the restaurant is a bit harder to find because it’s located along a back street.
The servers moved fast, even though it was a busy day. Food came out a bit slower, but that was the only part of the restaurant that was not at top speed.
There is a wide selection of food on the menu. Eggspectation is known for its egg dishes but otherwise, its food is quite average.
The dining room is clean, well-lit, and cheery. It’s a nice place to sit for an hour in the morning and absorb the day.
Food is a bit pricey but they give very large servings. Take comfort in the fact that you’re also paying to sit there, people-watch, and relax for a while.
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Overall: 6/10 Good
The Hyatt is a nice and mostly convenient place to stay in Columbus, if not a bit desolate.
The hotel is in a very convenient location, in downtown Columbus. I particularly found it extremely well placed as I was fencing in the Greater Columbus Convention Centre, which is right beside the hotel, and accessible through a hallway connecting the two. However, the hotel is in a somewhat desolate area. There are restaurants a few blocks away but nothing really nice right beside the hotel. There seemed to be nothing of interest around the hotel. Then again, Columbus is a pretty desolate city.
Customer Service: N/A
I can’t say much about customer service since I didn’t really pay attention to it.
The Hyatt offers all of the generic amenities that we expect of our hotels now: room service, a gym, etc. However, parking is a mess. It’s located a distance from the hotel, and it takes twenty minutes for somebody to get the car and drive back to the lobby to load your luggage.
The interior of the hotel is very nice and grand and clean. The rooms are well maintained and the bedding is extremely comfortable. It’s a shame that the view is not incredibly nice; we got a room with a view over a barren field of railway tracks, but I guess it really depends on what room you’re in.
We were able to get a reasonably good price for a room there.
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Overall: 7/10 Good
A pretty great hotel in Brussels. Well situated, well priced, and attractive, but lacking in speed of service.
This hotel is not located in the centre of it all, but it’s pretty close. Down the street are the Brussels Park and Royal Palace. It’s pretty close to a metro station and bus station, and a bit farther from the train station. The area around the hotel is safe, well lit, and quiet at night, not to mention beautiful.
Customer Service: 6/10
The staff are polite but the wait times are insane. Checking in can take a half hour lined up, and so can checking out.
Beware that breakfast is not included in the room price, and that the lines and seating at breakfast are insane too! There’s not much else at the hotel but there’s a very nice courtyard outside. They have free wifi, which is really nice since most other hotels in Europe don’t.
The interior of the hotel is very clean and new. The rooms are well lit, attractive, and clean, though a bit small.
You can expect a pretty reasonable price for a room, especially if you compare multiple websites. It’s not what you might consider cheap, but compared to all of the other hotels in Brussels, it’s a pretty good deal.