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Re: Goodwood Park Hotel........
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2018, 04:43:20 pm »
Elizabeth Khoo shouldn't have allowed anyone to plaster over the facade with frosted glass. That's an architectural crime and anti-conservation .... >:(
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Re: Goodwood Park Hotel........
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2018, 06:37:47 pm »
Once charming property burdened by age and poor upkeep

The iconic Goodwood Park Hotel has certainly seen better days; an undeniable weariness loomed large in the meandering corridors of the main block leading to the reception counters. Restaurants (plus resident tailoring tenant) flanking both sides were of another era -both dull in spirit and stiffly pretentious. Even the once sophisticated L’Espresso cafe has gotten tediously irrelevant in no small part thanks to the collection of dark colored, dated furniture and cheerless lighting deployed on its premises since forever. Sipping a cuppa admist an undeniable stoic gloom washing over surely begs reconsideration of venue for a decent afternoon tea session. In short: tired, DEAD TIRED.

An unsmiling but efficient staff member administered the checking in process, however another tasked with directing us to our room mucked up by actually losing his way around; we were thus left stranded waiting while he ran off seeking help. Alas, things straightened out and we arrived at the assigned heritage room-situated next to housekeeping with its door left ajar. Aaaaah, blimey.

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