We stayed at Umalas Hotel and Residence for three weeks and found it to be mostly a positive experience.
The high points would be the excellent staff, all very friendly and willing to help out in any way they can.
The low point would be it's a bit old and tired and it also has just about the worst Wi-Fi internet connection we have ever tried to use, slow, unsecure and it either drops out constantly or doesn't connect up at all, it's truly dreadful and if you want or need Wi-Fi in a hotel, well do not come here, just straight away look elsewhere, it's really not up to scratch.
Arriving late one night the reception desk arranged a welcome drink for us while we filled in the paperwork, it's pretty standard stuff in Asia but still a nice touch.
The rooms themselves, or a least our one bedroom room on the first floor was decidedly odd in layout and equipment.
There is a small kitchenette in the living space, it has a microwave and fridge but there is nothing much in they way of cooking or eating utensils, the front desk staff will provide anything you ask for though, like plates, bowls, tea-towels etc.
Also in the living space is a lounge and a TV and that's where it starts to get weird.
The TV is mounted onto a wall and the lounge is sitting under it but a right angles, you can't actually sit on the lounge and watch the television unless you do as we did and drag the lounge across the room and push it up against the wall facing the TV.
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