Bottom line up top: We enjoyed our stay there.
Our first impression was of a light and airy lobby with hardwood floors, modern furniture, and warm colors. Unlike most hotels where the registration desk fronts a wall, this one was a round workspace prominently placed near the front door.
Check-in was smooth and quick. One of the first things I noticed about the guest room was that it wasn’t your typical box-shaped room. We stayed in a king room which had an alcove/entry way containing a wet bar and small work table. The floor was again hardwood with a faux cowhide area rug (Hey, it’s
The bathroom was also spacious with a spa shower. My wife suggests the chain add a vanity chair or stool. There was a shower stool, but it was too low.
What really impressed us and sealed the deal was the friendliness of the staff. Mike The Bartender gave us a little of the back story about the chain and advised us on downtown parking. He was a great conversationalist, yet knew when to back off.
Front desk staff were also friendly and very efficient at giving driving directions.
The only discordant note was the location. I had originally chosen the hotel because we wanted to stay at a boutique and because it was on the Riverwalk. However, while we were on the Riverwalk, the restaurants and bars were too far to walk to from our hotel. Mike did tell us that another Hotel Indigo was opening up near the
If you’d like to stay at a boutique hotel with friendly and efficient service, give Hotel Indigo a try. They’ve opened more than 30 locations with more planned.
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