I spent 5 weeks at the Brownstone. The suite I was promised was not the same suite I received, although the owner did whatever she could to make it right.
The unit badly needed a thorough scrub. Again, probably just an oversight, and the maid, Sophie, who was very nice, was deeply apologetic. I ended up having to clean the floors and the unit inside out as maid service is only offer upon check in and not during the stay.
The backyard was fabulous - had a number of BBQs for friends there and the owners was very nice about that.
Wifi and phone issues were ongoing. When it was brought to the attention of the owners, she was very defensive, unfortunately. I decided to stay at a hotel my last week.
Overall, perhaps best meant for a weekly stay. Be sure to rent a vehicle which the owner can arrange for. The location is in a safe residentail area, 2 blocks away from the Prime Minister's house. However, there is nothing within walking distance, taxis have difficulty locating the place and buses don't run at various times.
Also, the unit will come equiped with a mobile phone.
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We stayed in the Sunrise Suite for 8 days. The grounds are very well kept and clean, including the pool. The unit is very spacious for the dollar if you are looking for a home away from home. The only downside for us was the staircase going up stairs is very narrow with wide open slats and we have a 2 year old. Not too big of a deal, just always had to be aware of her playing on the stairs and we'd have to block it at night to assure she wouldn't attempt them. The caretaker Sophie was wonderful, she always made sure that we were taken care of. We enjoyed many nights barbequing on the provided grill and enjoying the pool and bar area. The beach wasn't too far of a walk and the bus is easy to catch. Nice and quiet neighborhood where you feel like you're on vacation and most of all, safe. My only suggestion would be the bathroom, the plastic shower curtain should have been replaced as well as the bathroom rugs. It could have used more shelving as with two women, we carry a lot of toiletries :-). I would definitely recommend to family and friends. We will be back!
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