I was skeptical about booking here because of negative reviews, but I was pleasantly surprised! The staff is very friendly (though not always extremely knowledgeable about the area but whatever), the rooms are clean, the shower and bathroom facilities clean, private, and in good working condition. They use a little fingerprint security system instead of a key, so no keeping up with keys, plus it feels very secure. The rooms are what you'd expect, no surprises there, but for 16 pounds a night (which is what we paid for the room) it's a bargain! Plus it's very eco friendly if that's your thing. Yes, the bar is overpriced. Don't go there, then. Pie minister (yum!) is right down the road, and there are plenty of bars within easy walking distance if that's what you're looking for.