Our experience? Sad. We wanted to say something good about our stay at this hotel because they clearly want to please, but being insultingly accused of towel theft when we brought our own excellent towels with us from home (Thank God because their's are dingy, worn out, grey) was the awful clincher. The hotel is in a very average/grungy part of Manama, with very little nearby by means of restaurants, markets or stores. There is a little local grocery with only basics close by. There is a McDonalds I believe down the street, a couple of seedy bars/discos geared towards local Gulf Arab tastes and entertainment. The room is not too bad and is more of a studio with a little TV sitting area, a bed, closet, bathroom and a small kitchen, lots of bright windows. The bed is HORRIBLE! It consisted of a thin sponge mattress over a heavy wooden board on a bed frame and my husband and I had some of the most uncomfortable sleep we have ever had. We might as well have slept on the floor for all the comfort it gave us. Taking a shower was a smelly affair with a sewer smell emitting from the drain. Enough said about that. There is a narrow indoor parking garage. There's a "swimming pool" - a small indoor pool on the first or floor in a humid and close room with only enough water for wading. Depressing. We had originally been staying at a well known 5 star luxury hotel then decided to extend for 2 days during the Eid AlAdha holidays but it was fully booked. Our hard luck we stayed here.