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They have a green procurement program, ensuring purchases are as environmentally friendly as possible.
The hotel has a variety of programs of social and environmental benefit and impact.
This hotel uses Aveda products for bathroom amenities.
I loved being able to open my windows, though since it was cold and wet the day I was there, I didn't leave them open for long. The windows were covered by room-darkening curtains, which was great in the morning since I wanted to sleep in. And the shower curtain was non-plastic, another plus for air quality and reducing our reliance on oil.
A couple of hospitality issues: there were no pillow covers under the pillow cases, a habit I find icky; my pillows were too thick for my comfort; the reading chair lacked a reading light; there was a conveniently located power strip at the desk for my computer, as well as for the TV and DVD player; the bedside light being connected to the light at the door so I couldn't control the room lighting as well as I would have liked.
The staff are great! They clearly love their jobs, and do a great job at them. Anything you need, they'll help you get. They are good at directions, dining information, and conversation. What a great and green hotel.November 2006
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