Wellton Elefant Hotel
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Elephants never forget, and like the elephants we should probably never return to the Elefant hotel. It is certainly very presentable but sending us to an uncleaned room leaves a bad taste, as did the breafast. But they did give us vouchers for the stuff up, and champagne and chocolate.
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