>>> You guys are scaring us about Uncle Billys.
We are trying to! No one on this forum ever recommends it. Trust the forum more than the reviews.
Sorry, don't go there enough to answer the Huggo's question.
Re the hotels, on one hand your friends have picked a thoroughly renovated oceanfront hotel under Marriott management, in your court you have an old dump where the landlord puts no money into it and it would be THE place for druggies and transients if they wanted a cheap room.
There is basic and clean and cheap ... I get that ... but UB's is not that place.