Arriving without accommodation in Balatonlelle, we were cheerful to see lots of houses displaying the "sobe" (rooms to let) sign. However, possibly because October is the off-season, many of these turned out to be securely locked up with no signs of life.
Our only option seemed to be to investigate Hotel Tiffany, a slightly down-at-heel place close to the railway station but set off the road amongst trees.
The hotel caters mainly to German oldies on package tours, and the receptionist spoke no English, but was quite happy to converse, in very friendly fashion, in German. She didn't mind us asking to see the room before we decided and was generally helpful all around.
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