Yes, you can use your mobile - expensive roaming call charges. yes there is a kettle in the room.
Just to follow up what A of N said, In the Mediterranean if you wait until you are in port, which is virtually every day, you can normally get a really great signal. My philosophy is not to use a mobile whilst I'm on holiday and tell people not to ring me unless it's really urgent. The peace is superb. Lipton’s tea is not the best for us English so if you are a tea buff then take some teabags of your own, the coffee's great though. .... Nei.