Ayres Hotel Seal Beach
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Well here we are in Seal Beach. We got a great site to live in temporarily until another spot opens up that we like better. We thought about making one more stop in the Barstow, Ca area for one more night, but the weather is supposed to go bad in that area tonight and tomorrow so we decided to skip it and head to our new home for the next couple of years. We've already met quite a few folks in the campground and everyone from the gate guards to all the folks in ...
... opened in 1923 & has had a few celebrity guests in it's time. Quite a few movies/tv shows & commercials have been shot here as well - they give you a 13 page brag list upon check in! Just sayin.. Ha ha After checking in, we had lunch in the hotel restaurant & went for a walk downtown where we came across a couple of sisters looking after a couple of carts. The sister on the left is in the Spanish cong, the one on the right in ...
... on a Friday after Thanksgiving, nothing was going on and everything was still. But we got to see the set for "The Big Bang Theory" and for the Talkshow "Ellen". We also saw different sets where they shot a lot of movies. All in all the tour was very interesting, but in my opinion still overpriced.
We got to spend our first Thanksgiving in LA. As we had no family and dinner to go to, we googeld "free things to do ...
... br> Our first day out was a bit rough with 9 foot swells coming from the
north out of the gulf of Alaska, even modern ship stabilizer do not
fix that. Luckily, I found my sea legs within the first day and have
had no problems. I did buy a selection of the motion sickness
remedies offered at the local Walgreen before we left, just in case.
on board ship is very interesting, days fly by and the entertainment
... guide. Jimmie Stewart, Frank Sinatra, Columbo, Michael Jackson......We didn't see the gates of the Clampets....val was also sad that she didn't see the ce-ment pool. We do however a few days later see where the ce- ment is made (see later post). What on earth was behind those gates we will never know. We saw the gates of Hugh Hefner and were told that he must be home in the Playboy Mansion because the staff were parked in the street. Oh what a fountain of knowledge he was, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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