Villa Montes Hotel, an Ascend Collection Hotel
Travel Blogs from San Bruno
It's Friday night and I’m spending it in San Francisco!!! I’m so excited to be travelling again! We arrived at the Villa Montes hotel in San Bruno, only about 10 minutes away from the airport, and what seemed like forever away from downtown. After we dropped off our bags and checked out our hotel room, we immediately grabbed a cab that …
... Herbs other son and we were so pleased to finally meet him. We spent a fantastic day with the family being fed more great food. I must steal recipes from these guys. That night we left to go back to Herb and Veronica's for fireworks which they had treated all the grand kids too. In a lot of towns in California fireworks are illegal so you see lots of people putting chairs in the front lawn to watch fireworks going up in nearby neighbourhoods. We sat in front of Herb and Veronica's to ...
... in our room for the rest of the evening, and had an early night. We did spent a few pleasant hours in a nearby Irish pub though.....which was a very nice way to end the day. San Francisco has a much nicer feel about it, and we weren't really sorry to leave Los Angeles after our week there!!
The next morning we decided to ask for an upgrade to our room because we found the room so small and claustrophobic. There was no place to put our suitcases, and ...
... off tonight with The Road Not Taken.
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;
Then took the other, as just as fair,
And having perhaps the better claim
Because it was grassy and wanted wear,
Though as for that the passing there
... bread each! We each had 6 pieces! The main courses were rather big also. Rich had the most enormous ale I have ever seen and Chris and I stuck with another 2 glasses of Rose each! We also made the mistake of looking the desserts- literally looking as they bring them over to you on a tray- which none of us could resist!
Needless to say we were all extremely full! This wasn't the best feeling as I think we all wanted to sleep, but ...