Motel 6 San Rafael
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMotel 6 San Rafael
Recently refurbished with well appointed rooms. friendly and helpful staff. Only 1 mile from Larkspur Ferry straigth into downtown San Francisco. A good place to stay.
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It's now about 5:30 p.m. local time in San Rafael (9:30 p.m. at home). We just had dinner at a local Mexican eatery and are now watching the NFL season opener between the NE Patriots and the Steelers. Our nonstop flight from Boston to SFO was smooth and uneventful, as was Freddie's from NC via Dallas. We landed within 20 minutes of each other, just as planned. (Boyd's seatmate on our flight was a former major league pitcher who is now a scout ...
... of the cells - exactly the same as Frank Morris and pals in 1962, using papier mâché heads to conceal their escape. The island itself started life as a military outpost, protecting the bay from invaders. It was turned into a prison almost immediately, being an army detention centre from 1859. It was taken over and turned into a penitentiary in 1934 and ran until 1963, closing due to it being non cost-effective (apparently, as it had no sewage system, it was too ...
We got up early this morning, got ready and hit the road! By 8am we were on highway 1 and enjoying the coastal views! It was very pretty, and a reasonably nice drive! We stopped a couple of times to get views and saw a beach full of seals - which is when I found out that my camera had killed itself - I think maybe that the batteries I bought are duds...either that or...bugger. Anyway we drove on to Monterey were we found an Apple ...
... to it's clever name. We came upon the Irish store and found out about a great Irish Pub called the Irish Bank. It was fun to climb up the musical stairs. Each step you take plays a note, really cool.
After visiting the tourist bureau we walked to Pier 33 (more on this in two days) which is the Pier that the Alcatraz tours leave ...
... to travel and see places I only dreamed of as a child.
We arrive in San Rafael and get a room at one of the extended stay hotels. Our incredibly friendly and helpful desk clerk, Luis, asked us in a very spanish accent: "What brings you to beautiful San Rafael?" I tell him we chose this place mainly due to it having a laundry in the hotel and we needed that. He replied "Hey.....we take 'em how we get 'em." They are ...