Days Inn Morro Bay
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Der heutige Tag diente uns lediglich dazu, uns von Merced zurück an die Küste des Pazifiks zu verschieben. Bevor wir das Örtchen Morro Bay überhaupt zu Gesicht bekamen, viel uns der im Pazifik liegende Morro Rock auf.
Hoppla, Beim Aussteigen aus dem Auto kam uns aber ein kühles Windchen entgegen. Dies waren wir uns nicht gewohnt uns so …
After a few minutes of driving around town lost, we decide that we could live here. Never saw the TV series, but this is a beautiful town. We are trying to find a "high spot" for to photograph the mission steeples. Kary who did not inherit my sense of no direction takes a right and another right and we are headed up a hill side. The steeples are …
Traveled around San Francisco this morning and south on the 101 highway through the cental valley to Morro Bay. Had brunch at Mel's Drive In. Good food, great atmosphere of a 50s - 60s diner. Alex got a T-shirt here. Drove across Golden Gate Bridge and down the most crooked block, Lombard St. Left San Francisco about 2:00 and headed south. Central …
So it's official, we have finally made it to the west coast. Just over 10,000km travelled since we crossed the border in New York and 19 states visited. Not a bad effort I have to say. It feels pretty amazing to be back on the coast and it feels even better to have survived the desert. I don't think I've seen green grass since Missouri. The all acclaimed Californian Coast had a lot to live up to and coming from Coastal Queensland we had pretty high expectations for ...
... selling stuff you don't need but want. We ate out twice at the most expensive restaurants suddenly craving someone else to cook for us.
On the recommendation of a lovely shop owner who sold us some rather pricey ocean body scrub (to do our feet - seriously wearing flip flops does nothing for the tootsies) we stopped off from highway one to Cambria for breakfast. She compared it to Cornwall. Sorry lady, not that impressed with Cambria - vanilla. Onwards to Highway 1 and THE BIG ...
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Arrived at 1:30 p.m. and was told that the room would be ready at 2:30. Didn't mind that, but the woman at the desk was very snarky and had BO. She didn't even bother to check to see if the room was ready. We took off and didn't get back until early evening and was shocked when we saw the room. It was so cold and musty smelling that we don't believe anyone had been in it for quite some time. We had broken our rule that we won't book anywhere that has a cancellation policy earlier than 6:00 on the day of check-in. Booked thru the Day's Inn web site and got what we thought was a good "Internet Rate" for $42, but it had to be cancelled the day before. So by the time we checked in we couldn't cancel for that day or the next. Guess we should have at least asked.
The hotel looks good in pictures but actually staying is ONE big, big disappointment! Well, the good things first: the grounds are well maintained (they have to or else they wont absolutely get anybody in there). Okay, so much for the good stuff. The room heater does not work at all. What you think would be the closet is actually the tiny bathroom - with a sliding door and all! The bathroom window opens to the hallway with you inside for everyone to see! You either shut the bathroom window and suck it all up or crack it open for a peep show. We finally demanded a room change and lo and behold, we were given a room at the back of the hotel that I suspect is the maid's quarters!!! No exaggerations, no kidding! You would know a standard hotel room by the way it is all arranged; but this room (Rm. 409) even has an unlocked door inside that leads to the boiler room/ heater tanks! This room was hastily converted to look like a hotel room. The sheets smelled like damp attic and so does the whole room. We could'nt sleep until 2 a.m. due to the smell!
we had booked another motel up the street over the internet. when we got to the room my wife started having respitory problems and started feeling sick. when we looked around we discovered mold in the window. my wife couldn't stay at that motel up the street so I started walking to the nearby motels and found the days inn. I was greeted by a very nice man and his wife who were the managers. they made me feel so welcome. he said he had a great double bed room and could get me in. he told me to bring my wife back first so she could see if the room suited her. so I got my wife and 2 kids. the manager took us upstairs to the room. It was so clean and had a fresh feeling. we could see the bay out the balcony window. we booked 2 nights at a great price. all of my questions about the local area the manager answered. I look upon our stay at the morro bay days inn with great memories. and will go back as soon as I can.
Good overnight stop
One night stay on route from San Francisco to LA. Took 2 rooms and both were really good with views of Morro Rock. Fridge in each room was good as weather was hot. Plenty of hotels in Morro Bay, we may have paid a bit too much for the Days Inn but were quite happy with the experience. Went whale watching with 'Sub Sea' whihc was excellent and 25% of the cost at Santa Barbara. Days Inn is convenient for exploring the Embarcadero, plenty of choice of restaurants. The whole place shuts down at about 9.30. We are quite fussy about rooms and have no complaints. Breakfast supplied but meagre. If you like being pampered don't choose a Days Inn Though
This place totally sucked. The room was extremely filthy, the bed was broken, the wall heater was broken and popped all night, the carpet was torn, it was noisy and way overpriced.
We located this hotel via the AAA tour book and made reservations for April 28th and 29th. After entering the room, we used the toilet facilities. Unfortunately, the toilet did not flush. We called the front desk and someone responded immediately to 'fix' the problem, even snaked it. I took a shower that evening and the water, although set at a warm setting, at first was fine but after a minute or so it was scalding hot, although I had not changed the setting. I did not complain at that time. The next morning, my friend took a shower and I heard him making a loud exclamation and shutting the shower off. His chest was red from the scalding hot water. He dressed up, and then used the toilet. It did not flush again. We immediately decided to check out and find another hotel if possible. Upon entering the lobby were greeted with a good morning. We were upset and muttered ----- morning'. The clerk was immediately upset that we used the 's' word and was very irate. We apologized for that - he was upset for some time about us cussing when he did calm down, we told him what we had experienced, that it was dangerous to guests and it should be fixed. We also mentioned that the sound of flushing and running water in the building was annoying. He said there had not been a problem with 'fluctuating' water. His comments made us believe that this had occurred before. We were refunded our second night's lodging. We had to find another hotel room, which we were fortunate to find across the street at a La Serena Inn, a very pleasurable stay, I might add.
Very Good Value
This is an older budget motel in the lovely little seaside town of Morro Bay. Whilst it is old, it is beautifully kept with a little flower garden and clean rooms. With rooms available from $44 per night, there really isn't much to complain about at all. To cap it all, the manager and his wife are really lovely people, and will go to great lengths to ensure that you have a good stay. The continental breakfast was one of the better ones too. A place I can recommend to others, and will in all probability use again.
Decent Budget Motel
My husband and I spent 2 nights at this Days Inn in October of 2003. We made our reservation through a discount internet site and were given a room in the main part of the motel. Our room was very clean and fairly spacious. The bed was reasonably comfortable. It is definitely a no frills, budget motel, but we were satisfied.
Also a bad experience
I booked an internet reservation and was also given a room in the older motel bldg, which is not the main lot. i was told by the clerk that because i paid a low rate on the internet, these were the rooms given.
the main motel ws empty that day. The back motel used to be another older motel called the Sandpiper. The rooms do not conform with the standard of Days Inn. It was so bad I took pictures of the dinky TV and closet. A huge armchair was blocking the closet so I removed it outside.
We booked reservations on the internet for Days Inn in Morro Bay, reservations were for July 27 and 28, 2003. When we checked in we were given a room on the back side of the motel and it was small, smelly and the bed was not a queen like we had asked for. We upgraded and were moved to a room that was nicer in the front part of the motel complex.