Oakwood At The Village Redondo Beach
Travel Blogs from Redondo Beach
... the cafe, then a hobo thought he would ask us for our coffee!! Umm... I don't think so!
We got cosy on the beach for a while to top up the tan... it was coming along pretty nicely now! The days are continuing to stay pretty hot but the sun now sets at 5pm so we only get a window of a few hours before the wind picks up and the temperature drops! After a couple of hours tanning we browsed around the shops. The town was really nice and ...
We get the metro from our hotel into downtown LA to connect with the 48 hour bus tour. We eventually find the route and hop on. It is here we realise the true size of LA and Hollywood. You really feel small. The bus crosses the highway and takes us into Hollywood. Kirsty's hair was crazy. I promised her we did pass the Hollywood sign. Bright bill boards, flashing lights and stars lining the pavements. We knew we were here. We crossed over to ...
... work itself out.
Last stop: London; Mind the Gap
Barring any unexpected debacles in the South of France, I'll be spending the last five days of my trip in my favorite city, London. I've already made arrangements to stay at my home away from home: The Citadines South Kensington. I cannot wait to get off the Tube on Gloucester Road and go straight to Berry's for worcester crisps and then for a pint of Aspails at the Stanhope Arms. Perhaps The Jam Cupboard will be serving ...
... the past year I've been bitten by the genealogy bug, researching who I am and where I came from. So, we'll be visiting family: aunts, cousins, half sisters, and the dead - cemeteries that is (google Find A Grave) to do a little in-person research. I never knew my grandparents, on either side of the family, and my parents died when I was quite young. My step-Dad, Charlie D., when I was 11 and my Mom, Frances, when I was 16. So, ...
... south rim as the views and walks available are spectacular. We also stayed overnight at the rim, and this too is the only way to go, so you can experience the sunset and sunrise over the canyon. The sunset was wonderful just outside our hotel room, next to The famous El Tovar hotel ( this is the one featured in National Lampoons Vacation, where they wouldn't cash Chevy Chase's cheque and he steels some cash from the draw leaving an IOU - see attached photo). Rose enjoyed sitting in the ...
Other places to stay in Redondo Beach
300 N Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach | 3 star hotelfrom $156
- Loved the Crowne Plaza
- Enjoyable surroundings
- Great hotel, great location
260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach | 3 star hotelfrom $179
- A decent hotel masquerading as a luxury hotel
- Very happy
- Mixed Reviews
400 North Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach | 3 star hotelfrom $215
- Excellent place to stay
- Lovely hotel
- A Third Return Visit
1850 South Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach | 2 star hotelfrom $121
- A Nice Place to Visit
- Nicest motel in the area
- Pass on this place if you have other options
1700 South Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach | 2 star hotelfrom $102
2740 Artesia Boulevard, Redondo Beach | 2 star hotelfrom $107
711 South Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach | 2 star hotelfrom $99
1935 Artesia Boulevard, Redondo Beach | Hotelfrom $70
625 South Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach | 2 star hotelfrom $93