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TravelPod Member ReviewsSpindrift Inn Monterey
This is the hotel we stayed in when we got engaged. It has an old world charm and the staff are very friendly.
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Travel Blogs from Monterey
... At the speed she goes, she must have the longest tea breaks of any guide.
We meandered round the gardens, admired the view down the hillside and the intricate carvings and tile-work of the doors and steps, before looking at the indoor pool and climbing back on the bus for the journey back down the hill to the visitors centre.
It was very hot, airless and sadly loo-less. All the rest rooms were out of order and there was a bank of portlaoos in the car park.
... people wouldn't get into that sort of stuff with Dirty Harry wearing the Mayor's chain! We found Monterey an interesting but smaller ( much smaller) version of San Francisco - Fisherman's Wharf Mk II, Cannery Row Mk II, Del Monte Ave Mk II. Given it was 4th July the next day, it was really busy. The wharf was very commercialised with tourist 'merchandise' (think May Bank Holiday at the Port and you would not ...
... to dry land around 3:30 so time to head home via Grove Market to buy marshmallows for roasting in the fire pit in our backyard. Went for a run then played in the front garden with kids and some of the neighbours came to say hello - a couple from across the road and a mum with two little girls. Ate spaghetti bolognese for dinner and toasted marshmallows in the back garden. ...
... over by palm trees. Had a very clean and colourful feeling; shops and restaurants leading up to yet another golden sand beach. By the time we arrived it was lunchtime and we stopped at a restaurant (Eladio's) where I had the most delicious tuna salad - a recipe I will recreate one day! We had a ride on a tiny electric shuttle bus to the harbour, for 50 cents, and wandered around the surf shops before making our way back to the car. We then drove up to our next destination, ...
... high quality surfers and highly amusing sea lions in warm sunshine. Emma is convinced she wants to move to there. We continued another 45 minutes this evening, around Monterey Bay, to our very comfortable lodgings and have celebrated a free upgrade to a king size room with a microwave dinner and a film, because neither of us could be bothered with anything requiring more effort. We are here for 2 nights, and are hoping to go whale watching tomorrow and ogle ...