Super 8 Escondido
Travel Blogs from Escondido
Feeling a little brighter than the previous day, we all bounced down to the reception of our hotel to take advantage of the free continental breakfast on offer. The only problem was that we were sharing the hotel with a Mexican school boys soccer team and their respective families which meant that there was a shortage of seating and food. This didn …
Having woke up with a little bit of a hangover from our escapades the previous evening, I decided to delay our 300 mile journey west into Southern California until our check out time. Eventually though I couldn't put off our departure no more so we spent one final dollar on the bandits and hit the road.
The first part of our journey was …
... were really tacky whilst others seemed to be just whatever was available to fill the space. It was an ok way to spend a few hours but don’t expect to get a lot from it.
On to Coronado which is basically a peninsula in San Diego bay and yet another US Navy base. As you’ve already guessed, the navy is big in San Diego. Coronado was lovely, very posh and lots of fantastic houses but at $3.4m for even the most modest of ones, I don’t think we’ll ...
... for obvious reasons, so coming across two at the same time is a very special day! We got "upgraded" to the 4-bed dorm room for the price of the 8-bed but later we discovered THAT was the room they were busy DIY-ing.
So we got settled, explored the USS Midway museum at the pier, returned, had a shower and explored the so-called hostel. The only other soul we came across (twice!) was a middle-aged lady. Twice she bummed a cigarette and twice I told her I ...
... Asante, thank you for joining us today".. maybe its cause i'm such a pro eh?
It was a gorgeous day - waheyy - so Ellen and i sat out and had lunch while working on our tan... which is non-existent as we are both as pale as they come! I had Nachos though, and it came with chilli sauce, almost chilli con carne actually.. i know i was confused also. And my mouth wanted to cry because of the heat! Apparently it had no spice at all... i beg to differ!!
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking