BEST WESTERN PLUS Monterey Park Inn
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... was none available for miles. Eventually found a street with parking metres - and paid $2 for 2hours. We walked to the pier - but there wasn't much going on - just people fishing. Then we walked up the beach for 15 minutes, past a large lifeguard station and then started to see people cycling, and skating. Then we walked further and we got to the noise and stalls that line the paths. It was noisy, and dirty ...
Arrived severely jet lagged at 6am having only slept for 3 hours. We managed to get a shuttle to our hostel just in time for breakfast, we couldn't go to our room until 2pm so we headed out to Hollywood boulevard to see the stars. There are so many people who wed never hears of and we didn't finish either! We eventually ended up in a vintage store where Tilly got some shorts and I got a t ...
8.30am departure from the hotel for a very busy day in LA today. We headed down Wilshire Boulevard to Hollywood, taking in the various sights and buildings as we passed through a variety of different neighbourhoods, from Latino to Korean (with the largest Korean population outside Seoul apparently) to Orthodox Jewish. Old buildings and new, some particularly nice art deco ones. Once in Hollywood we hopped straight on our (rushed) Hollywood Homes tour. Our tour leader - a guy called ...
... t as good as the others, particularly the Warner Bros tour which was excellent. As an attraction it was great (apart from some dodgy acting from our host lol).
We did a few shops in Universal and then we headed back to our favourite road in LA - Hollywood Boulevard. We did some shops and I contemplated going to Universal again the following day to try and see the sets I hadn't seen and made a phone call to them (eventually learned they don't know ...
... reading and napping and then cooked a joint dinner: Roast chicken with Herbs de Provence, haricote vertes avec lardon et shallots, Mache salad with homemade dressing. Day 5 of any trip always brings a twinge of home sickness and this dinner was like a savory hug from home. 11:00 rolled around and we drank cheap ass Whiskey and watched the fireworks over the Eiffel Tower. Viva la ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility