El Castell Motel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Monterey, wow what a beautiful place! After weeks of desert landscapes, the sight of the ocean, white sand and lush green golf courses everywhere was just what the doctor ordered!
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... the road meant we saw very little on the way down!
Arrived at our accommodation for the evening and checked in no problem. No hot tub so Nic was disappointed and no fridge so Jon was disappointed! ha ha Room was nice and clean, just what we need for a one night stay.
We had a look at the local map and decided to take a drive a couple of mile down the road to the harbour known as Fisherman's Wharf. Once we got there we ...
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