How has this motel rated in the past?
- Refrigerator in room
- Microwave in room
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
TripAdvisor Reviews Fireside Inn Santa Cruz
Travel Blogs from Santa Cruz
... arrived at the Centre and spent a couple of hours wondering through the exhibits. I was afraid that the kids would be bored, but there were numerous hands on activities and a treasure hunt for them. There was also an antique car and a play pony, so if you know both of my children, you know they were happy! We returned to Santa Cruz in the afternoon to the Casablanca Inn. If retro chic defined the Dream Inn, funky is our word for the Casablanca. We managed to ...
"It is so choice. If you have the means, I highly recommend picking one up!"
So, we did it. We drove from SF to Monterey along Hwy 1 in a black convertible Mustang. At the end of summer, our friend Susan Sibbald-Coates said, "You can't drive the coast in a regular car. Turner, you have to get a convertible!" So, we did it. However, don't you think for a second that Turner splurged. We are talking about Turner, folks! Oh no. There was a mix up ...
... to admire the waves crashing against the rocks, the seals basking in untidy rows on the beaches, or the cormorants, pelicans or gulls crowding onto the rocks. Everywhere you looked you could see the shiny heads of seals bobbing up... and we passed the occasional clusters of sea lions on the beaches or around the base of the rocks. The noise they make are a dead give away! We didn't see Clint Eastwood, Paris HIlton, Bing Crosby, Tiger Woods or any of the other stars ...
... long high street, with a pretty out of date pier, similar to one I saw at Clacton on a school trip quite a few years back! Anyway we park up and went for a stroll. Unfortunately the weather had taken a turn for the worst and a fog descended over the town for our whole stay, so the planned beach activity was not a viable solution! Instead we toured some of the shops, when we came across a little whole in the wall fast food ...
... times just for the day. Mom and Dad would set up camp for us on the beach (by camp, I mean coolers, umbrellas, towels etc) and we would boogie board in the ocean and take breaks going up to the Boardwalk to play games or go on rides or purchase delicious/nutritious snacks like cotton candy, corn dogs & chocolate dipped ice creams.
Today was a different story, it being February the boardwalk ...