Howard Johnson Inn University
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As far as Houston the country was flat. At times the train would crawl along as though it was headed for Mandalay, then it would speed up and pass the cars on the highway. We reached San Antonio at 2 am, but were able to take advantage of a long layover to keep sleeping on the train, or trying to, until 4:30. It was just a 15-minute walk to the Red …
... TV » and « Mama, I wish we were at the Venetian » . We have decided to call our motorhome, "Belaggio".
This morning, before we left, we stocked for milk and water from the Walmart without having to drive anywhere. How is this for convenience ! Also, since John planned the trip, we are well equipped with hi-fi in the motorhome. Fantastic. I can do skype !
Once we got out of the parking, it all became ...
... my mistake for staying at the Hotel Monte Vista. I'll take a two star hotel over this bs any day. Stiff mattress, tiny ineffective AC, a bathroom that yells at me for mistakenly being too big at 6'4"...and the music that doesn't stop till 1 in the morning...hopefully. Anyone that wrote a positive review on this hotel was either too high/drunk to notice the bass and drums outside their window or was lucky enough to get a room on the street side of the ...
... the Yavapai Lodge.
The check-in process was surprisingly efficient, and we were off in no time to our motel-like-lodge, a series of about 10 rooms per building. Utilitarian as a US motel room gets, we have two double beds, brick walls painted white, a military-style bathroom, walls so thin that I know our neighbors WAY too well, and a flat-screen TV. Americans know what’s important.
My last remaining duty at UpSpring is ...
... altitude and a completely different landscape of pondorous pines and mountains, not the hot, dry desert you would think. In all it has this great energy throughout the downtown that is great to absorb. I headed out with a group from the hostel to the home of towering red rocks, Sedona. We visited one of the Arizona's state parks and hiked up to the top of a hill to enjoy spectacular views of the area and swam in a creek that had the picturesque Cathedral Rock ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed