Super 8 Central Point-Medford
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Arrived at Ashland just after lunchtime.
First task of the day was to find somewhere to stay - our preferred place The Peerless Hotel had two slight issues - one they had a wedding taking place which meant limited options to stay and two - they didn't take small children - so that ruled them out. Triply compounded by the fact that their restaurant was closed on Sunday nights..
Whilst we sat in the cool multi-storey car park we rang round a few ...
... paper thin - so we were woken up by the kids above screaming and running around at 5am, the breakfast room was so small there wasn't any room (nor any food left) and the room had a funny smell (and it wasn't me or Francesca's feet this time!)
Julie dutifully complained and got a nice discount on the room rate ...
... Active Picnic capital of the world People make out ALL the time EVERYWHERE Smokers Very dirty areas Gross birds flying in people's faces •••••R 26;•••••& #8226;•Switzerland••& #8226;••••̶ 6;••••• 8226; Dress code = legit Alp hiking gear Friendly All English speaking Lots of German ...
... Check out the photo.
We drove across the edge of the city and took the long ride over the Bay Bridge into Oakland. We got a glimpse of Alcatraz from the bridge. And we saw a very busy working harbor with cranes everywhere and ships and shipping containers of many colors. Some of the cranes looked as if they were big enough to actually life the ships right out of the water, and perhaps they were. After passing through Berkley we crossed ...
... curve (one stretch is 75 kms long, dead straight), is largely lacking in interesting geographic features and has big gaps between the towns along its route. We had planned on dropping in to say hello to Poppy, one of my nieces who lives and works just outside Sacramento and also to perhaps stay a night or two with Christian, an old overlanding friend now living near Lake Tahoe whom we had first met and travelled in company with in Kenya, Sudan and Egypt during our Cape to Cape trip ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center