Howard Johnson Pasadena
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The trip started out with a little drama. For all the most organised, best laid plans, there is always the chance that something will go wrong. On our way to Heathrow, passing the minicab office we quickly dismissed getting a cab to the airport, trying to start the trip off disciplined with our budget. Unfortunately, at South Ken, the tube slowed to a crawl with track problems. Unsure whether ...
... me to go on Goofy's Flying School which turned out to be a nasty roller coaster. I could hardly walk after that one.
The girls went on several rides without us as we started to get ride fatigue.
One of our favourite rides was the Soarin' Over California which was in a theatre. You rode in carriages which lifted off the ground so you felt like were hang gliding. The ride took you on an aerial tour ...
We stopped in Pasadena only for two hours on our way from Santa Barbara to Las Vegas. As we are both fans of the series "The Big Bang Theory", we wanted to check out the "Cheesecake Factory" where supposedly Penny works ;) In real life the place looks very differently. We had a piece of cheesecake ...
... Shakespeare. Must be nice!!
I was particularly interested in the architecture and the amazing rooms that would have been part of the formal rooms, dining rooms, sitting rooms, hallways and grand staircases and the furnishings and crystal chandeliers. I was joking with one of the docents saying how he and I would sit down at the formally set table for a little lunch and he said that would be fine, but it would cost $1,000,000 to rent the room. ...
... the shuttle stops at all the terminals and picks people up, they eventually get back to the rental car base. Gav despairs at the hundreds of people at the base but manages to speak to a staff member about the dilemma and they direct him to the customer service desk which only has 3 people at the counter and one in the queue (rather than the hundreds trying to collect cars!)
Gav speaks with the guy in front of him in the queue to see if he is ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility