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Pismo Lighthouse Suites
Pismo Lighthouse Suites
3.0 out of 5.0 2411 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA
Free Cancellation
4.6/5 (1802 reviews)

Beautiful 😀 very nice room and view.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020
Oxford Suites Pismo Beach
Oxford Suites Pismo Beach
2.5 out of 5.0 651 Five Cities Dr, Pismo Beach, CA
Free Cancellation
4.3/5 (3653 reviews)

Every thing was good clean,and smoke free.............

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020
SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel
SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel
3.5 out of 5.0 2241 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA
4.4/5 (2213 reviews)

I took my family for my son's birthday and it was nothing but a dream. The hotel is very nice for family as well as fun for adults. The staff is very nice and helpful needless to say. Breakfast in the morning, pool in the afternoon, and beach view at sunset. It was absolutely breathtaking. We have ...

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020
Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
4.0 out of 5.0 1122 Highway 41, Fish Camp, CA
4.3/5 (2032 reviews)

This was a very cute lodge with an appropriate theme. We loved the outdoor fireplaces

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2020
Rush Creek Lodge at Yosemite
Rush Creek Lodge at Yosemite
3.5 out of 5.0 34001 Highway 120, 23 miles east of Groveland, Groveland, CA
4.6/5 (918 reviews)

The location just a few miles outside of the entry gate to Yosemite Nat. Park is great! The hotel is only a few years old and very nicely done in a modern style. It's quite a large place! Their restaurant/bar burger and soup was delicious! parking no problem, elevator. The heating/cooling system ...

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2020
Monterey Tides
Monterey Tides
3.5 out of 5.0 2600 Sand Dunes Dr, Monterey, CA
Free Cancellation
3.8/5 (3450 reviews)

We liked the close proximity to the beach and easy drive to town. We expected better from the restaurant, they were severely under staffed at prime dinner time, it took us 25 minutes to even get a drink. Server stated to us he was the only one on, I told him he needed to involve management to help ...

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2020
Best Western Plus Yosemite Gateway Inn
Best Western Plus Yosemite Gateway Inn
2.5 out of 5.0 40530 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA
Free Cancellation
4.3/5 (2449 reviews)

This hotel is located 30min from Yosemite in the city of Oakhurst. It’s location is perfect bc there is restaurants, casino, etc. The hotel is really nice and makes you feel like it’s a cabin. I highly recommend.

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2020
Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa
Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa
4.5 out of 5.0 1 Old Golf Course Rd, Monterey, CA
Free Cancellation
4.0/5 (6331 reviews)

Property is well maintained and I loved the room with a balcony looking to the golf course

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2020
Embassy Suites by Hilton San Luis Obispo
Embassy Suites by Hilton San Luis Obispo
3.5 out of 5.0 333 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo, CA
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (1994 reviews)

So nice and the happy hour and breakfast are legit.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2020
Evergreen Lodge Yosemite
Evergreen Lodge Yosemite
3.5 out of 5.0 33160 Evergreen Rd, 30 miles east of Groveland, Groveland, CA
4.5/5 (1075 reviews)

Great place to get away from it all. The hot tub was dark at night - float in the salt water and gaze at the stars. Really dosen't get better than that! They have all the comforts of home plus all the comforts of a lodge and then some. Beautiful, cozy, fun stuff to do. Highly recommend!

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2020
The Village Lodge
The Village Lodge
3.5 out of 5.0 1111 Forest Trail, Mammoth Lakes, CA
4.4/5 (1850 reviews)

When we arrived we we're given an upgrade to a two bedroom. It was great to get to the gondola ride to the resort and back for lunch. I was expecting an indoor spa, but my son enjoyed the outdoor one.

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2019
Yosemite View Lodge
Yosemite View Lodge
2.5 out of 5.0 11136 Highway 140, El Portal, CA
3.9/5 (6943 reviews)

Comfy bed. Excellent setting and access to Yosemite park .

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2020
Montecito Sequoia Lodge
Montecito Sequoia Lodge
2.5 out of 5.0 63410 General's Hwy, Kings Canyon National Park, CA
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (670 reviews)

No comments: just very good place with great accommodations and family friendly

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2019
Embassy Suites Monterey Bay
Embassy Suites Monterey Bay
3.5 out of 5.0 1441 Canyon Del Rey Blvd, Seaside, CA
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (1804 reviews)

Staff is very friendly. Enjoyed the evening reception and the morning breakfast options. Breakfast for a family of 5 saved us time and money not having to go out for breakfast. Rooms are nice and very clean. The shower took a long time to heat up on the 12th floor. We had to run the tub to get hot ...

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2020
Asilomar Conference Grounds
Asilomar Conference Grounds
2.0 out of 5.0 800 Asilomar Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA
3.7/5 (1205 reviews)

A retreat from the world, designed by a cutting-edge female architect, who blended structures into the landscape.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2020
Rio Sands Hotel
Rio Sands Hotel
2.0 out of 5.0 116 Aptos Beach Drive, Aptos, CA
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (1132 reviews)

Staff was personable and accommodating. Room well appointed, clean and comfortable. Would stay again.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020
University Plaza Waterfront Hotel
University Plaza Waterfront Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0 110 W Fremont St, Stockton, CA
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (2545 reviews)

I like that when you ask for help they get right to it

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2020
Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino
Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino
3.5 out of 5.0 711 Lucky Ln, Coarsegold, CA
Free Cancellation
4.0/5 (1538 reviews)

Slots are tight. The tribe is all about making the $$$

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020
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