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A Swift Escape

201 Central Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
A Swift Escape
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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san jose
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20 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

phone disconnected, domain up for grabs.please check please check please check. k?

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Berkeley, CA
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2010

My husband and I needed a place to get away and rest and talk, and this was perfect. It's got top notch B&B's - we slept so well on the wonderful mattress, and the breakfast was generous and delicious. The location can not be beat - we walked to the coast and all along the pedestrian path during the day,... More 

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Auburn, CA
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2009

My husband and I planned a 4 day trip to the Monterey area for our 20th Anniversary. We could not have chosen a better place! Joele and Bill were charming hosts at their beautiful arts and crafts home 1 block from the Monterey Bay. We felt welcome immediately. Joele is a wonderful artist who painted each of the rooms in... More 

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las vegas
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2009

This is a great escape. We returned this year because of the fabulous service, accomadations and convenience of the property. Joelle is a wonderful host and makes you feel right at home. Parking is easy, access to the beach is just 1 minute by foot. When we travel to Pacific Grove and Monterey area, this is the only place we... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2009

My husband and I are planning to travel to the Monterey area in early September. We found the website and the amazing reviews for "A Swift Escape" back in April--we totally fell in love with the place. I emailed the innkeeper so we could get our room booked and were told that September reservations were not taken until July 1st.... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2009

My husband and I have stayed at many B&B's in Pacific Grove through the years. This year we went with another couple. This place was perfect for our little getaway. There are only two rooms and they share a living room and porch. We want some place where we could enjoy some time with old friends. This was the perfect... More 

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Layton, Utah
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46 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2009

My wife and I were in Monterey and Pacific Grove for a quick stroll down memory lane, and needed a place to stay. Rather than stay at another run of the mill hotel, we decided to find a B&B and stumbled upon this one. Wow, are we ever glad we did! This property is stunning. Check-in was super easy, and... More 

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San Francisco
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2009

Once in a while you find that perfect place that you'd rather keep to yourself, but we don't want to be too selfish, so here's our favorite place to stay while exploring Monterey, Salinas, Pacific Grove, Carmel, and points south. A Swift Escape is one of those rare B & B's: totally charming, while retaining a real California feeling. Joele... More 

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moorpark, ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2008

We loved our experience at A Swift Escape. Joele and Bill were the most wonderful hosts. We felt we had enough privacy but enjoyed the time we spent with them. They gave us the name of a wonderful restaurant for dinner that was our favorite of the trip. We even had an impromtu jam session with Bill as my boyfriend... More 

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Cambria, California
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2008

We were very pleased to find this small, intimate home-based bed and breakfast run out of 1915 Victorian home with a water view and equidistant from Monterey's attractions (aquarium, Fisherman's Wharf) and Pacific Grove's charms (restaurants, museums, cutesy downtown, natural history museum etc). Joele has lived in the area forever and can answer all your questions. This is THE place... More 

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