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Asilomar Conference Grounds

2.0 of 5 Resort   |   800 Asilomar Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
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Ranked #10 of 17 Hotels in Pacific Grove
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    3 of 5 stars
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Pleasanton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My girlfriends and I wanted a get away in Pacific Grove, but didn't want to spend a great amount, so we booked a historic room at Asilomar. This place is beautiful with old charm. The location near the beach, shopping, attractions, and restaurants is perfect. We had 3 twin beds and plenty of room. We will come back!

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is my 3rd trip to this conference center as a private guest during the Christmas holidays (Been there many times as part of a conference.) Stayed in the historic, rustic rooms designed by Julia Morgan in the 1920s. Lovely new beds in smallish rooms,but the downstairs 'sitting room' has its own comfy seating area and large fireplace that staff... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place has quite a history such as hosting the famous 1975 conference on recombinant DNA. The location can hardly be more beautiful behind the dunes of Asilomar State Park with the conifer flavored air and deer running wild on the grounds. The housing is rustic and have a summer camp feeling to it. The service was very good, while... More 

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East Bay, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The gorgeous grounds and historic buildings of Julia Morgan's Asilomar Conference Center have been a part of our family history, albeit a scattered history, for decades. Alas, our last return, with 20-something kids in tow, during Christmas "dead week," was a shadow of its former glory. First the good -- no great! -- stuff. Location. Location. Location. It's right out... More 

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Danville, Ca
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These historic accommodations on the attractive conference grounds are just lovely to look at, but some of the rooms are showing their age. We had no problems with our room, but another guest a few doors away had a problem with their toilet that required attention in the middle of the night. Our room was small and the bathroom tiny.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this place. In a region of pretentious b&bs and overpriced luxury resorts, it fits right into the real character of the region... Zen, quiet, simple, woodsy. Just don't expect luxury. Rooms are rustic and simple and you will see deer on the balcony. If you want quiet ensure to say so as there are often large groups. No... More 

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Alameda, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived the first night and the bathroom in our room was yucky, mildew in the shower. When we complained in the morning, they moved us promptly into a much better room with a better view and separate beds for the two kids. (They moved us from "two queens" to "a queen and three singles.") The staff were uniformly friendly... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We request a quiet and a nice room for one night We were so excited to be Oman Historic Room It was a huge mistake ..' no We were just above the community room Guest were very loud and noisy until 11.45 pm..!! The wake up was at 6.00 am by some non respectful guest What a place ..!! This... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Peaceful, beautiful campus is a wonderful alternative to a hotel stay. Julia Morgan fans will enjoy seeing her work in several of the original buildings. It’s affordable too. But be prepared for rather spartan accommodations, particularly in the “historic” rooms. And do yourself a favor by avoiding the Crocker Dining Hall. It will take you back to your days at... More 

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San Diego, California
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The check-in was absurdly slow and inefficient--the worst I've ever seen, anywhere in the world. When the number of guests waiting in line dropped below ten, one of the clerks took a break. Our room was spartan and the walls were paper-thin. Happily, our neighbors were thoughtfully quiet. The shower fixture leaked, unrepaired despite the disastrous drought in California. None... More 

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Address: 800 Asilomar Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Pacific Grove
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Asilomar Conference Grounds 2*
Number of rooms: 312
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Asilomar Conference Grounds Pacific Grove
Asilomar Conference Center
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