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Asilomar Conference Grounds

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800 Asilomar Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Kansas City, Kansas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed one night in a historical room, in the Stuck Up Cabin. It was in a wooded setting and part of a building with several rooms. The original floors, 6 windows made you feel a part of the natural setting. It was the only historic room left to rent, with a private bathroom, when I reserved it almost a... More 

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Sacramento
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The setting is fantastic, a short walk to the magnificent beach at the point of Monterey peninsula. The rooms are old, a bit small, but clean enough and we had a lovely working fireplace and a pleasant balcony. The social hall is historic and beautiful and a great place to hang out. What's annoying is the service -- there's a... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great Location just a few minutes walk from the beach. Old California style back woodsy style rooms in small scattered buildings with a couple of large rooms for dining and reception/bar. Rooms are nice enough but pretty basic and rather dark. Lunch and dinner was OK but a bit institutional and is included in the price so there is no... More 

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Calistoga, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nestled among the dunes of the Pacific Coast, Asilomar Conference Grounds was built by architect Julia Morgan, the first woman architect licensed in California. She embraced the Arts and Crafts Movement, which can be seen throughout the buildings at Asilomar. To stay there is to embrace nature. The rooms are rustic but comfortable without TV, fridge, or coffee machine. However,... More 

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San Diego, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wow, as a level 4 Tripadvisor member and reviewer, I have stayed at many, many hotels and I can honestly say that Asilomar is the saddest place I have ever stayed. I plan months ahead, know the lay of the land (no TV's, phones, etc,) and was looking forward to a "camping in a hotel room" kind of experience. As... More 

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Taina P, Manager at Asilomar Conference Grounds, responded to this review

Dear AtDogBeach, Please accept my sincere apologies that you were dissatisfied with your stay and that your experience did not meet your expectations. We have discussed your feedback with our front office team for corrective action. I’d like to apologize for working condition of your restroom. I would welcome the opportunity to speak with you further regarding your experience and... More 

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San Diego
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My Dh has stayed here several times for company-sponsored retreats, so suggested it as a stop-over during a longer family trip. I was a bit hesitant reading all the reviews, but as others have said, do your homework about what this place is/was, and which type of room and building are best. The place is rustic. The buildings are old... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the outside, the place is beautiful. It's a whole different story once you step foot your room... What a dump! The rooms havn't been upgraded in any way in what looks like 20 years. There's a musty smell to it. My wife has a sensitivity to mold and we ended up leaving early because of it. You could see... More 

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Taina P, Manager at Asilomar Conference Grounds, responded to this review

Dear Mixlp, Please accept my sincere apologies that you were dissatisfied with your stay and that your experience did not meet your expectations. We have discussed your feedback with our team for corrective action. I’d like to apologize for your guest room cleanliness. I would welcome the opportunity to speak with you further regarding your experience and our future room... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Reminded me of summer camp. Lobby nice. .room was disappointing to my husband. He pd a high price for a Motel 6 style room. No tv or phone or coffee maker. Walls very thin. Lucky for us, the couple next door didnt have much stamina both times they made thier headboard bang against wall we shared. Great location near Pacific... More 

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Salt Lake City
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Asilomar is a very lovely conference center. The architecture has an amazing story behind it and I love the fact that it was first developed by the YWCA as a place for women to gather and learn. Please know, though that it is more rustic than a traditional hotel. The rooms are very clean and each has a private bath,... More 

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Solana Beach, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved staying at this hotel when I was at a conference. It was a great choice for a conference and would love to come back. The walls between the rooms were a little thin so you could hear the people in the next room quite easily. The toilet flooded while I was staying there and I had to run to... More 

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