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Asilomar Conference Grounds

2.0 of 5 Resort   |   800 Asilomar Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

*** Key caveat: I stayed at Asilomar during a heat wave that transformed the beach into a tropical destination. Freely admitting this is not a common outcome. *** I wasn't expecting much. It was <$200 on an October weekend and I was going to a wedding in Pebble Beach ... This place was cheaper than the local motels, so I... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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113 reviews 113 reviews
29 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have always wanted to stay at Asilomar. I lived in Monterey for a few months and spent a lot of time as a "local" hanging out at the State Beach and the Lodge by the fire. Now that I live elsewhere and I was touring on our motorcycle up and down the coast of California, I suggested we wind... More

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Merced, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is not clean...I brought a box of chocolates, the next morning found ants, so gross!!! Don't bring food to the room!!! Don't bring food to the room!!! Don't bring food to the room!!! Don't bring food to the room!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights at the Asilomar Conference Center. It had a great location right next to the ocean. Having said that, it lacked in other areas travelers come to expect in a hotel. It was not very clean. The bathroom had a terrible odor and was outdated and shabby with blaring lights. The carpet in the room was stained... More

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Sacramento, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Previous as tardivezoar. Have stayed here five or six times. Nice for families but watch out for meetings that cater to unhappy people. They will ruin your stay. Left my quilt there housekeeping found it and returned by mail. They were outstanding!!!

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Burlington, Vermont
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103 reviews 103 reviews
38 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first visited Asilomar in the late 1970s for a meditation retreat. I just visited again with my spouse in September 2014! Before my second visit, I remembered the retreat as blissful, not just for the yoga and meditation, but also for the beautiful location, set among the Monterey Pines and California Live Oaks, and just a short walk to... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

If you are expecting anything more than summer camp you may want to keep looking. Yes the ocean is across the road with beautiful white sand and surfers and yes, the grounds appear to be environmentally cared for however is it to save water that the bathroom taps dribble instead of actually run? Cleanliness of our room was suspect at... More

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Cebu, Philippines
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The place is big and near to the beach. I saw wild life especially deers and large squirrels in the area. Blue jays and native plants thrive in seafront front where travellers can stroll using the pathways. Idyllic, scenic and rustic, i would recommend the place for organizational meeting conferences since the place can hold many visitors. Its also ideal... More

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Palo Alto, California
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

On Friday before the Labor Day weekend, we thought of going out of town for the weekend. I was lucky when my query turned two rooms that I could book. I believe it was cancellation, which is offered 24 hours of the arrival. Asilomar, in recent years, is remodeled -- indoors and outdoors. The staff were friendly and courteous. Our... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Where else in California can you stay this close to the beach without paying through the nose? My husband and I have stayed here three times within the last 18 months and we've really enjoyed our stay. We live in the San Francisco Bay Area so this place is an ideal getaway spot less than two hours away. This place... 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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Also Known As:
Asilomar Conference Grounds Hotel Pacific Grove
Asilomar Conference Grounds Pacific Grove
Asilomar Conference Center
Asilomar Hotel

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