Favorite Lodgings

Here and there, I stay  in lodgings I fall in love with.  The purpose of this blog is to pass along a word or two about those places. Here is my list. 

The Inn at Mavericks  (Half Moon Bay) 

The Inn at Mavericks is just three blocks from Pillar Point Harbor in Half Moon Bay. I wondered as I rounded the bend onto Princeton Avenue if it might be a bit rustic because two streets away sit warehouses, repair shops, and storage yards. I pulled into the inn’s parking area, surprised to find a charming, blue apartment-like building. At the office door, I found an envelope in the mailbox with a contract and directions telling me the key would be on “a hook next to the door of the suite named Montara on the second floor. Read more:


Kon Tiki Inn (Pismo Beach)

Dolphins actually romped close to the water’s edge, some 30 of them the days we were there. Gulls swooped down into the surf for an afternoon snack, and of course children squealed as the hopped over tiny shore waves and dug holes into the sand—all of this was on view as we lazed in the chairs on our second-story balcony at the Kon Tiki Inn.  Read more: