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Jewel of a place

Part of the historic path walk, we came across Stevenson House. Interesting history to this... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2016
Holi-Ray
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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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Historic boarding house adobe

Could wonder around the house and out back, but no way to enter this. Sounds like a great... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2016
northernk
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Phoenix, Arizona
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30 Jul 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

You can make a mountain out of a mole-hill and this is the perfect example. He only lived here for 3 months. It is an uninspiring building which is open infrequently. The claim is he prepared/researched some of his better known books while here but...More

1  Thank Wanderering1
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Interesting house with information giving a biopic of Robert Louis Stevenson - who is related to me (in my family tree). Not all of house is open (upstairs closed) and did not get time to see rear garden as we opted to cover other historic...More

Thank Hull_is_great
Reviewed 22 July 2018

I title this review "Stevenson House Grounds and Garden" because this is all I have seen of the place. I have never been there when the museum is open, but look forward to going someday. The garden in back is beautifully laid out and maintained....More

Thank Phil N
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

I stayed here for the Next Generation Jazz Festival. I needed a room that was close to the festival and was comfortable and not too expensive. The Stevenson filled my needs. The room is clean. The bed is comfortable. The staff is pleasant and accommodating....More

Thank xisol
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We just wandered around this historic area, read the history and looked at the buildings. Well worth the visit. Love the original structures were saved.

1  Thank lolabwoods
Reviewed 11 August 2017

not too far from old downtown Monterey is a old barn like building that onetime served as an hotel. only one floor to visit-downstairs. the 2nd floor apartments are unsafe to walk up. supposedly Stevenson stay at one of these apartments. nobody knows for sure....More

7  Thank gbangs59
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Part of the historic path walk, we came across Stevenson House. Interesting history to this colonial style building with lovely garden to explore. All tucked away in seclusion in the old town district.

Thank Holi-Ray
Reviewed 22 June 2016

What a lovely building and gardens, in central Monterey. Beutiful gardens which even when the building is closed, one can sit, relax, walk around admiring the flora and the tranquil peace of the place. For Robert Louis Stevenson fans, this is a must see location,...More

1  Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Could wonder around the house and out back, but no way to enter this. Sounds like a great disappointment for most since they have closed off the Monterey Adobe homes except for the special holiday christmas events. Still it was nice to see. Stevenson wasn't...More

1  Thank northernk
Reviewed 29 October 2014

This jewel is opened and closed by the Park Ranger, with hours from 10-4. It was so secluded, lovely, private, and restive, I returned the following day...A bit of history that might have passed me by, if I hadn't been idly wondering by...Worth putting it...More

6  Thank Jackie H
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