Driftwood Motel, Monterey, California

This image shows a typical motel of the era, single story with doors opening onto the parking lot. Parking spaces were immediately in front of the room the traveler rented.

Pub. by Lee Blaisdell, Monterey, Calif.

The description states:


2362 Fremont, St., Monterey, Calif.

Located 5 minutes drive from the Monterey Peninsula, 14 new luxuriously furnished units with foam mattresses, wall to wall carpets, all tile bathroom with temperature controlled head, T. V. and Radio. Coffee shop access across the street. John and Evelyn Leonard — Owners. Phone 2-5039.

–This establishment has changed hands somewhat recently, and is now known by another name, as indicated by this street view. The structure has been updated, but is clearly the same building.

This image likely dates from the 1950s.

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