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Rick's Roadwarrior Guide: The Queen Mary

An August 2006 trip to Long Beach by rickhowe

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Quote: I was at a conference on the Queen Mary and stayed in the Churchill Suite.

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Queen Mary Hotel Photo, Long Beach, California
I stayed on the Queen Mary recently while attending a conference on-board.The Queen Mary is a Titanic-era liner that was decommissioned in the 1960s, brought into Long Beach as a tourist attraction. The Walt Disney Company tried operating it for awhile, but was unable to turn a profit. Now it is owned and operated by the City of Long Beach.I was scheduled to stay in a standard room, but when I got there it had not yet been cleaned (despite the assurances of the front desk staff). Dirty sheets, towels and trash everywhere, and dirty diapers in the bathroom. It was the dirty diapers that did me in.I called the front desk, and a guy came running down the hall and took m...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on August 12, 2006

Queen Mary Hotel
1126 Queen's Highway
Long Beach, California 90802
(562) 435-3511