Nestled along the shoreline of California's famed Monterey Peninsula, Asilomar is a tranquil ocean front retreat cradled by forests and white sand beaches. Designed by acclaimed architect Julia Morgan and embracing the Arts Crafts architectural style, the Asilomar conference center harmonizes with its natural surroundings and has played host to thousands of visitors since its founding in 1913. Rich with history, scenic beauty and serenity, Asilomar is the ideal location for group meetings, corporate retreats, weddings, family reunions and vacation getaways. What began as a YWCA retreat in 1913 is now a charming ocean-side Monterey beach resort for travelers seeking respite and renewal. The California resort's secluded guest rooms and suites offer tranquility and harmony - a wonderful escape from the demands of everyday life. Asilomar is peaceful and rustic, with 313 rooms located in 30 buildings nestled along the shoreline forests and dunes. Accommodations here are truly dedicated to rest and reflection; therefore guest rooms are free of distractions such as telephones and televisions, but they do have Alarm/Clock radio.The hotel also provide free breakfast to its guests.