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“disappointing”

Sunset Magazine Headquarters and Gardens
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Gold Coast
Level 2 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“disappointing”
Reviewed 23 December 2010

Although we had emailed from Australia a few weeks before our departure (Sept.2010)to ask if we could visit Sunset HQ( particularly the gardens) & received an affirmative reply, yet on arrival (we were the only visitors) the receptionist was curt, pointed to a small map on the counter....and that was our total reception & information. I did not expect to be guided around the property, but a few pleasant words and a little information would have helped make the visit a pleasant experience. Our walk around the garden lasted possibly 7 minutes and we left - a long way to travel for little.
I had visited Sunset HQ many times in the past, when run by the Lane family and was always impressed with the standard of reception, gardens etc - I guess things change with new management.

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English first
San Leandro
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“A little disapointed this year......”
Reviewed 7 June 2010

We got there around 2:00 and 2 of the beer stands were already out of beer. By 4:00 all but one were out of beer. The sausage and beer stand was not there this year. It was fun, but just didn't seem like there were as many good "freebee" finds. Oh, and no free subscription to Sunset magazine this year:( and the price went up to $16 this year. I give it between 2 and 3 stars this year. Last year between 3 and 4.

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1 Thank sstephanie
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san mateo, ca
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“a hidden jewel”
Reviewed 25 February 2009

It's not very big, but comes directly from a magazine cover. very nice, cute, and well maintained. the staff is very friendly.

a hidden jewel, worth stopping by. but won't take more than 20 mins to visit.

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