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325 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 – Show map
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Outdoor Pool (all year), Grounds
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 10 per day.
Vending Machine (drinks), Vending Machine (snacks), Fax/Photocopying
Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Heating, Air Conditioning
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! All children under 12 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Free! One child under 2 years stays free of charge in a crib.
One older child or adult is charged USD 15 per person per night in an extra bed.
Any additional older children or adults are charged USD 10 per person per night when using existing beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
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Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
Based on 309 reviews
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Located a 2-minute walk from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, this motel has rooms equipped with free Wi-Fi and a private balcony. It serves a daily continental breakfast.
Score from 70 reviews Very good
This 100% non-smoking motel is only 3 blocks from the historic Santa Cruz Beach and Boardwalk. The motel offers a daily continental breakfast and guest rooms with free Wi-Fi.
Score from 420 reviews Very good
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is less than a 5 minute walk from this motel. Continental breakfast is offered and a seasonal swimming pool is available. Rooms feature satellite TV and free Wi-Fi.
Score from 221 reviews Good
Located a short walk from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, this California hotel features beautiful ocean views and a hot tub. Free Wi-Fi and a continental breakfast are included in all guest rooms.
Score from 177 reviews Good
Everything about the place !!!!
Easy walking distance to the boardwalk, downtown, and the wharf. Our room was comfortable and the staff was friendly.
Had to pay for parking which was limited.
proximity to pier, beach, boardwalk. Front desk staff was friendly.
ground floor room next to the pool equipment was loud.
Very good room. Excellent size with the addition of the balcony area overlooking the bay. Ideal for our needs. Clean and tidy with friendly staff.
Helpful housekeeping staff and a great location from wharf and boardwalk. Also Pacific avenue is fun.
Parking, not the best check in experience from front desk who could not provide coat hangers and seemed apathetic about getting them. Free continental breakfast was pitiful and disorganized. Too much seating in lobby and not enough food.1
Old bed coverings need to be replaced.
Location to Pier was great! easy to walk there good breakfast friendly staff free parking clean rooms
room upgrade a plus and bed was comfy
Our first room we entered had someone staying in it so we saw there underwear and stuff on the floor...
location, staff, breakfast.
the room! no dresser or closet for clothes! Iron but no board! something in the room set of my husbands asthma!
We had a great time at the bay front inn. The staff was friendly and helpful. Plus, the hotel is walking distance to the warf / beach.
The showers were very low flow. The remote for the TV was only programed to work for the satelite dish. Therefore if we wanted to turn it off or change the channel we had to get out of bed. The beds and pillows were not very comfortable to sleep on. Plus, the AC didn't seem to keep the room cold. This cause me to keep waking up sweating throughout the night.
Bay front is located about 1/4 mile from the warf and downtown & is not on the hillside so walking to most places is easy even with young kids. The room we stayed in was small but kept clean. Staff was very friendly.
Location was good and rooms were OK.
Parking was a madhouse. Hard to find a spot and hard to move around and then they charged for it besides.
Free breakfast..simple, not a huge variety but good
Walls thin. .could hear people talking outside
Location was great. Staff was pleasant. Very clean.
TV didn't seem to work. Was hard to get a channel. Although my reservation quote about 100 after taxes, there were last minute charges which was very unusual. I've never been charged extra at any place upon arrival. A bit of bait and switch. Still, I'll stay again.
All very good
$10 fee for parking which was never pointed out until paying
The guy in the front desk, Rob, was very helpful and friendly.
The staff was very friendly and the location is perfect for walking to the beach. I plan on staying here when I come back.
Everything but (see What you didn't like)
The room at the backside of the motel ... you are facing a wall when looking outside the window.
We enjoyed the close location at an awesome rate! It was Better than expected, the service is aimed to please;)
The hotel was very close to the beach. The room was small but the beds were very comfortable! The pool was warm and perfect for splashing around.
The breakfast needs more protein options. The floor in the room was sandy and gritty but its a beach vacation so I guess that's expected.
BED WAS COMFY LOCATION GOOD WAFFLES
PARKING ..WAS A MESS NOT ENOUGH BREAKFAST ITEMS ONLY ONE JUICE. IF THEY'RE SERVING DRY CEREAL THEY NEED TO BE COVERED WITH LID OR UNDER SNEEZE GUARD MORE SEATING NEEDED
Location was good, very close to the beach.
This was definitely not worth paying $700 for 3 night stay, very disappointing. I booked it thru booking.com and it was not a bad price per night, it was $590 total, but then in a tiny letters it said (which I didn't see) it did not include tax, parking fee, etc. Also at free breakfast they did not have spoons one morning and big plates the next....Even though they charge $10/night for parking, there was not enough parking spaces for all cars at all.
As stated above.
Requests for TV help and coffee cup didn't happen but there was just one person on the desk and he was dealing with a problem reservation situation. Didn't really matter re: our satisfaction.
Great location and amenities! Loved the in room keurig machines and great smelling soaps. Bed was very comfy and the tv and cable packages were good
Not enlighten parking for everyone in the lot when at capacity. One of the staff members we interacted with was very flustered and having a hard time dealing with a rush.
Free Wifi and the location close to the beach was great. Staff was helpful and friendly
Eventhough it says Complimentary Parking you still have to pay for it. Swimming-pool was not clean at all it had plastic bottle caps and other stuff floating around and on the bottom off the pool, we did not swim in it. Rooms were not clean at all, bathroom was in a very bad condition, i don't want to know what substance was on the walls and door! Outside the room it was very noisy, dirty and also not regulary cleaned. Breakfast, well there was none, how can you call this breakfast,pancakes and some cake, no plates to put your food on, so sorry we ran out ! Free bike rental, is just for one hour then you start paying for it, there are only three bikes, if they are gone...sorry we have no more bikes. The money you had to pay for it is absolutely not worth it, value for money is a big NO, a complete rip off .
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