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516 Water Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States of America – Show map
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Golf Course (within 2 miles)
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Vending Machine (drinks), Vending Machine (snacks), 24-Hour Front Desk, Business Center, Fax/Photocopying
Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private), Air Conditioning
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Until 11:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Up to two children under 13 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
One child under 2 years stays free of charge in a crib.
One older child or adult is charged USD 20 per night when using existing beds.
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 not allowed.
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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.
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The Ocean Gate Inn is ideally located in the heart of Santa Cruz. This hotel is just a short walk from the Santa Cruz Beach and Boardwalk, as well as downtown shops and restaurants.
Score from 137 reviews Review score
Only a 2-minute drive from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, this California hotel features an outdoor pool, serves a daily continental breakfast and has rooms with free Wi-Fi.
Score from 361 reviews Good
This Santa Cruz motel is within a 7-minute walk of the Santa Cruz Beach and Boardwalk. The motel offers an on-site 24-hour manager and rooms with free Wi-Fi.
Score from 280 reviews 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 280 reviews Good
From desk lady a little rude. Room smelled of bleach. Some shady people there, wouldn't doubt prostitution or drugs in hotel.
Like: location. I was there to fish and it was only 10min from harbor.
The facilities were less than desirable. Our room was marginally cleaned (hair in sinks and shower), the walls were badly marked-up, needing a paint job, the beds and pillows were uncomfortable, and the two chairs in the room to add extra seating other than the beds were so dirty we wouldn't sit on them.
The two people behind the desk were nice.
Bathroom floor was dirty, housekeeping staff had their children running in and out of rooms while cleaning and breaking the flowers off camelia bushes - leaving a mess all over pk lot and sidewalks - 2 queen beds but only one coffee packet and condiment packet.
Location was convenient
The very high fees for smoking rooms, I had to make my own bed and I was never brought different bath towels. And the pool is very un appealing.
we did not like the room. It was dirty
we did not like nothing about the room it was awful
Loud tenets below us
Convience to areas of interest.
TV had poor picture quality. the room didn't live up to the ad.
Clean but tired decor. Host on arrival was friendly and welcoming.
No hot tub. when I walked in the bathroom when we first got there, the roll was almost all used up, that's disgusting! Marks on the wall. 2 of the lights didn't work when I went in.
The comfort of the bed and pillows and the pool. The guy at front with long hair, he was really nice. All the other people including the maids were horrible.
Super friendly staff! My room was clean, the pool was clean, our beds were comfy & their free breakfast was awesome! Waffles, eggs, yogurt, juice, coffee etc. This is not a fancy luxurious hotel but for my family with 4 young kids its perfect. We'll definitely stay here again.
I liked the location, cleanliness, and the staff.
Room was not ready at check in time, 3:00 PM.
Dirty walls, Lights fixtures Room was not clean properly - there were items on floor from previous guest Strong smell of bleach
Towards the end of our stay.. We had no electricity. Luckily it happened towards the very end but it was still an inconvenience.
I liked our room in general and the location.
The swimming pool doesn't look like the picture . . . is green and very unpleasant to view.
Customer Service is great, the room is very clean and the bed is very confortable.
Didn't have a machine with water.
The place was clean and comfortable, with new furnishing and a comfortable bed. And the price was very reasonable.
The pool was green. The rooms were soooooo dirty... Never again will I stay here.
They charged my debit card an additonal $100 upon check-in, stating it was "policy" even though this was not indicated in the Booking.com rsvn. I have to wait several days for my refund. The pictures are misleading--the pool was green with alga and looked really bad. It may be off season but either clean or cover the pool. Floors in our upstairs room felt very thin, noisy as we walked. I can only imagine how bad it is on ground floor. A few questionable people in the area but this is Santa Cruz--plenty of drifters. Overall our stay was fine.
This is a motel with fresh paint and Ramada signage. The rooms and parking are far from the street so it's quiet and feels safe. For $80 a night in January I wasn't expecting fancy, just clean. The rooms are updated, beds very comfortable. No smells of old smoke. Breakfast was minimal ( cold cereal, toast, yogurt, bananas, hard boiled eggs) room is very small. We decided to walk 10 minutes down Water Street to Petes Coffee and Noah's Bagels. The best thing about this motel is the proximity to the shops & restaurants on Front and Pacific St. Just a short drive to Santa Cruz Boardwalk and UCSC, and far enough from freeway to feel safe.
The management was in over his head and it took about a half hour to check in. People were complaining about there not being enough hot water, and the tv went out. Breakfast was a disaster area.
It was in a convenient location. The rooms were clean.
The WiFi connection was weak
It's was An ok facility . I liked how they weren't nosie..
Not to crowded but the manager booked some loud people next to us. Did not sleep. Hot water slow. No clock working. TV was wide screen but just old analog picture mainly shop channels.
Room was clean and bed good. Clean shower.
No hassle, accesibility, reasonable price
No soap in the room Ants running around in the bathroom Only two large towels in the bathroom paid too much
Bed was comfortable Close to shops
Rooms and bathroom were small. At the time we went to have breakfast there was hardly anything. Only Waffles. They did not even have bread to make a toast and no milk, yogurts, basically nothing. Rooms very small would not stay here again.
Can't think of anything bad to say really enjoyed my stay
It was quiet and clean and the maids were real helpful
The room is small. As matter of fact, it is nothing more than a small mortal. For $110 a night or $125 include tax on 11/1, it is very limited.
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