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176 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States of America – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.5/10! (score from 294 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Seaway Inn.
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Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
24-Hour Front Desk, Daily Housekeeping, Fax/Photocopying
Newspapers, Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private), Air Conditioning
From 3:00 PM
Until 12:00 PM
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children or adults stay free of charge when using existing beds.
All children under 2 years are charged USD 5 per night in a crib.
Extra beds are not available.
The maximum number of cribs in a room is 1.
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 294 reviews
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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 240 reviews Good
Centrally located in Santa Cruz, this inn is across from Main Beach. The inn features a barbecue courtyard area with picnic tables, an outdoor pool and guest rooms with free Wi-Fi.
Score from 273 reviews Wonderful
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 143 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 445 reviews Very good
The price, convenient location, free wifi. I'm a local and I always stay here if I need a room for some reason. I like that it's not a chain (I don't think it is anyway)
Everything was very nice inside the hotel, so don't worry about the sketchy exterior.
The hotel looks a little shabby on the outside.
I was pleasantly surprised how nice this place was. Although the room was small it was very comfortable and clean. The breakfast was good as was the dining room.
Location was close to the boardwalk and beaches...Pet friendly with a reasonable charge...Comfy bed
Parking is somewhat slim...One staff member in the office seemed slightly annoyed every time I went into the office, but other staff members were very friendly and helpful...Rooms are a little dated, but not off-putting.
Location was good. Could walk to the pier from our room. Surprisingly very quiet spot even though the rooms are right next to a main street. Bed was very comfortable.
Terrible parking. The spots to park are way too small and there isn't enough of them. Even if you are able to squeeze in, you can barely open your door far enough to get out of your vehicle.
We liked the whole place. The room is confortable, the breakfast is good and the localization is great.
Excellent price, fantastic location!
Good Views, Walking Distance to Boardwalk, Wharf and other activities, Nice Views. Great Value for the Money, LARGE SHOWER W/ 2 shower heads, but you can only use one at a time
Handicapped parking spot (there is only 1) NOT monitored nor do they care or do anything when someone is illegally parked there. I am Handicapped and brought to there attention non handicapped car was in the only handicapped spot. We were told "Yeah, that happens all the time, you can park in the overflow lot, ( which you have to walk up hill all the way back to hotel), or if you REALLY want I guess we could ask them to move but it doesn't always work" SERIOUSLY? Other than that stay was nice for the price.
Location Staff Fridge in Room Clean, Clean, Clean
Close to Wharf, Solid construction, Friendly staff, Quiet, Great shower.
Inadequate parking, Flaky TV
2nd floor facing ocean with two chairs outside the room to enjoy the view.nice breakfast area. Bed and pillows were good
Not enough room to open the cabinet fully to access the fridge and micro.space between the bed and said cabinet is tight
The location is excellent. You can walk to wharf and boardwalk without worrying to find the parking. Facility is clean but small. Staff is helpful. My room in second floor has a ocean view.
The parking is very small
walking to the beach, on west cliff dr, and pier.
Some places dogs not allowed
Vintage motel with great updates, beautiful tile bathrooms, and cheery window boxes blooming with geraniums. So cute!
Fun little joint. Very charming with a great view. I loved sitting on the porch drinking coffee in the sun each morning. Close to the boardwalk.
quite Great breakfast Friendly staff And helpful
No counter nor shelves in bathroom
Everything about this place is excellent!! Right beside the pier and beach! Free room upgrade, excellent breakfast, free parking as free wifi! Very low cost...well worth staying in this wee gem!!
there was a dog in the room next to us barking the whole day until 11:40 pm. The motel wasn't full and we called to the desk about 6:30 because we were trying to take a nap and they didnt even offer us to change to another room. It was impossible to fall asleep
Location was convenient,on West Cliff Dr. Walks along the ocean, the wharf and the beach. Whales, dolphins, otters and seals! Our room although not spacious was clean and comfortable. Staff were friendly and helpful. Great experience.
Cute place Stay on second floor to get the view A little dated, but clean
Friendly and helpful staff . Good location and great beds.
Nice rooms Free parking (Simple) breakfast included Very friendly and attentive staff
It's right by the fishermen's wharf, less than 2 min walking distance and 5 min to downtoan Pacific Ave. I used to live in the Beach Flats, so I know this area is relatively safe compared to the area closer to the Boardwalk for those with the fainter heart. The hotel is nice and clean, just be careful stepping out of the shower, cuz the shower floor is higher than the actual bathroom floor, which can catch you unexpected.
When we checked in, the front desk woman was very rude. We waited patiently until she was done helping the customers (a pair of elderly white men) in front of us and saw how she was nice and courteous to them. Yet when it came to servicing us, she was rude and short with us. Thankfully the next morning when we checked out, the other front desk woman was much more pleasant, in a normal-hotel-staff kind of way.