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1717 Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062 – Show map
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Outdoor Pool (seasonal)
Golf Course (within 2 miles)
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free! Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
24-Hour Front Desk, Express Check-in/Check-out, Laundry, Daily Housekeeping, Fax/Photocopying
Convenience Store (on site), Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Heating
From 2:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! Up to two children under 12 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Any additional older children or adults are charged USD 10 per person per night when using existing beds.
One older child or adult is charged USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Pets are not allowed.
Cards accepted at this property
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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 250 reviews
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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 201 reviews Good
Located next to Boardwalk Bowl, this motel is less than a 5-minute walk to Santa Cruz Boardwalk. It features free Wi-Fi and serves a daily free continental breakfast. Free parking is included.
Score from 351 reviews Good
Less than a 5 minute walk from the beach, this hotel is also less than 10 minutes from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and a 10 minute drive from University of California - Santa Cruz.
Score from 152 reviews Good
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 298 reviews Good
This place is not at all dressy but delivered way over our expectations. We had a double queen with kitchen and had tons of space.
clean and reasonably priced.
everything was fine, I was not unhappy with anything
VERY friendly staff who welcomed us when arriving late
The kitchentete is very large and makes you feel at home. The staff is very friendly and room service is prompt. The beds are very comfortable.
There isn't good air circulation inside the room which can make it very hot. The sink was clogged and squirted out brown water when I first turned it on. The water pressure in the shower was very low.
Clean Decent price
Outdated furnishing No air-con Had kitchenette but no pots/pans/silverware
Large room with an added dining room and full kitchen. Friendly staff and just a couple of miles from both the Boardwalk and downtown.
Accommodating, friendly and clean! For the price, I got an unbelievable deal!
Quiet Laundry facilities, Walgreens nearby
Wish the kitchen had cooking equipment and plates, cutlery etc....
reception was helpful, room was OK
Large room with an adjacent living area
A bit old and tired
Nice, clean, friendly, always accomodating
nothing at all. or maybe the pool. thats it.
Everything especially the owner. plug are broken, tv is barely even working. and owner is so mean!!!!
I needed a place to stay while I checked out some schools in northern California but had limited resources. It was great. The staff was friendly but not overbearing. It was located within a mile or so from lots of stores. Close enough to the beach and to the campus.
I did not like how misleading the comments on the review site were. The place was clean, quiet, and definitely worth more than I paid.
the kitchen and dining is separate from the bedroom (:
Danny was an excellent host. He made us feel very welcome and comfortable. We will be coming back in September for another visit!
Kitchenette and closet were good sized
Dirty floors, lamps at bedside didn't work and their cords were split and duct taped, absolutely no kitchen amenities, no air conditioning, old cafeteria table and chairs, everything seemed cheap and dirty
The shower worked pretty well. Beds seemed clean
Room was run down; carpet did not look clean; kitchen was not very nice; freezer had no ice; could not easily find ice on premises
- My car was right outside so I could hear if someone broke into it, which was a real concern.
- The toilet ran - No air conditioner. And a single female traveler I didn't feel safe leaving the windows open all night. - Wifi did not work hardly at all - Extremely dated - Could hear everything in the room next door. - Way over priced. Granted it was the high season, but over $200 with tax for this dump is ridiculous.
Very friendly owner
Flat pillows, rooms could use an upgrade
Cleanliness, Possibility to cook, decent position
The builing, furniture, kitchen is outdated, price is simply exagerated for a facility of that level
It was crazy expensive for its condition and amenities. Will never stay there again.
Room was very comfortable. Staff responded to problems immediately (our shower wasn't working well - they replaced the showerhead in 10 minutes). Quiet rooms for a motel.
Wifi was hit-or-miss - sometimes it worked, sometimes not.
We were upgraded to a room with a full kitchen. The bed was very comfortable and it was very quiet !!!
It was all good
Clean, helpful front desk, comfy, free kitchen upgrade, privacy, central location, plenty of parking.
WiFi signal was weak, Kitchen was a little run down, AC didn't work but it was cool out at night.
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