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Motel Santa Cruz

Motel Santa Cruz

370 Ocean Drive, Santa Cruz
1.5 out of 5.0
1.7 out of 5 (493 reviews)
It was pretty close to the boardwalkWe came for October and stayed one night. Not too bad for the price.
  Oct 11, 2017

$79

$79
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One Star Hotel Guide in Santa Cruz

Need an inexpensive and centrally located spot to hang your hat? Expedia has the right place for you. Book your trip at one of the 1 star hotels in Santa Cruz, California with us. Known for providing clean, comfortable, and quiet accommodations to budget-conscious travelers, the best 1 star economy hotels in Santa Cruz combine wallet-friendly rates and discounts with top quality service.

Plus, many road-trippers who stay at Santa Cruz hotels with 1 star find the locations ideal; depending on which property you choose, you could be near the most well-connected freeways and main streets, so you can hit the road early in the morning without having to navigate the central districts of an unfamiliar area.

Whether you’re staying for a night or settling in for several days, scoring a cheap deal at the local one star hotels is an unbeatable way to get out of town without breaking the bank. Let Expedia put you up.

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