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Best Western Seacliff Inn

Best Western Seacliff Inn

7500 Old Dominion Court, Aptos
3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (799 reviews)
Nice hotelOne night stay. Very nice Jr.suite. Love the giant tub!
  Nov 17, 2017

$150

$150
Best Western Plus All Suites Inn

Best Western Plus All Suites Inn

500 Ocean St, Santa Cruz
2.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (1,261 reviews)
HotelNice hotel just looked like there was remodeling going on which was a turn off.
  Oct 7, 2017

$109

$109
Aqua Breeze Inn

Aqua Breeze Inn

204 Second Street, Santa Cruz
1.5 out of 5.0
3.3 out of 5 (698 reviews)
Pro: Great location, clean with friendly personel. Freshly remodeled(older building). Unique paint job makes it easy to find. cons: paper thin walls, extremely limited handicap access. Beds either too soft or too noisy. Continental breakfast is a joke (cereal and cheap coffee. ) But even with the ...
  Nov 13, 2017

$59

$59
Dream Inn Santa Cruz

Dream Inn Santa Cruz

175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz
4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (2,006 reviews)
Great resort hotel - overlooking the beachQuirky but outstanding hotel - ocean views are amazing and right next to the Santa Cruz Pier. Great outdoor pool area and lots of amenities - great for a getaway. Room was nice size and lovely balcony. Staff very nice, fresh and helpful - décor is "exotic surfer"
  Nov 17, 2017

$209

$209
Ocean Pacific Lodge

Ocean Pacific Lodge

301 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz
2.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (2,437 reviews)
Pleasant and comfortableLovely ladies to check you in, comfortable layout (and beds!) and a good value for your money. I would describe it as a glorified motel. I’m pleased with the location, too. If I’m going to be picky, I’d recommend more plush bath towels and q-tips would be nice. It’s also a bit noisy at times. I’d ...
  Nov 18, 2017

$79

$79
Coastview Inn Santa Cruz

Coastview Inn Santa Cruz

301 Beach St, Santa Cruz
2.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (1,112 reviews)
Great lacation, very nice hotelOverall very positive and enjoyable stay, staff very friendly and helpful. Hotel will be demolished and replaced over the next 12 months
  Oct 5, 2017
Surf City Inn and Suites

Surf City Inn and Suites

619 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz
2.0 out of 5.0
2.5 out of 5 (1,042 reviews)
Decent hotel with indoor poolThe gentleman that greeted us was very nice and check in was quick and easy. Unfortunately the password he gave us for internet access was invalid and there are no phones in the rooms. A couple of the plugs in the room didn't work, otherwise the room was clean and well stocked. I would stay here ...
  Nov 18, 2017

$55

$55
Torch Lite Inn

Torch Lite Inn

500 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz
2.0 out of 5.0
3.1 out of 5 (1,468 reviews)
Perfect place Location Our overall stay was excellent service everything was very good my kids enjoyed heated pool and breakfast We will come back on our next trip to Santa Cruz
  Nov 18, 2017

$55

$55
Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection

Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection

611 Ocean St, Santa Cruz
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (1,326 reviews)
Beautifully designed hotel with a polite staff. The rooms were gorgeous.
  Nov 6, 2017

$140

$140
Quality Inn Santa Cruz

Quality Inn Santa Cruz

1101 Ocean St, Santa Cruz
2.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (541 reviews)
Top notch serviceI was very impressed from check in to check out extra towels friendly service just overall a very good experience. Mr. Patel was excellent to deal with friendly and funny
  Nov 11, 2017

$70

$70
Hilton Santa Cruz - Scotts Valley

Hilton Santa Cruz - Scotts Valley

6001 La Madrona Drive, Santa Cruz
3.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (1,149 reviews)
Comfy hotel stay I’ve been wanting to stay at this hotel for awhile, we usually stay in Aptos but decided to stay here instead. I’m glad we did, staff was really friendly and beds were so comfortable!
  Nov 14, 2017

$139

$139
Comfort Inn Santa Cruz

Comfort Inn Santa Cruz

110 Plymouth St, Santa Cruz
2.5 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (804 reviews)
Nice hotel breakfastThe staff accommodated my request for early check in. Except for loud talking neighbors the room was quiet and we got a good night sleep. The free breakfast was one of the best hotel breakfasts I have had. The coffee was delicious.
  Nov 10, 2017

$80

$80
Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz - Capitola

Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz - Capitola

1255 41st Ave, Capitola
2.5 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (480 reviews)
Beautiful hotelFriendly staff and nice decor. We were here for just one night. After a long day of touring UC Santa Cruz it was nice to have a quiet, comfortable place to stay.
  Nov 19, 2017

$129

$129
Super 8 Santa Cruz/Beach Boardwalk East

Super 8 Santa Cruz/Beach Boardwalk East

338 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz
2.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (938 reviews)
Really close to boardwalk. Within a 5 minute walkThe young girl at the front desk was really helpful. The motel is a bit outdated, but it was comfortable and really close to the boardwalk and pier.
  Nov 16, 2017

$70

$70
The Islander Motel

The Islander Motel

522 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz
2.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (473 reviews)
The room was very clean and comfortable. You can easily walk to downtown from here...the only issue which I'm guessing most of the hotels on this strip have is the traffic noise from the street.
  Nov 18, 2017

$60

$60
Comfort Inn Beach/Boardwalk Area

Comfort Inn Beach/Boardwalk Area

314 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz
2.5 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (529 reviews)
Great location, just steps away from the BoardwalkEasy to find and a quick check-in, even let us go in early. Really nice guy at the counter, room was very clean and had no issues at all. Very nice free breakfast options. We didn't partake but it was way better than we've seen at other places. We were happy they let us stay parked on Sunday after ...
  Nov 8, 2017

$90

$90
Beach Street Inn and Suites

Beach Street Inn and Suites

125 Beach Street, Santa Cruz
2.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (319 reviews)
Great place to escape to.We only stayed for one night and everything was wonderful. We stayed in room 205, enjoyed the view, the room and everything about the hotel. The staff was friendly and helpful. The coffee bar was a nice touch. We will definitely stay here again next time we are in town.
  Nov 6, 2017

$149

$149
Continental Inn

Continental Inn

414 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz
2.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (1,443 reviews)
Nice place close to beach and my favorite Mexican restaurant.price was good in comparison to other hotels close by
  Nov 16, 2017

$79

$79
Quality Inn & Suites Capitola By the Sea

Quality Inn & Suites Capitola By the Sea

720 Hill Street, Capitola
2.5 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (620 reviews)
A GOOD PLACE TO STAYLots of open space, Felt like a relaxing retreat and not a hotel
  Nov 1, 2017

$89

$89
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