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Riverside Inn & Suites Santa Cruz

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Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Riverside Inn & Suites Santa Cruz

Riverside Inn & Suites Santa Cruz

2 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSanta Cruz Beach Boardwalk8 min walk
  • Popular LocationMonterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center13 min walk
  • Popular LocationSanta Cruz Wharf14 min walk
  • AirportMonterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula)52 min drive

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About this area

Santa Cruz

Located in Santa Cruz, Riverside Inn & Suites Santa Cruz is near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Monterey Bay and Capitola Beach, while Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Roaring Camp Railroads are popular area attractions. Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History and Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk - 8 min walk
  • Main Beach - 8 min walk
  • Pacific Avenue - 9 min walk
  • Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center - 13 min walk
  • Santa Cruz Wharf - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY) - 53 min drive

Restaurants

  • Saturn Café — 7 min walk
  • Asti — 8 min walk
  • Zachary's — 9 min walk
  • Beach Street Café — 9 min walk
  • Poet and Patriot Irish Pub — 9 min walk

About this property

Riverside Inn & Suites Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz motel in Westside Santa Cruz, walk to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Along with free self parking, this motel has free WiFi in public areas and a vending machine. All 25 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers, and LED TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include free local calls, hair dryers, and ironing boards.
Riverside Inn & Suites Santa Cruz offers 25 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. 42-inch LED televisions come with premium cable channels.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and complimentary toiletries. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site

Conveniences

  • No elevators
  • Vending machine

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 42-inch LED TV
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Window screens

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 5:30 AM
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Late check-in subject to availability

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 200.00 per stay
  • Destination fee: USD 4.00 per accommodation, per night. This fee does not apply to children under 1 year of age.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector

Property is also known as

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Americas Best Value Inn Boardwalk Motel
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3.4
Rating 5 - Excellent. 61 out of 281 reviews
5 - Excellent 22%
Rating 4 - Good. 92 out of 281 reviews
4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 69 out of 281 reviews
3 - Okay 25%
Rating 2 - Poor. 29 out of 281 reviews
2 - Poor 10%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 30 out of 281 reviews
1 - Terrible 11%

3.7/5

Cleanliness

3.6/5

Staff & service

3.5/5

Amenities

3.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Riverside Inn is a small complex but the staff was super friendly unit was clean, It was not noisy, beds super comfy with lots of pillows, and towels. We rented the kitchenette, just remember to bring you own utensils. It is small parking is limited however you can park and walk to the boardwalk in about 7 min. We were walking in the evening and a number of other were doing the same in the surrounding complexes, and felt safe doing so. Next trip to Santa Cruz with use Riverside inn again.
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

2/5 Poor

Disliked: Staff & service, amenities
Half of their rooms are directly located on a busy street with tons of traffic and a lot of noise. Meaning that only 3 feet between your door and a busy side street. Not safe or quiet.
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

2/5 Poor

Traveled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff was no very polite. It is a ways to walk to the boardwalk. Don't think i will be staying here again.
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with partner
Disliked: Staff & service
The location was good. Close to downtown, wharf and Boardwalk. Our final night there our neighboring room guests played loud music until 3:30 am. We called the management, but the music didn’t stop. It was terrible!
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveler, Traveled with family
Liked: Staff & service, amenities
I knew this motel wasn't anything fancy but it met our basic needs for a one-night stay with our teen daughter. We were in the 2-bedroom 1-bath suite with a dinette and it worked well. The beds were softer, which is perfect for us. We hate hard hotel beds. And while it's on a busy street, it was quiet. The staff were friendly and competent. And while the property is older (for instance chairs in the dinette set had numerous stains), the suite looked and smelled clean. We would stay there again.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021