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Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz-Capitola

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1255 41st Avenue, Capitola, CA 95010
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Loma Linda, California
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I arrived in Capitola from Stockton on a Tuesday, around 4:30 pm. If you want to drive into SantaCruz/Capitola avoid 3-6pm arrival or departure, because traffic on the 17 is worse than the 5 in L.A. At rush hour! Capitola is a hidden jewel on the Pacific Ocean, located next to Santa Cruz, with the most beautiful... More 

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Derek G, Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz-Capitola, responded to this review

Dear HipHopChef8 We are very happy to hear that the discovery of Capitola and our beautiful Fairfield Inn and Suites was a wonderful experience. As autumn nears, we all look forwards to our "Secret Summer" and hope that you will get the chance to enjoy it with us as well. Thank you for Choosing Marriott. Sincerely Derek Grell General Manager More 

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36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a loyal Marriott Rewards Member, so I seek out Marriott properties whenever I travel for work. This hotel was the closest to my meeting location, about 20 minutes away (Watsonville). The hotel was clean and comfortable. The staff was friendly. The parking is underground in a garage, which you have access to once you check in to the... More 

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Derek G, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz-Capitola, responded to this review

We thank you for Staying with us for your business needs in our area. We are very proud to represent Marriott with our beautiful hotel and hope that your travels will bring you back to us again. Sincerely Derek Grell General Manager More 

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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After you check in you will be directed to the underground parking. Your room key card opens the gate to enter. The elevator there will take you to your floor. Rooms are a good size with a nice sitting area. Fridge, microwave, coffee maker and 2 TVs. Beds are comfortable, AC is quiet and rooms are very clean. You will... More 

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Derek G, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz-Capitola, responded to this review

Dear themathgod, My staff and I are all very pleased that you had a great stay with us and found our Fairfield Inn All Suites to be a safe and well located property. Please come back to enjoy yourself and Capitola again soon. Sincerely yours Derek Grell General Manager More 

Los Angeles, California
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71 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for a few days while driving from LA to Portland. I wanted to stay somewhere low key but near Santa Cruz. This was perfect! The staff was so kind. You have everything you need near you. The room was a very good size and clean. I would definitely stay here again.

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Derek G, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz-Capitola, responded to this review

Dear Nikki K, Thank you for staying with us on your long drive up the west coast. I am very happy to hear that your visit was memorable enough to share your experience. Perhaps you might visit us again on the return trip home. Thank you for being our guest. With hospitality Derek Grell General Manager More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went from San Diego to San Francisco and this was our favorite stay! The expensive downtown hotel in San Fran had nothing on this Fairfield. Wonderful room- clean, comfy bed, sitting area with couch, 2 TVs, fridge, microwave, chair, lots of nice touches. We should have stayed an extra night! I highly recommend this one.

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Derek G, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz-Capitola, responded to this review

Dear Wendie G, Our goal has always been to provide a cleaner, nicer stay experience than the full service Marriott properties because we know we have such a unique property. With great pride my team and I all say Thank you please come back again! Sincerely Derek Grell General Manager More 

Benicia,CA
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78 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had junior suites and they fit us perfectly. 2 queen beds and a sleep sofa. Plenty of room on the side street side with small balcony on First floor. Perfect location to gym and pool. We had a Thule on our car so did not fit in underground parking. 7'6" max but door says 8'2 inside is not. Breakfast... More 

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Derek G, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz-Capitola, responded to this review

Dear Candice S, We thank you for your review and are always pleased to hear that our rooms and services lived up to your expectations. You will always have a clean,friendly and dependable location to enjoy whenever you choose to return. Sincerely yours Derek Grell General Manager More 

San Francisco, California
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63 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What I liked about this hotel: the room was spacious and clean. It had a mini-fridge, microwave, and a desk with a chair that was actually adjustable. It was convenient to Santa Cruz without actually being in the throngs of tourism. The mattress on the bed was *awesome.* I might buy one. The temperature control unit worked perfectly (never take... More 

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Derek G, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz-Capitola, responded to this review

Dear Jen335 I am very happy that you enjoyed one of our rooms on a busy weekend without any issues. As a hotel that will soon be 4 years old, we do our very best to place our guest in locations that suit their needs. We hope to see you again. With Hospitality Derek Grell General Manager More 

Rancho Murieta, California
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed on a Sunday and Monday night with our two kids. This hotel is within minutes to the Santa Cruz Boardwalk, Capitola Beach, and nearby restaurants. We enjoyed the free morning breakfasts and the heated pool at night. A great and clean place for the family! We will definitely book this hotel on our next trip to Santa Cruz.

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Derek G, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz-Capitola, responded to this review

Dear Steve A, Thank you for the great review. Our entire team will continue to keep this hotel clean and fresh for your next visits. Have a great summer! Sincerely Derek Grell General Manager More 

Guerneville, California, Usa
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135 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

first impression when we walked into the very clean smelling room was great. It was a comfortable room with new fresh decor. Comfortable sitting area, good little work desk and comfy bed. We had the king suite room 303. With in a few min we realized there was a loud rhythmic humming from the ceiling. It sounded like a fan... More 

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Derek G, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz-Capitola, responded to this review

Dear KerryD1969 I wanted to thank you for your being our guest, for your review and your honesty. All large buildings have fans and machinery on rooftops which are usually very quiet and unnoticeable. I wanted to apologize to you for noises which prevented you from enjoying a peaceful night. We did immediately offer a different room location for you... More 

Yakima, Washington
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to a wedding on the July 4th weekend. The hotel is close to the Santa Cruz resort where the wedding was. The staff was very helpful and friendly, and the rooms are very clean. We enjoyed our walk to the beach after dinner. This is a wonder place to stay. Great location!

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Derek G, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz-Capitola, responded to this review

Dear Grace C We thank you for choosing our hotel for a wedding weekend. My team and I are very pleased that our hotel and it's location pleased you during such an important event. We hope to see you all again for many happy anniversaries. Sincerely Derek Grell General Manager More 

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