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BEST WESTERN PLUS Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1435 41st Ave., Capitola, CA 95010
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Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in Capitola
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at the Best Western Capitola By the Sea many times over the years. I have never had a negative experience there. In fact what keeps me coming back year after year is knowing that I can count on clean rooms, comfortable beds, a good free breakfast and (most importantly) friendly front desk personnel that make you feel... More

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Jason R, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear JF, It is amazing people like yourself that really appreciate what we do, that make us love our jobs and continue to put in the effort that you see in the level of service we provide. Thank you so much for the kind words. I will share your comments with the entire staff. With Hospitality, Jason Raney More

Brooklyn, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stay, near highway and beaches... clean, quiet, very friendly and considerate staff. Close to restaurants. A few other places to stay in the area that offer different amenities, but this suits business traveler and families, alike.

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Jason R, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Michael, I"m glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We do pride ourselves on being very clean and having the Friendliest Staff By-the-Sea. We'll look forward to your return. Kindest Regards, Jason Raney, General Manager. More

San Diego, California
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very good place to 'headquarter' for a visit to Capitola/Santa Cruz. The hotel is very clean, convenient, east to find! We enjoyed 3 nights in a very comfortable room. My only complaint would be the breakfast which left much to be desired. We ended up eating away from the hotel, which was no big deal. However, the fresh baked... More

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Jason R, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Suebrad, Thank you for your kind words. When you are ready to come back and visit, feel welcome to call us directly to book your next reservation. We are happy to help you. More

Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
25 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I reserved a three day special for about $400. dollars. The Location for me was pretty good. Nestled between downtowns of both Capitola and Santa Cruz. Room was nicely appointed, and the breakfasts were good. Loved that they had 24 hour coffee in the main lobby. I hit that a lot. Not a honeymoon place but very nice for a... More

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Jason R, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites, responded to this review

ABHIL, Thank you for taking the time to leave this wonderful review of our hotel. I'm glad that you found us conveniently located and appointed. You're right, we are less a honeymoon destination and more a family vacation destination. Which we are happy with. We'll hope to see you again for your next visit to the Capitola/Santa Cruz area. More

Topeka
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this hotel based on Travel Advisor reviews. We were NOT disappointed!! This place was very nice, comfortable and clean! They had a nice selection of items for their free continental breakfast plus cookies in the evening! Everyone we encountered was helpful and friendly. We would definitely stay here again!!

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Jason R, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Kimberly, TripAdvisor is a great way to shop for hotels because you're not getting what the hotel wants you to hear, but what people who have actually stayed in the hotel have to say. I'm pleased to hear that we did not disappoint and lived up to our growing reputation. Hope your travels continue to be so fulfilling. With Hospitality,... More

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was a total surprise of how nice and clean it is. The lobby is very classy and the room is so roomy. I love the 2 lavatory sinks, one inside the bathroom and one outside. Good thinking! It is very convenient . The breakfast is just enough for what you need to start your day. The area is... More

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Jason R, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Lorna, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a nice review of our hotel. We are pleased to have presented you with a pleasant surprise and exceeded your expectations. We hope to see you again soon. More

Placerville, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is so awesome. We love coming here and the staff is so friendly. It is close to the mall and the movies and lots of eating places Just a few blocks from the beach. My husband loves to surf near the hotel, so it is a perfect place to stay.

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Jason R, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Diane, Thank you so much for always sharing your experiences here with the world. You are both amazing guests and fun to chat with. As always we look forward to your visit next month and another opportunity to catch up. With all sincere hospitality, Jason. More

CA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of staying here the evening of March 1st. I've had great luck with Best Westerns and that luck extended to this very well-managed property. My good experience began several days before when I called to make reservations and had the good fortune to speak with Jason, the General Manager. I was impressed with his customer service... More

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Jason R, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear TravelLotsForFun, I am pleased to hear that we were able to contribute to your great string of stays with Best Western. I thank you for your kind words and noticing that I do sincerely care about our lovely hotel and our guests. If we can be of assistance in the future please don't hesitate to contact us directly here... More

Fresno, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At arrival the staff was very friendly and helpful. Room nicly sized.I had the mini fireplace suite.{very nice) Breakfast was very good.Roomy breakfast area. Excellence location for vacation or business

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Jason R, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Samata, I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We would like to know if there is anything you feel we could improve upon for your next visit, but we'll look forward to seeing you again. And we will be ready to welcome you back. More

San Bernardino, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stay here several times a year while visiting family in Santa Cruz, and are always welcomed and made to feel at home. The hotel has a variety of room types and sizes, and is great for a one night stay or an extended vacation. The location is convenient for access to the beach, shopping, Capitola and Santa Cruz (it... More

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Jason R, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites, responded to this review

scba2010, We are very pleased that we continue to be your destination for visits to the Capitola/Santa Cruz area and we will continue to welcome you home when you come and stay with us. More

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Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites

Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Capitola By-The-Sea Hotel Capitola
Best Western Plus Capitola By-The-Sea Inn And Suites
Best Western Plus Capitola By-The-Sea Hotel
Best Western Capitola
Capitola Best Western
Address: 1435 41st Ave., Capitola, CA 95010
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Location: United States > California > Capitola
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in Capitola
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our "Best of the Best" award-winning hotel is only eight blocks from quaint Capitola Village, California's oldest seaside resort, and three miles from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk & Santa Cruz Wharf. We are at the center of a vacationer's paradise. Stroll through art galleries, antique shops, local wineries and majestic redwood forests. Observe the migration of elephant seals, gray whales and Monarch butterflies. Miles of beaches offer world-class surfing, fishing, boating and kayaking. ... more   less 
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