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Bella Notte - The Inn at East Cliff

21305 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Pompano Beach, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We recently spent the night at this lovely little inn. I sort of picked it because of the Italian name :-) And surprise! It really felt more like being in a lovely Italian boutique hotel then an American roadside inn. The rooms were extremely spacious. Great attention was paid to every detail of the decor. The colors were soft and... More 

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Belp, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Within walking distance to a nice quiet beach, nice room, clean und helpful staff! Good value for money and private parking. Great breakfast for an American Inn with fresh fruits etc. and warm dishes à la Carte. Great Italian restaurant nearby called " Lago di Como"!

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Denver
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the Bella Notte Inn during a camping trip on the scenic Highway 1. After 4 nights in a van, it was time for a break. Bella Notte was just what we needed. The room felt more like a well appointed guest bedroom at a good friend's home than a motel. The room was spacious with a... More 

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Indianapolis
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91 reviews 91 reviews
3 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

The staff were quite friendly, but there were issues with the room. The sheets seemed to be slept in when we arrived. On the second night, we were awakened by loud tapping that continued from 3am-4am. The rooms are nice enough, biggish, but not fancy.

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Redmond, Oregon
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150 reviews 150 reviews
41 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I have lived in Santa Cruz for over 35 years... and thought I knew everything about the area. I thought all the 'best' hotels were still oldish and moldy boxes.... but not Bella Notte ! I have lived away the last 15 years or so this was a visit for old times sake. Found it on Tripadvisor and loved it.... More 

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Clovis, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This has to have been one of the best places we have ever stayed for such an occasion. Very clean, nice king bed room with an electronic fireplace. Small breakfast with eggs, bacon, sausage, bagels, juice, coffee, fruit etc. which is perfect to tide you over till lunch. Managers very helpful and courteous. Upstairs room was very quiet (8). Short... More 

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Belgium
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We really enjoyed out stay here, although it was for 1 night. The room was very big with complimentary coffee. The bathroom had floor heating! The price was not cheap but it was a very nice change from the cheaper hotels we had the days before. After arriving we walked to the beach which is 5 min walk. We ate... More 

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Conifer, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We recently spent a night here. The room was huge and very nicely appointed. King bed very comfy. Even though the hotel is located on a busy street, the room was very quiet. We slept like logs! Just a couple blocks from the beach. Had a lovely stay. Highly recommend!

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Detroit, MI
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78 reviews 78 reviews
16 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Santa Cruz is a magical city on the Pacific coast with hills behind, and interesting travel to north and south. We stayed one night at the Bella Notte, which is tucked away in a quiet corner of the town. The building is like many California beach hotels: two storeys, with open verandas running along to link doors to staircases. The... More 

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East Greenwich, Rhode Island
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Stayed for one night before checking out UCSC. Beautiful property on the outside of the town. Spacious room. Very clean and comfortable. Heated bathroom floor with Walk-in shower. Very large closet with safe. Wet bar in the room with fridge with complimentary water bottles. Very nice hot breakfast in the small dining area inside the office. Eggs, potatoes, bacon, English... More 

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Address: 21305 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
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Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 10
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Bella Notte Santa Cruz
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#2 Family Hotel in Santa Cruz
#2 Best Value Hotel in Santa Cruz
#2 Romantic Hotel in Santa Cruz
#9 Business Hotel in Santa Cruz

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