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Bella Notte - The Inn at East Cliff

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21305 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
1 room 1 adult
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Minneapolis
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is THE best place to stay in Santa Cruz: location with easy access to the beach, plentiful breakfast, luxurious and spacious rooms with heated bathroom floors, comfortable beds, parking, responsive management. I only wish we had discovered it earlier in our trips to Santa Cruz.

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Pittsburg
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

I was here in July , everything else was either booked or waaay too expensive. Wow was I pleased when we showed up! Beautiful room, heated bathroom floor, and walking disctance to a secluded beach. Oh and shuttle in a REALLY cool car to the Shadowbrook. What more could you ask for? And the price was VERY reasonable. Will absolutely... More 

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Canada
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We were attracted to Bella Notte by recent reviewers. This place more than lived up to our expectations. Olive trees and flowering geraniums in the carefully tendered garden, the warm welcome by the owner at reception and a beautiful, bright, spacious room all helped to created an Italian atmosphere.Our room was very quiet at night, even with a window open.... More 

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portland,OR
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

This hotel with 10 rooms feels more like a bed and breakfast. It is located in a very pretty part of Santa Cruz 2 blocks from the ocean with good restaurants close by. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The breakfast is excellent- more than we expected.

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Sonoma, California, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This place is a gem. Quiet, elegant and just small enough to have the intimate feeling of a country inn rather than an impersonal motel. Breakfast was great. Appreciated having the choice of hot food - eggs, bacon, sausage and potatoes - in addition to the usual continental fare. We loved the location, just a short walk to the beach... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

The Bella Notte was really nice. Our room was spacious, with a big bed, fireplace, and separate kitchen area. The bathroom had heated floors which was awesome, and the staff was very nice. The breakfast was also really good!

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Portola Valley, CA
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

This was such a great find! We live about an hour away, so we usually don't spend the night when we go to Santa Cruz. Now that we found the Bella Notte we'll stay over a lot more often! The room was really nice - recently remodeled, spacious and very clean. The breakfast was much better than we expected, and... More 

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Santa Cruz CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

We unexpectedly needed to be out of our home in a nearby Live Oak neighborhood & came over to Bella Notte for the night. Very comfortable, friendly, good breakfast, & great location. Now know lodging to recommend for overflow out-of-town guests! Especially appreciated the highly functional & quiet heating/cooling system.

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West Caldwell, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

After travelling all day Saturday from the east coast and then more travelling along the shore of the west coast, we arrived tired and hungry at Bella Notte. We were greeted by Drew and showed to our room - nice, clean room,tv, king sized bed and air conditioner. After we unpacked and we were planning on heading back to Santa... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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49 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

We wrote a review of the Bella Notte about a year ago and noted how much we enjoyed the hotel. It turns out that we've become frequent guests there, and we still think it's a great place to stay. The current managers are very welcoming, friendly and helpful. All the guests seem very comfortable with them. Some friends - who... More 

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