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Bella Notte - The Inn at East Cliff

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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
    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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Redding, California
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31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the 2nd time we have stayed here & it doesn't disappoint. Love the rooms, they are clean & comfortable. The staff is helpful, friendly & courteous. Since we were here this time in the summer months there was a hot breakfast, and they still had the strawberry cookies (the BEST).

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Provo, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Bella Notte for three nights of our Santa Cruz honeymoon. We found the staff to be very helpful and accommodating, and loved the room we stayed in. All around, very cute, romantic place! A little off the beaten path, but we actually really liked that.

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Southern California
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89 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This property is a little more expensive, but felt lucky a room was still available for a holiday night. Stayed in Room 10. Spacious with nice furnishings. Husband loved the heated floor in the bathroom. We both thought breakfast was better than expected with delicious eggs, potatoes, meat, scones and more. I agree with earlier comments about the breakfast spot... More 

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Los Banos, California
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall, this Inn is in a central location to just about everything in Santa Cruz. Very clean, very good morning breakfast with fresh scones, and staff good professional, friendly and helpful. They also have a shuttle to Shadowbrook Restaurant in Capitola, in case you have some wine with dinner and don't have a designated driver.

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Fillmore, California
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Room #2 which was in the back corner. Made it quiet at night. We had the window open and could not hear the traffic. The only annoyance was a small child that was staying upstairs above us. Sounded like he was moving furniture until 10pm at night and would start up again at 7am. The light in... More 

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Macomb, Michigan
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed one night in Santa Cruz and was glad I chose this place. The bed was very comfortable. The room was exceptionally clean and quiet with nice amenities. Floor tiles in the bathroom were heated which added to the high end feel of this place. Staff were very friendly and helpful with tips about places to see and do in... More 

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sacramento
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Fabulous stay. First rate service! Clean, nice furnishings, great customer service. We will be back. Definitely a top notch hotel. Lovely breakfast each morning with first class items, good coffee. Quiet and comfortable.

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San Diego, California
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We traveled here to attend a wedding in Aptos. We hiked the roads to get to the Santa Cruz pier in the early hours before breakfast. The hotel is 2 blocks from a very nice beach and half of a mile from the Crows Nest restaurant at the mouth of the Santa Cruz harbor. The breakfast was similar to other... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The property was definitely a step above the others in this Santa Cruz beach town! We were surprised how much we liked it. It looks so ordinary from the busy street, but our room was great. My guess is that they all are. Only ten to choose from. We tried out Room 10. 2nd level. No elevator. It's a bit... More 

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SanFrancisco
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

My husband and I stayed only 1night and it was perfect. Bella Notte is a small hotel, almost B&B ish. But you have the privacy of a hotel. Up from the marina and the Crows Nest restaurant. Beach access isn't real easy but close by. This property is great if you are wanting a good nights sleep, we had no... More 

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