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Bella Notte - The Inn at East Cliff

21305 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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San Francisco, CA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our second time to Bella Notte and both times we were very impressed. The rooms that we've been in did not have the noise problem that several reviewers have mentioned, but perhaps we lucked out as both times we had rooms toward the rear of the property. And I agree with another viewer who said parking can be... More

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Saint-Lazare, Quebec, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at the Bella Notte - The Inn at East Cliff - on the night of September 29, 2014. Based on Tripadvisor recommendations, I had booked well in advance -- and a good thing I did, because the rooms were all booked by late afternoon. As we drove towards the hotel, I had my doubts about... More

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punta gorda
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night in room #8. It was very large and quiet - no road noise whatsoever. Check-in went well, although the desk clerk had no ID tag and did not introduce himself so I can't credit him by name. There was a king sized bed, walk-in closet, gas fireplace, and a combination dresser/desk/fridge area. The bathroom was clean... More

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Calgary
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trip advisor does it again!!! The reviews for this hotel are bang on. You couldn't ask for anything more. The room was wonderful and spotless, the beds are very comfortable and the staff are excellent. You can tell all the staff are very dedicated to making your stay perfect. Carol at the front desk was helpful, friendly and flawlessly checked... More

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Bella_Notte_95062, Owner at Bella Notte - The Inn at East Cliff, responded to this review

Dear Another Canadian, thank you for staying at Bella Notte and sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and our staff were helpful. It also sounds like you got to enjoy the neighborhood/beach and meet some of our neighbors. We are fortunate to have some good restaurants in walking distance - Star... More

California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night on a family vacation and had 2 rooms, both of which were really new looking and spacious. The windows were soundproofed and the bathrooms even had radiant floor heating. The front desk staff was very helpful with everything and the breakfast was really fresh. Also, the bed was as comfortable as my bed at... More

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Bella_Notte_95062, Owner at Bella Notte - The Inn at East Cliff, responded to this review

Dear TravelGirl, thank you for staying at Bella Notte and taking the time to write a review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed our facilities and our front desk staff was helpful. We certainly try to meet or exceed our guest expectations for a small family owned and operated inn. We wish you all the best on your travels.... More

Lee's Summit, Missouri
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good location, good price, large rooms, very clean, good firm beds, good breakfast, good bathroom facilities, close walk to the beach (which had lots of wildlife to view). Best value we had in a motel in some time. the TV was a little small, but everything else made up for it.

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Bella_Notte_95062, Owner at Bella Notte - The Inn at East Cliff, responded to this review

Dear Russell, thank you for choosing Bella Notte. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and got to see some of the local wildlife. On any given day guests report seeing otters, seals, dolphins and even the odd whale or two breaching out in the Monterey Bay while walking on Twin Lakes State Beach. We hope... More

Klamath Falls, Oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Bella notte was a wonderful stay in a great location. There are a few good places to eat just within walking distance. Not far from the beach as well. The only thing I would have to recommend would be having more outlets in the room that are accessible. Overall it is a wonderful place to stay with very comfortable beds!

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Bella_Notte_95062, Owner at Bella Notte - The Inn at East Cliff, responded to this review

Dear GoDucks4, thank you for staying at Bella Notte and taking the time to write a review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and will keep in mind your feedback on outlets as we are constantly looking for ways to enhance our guest experience. Sincerely, Bella Notte Staff & Management. More

Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I wish I could say something terrible about this DELIGHTFUL little inn, because I'm afraid it will be impossible to get a room here if more people know about it. Only ten rooms, we stayed in their smallest king room which didn't feel small at all. Very well appointed, it felt like a charming Italian boutique hotel. Vaulted ceilings, beautifully... More

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Bella_Notte_95062, Owner at Bella Notte - The Inn at East Cliff, responded to this review

Dear Under_The-Sea33, thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at Bella Notte. While just a small ten room inn we try to provide our guests an enjoyable stay in relaxing surroundings. We're also happy to hear you enjoyed our "secret garden" and all the herbs, peppers and fruit. On a sunny day there... More

Federal Way, WA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We stayed here on our way up the coast from LA. Stayed here because it is #1 place in Santa Cruz as reviewed on Trip Advisor. We agree!!! The front desk staff very helpful and friendly. The breakfast the absolute best we had during our two week trip and free. Free Wi Fi too. The room was comfortable, large and... More

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Bella_Notte_95062, Owner at Bella Notte - The Inn at East Cliff, responded to this review

Dear Wendy, thank you for staying at Bella Notte and taking the time to write a review. Many of our guests comment on how much they like our breakfast - courtesy of our good friends at the Britannia Arms in Capitola and pastries from Gayles in Capitola. As you mentioned we do not have an elevator and as such we... More

California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I looked up Tripadvisor for places to stay in Santa Cruz. This place was #1, so we headed over. We took the last room available on Saturday night. The room was very clean and roomy. Water pressure in the shower was awesome. The bed was comfortable and the place was quiet. It's within driving distance to downtown. The beach was... More

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Bella_Notte_95062, Owner at Bella Notte - The Inn at East Cliff, responded to this review

Dear Blondie, thank you for making Bella Notte part of your roadtrip. We hope you'll come see us again if your travels bring you back to Santa Cruz! Bella Notte Staff & Management. 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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