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Ocean Pacific Lodge

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301 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Aalborg, Denmark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We picked this motel for our exchange visit as it was close to downtown SC. Rooms are ok, quite clean, and with thick comforters. Free wi-fi is quite good. Breakfast leaves much to wish for - no skim milk - no healthy cereal choices besides pre-fab oatmeal pouches, and the breakfast room is extremely cold as the double doors must... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

The Ocean Lodge is one of my other favorite downtown Santa Cruz gems to stay at, when I want to stay close to the beach or downtown. Ideal for beaching, surfing, and boardwalk adventures. Also ideal for downtown bar hopping and concert/show viewing at the Catalyst. AAA compliant, sometimes you can get special deals when you show your Triple A... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Good location, clean hotel. Good value for the money. Drawbacks: breakfast lounge not big enough, full of people. Breakfast could be better. Great location near the pier and boardwalk. Friendly staff. Free parking. Good choice to stay for the night.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

The room was fairly large and it was cleaned well. The location was good, only a short walk to the wharf and the west cliff drive. The staff was friendly and the room reasonably priced. I styaed for 4 nights and everything went smooth!

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

Refreshingly better than expected! Comfortable beds, spacious, awesome showers-you could fit a whole family in the one we had, clean, pool and 2 Jacuzzis! Ideal location at the end of pacific and right next to the beach, very helpful and friendly staff.

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Århus
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at this place for a short stay in the town. I can only tell you drop it. Unfriendly staff, maybe a little rassist attitude too. Noisy ,odd,outdated and thin walls. No service at the front desk. Earpluggs were suplied at our first night, which was the red flag. Located at a turnaround, with traffic twenty for seven. I... More 

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Minneapolis
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

We stayed here after needing to book a hotel quickly during the evening after our previously scheduled hotel had a power outage. The customer service at the front desk was very good, but when we got to our room (on the first floor) the door was cracked open and after about an hour in the room talking and changing clothes,... More 

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Dana Point, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

We were only in town for one night, meeting up with family and kids. The front desk personnel were very friendly, fast and helpful. Our room was on the first floor. It was newly renovated with faux hardwood, new paint, etc. The King bed was very comfortable and the room was nice and clean. The air conditioner worked great. We... More 

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Royston, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

Did not enjoy Santa Cruz one bit and to be honest, this hotel scored high on places to stay, so that probably says a lot. It was a clean hotel but very dated. The price paid did not match expectations I'm afraid, not compared to the other places we'd stayed on our Cali road trip. Stay here if you must... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We were traveling for the Wharf to wharf run which undoubtedly causes room rates to rise. It was a great location and the wifi worked very well. It was clean and comfortable but the primary draw was the great location, we could walk to everything. Good air conditioning. Staff was very helpful and pleasant.

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