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Sea and Sand Inn

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201 W Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We originally tired to get into the Dream Inn but it was outrageously priced and required a two night minimum at $500 a night (Super Bowl rate). We had an event to attend at the Santa Cruz Boardwalk and were only going to stay for one night. We found the Sea and Sand Inn right next door. The location is... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stay in Santa Cruz frequently to visit our daughter in college, and decided to try the Sea and Sand Inn based in the great reviews. We booked a standard room for two nights - room 105. Positives - room was clean, complimentary food was a welcome surprise, and beds were very comfortable. Negatives - Our room 105 was incredible... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Inn, great location, wonderful views...what a wonderful place to wake up in. The rooms are clean and great. The front desk friendly. In the morning wake up to the ocean sounds the boardwalk in the distance and what a beautiful thing to watch. As the early hours change if your lucky you get to see the fog slowly lift... More 

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Modesto
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Sea and Sand sits atop the hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The view is spectacular, the sound of the ocean is excellent. The rooms all have ocean views. Our room was very large with a king bed and a special corner tub. They offer continental breakfast, snacks in the afternoon, and wine and cheese beginning at 5pm. Their rates... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This review would have been great the establishment is nice and clean . However customer service is poor . Although they have wine and cheese which is a nice touch and great views on arrival staff were passive . At 2 a.m the fire alarm batteries run down and there is a repetitive noise ( I appreciate these things happen... More 

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SCBoardwalk, Manager at Sea and Sand Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We apologize for any inconvenience you experienced during your recent stay at the Sea & Sand Inn. We did upgrade you to a deluxe room which seemed like the best solution at the time, because we weren't confident new batteries would fix the problem. If you'd like to try us again, we can offer you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Loved staying here. Nice stroll to the beach front shops,cafes and wharf. Could walk into town as well. Lovely rooms, clean and modern. Lovely sitting outside for breakfast looking over the ocean. Great places to eat down the hill

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Modesto, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

This was a very nice room. Greeted by a very nice person who explained everything we needed to know. Housekeeping was very courteous and fast. Beautiful views of the coast, ocean, wharf and Boardwalk. It was a stormy weekend with very high surf and an area of the resort was fenced off which concerned my family. All in all the... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

This was our second time staying at this wonderful Inn. The staff is wonderful, the accommodations are wonderful, the view is amazing. The extra little touches, like binoculars in the room are what make this in my book a 5 star experience. My husband and I have committed to coming here at least 3 to 4 times a year. When... More 

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California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

This hotel has beautiful rooms, clean and comfortable. The food was outstanding. The staff are very helpful, kind. Joe in particular was wonderful. He went to extraordinary lengths to make the weekend special for us. Thank you.

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Hilmar, California
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

We had a romantic, relaxing, beautiful weekend with the most awesome view you could ask for out of our french doored balcony. We kept the doors open and the fireplace going the entire 3 days we were there, night and day, listening to the sound of the waves crashing on the beach right below us was the perfect way to... More 

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