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Pacific Blue Inn

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   636 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Ranked #5 of 16 Santa Cruz B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Pacific Blue Inn is a most charming hotel, well situated, friendly staff - everything you could ask and hope for to feel welcomed and happy while travelling. If I would ever go back to Santa Cruz this is where I would stay over and over again.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Pacific Blue Inn has a lot of charm. The rooms are quite spacious and decorated with taste. The location is perfect. Easy access to either the ocean or downtown. We loved our short stay in Santa Cruz.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights , were going to stay for three but checked out as we didn't feel safe. The room was beautifully decorated, fantastic bed and bathroom but dark as it just overlooked the courtyard. Elise was lovely and welcomed us in and her home made cakes are delicious but... It is definitely at the wrong end... More

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Vista, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
22 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Where to begin - so you've read about the Pacific Blue Inn already. Another positive review... Went up to Santa Cruz to attend a concert (at the kuumbwa jazz club) and wanted to just walk to and from the experience. Took it as a sign that the PB Inn is 5 minutes away and after looking at pictures and reading... More

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Nashville, TN
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I found this location on TA and based on pictures, newly renovated notes, reviews by majority of travelers.... It was a GREAT FIND!! I cannot say enough about all that we were pleased with. Location might not look too great, but I will tell you we felt perfectly safe. Beds were so comfy, nice down comforter, hardwood floors and not... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We were only able to stay one night wish we had more time it is in a great place everything is fresh and clean. Have some really cool modern things. Make sure you set it up ahead of time try to arrive during the listed times. Love this place can't wait to go back in the off-season will plan on... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

If you want a nice modern room that's located in the heart of Santa Cruz... it's hard to beat this place. The location is walking distance from the "shopping district"/college area. There's a lot to do as far as bars and food from the Inn and it's very convenient and a perk due to the fact that the wife and... More

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Munich, Germany
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

It's a cousy place, very calm, close to down town (with many restaurants, shops etc) and the boardwalk of Santa Cruz and the wharf, also a supermarket is almost at the next door, the rooms are big and very comfortable, the bath is wonderful, everything is made with passion, the staff is very friendly and very helpful, parking space is... More

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Los Angeles, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This is a charming small and quiet Inn. It is also Eco friendly. Breakfast is extra, but get it. Wonderful way to start the day. This Inn is in walking distance to downtown for some fun shopping. It is very close to the Boardwalk. Once I park my car, I never use it again until I am ready to go... More

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San Francisco, CA area
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Had the chance to stay here recently when in town to attend a concert. The Pacific Blue is on Pacific Avenue, in the heart of Santa Cruz. Pacific is the cities "hip" shopping district, with lots of cool shops and restaurants. Street musicians, students...great, fun, laid-back Santa Cruz attitude. The hotel is at the quiet end of the street, a... More

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Address: 636 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Pacific Blue Inn 3*
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The Pacific Blue Inn is Santa Cruz! We’re a brand new bed and breakfast Inn with an eco-conscious heart and a local flair. Promoting green living and a healthy outlook on life, the Inn is located on Pacific Avenue within walking distance to the best Santa Cruz has to offer. Inspired by the NY Times article “36 Hours Santa Cruz” the founders of the Inn set out to create an environment that would allow visitors to take advantage of the best of Santa Cruz all within walking distance of their accommodations. ... more   less 
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