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Budget Inn Motel

110 San Lorenzo Boulevard, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Santa Ana, California
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Very small room with way too much furniture, Could hardly move around. Frosted and PAD-Locked slider door, so no escape except front door. Smoke detector was missing battery. Stained carpet, mismatched lamps. Thin towels, old soap that fell apart.Just poor!

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Sacramento
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Took a day trip to San Francisco and ended up heading south to Santa Cruz. Stopped to get a room for the night as this place looked freshly painted and well kept from the outside. Every inch of the office was posted with some rule or another and they demanded a 20$ cash deposit even though they had my credit... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I was bitten by multiple bed bugs on my first night here, and woke up to blood smears and visible bed bugs on the sheets. The evidence on my body came the next day with itchy welts all over. I informed reception and was given a nearby room for the next night. They have not given any refund for the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Just checked out from a 3 night stay that I wish had never happened. I chose to book a larger room with stove, oven and fridge amenities, yet this was a futile decision as there are NO pots, pans, plates, bowls, utensils or cups. I will not accept the 4 plastic cups that they left on top of the fridge.... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Do not stay here. We were promised a refund on a 20$ cash deposit. No one was in the office at our departure time. This place is a dump. It does not even use fitted sheets and shower water runs all over bathroom floor. Do not stay here.

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Monterey, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Without a doubt, Budget Inn Santa Cruz was my worst hotel experience ever. We still do not understand why they rent rooms in the conditions ours were in. The three rooms we visited were definetely unclean and everything except enjoyable. It was revolting to pay this price for the service that we had at this hotel. I would not be... More 

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CLERMONT
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I could not find this on Trip Advisor until we were checked in. Big Mistake. First they require $20 cash deposit for the old fashioned "room key". Outside looked good, nice rose garden. When you walk into the tiny lobby it smells of curry seasoned food cooking. The owners took care of us in their pajamas. Yes, this is true.... More 

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013 via mobile

The clue is in the name keep driving. Very tired rooms in need of desperate redecoration, beds uncomfortable with ripped bedding and bathroom poor. Arrived after dark a very bad choice. Only positive was short walk to beach and funfair.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Worse place I've ever stayed in. smelled of urine, sheets were dirty and stained, the walls were sticky and yellow, shower had bugs and there is a lot of drug and prostitution traffic. The bed had no protective sheet on it, you can see just mattress. By far the most dirty room I've ever seen. I paid 160 for the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

I 'd allready checked in when I read the bad reviews. Well I can't complain. The room was clean, also the beds and it's big. It got a kitchen and a new bathroom too. It's only a short walk to the beach and downtown. furniture got it's own charm, I liked it. I'm not so good with the house rules... More 

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