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Edgewater Beach Motel

525 2nd st, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Ranked #6 of 51 hotels in Santa Cruz
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Europe-07-09-11 California
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are pros and cons to this Motel but the pros won handily for us. I would suggest the big suite, room 118, called the Captains Cabin, especially for families. The other rooms appear nicer from the pictures and that may be as the Captains Cabin clearly hasn't been remodeled in some time. What it does have though is space,... More

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Pleasanton, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We were greeted with a wonderful staff that was very helpful, anyone who says differently can find a bigger and much more expensive hotel that won't be as close as we were to the beach...the location we found fabulous and a delight. Everything you need is here. We had a full kitchen in complete working order and the beds were... More

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San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I stayed at the Edgewater Beach Motel for the first time this past weekend and have to say that I am very impressed and pleased with my stay. Even though they have a 2 night stay-minimum, they were able to accommodate me at the last minute and set me up with a beautiful room that definitely scored me some points... More

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Marshfield, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I had one of our best vacations here. The hotel is lovely and has a warm and friendly feeling. The rooms are so spacious and very clean. Best of all, the managers were so helpful and very professional. They answered all of our endless questions about local tours and events and gave us directions to the best... More

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Reisterstown, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

The rooms were alot nicer than a typical motel. It was very spacious and clean and the beds were amazing! The motel itself offers great views and is in a great location. There is so much to do around the area - we barely had time to do everything!

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Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

The rooms in this motel are fantastic. They're not just regular motel rooms. Our room was like a condo complete with a separate bedroom, a fully equipped kitchen, dining table and outside patio. I was there a whole week and having that extra space was wonderful. The location is superb. It's right at the end of the Wharf and overlooks... More

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Reisterstown, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

I spent a week at Edgewater Beach Motel in the beginning of 2014 and wow!!!! The rooms are incredible, beautiful, and quite spectacular! We didn't have any issues, the managers were kind, friendly, and caring. The really spent time talking to us about where the best places to go and visit and they offered advice that really made the trip... More

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Sacramento, California, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We had a wonderful experience at Edgewater. I was traveling alone with my 3 children and the staff made us feel very at home. We stayed in a Family Suite, which had a full kitchen and separate bedroom and was really more of a flat that a hotel room. The accommodations were very roomy/comfy and the motel provided us with... More

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Calgary, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013 via mobile

The room was clean and comfortable, the motel is well located. We easily walked to the beach and then downtown for drinks. The bed dipped in the middle which drives us nuts. Jacuzzi as a selling feature doesn't work for me, and shouldn't for anyone with any knowledge of the California water crisis. Basic rooms are probably better but we... More

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St. Helena, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

My daughter and I love to go to Santa Cruz every few months to experience the boardwalk and the beach. Unfortunately, the hotel on the beach that we normally stay at was completely booked as this was a last minute trip for us. After driving around, I noticed the sign for the Edgewater and that there was a vacancy. Not... More

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Additional Information about Edgewater Beach Motel

Also Known As:
Edgewater Beach Hotel Santa Cruz
Edgewater Beach Hotel
Edgewater Beach Santa Cruz
Address: 525 2nd st, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
#4 Family Hotel in Santa Cruz
#7 Romantic Hotel in Santa Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Santa Cruz Beach Boardalk 1 block east and across from main beach & wharf. 17 unique non-smoking units. Spacious family suites with fully equipped kitchens, separate bedroom, and 2 T.V.'s. Enjoy our delightful climate while relaxing by our pool. Picnic area with gas BBQ's and great view. Short walk to downtown and west cliff drive. Some rooms with fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs, and oceanviews. ... more   less 
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