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Fireside Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   311 2nd St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (Formerly Paradise Inn By The Beach)
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Ranked #25 of 51 hotels in Santa Cruz
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Got to town around midnight drove around and visited many of the hotels and no one answered the night windows. Finally I got to the fireside inn and they gave me and my friends a room at a great price. Thanks for the room we needed it!!

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Torrance, California
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

I wasnt expecting much since previous inns I've stayed at werent nice in the slightest bit but this is a very nice one. The room was clean, no trace of the previous person, the staff was friendly and super helpful, endless hot water, great location, right on the boardwalk and walking distance to The Catalyst where we were seeing a... More

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San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

I don't care if you stay at a 4 to five star hotel, issues will arise at times and the minor issues that I have had with this hotel were promptly taken care of. None had to do with cleaniless, rude staff or the like, or I wouldn't never come back. I just had to say this before writing my... More

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Bandon, Oregon
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We too received space heater. Bed spread had blood on it. Hair dryer did not work. Bath tub had heavy dripping of water. Tv stopped working. Mold on window sills. Went to office for coffee before checking out and no one was there. Office was closed although several guests were still there.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I arrived late and had to wake up the manager to check in. I knew things were off to a fantastic start when I was handed a space heater along with my room key. (As an east coaster, it was not that cold regardless). Upon entry to my room, I discovered a disaster - the bed was clearly only made... More

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FIRESIDE INN S, Manager at Fireside Inn, responded to this review

We apologize for the inconvenience with heater, but we are in process of installing air conditioners with heating system. Our office hours are 8 am - 10 pm and we attend guests at night window after 10 pm. If we would have received any such complaints your room would have been changed immediately, we are trying to give the best... More

Hollywood, CA, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

The location was right across from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. The management was attentive to our needs. An outstanding feature is that this inn is animal friendly. The rooms were large. The managerment were in the process of many upgrades. My wife and I are looking forward to our next stay at the Fireside Inn...... With our pet.!

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The Hague, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Best service and location I found for a low price (around 60 USD, somewhat negotiable) in Santa Cruz. Quiet rooms close to the beach (without views, but for views in Santa Cruz you have to pay a sack of gold). Good breakfast. At the reception I received great advice on tourist activities and shopping.

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Santa Cruz, California
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

The inn is near to everywhere, including beach broad walk, the wharf, the downtown, and restaurants of all kinds, all in minutes walking distance. The owners/managers are very warm, friendly, and helpful. The rooms are newly furnished, can possibly meet all your needs. As regards to the price, we would like to say: very attractive. By the way, we have... More

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

The new management truly is dedicated in providing any accommodations needed. My 6 day stay was ideally priced and I was placed in a higher priced room since my original room had a sink clog. The location is ideal for going downtown or the boardwalk with walking distance to metro buses 3 and 19 as well. Nothing can beat the... More

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Additional Information about Fireside Inn

Also Known As:
Paradise Inn By The Beach Hotel Santa Cruz
Paradise Inn By The Beach Hotel
Paradise Hotel Santa Cruz
Paradise Motel Santa Cruz
Address: 311 2nd St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (Formerly Paradise Inn By The Beach)
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Fireside Inn 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Fireside Inn is located less than a 5-minute walk from the Santa Cruz Boardwalk and Coconut Grove. Under new management January of 2014, the Fireside Inn has been completely renovated to give the guest the best experience in the area. Other attractions within 5 miles are Lighthouse Field State Beach, University of California Santa Cruz, and the DeLaveaga Golf Course. Downtown Santa Cruz is a 10 minute walk, with dining, museums and shopping surrounding the Fireside Inn.The Fireside Inn Santa Cruz features free Wi-Fi and a daily continental breakfast with pastries, juice and coffee. Free parking is included. All guest rooms are comfortably furnished with standard amenities including free high speed internet access, microwave, mini fridge, hair dryer, free local calls, alarm clock radio, and cable TV. ... more   less 
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