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Fireside Inn

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311 2nd St., Next to Boardwalk Bowl, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (Formerly Paradise Inn By The Beach)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Lodi, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

hotel was nice and clean . right across the street from the boardwalk and bowling alley. we had a great view from our room. the bed was very comfortable and new.we would stay there again . the staff at the desk was very nice a friendly

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

Good location, very close to the beach, restaurant and all you need for your visst to Santa Cruz.. The personel was helpful, and gave us a lot of good tips for things to see and do.. The room was okey. Free parking!

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The Fireside Inn is an old, somewhat worn out motel, nothing fancy about it, but the location is great if you want to spend time at the boardwalk, beach, and wharf. Although the building seemed to be crumbling a bit, the rooms were clean and certainly adequate for a night or two at the beach. The staff was very friendly... More 

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San Rafael, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We stayed a night here and really loved it. We found it a great deal at around $120/night. Great location, right above the Boardwalk, a nice clean room and comfortable bed. Parking was easy and the owners were very nice. The only improvement, maybe better towels and coffee in the room.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

These people are so rude and very unprofessional when it comes to a mixed race couple , giving us such a hard time checking in when we had spoke to a lady asking for the check in again because im not 21 yet it's very hard finding a room anyways , as soon as i walk in they're looking at... More 

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

I would like to make it clear that we do not discriminate against any guest based on race, color, religion, national origin, or any other basis the reviewer has accused us of. If so we would not checkin at all as all hotels reserve rights to refuse service to anyone.. If anyone were to take a look at the diverse... More 

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Hanford, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We just got back from staying in Santa Cruz. We really lucked out finding the Fireside Inn. A block from the boardwalk and a 10 minute walk to the downtown area. You can't ask for a better location, excellent price and a really cozy room. The management were friendly and attentive. Such an awesome place to stay. I'll tell all... More 

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Stockton
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We stayed for 3 nights during the week, so the prices were amazing! Management is super friendly and helpful, they used to work at a different motel and when they moved to Fireside, we followed! Never had a bad experience with them! Fireside is conveniently located, takes only minutes to walk to boardwalk/wharf. The rooms are comfortable and clean, and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here in March for the weekend. Good price. Call them directly for discount. Male receptionist friendly. No continental breakfast. Hotel is right next to the bowling alley and the arcade. Boardwalk is literally less than 2 minutes walking and downtown 15 minutes walking. Room: noticed dirty mirrors on wall right away. The bathroom is pretty sub par. Dirty shower/shower... More 

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Selma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This motel is one block from the boardwalk but is clean, quiet and comfortable. Don't let the list of rules at check in freak you out, it's meant to help you have a pleasant stay, the staff was friendly and accomadating. We will definitely stay here again. Very affordable considering its location!!!

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

Hello Darlene, Thank you so much for your appreciation. Hope to see you again soon. Please call us direct to get room of your choice. More 

California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Great Location....very clean.....nice people.....better than I expected. Nice quite room with a beautiful view. See picture. The price I paid for this room was very good. It is so close to the beach and boardwalk that you can see everything that is going on there.

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