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Fireside Inn

311 2nd St., Next to Boardwalk Bowl, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (Formerly Paradise Inn By The Beach)
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Selma, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Stayed here for one night, the room was clean and ample, it was close to the boardwalk and came with parking, although the parking was tight and required a confident driver. Breakfast was basic but filled the hole so can't complain, maybe just a little bit on the expensive side but OK never the less, ideal for a stop over... More 

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Soulsbyville, Ca
5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The room was adequate and seemed clean. The price was over the top for the quality of the room, however August is the top of the high season and the location was really great! Love Santa Cruz, Pacific Avenue and the Boardwalk!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

It is hard to beat the location of this hotel! Parking was never a problem and is included with your stay. Your one block from the Boardwalk and the beach! Staff was always friendly and enthusiastic. Rooms aren't the fanciest (few are in Santa Cruz) but the beds are comfortable and include a small fridge and microwave which is very... More 

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Sacramento, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I had stayed at this motel years ago, and remembered loving its close proximity to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk (right across the street) and its location atop a hill overlooking the Boardwalk. We decided to stay here this trip, and were delighted to meet a new young couple running it who mentioned they had just started working at the... More 

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Antibes, France
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14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Booked last minute on hotwire and got a room for a very fair price. It was central enough to walk into town and the room was comfortable even though it didn't feel very clean. It definitely fulfilled its purpose for a safe stay during our roadtrip, and the service was friendly.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Disappointed. Smell of food by reception. Curry? Off hand receptionists - just doing the job, no real welcoming. Did not feel safe - Adjoining room said they had a new tablet stolen from the room. Bedding clean enough if a bit small for the nice big bed. Room cleaned/refreshed daily. Towels OK, very thin. A mishmash of furniture. No coffee... More 

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Antioch, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I took a trip to the Boardwalk with some friends. The location of this hotel is great, just a few minutes walk from the beach, but it was the most disgusting place i've ever stayed. The window in the bathroom was open when we got there and there were little flies everywhere. The window opened up to a wall that... More 

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This is place wright on the Beach across from the Boardwalk. It's Great, we love the Pariot's next door but it's a little loud sometimes. We were in and out of our room all day and night for reto night's at the Boardwalk, and dinner on the wharf. Me and a friend road my motorcycle over from Berkeley and Sacramento.... More 

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Address: 311 2nd St., Next to Boardwalk Bowl, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (Formerly Paradise Inn By The Beach)
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Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Paradise Inn By The Beach Hotel Santa Cruz
Paradise Hotel Santa Cruz
Paradise Motel Santa Cruz
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#10 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Cruz

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