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Beach View Inn Motel

50 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Bangalore
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The rooms are cozy with all basic amenities except they don't have refrigerators and microwave. But they do provide complimentary breakfast and free wifi. The room is conveniently located near boardwalk. One can easily walk to Main beach, covell beach, west cliff drive, explanatorium, Wharf and many restaurants and cafe nearby. We had an awesome time in Santa Cruz and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic location, friendly staff, room in great condition and tasty breakfast - I highly recommend staying at this stylish Motel. Don't forget to ask for Joe's "Lost Boys Tour" which is truly epic. Grandpa's house is a must see if your a fan of the movie. :)

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Penticton, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Don't be fooled by the appealing photos on the website, the list of amenities or the prime location. This property is in dire need of a major overhaul: Burn marks on the bedding, crusty white stains and oil marks on the chair, the ceiling smoke detector broken, torn window screens, moth holes in the curtains. The grime is thick in... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Friendly lively chap on reception when we arrived, room was clean with a comfy bed, good shower. Basic facilities, no hairdryer or coffee maker. Breakfast was bad. Don't bother, we visited lots of motels in California with basic breakfast and this one was by far the worst, even the coffee tasted bad.

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

We had a good stay here where the management made us feel welcomed. We stayed for one night and the manager informed us we should have stayed for at least a couple of days, which having stayed there now we totally agree with him. The rooms were a decent size and breakfast was included. The manager was very helpful informing... More 

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Beautiful Northern California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Stayed here when we moved our daughter to school. Awesome innkeepers and great location. Close to beach and Boardwalk, also a pretty good taco shop across the street. We will definitely stay again when we come visit. Thanks!!

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Bristol, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Travelling solo so watching the budget. This motel looks rather daunting initially and is basic (with VERY basic breakfast provided - and no plates / cups / kettle in the room) but it's clean and very well situated near beach, wharf & boardwalk, with plenty of reasonably priced eating places nearby. Main town area and transport links (local buses and... More 

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Citrus Heights, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

A group of friends spent a long weekend here specifically because of the location - within walking distance of the boardwalk and pier. The managers were very nice and accommodated us by putting our ocean view rooms (worth the small additional charge) together at the end of the hall. The light breakfast and coffee in the morning was perfect. There... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Stayed here on the last night of our trip due to the good price and proximity to the beach. Rooms were modern and comfortable and the staff were very helpful and friendly. Less than 2 minutes walk from the beach,which is nice Matt R

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Bodicote, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

I had one night here, it was of good quality for price I paid, location was great for walking to pier and the broad walk. Room was ok, had fridge and microwave, though no tea making facility, also clean and bed was comfortable. Breakfast was included in price of room, but I passed on that in the morning as I... More 

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