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Beach View Inn Motel

50 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Ranked #35 of 53 Hotels in Santa Cruz
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was greeted at first by a very nice and accommodating gentleman. I knew we were going to have a perfect stay. The rooms were very nice and clean. The bed was super comfy and we had a ocean view from our room. Very conveniently located and the staff is super nice. Will definitely stay here again.

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Elk Grove, California, United States
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23 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was in town on business and want to keep costs down. I know the reviews were not the best, but oh well, I will give it a shot. When you first get in to the property, its really steep and there is not a level parking spot in the whole place. But a it all turned around when I... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

It's a motel! So your not expecting the Ritz. It's a little more run down on the outside than you expect from the pictures online but that really isn't an issue. The rooms are clean and smell fresh. Beds are comfy and the Internet net good. Bathrooms are small but perfectly functional. Staff are attentive and pleasant. Checkin is quick... More 

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Long Beach, California
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7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We chose this hotel as it was inexpensive so I wasn't expecting a Four Seasons experience. However, it wasn't my favorite place to stay at. We arrived pretty late and everyone was probably exhausted and a bit cranky after a long road trip. The gentlemen checking us in was a bit short with us and seemed a bit annoyed but... More 

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San Diego, California
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My husband and I were visiting Santa Cruz and had only planned to stay a couple days. We extended at this hotel daily for over a week. The management was awesome and accommodated are requests without raising the price or giving us any grief. Our room was quiet - the rooms are set off the road so I don't think... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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60 reviews 60 reviews
38 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The couple that runs this place are fantastic and friendly. We got a really personal welcome to Santa Cruz and beachview inn. There was a lot of charm here. Sure, its not the newest hotel, but there is everything you need for a nice night's sleep. There was a mini-fridge and a table for computing and the internet worked fine.... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This is an older fifties-style motel within a block of the Santa Cruz wharf. With the exception of the far more upscale (and expensive) Dream Inn, and a few nearby places on West Cliff Drive (also more expensive), the location cannot be beaten. Also, the management was friendly and helpful. The rooms are fairly spacious and reasonably well maintained (i.e.,... More 

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San Francisco, California
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135 reviews 135 reviews
29 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

A little dated, nice location, needs upgrades and deferred maintenance. This is not an inn. it's a motel that needs much refurbishment. Not the type of place that demands a return visit. Cheap coffee in the morning.

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I had my reservations after reading reviews. But upon arrival I was pleased. Was greeted by a pleasant couple. The room was very clean and in very nice condition. For the budget conscious getting 4 pillows is a luxury! I had a family emergency and had to leave a day early and they gave me a refund promptly, even though... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We did not have big expectations. And were not disappointed. You do get sea view. Location is great! The rooms have basic and functional things. What I didn't like is that the sink was not properly clean and you could still see toothpaste traces and hair from a previous tenant. But bathroom was clean, which is more important for me.... More 

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