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Beach View Inn Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   50 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Ranked #39 of 53 Hotels in Santa Cruz
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days 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
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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58 reviews 58 reviews
36 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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73 hotel reviews
390 helpful votes 390 helpful votes
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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119 reviews 119 reviews
28 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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 via mobile

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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So Cal
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This place needs a total overhaul. The mattress was actually falling apart. hen I went to re-tuck the sheet, the side of the mattress was exposed and you could see the springs and stuffing. There were old cigarette burns around the sink and counter, and, one end of a towel bar was coming out of the wall in the bath... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The best place about this motel is the location, which is a 2 min walk to the beach. It is very basic - fine if you are on a roadtrip down the coast but don't be expecting anything else! It seemed clean enough but shabby around the edges eg not all the lights were working and the wifi is very... More 

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Additional Information about Beach View Inn Motel

Address: 50 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Beach View Inn Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 22
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