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Hitching Post Studios Inn

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1717 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062 (Formerly Hitching Post Motel)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My son and I stayed here for two nights, day tripping up to the redwoods state park and surfing. We cooked our own meals in a great kitchen, and slept well on firm beds. The staff was attentive, the rooms clean, the wi-fi fast, the price fair. Recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our stay. The room was clean. The parking lot and pool area were clean. The hotel staff we dealt with were friendly and professional. The decor is somewhat dated. This would not deter us from staying there again when in the area.

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Hitching Post, Manager at Hitching Post Studios Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Mr Jeff for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your compliments to our motel and are glad to read you enjoyed your stay at HITCHING POST STUDIOS INN. We want to welcome you back when you and your family are in SANTA CRUZ .......DANNY More 

Manhattan Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed my stay at the Hitching Post after staying in more expensive hotels in Santa Cruz you can't find a nicer place for the price. Management and staff are excellent and location is close to all attractions in Santa Cruz and a super nice walk thur open space park to the harbor as well as being in fairly quiet... More 

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Hitching Post, Manager at Hitching Post Studios Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest. I am pleased to know that your stay with us was enjoyable and that our staff, and the service they provided, exceeded your expectations. We appreciate you being our guest and sincerely hope we may have the opportunity to have you as our guest on a future trip to the Santa Cruz area........Danny More 

Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I needed a Quiet and Comfortable Place to get some much needed Rest and get my Batteries Recharged. The Rooms are Comfortable and the Kitchenette is Perfect for my Cooking needs. 2 Grocery Stores are just a Short Walk. Danny the Owner runs a Secure and Clean Establishment. Great Location close to Harbor, Beaches, Golf and Boardwalk. The Pool is... More 

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Hitching Post, Manager at Hitching Post Studios Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest. I am pleased to know that your stay with us was enjoyable and that our staff, and the service they provided, exceeded your expectations. We appreciate you being our guest and sincerely hope we may have the opportunity to have you as our guest on a future trip to the Santa Cruz area........Danny More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed at The Hitching Post for two months, while we looked for an apartment in Santa Cruz. We very much appreciated the full kitchen and reasonable rates (relative to summertime in Santa Cruz) for our longer stay. Danny - the owner - seems to pride himself on the upkeep of the property, and is fair and... More 

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Hitching Post, Manager at Hitching Post Studios Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest. I am happy to know that king bedroom suite with kitchen was able to comfortably accommodate your family. We truly appreciate you choosing our hotel and thank you for being our guest. I certainly hope we may have the opportunity to see you again on your next trip to the Santa Cruz area.......Danny More 

Fremont, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So, I almost was going to write a bad review because our non smoking room wreaked like the ashtray in my grandfather's t-bird. My eyes were burning. I was a bit upset but the manager, Danny, got us in a new room after a few minutes. It was bigger and he didn't charge us more. Plus it smelled like we'll,... More 

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Hitching Post, Manager at Hitching Post Studios Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your compliments to our motel and are glad to read you enjoyed your stay.We are sorry for any inconvenience and hope that will not deter you from returning and that we will have future opportunities to welcome you back......Danny More 

Monterey, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

we had great stay at Hitching post. Rooms are very clean and comfortable. They also have nice clean swimming pool. Not too far from all the activities in Santa Cruz and Capitola. if you are traveling with family kitchenette studios is huge plus.

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Hitching Post, General Manager at Hitching Post Studios Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us!! We appreciate your business and time. We hope to see you again and again! More 

RIDGECREST, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The room was nice and the location was close to downtown Santa Cruz and the boardwalk. The price was great for the area. We arrived late, but Danny the manager was waiting for us. He is a really great person. My son lives in Santa Cruz and had booked the hotel for me. He said this was one of the... More 

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Hitching Post, General Manager at Hitching Post Studios Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us! We always enjoy the kind words! Your business and time are very much appreciated! Hope to see you on your next visit! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

Stood at the hitching post arrived late Danny the manager was very polite and respectfull of my needs he placed me in a really nice room that by the way was very spacious and clean also the wifi was really fast the other visitor's I spoke to also had nothing but good things to say about the management and there... More 

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Hitching Post, Manager at Hitching Post Studios Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your compliments to our motel and are glad to read you enjoyed your stay.We are sorry for any inconvenience and hope that will not deter you from returning and that we will have future opportunities to welcome you back. More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I booked a room more than 3 weeks in advance. The room was totally confirmed, but when I arrived with my friends the guy at the front desk says my reservation is canceled and I need to work through *booking site* to fix it. I called *booking site* and AGAIN confirmed my reservation. The Hitching Post front desk guy didn't... More 

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Hitching Post, Manager at Hitching Post Studios Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your reviews and please next time when you want to book any hotel, that time pleeeeese don't provide invalid CC because your reservation was cancelled due to your CC was declined thanks again for your reviews.....danny More 

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