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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here. It's a family-owned, no-frills place that's clean, quiet, and comfortable. Heating was great, tv worked well, plumbing was perfect, and we slept very well! The sheets were clean and the pillows were fluffy.

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Fruita CO
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49 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

After the warm welcome (with a goody bag!!), our handy, at-grade room (no stairs!!) was clean & comfy. The room was spacious, had nice updated features, free internet, and I'll bet the seasonal pool (complete with BIG palm tree!) is nice in the summer. Staffers were very responsive. We stayed an extra day because we were so comfy- a nice... More 

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

Thank you for being our guest. I appreciate you taking the time to share your experiences while with us and I am pleased to know you had an enjoyable stay at our hotel. It is my sincerest hope that we have the opportunity to see you again on your next trip to the Santa Cruz CA More 

Lincoln, California
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35 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

Nothing special here. Service was good and they seem to care about keeping the grounds clean. The rooms are dated and could use some work, but that can be said about 75% of the hotel/motels in the area. Not great not terrible. Fair price for a fair room....nough said.

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

Thank you for being our guest. I appreciate you taking the time to share your experiences while with us and I am pleased to know you had an enjoyable stay at our hotel. It is my sincerest hope that we have the opportunity to see you again on your next trip to the Santa Cruz CA More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Was happy to find a decently priced motel on our way back to LA. Room was decent. Lots of room in the bathroom with mini fridge and microwave. Nice tv. No real complaints. Front desk was nice and accepting. Would stay again if we travel up this way.

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

Thank you for being our guest. I appreciate you taking the time to share your experiences while with us and I am pleased to know you had an enjoyable stay at our hotel. It is my sincerest hope that we have the opportunity to see you again on your next trip to the Santa Cruz CA More 

San Jose, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The Hitching Post is hands down the best place I've found in Santa Cruz, CA. Nestled on the east side of the city, it is on the beaten patch yet private enough to be surprisingly quite, very close to downtown, restaurants, groceries, the harbor and of course, the beaches. Large, clean, comfortable rooms are available with full kitchens - all... More 

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

Thank you for being our guest and for taking the time to share your experiences while with us. I am pleased to know you had an enjoyable stay at the hotel. It is my sincerest hope that we have the opportunity to see you again on your next trip to Santa Cruz California! . More 

Manhattan Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

This is one of the most comfortable hotels in Santa Cruz I have found the management and staff are as good as it gets. The location is perfect, walking distance to the harbor and downtown without the noise and crowds of downtown. The staff and service are excellent very well managed without the overpriced rates of downtown hotels. Great place... More 

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

Thank you for being our guest and for taking the time to share your experiences while with us. I am pleased to know you had an enjoyable stay at the hotel. It is my sincerest hope that we have the opportunity to see you again on your next trip to Santa Cruz California! . More 

Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Rooms are more than Comfortable. Staff is Friendly and Everything is Very Clean. Location is Perfect for Visiting All the Santa Cruz Attractions. Danny makes sure that Everyone Feels Welcome and Secure from any Uninvited Visitors.

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

Thanks for staying at HITCHING POST STUDIOS INN and thanks for your reviews we appreciate your business.Hope so this visit is not your last visit we want to see you again and again when you are in Santa Cruz ..... Thanks again More 

Morgan Hill, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

We often attend music events at a nearby venue and rather than face a long drive back home after a raucous night we stay here at this Inn. It is not pretentious in any way and is quite basic and simple. But it is neat, clean comfortable and inexpensive. The owner is friendly and helpful, there is plenty of hot... More 

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

Thanks for staying at HITCHING POST STUDIOS INN and thanks for your reviews we appreciate your business.Hope so this visit is not your last visit we want to see you again and again when you are in Santa Cruz ..... Thanks again More 

Palo Alto, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

The room, the welcome, the cute old-fashioned but very functional kitchen--all terrific. And the bed was super comfortable. This place has it all; clean, comfy, and the owner tries hard to make your stay just perfect.

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

Thank you for being our guest. I appreciate you taking the time to share your experiences while with us and I am pleased to know you had an enjoyable stay at our hotel. It is my sincerest hope that we have the opportunity to see you again on your next trip to the Santa Cruz CA More 

Atherton, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

We did not expect the Hitching Post to be as nice as it was, though we knew the price sure was a bargain. We rate it "excellent" based on the cost/benefit ratio. Our unit with the kitchen was roomy and well furnished. It is an older-type motel that has been painted and maintained very nicely. Management is friendly. For a... More 

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

Thank you for being our guest. I appreciate you taking the time to share your experiences while with us and I am pleased to know you had an enjoyable stay at our hotel. It is my sincerest hope that we have the opportunity to see you again on your next trip to the Santa Cruz CA More 

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