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Ocean Gate Inn

1.5 of 5 Hotel   |   111 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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KBH S
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Was there the 7th of Feb. 2014 and I wish I could forget that date. The room was smelling of old smoke. Found black hair at the toilet, everything was worn out, the light with motion Sensors had a life on it's own that we had to wake up during the night to turn it of. My wife wanted to... More

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Yuba City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

I rented room 21 from 11/22 through 11/28/13 and was very satisfied! It was clean, had two queen beds and a slider to a private balcony. Black out curtains that kept it very dark in the room for sleeping! Flat screen mounted on the wall, but no alarm clock in the room. Set up a wake up call instead! No... More

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LOMike
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

We thought proximity to the boardwalk would mean proximity to the beach and charming amenities--wrong, wrong, wrong. Even at $60 per night, this hotel is no bargain. It is not only dated, but very poorly maintained. The bathroom fan made an ungodly noise. The sink didn't drain. The paint job was poor dirty in spots. The carpet was dirty. The... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012 via mobile

This place was definitely not up kept to standards. Either they don't clean the room at all or just don't care enough to clean the whole room. It has great potential and was a spacious room with a nice deck but as said, thumbs down for management. Checked for bed bugs and don't think there were any. Sheets at least... More

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Kingsburg, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

First of all the location was great just a 5 minute walk to the boardwalk not to bad, service desk great, the problem was they gave us our rooms but they weren't even cleaned yet when we went to use the restrooms there was no running water which they forgot to tell us when we checked in when we came... More

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Whittier, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

Room was clean. Satellite TV. however you can not turn the volume up LOUD! Staff is helpful and courteous. It was Graduation weekend so VERY EXPENSIVE.

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Herts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

We stayed there as we were desperate to find somewhere after a long drive.....I wish we had gone that little bit further. The room was noisy and not very clean. Difficult to get back to once we left to go out for the evening, ended driving around Santa Cruz trying to find it again. The hotel owner said it was... More

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Sacramento, California
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2011

This is possibly the worst hotel I have ever stayed in...ever! The beds were horrible- we got NO sleep. It was loud, the lights didn't work in the room. (They were fixed, but seriously-the power cord was cut!) The balcony had 1 dirty plastic chair on it AND we were "showered" on by rowdy folks upstairs urinating off of their... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2011

First, there is only one driveway to the place which makes it really hard to get in because you get caught up in one-way streets when you're trying to get back. The room we had was nice. Nice furniture and the bed was extremely comfortable. It is a bit run down (the wall paint is chipping in places) but it's... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2011 via mobile

Where do I start? I arrive to the hotel to check in. The lady gives me a disclaimer form that I have to sign before I can check in. I ask what it is before I read and she said she wasn't sure. Mind you she looked 14 years old and working on school work by herself. I asked if... More

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Also Known As:
Ocean Gate Hotel Santa Cruz
Ocean Gate Hotel
Address: 111 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Restaurant Swimming Pool
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Ranked #45 of 51 hotels in Santa Cruz
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Hotel Class:1.5 star — Ocean Gate Inn 1.5*
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