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Ocean Gate Inn

1.5 of 5 111 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Stayed for two nights and paid over $500. I have spent far less at 4 star hotels. This place is dirty and worn out. Batjtoom was not cleaned well and carpet is filthy. They charge for location which is walking distance to Boardwalk but the the neighborhood is not safe at night with drug and gang activity right on the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This place was pretty good. It was nothing fancy, but for 1-2 nights worked. It's a short walk to the boardwalk. The rooms itself are tired and needs some updating. The worst part was seeing the burnt and ripped iron board cover. Something like that costs $4 to replace. Lastly, there is no way that elevator meets code. Duct tape... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This place was terrible the room smelled, everything was old and run down. And for two hundred a night. I feel like I was ripped off, but under the circumstances we had no choice. We needed a room for our kids to sleep. I will never stay there again.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Address: 111 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Ocean Gate Inn 1.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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