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Continental Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   414 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Ranked #24 of 51 hotels in Santa Cruz
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Port Orchard, Washington
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean rooms. Nice to have laminate floors instead of dirty carpeting. Housekeeping was excellent. Free breakfast was more than adequate. Easy and friendly check in. Somewhat noisy street, but would stay here again for sure

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Montreal, Canada
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23 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is very well located (walking distance to Santa Cruz's boardwalk), the staff was very nice to us and the room, even if a bit small, is nice. The only negative point that affected our stay is that the small fridge in our room was making noise randomly in the night... loud enough to wake us up! It was... More

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Carmichael, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay in Santa Cruz.fairly accommodating although a room we were supposed to get for an extra family member was given to people with a dog because we were told bottom floor had to be given to them first .A little put off by this considering there were dogs on the second floor.the rooms were clean and... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

The rooms are adorable. They have a tropical theme to them. The price was perfect and the rooms were spacious. The man who was working while we were there (seemed like he never left!) was super friendly and accomodating. I work at a hotel myself, and I will tell you that is what I value most. Our room had a... More

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College Place, Washington
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16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Average; good price ($67 - $74 for two queen beds); on main street into Santa Cruz & nest to a service station, but not noisy; below to average continental (maybe that's why it is named Continental Inn) breakfast. Rooms on both sides of main street into Santa Cruz.

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Santa Cruz, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

I am actually a Santa Cruz resident who travels often and when in town I practically live here. Upgrades and remodeling have make this 3 star hotel more like a 4 star. Flat screen TV's, security cameras, hardwood floors, very good wireless, very professional staff, clean rooms, great breakfast, new wooden blinds (very classy) and only a couple of blocks... More

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Healdsburg, California, United States
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We have stayed here three times for weekend getaways in Santa Cruz. The rooms are clean, the service is great, and people are friendly. It's a great "bang for your buck" type of place - it's inexpensive, but the rooms are lovely, there's reliable wifi and they're great with dogs. We have had a great time each time we've been... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

We decided to stay in Santa Cruz for a second night. We moved from a "three star hotel" to the Continental Inn. Minus the plush grounds at the "three star" hotel, everything at the Continental Inn met or exceeded the local "three star" hotel. I read the TripAdvisor reviews and decided to take a chance on this hotel a midst... More

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Santa Fe, NM
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14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I stayed for a week at the Continental Inn, and it was so convenient to all the places I needed to go for my class, and for meals, and for scenery. The staff at the desk were so kind and good natured. My room had fridge, microwave, sitting room and very big bath space. The only thing lacking was windows... More

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Sacramento, California, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013 via mobile

Beautiful inside and out! The rooms were clean and nicely decorated. The bathroom was one i would be very happy with in my own home and they have hardwood floors so no smells from previous dogs that stayed here! I would stay here again in a heart beat.

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Additional Information about Continental Inn

Also Known As:
Continental Hotel
Continental Hotel Santa Cruz
Continental Santa Cruz
Address: 414 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #24 of 51 hotels in Santa Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Continental Inn 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Continental Inn is an affordably elegant hotel in the heart of Santa Cruz, just minutes from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Municipal Wharf and just a short walk to the downtown area. Business and leisure travelers alike appreciate the amenities of our hotel. For comfort, convenience and quality service, the Continental Inn is your choice when visiting Santa Cruz. ... more   less 
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