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Continental Inn

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414 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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monterey
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hardwood floors, comfortable bed, flat-screen TVs, and a clean bathroom. Friendly front desk staff. Breakfast included. This hotel is a great choice when you don't want to spend a lot but want clean and comfortable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just spent 5 nights at the Continental Inn. For the price and location it was excellent. It is not a corporate chain, but the quality of the room and the location make it better than a chain. It is an older motel that has been updated to include hardwood floors; tile, granite and new fixtures in the bathroom; excellent,... More 

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Reno, Nevada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We spent 1 night at this motel. I was a little hesitant after reading some of the reviews. Our experience the staff was very friendly, our room was very clean, and breakfast was normal continental fare. When we make it back to Santa Cruz we will stay here again.

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We usually stay in 4 star hotels, but decided to give a lower priced option a chance and were overwhelmingly surprised. We booked the hotel directly through their webpage and saved $10/night versus booking it through the aggregation sites (Expedia, Kayak, etc). Pros - Great room amentities: microwave, fridge, k-cup coffee, flat panel TV - Great free breakfast with cereal,... More 

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Joliet, Illinois
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

Choosing a hotel from a website is like a blind date. Pictures and text are no substitute for the real thing. Our one night stand here was definitely worth the price. They've taken what is probably a 50 year old building and made it shine. There are obviously some things you can't change in an old building, but they have... More 

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Palm Springs, California, United States
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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Definitely will be back, very nice for the price. There are pricier hotels if that's your thing, but for the value this one fits the bill! Like the recently remodeled decor. I prefer floors to yucky carpet so again this works for me!

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

For the price, it was clean, spacious, comfortable and convenient. It is neither in downtown or on the beach but is close enough to both to be considered a grat location. They have a pool and hot tub which we never used but looked great. It's cheap for California and the staff are brilliant. Big breakfast is free with the... More 

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Sacramento, California
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We zipped across traffic and into the busy parking lot of a 60s style motor hotel in the heart of Santa Cruz. Given the reviews I was a little taken aback. There was a long line in reception and the super friendly guy (I am such a jerk for forgetting his name) did a great job of helping us all... More 

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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This hotel is a great midrange property in Santa Cruz. We planned a trip with short notice and did some digging around for a place to stay, this property fit our budget and had a great location. We checked in and hotel staff was nice and helpful when directing us to nearby restaurants (Thai, Chinese, Italian in walking distance). The... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Noisy hotel guests combined with thin walls and floor make it impossible to sleep. When we called the front desk to ask them to address the issue of the noisy guests above us the staff said the guests were Asian and just settling in after checking in 15 minutes ago.. Well, first of all I didn't care what nationality they... More 

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