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Continental Inn

2.0 of 5 414 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

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 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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Davis, California
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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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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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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is probably the nicest hotel we've stayed at over our 2 week vacation here in Cali! It's so nice! Wifi is super fast. Room was very clean and nice. It's got a Keurig coffee maker, microwave, refrigerator, and other necessary amenities. Also has complimentary breakfast, but we like to sleep in and it's all the way on the other... More 

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Pinole, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Planned a last minute summer beach getaway with my fiance and our puppy.. Was very happy to get this 3-star hotel at a 2-star price, big plus that it is pet friendly as well! This place is about 4 blocks from the Boardwalk, excellent location. The property is pretty modern. We stayed in the annex. Originally they had us in... More 

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Redding, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We (my 11 year old son and I) stayed for 3 nites in July 2014. The Continental Inn is about 3-4 blocks from the Boardwalk and a quick drive to anywhere in Santa Cruz or Capitola. It is located on Ocean Avenue which is very heavy with traffic - so trying to make the left turn into their parking lot... More 

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Address: 414 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Continental Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 49
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Also Known As:
Continental Hotel Santa Cruz
Continental Santa Cruz

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