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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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Fremont, Nebraska
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72 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this during the Wharf to Wharf race and were charged a little over $400 a night! It was one of the last hotels left in town. Terrible that they do that to people. The rooms were nice and had wood floors. The wall are so thin that they leave you earplugs instead of chocolates on your bedside table.... More 

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BTan-GM, General Manager at Continental Inn, responded to this review

Dear Frugalgirl125: Thank you for sharing your recent experience at the Continental Inn. The Wharf to Wharf event is one of the largest events in the Santa Cruz area with accommodations being reserved well in advance. Many of the hotels will have their highest rates during this time due to the amount of travelers participating in the event and visiting... More 

Roseville, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted a decent place to take my daughter and her friends to Santa Cruz for a birthday weekend. I spent over $700 for two rooms at this place. Dogs barking in adjacent rooms. Partying upstairs until 4:00AM. Never again.

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BTan-GM, General Manager at Continental Inn, responded to this review

Dear chayes1114: Thank you for taking the time to share your comments regarding your stay at the Continental Inn. We are greatly disheartened to hear that you did not enjoy your time at the hotel and we would like to apologize for your overall experience. My Guest Service Hosts are available around the clock and always willing to address any... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was expecting your typical motel but the rooms were nicely decorated and comfortable (except for the beds) The front desk staff was amazing! A girl came in to program our remote and she stayed to get it done even had to leave to get a new one and came back promptly! Breakfast was perfect to get the day started... More 

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Lodi, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Very nice rooms that were clean and tastefully decorated. The people at the desk were very friendly and my children loved the spa. My only complaint was the spa had alot of sand in it. But we had a great stay and I would definitely recommend this place to anyone .

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Winter Park, FL
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33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We stayed there on the spur of the moment. We needed a place close to our son's house and we did a survey of properties at Beach and Soquel streets. This motel had a AAA sign in front so we drove in, checked out a room and booked here. The hotel has two buildings, one of which is directly across... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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45 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We stayed in the annex for a week while visiting our son and his wife. Our room was immaculate, quite spacious, and included a microwave and refrigerator. The people on the front desk were very friendly and helpful. It was also very nice to have laminate flooring when traveling with our dog. Although she is very well-behaved, we always worry... More 

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San Francisco, United States
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Location to Court house was great. Limited breakfast, but was nice not to have to find a place to eat, wait to order before day started. Overall location to restaurants was great, good Thai, Indian buffet, and chinese food all within walking distance. Jacuzzi was a plus, good place to unwind. Front desk was always very accommodating for dates we... More 

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Culver City, California
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I've been happy with this hotel and have stayed here three times when picking up my son from UC Santa Cruz. The rooms are spacious and updated. As a female traveling alone I felt safe parking at night and going in and out of my room. I have stayed in both the hotel office side and the pool side. The... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We drove to Santa Cruz for a 3 day stay initially, but the folks at the Continental Inn were so warm and welcoming until it was easy to extend our stay an additional two days. Based upon the price for 6 days and 5 nights, I don't think you can beat it. The rooms are spacious and complete with more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Came here with the family which includes two boys 7and 2. The rooms are very clean and comfortable. Kids enjoyed the pool..Love the amenities in the room. Breakfast was also very good. Staff was wonderful. Will definitely come back.

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