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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Jesse_BandadesMusic San Francisco, California
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was referred to this hotel by a friend and had a great experience. The hotel is seems brand new! Very clean and comfortable. I have recently been traveling to Santa Cruz every weekend for two months now. I have stayed at multiple hotels in the area and called about every one of them. Continental Inn is for sure the... More

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Sacramento, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was very pleasantly surprised. We arrived 4 hours before check in, they said I could park my car and go enjoy the boardwalk. Checking as at 3pm. So off we went headed to the boardwalk. Be aware it is a one mile walk to get to the boardwalk about a solid 25-30minutes. We went back at 3pm to check... More

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Santa Cruz, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Big remodel, recessed lights, designer paint schemes, NEW beds (OH YEAH) , new lamps, flat screens. Not a motel anymore---feels more like an inn or hotel. The annex building is my favorite and like the title says---all new.. I noted some recent reviews regarding rude management (TOTAL NONSENSE)---small rooms, yeah, smaller on the office side but very clean and elegant... More

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Santa Cruz
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

The cons about this hotel are that in the room that we booked we wanted to call and ask the front desk what the wifi passcode was and I notice the phone doesn't work and the button for front desk was crossed out with pen. Also the tv in the second room we had was one of the old curved... More

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Reno, Nevada
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We called and were quoted a price and made a reservation for a pet friendly room for one night. When we got there no one was at the check in desk. We rang the door buzzer a few times and after about 5 or 10 min. someone stuck their head through a door an said that they would be with... More

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Reno, Nevada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Very up to date if you choose to upgrade. The guy in the front gave us a little bit of a rough time with our check in, but he knew Santa Cruz well and gave us good places to eat. I wouldn't travel back to Santa Cruz to vacation, but I would stay here again if I was traveling through.

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Washington, Utah
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Four of us stayed here on 16 & 17 Apr 2014. It is a conveniently located motel with nearby access to the 101 Freeway, the Beach, the Boardwalk and the Downtown Area. It is pretty much just an average motel with average-size rooms and small bathrooms. If one is looking for upscale lodging, this is not the place to look.... More

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Port Orchard, Washington
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

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
1 review
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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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*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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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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