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Boca del Cielo Inn

18 First Street, Santa Cruz, CA
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Boca del Cielo Inn
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Ranked #10 of 16 Santa Cruz B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here a few weeks ago and loved it. They were so nice and friendly. We stayed on the main floor in the Frida Kahlo themed room. Our bed was very comfortable and the room was clean. Nice private bathroom. It's in a great location with a free parking pass and we were able to just... More 

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Watsonville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My girlfriend and I stayed here on New Years Eve and it was perfect for us. We went to the Cocoanut Grove NYE party and after partying we walked probably less than 100 feet and we were at the front door to B&B. We did not need to worry about getting a cab = it was great. We stayed in... More 

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Toulouse, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

wDear all, This place is a must-stay ! Really good location (between down-town and sea-sid, the house is nice, bedrooms are quiet and confortable, and the breakfast is awesome !! The "staff" is really really kind, and they have a parrot :-) Full mexican style. Romain

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Sacramento, California
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Before I describe my negative opinion of this place, I will say that Boca del Cielo is located very near the Santa Cruz Boardwalk and the owners were pleasant. However, they charged me the full three nights on the very first day I checked in and neglected to let me know of the WIFI availability. Although booked for three nights... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Wonderful stay with our family at this charming Victorian inn, which was walking distance to both the boardwalk and beach as well as Pacific Avenue restaurants. The The breakfast was absolutely delicious, home cooked chorizo and eggs. Cute Bunk-beds in our room and an adorable parrot Tico kept our kids occupied. Very reasonably priced.

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Villanueva del Pardillo, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

My family and I also suffered a very bad experience like other users. We had book in Boca del Cielo Inn for a saturday night in August for two adults and two small children. We arrived there at 6 PM eagering to spend the rest of the evening at the beach, just to find out that there was nobody waiting... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My wife and I recently returned to Scotland from a three week trip around California. During the trip we stayed in a range of hotels, motels, cabins, and campsites around the state and despite not always having bookings we never had a problem finding somewhere to lay our heads - that was until Santa Cruz. We had been on the... More 

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Osoyoos, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Pete and Maria are superb hosts that make you feel like family. Wonderful room, free parking, Wi-Fi and excellent breakfast all included at a very reasonable price. We also loved the fact that our poodle was more than welcomed. We could walk everywhere we wanted to go and enjoyed ourselves knowing that our dog was fine in the room. We... More 

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Berkeley, California
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Where could you feel totally at home, sleep in a fourposter bed, be served fresh tortillas and nopales, watch the football game with a beer and the owner, and be treated like a member of the family? Maria and Pete have fixed up with Victorian House just a block from the beach, and 10 minute walk from downtown with antiques... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

I have never been to santa Cruz ca and was lost without a hotel room- I stumbled into a vacancy sign when everything else was totally booked- what an amazing charming old victorian inn- I will return!!!! My room was Frieda's Garden equipped with a king size canopy bed and a set of bunks and a private bath- each Room... More 

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