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Seaway Inn

176 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Ranked #12 of 52 Hotels in Santa Cruz
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked 2 rooms as a walk-in due to a last minute change of plan that meant we had to be in Santa Cruz. The price was ok, the breakfast good and the wi-fi was fast. We had the front upstairs room and a second room on the ground floor, middle location. Just after unpacking, i found a dry French fry... More

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I apologize that the french fry was left until the next day; I did question that particular staff member about the issue and asked why it was left there as I can completely understand how you would feel about having someone's leftover food on the floor of your room. I was aware of the situation... More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for 1 night on our PCH road trip in October. The hotel is in Fantastic location, only a short stroll from the beach and pier. the staff were very welcoming and friendly, we were shown to our room very efficiently. The room we had, room 117 was great, very comfortable and from the balcony... More

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments! We look forward to seeing you again! More

Adelaide, Australia
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105 reviews 105 reviews
36 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delightful small place, overlooking the bay. We went opposite first to the Dream Inn. it was $225 plus parking $ 25 so $250 plus tax - more than we paid In San Fran. So we went across the road to Seaway Inn. We got their best room, 2 queens, back of property away from the road, upstairs overlooking the bay... More

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments about our property. We are happy to hear that you appreciated the view from your room! We hope that we get the chance to accommodate you again! More

Overland Park, Kansas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you don't mind not having an ocean view, the annex location is a good value. It is roughly a block away from the main motel. Walking is definitely the more direct way to go to the main motel for breakfast/ snacks with all the one way streets in the area. Location was extremely convenient, eliminating hassle of parking.

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our annex property. We actually do not offer these room types online, as we've had so much confusion in the past with guests not realizing that they were booking a room offsite from our West Cliff Drive property, so you would have to always call us directly, if you wish to book this particular... More

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for an affordable, comfortable family hotel within walking distance of downtown Santa Cruz and also the boardwalk and beach area. The staff was super friendly, the room clean and comfortable, the breakfast good, and the wifi fast. Location couldn't have been better.

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our property. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed our location and hope to see you again, should you be in Santa Cruz. More

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105 reviews 105 reviews
20 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we decided to do a 4 night trip to northern Cali and stay in 4 different hotels in various places along our route. i am usually leery about staying in these little hotels because so many of them are usually old and dirty but what a great surprise this place was from the minute we pulled into the parking lot.... More

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our property. I was happy to hear that we offer a few little touches that you may not find elsewhere. We look forward to seeing you again! More

Oakdale, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

When we go back to Santa Cruz, I will definitely ok here gain. The rooms were clean, comfortable, staff was friendly, and helpful. The little café they have for the breakfast, and afternoon/evening snacks were GREAT! Perfect location for walks to wharf, boardwalk, or the walk along West Cliff Dr. Book with these guys, and you are well taken care... More

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed yourselves while staying with us. We look forward to seeing you again! More

Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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120 reviews 120 reviews
44 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This is a small motel on the hill overlooking Santa Cruz, very easy to find, easy to park, very good location. Good size clean room, we had one on the first floor with chairs outside overlooking the sea. Very relaxing. The staff were extremely helpful. Breakfast was provided and offered all the usual for a small motel.

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the location and look forward to getting the chance to accommodate you again, should you be in Santa Cruz in the future. More

Newcastle, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Just across from the beach, very friendly staff, basic American breakfast (we had been to Germany prior where breakfasts are excellent!). Close to amenities. Rooms were of good size, very 'homely' and clean. Good views from balcony. Price was very reasonable

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our property! We hope to see you again, should you be in the area. More

Marina, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The room was very nice. Loved the big shower and the best part of it all was the beautiful view of the ocean. The lobby was very clean lot of choices to eat. Liked the fact that they were open 24 hours. Met very nice people from all over while eating.

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BeachGazer176, General Manager at Seaway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed all of the little conveniences that our property has to offer and look forward to accommodating you again. More

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Address: 176 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 18
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